International Football History and Statistics

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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

  • 1899 Germany were beaten 13-2 in Berlin by an England XI.
  • 1918 League Football resumes after the First World War.
  • 1936 Manchester United signed Northern Irish international goalkeeper Tommy Breen. This meant that they had 'keepers from all four countries of the British Isles on their books: Breedon and Layford (England), John (Wales), and Clurrie (Scotland).
  • 1955 Death of D.L. Dolding from injuries sustained in a motor accident. He played as an outside-left for Chelsea between 1946 and 1948, making 26 League appearances and scoring two goals, and the Norwich City until 1950 where he scored two goals in 15 appearances.
  • 1960 Albert Scanlon, Manchestewr United left-winger and a survivor of the Munich Air Disaster, transferred to Newcastle United. He had been at Old Trafford for eight years but left St James's Park after only 14 months to join Lincoln City. In 1963 he signed for Mansfield Town and retired from League Football in 1966. He played in 289 matches and scored 71 goals.
  • 1970 Ted MacDougall scored six goals for Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic in their 8-1 victory over City.
  • 1978 Scotland's top referee John Gordon was suspended for three years for accepting gifts from AC Milan before their UEFA Cup tie against Levski Spartak. Both linesmen were also suspended.
  • 1993 England Manager Graham Taylor and his assistant Lawrie McMenemy step down as England's failure to qualify for the 1994b World Cup Finals.