Football Players in Sports History (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 2,812

  • 1927-11-27 Carlos José Castilho, Brazilian footballer (d. 1987)
  • 1928-04-20 Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1928-06-07 Dave Bowen, footballer
  • 1928-10-28 Lawrie Reilly, Edinburgh, Scotland, footballer (Hibernian, 28 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1929-02-16 Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer (d. 1980)
  • 1929-02-27 Djalma Santos, Brazilian footballer, (d. 2013)
  • 1929-07-31 José Santamaria, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1929-08-16 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (d. 2003)
  • 1929-09-08 Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958
  • 1929-09-21 Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (d. 1979)
  • 1929-10-08 Valdir Pereira, Brazilian footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1930-02-20 Willie Cunningham, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1930-06-07 Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, Itapira, Brazil, footballer (World Cup 1958, 1952, 51 caps), (d. 2014)
  • 1930-08-22 Gilmar, Brazilian football player, (d. 2013)
  • 1930-09-11 Saleh Selim, Egyptian football player (d. 2002)
  • 1931-02-09 Josef Masopust, Czech footballer
  • 1931-02-16 Bobby Collins, Govanhill, Scotland, footballer (Celtic, 31 caps), (d. 2014)
  • 1931-02-26 Ally MacLeod, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 2004)
  • 1931-04-03 Johnny Nicholss, soccer star
  • 1931-08-02 Viliam Schrojf, Slovak footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1931-08-18 Dick White, English footballer
  • 1931-10-13 Raymond Kopa [Kopaszewski], French footballer 'the Napoleon of football', born in Noeux-les-Mines (d. 2017)
  • 1931-10-25 Jimmy McIlroy, Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1932-01-29 George Allen, English footballer
  • 1932-02-05 Cesare Maldini - Italian footballer and manager
  • 1932-07-13 Antonio Roma, Buenos Aires, Argentina, football goalkeeper (42 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1932-09-11 Peter Anderson, English footballer
  • 1932-09-25 Terry Medwin, Welsh retired footballer
  • 1932-09-27 Geoff Bent, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1932-10-10 Harry Smith, English footballer
  • 1932-10-25 Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1932-12-22 Phil Woosnam, Welsh footballer (17 Caps) and manager, born in Powys, Wales (d. 2013)
  • 1933-02-07 John Anderton, English footballer
  • 1933-02-22 Bobby Smith, English footballer
  • 1933-03-07 Jackie Blanchflower, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1998)
  • 1933-05-25 Ray Spencer, English footballer
  • 1933-06-15 Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1933-07-06 Frank Austin, English footballer
  • 1933-08-18 Just Fontaine, French footballer
  • 1933-09-20 Dennis Viollet, English former footballer (d. 1999)
  • 1933-10-22 Helmut Senekowitsch, Austrian footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1933-10-28 Garrincha, Brazilian footballer (d. 1983)
  • 1933-11-30 Norman Deeley, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1934-02-24 Flemming Nielsen, Denmark, soccer player (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • 1934-03-18 Roy Chapman, English footballer and manager (d. 1983)
  • 1934-04-12 Heinz Schneiter, Swiss footballer
  • 1934-04-25 Peter McParland, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1934-05-30 Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach (d. 2012)
  • 1934-09-24 Tommy Anderson, Scottish footballer
  • 1934-10-17 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (d. 2005)
  • 1934-11-14 Kurt Hamrin, Swedish soccer player
  • 1934-11-27 Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer
  • 1934-12-17 Ray Wilson, English footballer
  • 1935-03-06 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1935-03-12 John Doherty, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1935-05-02 Luis Suárez Miramontes, Spanish footballer and manager
  • 1935-07-08 John David Crow, football player (Heisman Trophy 1957)
  • 1935-07-27 Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1935-08-16 Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach
  • 1935-09-06 Jock Wallace, Scottish football player and manager, born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • 1935-09-20 David Pegg, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1935-09-21 Jimmy Armfield, Former English Footballer and Manager
  • 1935-12-10 Terry Allcock, English footballer
  • 1936-06-09 Mick O'Dwyer, Gaelic footballer and manager
  • 1936-07-28 Russ Jackson, Canadian football player
  • 1936-09-22 Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
  • 1936-10-01 Duncan Edwards, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1936-11-01 Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1937-08-02 William Cannon, football player (Heisman-1959)
  • 1937-09-05 Antonio Valentin Angelillo, Argentinian footballer
  • 1937-10-11 Bobby Charlton, English soccer player
  • 1937-12-06 Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2006)
