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Football Players in Sports History (Part 3)

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Birthdays 201 - 300 of 3,005

  • 1934-05-30 Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach (d. 2012)
  • 1934-06-20 Horst Mahseli, Polish soccer striker (9 caps; Legia Warsaw), born in Bytom, Poland (d. 1999)
  • 1934-09-23 John Mortimore, English soccer defender (Chelsea 249 games) and manager (Portsmouth, Benfica, Real Betis), born in Farnborough, England (d. 2021)
  • 1934-09-24 Tommy Anderson, Scottish footballer (Stockport County), born in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
  • 1934-10-08 Gerry Hitchens, English footballer, born in Staffordshire, United Kingdom (d. 1983)
  • 1934-10-17 Johnny Haynes, English soccer forward (56 caps; Fulham 594 games), born in London, England (d. 2005)
  • 1934-11-14 Kurt Hamrin, Swedish soccer player, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1934-11-21 Dietrich Weise, German soccer forward (Eintracht Frankfurt, FSV Mainz) and manager (FC Kaiserslautern, E Frankfurt, F Düsseldorf, Egypt, Liechtenstein), born in Gröben, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 1934-11-27 Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer and coach, born in Baghdad, Iraq (d. 2009)
  • 1934-12-17 Ray Wilson, English footballer
  • 1934-12-26 Martín Pando, Argentine soccer forward (11 caps; Argentinos Juniors, River Plate), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2021)
  • 1935-01-16 Udo Lattek, German football striker (VfL Osnabrück) and coach (Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona), born in Boże, Poland (d. 2015)
  • 1935-02-18 Savvas Theodoridis, Greek soccer goalkeeper (12 caps; Olympiacos), born in Athens, Greece (d. 2020)
  • 1935-03-06 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1935-03-17 Vladimir Popović, Serbian soccer midfielder (20 caps, Yugoslavia; Red Star Belgrade) and manager (Intercontinental Cup, Red Star Belgrade 1991), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 2020)
  • 1935-03-21 Brian Clough, English football player and manager, born in Middlesborough, England (d. 2004)
  • 1935-04-01 Billy Whelan, Irish soccer forward (4 caps, Rep Ireland; Manchester United 79 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland (d. 1958)
  • 1935-05-02 Luis Suárez Miramontes, Spanish footballer and manager regarded as one of Spain's greatest players, born in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
  • 1935-05-08 Jack Charlton, English soccer defender (35 caps; World Cup 1966; Leeds United) and manager (Middlesborough, Sheffield Wed, Newcastle, Rep of Ireland), born in Ashington, England (d. 2020)
  • 1935-07-08 John David Crow, American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1957, Texas A & M; Pro Bowl 1959, 60, 62, 65; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Marion, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1935-07-12 Hans Tilkowski, German soccer goalkeeper (39 caps, West Germany; Westfalia Herne, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt), born in Husen, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 1935-07-27 Billy McCullough, Northern Irish footballer, born in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
  • 1935-07-30 William Negri, Italian soccer goalkeeper (12 caps; Mantova, Bologna), born in Bagnolo San Vito, Italy (d. 2020)
  • 1935-08-16 Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach
  • 1935-08-27 Eddie Connachan, Scottish soccer goalkeeper (2 caps; Dunfermline Athletic, Middlesbrough, Falkirk), born in Prestonpans, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • 1935-09-06 Jock Wallace, Scottish football player and manager, born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • 1935-09-20 David Pegg, English soccer outside left (1 cap; Manchester United 127 games), born in Highfields, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1958)
  • 1935-09-21 James "Jimmy" Armfield, British former-footballer, manager and pundit (BBC Radio Five Live), born in Denton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • 1935-10-02 Omar Sívori, Argentine soccer forward and manager (19 caps Argentina, 9 caps Italy; Juventus), born in San Nicolás, Buenos Aires Province (d. 2005)
  • 1935-10-19 Agne Simonsson, Swedish soccer striker (51 caps; Örgryte IS, Real Madrid, Real Sociedad) and manager (Örgryte IS, BK Häcken), born in Göteborg, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • 1935-12-10 Terry Allcock, English footballer (Norwich City), born in Leeds, England
