1981 in association football

The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1981 throughout the world.

Years in football (soccer): 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
Years: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984

EventsEdit

Winners club national championshipEdit

AsiaEdit

EuropeEdit

North AmericaEdit

OceaniaEdit

South AmericaEdit

International tournamentsEdit

Abandoned following severe civil unrest in Northern Ireland.

National teamsEdit

  NetherlandsEdit

Date Opponent Final Score Result Competition Venue
January 6   Italy 1–1 D Mundialito Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
February 22   Cyprus 3–0 W World Cup Qualifier Oosterpark Stadion, Groningen
March 25   France 1–0 W World Cup Qualifier De Kuip, Rotterdam
April 29   Cyprus 0–1 W World Cup Qualifier Makario Stadium, Nicosia
March 26    Switzerland 2–1 L Friendly Hardturm, Zürich
September 9   Republic of Ireland 2–2 D World Cup Qualifier De Kuip, Rotterdam
October 14   Belgium 3–0 W World Cup Qualifier De Kuip, Rotterdam
November 18   France 2–0 L World Cup Qualifier Parc des Princes, Paris

MoviesEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

SeptemberEdit

  • September 22 – Néstor Carballo, Uruguayan international footballer (born 1929)

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Petrić, Mladen". National Football Teams. Retrieved May 23, 2021.
  2. ^ "Dimitar Berbatov: factfile – Manchester United". Manchester Evening News. 2 September 2008. Retrieved 4 September 2008.
  3. ^ Samuel Eto'oFIFA competition record (archived)
  4. ^ 1981 in association footballUEFA competition record (archive)
  5. ^ 1981 in association footballFIFA competition record (archived)
  6. ^ 1981 in association footballFIFA competition record (archived)
  7. ^ 1981 in association footballFIFA competition record (archived)
  8. ^ 1981 in association footballFIFA competition record (archived)
  9. ^ 1981 in association footballFIFA competition record (archived)