115 years ago today, Chelsea FC London were formed. They were winners of England football championship 6 times. Also the club have won UEFA Champions League in 2011/12; UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1970/71 and 1997/98; UEFA Europa League in 2012/13 and 2018/19.
Former Portugal footballer Fernando Peyroteo was born today. He made his debut for national team in 1938 and earned 20 caps, scoring 14 goals. He was also a national team manager. Died on November 28, 1978, aged 60 years.
James McKillop passed away. He was a well-known international football referee from Scotland.
Foundation day of Olympiakos CFP Piraeus. The club from Greece have won 45 domestic championship titles.
Birthday of Jupp Derwall from West Germany, who managed West Germany national team in 67 international football matches. He also played for national team. Passed away on June 26, 2007.
Birthday of the Italy football referee Carlo Longhi, who was an official at 14 international games of European association football teams.
England referee Philip Don is born 68 years ago. He is known to have officiated 5 international matches of European teams during the period from 1992 to 1994.
International football venue Georgi Asparuhov Stadium was inaugurated in Sofia. Since opening, 7 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Všešportový Areál was opened in Košice. The venue hosted 10 football matches of European national teams.
Joona Toivio, Finland national football team player (65 caps and 3 goals), born this day.
32 years ago, the Croatia football player Ivan Rakitić is born. He appeared for 106 matches in total and scored 15 international goals for Croatia.
Birthday of Etrit Berisha, who played for Albania national team in period 2012-2019 (59 caps).
FC Flora Tallinn were established on this day. They were winners of Estonia football championship 11 times.