THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY MARCH 29

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
 
MARCH 29

 

1914-The Brooklyn Celtics reach the semifinal of the National Challenge Cup with a 2-0 win over Columbia Oval.

1925-Boston wins the American Soccer League Cup by defeating Fall River 2-1 in front of 17,000 fans at Marks Stadium in Tiverton, R.I.

1977-A group of potential investors meet with NASL Commissioner Phil Woosnam about bringing a team to Indianapolis.

1981-Giorgio Chinaglia scores two goals to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes at Spartan Stadium.

1981-Steve Zungul scores four goals as the New York Arrows capture their third straight Major Indoor Soccer League Championship with a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Steamers in front of 17,206 at the Checkerdome.

1991-Thompson Usiyan scores at 5:10 of overtime to give the St. Louis Storm an 8-7 win over the Baltimore Blast.

1992-Alex Bunbury scores two goals as Canada defeats South Korea 2-0 at Caledonia Park in British Colombia.

2001-An HSBC Arena crowd of 10,329 watches the Buffalo Blizzard beat the Philadelphia KiXX 18-15.

2009-Allison Faulk scores the first goal in WPS history and Camille Abily adds another late in the game as the LA Sol defeat the Washington Freedom 2-0 at the Home Depot Center.

2009-The Detroit Ignition back into the first inaugural Xtreme Soccer League championship with an 11-7 record thanks to a 15-14 win by the New Jersey Ironmen over the Milwaukee Wave.

2011-The United States falls to Paraguay 1-0 in front of a Tennessee state record soccer crowd of 29,059 at LP Field.

2014-Dom Dwyer scores in the second minute of stoppage time to give Sporting Kansas City a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

2015-Teenager Jordan Allen scores in the 89th minute to give Real Salt Lake a dramatic 2-1 victory over Toronto FC at Rio Tinto Stadium.2016-The United States fails to qualify for the Rio Olympics, falling 2-1 to Colombia in a playoff for the final berth at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

2016-The U.S. keeps its World Cup hopes alive with a convincing 4-0 win over Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium.

 

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