Football Players in Sports History (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 2,834

  • 1941-09-27 Peter Bonetti, English footballer
  • 1941-10-25 Bobby Keetch, soccer player/entrepreneur
  • 1941-10-26 Harald Nielsen, Denmark, soccer player (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • 1941-11-23 Alan Mullery, English soccer player
  • 1942-01-14 Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer and footballer
  • 1942-01-22 Mimis Domazos, Greek footballer
  • 1942-02-28 Dino Zoff, Italian footballer
  • 1942-04-10 Ian Callaghan, English footballer
  • 1942-05-08 Terry Neill, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1942-05-18 N P (Nobby) Stiles, footballer
  • 1942-05-25 Ron Davies, Holywell, Wales, footballer (29 Welsh caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1942-07-05 Johannes Löhr, German footballer and trainer
  • 1942-07-18 Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (d. 2006)
  • 1942-09-07 Alan Oakes, British Footballer
  • 1942-09-18 Alex Stepney, English football goalkeeper
  • 1942-12-09 Billy Bremner, Scottish footballer (d. 1997)
  • 1943-01-05 Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, Portuguese footballer (top goalscorer-1966 World Cup), born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (d. 2014)
  • 1943-01-06 Terry Venables, British soccer player/manager
  • 1943-02-25 Wilson da Silva Piazza, Brazilian footballer
  • 1943-03-01 José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer
  • 1943-03-02 Zygfryd Blaut, Polish footballer (d. 2005)
  • 1943-03-21 Antal Dunai, Hungary, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1943-05-17 Johnny Warren, Australian Footballer (d. 2004)
  • 1943-07-28 Lawrence Elkins, football player FL (Houston Oilers)
  • 1943-08-01 Andy Roxburgh, football player, coach and manager, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1943-08-18 Gianni Rivera, Italian footballer and politician, born in Alessandria, Italy
  • 1943-09-03 Frank Lister, English footballer
  • 1943-10-19 Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1943-11-08 Martin Peters, British soccer player
  • 1943-11-13 Roberto Boninsegna, Italian footballer
  • 1944-01-06 Terry Venables, British soccer player/manager [or 1943]
  • 1944-02-28 Sepp Maier, German footballer
  • 1944-05-05 Bo Larsson, Swedish footballer
  • 1944-07-17 Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazilian footballer, Captain of winning World Cup team (1970), born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 2016)
  • 1944-09-11 Everaldo, Brazilian footballer
  • 1944-10-11 Rodney Marsh, British football player, coach and broadcaster, born in Hatfield
  • 1944-10-24 Viktor Prokopenko, Ukranian footballer and coach (d. 2007)
  • 1944-11-07 Luigi Riva, Italian footballer
  • 1944-12-21 Bill Atkinson, English footballer
  • 1944-12-25 Jairzinho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1945-02-14 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Piriápolis, Uruguay, football goalkeeper, (d. 2013)
  • 1945-04-05 Tommy Smith, English footballer
  • 1945-05-14 Yochanan Vollach, Israeli footballer and president of Maccabi Haifa
  • 1945-07-12 Dimitar Penev, Bulgaria soccer player/union coach (Lokomotiv/CSKA)
  • 1945-08-03 Eamon Dunphy, former Irish footballer
  • 1945-09-11 Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer
  • 1945-10-18 Yıldo, Turkish famous showman and football player
  • 1945-11-03 Gerd Müller, German footballer
  • 1946-01-01 Rivelino, Brazilian football player
  • 1946-02-02 Gerrie Muhren, Volendam, Netherlands, footballer (Ajax, European Cup Winner, 1971-3), (d. 2013)
  • 1946-02-11 Ian Porterfield, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1946-03-25 Cliff Balsam, English footballer
  • 1946-05-22 George Best, Northern Irish footballer (Manchester United, Northern Ireland), born in Belfast
  • 1946-05-22 Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager (Everton), born in Ryton, County Durham (d. 2015)
  • 1946-07-16 John Hollins, British retired footballer, born in Guildford, Surrey
