1889 in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 1889 throughout the world.

Years in association football

1889 in sports

EventsEdit

Clubs foundedEdit

AmericaEdit

  Argentina
Rosario Central

AsiaEdit

  India
Mohun Bagan AC[1]

EuropeEdit

  England
Bath City
Brentford
Crook Town
Middlesbrough Ironopolis
Sheffield United
Torquay United
Wimbledon
Woking
  Northern Ireland
Glenavon
Larne
  Spain
Recreativo Huelva

National Championship winnersEdit

AsiaEdit

IndiaEdit

Highland Light Infantry

EuropeEdit

EnglandEdit

Preston North End
Preston North End

IrelandEdit

Lisburn Distillery

NetherlandsEdit

VV Concordia

ScotlandEdit

Third Lanarkshire RV

WalesEdit

Bangor City

International tournamentsEdit

EuropeEdit

Winners:   Scotland
Runners-Up:   England

BirthsEdit

  • 25 May – Jan van Dort (d. 1967), Netherlands international forward in five matches (1920).
  • 25 June – Joe Smith (d. 1971), England international forward in five matches (1913–1920).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mohun Bagan are the oldest association football club in India and the continent of Asia.
  2. ^ Inaugural Durand Cup, formed by India's Foreign Secretary Mortimer Durand in Simla for British troops stationed in India. At this time it was the nation's national football competition and pre-dates any other football tournament in India.
  3. ^ First season of the English Football League.
  4. ^ First unofficial season of Dutch Championship.
  5. ^ This championship was considered as unofficial because teams had not played an equal number of matches.
  6. ^ Competition contested between February 28 and April 27, 1889.