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2007 in association football

List of years in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 2007 throughout the world.

News

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

  • 29 - Iraq produced one of football's greatest fairytale victories as the fractured, war-torn nation were crowned champions of the AFC Asian Cup for the first time.

August

December

International tournaments

National champions

UEFA nations

CONMEBOL nations

A = Apertura, C = Clausura

CONCACAF nations

A = Apertura, C = Clausura

1 Excludes Canadian clubs playing in the MLS.
2 There was no national champion in Cuba during 2007 as the Campeonato Nacional is in the process of changing from being a summer league to a winter league; the 2006 champion will be followed by a 2007-08 champion.

CAF nations

1 There was no national champion in Sierra Leone during 2007 as the Sierra Leone National Premier League is in the process of changing from being a summer league to a winter league; the 2006 champion will be followed by a 2007-08 champion.

AFC nations

OFC nations

Notable managerial changes

Deaths

January

  • January 1 – Thierry Bacconnier (43), French footballer
  • January 1 – Jørgen Hammeken (88), Danish footballer
  • January 3 – Roland Ehrhardt (65), French footballer
  • January 4 – Sandro Salvadore (67), Italian footballer
  • January 6 – Juan Manuel Alejandrez (62), Mexican footballer
  • January 12 – Georg Dahlfelt (87), Danish footballer
  • January 12 – Roberto Mazzanti (64), Italian footballer
  • January 15 – David Vanole (43), American footballer
  • January 22 – Ramón Marsal (72), Spanish footballer
  • January 30 – Sixto Rojas (26), Paraguayan footballer
  • January 30 – Sigifredo Mercado (73), Mexican footballer
  • January 31 – Arben Minga (47), Albanian footballer

February

March

  • March 1 – Fernando Veneranda, Italian footballer and coach
  • March 19 – Menotti Avanzolini, Italian footballer

April

May

June

July

August

  • August 20 – Anton Reid (16), English footballer
  • August 25 – Ray Jones (18), English footballer
  • August 28 – Antonio Puerta (22), Spanish footballer
  • August 29 – Chaswe Nsofwa (28), Zambian footballer

September

October

  • October 8 – Fulvio Zuccheri (48), Italian footballer
  • October 26 – Nicolae Dobrin (60), Romanian footballer

November

December