Soccer in History (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,307

  • 1952-10-25 Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek soccer midfielder (46 caps; Olympiacos; Panathinaikos) and manager (Panathinaikos), born in Piraeus, Greece (d. 2004)
  • 1952-12-08 Javier Cárdenas, Mexican soccer midfielder (12 caps; CD Guadalajara 215 games), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2022)
  • 1952-12-15 Allan Simonsen, Danish soccer forward (55 caps; Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Barcelona, Vejle BK) and manager (Vejle BK, Faroe Islands, Luxembourg), born in Vejle, Denmark
  • 1953-01-03 Peter Taylor, English soccer winger (4 caps; Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur) and manager (Leicester City, Hull, Crystal Palace), born in Rochford, England
  • 1953-01-04 Norberto Alonso, Argentine soccer midfielder (19 caps; River Plate), born in Vicente López, Argentina
  • 1953-02-11 Yitzhak "Vicky" Peretz, Israeli soccer striker (40 caps; Maccabi Tel Aviv, Strasbourg, Rennes), born in Kfar Saba, Israel (d. 2021)
  • 1953-03-01 Carlos Queiroz, Portuguese soccer coach (Portugal, UAE, RSA, Iran, Colombia; Real Madrid), born in Nampula, Portuguese Mozambique
  • 1953-04-01 Alberto Zaccheroni, Italian soccer manager (AC Milan, Lazio, Internazionale, Torino, Juventus, UAE, Japan), born in Meldola, Italy
  • 1953-04-01 Pavol Biroš, Slovak soccer defender (9 caps, Czechoslovakia; Slavia Prague), born in Prešov, Slovakia (d. 2020)
  • 1953-04-03 Mehdi Cerbah, Algerian soccer goalkeeper (57 caps; JS Kabylie), born in Algiers, Algeria (d. 2021)
  • 1953-05-06 Graeme Souness, Scottish soccer midfielder (54 caps; Middlesbrough FC, Liverpool FC 247 games) and manager (FA Cup: 1991–92 Liverpool; 3 x SPD Rangers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1953-05-22 Paul Mariner, English soccer striker (35 caps; Plymouth Argyle, Ipswich Town, Arsenal, Portsmouth) and coach (Plymouth Argyle, Toronto FC), born in Farnworth, England (d. 2021)
  • 1953-05-25 Gaetano Scirea, Italian soccer defender (78 caps, FIFA World Cup 1982; Juventus 377 games), born in Cernusco sul Naviglio, Italy (d. 1989)
  • 1953-07-21 Brian Talbot, British soccer midfielder (6 caps; Ipswich, Arsenal) and manager (WBA, Hibernian, Rushden & Diamonds, Oldham), born in Ipswich, England
  • 1953-10-28 Phil Dwyer, Welsh soccer defender (10 caps; Cardiff City 471 games), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2021)
  • 1953-11-17 Vítor Oliveira, Portuguese soccer midfielder (Braga, Portimonense) and manager (won 11 promotions to Primeira Liga, 6 as champion), born in Matosinhos, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • 1953-12-04 Jean-Marie Pfaff, Belgian soccer goalkeeper (64 caps; Beveren, Bayern Munich), born in Lebbeke, Belgium
  • 1953-12-26 Matthew Harding, English businessman & soccer administrator (Chelsea Football Club), born in Haywards Heath, England
  • 1954-02-19 Sócrates [Socrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Sousa Vieira de Oliveira], Brazilian soccer midfielder (60 caps, 22 goals Brazil; Corinthians), born in Belém, Brazil (d. 2011)
  • 1954-04-01 Giancarlo Antognoni, Italian soccer midfielder (73 caps; Fiorentina 341 games), born in Marsciano, Italy
  • 1954-04-19 Trevor Francis, British football player and manager, born in Plymouth, England
  • 1954-05-31 Thomas Mavros, Greek soccer striker (36 caps; Panionios FC, AEK Athens), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1954-07-10 José González, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (20 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 1987)
  • 1954-07-23 Saúl Lorenzo Rivero, Uruguayan soccer midfielder (9 caps; Liverpool de Montevideo, Atlético Español México), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2022)
