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1889 in association football

List of years in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 1889 throughout the world.

Events

Clubs Founded

America

Argentina Argentina
Rosario Central

Asia

United Kingdom India
Mohun Bagan AC[1]

Europe

 England
Bath City
Brentford
Crook Town
Middlesbrough Ironopolis
Sheffield United
Torquay United
Wimbledon
Woking
 Northern Ireland
Glenavon
Larne
 Spain
Recreativo Huelva

National Championship Winners

Asia

United Kingdom India

Highland Light Infantry

Europe

 England

Preston North End
Preston North End

 Ireland

Lisburn Distillery

 Netherlands

VV Concordia

 Scotland

Third Lanarkshire RV

 Wales

Bangor City

International tournaments

Europe

Winners:  Scotland
Runners-Up:  England

Births

Deaths

Ian Poulter Graham Norton Jack Black

Footnotes

  1. ^ Mohun Bagan are the oldest association football club in India and the continent of Asia.
  2. ^ Inaugural Durand Cup, formed by India's Foreign Secretary Mortimer Durand in Simla for British troops stationed in India. At this time it was the nation's national football competition and pre-dates any other football tournament in India.
  3. ^ First season of the English Football League.
  4. ^ First unofficial season of Dutch Championship.
  5. ^ This championship was considered as unofficial because teams had not played an equal number of matches.
  6. ^ Competition contested between February 28 and April 27, 1889.