THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JANUARY 13

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY 
January 13, 
1967-The St. Louis team in the National Professional Soccer League announces its name will be  the Stars.

1973-Broadcaster and Baltimore Bays owner Jim Karvellas says he is considering forming a new league to compete with the NASL.

1975-Detmer Cramer quits as coach of the U.S. National team to become coach of F.C. Bayern Munich.

1976-A Mexican ownership group buys the Philadelphia Atoms from Tom McCloskey and announces they will stay in The City of Brotherly Love at least for 1976.
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1980-Branko Segota scores six goals for the second time in ten days, as the New York Arrows rout the Pittsburgh Spirit 13-5 at the Civic Arena.

1983-Cleveland Force owner Bert Wolstein announces the team will remain at Richfield Coliseum rather than move to the proposed Cleveland State University Convocation Center.

1984-Tatu scores four goals, leading the Tampa Bay Rowdies to a 12-6 win over the New York Cosmos at the Lakeland Civic Center.

1986-Magic Celestin scores four goals to lead the AISA's Columbus Capitals to a 10-8 win over the Kalamazoo Kangaroos.

1991-Jan Goossens' second hat trick of the season propels the Kansas City Comets to a 6-5 win over the Tacoma Stars.

1996-Eric Wynalda scores twice and Joe-Max Moore adds another as the United States beats Trinidad & Tobago 3-2 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup game at Anaheim Stadium.

2001-Joe Reiniger has eight points (1-0-3-2) to lead the Milwaukee Wave over the Detroit Ignition 22-14.

2008- UConn junior forward O'Brian White and Florida state junior Mami Yamaguchi are named winners of the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy

2008- Greg Howes has a six-point hat trick, and the game-winning assist, to lead the Milwaukee Wave to their fourth straight win, 17-9 over the California Cougars at Stockton Arena.

2011- The New York Cosmos say discussions with MLS about becoming the league's 20th franchise "have been progressing very well."


2012-  UCLA forward Sydney Leroux is selected by the Atlanta Beat as the first pick in the Women's Professional Soccer draft.

2014- Toronto FC announces that it has reached a transfer agreement with Italian Serie A club AS Roma and has signed American international midfielder Michael Bradley as a Designated Player.

2014-  The Chicago Red Stars acquire the veteran Canadian international goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc from Portland Thorns FC in exchange for their second round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.

2015- Former U.S. Women's National Team midfielder Kristine Lilly, Men's National Team forward Brian McBride and U.S. MNT and Major League Soccer head coach Bob Bradley are announced as inductees  into the National Soccer Hall of Fame

2016- Sky Blue FC promotes assistant coach Christy Holly to head coach, taking over from Jim Gabarra, who left the club to become Washington Spirit coach.

2017- Minnesota United FC selects UCLA forward Abu Danladi with the No. 1 pick in the MLS SuperDraft.

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