  • 1937-12-24 Félix Miéli Venerando, Brazilian football player
  • 1937-12-30 Gordon Banks, English footballer
  • 1938-01-05 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer star
  • 1938-01-15 Chuni Goswami, Indian footballer and cricketer
  • 1938-01-22 Altair, Brazilian footballer
  • 1938-03-13 Joseph Bellino, footballer (1960 Heisman Trophy)
  • 1938-07-18 John Connelly, St Helens, Lancashire, footballer (20 English caps), (d. 2012)
  • 1938-07-20 Roger Hunt, English footballer
  • 1938-11-05 César Luis Menotti, Argentine footballer
  • 1939-01-13 Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer and coach
  • 1939-02-20 Frank Arundel, English footballer
  • 1939-03-07 Panajot Pano, Albania's most outstanding football player of the past 50 years born in Durres
  • 1939-03-18 Ron Atkinson, English former footballer and manager
  • 1939-08-09 Brito, Brazilian footballer
  • 1939-09-29 Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1939-10-22 George Cohen, English footballer
  • 1940-02-20 Jimmy Greaves, British broadcaster/soccer player
  • 1940-02-24 Denis Law, Scottish footballer (Manchester United, Manchester City), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1940-03-08 Theo Laseroms, [The Tank], Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1940-03-12 Albert Johanneson, soccer star
  • 1940-04-13 Jim McNab, Scottish footballer (d. 2006)
  • 1940-10-04 Silvio Marzolini, Argentine footballer
  • 1940-10-17 Jim Smith, English footballer and manager

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1940-10-23 Pelé [Edson Arantes do Nascimento], Brazilian footballer (Player of the Century - 1281 goals in 1363 games), born in Três Corações, Minas Gerais

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend
Pele
  • 1940-12-05 Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager
  • 1941-01-11 Gérson, Brazilian footballer
  • 1941-04-12 Bobby Moore, English footballer (d. 1993)
  • 1941-09-15 Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 101 - 200 of 266

  • 1998-09-02 Jackie Blanchflower, Irish footballer (b. 1933)
  • 1999-03-06 Dennis Viollet, former soccer player (b. 1933)
  • 1999-06-14 Bernie Faloney, professional football player (b. 1932)
  • 2000-02-23 Stanley Matthews, English footballer (b. 1915)
  • 2000-04-14 Wilf Mannion, English footballer (b. 1918)
  • 2000-08-29 Willie Maddren, English footballer (b. 1951)
  • 2000-10-05 Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • 2000-11-27 Len Shackleton, English former footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2000-12-25 Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer and footballer (b. 1939
  • 2001-02-17 Bob Geary, Canadian football player and manager (b. 1933)
  • 2001-04-14 Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (b. 1939)
  • 2001-09-23 Ron Hewitt, Welsh footballer (b. 1928)
  • 2001-11-14 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2002-02-14 Nándor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2002-03-04 Velibor Vasović, Yugoslavian footballer (b. 1939)
  • 2002-05-13 Valeri Lobanovsky, Ukrainian footballer and manager (b. 1939)
  • 2002-05-17 Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-Spanish footballer (b. 1927)
  • 2002-06-17 Fritz Walter, German footballer (b. 1920)
  • 2002-09-18 Mauro Ramos, Brazilian football player (b. 1930)
  • 2002-10-24 Herman Gaviria, Colombian football player (b. 1969)
  • 2002-12-19 Arthur Rowley, English footballer. (b. 1926)
  • 2003-02-21 Eddie Thomson, Scottish football player and coach (b. 1947)
  • 2003-06-26 Marc-Vivien Foé, Cameroon footballer (b. 1975)
  • 2003-08-09 Ray Harford, English footballer and manager (b. 1945)
  • 2003-08-14 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (b. 1929)
  • 2003-11-28 Ted Bates, English footballer (b. 1918)
  • 2004-01-24 Leônidas da Silva, Brazilian footballer (b. 1913)
  • 2004-01-25 Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
  • 2004-02-21 John Charles, Welsh footballer (b. 1931)
  • 2004-02-22 Roque Máspoli, Uruguayan footballer (b. 1917)
  • 2004-03-02 Cormac McAnallen, Northern Irish Gaelic footballer (b. 1980)
  • 2004-04-08 Enda Colleran, Gaelic footballer (b. 1941)
  • 2004-09-20 Brian Clough, English footballer and football manager (b. 1935)
  • 2004-10-27 Serginho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1974)
  • 2004-11-06 Johnny Warren, Australian soccer player (b. 1943)
  • 2004-12-11 José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian footballer (b. 1962)
  • 2005-02-17 Omar Sivori, Argentine footballer (b. 1935)
  • 2005-03-09 István Nyers, Hungarian footballer (b. 1924)
  • 2005-04-01 Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (b. 1952)
  • 2005-04-11 Lucien Laurent, French footballer (b. 1907)
  • 2005-04-20 Zygfryd Blaut, Polish football player (b. 1943)
  • 2005-05-07 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer (b. 1980)
  • 2005-08-27 Seán Purcell, Gaelic footballer (b. 1929)
  • 2005-09-08 Noel Cantwell, Irish cricketer and footballer (b. 1932)
  • 2005-10-18 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (b. 1934)
  • 2005-11-02 Ferruccio Valcareggi, Italian football player and coach.
