1880 in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 1880 throughout the world.

Years in association football

1880 in sports

EventsEdit

Clubs founded in 1880Edit

BelgiumEdit

EnglandEdit

Northern IrelandEdit

Domestic cupsEdit

Nation Tournament Winner Runner-up
  England 1879–80 FA Cup Clapham Rovers Oxford University
  Scotland 1879–80 Scottish Cup Queen's Park Thornliebank
  Wales 1879–80 Welsh Cup Druids Ruthin Town

BirthsEdit

  • 8 February – Joe Bache (d. 1960), England international forward in seven matches (1903–1911), scoring four goals.
  • 29 March – Bobby Templeton (d. 1919), Scotland international forward in eleven matches (1902–1913).
  • 25 May – Alf Common (d. 1946), England international forward in three matches (1904–1906), scoring two goals; the first player to be transferred for a fee of £1,000.
  • 11 October – Jimmy McMenemy (d. 1965), Scotland international forward in twelve matches (1905–1920), scoring five goals.
  • 18 October – Robert Hawkes (d. 1945), England international half-back in five matches (1907–1908).
  • 28 October – Billy Wedlock (d. 1965), England international half-back in 26 matches (1907–1914), scoring two goals.
  • 10 December – Andrew Wilson (d. 1945), Scotland international forward in six matches (1907–1914).

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