Tommy Lawton, former England national football team player (23 caps and 22 goals), born this day. Date of his death: November 6, 1996.
Birthday of the Belgium football referee Robert Schaut, who was an official at 8 international games of European association football teams. The referee died on May 18, 2000.
Netherlands referee Jan Keizer is born 79 years ago. He is known to have officiated 22 international matches of European teams during the period from 1974 to 1987.
77 years ago, the former Sweden football player Björn Nordqvist is born. He appeared for 115 matches in total for Sweden.
Birthday of Thomas Bickel, who played for Switzerland national team in period 1986-1995 (52 caps and 5 goals).
Former Germany footballer Jürgen Kohler is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1986 and earned 105 caps, scoring 2 goals.
Kennet Andersson, Sweden national football team player (83 caps and 31 goals), born this day.
József Perényi died at the age of 47. He appeared in 35 international football gamesand scored 11 goals for Romania and Hungary teams. Date of his birth: July 2, 1921.
50 years ago, the Turkey football player Ogün Temizkanoğlu is born. He appeared for 76 matches in total and scored 5 international goals for Turkey.
Birthday of Martin Jørgensen, who played for Denmark national team in period 1998-2011 (102 caps and 12 goals).
Israel footballer Shimon Gershon is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1999 and earned 50 caps, scoring 4 goals.
Tarmo Kink, Estonia national football team player (82 caps and 6 goals), born this day.
Karl Zischek passed away at the age of 75. He played for Austria national team in period from 1931 to 1945 (40 caps and 24 goals). Born on August 28, 1910.
International football venue G.S.P. [Sport Club Pancyprian] Stadium was inaugurated in Strovolos. Since opening, 66 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Demis Nikolaidis scored the 500th goal of Greece in international football match in Manchester against England.