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1879 in association football

List of years in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 1879 throughout the world.

Events

Clubs founded in 1879

 Denmark
Kjøbenhavns Boldklub
 England
Doncaster Rovers
Fulham
Scarborough
Sunderland
Sutton Coldfield Town
Swindon Town
 Ireland
Cliftonville
Lisburn Distillery
 Netherlands
Royal Haarlemsche
 Scotland
Montrose[1]
  Switzerland
FC St Gallen

National club championships

Nation Tournament Winner Runner-up
England England 1878–79 FA Cup Old Etonians Clapham Rovers
Scotland Scotland 1878–79 Scottish Cup Vale of Leven Rangers
Wales Wales 1878–79 Welsh Cup Newtown White Stars Wrexham

Births

References

  1. ^ Burgess, Charles D. (2017). Golf Links: Chay Burgess, Francis Ouimet and the Bringing of Golf to America, Revised Edition. McFarland. p. 15. ISBN 9781476627366.
  2. ^ Mallon, Bill; Buchanan, Ian (2015). The 1908 Olympic Games: Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. McFarland. p. 447. ISBN 9781476609522.