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1931 in association football

Years in football (soccer): 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
Years: 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934

The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1931 throughout the world.

Events

Winners club national championship

International tournaments

Shared by  England and  Scotland
 Estonia
 Sweden (1931)
 Norway (1929-1932)
 Romania
 Bulgaria

Births

  • January 18: André Piters, Belgian international footballer (died 2014)
  • February 9: Josef Masopust, Czechoslovak international footballer and manager
  • February 14: Newton de Sordi, Brazilian international footballer (died 2013)
  • February 16: Bobby Collins, Scottish international footballer (died 2014)
  • March 1: Arne Pedersen, Norwegian international footballer (died 2013)
  • May 16: Vujadin Boškov, Yugoslav international football player and coach (died 2014)
  • June 13: Jean-Jacques Marcel, French international footballer (died 2014)
  • August 2: Yuri Kuznetsov, Soviet international footballer (died 2016)
  • August 5: Billy Bingham, Northern Irish international footballer and manager
  • October 13: Raymond Kopa, French international footballer (died 2017)
  • November 6: Pál Várhidi, Hungarian international footballer and manager (died 2015)
  • December 27: John Charles, Welsh international footballer (died 2004)

Deaths

  • 5 September: John Thomson, Scottish international footballer (born 1909)