International football venue Stadio Silvio Appiani was inaugurated in Padua. Since opening, 2 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Birthday of Leo Beenhakker from Netherlands, who managed Poland and Netherlands national teams in 59 international football matches.
Cornel Dinu, former Romania national football team player (68 caps and 3 goals), born this day. He was also a national team manager.
Hüseyin Saygun scored the 50th goal of Turkey in international football match in Walthamstow against China.
Former Lithuania national team head coach Kęstutis Latoža is born 70 years ago.
Foundation day of Frankfurter FC Viktoria Frankfurt (Oder). They were winners of East Germany football championship 6 times.
Tivoli Stadion was opened in Innsbruck. The venue hosted 1 football match of European national teams.
International football venue Stadionul 23 August was inaugurated in Bucharest. Since opening, 80 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
66 years ago, the former Northern Ireland football player Sammy McIlroy is born. He appeared for 88 matches in total and scored 5 international goals for Northern Ireland. He was also a national team manager.
Birthday of David Cluett, who played for Malta national team in period 1987-1996 (69 caps). Died on July 17, 2005, aged 39 years.
Trabzonspor were established on this day. The club from Turkey have won 6 domestic championship titles.
Birthday of the Estonia football referee Sten Kaldma, who was an official at 15 international games of European association football teams.
Portugal footballer Fernando Couto is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1990 and earned 110 caps, scoring 8 goals.
Slovakia referee Richard Trutz is born 49 years ago. He is known to have officiated 9 international matches of European teams during the period from 2010 to 2015.
Eric Deflandre, Belgium national football team player (57 caps), born this day.
42 years ago, the Lithuania football player Deividas Šemberas is born. He appeared for 82 matches in total for Lithuania.
Birthday of Hélder Postiga, who played for Portugal national team in period 2003-2014 (71 caps and 27 goals).
Michal Jursa passed away aged 47. He was a well-known international football referee from Czechoslovakia. Date of his birth: November 19, 1935.
Armenia footballer Yura Movsisyan is born today. He made his debut for national team in 2010 and earned 38 caps, scoring 14 goals.