Soccer in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 233

  • 1932-03-27 De Bataven soccer team forms in Gendt
  • 1932-04-13 Kozakken Boys soccer team forms in Werkendam forms
  • 1932-06-01 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
  • 1932-06-06 Ijsselmeervogels soccer team forms in Spakenburg
  • 1933-03-04 Noordwijk soccer team forms
  • 1933-04-23 Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal
  • 1933-10-13 Soccer team STEVO forms in Geesteren
  • 1934-04-28 Soccer team Blue White '34 forms
  • 1934-06-01 AFC '34 soccer team forms in Alkmaar
  • 1936-08-15 Annibale Frossi scores twice as Italy beats Austria 2-1 in extra time in the soccer final at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1938-04-24 Lindenheuvel soccer team forms
  • 1938-05-14 England soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3
  • 1938-11-29 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany
  • 1939-02-17 Katwijk soccer team forms
  • 1939-04-08 ACV soccer team forms in Axes
  • 1940-05-20 Soccer team HZVV forms in Hoogeveen

  • 1940-07-29 SV. Urk Dutch soccer team forms
  • 1940-08-26 RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk
  • 1944-06-07 Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
  • 1945-03-26 Venray soccer team forms
  • 1945-04-01 Sons of Elburger Soccer team forms in Elburg
  • 1945-06-13 Heerjansdam soccer team forms
  • 1946-06-01 Spijkenisse soccer team forms in Spijkenisse
  • 1946-11-27 English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2
  • 1947-11-15 Soccer team GVVV forms in Veenendaal
  • 1948-03-29 Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten
  • 1949-05-04 Air crash at Turin, 31 killed including Torino soccer team
  • 1950-06-29 US beats England 1-0 in a world cup soccer game (next win in 1994)
  • 1953-02-17 DSB soccer team forms in Eindhoven
  • 1953-03-15 West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1
  • 1953-11-25 Hungary beats England in soccer match, 6-3
  • 1954-02-01 Dutch soccer club De Graafschap "The County" forms in Doetinchem, Netherlands
  • 1954-09-29 Bennekom soccer team forms in Bennekom
  • 1956-02-22 1st English soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United
  • 1956-05-05 Broekster Boys soccer team forms in Damwoude
  • 1957-03-10 Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy
  • 1957-05-01 Flevo Boys Football Club is established in Emmeloord, the Netherlands
  • 1957-08-24 English soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea
  • 1957-11-05 Mrs Nellie McGrail wins $574,658 on a 2½ cent soccer pool ticket
  • 1958-06-28 Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden
  • 1959-10-04 Netherlands equal best performance against neighbours Belgium; win, 9-1 in soccer friendly at De Kuip, Rotterdam; Piet van der Kuil & Faas Wilkes score 3 apiece

  • 1959-10-29 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced
  • 1960-07-16 205,000 (record sports attend) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer
  • 1960-09-13 Dutch 1st Chamber condemns soccer-law
  • 1962-06-01 Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
  • 1963-07-17 Telstar soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • 1964-05-24 Panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300
  • 1964-06-19 Cambuur Leeuwarden BVO soccer team forms in Leeuwarden
  • 1965-10-08 Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms
  • 1966-04-17 100th international soccer match between Netherlands and Belgium (3-1)
  • 1966-05-25 Peru & Argentina soccer fans fight in Lima; 248 die
  • 1966-08-31 Referee Leo Horn whistles his last soccer match (Ajax-Bulgaria)
  • 1967-05-10 Foundation AZ soccer team forms in Alkmaar
  • 1969-06-27 Honduras/El Salvador breaks diplomatic relations due to soccer match

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1969-11-20 Brazilian soccer icon Pele scores his 1,000th goal

