1945 in association football
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The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1945 throughout the world.
|Years in football (soccer):||1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948|
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|Years:||1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948|
- 2 April – The Austrian First Division is abandoned after 9 rounds due to the final stages of the war.
- The communist authorities in Yugoslavia ban major football clubs Građanski Zagreb, SK Jugoslavija, HAŠK, HŠK Concordia, FK Slavija and SAŠK Sarajevo among others.
- 25 July – At the annual meeting of The Football League in London, it is agreed to continue regional leagues for a further season despite the end of World War II, as clubs feel unable to cope with the demands of a full League season.
- 26 August – French professional football is resumed for the first time since 1938–39.
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- 20 January – Børge Bach, Danish international footballer (died 2016)
- 14 February – Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, Uruguayan international footballer and manager (died 2013)
- 24 March – Dumitru Antonescu, Romanian international footballer (died 2016)
- 3 April – Gary Sprake, Welsh international footballer (died 2016)
- 1 March – Fidel Uriarte, Spanisch international footballer (died 2016)
- 12 May – Alan Ball, English international footballer
- 14 May – Yochanan Vollach, Israeli international footballer
- 12 June – Pat Jennings, Northern Irish international footballer
- 14 July – Pablo Forlán, Uruguayan international footballer
- 11 September – Franz Beckenbauer, German international footballer and manager
- 20 October – Romeo Benetti, Italian international footballer
- 11 November – Odd Iversen, Norwegian international footballer (died 2014)
- 6 December – Chris Dekker, Dutch footballer and manager