Foundation day of FC Barcelona. The club from Spain have won 26 domestic championship titles. Also they where winners of UEFA Champions League in 2005/06, 2008/09, 2010/11 and 2014/15; European Cup in 1991/92; UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1978/79, 1981/82, 1988/89 and 1996/97.
Former Portugal national team head coach Tavares da Silva was born 116 years ago. Died on October 16, 1958.
Birthday of Đorđe Vujadinović, who played for Yugoslavia national team in period 1929-1940 (44 caps and 18 goals). Date of his death: October 5, 1990.
HPS Helsinki were established on this day. They were winners of Finland football championship 10 times.
Former Austria footballer Ernst Happel was born today. He made his debut for national team in 1947 and earned 51 caps, scoring 5 goals. He was also a national team manager. Died on November 14, 1992, aged 66 years.
Tonny van der Linden, former Netherlands national football team player (24 caps and 17 goals), born this day. Died on June 23, 2017, aged 84 years.
Former Sweden national team player August Ekroth died on this day aged 58. He earned 18 caps and scored 11 goals in total. Born on February 26, 1892.
The 150th goal of Soviet Union national team was scored by Gennadiy Gusarov in international match vs Uruguay.
51 years ago, the Wales football player Andy Melville is born. He appeared for 65 matches in total and scored 3 international goals for Wales.
Birthday of Tomas Brolin, who played for Sweden national team in period 1990-1995 (47 caps and 26 goals).
Netherlands footballer Pierre van Hooijdonk is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1994 and earned 46 caps, scoring 14 goals.
Ryan Giggs, Wales national football team player (64 caps and 12 goals), born this day. He was also a national team manager.
Ferdinand Swatosch died at the age of 80. He appeared in 23 international football gamesand scored 16 goals for Austria team. Date of his birth: May 11, 1894.
41 years ago, the Ukraine football player Andriy Vorobey is born. He appeared for 68 matches in total and scored 9 international goals for Ukraine.
Jānis Lidmanis passed away at the age of 76. He played for Latvia national team in period from 1931 to 1940 (55 caps and 2 goals). Born on January 18, 1910.
Stadium:mk (Denbigh Stadium) was opened in Milton Keynes. The venue hosted 1 football match of European national teams.