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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
presented by the North American Soccer Guide
1964-Three goals by Gerd Zebrowski lead Werder Bremen to a 6-4 win over Lanerossi Vicenza in an International Soccer League match at Downing Stadium in New York. Hearts of Scotland defeats Blackburn Rovers 2-0 in the first game of the doubleheader, but the win gives Bremen the league's first half championship.
1967-The Philadelphia Ukranians play Italian side Floridia SC to a 1-1 draw at Dillon Stadium in Hartford.
1970-Second half goals by Moshe Romano and George Borga give the Israeli National Team a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles All Stars at the LA Coliseum.
1972- Poland's K.S. Ruch begins its North American tour by defeating Varzim of Portugal 6-3 at Soldier Field.
1973-The New York Cosmos play to a 2-2 draw with Mexico's Veracruz at Hofstra University Stadium.
1974-Just five games into the American Soccer League season, the Syracuse Suns fold. Their entire schedule of games are awarded on forfeit.
1976-The American Soccer League awards its first all-star game to the Los Angeles Skyhawks, to be played at Birmingham Stadium in Van Nuys, at a date to be announced.
1989-The United States falls to Colombia 1-0 at the Orange Bowl in Miami in a Marlboro Cup game.
1994- Romario, Marcio Santos and Bebeto score to lead Brazil to a 3-0 win over Cameroon in a World Cup Group B match at Stanford Stadium.
1994-Martin Dahlin scores two goals to lead Sweden to a 4-1 World Cup Group B win over Russia at the Silverdome in Pontiac Mich.
1994-Alberto Garcia Aspe scores both of Mexico's goals in a 2-1 win over Ireland at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando in a World Cup Group E match.
1999-After giving up an early goal, the United States unleashes a torrent of goals, including two by Tiffeny Milbrett, to defeat Nigeria 7-1 in a Women's World Cup match played in front of 65,080 at Soldier Field, the largest crowd ever to see a soccer game in Chicago.
1999-North Korea wins their first Women's World Cup game, 3-1 over Denmark at Civic Stadium in Portland.
2007-Landon Donovan and Benny Feilhaber score as the United States comes from behind to beat Mexico 2-1 in the Gold Cup final at Soldier Field in Mexico. Donovan's goal ties him with Eric Wynalda for the all-time U.S. lead.
2009-Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey score as the United States pulls off a stunning 2-0 victory over Spain in a Confederations Cup match at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
2014-The Carolina Railhawks knock the Los Angeles Galaxy out of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup for the third straight year with a 1-0 overtime win at WakeMed Soccer Park
2016-Jess McDonald has three goals and an assist, and Lynn Williams adds two goals and an assist as the Western New York Flash rout the Boston Breakers 7-1 at Rhinos Stadium.