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Bobby McMahon

Bobby McMahon

You can see me on Soccer Central most Mondays and Thursdays on Rogers Sportsnet in Canada. I write a regular column for Forbes.com and Soccerly.com and frequently guest on various podcasts and radio shows.


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The Story Of The Greatest Game Ever Played In America That You Have Probably Never Heard Of

Written by on July 25, 2013 | 1 Comment »
Posted in History and Books

The first MLS Cup Final in 1996 was a dramatic affair that saw D.C. United recover from a late two-goal deficit against the Los Angeles Galaxy to win through Eddie Pope’s golden goal in overtime.

Yet the drama at Foxborough Stadium that day could not come close to emulating the ‘Greatest Soccer Final Played on American Soil’ — the first continental professional final held between franchises from those two cities to crown the 1967 United Soccer Association champion.

Nearly 18,000 fans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum witnessed 11 goals, two hat-tricks, three penalty kicks, last-minute equalizers in normal and extra-time, one sending off, countless punch-ups and a heartbreaking golden own goal in sudden-death overtime.

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One response to “The Story Of The Greatest Game Ever Played In America That You Have Probably Never Heard Of”

  1. Alberta Gooner says:

    Really enjoyed your interview with Ian Thomson and the Youtube highlights, Bobby.

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