The 1st ever international game of the Ireland national team was held in Belfast vs England.
International football venue Estadio de Sarriá was inaugurated in Barcelona. Since opening, 6 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Birthday of Jan Zwartkruis from Netherlands, who managed Netherlands national team in 26 international football matches. Passed away on March 7, 2013.
90 years ago, the former Norway football player Arne Bakker was born. He appeared for 54 matches in total for Norway. Died on October 9, 2009, aged 79 years.
Former England national team manager Bobby Robson was born 87 years ago. He also played for national team. Died on July 31, 2009.
Birthday of Jozef Vengloš from Czech Republic, who managed Czech Republic and Slovakia national teams in 91 international football matches.
César scored the 200th goal of Spain in international football match in Madrid against Switzerland.
Birthday of the Ukraine football referee Vasyl Melnychuk, who was an official at 10 international games of European association football teams.
Sweden referee Anders Frisk is born 57 years ago. He is known to have officiated 38 international matches of European teams during the period from 1991 to 2004.
Birthday of Roberto Baggio, who played for Italy national team in period 1988-2004 (56 caps and 27 goals).
France footballer Claude Makélélé is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1995 and earned 71 caps.
Bernard Voorhoof died at the age of 63. He appeared in 61 international football gamesand scored 30 goals for Belgium team. Date of his birth: May 10, 1910.
Keith Gillespie, Northern Ireland national football team player (86 caps and 2 goals), born this day.
42 years ago, the Croatia football player Josip Šimunić is born. He appeared for 105 matches in total and scored 3 international goals for Croatia.
Kamarás Árpád passed away. He was a well-known international football referee from Hungary.
The match France vs Spain in Madrid was the 400th ever international match of France.
Birthday of Aleksandr Dmitrijev, who played for Estonia national team in period 2004-2019 (107 caps).
Kohut Vilmos passed away at the age of 79. He played for Hungary national team in period from 1925 to 1938 (26 caps and 14 goals). Born on July 17, 1906.
Israel footballer Bibras Natkho is born today. He made his debut for national team in 2010 and earned 66 caps, scoring 2 goals.
Former Scotland football referee Hugh Phillips died this day at the age of 74. He officiated in matches of national football teams. Born on April 4, 1921.
Nikolay Latyshev passed away aged 85. He was a well-known international football referee from Soviet Union. Date of his birth: November 22, 1913.
Northern Ireland national team played their 500th international match in Belfast against Norway.
Former Bulgaria national team player Pavel Panov died on this day aged 67. He earned 44 caps and scored 13 goals in total. Date of his birth: September 16, 1950.