THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 26

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY 

September 26:

1926-Sparta A.C. of Prague defeats an Ohio All-Star team 6-2 in front of 6,000 at Hooper Field in Cleveland.

1937-Mexico beats the United States for the third straight time in the span of two weeks, 5-1 in Mexico City.

1937-A crowd of 5,000 sees Brookhattan defeat the defending ASL champion Kearny Scots Americans 3-2 at Starlight Park.

1981- Karl-Heinz Granitza and Rudy Glenn score in the shootout to give the Chicago Sting a 1-0 win over the New York Cosmos in Soccer Bowl 81 at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto.

1983-The Montreal Manic snap the Tulsa Roughnecks' nine-game winning streak with a 1-0 playoff win at Olympic Stadium.

1990-The U.S. Soccer Federation appoints a 16-member committee to develop plans for a professional outdoor league.

1990-Domenic Mobilio scores two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to give the Vancouver 86ers a 302 win over the Maryland Bays in the first North American soccer club championship.

1993-Koetters scores :37 seconds into the game as the San Diego Sockers go on to beat the Portland Pride 9-1 in a CISL playoff game.

1999-Ronald Cerritos has a goal and an assist as the San Jose Clash defeat the Chicago Fire 2-0 at Spartan Stadium.

1999-Brian McBride heads in two corner kicks within five minutes as the Columbus Crew top the Miami Fusion 2-1 at Columbus Crew Stadium.

1999-Two goals each from Tiffeny Milbrett and Shannon MacMillan lead the United States to a 6-0 win over Brazil in a friendly at Mile High Stadium in Denver.

2000-Pete Vagenas scores the only goal on a penalty as Spain defeats the United States 3-1 in the Olympic Semifinal in Sydney.

2009- Shalrie Joseph scores twice in the second half to lift the New England Revolution  over Seattle Sounders FC 2-1 in front of 15,961 at Gillette Stadium.

2009- Jeff Cunningham scores a pair of goals and David Ferreira has the other as FC Dallas defeats Real Salt Lake 3-0 at Pizza Hut Park.

2011- Jennifer Pogorelec O'Sullivan is named the WPS Chief Executive Officer, taking over the role from Ann Marie Eileraas, who stepped down at the end of the season.

2014- Jermaine Jones breaks a late deadlock with his first MLS goal to give the New England Revolution a thrilling 3-2  win over Sporting Kansas City at sold-out Sporting Park.

2015- Sebastian Giovinco assists on three goals, including Jozy Altidore's 79th-minute game-winner, to lead Toronto FC to a 3-2 comeback win over the Chicago Fire at BMO Field.

2015- Didier Drogba scores twice in a seven-minute span to lift the Montreal Impact over punchless DC United  at Stade Saputo.

2015-Tom Heinemann scores his team leading sixth and seventh goals of the season fourteen minutes apart and Paulo Junior tallies his third in two matches to pace the Ottawa Fury FC to a 3-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks at WakeMed Soccer Park.

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