Sunday, May 24, 2020

Soccernostalgia Talk Podcast-Episode 7

This is the seventh episode of my podcast with Mr. Paul Whittle of https://the1888letter.com/, @1888letter.
For this episode, we interviewed Italian Author Mr. Jo Araf discussing the History of the Mitropa Cup of the 1920s and 30s.
Mr. Araf is an Italian from Milano and author of Italian Language book on the Austrian 1930s Wunderteam, called Generazione Wunderteam. Ascesa e caduta della squadra delle meraviglie”,
For anyone familiar with my blog, I interviewed Mr. Araf about this book last year.


For any questions/comments, you may contact us:
Mr. Paul Whittle, @1888letter on twitter and https://the1888letter.com/contact/
You may also contact me on this blog, on twitter @sp1873 and on facebook under Soccernostalgia.
Mr. Araf’s contact info:
https://www.facebook.com/Generazione-Wunderteam-221004441984769


(Bologna team who won the 1934 edition)


(Ferencvaros who won the 1937 edition)


(Istvan Toth (won the 1928 edition with Ferencvaros and was killed during WW2))

(Frantisek Planicka (he played almost all the Mitropa editions and won it in 1938 even though he was a sub - injured in the World Cup))



Saturday, May 16, 2020

Full Football (Soccer) Magazines, Part Nineteen


1- Magazine Name: Onze
Issue: Issue 21, September 1977
Language/Nation: French/France



2- Magazine Name: Onze
Issue: Issue 87, March 1983
Language/Nation: French/France




3- Magazine Name: Onze-Mondial
Issue: Issue 80, September 1995
Language/Nation: French/France




4- Magazine Name: World Soccer
Issue:  November 1965
Language/Nation: English/UK



5- Magazine Name: World Soccer
Issue: February 1973
Language/Nation: English/UK



6- Magazine Name: World Soccer
Issue: April 1988
Language/Nation: English/UK




7- Magazine Name: World Soccer
Issue: February 1996
Language/Nation: English/UK




8- Magazine Name: Mondial
Issue:  old series, issue 39, February 1980
Language/Nation: French/France



9- Magazine Name: Mondial
Issue:  new series, issue 84, March 1987
Language/Nation: French/France




10- Magazine Name: Fussball Magazin
Issue: Issue 11, November 1988
Language/Nation: German / West Germany



11- Magazine Name: Panenka
Issue: June 2011
Language/Nation: Spanish / Spain




12- Magazine Name: Voetbal International
Issue: Nummer 43, October 19-24, 1981
Language/Nation: Dutch / Holland



13- Magazine Name: Tempo
Issue: Issue 644, June 28, 1978
Language/Nation: Yugoslavia


14- Magazine Name: Foot Magazine
Issue:  Issue 22, March 1983
Language/Nation: French/Belgium



15- Magazine Name: Four Four Two
Issue: Issue 56, April 1999
Language/Nation: English/UK



16- Magazine Name: Soccer International
Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, February 1992
Language/Nation: English / USA



17- Magazine Name: Guerin Sportivo
Issue: Issue 434 (Number 16), April 20-27, 1983
Language/Nation: Italian / Italy



18- Magazine Name: Football Magazine
Issue:  Issue 17, June 1961
Language/Nation: French/France




19- Magazine Name: Goal
Issue: Issue 6, March 1996
Language/Nation: English/UK




20- Magazine Name: Estadio
Issue:  Issue 1581, November 27, 1973
Language/Nation: Spanish / Chile


21- Magazine Name: Shoot
Issue: June 27, 1981
Language/Nation: English/UK



22- Magazine Name: Placar
Issue:  Issue 887, June 1, 1987
Language/Nation: Portuguese / Brazil



23- Magazine Name: Solo Futbol
Issue: Issue 18, November 11, 1985
Language/Nation: Spanish / Argentina



24- Magazine Name: Goal
Issue: Issue 244, May 5, 1973
Language/Nation: English/UK





25- Magazine Name: El Grafico
Issue: Issue 3779, March 10, 1992
Language/Nation: Spanish / Argentina


26- Magazine Name: El Grafico
Issue: Issue 1916, May 11, 1956
Language/Nation: Spanish / Argentina


27- Magazine Name: Don Balon
Issue:  Issue 34, May 25, 1976
Language/Nation: Spanish / Spain


28- Magazine Name: LIBRO DEL FUTBOL
Issue: Fasciculo 12, 1974
Language/Nation: Spanish / Argentina



29- Magazine Name: Don Balon
Issue: Edicion Chile, Issue 242, January 21-27, 1997
Language/Nation: Spanish / Chile