  • 1936-03-14 Maryan Synakowski, French soccer defender (16 caps; UA Sedan Torcy 241 games), born in Calonne-Ricouart, France (d. 2021)
  • 1936-04-26 Pat Quinn, Scottish soccer forward (4 caps; Motherwell, Hibernian) and manager (East Fife, FH), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • 1936-06-09 Mick O'Dwyer, Gaelic footballer and manager, born in Waterville, Ireland
  • 1936-07-23 Benito Sarti, Italian soccer defender (6 caps; Juventus, Sampdoria), born in Padua, Italy (d. 2020)
  • 1936-07-28 Russ Jackson, Canadian football player, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1936-09-22 Maurice Evans, English soccer wing half (Reading 407 games) and manager (Shrewsbury Town, Reading, Oxford United), born in Didcot, England (d. 2000)
  • 1936-10-01 Duncan Edwards, English soccer midfielder (18 caps; Manchester United), born in Dudley, Worcestershire (d. 1958)
  • 1936-10-08 Peter Swan, English soccer defender (19 caps; Sheffield Wednesday, Bury), born in South Elmsall, England (d. 2021)
  • 1936-11-01 Eddie Colman, English soccer winger (Manchester United 85 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Salford, England (d. 1958)
  • 1936-11-26 Jan Liberda, Polish soccer forward (35 caps; Polonia Bytom), born in Bytom, Poland (d. 2020)
  • 1937-02-01 Tony Waiters, English soccer goalkeeper (5 caps; Blackpool) and manager (Canada, Plymouth Argyle, Vancouver Whitecaps), born in Southport, England (d. 2020)
  • 1937-03-14 Arturo Chaires, Mexican soccer defender (22 caps; C.D. Guadalajara), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 2020)
  • 1937-03-27 Francesco Janich, Italian soccer defender (6 caps; Bologna), born in Udine, Italy (d. 2019)
  • 1937-04-02 Theo Foley, Irish soccer defender (9 caps, Republic of Ireland; Burnley, Charlton Athletic) and manager (Northampton Town), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2020)
  • 1937-05-03 Hans Cieslarczyk, German soccer striker (7 caps; West Germany; Borussia Dortmund, Karlsruher SC) and manager (FC Augsburg), born in Herne, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 1937-07-14 Duncan MacKay, Scottish soccer defender (14 caps; Celtic 162 games), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2019)
  • 1937-08-02 Jim McLean, Scottish soccer forward (Hamilton Academical, Clyde, Dundee) and manager (Dundee United 1971-93), born in Larkhall, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • 1937-09-05 Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Italian-Argentinian footballer who played for both Argentina and Italy, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2018)
  • 1937-10-11 Sir Bobby Charlton CBE, English soccer midfielder (106 caps; World Cup 1966; Manchester United) and manager (Preston NE), born in Ashington, England
  • 1937-11-08 Dragoslav Šekularac, Serbian footballer, born in Štip, Yugoslavia (d. 2019)
  • 1937-11-30 Abdelmajid Tlemçani, Tunisian soccer striker (54 caps; Espérance Sportive de Tunis), born in Tunis, Tunisia (d. 2020)
  • 1937-12-06 Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian soccer forward (11 caps; 5 caps Uruguay; most goals in Copa Libertadores, 54 goals 1960-72), born in Ancón, Santa Elena, Ecuador (d. 2006)
  • 1937-12-24 Félix Miéli Venerando, Brazilian football player, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2012)
  • 1937-12-30 Gordon Banks, English soccer goalkeeper (World Cup 1966, 73 England caps), born in Sheffield, England (d. 2019)
  • 1938-01-05 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer star, born in Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1938-01-15 Chuni Goswami, Indian soccer striker and captain (30 caps; Mohun Bagan) and cricket all-rounder (captain Bengal), born in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh (d. 2020)
  • 1938-01-22 Altair, Brazilian footballer
  • 1938-06-07 Ian St John, Scottish soccer forward (21 caps; Motherwell; Liverpool 425 games), manager (Motherwell, Portsmouth) and broadcaster (ITV: Saint and Greavsie), born in Motherwell, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • 1938-07-18 John Connelly, English footballer (20 English caps), born in St Helens, Lancashire (d. 2012)
  • 1938-07-20 Roger Hunt, English footballer
  • 1938-07-28 Luis Aragonés, Spanish soccer forward (11 caps; Atlético Madrid) and manager (Spain 2004-08; Atlético Madrid, Barcelona), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2014)
  • 1938-09-02 John Angus, English soccer defender (1 cap; Burnley 439 games), born in Amble, England (d. 2021)
