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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

  • 21 – Lyon become the first club in the "top five" European leagues to win six consecutive Championships after securing the Ligue 1 title with six games to play.
  • 22 – Internazionale secure their fifteenth Serie A title after defeating Siena whilst championship rivals Roma lose to Atalanta.
  • 22 – Celtic defeat Kilmarnock to retain their Scottish Premier League title.
  • 29 – PSV claim the Eredivisie title, their third in a row after the three teams: AZ, Ajax, and PSV had 72 points each. PSV pipped to the title Ajax on goal difference.

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