30- Magazine Name: Goles Match
Issue: Issue 1681, March 16, 1981
Language/Nation: Spanish / Argentina



31- Magazine Name: France Football
Issue: Issue 970, October 13, 1964
Language/Nation: French/France



32- Magazine Name: France Football
Issue: Issue 1412, April 24, 1973
Language/Nation: French/France



33-Magazine Name: France Football
Issue: Issue 2265, September 5, 1989
Language/Nation: French/France


34- Magazine Name: France Football
Issue:  Issue 2349, April 16, 1991
Language/Nation: French/France



35- Magazine Name: Calcio 2000
Issue:  Issue 37, January 2001
Language/Nation: Italian / Italy



36- Magazine Name: Miroir du Football
Issue: Issue 127, February 1970
Language/Nation: French/France



37- Magazine Name: Match
Issue: August 27, 1994
Language/Nation: English / England



38- Magazine Name: Sport Magazine-Foot magazine
Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, February 2, 2005
Language/Nation: French / Belgium



39- Magazine Name: Soccer Stars
Issue: Issue 24, September 1994
Language/Nation: English/UK





40- Magazine Name: Triunfo
Issue: Issue 188, January 15, 1990
Language/Nation: Spanish/Chile




Sunday, May 10, 2020

Soccernostalgia Talk Podcast-Episode 6

This is the sixth episode of my podcast with Mr. Paul Whittle of https://the1888letter.com/, @1888letter.
For this episode, we interviewed Mr. James Brown of Society of American Soccer History (S.A.S.H.) and his Father Mr. George Brown. We discussed the legacy of their Father/Grandfather Mr. Jim Brown, a member of USA’s 1930 World Cup squad as well James’ efforts in preserving US Soccer History

For any questions/comments, you may contact us:
Mr. Paul Whittle, @1888letter on twitter and https://the1888letter.com/contact/
You may also contact me on this blog, on twitter @sp1873 and on facebook under Soccernostalgia.
Mr. Brown’s contact info:
Twitter:
@1930WorldCup













Sunday, May 3, 2020

Soccernostalgia Talk Podcast-Episode 5 (England National Team 1982/83 season)

This is the fifth episode of my podcast with Mr. Paul Whittle of https://the1888letter.com/, @1888letter.
For this episode, we start a new interview series with Mr. Davey Naylor of https://englandstats.com/ as we discuss the matches of the England National Team for the 1982/83 season.
We will continue these series semi-regularly in future episodes.


For any questions/comments, you may contact us:
Mr. Paul Whittle, @1888letter on twitter and https://the1888letter.com/contact/
You may also contact me on this blog, on twitter @sp1873 and on facebook under Soccernostalgia.
Mr. Naylor’s contact info:
support@englandstats.com
@gingerdaveski








Friday, May 1, 2020

Tributes-Part 22 (February 2020 through April 2020)