  • 1938-10-01 Les Scheinflug, Australian soccer midfielder, coach (Marconi; Australia; 6 caps), born in Bückeburg, Germany
  • 1938-10-07 Carlos Contreras, Chilean soccer defender (30 caps; Universidad de Chile), born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2020)
  • 1938-11-05 César Luis Menotti, Argentine football player (1978 FIFA World Cup) and coach, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1938-12-02 Luis Artime, Argentine soccer striker and manager (25 caps; River Plate), born in Parque Civit, Argentina
  • 1938-12-28 Pachín, Spanish soccer defender (8 caps; Real Madrid) and manager (Osasuna, Levante, Granada), born in Torrelavega, Spain (d. 2021)
  • 1939-01-03 Nikos Alefantos, Greek soccer midfielder and manager (Olympiacos), born in Edessa, Greece (d. 2020)
  • 1939-01-13 Jacek Gmoch, Polish footballer and coach
  • 1939-01-22 Luigi Simoni, Italian soccer midfielder (Napoli, Torino, Juventus, Brescia, Genoa) and manager (UEFA Cup 1998, Inter; Genoa, Torino, Napoli), born in Crevalcore, Italy (d. 2020)
  • 1939-02-20 Frank Arundel, English footballer
  • 1939-03-07 Panajot Pano, Albanian football star known as the "The little Puskás", born in Durrës, Albania (d. 2010)
  • 1939-03-18 Ron Atkinson, English soccer wing half, manager (Oxford United, Manchester United, Sheffield Wed, Aston Villa), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1939-03-30 Robert Herbin, French soccer defender (23 caps; Saint-Étienne) and manager (Saint-Étienne, Lyon, Strasbourg), born in Paris, France (d. 2020)
  • 1939-04-25 Tarcisio Burgnich, Italian soccer defender (66 caps; Internazionale 358 games) and manager (Como, Genoa), born in Ruda, Italy (d. 2021)
  • 1939-05-08 János Göröcs, Hungarian soccer midfielder (62 caps; Újpesti Dózsa, Tatabányai Bányász), born in Gánt, Hungary (d. 2020)
  • 1939-08-09 Brito [Hércules de Brito Ruas], Brazilian footballer, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1939-09-29 Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1939-10-02 Özcan Arkoç, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (9 caps; Hamburger SV) and manager (Hamburger SV, Hannover 96), born in Hayrabolu, Turkey (d. 2021)
  • 1939-10-22 George Cohen, English footballer (1966 World Cup), born in London, England
  • 1939-11-03 Frits Flinkevleugel, Dutch soccer defender (11 caps; DWS, FC Amsterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • 1939-12-22 Valentin Afonin, Russian soccer defender (42 caps; SKA Rostov-on-Don, CSKA Moscow), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2021)
  • 1940-01-03 Bernard Blaut, Polish soccer midfielder (36 caps; KP Legia Warsaw, FC Metz) and manager (UAE), born in Krapkowice, Poland (d. 2007)
  • 1940-02-14 Willie Hunter, Scottish soccer forward (3 caps; Motherwell) and manager (Queen of the South, Inverness Caledonian), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • 1940-02-20 Jimmy Greaves, British broadcaster/soccer player
  • 1940-02-24 Denis Law, Scottish footballer (Manchester United, Manchester City), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1940-03-02 Billy McNeill MBE, Scottish soccer defender (29 caps; Celtic) and manager (Celtic, Manchester City, Aston Villa), born in Bellshill, Scotland (d. 2019)
  • 1940-03-08 Theo Laseroms [The Tank], Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1940-03-12 Albert Johanneson, soccer star
  • 1940-05-14 Tommy Lawrence, Scottish football player and goalkeeper (Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers), born in Dailly, Scotland (d. 2018)
  • 1940-06-02 Yuri Pshenichnikov, Soviet soccer goalkeeper and coach (19 caps; FC Pakhtakor Tashkent, CSKA Moscow), born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (d. 2019)
  • 1940-07-01 Craig Brown, Scottish soccer wing half, coach and administrator (Scotland manager 1993-2001), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1940-07-09 Jair da Costa, Brazilian soccer winger (1 cap; Internazionale), born in Santo André, Brazil
  • 1940-09-24 Slaven Zambata, Croatian soccer forward (31 caps Yugoslavia; Dinamo Zagreb), born in Sinj, Croatia (d. 2020)
  • 1940-10-04 Silvio Marzolini, Argentine soccer defender (28 caps; Boca Juniors), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2020)
  • 1940-10-16 Célio Taveira, Brazilian soccer striker (3 caps; Vasco da Gama, Nacional, Corinthians), born in Santos, Brazil (d. 2020)
  • 1940-10-17 Jim Smith, English soccer midfielder and manager (Birmingham City, QPR, Portsmouth, Derby County), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire (d. 2019)