  • 1954-11-05 Alejandro Sabella, Argentine soccer midfielder (8 caps; River Plate, Sheffield United, Estudiantes) and manager (Argentina 2011-14), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2020)
  • 1954-11-10 Juanito, Spanish soccer forward (34 caps; Real Madrid 284 games, 85 goals), born in Fuengirola, Spain (d. 1992)
  • 1954-12-01 François Van der Elst, Belgian soccer winger (44 caps; Anderlecht, West Ham Utd), born in Opwijk, Belgium (d. 2017)
  • 1954-12-26 David Armstrong, English soccer midfielder (3 caps; Middlesbrough 359 games, Southampton 222 games), born in Durham, England (d. 2022)
  • 1954-12-29 Glenn Myernick, American soccer player & coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1955-02-20 Néstor Montelongo, Uruguayan soccer utility (36 caps; Montevideo Wanderers, Peñarol, Nacional, Racing), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2021)
  • 1955-05-01 András Törőcsik, Hungarian soccer forward (45 caps; Újpest Dozsa FC, Montpellier), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2022)
  • 1955-05-27 Abdelmalek Ali Messaoud, Algerian soccer defender (38 caps; USM Alger, USM Annaba), born in Annaba, Algeria (d. 2022)
  • 1955-06-13 Alan Hansen, Scottish soccer defender (26 caps; Liverpool 434 games) and broadcaster (BBC Match of the Day), born in Sauchie, Scotland
  • 1955-07-14 Sándor Puhl, Hungarian soccer referee (1994 FIFA World Cup Final; 1997 UEFA Champions League Final; IFFHS World's Best Referee 1994-97), born in Miskolc, Hungary (d. 2021)
  • 1955-09-01 Gerhard Strack, German soccer defender (10 caps; 1. FC Köln, FC Basel, Fortuna Düsseldorf), born in Kerpen, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 1955-10-04 Jorge Valdano, Argentine soccer forward and manager (23 caps; Real Madrid), born in Las Parejas, Argentina
  • 1955-11-28 Alessandro Altobelli, Italian soccer striker (61 caps; Internazionale 317 games), born in Sonnino, Italy
  • 1955-11-30 Andy Gray, English soccer player
  • 1955-12-03 Alberto Tarantini, Argentine soccer defender (61 caps; FIFA World Cup 1978; Boca Juniors, River Plate, Toulouse), born in Ezeiza, Argentina
  • 1955-12-09 Janusz Kupcewicz, Polish soccer midfielder (20 caps; KS Arka Gdynia, ASSE Saint-Étienne), born in Gdańsk, Poland (d. 2022)
  • 1955-12-13 Glenn Roeder, English soccer defender (QPR, Newcastle United), and manager (Watford, West Ham, Newcastle, Norwich), born in Woodford, England (d. 2021)
  • 1956-01-17 Faouzi Mansouri, Algerian soccer defender (13 caps; Montpellier, FC Mulhouse), born in Djerba, Tunisia (d. 2022)
  • 1956-02-13 Liam Brady, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1956-09-23 Paolo Rossi, Italian soccer striker (48 caps; FIFA World Cup 1982 [Golden Boot, Golden Ball]; L.R. Vicenza, Juventus), born in Prato, Italy (d. 2020)
  • 1956-10-04 Hans van Breukelen, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (73 caps; PSV Eindhoven; technical director KNVB), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1956-11-14 Keith Alexander, British soccer forward (3 caps St Lucia; Grimsby Town FC, Lincoln City FC) and manager (Lincoln, Peterborough, Macclesfield), born in Nottingham, England (d. 2010)
  • 1956-11-15 Zlatko Kranjčar, Croatian soccer striker (2 caps; Dinamo Zagreb, Rapid Wien) and manager (Croatia, Montenegro, Dinamo Zagreb), born in Zagreb, Croatia (d. 2021)
  • 1956-12-16 Tommy Burns, Scottish soccer midfielder (8 caps; Celtic, Kilmarnock) and manager (Scotland, Celtic, Kilmarnock, Reading), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2008)
  • 1957-01-11 Bryan Robson, English soccer midfielder, manager (90 caps; Manchester United, WBA, Middlesborough), born in Chester-le-Street, England