Tributes:     Ilie Barbulescu (June 24, 1957-February 1, 2020)
Luciano Gaucci (December 28, 1938-February 1, 2020)
Lev Nikolayevich Mayorov (October 13, 1969-February 1, 2020)
Benito Sarti (July 23, 1936-February 4, 2020)
Tibor Halgas (May 26, 1981-February 4, 2020)
Carlos Jose Barisio (January 3, 1951-February 5, 2020)
James Moran (March 6, 1935-February 6, 2020)
Jan Konrad Liberda (November 26, 1936-February 6, 2020)
Jean Fournet-Fayard (December 31, 1931-February 9, 2020)
Valeri Pavlovich Butenko (July 16, 1941-February 13, 2020)
Carlo de Leeuw (December 12, 1960-February 13, 2020)
James Patrick Conway (August 10, 1946-February 14, 2020)
Henry Gregg (October 27, 1932-February 16, 2020)
Bernardus Adriaan ‘Barry’ Hulshoff (September 30, 1946-February 16, 2020)
Maryan Ivanovych Plakhetko (March 1, 1945-February 22, 2020)
Stefan Jozef Florenski (December 17, 1933-February 23, 2020)
Janos Gorocs (May 8, 1939-February 23, 2020)
Valdir Ataualpa Ramirez Espinosa (October 17, 1947-February 27, 2020)
Irvino English (October 23, 1977-February 27, 2020)
Stefan Lindqvist (March 18, 1967-March 1, 2020)
Emilio Caprile (September 30, 1928-March 5, 2020)
Wanderley Machado da Silva (June 3, 1938-March 5, 2020)
Antonio Permunian (August 15, 1930-March 5, 2020)
Magdaleno Mercado Gutierrez (April 4, 1944-March 6, 2020)
Jair Marinho de Oliveira (July 17, 1936-March 7, 2020)
Piotr Jegor (June 13, 1968-March 17, 2020)
Michel Kitabdjian (May 7, 1930-March 17, 2020)
Joaquin Peiro Lucas (January 29, 1936-March 18, 2020)
Peter Michael Whittingham (September 8, 1984-March 19, 2020)
Amadeo Raul Carrizo (June 12, 1926-March 20, 2020)
Vladimir Mikhailovich Shtapov (April 16, 1946-March 20, 2020)
Lorenzo Sanz Mancebo (August 9, 1943-March 21, 2020)
Silvio Croci (October 26, 1938-March 21, 2020)
Ifeanyi George (November 22, 1993-March 22, 2020)
Maximo Hernandez Sanchez (August 11, 1945-March 22, 2020)
Benito Joanet Gimenez (September 16, 1935-March 22, 2020)
Igancio ‘Nacho’ Trelles Campos (July 31, 1916-March 24, 2020)
Peter Kemper (October 13, 1942-March 25, 2020)
Michel Hidalgo (March 22, 1933-March 26, 2020)
Jose Luis Capon (February 6, 1948-March 29, 2020)
Opoku Afriyie (January 29, 1945-March 29, 2020)
Kwasi Owusu (November 7, 1945-March 30, 2020)
Martin Tudor (June 10, 1976-March 30, 2020)
Mababa ‘Pape’ Diouf (December 18, 1951-March 31, 2020)
Paul Natali (November 13, 1933-March 31, 2020)
Mario Norberto Chaldu (June 6, 1942-April 1, 2020)
Arnold Sowinski (March 17, 1931-April 2, 2020)
Gregorio ‘Goyo’ Benito Rubio (October 21, 1946-April 2, 2020)
Ranko Borozan (July 25, 1933-April 2, 2020)
Zaccaria Cometti (January 7, 1937-April 2, 2020)
Joao Marcos Coelho da Silva (June 1, 1953-April 2, 2020)
Ezio Vendrame (November 21, 1947-April 4, 2020)
Jean-Guy Astresses (June 24, 1929-April 5, 2020)
Andre Cristol (September 13, 1942-April 5, 2020)
Radomir Antic (November 22, 1948-April 6, 2020)
Fariborz Esmaeli (July 1, 1940-April 7, 2020)
Bosko Bursac (August 22, 1945-April 8, 2020)
Miguel Jones Castillo (October 27, 1938-April 8, 2020)
Daniel Bernard (September 29, 1949-April 9, 2020)
Jose Vicente Cuxart Vaquero (July 4, 1962-April 10, 2020)
Frederik Arnoldus ‘Frits’ Flinkevleugel (November 3, 1939-April 10, 2020)
Alfred Edward Hiwson ‘Alf’ Wood (October 25, 1945-April 10, 2020)
Peter Phillip Bonetti (September 27, 1941-April 12, 2020)
Ronald Maurice Wylie (August 6, 1933-April 14, 2020)
Cyril Lawrence (June 12, 1920-April 14, 2020)
Peter Patrick Phoenix (December 31, 1936-April 16, 2020)
Norman Hunter (October 29, 1943-April 17, 2020)
Carlos Raul Contreras Guillen (October 7, 1938-April 17, 2020)
Willy Quadackers (July 26, 1937-April 18, 2020)
Aurelio Campa Serrano (May 10, 1933-April 18, 2020)
Edmond Baraffe (October 19, 1942-April 19, 2020)
Aluisio Francisco da Luz, Indio (March 1, 1931-April 19, 2020)
Noureddine Ben Yamed, Noureddine Diwa (February 26, 1937-April 20, 2020)
Innokenty Samokhvalov (October 3, 1997-April 20, 2020)
David Reno Bacuzzi (October 12, 1940-April 21, 2020)
James Goodfellow (September 16, 1943-April 22, 2020)
Henk Overgoor (April 30, 1944-April 23, 2020)
Ernst Zagel (March 5, 1936-April 23, 2020)
Tomas Balcazar Gonzalez (May 4, 1931-April 26, 2020)
Robert Herbin (March 30, 1939-April 27, 2020)
Michael John Robinson (July 12, 1958-April 28, 2020)
Louis Cardiet (January 20, 1943-April 28, 2020)
Eduard Laurens ‘Eddy’ Pieters Graafland (January 5, 1934-April 28, 2020)
Trevor John Cherry (February 23, 1948-April 29, 2020)


Ilie Barbulescu

Ilie Barbulescu was a Romanian defender from the 70s and 80s.
He had spells at Arges Pitesti and Steaua Bucharest among others.
He earned 5 caps between 1979 and 1987.
He passed away on February 1st, 2020 aged 62.