  • 1946-09-17 Billy Bonds, British soccer player
  • 1946-10-28 Wim Jansen, Dutch footballer and coach
  • 1946-11-23 Giorgos Koudas, Greek footballer
  • 1947-01-11 Bryan Robson, English international soccer star
  • 1947-01-13 Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
  • 1947-01-24 Giorgio Chinaglia, Carrara Italy, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos), (d. 2012)
  • 1947-01-25 Tostão, Brazilian footballer
  • 1947-02-01 Terry Hibbitt, soccer star
  • 1947-02-20 Peter Osgood, English footballer (d. 2006)
  • 1947-03-19 Marinho Peres, Brazilian football player
  • 1947-04-25 Johan Cruyff, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona), born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • 1947-05-27 Branko Oblak, Slovenian footballer
  • 1947-07-19 Hans-Jürgen Kreische, East German footballer
  • 1947-08-01 Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
  • 1947-09-06 Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach
  • 1947-09-29 Altie Taylor, soccer star
  • 1947-12-02 Tommy Jenkins, English football player
  • 1948-01-12 Kenny Allen, English footballer
  • 1948-03-17 Alex MacDonald, Scottish Footballer and football manager
  • 1948-03-18 Brian Lloyd, Welsh footballer
  • 1948-08-05 Ray Clemence, English footballer
  • 1948-08-31 Holger Osieck, German footballer and coach
  • 1948-10-02 Trevor Brooking, English soccer player
  • 1949-01-04 Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player
  • 1949-01-31 Johan Derksen, Dutch footballer and sports journalist
  • 1949-02-07 Paulo César Carpegiani, Brazilian footballer and coach
  • 1949-02-21 Ronnie Hellström, Swedish footballer
  • 1949-03-06 Martin Buchan, Scottish soccer player
  • 1949-03-17 Pat Rice, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  • 1949-04-01 Sammy Nelson, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1949-04-25 Vicente Pernía, Argentine footballer
  • 1949-04-26 Carlos Bianchi, Argentinian footballer
  • 1949-05-29 Brian Kidd, English footballer
  • 1949-06-16 Paulo César, Brazilian footballer
  • 1949-09-18 Peter Shilton, English footballer
  • 1949-09-29 Steve Busby, footballer
  • 1949-12-17 Sotiris Kaiafas, Cypriot footballer
  • 1950-01-15 Marius Trésor, French footballer
  • 1950-04-08 Grzegorz Lato, Polish footballer
  • 1950-05-01 Danny McGrain, Scottish footballer
  • 1950-05-20 Reinaldo Merlo, Argentine footballer
  • 1950-06-13 Gerd Zewe, German footballer
  • 1950-07-18 Kostas Eleftherakis, Greek footballer
  • 1950-07-21 Ubaldo Fillol, Argentinian footballer
  • 1950-07-26 Nelinho [Manoel Rezende de Mattos Cabral], Brazilian footballer, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 201 - 266 of 266

  • 2010-03-06 Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
  • 2010-04-09 Zoltán Varga, Hungarian Footballer (b. 1945)
  • 2010-05-15 Besian Idrizaj, Footballer (b. 1987)
  • 2010-05-25 Alan Hickinbotham, Australian businessman, football player, & football coach (b. 1925)
  • 2010-08-10 Adam Stansfield, Professional footballer who played for Exeter City F.C. (b. 1978)
  • 2010-08-22 Stjepan Bobek, Yugoslav football player (b. 1923)
  • 2010-09-12 Giulio Zignoli, Italian footballer (b. 1946)
  • 2010-10-01 Ian Buxton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1938)
  • 2010-12-12 Peter Pagel, German footballer (b. 1956)
  • 2010-12-14 Dale Roberts, English footballer (b. 1986)
  • 2010-12-21 Enzo Bearzot, Italian football player and manager (b. 1927)
  • 2011-01-04 Coen Moulijn, Dutch footballer (b. 1937)
  • 2011-01-06 Uche Okafor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1967)
  • 2011-01-08 Thorbjørn Svenssen, Norwegian footballer (b. 1924)
  • 2011-01-15 Nat Lofthouse, English Footballer (b. 1925)
  • 2011-03-21 Gerd Klier, German footballer (b. 1944)
  • 2011-03-21 Ladislav Novák, Czech footballer (b. 1931)
  • 2011-04-10 Mikhail Rusyayev, Russian footballer (b. 1964)
  • 2011-04-18 Olubayo Adefemi, Nigerian footballer (b. 1985)
  • 2011-05-03 Sergo Kotrikadze, Georgian footballer (b. 1936)
  • 2011-05-05 Yosef Merimovich, Israeli football player and manager (b. 1924)