  • 1957-02-09 Gordon Strachan, soccer player
  • 1957-07-01 Sean O'Driscoll, Irish soccer midfielder and manager (Rep Ireland 3 caps, Bournemouth FC), born in Wolverhampton, England
  • 1957-07-16 Włodzimierz Smolarek, Polish soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Aleksandrów Łódzki, Poland (d. 2012)
  • 1957-09-03 Erhan Önal, Turkish soccer central defender (12 caps; FC Bayern Munich, Standard Liège, Galatasaray), born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2021)
  • 1957-10-15 Marco Cornez, Chilean soccer goalkeeper, (20 caps; FC Deportivo Palestino, Universidad Católica, Everton de Viña del Mar), born in Valparaíso, Chile (d. 2022)
  • 1957-10-27 Glenn Hoddle, English soccer ball player (Tottenham), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England
  • 1957-11-16 Ingemar Erlandsson, Swedish soccer defender (69 caps; Malmö FF 258 games), born in Glimåkra, Sweden (d. 2022)
  • 1957-12-25 Chris Kamara, English soccer midfielder (Swindon Town FC, Brentford FC) and commentator (Sky Sports), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1958-02-01 Luther Blissett, English soccer striker (14 caps; Watford, Bournemouth), born in Falmouth, Jamaica
  • 1958-02-11 Alberto Bica, Uruguayan soccer right winger (9 caps; Racing, River Plate, Nacional Montevideo), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 2021)
  • 1958-02-25 Ally Dawson, Scottish soccer defender (5 caps; Glasgow Rangers) and manager (Hamilton Academical), born in Johnstone, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • 1958-03-03 Bob Bradley, soccer coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1958-05-29 Uwe Rapolder, German soccer midfielder, coach (1. FC Köln), born in Hausen an der Zaber, Germany
  • 1958-07-12 Michael Robinson, Irish soccer striker (24 caps, Republic of Ireland; Brighton & Hove Albion) and Spanish TV host (Canal+, El día después), born in Leicester, England (d. 2020)
  • 1958-09-18 John Aldridge, Irish soccer striker (69 caps, Republic of Ireland; Newport County, Oxford United, Liverpool, Real Sociedad, Tranmere Rovers), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1958-12-01 Javier Aguirre, Mexican soccer midfielder and manager (59 caps; Atlético Madrid, Espanyol; Mexico, Japan), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1958-12-18 Nadhim Shaker, Iraqi soccer defender (57 caps; Al-Tayaran) and coach (Iraq), born in Baghdad, Iraq (d. 2020)
  • 1958-12-25 Joop Hiele, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (7 caps; Feyenoord 318 games, SVV, FC Dordrecht '90, Go Ahead Eagles), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1958-12-28 Terry Butcher, British soccer player
  • 1959-01-14 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgarian soccer centre-back (77 caps; CSKA Sofia, Saint-Étienne), born in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria (d. 2021)
  • 1959-01-14 Lars Høgh, Danish soccer goalkeeper (8 caps; OB 603 games) and GK coach (Denmark, Brøndby IF), born in Odense, Denmark (d. 2021)
  • 1959-02-07 Sammy Lee, English footballer (Liverpool), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1959-02-10 Fernando Chalana, Portuguese soccer winger (27 caps; Benfica, Bordeaux), born in Barreiro, Portugal (d. 2022)
  • 1959-03-03 Romeo Zondervan, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • 1959-04-02 Ezzaki Badou, Moroccan soccer goalkeeper (76 caps; Mallorca) and manager (Morocco), born in Sidi Kacem, Morocco
  • 1959-05-11 Ion Adrian Zare, Romanian soccer defender (7 caps; FC Bihor, BFC Siófok), born in Oradea, Romania (d. 2022)