Luciano Gaucci
Luciano Gaucci was an Italian businessman.
He is remembered as the owner of several Italian clubs most notably Perugia.
He passed away on February 1st, 2020 aged 81.


Lev Nikolayevich Mayorov

Lev Nikolayevich Mayorov was an Azeri Professional from the 80s into the 2000s.
He had a long spell at Chernomorets Novorossiysk.
He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 1994.
He passed away on February 1st, 2020 aged 50.

Benito Sarti

Benito Sarti was an Italian defender from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Sampdoria and Juventus among others.
He earned 6 caps between 1958 and 1961.
He passed away on February 4th, 2020 aged 83.


Photo From: Calcio 2000, Issue 10, July 1998
(Benito Sarti)



Tibor Halgas

Tibor Halgas was a Hungarian midfielder from the 2000s and 2010s.
He had spells at Ferencvarosi and Diosgyori among others.
He was killed in a traffic accident on February 4th, 2020 aged just 38.


Carlos Jose Barisio

Carlos Jose Barisio was an Argentinean goalkeeper from the 60s into the 80s.
He had spells at River Plate, Ferro Carril Oeste and Boca Juniors among others.
He passed away on February 5th, 2020 aged 69.


James Moran

James Moran was an English forward from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Norwich City and Wokington among others.
He passed away on February 6th, 2020 aged 84.

Jan Konrad Liberda

Jan Konrad Liberda was a Polish striker from the 50s into the 70s.
He had spells at Polona Bytom and AZ Alkmaar.
He earned 35 caps between 1959 and 1967.
He passed away on February 6th, 2020 aged 83.

Jean Fournet-Fayard

Jean Fournet-Fayard was the former President of the French Football Federation from 1985 to 1993.
As a player he represented Angers in the 1950s.
He passed away on February 9th, 2020 aged 88.


Photo From: Onze, Issue 110, February 1985
(Jean Fournet-Fayard)




Valeri Pavlovich Butenko

Valeri Pavlovich Butenko  was a former Soviet midfielder and also an International FIFA Referee.
He was a Soviet League Referee from the 70s and became a FIFA referee in the 80s into the early 90s.
He passed away on February 13th, 2020 aged 78.

Carlo de Leeuw

Carlo de Leeuw was a Dutch winger from the 70s into the 90s.
He had spells at Feyennord and Cambuur among others.
He passed away on February 13th, 2020 aged 59.


Photo From: Panini Holland 80-81
(Carlo de Leeuw)




James Patrick Conway

James Patrick Conway was a Republic of Ireland midfielder from the 60s into the 80s.
He had spells at Fulham and Portland Timbers among others.
He earned 20 caps between 1966 and 1977.
He passed away on February 14th, 2020 aged 73.


Photo From: Republic of Ireland, Gifted in Green, Author Adam Ward, 1999
(James Patrick Conway)



Henry Gregg

Henry Gregg was a Northern Ireland goalkeeper from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Doncaster Rovers, Manchester United and Stoke.
He was a survivor of the 1958 Munich Air disaster.
He earned 25 caps between 1954 and 1964.
He passed away on February 16th, 2020 aged 87.


Photo From: History of the World Cup, Author Michael Archer
(Henry Gregg)



Bernardus Adriaan ‘Barry’ Hulshoff

Bernardus Adriaan ‘Barry’ Hulshoff was a Dutch defender from the 60s and 70s.
He was part of the glorious Ajax Amsterdam side of the early 70s.
He earned 12 caps between 1971 and 1973.
He passed away on February 16th, 2020 aged 73.


Photo From: Panini World Cup 1974
(Bernardus Adriaan ‘Barry’ Hulshoff)



Maryan Ivanovych Plakhetko

Maryan Ivanovych Plakhetko was a Soviet defender from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at SKA Lviv and CSKA Moscow.
He earned 2 caps between 1968 and 1971.
He passed away on February 22nd, 2020 aged 74.

Stefan Jozef Florenski

Stefan Jozef Florenski was a Polish defender from the 50s into the 70s.
He had spells at Sosnica Gliwice, Gornik Zabrze and GKS Tychy.
He earned 11 caps between 1957 and 1968.
He passed away on February 23rd, 2020 aged 86.

Janos Gorocs

Janos Gorocs was a Hungarian midfielder from the 50s into the 70s.
He had spells at Ujpest FC and Tatabanyai.
He was a member of Hungary’s 1962 World Cup squad.
He earned 62 caps between 1958 and 1970.
He passed away on February 23rd, 2020 aged 80.


