Soccer in History (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,060

  • 1961-10-30 Hans Segers, Dutch soccer goalkeeper and coach (Wimbledon), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1961-11-04 Nigel Worthington, Irish soccer midfielder and manager (66 caps NI; Sheffield Wednesday; Norwich City), born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
  • 1962-01-18 Dito, Portuguese soccer defender (17 caps; Braga, Benfica, Vitória Setúbal) and manager (Portimonense, Moreirense), born in Barcelos, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • 1962-01-25 Bruno Martini, French soccer goalkeeper (31 caps; Auxerre, Nancy, Montpellier), born in Challuy, France (d. 2020)
  • 1962-02-01 José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian soccer defender (21 caps; Vélez Sársfield, Boca Juniors, Nîmes Olympique), born in Córdoba, Argentina (d. 2004)
  • 1962-02-01 Manuel Amoros, French soccer defender (82 caps; Monaco, Marseille), born in Nîmes, France
  • 1962-02-17 Hennie Meijer, Dutch soccer player (Cambuur L, FC Heerenveen)
  • 1962-03-16 Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1962-04-24 Stuart Pearce, English soccer defender (78 caps; Nottingham Forest) and manager (England U-21 2007-13; Great Britain Olympic team 2012; Manchester City), born in London, England
  • 1962-05-29 Fandi Ahmad, Singaporean soccer striker, manager (Singapore 101 caps), born in Singapore
  • 1962-08-01 Gertjan Verbeek, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • 1962-09-01 Tony Cascarino, Irish soccer striker, broadcaster (88 caps Rep of Ireland), born in St Paul's Cray, Kent, England
  • 1962-09-18 John Fashanu, English soccer striker (2 caps; Wimbledon FC) and TV presenter (Gladiators; Fash's Football Challenge; Deal or No Deal Nigeria), born in London, England
  • 1962-09-30 Leon Hutten, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1962-10-01 Paul Walsh, English soccer forward (5 caps; Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Charlton), born in London, England
  • 1962-10-09 Jorge Burruchaga, Argentine soccer attacking midfielder and manager (57 caps; Independiente, Nantes), born in Gualeguay, Argentina
  • 1962-10-19 Ruud Bread, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1962-12-10 John de Wolf, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • 1962-12-11 Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player (Pax, NEC)
  • 1963-03-12 Ricky Yacobi, Indonesian soccer striker (31 caps; Arseto Solo, Matsushita), born in Medan, Indonesia (d. 2020)
  • 1963-03-24 Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse, Manchester)
  • 1963-03-31 Stephen Tataw, Cameroonian soccer right-back (63 caps; captain Cameroon national team FIFA World Cup 1990, 94), born in Yaoundé, Cameroon (d. 2020)
  • 1963-04-13 Jan Willem van Ede, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1963-06-10 Vital Borkelmans, Belgian soccer defender (22 caps; Club Brugge 350 games) and manager (Jordan), born in Maaseik, Belgium
  • 1963-06-13 Edward Sturing, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • 1963-06-24 Preki, Serbian-born American soccer player
  • 1963-07-06 Edwin Gorter, Dutch soccer player (Lommel/FC Utrecht), born in Den Haag, Netherlands
  • 1963-07-29 Michel Boerebach, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1963-08-31 Sonny Silooy, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1963-09-06 József Kiprich, Hungarian soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Tatabánya, Hungary
  • 1963-09-06 Pat Nevin, Scottish soccer winger (28 caps; Chelsea, Everton, Tranmere Rovers), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1963-10-15 Stanley Menzo, Surinamese-Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax/PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1963-11-01 Mark Hughes, Welsh soccer striker and manager (72 caps; Manchester United 256 games; Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City, Stoke City), born in Wrexham, Wales
  • 1963-11-03 Ian Wright MBE, English soccer striker and broadcaster (33 caps; Crystal Palace, Arsenal), born in London, England
  • 1963-11-05 Hans Gilhaus, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Helmond, Netherlands
  • 1963-11-07 John Barnes, British football player, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1963-12-10 Gerald Sandel, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 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
  • 1964-03-01 Paul Le Guen, French soccer midfielder (17 caps; PSG) and manager (Rennes, Lyon, Rangers, PSG, Le Havre), born in Pencran, France
  • 1964-03-26 Ab Plugboer, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht) and manager, born in Edam, Netherlands
  • 1964-04-04 Paul Parker, English soccer player, born in West Ham, Essex
  • 1964-05-12 José Casanova, Peruvian soccer midfielder (10 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 1987)
  • 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, Italian 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)
