Celtic FC Glasgow were established on this day. They were winners of Scotland football championship 51 times. Also the club have won European Cup in 1966/67.
117 years ago today, HAŠK Zagreb were formed. They were winners of Croatia and Yugoslavia football championship 2 times.
International football venue Estadio Pocitos was inaugurated in Montevideo. Since opening, 2 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Vladimir Durković, former Yugoslavia national football team player (50 caps), born this day. Date of his death: June 22, 1972.
80 years ago, the former Rep. of Ireland football player Johnny Giles is born. He appeared for 59 matches in total and scored 5 international goals for Rep. of Ireland. He was also a national team manager.
Birthday of Odd Iversen, who played for Norway national team in period 1967-1979 (45 caps and 19 goals). Date of his death: December 29, 2014.
Former East Germany footballer Lothar Kurbjuweit is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1970 and earned 66 caps, scoring 4 goals.
Stadium Charilaou (Aris) was opened in Thessaloniki. The venue hosted 5 football matches of European national teams.
Sándor Bodnár died at the age of 65. He appeared in 20 international football gamesand scored 18 goals for Hungary team. Date of his birth: September 20, 1890.
Kaspars Gorkšs, Latvia national football team player (89 caps and 5 goals), born this day.
30 years ago, the Germany football player André Schürrle is born. He appeared for 57 matches in total and scored 22 international goals for Germany.
Birthday of André Silva, who played for Portugal national team in period 2016-2020 (37 caps and 16 goals).
Tommy Lawton passed away at the age of 77. He played for England national team in period from 1938 to 1948 (23 caps and 22 goals). Born on October 6, 1919.