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1889 In Association Football

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1889 In Association Football

The following are the association football events of the year 1889 throughout the world.


  • Events 1
    • Clubs Founded 1.1
      • America 1.1.1
      • Asia 1.1.2
      • Europe 1.1.3
  • National Championship Winners 2
    • Asia 2.1
      • India 2.1.1
    • Europe 2.2
      •  England 2.2.1
      •  Ireland 2.2.2
      •  Netherlands 2.2.3
      •  Scotland 2.2.4
      •  Wales 2.2.5
  • International tournaments 3
    • Europe 3.1
  • Births 4
  • Deaths 5
  • Footnotes 6


Clubs Founded


Rosario Central


Mohun Bagan AC[1]


Bath City
Crook Town
Middlesbrough Ironopolis
Sheffield United
Torquay United
 Northern Ireland
Recreativo Huelva

National Championship Winners



Highland Light Infantry



Preston North End
Preston North End


Lisburn Distillery


VV Concordia


Third Lanarkshire RV


Bangor City

International tournaments


Winners:  Scotland
Runners-Up:  England




  1. ^ Mohun Bagan are the oldest association football club in India and the continent of Asia.
  2. ^ Inaugural Durand Cup, formed by India's Foreign Secretary Mortimer Durand in Simla for British troops stationed in India. At this time it was the nation's national football competition and pre-dates any other football tournament in India.
  3. ^ First season of the English Football League.
  4. ^ First unofficial season of Dutch Championship.
  5. ^ This championship was considered as unofficial because teams had not played an equal number of matches.
  6. ^ Competition contested between February 28 and April 27, 1889.
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