Soccer in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 230 of 230

  • 1987-01-20 UK Police crackdown on soccer hooligans in biggest operation against violence around football stadiums
  • 1987-03-21 PSV sells soccer player Ruud Gullit to AC Milan (Ÿ17 million)
  • 1988-07-24 US & Jamaica play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • 1988-08-13 US beats Jamaica 5-1 in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • 1989-04-16 Costa Rica beats US 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • 1989-04-30 US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • 1989-05-13 Trinidad & Tobago ties US 1-1, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • 1989-06-17 US beats Guatemala 2-1 in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • 1989-11-05 US plays El Salvador in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • 1989-11-19 US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US' 1st qualification since 1950
  • 1990-07-01 Dordrecht '90 soccer team forms in Dordrecht
  • 1990-07-01 FC Swells soccer team forms in Swells
  • 1991-01-13 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1991-01-13 Soccer stadium riot in Orkney, South Africa, at least 40 die
  • 1991-05-23 San Diego Sockers win 4th consecutive Major Soccer League championship
  • 1991-11-30 1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
  • 1992-01-20 Score begins selling international soccer cards
  • 1992-02-13 West beats East 14 to 9 in Major Soccer League all star game
  • 1992-06-26 Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship
  • 1992-07-07 South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match
  • 1992-07-10 US Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons
  • 1993-04-28 Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die
  • 1993-10-31 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
  • 1994-07-18 NY Jets sign USA soccer goalkeeper Tony Miola as a place kicker
  • 1997-04-09 Major League Soccer announces Miami & Chicago expansion
  • 1997-08-16 The South African soccer team, Bafana Bafana wins against the national team of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at First National Bank stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1998-01-25 Spice Girl Victoria Beckham (Posh) and soccer player David Beckham get engaged

Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham
  • 2000-07-09 Police fired tear gas at fans during a World Cup qualifying soccer game between Zimbabwe and South Africa, setting off a stampede that killed twelve people in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 2000-10-07 Last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium, England defeated 1-0 by Germany, last goal scored by Liverpool's Dietmar Hammann. Match is Tony Adams' 60th at Wembley, the record for most appearances at the stadium.
  • 2015-07-04 Chile win football's Copa America for the first time

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 590

  • 1969-04-04 Dennis de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1969-04-04 Gerard de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1969-04-20 John van Halst, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1969-05-09 Carla Overbeck, soccer defender (Olympics-96), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1969-05-10 Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1969-06-04 Regi Blinker, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1969-06-11 Johan Hansma, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1969-06-25 Armand Benneker, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • 1969-06-25 Jurgen Streppel, soccer player (Telstar/RKC)
  • 1969-06-29 Erik Tammer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1969-07-13 Richard Roelofsen, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
  • 1969-08-02 Erik Meijer, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Uerdingen)
  • 1969-08-06 Roberto Lanckohr, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1969-08-07 Dave Smits, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1969-08-11 Wilfried Elzinga, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1969-08-20 Bart Spark, soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • 1969-08-22 Maurice Graef, Dutch soccer player (VVW, Roda JC), born in Horn, Netherlands
  • 1969-08-29 Jerry Simons, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Vitesse)
  • 1969-09-16 Marthijn Pothoven, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1969-09-22 Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • 1969-10-14 Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
  • 1969-11-10 Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1969-11-29 Ben Iroha, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1969-11-29 Pierre van Hooijdonk, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Celtic)
  • 1969-11-29 Kasey Keller, American soccer player
  • 1969-12-08 Antoon Kuil, soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • 1969-12-12 Frank Dikstaal, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1969-12-14 Arthur Numan, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1969-12-17 Rob Maas, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1970-01-01 Tom Sier, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1970-01-06 Geert Brusselers, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1970-01-06 René Binken, soccer player (Volendam)
  • 1970-01-13 Frank Kooiman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1970-01-15 Elroy Kromheer, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 1970-01-20 Dennis Hulshof, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1970-01-27 Dario Brose, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-01-30 Edwin de Kruyf/Kruijff, soccer player (FC Utrecht, FC Groningen)
  • 1970-01-30 Hans Spark, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1970-02-02 Erik ten Hag, soccer player (FC Twente, RKC, FC Utrecht)
  • 1970-02-02 Ivan Vukov, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 1970-03-08 Harry Decheiver, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1970-03-08 Rhett Harty, Pasedena CA, US soccer player (Olympic-92)
  • 1970-03-19 Errol Refos, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1970-03-26 Paul Bosvelt, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles/FC Twente)
  • 1970-04-04 Barry van Galen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1970-05-07 Edwin Zoetebier, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 1970-05-08 Marco Heering, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1970-05-15 Ronald de Boer, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1970-05-17 John Karelse, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1970-05-18 Clemens Zwijnenberg, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1970-06-01 Alexi Lalas, American soccer player
  • 1970-06-15 Amanda Cromwell, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-06-16 Cobi Jones, American soccer player
  • 1970-06-23 Roger Knarren, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1970-08-04 Orlando Trustfull, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1970-08-14 Arno Doornernik, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1970-08-16 Wilco Hellinga, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1970-08-23 Fabian Wilnis, Dutch soccer player (NAC, De Graafschap)
  • 1970-08-25 Ronald Waterreus, soccer player (Roda JC, PSV)
  • 1970-09-13 Marc Latupeirissa, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1970-09-29 Danny de Supervise, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 1970-10-01 Gaston Taument, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1970-10-05 Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1970-10-17 Jean-Paul de Young, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1970-10-17 Marciano Vink, soccer player (Genoa/PSV)
  • 1970-10-18 Mark Schenning, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1970-10-20 Sander Boschke, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1970-10-22 Winston Bogarde, soccer player (Sparta/Ajax)
  • 1970-10-29 Edwin van der Sar, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax)
  • 1970-10-29 Phillip Cocu, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, PSV)
  • 1970-10-30 Suvat Karadag, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1970-10-30 Wim Bubberman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1970-11-17 Max Huiberts, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1970-11-19 Berthil de Avest, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Twente)
  • 1970-12-17 Michael Mols, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1970-12-24 Romeo Wouden, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Heerenveen)
  • 1970-12-25 Ghalid Salamat, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1970-12-31 Edwin Huizinga, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Emmen)
  • 1971-01-03 Rene van Rijswijk, Dutch soccer player (RKC)
  • 1971-01-16 Michel Kreek, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1971-01-16 Ulrich van Gobbel, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1971-01-19 Maurice Hofman, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • 1971-01-23 Julie Foudy, SD California, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)
  • 1971-01-27 Mark Noordlander, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1971-01-30 Milko Pieren, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1971-02-04 Maarten Atmodikoro, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
  • 1971-02-16 Marco Sas, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • 1971-02-20 Jari Litmanen, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1971-02-21 Arco Jochemsen, Dutch soccer player (SVDB, Vitesse)
  • 1971-02-22 Mohammed Sylla, soccer player (Willem II, FC Martigues)
  • 1971-03-01 Andre Karnebeek, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1971-03-04 Edwin van Holten, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 1971-04-05 Finidi George, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1971-05-10 Eric Stock, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1971-05-20 Sandy Schreur, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
  • 1971-05-27 Ferdino Hernandez, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1971-06-09 Romano Sion, soccer player (Dordrecht '90/FC Groningen)
  • 1971-06-12 Iwan Tomasz, soccer player (Roda JC, Feyenoord)
  • 1971-06-29 Dennis Gerritsen, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1971-07-08 John Achterberg, soccer player (NAC)

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