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1927 in association football

Years in football (soccer): 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
Years: 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930

The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1927 throughout the world.


  • Cardiff City FC become the first football team from outside England to win the F.A Cup beating Arsenal FC 1-0 in the final. The goal was scored by Hughie Ferguson who was played by Gary Dobbs in the 2007 Welsh TV recreation of the famous match.
  • May 24 – Chilean club Universidad de Chile established
  • November 1 – Peru plays its first ever international match. In Lima the hosts are beaten by Uruguay: 0-4.

Club formed in 1927

Winners club national championship

EPSA (Athens) Panathinaikos
EPSP (Pireas) Olympiacos
EPSM (Thessaloniki) Iraklis
EPSP (Patras) A.P.S. Olympiakos Patras

International tournaments

Shared by  England &  Scotland
 Denmark (1927)
 Denmark (1924-1928)