  • 1964-10-14 Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
  • 1964-10-25 Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands
  • 1964-12-01 Salvatore Schillaci [Totò], Italian soccer striker (16 caps; Messina, Juventus), born in Palermo, Italy
  • 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
  • 1965-01-27 Mike Newell, English soccer striker (Blackburn Rovers) and manager (Luton Town), born in Liverpool, England
  • 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)
  • 1965-03-28 Jaime Alves, Portuguese soccer midfielder (3 caps; Boavista), born in Espinho, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • 1965-05-04 Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1965-05-06 Norman Whiteside, Northern Ireland football player, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1965-06-12 Carlos Luis Morales, Ecuadorian soccer goalkeeper (40 caps; Independiente, Palestino, ESPOLI), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2020)
  • 1965-07-03 Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles), born in Oosterbeek, Netherlands
  • 1965-08-16 Eric van der Luer, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1965-08-17 Fred Grim, Dutch soccer player (Cambuur L, Ajax), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1965-09-01 Aldo Swager, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1965-10-05 Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
  • 1965-10-07 Juul Ellerman, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Twente), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1965-10-31 Ruud Hesp, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • 1965-11-13 Zeljko Petrovic, soccer player (FC The Bosch/RKC)
  • 1965-12-04 Ulf Kirsten, German soccer striker and manager (49 caps GDR; 51 caps Germany; Dynamo Dresden, Bayer Leverkusen), born in Riesa, Germany
  • 1966-02-01 Michelle Akers, American soccer forward (Olympics gold 1996, World Cup 1991, 99), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1966-02-01 Rob Lee, English soccer midfielder (21 caps; Charlton Athletic, Newcastle United), born in London, England
  • 1966-03-03 Claus Boekweg, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, FC Zwolle)
  • 1966-03-16 David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
  • 1966-04-01 Mehmet Özdilek, Turkish soccer midfielder (31 caps; Beşiktaş) and manager (BB Erzurumspor), born in Samsun, Turkey
  • 1966-04-02 Teddy Sheringham, English soccer striker (51 caps; Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Millwall), born in London, England
  • 1966-04-13 Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian soccer goalkeeper (51 caps; Gueugnon, Club Africain), born in Menzel Jemil, Tunisia
  • 1966-05-01 Olaf Thon, German soccer midfielder (52 caps; Bayern Munich, Schalke 04), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • 1966-06-11 Vasili Kulkov, Russian soccer defensive utility (20 caps Soviet Union, 21 Russia; Spartak Moscow, Benfica), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)
  • 1966-07-20 Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1966-07-24 Martin Keown, English soccer defender (43 caps; Arsenal, Aston Villa), born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • 1966-08-11 Nigel Martyn, English soccer goalkeeper (23 caps; Crystal Palace, Leeds, Everton), born in St Austell, Cornwall
  • 1966-08-13 Miguel Miranda, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (47 caps; Sporting Cristal) and coach (Alianza Atlético), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2021)
  • 1966-09-08 Raymond Atteveld, Dutch soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1966-10-01 George Weah, Liberian soccer striker and politician (President Liberia; 53 caps; AC Milan, Monaco), born in Monrovia, Liberia
  • 1966-10-01 Cuco Ziganda, Spanish soccer striker and manager (2 caps; Athletic Bilbao 255 games), born in Larraintzar, Spain
  • 1966-10-04 John van den Brom, Dutch soccer midfielder and manager (2 caps; SBV Vitesse, Anderlecht), Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 1966-10-06 Niall Quinn, Irish soccer striker (92 caps, Rep of Ireland; Manchester City, Sunderland), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1966-10-26 Alex Pastoor, Dutch soccer midfielder (FC Volendam, Heerenveen) and manager (Slavia Prague, Sparta Rotterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1966-12-03 Flemming Povlsen, Danish soccer forward and broadcaster (62 caps; Borussia Dortmund), born in Brabrand, Denmark
  • 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
  • 1967-02-28 Colin Cooper, English soccer defender (2 caps; Middlesborough, Nottingham Forest), born in Durham, England
  • 1967-03-13 Andrés Escobar, Colombian soccer defender (murdered in World Cup aftermath), born in Medellín, Colombia (d. 1994)
  • 1967-03-18 Stefan Lindqvist, Swedish soccer midfielder (5 caps; IFK Göteborg), born in Halmstad, Sweden (d. 2020)

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