Photo From:  62-Caramelos
(Janos Gorocs)



Valdir Ataualpa Ramirez Espinosa

Valdir Ataualpa Ramirez Espinosa was a Brazilian Manager from the 70s into the current era.
He managed a multitude of teams such as Flamengo, Gremio and Fluminense among others.
He also managed the Paraguay National Team in 1993.
He passed away on February 27th, 2020 aged 72.

Irvino English

Irvino English was a Jamaican midfielder from the 90s into the 2010s.
He had a long spell at Waterhouse FC.
He earned 7 caps between 1999 and 2002.
He was murdered on February 27th, 2020 aged just 42.

Stefan Lindqvist

Stefan Lindqvist was a Swedish midfielder from the 80s and 90s.
He had spells at Halmstad, Neuchatel Xamax and IFK Gothenburg among others.
He earned 5 caps between 1989 and 1990.
He passed away on March 1st, 2020 aged just 52 due to motor neurone disease.


Emilio Caprile

Emilio Caprile was an Italian forward from the 40s and 50s.
He had spells at Genoa, Juventus and Lazio among others.
He earned 2 caps between 1948 and 1950.
He passed away on March 5th, 2020 aged 91.


Photo From: Calcio 2000, Issue 10, July 1998
(Emilio Caprile)



Wanderley Machado da Silva

Wanderley Machado da Silva was a Brazilian forward from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Vasco Da Gama and then in the Spanish League with Levante and Malaga among others.
He represented Brazil in the 1960 Olympics.
He passed away on March 5th, 2020 aged 81.

Antonio Permunian

Antonio Permunian was a Swiss goalkeeper from the 40s into the 60s.
He had spells at Bellinzona and Luzern.
He earned 11 caps between 1955 and 1962.
He passed away on March 5th, 2020 aged 89.

Magdaleno Mercado Gutierrez

Magdaleno Mercado Gutierrez was a Mexican midfielder from the 60s.
He represented Club Atlas at club level.
He was a member of Mexico’s 1966 World Cup squad.
He passed away on March 6th, 2020 aged 75.

Jair Marinho de Oliveira

Jair Marinho de Oliveira was a Brazilian footballer from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Fluminense and Corinthians among others.
He was a member of Brazil’s 1962 World Cup winning side.
He earned 4 caps for his Nation.
He passed away on March 7th, 2020 aged 83.

Piotr Jegor

Piotr Jegor was a Polish defender from the 80s into the 2000s.
He had spells at Gorni Zabrze and Hapoel Haifa among others.
He earned 18 caps between 1990 and 1997.
He passed away on March 17th, 2020 aged just 51.

Michel Kitabdjian

Michel Kitabdjian was a French Referee from the 60s and 70s.
He passed away on March 17th, 2020 aged 89.

Joaquin Peiro Lucas

Joaquin Peiro Lucas was a Spanish midfielder from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Atletico Madrid and Internazionale Milano among others.
He earned 12 caps between 1956 and 1966.
He passed away on March 18th, 2020 aged 84 .



Photo From: Ferrero 66-67
(Joaquin Peiro Lucas)



Peter Michael Whittingham

Peter Michael Whittingham was an English midfielder from the 2000s and 2010s.
He had spells at Aston Villa and Cardiff City among others.
He passed away on March 19th, 2020 just 35 from injuries to the head following a fall at a Pub on March 7th, 2020 .

Amadeo Raul Carrizo

Amadeo Raul Carrizo was an Argentinean goalkeeper from the 40s into the 60s.
He had a long spell at River Plate.
He earned 20 caps between 1954 and 1964.
He passed away on March 20th, 2020 aged 93 .



Photo From: 58-Importadores Peruanos
(Amadeo Raul Carrizo)



Vladimir Mikhailovich Shtapov

Vladimir Mikhailovich Shtapov was a Russian Footballer from the 60s and 70s.
He had a long spell at Dynamo Moscow.
He passed away on March 20th, 2020 aged 73 .

Lorenzo Sanz Mancebo

Lorenzo Sanz Mancebo was a former President of Real Madrid (1995-2000).
He passed away on March 21st, 2020 aged 76 from complications from COVID-19.


Photo From: World Soccer, January 1996
(Lorenzo Sanz Mancebo)



Silvio Croci

Silvio Croci was a French striker from the 50s and 60s.
He represented Sochaux as did his son Laurent.
He passed away on March 21st, 2020 aged 81 .

Ifeanyi George

Ifeanyi George was an active Nigerian striker.
He was playing for Enugu Rangers.
He earned two caps for his Nation in 2017.
He was killed in an automobile accident on March 22nd, 2020 aged just 26 .