  • 1959-06-10 Carlo Ancelotti, Italian soccer manager (UEFA Champions League x 4 - AC Milan, Real Madrid; Chelsea, PSG, Bayern Munich, Juventus) and midfielder (26 caps; Roma, AC Milan), born in Reggiolo, Italy
  • 1959-06-24 Rob Delahaye, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in IJzeren, Netherlands
  • 1959-07-01 Chung Hae-Won, South Korean soccer striker (58 caps; Daewoo Royals), born in Seoul, South Korea (d. 2020)
  • 1959-08-24 Michel Valke, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, Dordrecht '90), born in Zwijndrecht, Netherlands
  • 1959-09-30 Hans Werdekker, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, RKC/Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1959-10-02 Luis Fernández, French soccer defensive midfielder (60 caps; PSG), born in Tarifa, Spain
  • 1959-11-18 Jimmy Quinn, Irish soccer striker (46 caps, Northern Ireland; Reading) and manager (Reading, Swindon, Cambridge, Bournemouth), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1959-12-04 Paul McGrath, Irish soccer defender (83 caps Rep of Ireland; Aston Villa, Manchester United), born in London, England
  • 1959-12-19 Edward Metgod, Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem, Sparta)
  • 1959-12-25 Ton Lokhoff, Dutch soccer midfielder (3 caps; PSV, NAC) and manager (NAC Breda, Excelsior, VVV-Venlo), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1960-04-11 Marko Elsner, Slovenian soccer defender (14 caps Yugoslavia, 2 Slovenia; Red Star Belgrade), born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (d. 2020)
  • 1960-05-08 Franco Baresi, Italian soccer defender (81 caps; AC Milan 532 games), born in Travagliato, Italy
  • 1960-06-25 Craig Johnston, Australian soccer midfielder (Liverpool 271 games; 5 League titles and FA Cup 1986), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1960-07-03 Ricardo Perdomo, Uruguayan soccer midfielder (6 caps; Club Nacional de Football, Rayo Vallecano, Unión Española) and coach (Miramar Misiones, Plaza Colonia), born in Punta de Valdez, Uruguay (d. 2022)
  • 1960-07-20 Lauren Gregg, Rochester Minn, US women's soccer coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-08-09 Viorel Turcu, Romanian soccer midfielder (7 caps; FC Argeș Pitești, Steaua București, FC Olt Scornicești), born in Popești, Romania (d. 2020)
  • 1960-08-15 Ron van de Berg, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam

Diego Maradona

1960-10-30 Diego Maradona, Argentine soccer forward (91 caps; World Cup 1986 [captain]; FIFA Player of the 20th Century; Argentinos Juniors, Napoli), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2020)

  • 1960-11-27 Martin van Geel, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • 1960-11-30 Gary Lineker, English soccer player (World Cup 1986)
  • 1960-12-20 Piet Keur, Dutch soccer player and trainer (SC Heerenveen, AZ), born in Zandvoort, Netherlands
  • 1961-01-12 Andrea Carnevale, Italian soccer player (Napoli), born in Monte San Biagio, Italy
  • 1961-03-13 Cor Lems, Dutch soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90), born in Rotterdam, Netherlansds
  • 1961-05-12 Thomas Dooley, American soccer midfielder (81 caps; FC Homburg, 1. FC Kaiserslautern), born in Bechhofen, Germany
  • 1961-06-03 César Zabala, Paraguayan soccer defender (49 caps; Cerro Porteño), born in Luque, Paraguay (d. 2020)

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 501 - 563 of 563

  • 2022-04-05 Joaquim Carvalho, Portuguese soccer goalkeeper (6 caps; Sporting CP), dies at 84
  • 2022-04-08 Henri Depireux, Belgian soccer midfielder (2 caps; RFC Liège, Standard de Liège) and manager (Cameroon, Congo DR, FC Metz), dies at 78
  • 2022-04-13 Freddy Rincón, Colombian soccer midfielder (84 caps; Santa Fe, América de Cali, SC Corinthians), dies in car accident at 55
