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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
1931-Rudolph Nickolsburger scores two goals as the Hakoah All Stars defeat the New York Americans 5-1 in an American Soccer League game at Commercial Field in Brooklyn.
1936-Maccabees of Palestine play to a 1-1 tie with Chicago Sparta in the final game of their U.S. tour in front of 7,000 at Sparta Stadium.
1967-The Atlanta Chiefs sign 17-year old Jamaican National Team player Allan Cole.
1977-The transfer of Team Hawaii to Tulsa is approved by the NASL, marking the third city, starting with San Antonio in 1976, in as many years for the team owned by H. Ward Lay.
1990-Tatu's second hat trick in a week comes in the Dallas Sidekicks 7-6 win over the Cleveland Crunch at Reunion Arena
1996-The Buffalo Blizzard beat the Detroit Rockers 16-11 before 13,902 fans in the first NPSL game at the new Marine Midland Arena.
1997-Roland Agyare's first career hat trick leads the Detroit Rockers to a 14-11 win over the Wichita Wings at Cobo Arena.
2002- Sean Bowers posts four points and six blocks as the Baltimore Blast defeat the Milwaukee Wave 16-14 at the Baltimore Arena.
2008-The New York Red Bulls reach MLS Cup for the very first time taking as 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake on a Dave Van den Bergh goal at sold out Rio Tinto Stadium.
2011-The New England Revolution name Jay Heaps as the team's new head coach, replacing Steve Nicol.
2011- Edson Buddle, Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore score first half goals to lead the United States to its first win on European soil since 2008 with a 3-2 victory over Slovenia at fog-shrouded Stozice Stadium in Ljubljana.
2013-The United States Men's National Team plays Scotland to a scoreless draw at Hampden Park in Glasgow.
2015-Powered by a hat trick by Gaston Cellerino that gives them a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 10,166 fans at James M. Shuart Stadium, the New York Cosmos capture their second NASL Championship in three years.
2016- Second-half substitute Joel Campbell tallies twice as Costa Rica thrashes the United States 4-0 in a World Cup qualifier at Estadio Nacional in San Jose.
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