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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
1967-The Baltimore Bays sign their first two players, twin brothers Art and Asher Welch from Jamaica.
1968-The Boston Beacons sign their first two players, Erik Dyreborrg and Dennis Ziadie.
1978-Sonny Askew scores 3:08 into overtime to give the Washington Diplomats a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies at the D.C. Armory.
1979-With a 5-4 win at Nassau Coliseum, the Cincinnati Kids move into first place in the MISL ahead of the New York Arrows.
1982-Lipton Tea Co. reaches an agreement with a group of local businessmen that would keep the Jacksonville Tea Men in business. Under the agreement the company says it would post the league bond of $150,000 and lease the franchise to the local group for three years.
1983-Former Greek National Team coach Alkis Panagoulias is named coach of the U.S. National Team and Team America.
1984-Pato Margetic has three goals and five assists, Karl-Heinz Granitza has three goals and four assists and Dale Russell three goals and one assist in the Chicago Sting's 14-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies in front of 13,138 at Chicago Stadium.
1986-Steve Zungul's three goals and two assists lead the San Diego Sockers to their 11th straight win, 13-3 over the Kansas City Comets at Kemper Arena.
1992-The Chicago Power win their 16th straight home game, 15-10 over the Illinois Thunder at the Horizon.
2000-Scott Hileman makes 35 saves to backstop the Baltimore Blast to a 15-11 win over the Montreal Impact.
2000-Gino DiFlorio ties a team record with 11 points in the Harrisburg Heat's 18-16 loss to the Buffalo Blizzard.
2006- Giuliano Celenza scores three goals and Joel Bailey and Aduato Neto add two each as the Baltimore Blast defeat the St. Louis Steamers 12-7 at 1st Mariner Arena.
2007- Heather O'Reilly scores the only goal as the United States picks up its second draw of the Four Nations Tournament, 1-1 against England in Guangzhou, China.
2010- Second-half goals from Kristie Mewis and Teresa Noyola, both from set pieces, lead the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team to a 2-1 victory over Costa Rica in the first semifinal of the CONCACAF U-20 Women's Championships in Guatemala City, to earn a berth to the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany.
2010- Following one season losses estimated at $1 million, the Los Angeles Sol of Women's Professional Soccer ceases operations.
2013- Former Los Angeles Galaxy player Chris Klein, who retired as a player following the 2010 season is appointed as the new President of the Galaxy.
2015- Mark Gonzalez scores twice within a nine-minute span to lead Chile to a 3-2 win over the United States at Estadio El Teniente, extending their winless streak to five games
2015- Indy Eleven unveils artist's renderings and a new plan for a new 18,500-seat multipurpose stadium proposed for downtown Indianapolis.