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1888 in association football

List of years in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 1888 throughout the world.


Clubs founded in 1888

Winners club national championship

International tournaments



  • March 11 — Hermann Garrn, German international footballer (died 1966)
  • August 24 — Leo Bosschart, Dutch international footballer (died 1951)
  • December 6 — Wilhelm Trautmann, German international footballer (died 1969)



  1. ^ Lynch, Michael (ed.). The Oxford companion to Scottish history. Oxford University Press. p. 241. ISBN 9780199693054.