THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JULY 18

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
presented by the North American Soccer Guide​  

July 18, 

1937-Angel Laferrara scores four goals as Argentina sweeps to the Pan Am Games Championship with an 8-2 win over Canada at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.

1971-John Carenza scores the only goal as the United States ties El Salvador 1-1 in an Olympic Qualifying game.

1975-Two goals each by Eddie May and Gordon Hill lead the Chicago Sting to a 4-1 win over the Baltimore Comets.

1976-The New York Cosmos score five goals for the second straight game, routing the Washington Diplomats 5-0. Giorgio Chinaglia scores twice and Pelé has a goal and an assist.

1993-Mark Thomas scores seven goals in the Sacramento Knights' 9-8 overtime loss to the Portland Pride (CISL).

2006-The New York Red Bulls name Bruce Arena head coach, their 10th in 11 years.

2007- Lew Wolff and John Fisher, the principal owners of the Oakland Athletics baseball club, are granted a new San Jose Earthquakes franchise to begin play in 2008.

2009- Kenny  Cooper converts a penalty kick in stoppage time in the first extra time to lift the U.S  to a 2-1 victory in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals at Lincoln Financial Field.

2009- Daniel Sturridge and Frank Lampard score first-half goals as Chelsea FC earns a 2-0 win over  Seattle Sounders FC in a friendly match played before 65,289 at Qwest Field.

2009- Homare Sawa scores her first goal of the season as the Washington Freedom pick up a vital 1-0 win over St. Louis Athletica at RFK Stadium.

2011-Two second half goals lift  Manchester City to a 2-1 win in a World Football Challenge game against Vancouver Whitecaps FC in front of 24,074 at Empire Field.

2012-Seattle Sounders FC and Chelsea FC combine for six first-half goals in a 4-2 win for the Blues in the opening match of the 2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge. Fredy Montero scores a brace for Seattle in front of 53,309 at CenturyLink Field.

2015- Giles Barnes scores in the seventh minute to lift Jamaica to its first-ever victory in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal, 1-0 over Haiti  at M&T Bank Stadium.

2015- The United States and Clint Dempsey make quick work of Cuba, striking for four goals in the opening half en route to a 6-0 win in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium. Dempsey finishes with the first hat-trick of his international career.

2015- A goal by Tommy Krizanovic gives Jacksonville Armada FC a 1-0 win over the New York Cosmos at Community First Park, ending NY's 11 match unbeaten streak. 

2015-In his MLS debut, Steven Gerrard sets up two of Robbie Keane's three goals, nets another himself, hits the crossbar with a free kick, and helps propel the LA Galaxy to  5-2 triumph over the visiting San Jose Earthquakes.

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