THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 16

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

September 16

1911-S.H. Day scores two goals as the Corinthians defeat the All New York selection 4-2 in front of an estimated 5,000 at the Polo Grounds.

1968-Novak Tomic comes off the bench and scores in the 113th minute to give the San Diego Toros the NASL Western Conference title with a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Spurs.

1981-The North American Soccer League announces it has restructured, and will downsize from 21 teams to 16, with Atlanta, California, Calgary, Dallas and Washington not posting bonds.

1994-Branko Segota has three goals to give the Las Vegas Dustdevils a 5-3 win over the Anaheim Splash in a CISL playoff game at The Pond.

1995-Pittsburgh Stingers goalkeeper P.J. Johns faces 50 shots and makes 29 saves in a 14-6 loss to Monterrey La Raza.

2000-Pete Vagenas scores the equalizer on a penalty kick as the United States draws with Cameroon 1-1 in their second game of the Sydney Olympics in Canberra, Australia.

2000-Mark Moser scores five goals, but the St. Louis Steamers fall to Monterey La Raza 7-5 in a WISL game at the Family Arena.

2000-Miklos Molnar scores of an assist from Preki in the 18th minute to give the Kansas City Wizards a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids in their MLS semi-final game at Arrowhead Stadium.

2006- Jason Kreis scores in the 73rd minute to give Real Salt Lake a 3-2 win over FC Dallas at Rice Eccles Stadium.

2006- Sixteen year-old Jozy Altidore comes on as a second half substitute and connects on a blazing 28-yard shot in the 83rd minute to lift the New York Red Bulls to a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Crew at Giants Stadium.

2008- The Milwaukee Wave, Chicago Storm, Detroit Ignition and New Jersey Ironmen announce they will join the Xtreme Soccer League.

2010- FC Dallas extends their MLS-best unbeaten streak to 14 games with a 2-2 draw against the New York Red Bulls at Pizza Hut Park.

2010- FC Gold Pride forward Marta  repeats as the winner of the Women's Professional Soccer League's Michelle Akers Player of the Year award as the WPS Most Valuable Player. 

2012- Alex Morgan and Shannon Boxx each score  in the second half as the U.S. Women's National Team came from behind to defeat Australia 2-1 in front of 19,851 at the Home Depot Center.

2014- A Clint Dempsey goal in the first overtime period is the winner as Seattle Sounders FC come from behind to win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championship with a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park.

2015- Frank Lampard scores his first MLS goal in the first half and Patrick Mullins adds an insurance goal in the second half as New York City FC defeats Toronto FC 2-0 at Yankee Stadium.

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