John Todd - ISI Photos
George P. “Barney” Kempton, a native of Ireland who came to Seattle in 1914, is inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame as a charter member of the first class in Philadelphia. Kempton starred in the state league, then served many years as secretary to the state association, founded the CYO leagues and covered the sport for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. For more than four decades he was Washington’s Mr. Soccer.
Olympia native Kasey Keller proves unbeatable, making 10 saves, and former Tacoma Stars standout Preki scores the only goal in the United States’ 1-0 victory over defending World Cup champion Brazil in a Gold Cup semifinal match in Los Angeles.
Roman Torres buries the deciding penalty kick in the tiebreaker to earn Seattle Sounders FC its first MLS Cup in Toronto (0-0; 5-4). The Sounders had turned around their season, winning 12 and drawing five of their final 20 league and postseason matches.
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