The Canadian Soccer Association is marking its Centenary Year with a feature called This Week In Canadian Soccer.
The association will provide memorable events each week throughout 2012.
Sept. 21 – Sept. 30
THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 24 September 1976
Canada posts a 1:1 draw in its first FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match played in Vancouver. Boris Bandov scores for USA before Bob Bolitho equalizes for Canada in the 77th minute minute in front of 15,453 fans at Empire Stadium. CBC broadcasts the match. Robert Iarusci makes his debut for Canada.
THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 24 September 2003
Canada wins 3:0 over Argentina at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003. Charmaine Hooper scores the opening goal on a penalty kick before player-of-the-match Christine Latham scores back-to-back goals in the 79th and 82nd minutes.
THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 27 September 2003
Canada wins 3:1 over Japan at the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003 in Foxboro, MA. After Homare Sawa gives Japan a 1-0 lead, Christine Latham, Christine Sinclair and Kara Lang score for Canada. Silvana Burtini becomes the third player to make her 75th appearance for Canada.
THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 28 September 1976
Canada wins 7:0 over Dominican Republic at the 1976 CONCACAF Youth Tournament. Tony Heap scores three goals for Canada.
THIS DAY IN FOOTBALL: 30 September 2010
Canada wins 3:1 over China PR in a Women’s International Friendly match at BMO Field in Toronto. Diana Matheson, Melissa Tancredi and Christine Sinclair score for Canada. The victory turns out to be the first in a Canadian-record 11-match unbeaten streak from Sept. 30, 2010 to Jan. 21, 2011 (nine wins and two draws).
- Michele Houchen 23-Sep-1965 (Toronto, ON)
- Peter Roe 23-Sep-1955 (Bramalea, ON)
- Patrice Bernier 23-Sep-1979 (Brossard, QC)
- Jonelle Filigno 24-Sep-1990 (Mississauga, ON)
- Colin Morris 25-Sep-1942
- Liz Smith 25-Sep-1975 (Edmonton, AB)
- Kevin Holness 25-Sep-1971 (Regina, SK)
- George Ducker 27-Sep-1871 – d. 26-Sep-1952
- Jonathan Beaulieu-Bourgault 27-Sep-1988 (Montréal, QC)
- HOF – Steve Stavro 27-Sep-1927 – d. 23-Apr-2006
- HOF – Tino Lettieri 27-Sep-1957 (Montréal, QC)
- Rachelle Vernon 28-Sep-1969 (Calgary, AB)
- HOF – Bob Sawtell 29-Sep-1950 (Surrey, BC)
- Lisa Munro 29-Sep-1967 (Calgary, AB)
- Sandro Grande 29-Oct-1979 (Montréal, QC)