114 years ago today, Helsingborgs IF were formed. They were winners of Sweden football championship 5 times.
Foundation day of HT Helsinki. The club from Finland had won 1 domestic championship title.
The match Hungary vs France in Le Havre was the 100th ever international match of Hungary.
Ştefan Dobay scored the 100th goal of Romania in international football match in Bucharest against Bulgaria.
Netherlands referee Gerard Geurds is born 82 years ago. He is known to have officiated 7 international matches of European teams during the period from 1980 to 1987.
Birthday of the international referee Ioan Igna from Romania, who refereed 15 football games of European national teams
International football referee Rolf Haugen from Norway is born on this day. He refereed matches of European national football teams (9 games in total).
Birthday of the England football referee George Courtney, who was an official at 24 international games of European association football teams.
Birthday of Jürgen Sparwasser, who played for East Germany national team in period 1969-1977 (53 caps and 15 goals).
AC Omonia Strovolos were established on this day. They were winners of Cyprus football championship 20 times.
Scotland referee Mike McCurry is born 57 years ago. He is known to have officiated 9 international matches of European teams during the period from 1999 to 2004.
International football venue Estádio Dr. João Cláudio Vasconcelos Machado (Machadão) was inaugurated in Natal. Since opening, 2 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Estádio José do Rego Maciel (Arruda) was opened in Recife. The venue hosted 8 football matches of European national teams.
The 200th goal of Greece national team was scored by Kostas Iosifidis in international match vs Malta.
Leopold Kielholz passed away at the age of 68. He played for Switzerland national team in period from 1933 to 1938 (17 caps and 12 goals). He was also known as a national team manager. Date of his birth: June 9, 1911.
Greece footballer Giourkas Seitaridis is born today. He made his debut for national team in 2002 and earned 72 caps, scoring 1 goal.
International footballer Lukas Podolski is born 36 years ago. He played 130 matches for Germany national team and scored 49 goals.
Stanislaw Drahun, Belarus national football team player (68 caps and 11 goals), born this day.
Moldova national team played their 100th international match in Glasgow against Scotland.
Vladimir Bystrov scored the 1000th goal of Russia in international football match in Burghausen against Lithuania.
Erich Linemayr passed away aged 83. He was a well-known international football referee from Austria. Date of his birth: January 24, 1933.