THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JUNE 20

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

JUNE 20

1975-The Miami Toros' Steve David scores an NASL record five goals in an 8-0 win over the Washington Diplomats at the Orange Bowl.


2004-Midfielder Earnie Stewart replaces Josh Wolff in the 63rd minute of the U.S.'s 3-2 victory over host Grenada to become the eighth American men's player to perform in 100 international matches.


2007-The Chicago Fire replaces head coach Dave Sarachan with Denis Hamlett.


2009-Rebecca Moros scores in the 81st minute and goalkeeper Erin McLeod makes seven saves as the Washington Freedom edge Saint Louis Athletica 1-0  at Anheuser-Busch Soccer Park.


2009-Omar Cummings has two goals and an assist as the Colorado Rapids blank  leg-weary Eastern Conference leaders DC United 3-0 in front of 11,416 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.


2009-The San Jose Earthquakes defeat  the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 in the California Clasico played in front of 17,128 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.


2011-Jack Warner, the FIFA vice president and CONCACAF president who was embroiled in a bribery scandal, resigns from the soccer world's governing body and the confederation.


2012-Landon Donovan scores two goals and assists on a third as the LA Galaxy rally from two goals down to edge Real Salt Lake 3-2  at sold-out Rio Tinto Stadium.

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2012-Chris Wondolowski scores in the second minute of stoppage time to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 comeback win over the Colorado Rapids  at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.


2012-Will Bruin scores two goals, including one in the 90th minute, to lift the Houston Dynamo into a 3-3 draw with  Toronto FC in front of 21,423 at BBVA Compass Stadium.


2013-Abby Wambach scores four goals to break Mia Hamm's all time international scoring record as the U.S beats South Korea 5-0 at Red Bull Arena. Wambach broke Hamm's record of 158 goals in her 207th international match. Hamm, who retired in 2004, performed in 275 matches. Wambach started the match at 156 goals.


2015-David Villa scores in the eighth and 58th minutes to lift New York City FC to a 2-0 win over Toronto FC at BMO Field.


2015-Gyasi Zardes and Baggio Husidic each score one goal and assist  on two others as the LA Galaxy beat the Philadelphia Union 5-1 at The StubHub Center.


2015-Two goals by Celia Sasic help Germany book their passage to the  Women's World Cup quarterfinals with a 4-1 win over Sweden  at sold-out Lansdowne Stadium.


2015-Wang Shanshan's 12th-minute volley off a corner kick seals a 1-0 win for China over Cameroon at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, booking their spot in the Women's World Cup quarterfinals

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