THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JULY 7

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

 

July 7

1947-The Chicago Vikings and Fall River Pontas play to a 1-1 draw in the opening game of their two game series for the U.S. Open Cup at Mark's Stadium in Tiverton, Mass. Jim McDermott scores for Chicago in the second minute, but Eddie Souza ties the game with a late goal.

1979-Player coach Peter Walls scores two goals in the last nine minutes to lead the California Surf to a 3-2 win over the Memphis Rogues.

1979-Marinho scores both goals as the New York Cosmos defeat the New England Tea Men 2-1 before the Tea Men's largest crowd of the season at Nickerson Field, 15,763.

1982-Edmonton Drillers' goals by Kai Haaskivi and Jan Goossens hand the New York Cosmos their third straight loss, 2-1 at Clarke Stadium.

1996-Nebo Bandovic scores six goals in the Houston Hotshots 10-7 CISL win over the Detroit Neon.

2001-The WUSA's Carolina Courage snap a five-game winless streak with a 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Charge at State Capital Soccer Park in Cary, NC.

2005-Landon Donovan scores twice as the United States rallies for three goals after the 88th minute to defeat Cuba 4-1 in a Gold Cup match at Qwest Field in Seattle.

2007-Chad Barrett ends the Chicago Fire’s 286-minute scoreless streak with a penalty kick in the 70th minute in a 1-1 tie with Toronto FC at Toyota Park.

2009- Stuart Holden sets up goals by Clarence Goodson and Kenny Cooper as the United States win their Gold Cup semifinal rematch with Honduras 2-0  at Soldier Field.

2010-Ella Masar scores her third goal in as many games, lifting the Chicago Red Stars (WPSL) to a 1-1 draw with the Atlanta Beat at Toyota Park.

2010-Nate Jaqua scores both goals to give Seattle Sounders FC a 2-0 Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup win over the LA Galaxy at the Spitfire Sports Complex in Tukwilla, Wash..

2012-Alvaro Saborio has a second-half hat trick to power Real Salt Lake  past the Portland Timbers 3-0 at Rio Tinto Stadium.

2013-The Chicago Fire see their six-game unbeaten streak come to an end  as they fall to Sporting Kansas City 2-1 at Toyota Park. The loss is the first for the Fire since May 18.

2013-Robbie Keane takes over the MLS assists lead by setting up both goals as the LA Galaxy shut out FC Dallas 2-0 at the StubHub Center.

2013-Martinique's Fabrice Reuperne scores three minutes into stoppage time to boost the Caribbean side to a stunning 1-0 Group A triumph over Canada in the Gold Cup opener at the Rose Bowl.

2015-Clint Dempsey's two goals lead the US Men's National Team to a 2-1 victory over Honduras in a Group A match of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup in front of a sellout crowd at Toyota Stadium.

2016-Adrian Heath is fired as head coach of Orlando City SC.

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