This Day in Football

The greatest moments from the greatest sport.

January 10 - Jong Tae-se

January 10 - Jong Tae-se

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... Signing with Suwon Bluewings on this day in 2013, Jong Tae-se became the first North Korean footballer to join a South Korean team.

January 09 - Lazio

January 09 - Lazio

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... Formed in Rome on this day in 1900, Lazio has enjoyed a mediocre club career, capturing only 10 major trophies in its first 117 years.

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January 08 - Togo Team

January 08 - Togo Team

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... A horrific act of terrorism occurred on this day in 2010, as the Togo team bus was attacked by rebels on the way to the Africa Cup of Nations.

January 07 - Steven Gerrard

January 07 - Steven Gerrard

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... Announcing his signing with LA Galaxy on this day in 2015, Steven Gerrard went on to only score five goals over two seasons with the club.

January 06 - Brian Clough

January 06 - Brian Clough

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... After being named manager of Nottingham Forest on January 6th 1975, Brian Clough proved his worth, winning Champions League titles and ultimately transforming the club.

January 05 - Eusebio

January 05 - Eusebio

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... A respected legend of Benfica, Eusebio shone for Portugal at the 1966 World Cup, and was duly honoured with three national days of mourning after his death on January 5th 2014.

January 04 - Rafa Benitez

January 04 - Rafa Benitez

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... Fired as manager of Real Madrid on this day in 2016, Rafa Benitez was replaced by Zinedine Zidane, despite winning 17 out of the 25 games in which he managed.

January 03 - Alan Pardew

January 03 - Alan Pardew

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... Named as manager of Crystal Palace on this day in 2015, Alan Pardew led the Eagles to the 2016 FA Cup final, but was ultimately fired that December.

January 02 - Bobby Moore

January 02 - Bobby Moore

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... An infamous drinking scandal on January 2nd 1972 almost cost Bobby Moore his spot at Blackpool, which may have influenced his decision to leave for Fulham in 1974.

January 01 - Stanley Matthews

January 01 - Stanley Matthews

A piece of football history, action or memorable moment for every day of the year … This is This Day In Football ... A career spanning over 33 years, Sir Stanley Matthews was known as the Wizard of the Dribble, most famous for his 1953 FA Cup Final comeback; a match that is now remembered as the Matthews Final.