THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY OCTOBER 11

Posted by Charles Cuttone 11/10/2017 0 Comment(s)

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

October 11:

1931-With the New York selection leading 3-1, a game with Racing Madrid at Commercial Field in Brooklyn is ended 17 minutes before time, when fans attack and injure referee Edward McCabe

1936-Gaul Machis scores on a 30 yard shot to give Maccabees of Palestine a 1-0 win over the American Soccer League All Stars in front of 25,000 at Ebbets Field.

1978-Mehmet and Gungur each score to give Galatasary a 2-0 win over the New York Cosmos in Istanbul.

1995-The Kansas City Wiz name Ron Newman head coach.

1997- John Olu-Molomo scores two goals, including the game winner as the Seattle Seadogs capture game one of their CISL Semifinal series with the Sacramento Knights, 6-2.

1997- Ato Leone scores two goals, including the game winner and adds two assists as the Houston Hotshots defeat Monterrey LaRaza 7-6 in game one of their CISL Semifinal Series

1998-Tony Sanneh and Marco Etcheverry score to give DC United its 13th straight playoff victory, 2-0 over the Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium.

2003-Shannon Boxx scores the winning goal, and Kristine Lilly and Tiffeny Milbrett also score as the United States defeats Canada 3-1 in front of 25,353 at the Home Depot Center, earning third place in the Women's World Cup.

2008- Justin Braun scores the only goal of the game Chivas USA qualifies for the Major League Soccer playoffs with a 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium.

2008- DaMarcus Beasley scores two goals as the U.S. National team advance to the next round of World Cup qualifying with a 6-1 win over Cuba  at RFK Stadium.

2013- Second-half substitute Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore score four minutes apart late in the game to lift the United States to a 2-0 triumph over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifying match at Sporting Park.

2014-Lee Nguyen lifts the New England Revolution into the MLS Cup playoffs with a spectacular 69th minute chip from the edge of the penalty area  at Stade Saputo.

2014- Rookie Kris Tyrpak scores a brilliant goal just 22 seconds after stepping onto the field and Felix Borja follows with a late header as Chivas USA rallies for a 2-1 victory over the visiting Colorado Rapids to post back-to-back wins for the first time since July.

2016-Julian Green scores an early goal, but the U.S. gives up a late equalizer in a 1-1 draw with New Zealand at RFK Stadium.

 

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