Maximo Hernandez Sanchez

Maximo Hernandez Sanchez was a Spanish defender from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Rayo Vallecano and Sporting Gijon among others.
He later had a career as a Manager for many teams in Spain.
He passed away on March 22nd, 2020 aged 74.

Benito Joanet Gimenez

Benito Joanet Gimenez was a Spanish goalkeeper from the 50s into the70s.
He had spells at Espanyol and Deportivo La Coruna among others.
He later had a career as a Manager for many teams in Spain.
He passed away on March 22nd, 2020 aged 84 from complications from COVID-19.

Igancio ‘Nacho’ Trelles Campos

Igancio ‘Nacho’ Trelles Campos was a Mexican midfielder from the 30s and 40s.
He had spells at Necaxa and America among others.
He later had a career as a Manager and managed the Mexican National Team as well as many clubs. He was Mexico’s Manager during the 1962 and 1966 World Cups.
He passed away on March 24th, 2020 aged 103.

Peter Kemper
Peter Kemper was a Dutch defender from the 60s and 70s.
He had a long spell at PSV Eindhoven.
He earned 3 caps between 1964 and 1967.
He passed away on March 25th, 2020 aged 77 .


Photo From: de Internationals, de Historie van Oranje, Authors Matty Verkamman, Henri van der Steen, John Volkers
(Peter Kemper)




Michel Hidalgo

Michel Hidalgo was a French midfielder from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Le Havre, Reims and Monaco.
He managed the French National Team in 1978 and 1982 World Cups and led them to triumph in the 1984 Euros.
He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 1962.
He passed away on March 26th, 2020 aged 87.



Photo From: Onze, Issue 102, June 1984
(Michel Hidalgo)




Jose Luis Capon
Jose Luis Capon was a Spanish defender from the 70s and 80s.
He had a long spell at Atletico Madrid.
He earned 13 caps between 1973 and 1977.
He passed away on March 29th, 2020 aged 72 from complications from COVID-19 (he had been suffering from Parkinson’s).


Photo From: vulcano 76-77
(Jose Luis Capon)



Opoku Afriyie

Opoku Afriyie was a Ghanaian forward from the 70s and 80s.
He represented Asante Kotoko at club level.
He earned 4 caps for his Nation.
He passed away on March 29th, 2020 aged 75.


Kwasi Owusu

Kwasi Owusu was a Ghanaian forward from the 60s into the 80s.
He represented Asante Kotoko at club level.
He earned 40 caps between 1969 and 1978.
He passed away on March 30th, 2020 aged 74.

Martin Tudor

Martin Tudor was a Romanian goalkeeper from the 90s and 2000s.
He had spells at Steaua Bucharest and CFR Cluj among others.
He passed away on March 30th, 2020 aged just 43 from  aheart attack.

Mababa ‘Pape’ Diouf

Mababa ‘Pape’ Diouf was a Senegalese Journalist, Agent and later President of Olympique Marseille.
He passed away on March 31st, 2020 aged 68 from complications from COVID-19.

Paul Natali

Paul Natali was a French businessman, Politician and at one point President of SC Bastia (1973-1979).
He passed away on March 31st, 2020 aged 86.

Mario Norberto Chaldu

Mario Norberto Chaldu was an Argentine striker from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Banfield and Racing Club among others.
He earmed 5 caps for his Nation.
He passed away on April 1st, 2020 aged 77.



Arnold Sowinski
Arnold Sowinski was a French goalkeeper from the 50s and 60s.
He had a long spell at RC Lens.
He managed RC Lens in four different spells.
He passed away on April 2nd, 2020 aged 89.


Gregorio ‘Goyo’ Benito Rubio

Gregorio ‘Goyo’ Benito Rubio was a Spanish defender from the 60s into the 80s.
He had a long spell at Real Madrid.
He earned 22 caps between 1971 and 1978.
He passed away on April 2nd, 2020 aged 73.


Photo From: vulcano 75-76
(Gregorio Benito)



Ranko Borozan

Ranko Borozan was a Yugoslavian midfielder from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Velez Mostar and Red Star Belgrade among others.
He passed away on April 2nd, 2020 aged 86.

Zaccaria Cometti

Zaccaria Cometti was an Italian goalkeeper from the 50s into the 70s.
He had spells at Atalanta and Trento.
He passed away on April 2nd, 2020 aged 83 from complications from COVID-19.

Joao Marcos Coelho da Silva

Joao Marcos Coelho da Silva was a Brazilian goalkeeper from the 70s and 80s.
He had spells at Ameica and Palmeiras among others.
He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 1984.
He passed away on April 2nd, 2020 aged 66.