  • 2005-11-25 George Best, Northern Irish footballer (Manchester United, Northern Ireland), dies at age 59 after suffering multiple organ failures
  • 2005-11-29 David di Tommaso, French footballer (b. 1979)
  • 2005-12-23 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer and coach (b. 1914)
  • 2006-01-14 Mark Philo, English footballer (b. 1984)
  • 2006-02-23 Telmo Zarraonaindía, Spanish footballer (b. 1921)
  • 2006-02-25 Charlie Wayman, English footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2006-03-01 Peter Osgood, English footballer (b. 1947)
  • 2006-03-04 Roman Ogaza, Polish footballer (b. 1952)
  • 2006-03-13 Jimmy Johnstone, Scottish footballer (b. 1944)
  • 2006-03-15 Red Storey, Canadian football player and hockey referee (b. 1918)
  • 2006-04-24 Brian Labone, English footballer (b. 1940)
  • 2006-05-23 Kazimierz Górski, Polish footballer (b. 1921)
  • 2006-08-15 Faas Wilkes, Dutch international footballer
  • 2006-08-31 Mohamed Abdelwahab, Egyptian footballer (b. 1983)
  • 2006-09-04 Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (b. 1942)
  • 2006-09-09 Matt Gadsby, English footballer (b. 1979)
  • 2006-11-03 Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorean footballer (b. 1937)
  • 2006-11-17 Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer (b. 1927)
  • 2006-12-23 Johnny Vincent, English footballer for Birmingham City and Middlesbrough (b. 1947)
  • 2007-01-04 Sandro Salvadore, Italian footballer (b. 1939)
  • 2007-01-15 David Vanole, American soccer player (b. 1963)
  • 2007-02-04 José Carlos Bauer, Brazilian World Cup footballer (b. 1925)
  • 2007-02-23 John Ritchie, British footballer (b. 1941)
  • 2007-04-25 Alan Ball, English footballer (b. 1945)
  • 2007-04-25 Arthur Milton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1928)
  • 2007-06-24 Derek Dougan, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1938)
  • 2007-06-27 Patrick Allotey, Ghanaian footballer (b. 1979)
  • 2007-08-25 Ray Jones, English footballer (b. 1988)
  • 2007-08-28 Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (b. 1984)
  • 2007-09-20 Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer (b. 1928)
  • 2007-09-22 Bodinho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1928)
  • 2007-10-19 Michael Maidens, English footballer with Hartlepool United (b. 1987)
  • 2007-10-26 Nicolae Dobrin, Romanian footballer (b. 1947)
  • 2007-11-13 John Doherty, English footballer (b. 1935)
  • 2007-11-23 Óscar Carmelo Sánchez, Bolivian footballer (b. 1971)
  • 2007-12-29 Phil O'Donnell, Scottish footballer (b. 1972)
  • 2007-12-31 Tommy Dickson, British footballer (b. 1929)
  • 2008-02-17 Brian Harris, English footballer (b. 1935)
  • 2008-04-03 Hrvoje Ćustić, Croatian football player (b. 1983)
  • 2008-05-08 François Sterchele, Belgian football player (b. 1982)
  • 2008-05-15 Tommy Burns, Scottish footballer (b. 1956)
  • 2008-06-12 Derek Tapscott, Welsh footballer (b. 1932)
  • 2008-07-03 Ernie Cooksey, English Footballer (b. 1980)
  • 2008-12-09 Ibrahim Dossey, Ghanaian football player (b. 1972)
  • 2009-03-04 Harry Parkes, English footballer (b. 1920)
  • 2009-07-31 Sir Bobby Robson, English professional football player and manager (b. 1933)
  • 2009-08-08 Daniel Jarque, Spanish football player (b. 1983)
  • 2009-11-10 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper (b. 1977)
  • 2009-11-16 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (b. 1978)
  • 2009-12-14 Alan A'Court, English footballer (b. 1934)
  • 2009-12-22 Albert Scanlon, English footballer (b. 1935)
  • 2009-12-29 "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, American former professional wrestler and football player (b. 1960)
  • 2010-02-16 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
  • 2010-03-04 Tony Richards, British footballer (b. 1934)