  • 2022-04-13 Wolfgang Fahrian, German soccer goalkeeper (10 caps DRG; SC Fortuna Köln), dies from pneumonia at 80
  • 2022-04-16 Joachim Streich, German soccer striker (102 caps GDR; FC Hansa Rostock, 1. FC Magdeburg) and manager (1. FC Magdeburg), dies at 71
  • 2022-04-30 Mino Raiola, Italian soccer agent (Pavel Nedvěd, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Paul Pogba), dies at 54
  • 2022-05-01 Ivan Osim, Bosnian soccer midfielder (19 caps Yugoslavia; FK Željezničar, RC Strasbourg, CS Sedan) and manager (Yugoslavia, Sturm Graz, Japan), dies at 80
  • 2022-05-02 Yuri Vasenin, Russian soccer midfielder (9 caps USSR; FC Zorya Voroshylovhrad), dies at 73
  • 2022-05-05 Leo Wilden, German soccer defender (15 caps West Germany; 1. FC Köln, Bayer Leverkusen), dies at 85
  • 2022-05-11 Henk Groot, Dutch soccer attacking midfielder/forward (39 caps; Ajax, Feyenoord), dies at 84
  • 2022-05-15 Stevan Ostojić, Serbian soccer striker (2 caps Yugoslavia; Red Star Belgrade) and manager (RS Belgrade), dies at 80
  • 2022-05-17 Rodri, Spanish soccer defender (4 caps; FC Barcelona) and manager (CD Condal), dies at 88
  • 2022-05-18 Faouzi Mansouri, Algerian soccer defender (13 caps; Montpellier, FC Mulhouse), dies at 66
  • 2022-05-21 Marco Cornez, Chilean soccer goalkeeper, (20 caps; FC Deportivo Palestino, Universidad Católica, Everton de Viña del Mar), dies from stomach cancer at 64
  • 2022-05-22 József Duró, Hungarian soccer midfielder (21 caps; Debreceni VSC, Vasas SC, Budapest Honvéd FC), dies at 55
  • 2022-05-23 Wendell, Brazilian soccer goalkeeper (7 caps; Botafogo, Fluminense FC, Santa Cruz FC), dies at 74
  • 2022-06-08 Aarno Turpeinen, Finnish soccer defender (16 caps; HJK 225 games), dies at 51
  • 2022-06-09 Billy Bingham, Irish soccer forward (56 caps Northern Ireland; Sunderland, Luton Town, Everton) and manager (Northern Ireland, Greece, Everton), dies at 90
  • 2022-06-10 Bobby Hope, Scottish soccer midfielder (7 caps; West Bromwich Albion 336 games, Birmingham City, Sheffield Wednesday), dies at 78
  • 2022-06-10 Jorge Spedaletti, Chilean soccer forward (5 caps; Everton Viña del Mar, Universidad de Chile Santiago, Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata), dies at 74
  • 2022-06-11 Bernd Bransch, German soccer defender (64 caps GDR; Chemie Halle FC, FC Carl Zeiss Jena), dies at 77
  • 2022-06-13 Franklin Anangonó, Ecuadorian soccer defender (7 caps; ESPoli Quito, El Nacional Quito, Macará), dies at 47
  • 2022-06-13 Noel Campbell, Irish soccer midfielder (11 caps; St Patrick's Athletic FC, SC Fortuna Köln, Shamrock Rovers FC), dies at 72
  • 2022-06-13 Rolando Serrano, Columbian soccer midfielder (7 caps; AD Union Magdalena; Millonarios FC; Independiente Santa Fe), dies at 83
  • 2022-06-14 Davie Wilson, Scottish soccer forward (22 caps; Rangers, Dundee United) and manager (Dumbarton), dies at 83
  • 2022-06-14 Gene Kenney, American soccer coach (Michigan State Spartans 1956-69; NCAA C'ship 1967, 68), dies at 94
  • 2022-06-15 Jan Klijnjan, Dutch soccer attacking midfielder (11 caps; FC Dordrecht, Sparta Rotterdam, FC Sochaux), dies at 77
  • 2022-06-19 Colin Grainger, English soccer forward (7 caps; Sheffield United, Sunderland, Leeds United), dies at 89
  • 2022-06-25 Javier Cárdenas, Mexican soccer midfielder (12 caps; CD Guadalajara 215 games), dies at 69
  • 2022-07-02 Andy Goram, Scottish soccer goalkeeper (43 caps; Oldham Athletic, Hibernian, Rangers, Motherwell), dies from oesophageal cancer at 58
  • 2022-07-02 Saúl Lorenzo Rivero, Uruguayan soccer midfielder (9 caps; Liverpool de Montevideo, Atlético Español México), dies at 67
  • 2022-07-04 Janusz Kupcewicz, Polish soccer midfielder (20 caps; KS Arka Gdynia, ASSE Saint-Étienne), dies from a stroke at 66
