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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
1922-New York Soccer Club defeats Flesicher Yarn 4-1 in an American Soccer League game at New York Oval.
1932-Penn win its third straight intercollegiate soccer championship with a 6-0 victory over Princeton.
1966-The Hartford City Council approves the use of Dillon Stadium for professional soccer. Two competing groups want to place a team in the city.
1968-Maryland advances to the NCAA semifinals with a 2-1 win over Hartwick in front of 6,500 fans at College Park.
1968-Michigan State advances to the NCAA semifinals by virtue of a 10-2 advantage in corner kicks over West Chester University after the two teams played four overtimes and were still tied 2-2.
1970-Howard University advances to the NCAA semifinals with a 1-0 win over Philadelphia Textile in the conclusion of an earlier match that was stopped because of a melee involving players and fans.
1975-The Seattle Sounders announce they have sold 8,288 season tickets for 1976, up from 7,477.
1976-After one season and $100,000 in losses, the American Soccer League's Tacoma Tides announce they are folding.
1977-The New York Cosmos promote General Manager Mike Martin to Vice President, General Manager and member of the Board of Directors.
1977-The NASL franchise that moved from Hawaii to Tulsa names former Chicago Sting coach and Manchester United player Bill Foulkes as its head coach, and Noel Lemon as General Manager.
1978-The Los Angeles Aztecs announce a working relationship with Arsenal, that will see the English club provide two players to the NASL team.
1979-Damir Sutevski scores two goals to lead the New York Arrows to a 6-4 win over the Wichita Wings at the Kansas Coliseum.
1980-Indiana University gets three second half goals to defeat Cleveland State 3-0 in the final of the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, posting their 16th shutout of the season
1982-The winless Los Angeles Lazers lose their 8th straight game, 8-4 to the Buffalo Stallions at The Forum.
1983-After a two-year absence, professional soccer returns to Minnesota, as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers move to the Twin Cities.
1984-The United States and Ecuador play to a 0-0 tie in a friendly at Hofstra University.
1985-Tatu scores four goals as the Dallas Sidekicks defeat the Wichita Wings 8-6 at the Kansas Coliseum.
1986-Baltimore Blast goalkeeper Keith Van Eron makes ten saves to post a 2-0 shutout against the Dallas Sidekicks at Reunion Arena.
1988-The Western Soccer Alliance announce it is changing its name to Western Soccer League and adding teams in the San Francsico Bay Area and Santa Barbara.
1990-Hector Marinaro has two goals and four assists as the Cleveland Crunch rout the Baltimore Blast 11-2 at the Richfield Coliseum.
1990-Tatu scores three goals for the third time in the season, including the 300th of his career, as the Dallas Sidekicks beat the Wichita Wings 9-7 at Reunion Arena.
1990-Despite leading the American Professional Soccer League's Western conference in attendance with a 4,811 average, the New Mexico Chiles announce they will fold after losing nearly $100,000.
1991-Michelle Akers scores the winning goal to give the United States the first ever FIFA Women's World Championship with a 2-1 victory of Norway in Canton, China.
1991-The Tulsa Ambush earn their first ever victory, 14-13 over the Chicago Power at the Expo Square Pavilion.
1997-Rudy Pikuzinski becomes the fifth player in NPSL history to score 1,000 points in the Buffalo Blizzard's 12-10 overtime victory over Montreal.
2000- The NPSL terminates operations of the Edmonton Drillers franchise.
2002- Giuliano Celenza scores two goals, including the game winner at 2:27 of overtime, as the Baltimore Blast down the Harrisburg Heat 10-8.
2007-Mike Apple scores two goals as the Detroit Ignition rally from four points down to topple the previously undefeated Baltimore Blast 11-4 in front of a standing-room crowd of 3,883 at Compuware Sports Arena.
2007-Danesha Adams scores her 14th goal of the season in the 104th minute to lift the UCLA Bruins to s 3-2 win over Portland in an NCAA Quarterfinal game at Drake Stadium
2007- Sanna Tallonen scores all three goals to lead the Florida State Seminoles to a 3-2 overtime win over Connecticut in an NCAA Quarterfinal game at Seminole Soccer Stadium
2008-Sydney Leroux scores twice to lead the the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team to a 3-0 quarterfinal victory over England to reach the semifinals of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
2011-Robbie Keane scores the only goal as the Los Angeles Galaxy kick off their three-game international tour with a 1-0 win over an Indonesian all-star team at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia.
2012-Kealia Ohai scores in the 102nd minute giving North Carolina a 1-0 win over Stanford in the College Cup semifinal at Torrero Stadium.
2012-Christine Nairn scores 1:12 into overtime advancing Penn State to their first-ever NCAA Championship game with a 2-1 win over Florida State at Torrero Stadium.
2014- The LA Galaxy fall to Seattle Sounders FC 2-1 at CenturyLink Field, but advance on the away goal tiebreaker after a 2-2 aggregate draw over the two-leg MLS semifinal.
2013- Taylor Smith scores a golden goal to lead UCLA to a 1-0 double overtime win over North Carolina to advance the to the NCAA College Cup for the ninth time in program history.
2016-In one of the league's most memorable playoff games, Toronto FC defeats the Montreal Impact 5-2 at BMO Field, talking the two game series 7-5 on aggregate to advance to MLS Cup for the first time.