Ezio Vendrame

Ezio Vendrame was an Italian midfielder from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Lanerossi Vicenza and Padova among others.
He passed away on April 4th, 2020 aged 72 from cancer.


Photo From: Gente 73-74
(Ezio Vendrame)



Jean-Guy Astresses

Jean-Guy Astresses was a French goalkeeper from the 1950s.
He had a spell at Girondins de Bordeaux.
He passed away on April 5th, 2020 aged 90.

Andre Cristol

Andre Cristol was a French midfielder from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Limoges and Montpellier among others.
He passed away on April 5th, 2020 aged 77.


Radomir Antic
Radomir Antic was a Serbian defender from the 60s into the 80s.
He had spells at Partizan Belgrade and Luton Town among others.
He had a long career as a Manager and was the only man to have managed Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. He also managed the Serbian National Team.
He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 1973.
He passed away on April 6th, 2020 aged 71.


Photo From: World Soccer, October 2010
(Radomir Antic)



Fariborz Esmaeli

Fariborz Esmaeli was an Iranian midfielder from the 60s.
He represented Taj at club level.
He earned caps for his Nation between 1964 and 1968.
He passed away on April 7th, 2020 aged 79.

Bosko Bursac

Bosko Bursac was a Yugoslav forward from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Rijeka and Vitesse Arnhem among others.
He passed away on April 8th, 2020 aged 74.

Miguel Jones Castillo

Miguel Jones Castillo was a Spanish midfielder from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Atletico Madrid and Osasuna among others.
He passed away on April 8th, 2020 aged 81.


Daniel Bernard

Daniel Bernard was a French goalkeeper from the 70s and 80s.
He had spells at Rennes, PSG, Brest and Monaco.
He passed away on April 9th, 2020 aged 70.



Photo From: Panini France 82-83
(Daniel Bernard)




Jose Vicente Cuxart Vaquero

Jose Vicente Cuxart Vaquero was a Spanish defender from the 80s and 90s.
He had a spell at Valencia and Villareal among others.
He passed away on April 10th, 2020 aged 57.


Photo From: Don Balon - Apendice Extra LigaDon Balon-Extra Liga 90/91
(Jose Vicente Cuxart Vaquero)



Frederik Arnoldus ‘Frits’ Flinkevleugel

Frederik Arnoldus ‘Frits’ Flinkevleugel was a Dutch defender from the 50s into the 70s.
He had spells at DWS and FC Amsterdam.
He earned 11 caps between 1964 and 1967.
He passed away on April 10th, 2020 aged 80.


Photo From: de Internationals, de Historie van Oranje, Authors Matty Verkamman, Henri van der Steen, John Volkers
(Frederik Arnoldus ‘Frits’ Flinkevleugel)



Alfred Edward Hiwson ‘Alf’ Wood
Alfred Edward Hiwson ‘Alf’ Wood was an English striker from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Manchester City, Shrewsbury Town and Milwall among others.
He passed away on April 10th, 2020 aged 74.



Peter Phillip Bonetti

Peter Phillip Bonetti was an English goalkeeper from the 60s and 70s.
He had a long spell at Chelsea.
In the history of the game, he is most often referenced as the scapegoat for England’s loss vs. West Germany in the 1970 World Cup.
He earned 7 caps between 1966 and 1970.
He passed away on April 12th, 2020 aged 78.


Photo From: Soccer Stars, 1967/68
(Peter Phillip Bonetti)



Ronald Maurice Wylie

Ronald Maurice Wylie was a Scottish Footballer from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Notts County, Aston Villa and Birmingham City.
He later Managed West Bromwich Albion in the 80s.
He passed away on April 14th, 2020 aged 86.

Cyril Lawrence

Cyril Lawrence was an English winger from the 40s and 50s.
He had spells at Blackpool, Rochdale and Wrexham.
He passed away on April 14th, 2020 aged 99.

Peter Patrick Phoenix

Peter Patrick Phoenix was an English winger from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Oldham Athletic and Rochdale among others.
He passed away on April 16th, 2020 aged 83.

Norman Hunter

Norman Hunter was an English defender from the 690s into the 80s.
He had spells at Leeds United, Bristol City and Barnsley.
He was a member of England ‘s 1966 World Cup Winning squad.
He earned 28 caps between 1965 and 1974.
He passed away on April 17th, 2020 aged 76 from complications from COVID-19.


