THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY OCTOBER 28

Posted by Charles Cuttone 28/10/2017 0 Comment(s)

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

October 28: 

1936-Jack Simmerman scores the winning goal, and later is involved in an altercation that cuts the game short by two minutes as a St. Louis selection hands  Maccabee Tel Aviv  the first loss of their six-game North American tour, 3-2 at Walsh Stadium.

1979-Giorgio Chinaglia assists on goals by Johan Neeskens and Vladislav Bogicevic as the New York Cosmos defeat the South Korean National Team 2-0 in Jeung Ju.

1995-The Cincinnati Silverbacks, formerly the Dayton Dynamo, play their first game, losing to the Canton Invaders 11-9. Jeff Popp scores the Silverbacks' first goal 1:11 into the game.

1995-Monterrey La Raza defeats the Sacramento Knights 10-7 to win the CISL Championship. Forward Zizinho finishes the playoffs with 27 points, and is named series MVP.

2000- David Bascome scores a cycle for eight points to lead the Harrisburg Heat over the Cleveland Crunch 17-9.

2000-Dino Delevski scores nine points and Jason Dunn has seven to help the Wichita Wings beat Toronto, despite 52 Thunderhawks shots.

2006- The Colorado Rapids eliminate FC Dallas for the second year in a row, with a 5-4 penalty kick win at Pizza Hut Park. Joe Cannon stops a pk by FC Dallas goalkeeper Dario Salas in the sixth round and then Pablo Mastroeni scores the clincher on the next shot.

2006-The New England Revolution come storming back from the verge of elimination against the Chicago Fire, scoring two goals in regular time to level the aggregate series before winning the deciding penalty kick shootout by a margin of 4-2.

2008- The Women's Professional Soccer franchise which will begin play in 2009 at The Home Depot Center announces it will be the Los Angeles Sol.

2010- Abby Wambach scores three goals to lead the United States to a dominating 5-0 win over Haiti in the first game of the CONCACAF Women's World Cup Qualifying tournament in Cancun, Mexico.

2012- Federico Higuan scores both goals, giving the Columbus Crew a 2-1 win over Toronto FC at Columbus Crew Stadium.

2015- Chris Rolfe scores in the 83rd minute to give DC United a 2-1 win over the New England Revolution in an Eastern Conference knockout round match at rain-drenched RFK Stadium.

2015- Erik Friberg gives Seattle Sounders FC their third lead of the night in the 73rd minute,  in a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy in the MLS Western Conference's knockout round in front of 39,537 at CenturyLink Field.

2016-Cuban striker Ariel Martinez scores the only goal Miami FC needs to close out their inaugural season with a 1-0 win over playoff-bound FC Edmonton at FIU Stadium.

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