THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 4

Posted by Charles Cuttone 04/09/2017 0 Comment(s)

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

September 4

  

1949-Mexico defeats the United States 6-0 in the first game of the North American Zone World Cup qualifying competition in Mexico City.

1980-The California Sunshine back into an American Soccer League playoff spot, losing to the Pennsylvania Stoners 3-2 in overtime in Allentown, Pa., but the two goals give them enough points under the ASL system to move past the Golden Gate Gales in the American Conference.

1980-Nico Rohman scores two goals as the San Diego Sockers defeat the Tampa Bay Rowdies 6-3 in  the first game of their second round NASL playoff played in front of 20,109 at San Diego Stadium.

1982-Bruce Miller and Brian Kidd score and Jan van Beveran turns in the shutout with three second half saves as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers blank the Seattle Sounders 2-0 in the first game of their best of three NASL semifinal series at the Kingdome.

1994-Seven different players score in the Washington Warthogs 10-7 win over the Pittsburgh Stingers.

1995-Giovanni Savarese scores a last minute goal to give the Long Island Rough Riders a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Thunder in the United States Interregional Soccer League championship game at Mitchel Field in Hempstead, NY.

2004-Brian Ching and Landon Donovan score as the United States beats man-down El Salvador in a World Cup Qualifier at Foxboro Stadium.

2007-Seven teams are announced as part of a league  under the temporary working title of Women's Soccer LLC. Teams based in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New Jersey/New York, St. Louis, and Washington D.C. will begin play in 2009.

2007-Pat Noonan scores in overtime to give the New England Revolution a 2-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks in the semifinals of the 2007 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup  at Veterans Stadium in New Britain, Conn.

2007-After a scoreless regulation, Carlos Ruiz and Abe Thompson  score  in overtime to give FC Dallas a 2-1 win over the Seattle Sounders in the semi-final of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Qwest Field.

 2008-Mike Petke's first goal of the season is all the Colorado Rapids need to snatch their first road win in Dallas in more than seven years, 1-0 over FC Dallas  before 7,140 at Pizza Hut Park.

2010-- Jeff Cunningham scores the 129th goal of his Major League Soccer career as FC Dallas stretches its unbeaten streak to 13 games with a 1-0 win over Toronto FC at Pizza Hut Park.  

2012-Morgan Brian and Kealia Ohai score as the United States beats  Nigeria  2-0 in the semifinals of the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup at Tokyo National Stadium.

 2013-Ryan Finley and Justin Meram each has a goal and an assist as the Columbus Crew give interim head coach Brian Bliss his first win, 2-0 over the Houston Dynamo at Crew Stadium.

2015-Michelle Heyman sets up two goals as the Western New York Flash close  the 2015 National Women's Soccer League season with a 3-2 win over Portland Thorns FC   in front of a season-high 4,147 fans at Sahlen's Stadium.

2016- Nadia Nadim has a hat trick as the Portland Thorns pull within four points of first place with a 5-1 victory over the Boston Breakers before  17,152  at Providence Park.

The most complete source of information on North American Soccer. Get Yours now. 

Latest News
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 17

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 17

Charles Cuttone 18/08/2018 0
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORYAugust 171972-Ken Cooper makes seven saves as the Dallas Tornado tie Dynam...
Read More
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 18

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 18

Charles Cuttone 18/08/2018 0
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORYAugust 181971-With a 1-1 tie against Bangu of Brazil, the Rochester Lancer...
Read More
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 16

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 16

Charles Cuttone 15/08/2018 0
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORYAugust 161971-The United States plays El Salvador to a 1-1 draw in a World...
Read More
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 15

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 15

Charles Cuttone 13/08/2018 0
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORYAugust 151916-John Hemingsley scores in a 1-1 draw against Stockholm Tigar...
Read More
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 14

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 14

Charles Cuttone 13/08/2018 0
THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORYAugust 141974-Mike Renshaw matches his regular season goal scoring output ...
Read More