THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY OCTOBER 5

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY OCTOBER 5

October 5

1968-U.S. National Teamer Pete Millar gives New York Inter an early lead over the Rochester Lancers, but Ken Allison nets a first half equalizer as the teams play to a 1-1 tie in an American Soccer League game at Aquinas Stadium.

1977-A crowd of 24,689 sees Giorgio Chinaglia score for the New York Cosmos and Reynaldo score for Santos as the teams play to a 1-1 draw in the Pontiac Silverdome.

1978-Cincinnati Reds stars Pete Rose is introduced as one of the investors in the Major Indoor Soccer League's Cincinnati Kids.

1981-The San Jose Earthquakes open their tour of the United Kingdom with  3-1 loss to the Hibernians of the Scottish Premier Division.

1997-Dave Doyle's four goals helped the Dallas Sidekicks even their playoff series with Monterrey LaRaza at one game apiece, with a 10-5 win. Tatu scored the game winner.

1997-Rob Nichols scored two goals, including the game winner, and Mirko Castillo added two goals as the Indiana Twisters defeated the Houston Hotshots 7-4 to even their CISL playoff series at one.

1997-John Olu-Molomo's three goals, including the game winner helped the Seattle SeaDogs sweep their playoff series with the Portland Pride, with a 6-5 game two win.

2002-Carlos Ruiz scores two goals as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Colorado Rapids 4-0 in game 1 of their MLS semifinal series at the Rose Bowl.

2003-Kerstin Garefrekes, Maren Meinert and Birgit Prinz all score to give Germany a 3-0 win over the USWNT in the semifinal of the Women's World Cup at Civic Stadium in Portland.

2007-Kevin Hartman makes his 1,000th career save to help preserve the  Kansas City Wizards 1-1- draw with D.C. United at Arrowhead Stadium

 2010- In front of the largest crowd to witness an Open Cup final in the history of the 97-year-old tournament, Seattle Sounders FC become the first team to repeat as champion in almost three decades with a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew in front of 31,311 at Qwest Field.

2012- Jill Ellis is named interim coach of the U.S. Women's National Team while the search for a successor to Pia Sundhage is conducted.

2013- Kleberson buries a free kick in stoppage time to give the Philadelphia Union a 1-0 win over Toronto FC  at sold-out PPL Park.

2014- Felix Borja nets his first MLS goal at the start of the second half as Chivas USA  shuts down Real Salt Lake  1-0 to halt seven-game losing and 12-game winless streaks.

2015- Obafemi Martins scores twice and Clint Dempsey adds a goal and an assist as Seattle Sounders FC steamroll the Colorado Rapids 4-1  at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

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