International Football History and Statistics

Quick links: is the official site of the Association of Football Statisticians.

This site is driven by a unique database of international football and the English Football League including the FIFA World Cup and FA Premier League since their inception.

11v11 is also a community hub for those interested in football history and statistics.

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On this day in football history

  • 1895 In both a record victory and a record defeat Manchester City beat Lincoln City 11-3 in Division Two.
  • 1912 A record crowd for any football match anywhere in Britain attended the England v Scotland international at Hampden Park. The figure of 127,307 was not surpassed for 25 years. The match itself ended 1-1 with goals from Scotland's Andrew Wilson (Sheffield Wednesday) and England's George Holley (Sunderland).
  • 1912 After losing to Barnsley in a FA Cup match two days earlier Bradford City changed their entire line-up for their League match at Blackburn Rovers.
  • 1951 Referee A.H. Blythe was smuggled out of Somerton Park Wrexham disguised as a St John's ambulance man. He had abandoned the Third Division South match between Newport County and Norwich City after 70 minutes with Newport leading 5-1.
  • 1981 Queens Park Rangers chairman Jim Gregory announced plans for Loftus Road to have the first synthetic pitch in the Football League.