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This day in European football history - October 24

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What happened on October 24
England referee Reg Rudd was born 130 years ago. He is known to have officiated 9 international matches of European teams during the period from 1929 to 1938. Passed away on September 26, 1953.
International football venue Stade de Paris (Bauer) was inaugurated in Saint-Ouen. Since opening, 13 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Birthday of Silviu Bindea, who played for Romania national team in period 1932-1942 (27 caps and 11 goals). Died on March 6, 1992, aged 79 years.
TPS Turku were established on this day. They were winners of Finland football championship 8 times.
Birthday of the international referee Marian Kustoń from Poland, who refereed 5 football games of European national teams The referee died on November 1, 2021.
Former Switzerland footballer Rolf Blättler is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1966 and earned 28 caps, scoring 12 goals.
International football referee Fred McKnight from Northern Ireland is born on this day. He refereed matches of European national football teams (6 games in total).
76 years ago today, FK Sarajevo were formed. They were winners of Bosnia & Herzegovina and Yugoslavia football championship 7 times.
International footballer Asa Hartford is born 72 years ago. He played 50 matches for Scotland national team and scored 5 goals.
The 100th ever game of the Bulgaria national football team was held in Sofia vs East Germany.
Frode Grodås, Norway national football team player (50 caps), born this day.
Liubomir Angelov died at the age of 72. He appeared in 44 international football gamesand scored 26 goals for Bulgaria team. He was also known as a national team manager. Date of his birth: October 4, 1912.
37 years ago, the England football player Wayne Rooney is born. He appeared for 120 matches in total and scored 53 international goals for England.
Birthday of Ihar Shytaw, who played for Belarus national team in period 2008-2019 (66 caps and 1 goal).
Germany footballer İlkay Gündoğan is born today. He made his debut for national team in 2011 and earned 66 caps, scoring 17 goals.
Iļja Vestermans passed away at the age of 90. He played for Latvia national team in period from 1935 to 1938 (23 caps and 13 goals). Born on September 28, 1915.
Former East Germany national team player Reinhard Häfner died on this day aged 64. He earned 58 caps and scored 5 goals in total. Date of his birth: February 2, 1952.
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