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1912 in association football

Years in football (soccer): 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
Years: 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915

The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1912 throughout the world.

Events

For goalkeepers handling the ball is being restricted to their boxes; previously it was their own half, where goalkeepers were permitted to handle the ball.

Winners club national championship

International tournaments

Shared by  Scotland &  England

Births

  • May 13 – Willy Jürissen, German international footballer (died 1990)
  • August 3 – Otto Siffling, German international footballer (died 1939)
  • September 21 – Mario Zatelli, French international footballer and manager (died 2004)

Deaths