  • 2011-06-23 Dennis Marshall, Costa Rican footballer (b. 1985)
  • 2011-06-27 Mike Doyle, English former footballer (b. 1946)
  • 2011-07-13 Allan Jeans, Australian football player and coach (b. 1933)
  • 2011-07-22 Cees de Wolf, Dutch footballer (b. 1945)
  • 2011-08-04 Naoki Matsuda, Japanese Soccer player (b. 1977)
  • 2011-08-28 Bernie Gallacher, British footballer (Aston Villa) (b. 1967)
  • 2011-09-11 Ralph Gubbins, English footballer (b. 1932)
  • 2011-10-31 Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer (b. 1941)
  • 2011-11-27 Gary Speed, Former Welsh international footballer and Wales national football team manager (b. 1969)
  • 2011-12-04 Sócrates, Brazilian footballer (b. 1954)
  • 2011-12-05 Gennady Logofet, Russian footballer (b. 1942)
  • 2012-01-01 Gary Ablett, English footballer and manager, dies of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at 46
  • 2012-03-16 Estanislao Basora, Spanish footballer, dies at 85
  • 2012-04-01 Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian soccer star, dies from heart attack at 65
  • 2012-06-18 Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach, dies at 78
  • 2012-06-23 Alan McDonald, Northern Irish footballer, dies from an apparent heart attack at 48
  • 2012-07-02 Ben Davidson, American professional footballer and actor, dies from prostate cancer at 72
  • 2012-09-11 Sergio Livingstone, Chilean football player and journalist, dies from natural causes at 92
  • 2012-10-13 Helmut Haller, German footballer, dies from Parkinson's disease and dementia at 73
  • 2012-10-25 John Connelly, English footballer, dies from cancer at 74
  • 2012-12-04 Miguel Calero, Colombia footballer, dies from cerebral thrombosis at 41
  • 2013-01-02 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Uruguayan football player, dies from a respiratory illness at 67
  • 2013-01-04 Derek Kevan, English footballer, dies at 77
  • 2013-02-20 Antonio Roma, Argentinian footballer, dies at 80
  • 2013-05-24 Ron Davies, Welsh footballer, dies at 70
  • 2013-05-24 Antonio Puchades, Spanish football player, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • 2013-07-19 Phil Woosnam, Welsh footballer and manager, dies from complications from prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease at 90
  • 2013-07-19 Bert Trautmann, German footballer, dies from heart failure at 89
  • 2013-07-22 Lawrie Reilly, Scottish footballer, dies at 84
  • 2013-07-23 Djalma Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from complications from pneumonia at 84
  • 2013-07-29 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian footballer, dies from heart failure at 27
  • 2013-08-25 Gilmar, Brazilian football player, dies from complications from a heart attack at 83
  • 2013-09-19 Gerrie Muhren, Dutch footballer, dies from complications from myelodysplastic syndrome at 67
  • 2013-11-25 Bill Foulkes, English footballer (Manchester United), dies at 81
  • 2013-11-27 Nilton Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from a lung infection at 88
  • 2014-01-05 Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, Portuguese footballer (top goalscorer-1966 World Cup), dies from heart failure at 71
  • 2014-01-13 Bobby Collins, Scottish footballer, dies at 82
  • 2014-01-19 Bert Williams, English footballer (Wolverhampton, 30 caps), dies at 93
  • 2014-03-20 Hilderaldo Bellini, Brazilian footballer, dies from complications from a heart attack at 83
  • 2015-03-21 Chuck Pednarik 'Concrete Charlie', American professional football player for the Philadelphia Eagles, dies at 89
  • 2015-10-17 Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager (Everton), dies at 69
  • 2015-11-12 Márton Fülöp, Hungarian footballer and goalkeeper, dies of cancer at 32
  • 2016-03-24 Johan Cruyff, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona), dies at 68
  • 2016-10-25 Carlos Alberto Torres, Brazilian footballer, Captain of winning World Cup team (1970), dies at 72
  • 2017-03-03 Raymond Kopa [Kopaszewski], French footballer 'the Napoleon of football', dies at 85