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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
presented by the North American Soccer Guide
1925-Eddie McLaine scores the only goal as Canada defeats the United States 1-0 at Alexandria Park in Montreal in the first international between the two neighbors.
1937-Charlton Athletic wins the 11th straight game of their North American tour, defeating a selection picked by the U.S. Football Association, 4-0 in front of 10,000 people at New York's Polo Grounds.
1948-Joe Gaetjens scores a hattrick as Brookhatten defeats an American Soccer League selection 5-1 at Sterling Oval in Brooklyn.
1948-St. Louis native Walter Geisler is elected president of the United States Soccer Football Association at a meeting held at the Hotel Statler.
1970--Left back Delroy Scott boots a 38th-second own goal into his own net as the Atlanta Chiefs fall to the Dallas Tornado 1-0.
1971-Santos and Bologna play to a 1-1 tie in front of 21,400 at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City, NJ.
1975-Pelé scores his first league goal in the North American Soccer League in a New York Cosmos 3-0 win over the Rochester Lancers at Holleder Stadium.
1976--Ilija Mitic registers his 200th career point by assisting on a goal by Mark Liveric in the San Jose Earthquakes' 4-0 win over the Dallas Tornado at Spartan Stadium.
1979-The Detroit Express' Keith Furphy and Ken MacDougal each record hat tricks in an 8-2 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium.
1984-Roy Wegerle scores two goals and brother Steve, Perry van Der Back and Mike Connell one each, all in the final 36 minutes, as the Tampa Bay Rowdies, looking to fill holes in the schedule due to a 9-team NASL, defeat the Ft. Lauderdale Sun of the United Soccer League 5-1 at Lockhart Stadium.
1994-Caminero scores two goals to lead Spain to a 3-1 win over Bolivia in a World Cup Group C game at Chicago's Soldier Field. Current Manchester City manager Josep "Pep" Guardiola scores his only World Cup goal in the game, one of five in his National Team career.
1994-Jurgen Klinsmann scores two first-half goals as Germany holds off a second-half challenge from South Korea to win their World Cup group stage match at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas 3-2.
1999- Tisha Venturini is set up twice by Shannon MacMillan, who also scored, as the United States sweeps through the opening round of the 1999 Women's World Cup with a 3-0 win over North Korea in front of 50,584 at Foxboro Stadium. Italy defeats Mexico 2-0 in the other game of the doubleheader.
1999-With a late goal, the Brazil Women's National Team earns a 3-3 tie with Germany at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium in Landover, Md. Nigeria beats Denmark 2-0 in the other half of the Women's World Cup doubleheader.
2006-Mo Johnston is fired as New York Red Bulls head coach. Assistant Richie Williams takes over on an interim basis.
2009-Clint Mathis has a goal and an assist as Real Salt Lake blanks Toronto FC 4-0 in front of 18,188 at Rio Tinto Stadium.
2009-Marta scores two goals and Shannon Boxx adds the game winner as the LA Sol wins its third game in the span of a week, 4-0 over the Chicago Red Stars.
2010-Sebastien LeToux scores on a penalty kick and sets up the Philadelphia Union’s two other goals as they defeat Seattle Sounders FC 3-1 in the inaugural game at PPL Park.
2010-Rosana and Tasha Kai score and Karen Bardsley records her fifth shutout of the year as Sky Blue FC tops first place Bay Area Gold Pride 2-0 at Pioneer Stadium in Hayward, Calif.
2013-The United States Under-20 Men’s National Team suffers their second 4-1 defeat in three games, and is knocked out of the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup after falling to Ghana at Kadir Has Stadium.
2014-Carli Lloyd scores two goals to lead the Western New York Flash to a 2-1 win over the Boston Breakers at Sahlen’s Stadium.
2015 --DC United goalkeeper Bill Hamid registers his sixth shutout of the season in a 0-0 draw against Toronto FC at BMO Field.
2015-Mana Iwabuchi scores in the 87th minute to lift Japan into the Women's World Cup semifinals with a 1-0 win over Australia at steamy Commonwealth Stadium.
2015-England scores twice in three minutes and holds on for a 2-1 win over hosts Canada in a Women's World Cup quarterfinal match at BC Place.