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend
Pele
  • 1970-07-01 Dutch soccer club FC Utrecht is established (KNVB Cup 1985, 2003-04)
  • 1970-07-15 Denmark beats Italy 2-0 in 1st world female soccer championship
  • 1970-09-09 Feyenoord wins soccer's Club World Cup
  • 1970-12-10 North American Soccer League awards NY & Toronto franchises
  • 1971-01-02 A barrier collapses at Ibrox Park football ground at end of a soccer match in Glasgow Scotland, killing 66
  • 1971-06-16 Groningen soccer team forms in Groningen
  • 1971-07-31 Deventer Soccer team Go Ahead Eagles forms
  • 1973-12-11 NA Soccer League awards LA, San Francisco, Seattle & Vancouver franchises
  • 1973-12-31 Johan Cruyff chosen European Football Player of theYear
  • 1974-02-17 49 die in stampede for seats at soccer match, Cairo, Egypt
  • 1974-05-22 Soccer team Veendam forms
  • 1976-07-11 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
  • 1977-04-23 ADO Den Haag soccer team forms in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1977-06-01 SC Heerenveen soccer team forms in Heerenveen, Netherlands
  • 1977-06-01 Dutch soccer club FC Volendam is established (6-time Eerste Divisie champions)
  • 1977-08-28 NY Cosmos defeat Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Portland Ore, winning their 2nd North American Soccer League championship
  • 1977-10-01 Brazilian soccer great Pelé plays his final game for the New York Cosmos in an exhibition against Santos in front of 75,000 at Giants Stadium; 1,281 goals in 1,363 games
  • 1977-11-10 Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)
  • 1978-04-10 Formation of Major Indoor Soccer League announced
  • 1978-09-30 Major Indoor Soccer League grants 1st 6 franchises to Cincinnati
  • 1978-11-16 Major Indoor Soccer League holds its 1st draft
  • 1979-02-01 English international forward Trevor Francis becomes Britain’s first £1 million soccer player when he transfers from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest
  • 1979-02-09 UK Football club Nottingham Forest makes £1m transfer deal
  • 1980-06-23 West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)
  • 1981-03-17 FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms
  • 1981-04-27 1st female soccer official is hired by NASL
  • 1981-08-16 Highest score in World Cup soccer match (New Zealand-13, Fiji-0)
  • 1982-07-01 PEC Zwolle '82 soccer club renamed when purchased by Dutch businessman Marten Eibrink
  • 1984-05-11 Johan Cruijff quits soccer
  • 1984-06-15 Vitesse soccer team forms in Arnhem
  • 1984-08-11 101,799 fans at soccer match Brazil vs France
  • 1985-04-23 Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational
  • 1985-05-11 56 die and at least 265 are injured at Bradford City football ground in the worst fire in English football history
  • 1985-08-10 Uno Lindstron of Sweden juggles a soccer ball 13.11 miles
  • 1986-04-06 Soccer ball juggled non-stop for 14:14 hrs
  • 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 and 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

