THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY NOVEMBER 19

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  
November 19, 

1921-Princeton clinches the Intercollegiate Association Football League championship with a 5-1 win over Penn.

1922-Archie Stark gives New York FC a first half lead, but Joe Bishop equalizes in the second half for the Brooklyn Wanderers as the teams tied 1-1 at Hawthorne Field.

1927-Princeton ends its season with a 8-0 win over Penn, posting a perfect 8-0 record to win the Intercollegiate Association Football League championship for the third straight year.

1932-Elmer A. Schroeder, President of the United States Football Association, announces that Philadelphia will be represented in the American Soccer League for the season that opens in two weeks.

1967-Slavia of Prague plays the New York Greek Americans to a 0-0 tie.

1967-Nelson Bergamo scores three goals in the Rochester Lancers 5-0 win over the Baltimore Flyers in an American Soccer League game at Aquinas Stadium.

1977-The American Soccer League awards a second Los Angeles area franchise to Jack Young, the  former owner of the LA Skyhawks.

1980-Thomas Rongen scores both goals as the Washington Diplomats defeat the Indonesian National team 2-0 in Jakarta.

1980- The Hartford Hellions win their third straight game, 5-4, over the Buffalo Stallions at the Hartford Civic Center.

1980-Four goals by David Bradford leads the Detroit Express to a 7-2 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at the Pontiac Silverdome in an NASL indoor game.

1983-Paul Child and Dave MacKenzie each score two goals to lead the Pittsburgh Spirit past the Baltimore Blast 8-5 at the Baltimore Civic Center.

1983-Kaz Deyna scores four goals and adds an assist in the San Diego Sockers 11-9 win over the Golden Bay Earthquakes in front of 11,580 at the San Diego Sports Arena.

1989-Paul Caligiuri scores a stunning 31st minute goal as the United States defeats Trinidad & Tobago 1-0 at National Stadium in Port of Spain. The win clinches a spot in the 1990 World Cup for the U.S., their first since 1950.

1989-Drago scores a goal, and assists on three others as the Atlanta Attack defeat the Chicago Power 13-3 at the Horizon.

1991-April Heinrichs scores  two goals as the United States blanks Brazil 5-0 to assure a spot in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Championship in Panyu, China.

1994- Leonson Lewis scores in the 41st minute as Trinidad & Tobago defeats the United States 1-0 at National Stadium in Port of Prince.

1994-Columbus mayor Greg Lashutka proposes spending $50 million to build a stadium at the site of the Ohio Penitentiary for city's new franchise in Major League Soccer.

2008- The U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team opens the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup with a 3-0 victory over France as forward Sydney Leroux comes off the bench at halftime to play a part in all three goals, setting up the first and scoring two of her own.

2008- Kenny Cooper and Freddy Adu each score their first international goals as the United States beats Guatemala 2-0 in the final World Cup qualifier at Dicks Sporting Goods Park.

2009-  After leading the LA Galaxy with 12 goals and six assists in 25 games, despite missing a month of the season while at the FIFA Confederations Cup, Landon Donovan is named MLS MVP for the first time in his career.

2010-FC Dallas playmaker David Ferreira is named the  MLS Most Valuable Player after  scoring eight goals and notching 13 assists, second most in the league.

2011-Tobin Heath scores a second half goal to lift the United States to a 1-1 tie with Sweden in front of a the largest crowd to ever see the U.S. women in Arizona, 18,482 at University of Phoenix Stadium.

2012-The New York Cosmos name Giovanni Savarese head coach.

2012-LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham announces that the MLS Cup on Saturday, December 1 will be his final competitive game with the club.

2013- Marc Janko scores the lone goal in the 33rd minute for Austria in a 1-0 win over the United States at Ernst-Happel-Stadion in Vienna.

2013-  Major League Soccer  awards Orlando City SC an expansion team that will join the league for the 2015 season.

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