  • 2022-07-09 András Törőcsik, Hungarian soccer forward (45 caps; Újpest Dozsa FC, Montpellier), dies of pneumonia at 67
  • 2022-07-09 Davie Robb, Scottish soccer forward (5 caps; Aberdeen FC 251 games), dies at 74
  • 2022-07-11 Víctor Benítez, Peruvian soccer centre-back / defensive midfielder (11 caps; AC Milan, Roma, Inter Milan, Boca Juniors), dies at 86
  • 2022-07-14 Pleun Strik, Dutch soccer defender (8 caps, FIFA World Cup 1974 runner-up; PSV Eindhoven 270 games), dies at 78
  • 2022-07-15 Georgi Yartsev, Russian soccer forward (5 caps USSR; FC Spartak Moscow) and manager (Russia; Spartak, Dynamo, Torpedo Moscow), dies at 74
  • 2022-07-17 Francesco Rizzo, Italian soccer midfielder (2 caps; Cagliari, ACF Fiorentina, Bologna FC, Genoa CFC), dies at 79
  • 2022-07-21 Milan Dvořák, Czech soccer utility (13 caps Czechoslovakia; Dukla Prague 261 games), dies at 87
  • 2022-07-21 Uwe Seeler, German soccer striker (72 caps West Germany; Hamburger SV 476 games, 404 goals), dies at 85
  • 2022-07-28 Terry Neill, Northern Irish soccer defender (59 caps; Arsenal, Hull City FC) and manager (Hull City FC, Tottenham, Arsenal), dies at 80
  • 2022-07-31 Hartmut Heidemann, German soccer defender (3 caps West Germany; MSV Duisburg 347 games), dies at 81
  • 2022-08-01 Hans Weilbächer, German soccer midfielder (1 cap West Germany; Eintracht Frankfurt e.V 241 games), dies at 88
  • 2022-08-01 John Hughes, Scottish soccer striker (8 caps; Celtic 255 games), dies from cancer at 79
  • 2022-08-03 Andrejs Rubins, Latvian soccer midfielder (117 caps; FC Skonto, Crystal Palace, Spartak Moscow, Inter Baku FC), dies at 43
  • 2022-08-05 Luciano Macías, Ecuadorian soccer defender (21 caps; Barcelona de Ecuador), dies at 87
  • 2022-08-09 Alberto Orzan, Italian soccer defender (4 caps; Udinese, Fiorentina), dies at 91
  • 2022-08-09 Ingemar Erlandsson, Swedish soccer defender (69 caps; Malmö FF 258 games), dies at 64
  • 2022-08-10 Fernando Chalana, Portuguese soccer winger (27 caps; Benfica, Bordeaux), dies from degenerative disease at 63
  • 2022-08-11 József Tóth, Hungarian soccer left-back (56 caps; Újpesti FC 268 games), dies at 70
  • 2022-08-12 José Luis Pérez-Payá, Spanish soccer forward (2 caps; Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid), dies at 94
  • 2022-08-12 Ricardo Perdomo, Uruguayan soccer midfielder (6 caps; Club Nacional de Football, Rayo Vallecano, Unión Española) and coach (Miramar Misiones, Plaza Colonia), dies at 62
  • 2022-08-12 Viacheslav Semenov, Ukrainian soccer midfielder (11 caps USSR; FC Zorya Luhansk, FC Dynamo Kyiv), dies at 74
  • 2022-08-14 Arne Legernes, Norwegian soccer midfielder (41 caps; Molde FC, Larvik Turn), dies at 91
  • 2022-08-16 Aydın Yelken, Turkish soccer forward (9 caps; Karagümrük, Fenerbahçe, Altay, İzmirspor), dies at 83
  • 2022-08-19 Egon Pajenk, Austrian soccer defender (3 caps; SK Rapid Wien 266 games), dies at 72
  • 2022-08-21 David Armstrong, English soccer midfielder (3 caps; Middlesbrough 359 games, Southampton 222 games), dies at 67
  • 2022-08-23 Carlos Duarte, Portuguese soccer forward (7 caps; FC Porto, Leixões SC), dies at 89
  • 2022-08-24 Orlando de la Torre, Peruvian soccer defender (39 caps; Sporting Cristal SA), dies at 78
  • 2022-08-27 Milutin Šoškić, Serbian soccer goalkeeper (50 caps Yugoslavia; FK Partizan, 1. FC Köln), dies at 84
  • 2022-09-05 Hans Eder, German soccer defender (Hertha BSC) and manager (Hertha BSC 1974, 79, 85), dies at 87
  • 2022-09-07 Piet Schrijvers, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (46 caps; FC Twente, AFC Ajax 269 games), dies at 75
  • 2022-09-08 Dave Smith, Scottish soccer manager (Mansfield Town, Southend United, Plymouth Argyle, Dundee, Torquay United), dies at 88