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

  • 1910 Death of Herod Ruddlesdin at the early age of 33. He was right-half in the Sheffield Wednesday side which won the League Championship in successive seasons 1903 and 1904 and played three times for England in 1904-05.
  • 1921 Manchester City beat Burnley 3-0 at Hyde Road and ended the latter's run of 30 matches undefeated which is still a record for the longest unbeaten sequence in a season.
  • 1929 Everton signed goalkeeper Ted Sagar as a professional. He remained with them until May 1953 (24 years, 1 month) and created a record which still stands for the longest spell with a single club. Whilst at Goodison he won League Championship, Second Division and FA Cup winners medals as well as four England caps. Played 466 League matches.
  • 1944 Death of Sir Frederick Wall who was secretary of the Football Association from 1895 until 1934. He was knighted in 1930; the first person so honoured for his services to football.
  • 1952 A meagre crowd of just 484 saw Gateshead beat Accrington Stanley 1-0 in a Third Division North match.
  • 1986 Kenny Dalglish wins his 100th cap for Scotland in 3-0 win over Romania.