THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 14

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY 

September 14,  

1949-Frankie "Peewee" Wallace scores as the United States plays Cuba to a 1-1 draw in Mexico City.

1968-Kaizer "Boy Boy" Motaung scores 6:46 into overtime to give the Atlanta Chiefs the North American Soccer League Championship with a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Stokers at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.

1968-The owners of the Atlanta Chiefs of the North American Soccer League say the team will return in some form in 1969, despite $700,000 in losses over two seasons.

1981-The MISL grants an expansion team to the New Jersey Rockets for the 1981-82 season.  The ownership group is headed by former Deputy Commissioner Ed Tepper.

1983-Stan Terlecki scores three goals in a 5-2 win over the Chicago Sting as the San Jose Earthquakes advance to the NASL semifinals.

1996-Despite two power play goals by Zizinho, Monterrey La Raza fall 11-6 to the Washington Warthogs who  advance to the CISL Eastern Semifinals.

2000-Goals by Tiffeny Milbrett and Mia Hamm give the United States a 2-0 win over Norway in the first game of the Sydney Olympics played in Melbourne.

2007-Abby Wambach connects  twice to lead the United States to a vital 2-0 Group B victory over Sweden in the Women's World Cup in Chengdu, China.

2010- Chivas USA captures the ChivaClasico against CD Guadalajara 4-2 in penalty kicks after a scoreless game in regulation before 23,216 at Petco Park in San Diego.

2013-The San Jose Earthquakes extend their home-unbeaten streak to 14 games with a 0-0 draw against Vancouver Whitecaps FC in front of a sellout crowd of 10,525 at Buck Shaw Stadium

2014- Chris Wondolowski scores a second-half equalizer and Robbie Keane misses what would have been the game-winning penalty kick as the LA Galaxy settle  for a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes in the California Clasico at sold-out Buck Shaw Stadium.

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