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1940-10-23 Pelé [Edson Arantes do Nascimento], Brazilian footballer (Player of the Century; 1,281 goals in 1,363 games), born in Três Corações, Brazil

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  • 1940-12-05 Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager, born in Moscow

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Deaths in Sport

Deaths 201 - 300 of 488

  • 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)
  • 2007-05-19 Bernard Blaut, Polish soccer midfielder (36 caps; KP Legia Warsaw, FC Metz) and manager (UAE), dies at 67
  • 2007-06-24 Derek Dougan, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1938)
  • 2007-06-27 Patrick Allotey, Ghanaian footballer (b. 1979)
  • 2007-07-25 Bernd Jakubowski, German goalkeeper (b. 1952)
  • 2007-08-25 Ray Jones, English footballer (b. 1988)
  • 2007-08-28 Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer, dies at 22
  • 2007-09-01 Viliam Schrojf, Slovak footballer, dies at 76
  • 2007-09-20 Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer, dies at 79
  • 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 and manager, dies at 72
  • 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 soccer midfielder (8 caps; Celtic, Kilmarnock) and manager (Scotland, Celtic, Kilmarnock, Reading), dies of melanoma at 51
  • 2008-06-12 Derek Tapscott, Welsh footballer (b. 1932)
  • 2008-07-03 Ernie Cooksey, English Footballer, dies of cancer at 28
  • 2008-12-09 Ibrahim Dossey, Ghanaian football player (b. 1972)
  • 2009-03-04 Harry Parkes, English footballer (b. 1920)
  • 2009-03-29 Vladimir Fedotov, Soviet football striker and manager (b.1943)
  • 2009-05-27 Ammo Baba, Iraqi football player and coach, dies at 74
  • 2009-07-31 Sir Bobby Robson, English soccer forward, coach (20 caps; England manager 1982-90), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • 2009-08-08 Daniel Jarque, Spanish football player (b. 1983)
  • 2009-11-10 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, dies at 32
  • 2009-11-15 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican soccer striker (16 caps; Monterrey, Villarreal), dies from a heart attack at 31
  • 2009-11-16 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (b. 1978)
  • 2009-12-14 Alan A'Court, English footballer, dies at 75
  • 2009-12-29 Steve Williams, American professional wrestler, known as "Dr. Death", and USFL football player, dies of throat cancer at 49
  • 2010-01-19 Panajot Pano, Albanian football star known as the "The little Puskás", dies of a heart attack at 70
  • 2010-02-16 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
  • 2010-03-04 Tony Richards, British footballer (b. 1934)
  • 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)
  • 2010-08-22 Stjepan Bobek, Yugoslav football player (b. 1923)
  • 2010-09-12 Giulio Zignoli, Italian footballer (b. 1946)
  • 2010-10-01 Ian Buxton, English football forward (Derby County) and cricket all-rounder (Derbyshire captain), dies at 72
  • 2010-12-12 Peter Pagel, German footballer (b. 1956)
  • 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, dies at 25
  • 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)
  • 2011-10-31 Flórián Albert, Hungarian footballer (European Footballer of the Year 1967), dies at 70
  • 2011-11-27 Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and Wales national football team manager, dies at 42
  • 2011-12-04 Sócrates [Socrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Sousa Vieira de Oliveira], Brazilian soccer midfielder and manager (60 caps, 22 goals Brazil; Corinthians), dies of septic shock at 57
  • 2011-12-05 Gennady Logofet, Russian footballer (b. 1942)
  • 2012-03-07 Włodzimierz Smolarek, Polish soccer player (FC Utrecht), dies at 54
  • 2012-03-16 Estanislao Basora, Spanish footballer (The Monster of Colombes, 22 caps for Spain, 301 matches for Barcelona), dies at 85
  • 2012-04-01 Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian soccer striker (14 caps; Lazio, NY Cosmos), 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 actor (Rhino-Ball Four, Code R) and football player, 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 (20 English caps), dies from cancer at 74
  • 2012-12-04 Miguel Calero, Colombian soccer goalkeeper (50 caps; Copa América 2001; Pachuca), dies from cerebral thrombosis at 41
  • 2013-01-02 Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Uruguayan soccer goalkeeper (36 caps; Atlético Mineiro), 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 (29 Welsh caps), dies at 70
  • 2013-05-24 Antonio Puchades, Spanish soccer midfielder (23 caps; Valencia 256 games), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • 2013-07-19 Phil Woosnam, Welsh soccer striker, manager (Wales 17 caps, USA manager 1968), dies 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 soccer striker (38 caps; Hibernian 253 games, 185 goals), dies at 84
  • 2013-07-23 Djalma Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from complications from pneumonia at 84
  • 2013-07-29 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (58 caps; El Nacional, Santos Laguna, América), 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 Mühren, Dutch soccer midfielder (10 caps; Ajax, Volendam), dies from myelodysplastic syndrome at 67
  • 2013-11-03 Gerard Cieślik, Polish soccer striker and manager (45 caps, 27 goals), dies at 86
  • 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
  • 2013-12-02 Pedro Rocha, Uruguayan soccer midfielder and manager (52 caps; Peñarol, São Paulo F.C.), dies from mesencephalic atrophy at 70
  • 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 soccer midfielder (31 caps; Celtic, Everton, Leeds), dies at 82
  • 2014-01-19 Bert Williams MBE, English soccer goalkeeper (24 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 381 games), dies at 93
  • 2014-02-01 Luis Aragonés, Spanish soccer forward (11 caps; Atlético Madrid) and manager (Spain 2004-08; Atlético Madrid, Barcelona), dies from leukemia at 75

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