1980 ROCHESTER LANCERS retro shirt: Winners of the NASL in 1970, the Rochester Lancers, a New York club, entered the football record book the following year. September 1, 1971. The defending champions compete in the semi-finals of the play-offs against the Dallas Tornado. The match ends with a score of 1-1. The rules saying that there must be a winner, we then add an extension of 15 minutes. It ends, and always 1-1. Then a 2nd, a 3rd, etc … When the 5th extension ends, after 165 minutes of play, the score is still blocked at 1-1. And in the 176th minute, Metidieri finally gave victory to the Lancers, at the end of the longest match in football history. Worse: the return ended in a 2-0 victory for the Tornado. It therefore takes a support game, won by the Tornado, 2-1, after … 148 minutes of play. In total, the confrontation therefore lasted 414 minutes, or 6:54. Monstrous.
ROCHESTER LANCERS 1980 retro jersey 100% cotton, made in England