Photo From: Soccer Stars, 1967/68
(Norman Hunter)




Carlos Raul Contreras Guillen
Carlos Raul Contreras Guillen was a Chilean defender from the 50s and 60s.
He represented Universidad de Chile at club level.
He was a member of Chile’s 1962 World Cup squad.
He earned 30 caps between 1959 and 1966.
He passed away on April 17th, 2020 aged 81.



Photo From: 62-Caramelos
(Carlos Contreras)



Willy Quadackers

Willy Quadackers was a Dutch defender from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Fortuna’54 and MVV.
He earned a solitary cap for his Nation in 1964.
He passed away on April 18th, 2020 aged 82.


Photo From: de Internationals, de Historie van Oranje, Authors Matty Verkamman, Henri van der Steen, John Volkers
(Willy Quadackers)



Aurelio Campa Serrano

Aurelio Campa Serrano was a Spanish defender from the 1950s.
He had spells at Real Madrid and Las Palmas among others.
He passed away on April 18th, 2020 aged 86.



Edmond Baraffe

Edmond Baraffe was a French striker from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Red Star and Toulouse among others.
He earned 3 caps between 1964 and 1966.
He passed away on April 19th, 2020 aged 77.


Aluisio Francisco da Luz, Indio

Aluisio Francisco da Luz, Indio a Brazilian striker from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Flamengo and Corinthians among others.
He earned 7 caps between 1954 and 1957.
He passed away on April 19th, 2020 aged 89.

Noureddine Ben Yamed, Noureddine Diwa

Noureddine Ben Yamed, Noureddine Diwa was a Tunisian striker from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Stade Tunisien, Limoges and Esperance.
He earned 23 caps between 1958 and 1969.
He passed away on April 20th, 2020 aged 83.

Innokenty Samokhvalov

Innokenty Samokhvalov was an active Russian defender.
He was part of Lokomotiv Moscow squad (previously with Kazanka Moscow).
He passed away on April 20th, 2020 aged just 22 after a heart attack in training.


David Reno Bacuzzi

David Reno Bacuzzi was an English defender from the 50s into the 70s.
He had spells at Arsenal and Manchester City among others.
He passed away on April 21st, 2020 aged 79.


James Goodfellow

James Goodfellow was an English midfielder from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Workington and Rotherham United among others.
He passed away on April 22nd, 2020 aged 76.

Henk Overgoor

Henk Overgoor was Dutch Footballer from the 60s and 70s.
He had spells at Go Ahead Eagles and De Graafschap.
He passed away on April 23rd, 2020 aged 75.

Ernst Zagel

Ernst Zagel was a German forward from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Saarbrucken and VfR Kaiserslautern.
He earned one solitary cap for Saarland in 1956.
He passed away on April 23rd, 2020 aged 84.



Tomas Balcazar Gonzalez

Tomas Balcazar Gonzalez was a Mexican striker from the 40s and 50s.
He had a long spell at Guadalajara.
He earned caps for his Nation in 1953-54.
He passed away on April 26th, 2020 aged 88.

Robert Herbin

Robert Herbin was a French defender from the 50s into the 70s.
He spent his career at AS Saint Etienne and later became a legendary Manager for the club in the 70s and 80s.
He earned 23 caps between 1960 and 1968.
He passed away on April 27th, 2020 aged 81.


Photo From: Onze, Issue 86, February 1983
(Robert Herbin)




Michael John Robinson

Michael John Robinson was a Republic of Ireland striker from the 70s and 80s,
He had spells at Brighton and Liverpool among others.
He earned 24 caps between 1980 and 1986.
He passed away on April 28th, 2020 aged 61 from Melanoma.


Photo From: Panini England 81/82
(Michael John Robinson)



Louis Cardiet

Louis Cardiet was a French defender from the 60s and 70s.
He had a long spell at Stade Rennais.
He earned 6 caps between 1965 and 1967.
He passed away on April 28th, 2020 aged 77.

Eduard Laurens ‘Eddy’ Pieters Graafland

Eduard Laurens ‘Eddy’ Pieters Graafland was a Dutch goalkeepers from the 50s and 60s.
He had spells at Ajax and Feijenoord.
He earned 47 caps between 1957 and 1967.
He passed away on April 28th, 2020 aged 86.


Photo From: de Internationals, de Historie van Oranje, Authors Matty Verkamman, Henri van der Steen, John Volkers
(Eduard Laurens ‘Eddy’ Pieters Graafland)



Trevor John Cherry

Trevor John Cherry was an English defender from the 60s into the 80s.
He had spells at Huddersfield Town, Leeds United and Bradford City.
He earned 27 caps between 1976 and 1980.
He passed away on April 29th, 2020 aged 72.


Photo From: Panini England 78-79
(Trevor Cherry)