THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 24

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY 

September 24

1922-Newcastle United Ladies Football Club, better known as Dick Kerr's Ladies, falls in the first game of their U.S. tour, 6-3 to Paterson F.C. at Olympic Park in Clifton, NJ.

1979-Seninho and Giorgio Chinaglia each score twice as the New York Cosmos rout  an All-Star team 6-0 in Hong Kong.

1976-The U.S.'s Boris Bandov scores an early goal, but Bob Bolitho scores an equalizer as Canada comes back for a 1-1 tie in a World Cup Qualifying game in Vancouver.

1980-Pelé scores a goal, but the NASL all-stars still defeat  the New York Cosmos 3-2 in the Franz Beckenbauer farewell in front of 71,413 at Giants Stadium.

1995-For the second time in a week, the San Jose Grizzlies Thompson Usiyan scores six goals in a game, in a 7-6 win over the Las Vegas Dustdevils. 

2000-Mia Hamm scores the only goal as the United States edges Brazil 1-0 in the semifinal at the Sydney Olympics in Canberra, Australia.

2008-The as yet unnamed Los Angeles team in Women's Professional Soccer selects Marta in the first round of the league's international draft.

2010-  The WPS Board of Governors  conditionally approved an expansion team for Western New York, which will be owned by Joe Sahlen.

 2011- Dwayne De Rosario scores his second  hat trick of the season and adds an assist to lead DC United to a 4-1 win over Real Salt Lake in front of 16,367 fans at RFK Stadium.

2014- -David Texeira scores two goals and Blas Perez adds another as FC Dallas defeat  the Seattle Sounders 3-1  at Toyota Stadium.

2016- Mauro Manotas scores all three goals as the Houston Dynamo defeat  the Portland Timbers 3-1  at BBVA Compass Stadium.

2016- A hat trick by Georgi Hristov leads the Tampa Bay Rowdies to a 4-1 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

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