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2008 in association football

List of years in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 2008 throughout the world.

News

January

February

March

May

June

July

August

September

International tournaments

Men

Women

National champions

AFC nations

UEFA nations

CAF nations

CONMEBOL nations

(A = Apertura, C= Clausura)

CONCACAF nations

(A = Apertura, C= Clausura)

OFC nations

Deaths

January

  • 1 January – Božidar Sandić (85), Serbian footballer, Yugoslavia international
  • 4 January – Vyacheslav Ambartsumyan (67), Russian footballer, Soviet Union international
  • 4 January – Bjørn Odmar Andersen (64), Norwegian international footballer and manager
  • 5 January – Louis Hon (83), French international footballer
  • 9 January – Paul Aimson (64), English footballer
  • 11 January – Frank Loughran (77), Australian international footballer
  • 12 January – Leszek Jezierski (78), Polish footballer and manager
  • 13 January – Seyran Osipov (46), Russian footballer
  • 14 January – Kaj Christiansen (86), Danish international footballer and manager
  • 14 January – Johnny Steele (91), English footballer and manager
  • 18 January – Wally Fielding (88), English footballer
  • 21 January – Billy Elliott (82), English international footballer
  • 24 January – Jorge Recio (66), Argentine international footballer
  • 26 January – Celestino Celio (82), Italian international footballer and manager
  • 27 January – Bengt Lindskog (74), Swedish international footballer
  • 28 January – Eleuterio Santos (67), Spanish international footballer

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

  • 1 November – Dermot Curtis (76), Irish football player and manager
  • 17 November – Peter Aldis (81), English footballer
  • 27 November – Gil Heron (87), Jamaican footballer

December

References

  1. ^ "Liquidation signals the final nail in Gretna coffin". The Cumberland News. 2008-08-08. Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2009-09-23.