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 588

  • 1961-01-12 Andrea Carnevale, Italian soccer player (Napoli), born in Monte San Biagio, Italy
  • 1961-02-24 Ruud Really, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1961-03-13 Cor Lems, Dutch soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90), born in Rotterdam, Netherlansds
  • 1961-05-12 Thomas Dooley, German-American Soccer Player
  • 1961-09-20 Erwin Koeman, soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
  • 1961-10-16 Wilfried Brookhuis, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1961-10-30 Hans Segers, soccer goaltender (PSV, Nottingham Forest, Wimbledon)
  • 1962-02-17 Hennie Meijer, soccer player (Cambuur L, FC Heerenveen)
  • 1962-03-16 Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1962-03-23 Johan Steur, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 1962-03-26 Maarten de Young, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1962-08-01 Gertjan Verbeek, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • 1962-09-30 Leon Hutten, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1962-10-19 Ruud Bread, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1962-11-04 Andre Wasiman, soccer player (FC Volendam), born in Paramibo, Suriname
  • 1962-12-04 Arnold Scholten, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Den Bosch, Netherlands
  • 1962-12-04 John Gaasbeek, soccer player (FC Twente/NAC)
  • 1962-12-10 John de Wolf, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1962-12-11 Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player (Pax, NEC)
  • 1963-03-01 Arnold Oosterveer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1963-03-24 Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse, Manchester)
  • 1963-04-13 Jan Willem van Ede, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV)
  • 1963-05-02 Jos van Eck, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1963-06-13 Edward Sturing, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1963-06-24 Preki, Serbian-born American soccer player
  • 1963-07-06 Edwin Gorter, soccer player (Lommel/FC Utrecht)
  • 1963-07-29 Michel Boerebach, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1963-08-28 Abe Button, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1963-08-31 Sonny Silooy, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1963-09-06 József Kiprich, Hungarian soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Tatabánya, Hungary
  • 1963-10-15 Stanley Menzo, Surinamese-Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax/PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1963-11-05 Hans Gilhaus, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1963-11-07 John Barnes, British soccer player
  • 1963-12-04 Mike Snoei, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1963-12-10 Gerald Sandel, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1963-12-11 John Lammers, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1963-12-25 Joop Gall, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • 1964-01-15 Cees van der de Linden, Dutch soccer player, born in Heelsum, Netherlands
  • 1964-02-27 April Heinrichs, US women's soccer coach (Olympic-96), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • 1964-03-26 Ab Plugboer, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1964-04-04 Paul Parker, English soccer player, born in West Ham, Essex
  • 1964-05-05 Ulrich Wilson, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • 1964-06-22 Nico Jalink, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, NAC)
  • 1964-07-04 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California
  • 1964-08-20 Giuseppe Giannini, soccer player (Rome A Team), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1964-09-13 Peter Remie, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1964-09-21 Danny Hoekman, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1964-09-23 Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1964-09-26 Gerrie Slagboom, Dutch soccer player: Dordrecht '90
  • 1964-10-14 Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
  • 1964-10-25 Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1964-12-24 Marcel van der Net, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1964-12-25 Raymond Libregts, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1965-01-09 Carin Garbarra, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1965-01-31 René Trost, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Kerkrade, Netherlands
  • 1965-02-04 John van Loen, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord, San Frecce)
  • 1965-02-07 Reginald Thal, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1965-05-04 Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1965-05-06 Norman Whiteside, British soccer player
  • 1965-07-03 Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1965-08-16 Eric van der Luer, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1965-08-17 Fred Grim, soccer player (Cambuur L, Ajax)
  • 1965-08-29 Alphons Arts, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1965-09-01 Aldo Swager, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1965-10-05 Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
  • 1965-10-07 Juul Ellerman, soccer player (PSV, FC Twente)
  • 1965-10-31 Ruud Hesp, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • 1965-11-03 John Feskens, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1965-11-08 Bart Latuheru, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands
  • 1965-11-13 Zeljko Petrovic, soccer player (FC The Bosch/RKC)
  • 1966-02-01 Michelle Akers, American soccer forward (Olympics gold 1996, World Cup 1991, 99), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1966-02-28 Erik van Kessel, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1966-03-03 Claus Boekweg, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, FC Zwolle)
  • 1966-03-16 David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
  • 1966-04-23 Jacques "Jacq" Koumans, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1966-05-01 Olaf Thon, German soccer central midfielder (Germany 52 caps), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • 1966-07-20 Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1966-08-18 Cees Lock of hair, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1966-09-08 Raymond Atteveld, Belgian soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC)
  • 1966-10-04 John van de Brom, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1966-10-26 Alex Pastoor, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1967-02-13 Bas Roorda, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, NEC), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • 1967-02-19 Roel Liefden, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
  • 1967-02-21 Patrick Lodewijks, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1967-03-13 Andrés Escobar, Colombian soccer defender (murdered in World Cup aftermath), born in Medellín, Colombia (d. 1994)
  • 1967-04-18 Marcel Valk, soccer player (RKC, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1967-04-20 Miroslav Stefanovic, Yugoslavian soccer player (FC Volendam), born in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1967-05-14 Valeria Marini, Italian sports commentator (Italian Soccer), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1967-05-25 Luc Nilis, Belgian soccer player (RSC Anderlecht/PSV)
  • 1967-05-27 Paul Gascoigne, soccer player
  • 1967-06-01 Carlos van Wanrooy, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1967-06-14 Ante Mise, Yugoslav soccer player (Hajduk Split/Vitesse)
  • 1968-03-28 Tim Lovejoy, British television presenter (Soccer AM with Helen Chamberlain), born in Northwood, London
  • 1968-05-01 Oliver Bierhoff, German soccer striker (Germany 70 caps), born in Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1968-12-13 Carlos Hasselbaink, Dutch soccer player (VVV/FC Utrecht/Haarlem), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1968-12-14 Cees Marbus, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Noordwijk, Netherlands
  • 1969-01-04 Kees van Wonderen, Dutch soccer player (NEC/NAC)
  • 1969-01-15 Rob van Dijk, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Voorhout, Netherlands
  • 1969-01-28 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • 1969-02-27 Robert Molenaar, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam), born in Zaandam, Netherlands

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