Friday, October 29, 2021

International Season of 1991/92, Part 3 (October 1991)

 

October

USSR’s home tie (0-0) vs. Italy eliminated Italy from the upcoming Euros. Azeglio Vicini resigned as Italy Manager shortly thereafter.

On October 18, 1991, Arrigo Sacchi was appointed as the new Italy National Team Manager.

West Germany defeated Wales (4-1) in a Euro Qualifier. Thomas Berthold was sent off for Germany. Ryan Giggs made his International debut for Wales as a substitute.

France defeated Spain at Seville (2-1) in another Euro Qualifier.

Holland defeated Portugal (1-0) in a key Euro qualifying win.

On October 11, 1991, Alfred Riedl resigned as Austria National Team Manager after their loss vs. Denmark on October 9th. Dietmar Constantini replaced him and managed Austria in the following week (October 16th) vs. Northern Ireland.

Robert Glazer managed Hungary for the first time in their loss vs. Belgium.

Luis Figo made his International debut for Portugal in a friendly vs. Luxembourg (1-1).

Carlos Alberto Parreira started his second tenure as Brazil Manager in friendly win over Yugoslavia. On the same day (October 30th), former National Team Manager Mario Zagallo was appointed as Brazil assistant Coach.

Bryan Robson played for the last time for England in the win over Turkey (1—0).

 

 

 

 

Date: October 8, 1991

Competition: UNICEF Charity Match     

Venue: Munchen (Munich)- Olympiastadion

Referee: Rosario Lo Bello (Italy)

Attendance: 38,000

Germany 3-World XI 1 (Dietmar Beirsdorfer 29 Stefan Effenberg 35, Own Goal (Oscar Ruggeri) 38 / Hristo Stoichkov 27)

Note: Oscar Ruggeri deflected Andreas Thom’s shot into his own net.

 

Photo From: Magazine Source Unjnown

(October 8, 1991, UNICEF Charity Match, Germany 3-World XI 1)








Date: October 9, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 4

Venue: Vienna-Praterstadion

Referee: Frans Van Den Wijngaert (Belgium)

Attendance:  10,500

Austria 0-Denmark 3 (Own goal (Peter Artner) 10, Flemming Povlsen 16, Bent Christensen 37)

Note: Peter Artner diverted Flemming Povlsen’s cross into his own net.

 

Photo From: Österreichs Fußball Länderspiele Chronik 1902 – 1993, Author: Anton Egger

(Austria squad, October 9, 1991, EC Qualifier, Austria 0-Denmark 3)






Date: October 9, 1991

Competition: Friendly

Venue: Szekesferharvar-Sostoi Stadion

Referee: Ben Itzhak (Israel)

Attendance:  7,000

Hungary 0-Belgium 2 (Marc Emmers 7, Vincenzo Scifo 75)

 

Photo From: Labdarugas_1991_11

(October 9, 1991, Hungary 0-Belgium 2)






Date: October 9, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 6

Venue: Helsinki -Olympiastadion

Referee: Sergey Husainov (USSR)

Attendance:  5,255

Finland 1-Greece 1 (Kari Ukkonen 59 / Jiotis Tsalouchidis 74)




Date: October 9, 1991

Competition: Friendly

Venue: Luzern- Stadion Allmend

Referee: Claude Bouillet (France)

Attendance: 7,300

Switzerland 3-Sweden 1 (Stephane Chapuisat 11-Dominique Herr 44- Kubilay Türkyilmaz 52 / Jan  Eriksson 89)




Date: October 12, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 1

Venue: Sevilla- Estadio Benito Villamarin

Referee: Hubert Foerstinger (Austria) 

Attendance:  20,000

Spain 1-France 2 (Abelardo 33 / Luis Fernandez 12, Jean-Pierre Papin 15)

 

Photo From:  France Football, Issue 2375, October 15, 1991

(October 12, 1991, EC Qualifier, Spain 1-France 2)




Photo From: Les Bleus, Le livre official de l'equiep de France, Author: Dominique Grimault, 1997

(France squad, October 12, 1991, EC Qualifier, Spain 1-France 2)



Photo From:  Onze-Mondial, Issue 34, November 1991

(France squad, October 12, 1991, EC Qualifier, Spain 1-France 2)




Photo From: Todo Sobre La Seleccion Espanola, Felix Martialay, 2006

(Spain squad, October 12, 1991, EC Qualifier, Spain 1-France 2)






Date: October 12, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 3

Venue: Moscow- The Central V.I.Lenin's Stadium

Referee: Bruno Galler (Switzerland)

Attendance: 100,000

USSR 0-Italy 0 (-)

 

Photo From:  Guerin Sportivo, No 42 (864), October 16-22, 1991

(Italy squad, October 12, 1991, EC Qualifier, USSR 0-Italy 0)



 

Photo From:  Onze-Mondial, Issue 35, December 1991

(October 12, 1991, EC Qualifier, USSR 0-Italy 0)



 

Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer

(USSR squad, October 12, 1991, EC Qualifier, USSR 0-Italy 0)






Date: October 12, 1991

Competition: Friendly

Venue: Luxembourg -Stade Municipal de Luxembourg

Referee: Alphonse Constantin (Belgium)

Attendance:  3,000

Luxembourg 1-Portugal 1 (Carlo Weis 65 pen / Nogueira 49)

 

 

Photo From: 90 Joer Letzebuerger Footballfederatioun / 90 ans Federation Luxembourgeoise de Football

(October 12, 1991, Luxembourg 1-Portugal 1)



 

Photo From: France Football, Issue 3140 bid, June 16, 2006

(Portugal squad, October 12, 1991, Luxembourg 1-Portugal 1)



 

 

Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 1

Venue: Olomouc, Andrúv stadion

Referee: Michael Listkiewicz (Poland)

Attendance:  2,365

Czechoslovakia 2-Albania 1 (Pavel Kuka 35, Ludovit Lancz 39 / Hysen Zmijani 60)

 

Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 4

Venue: Belfast-Windsor Park

Referee: Leif Sundell (Sweden)

Attendance:  8,000

Northern Ireland 2-Austria 1 (Iain Dowie  17, Kingsley Black 41 / Leo Lainer 45)

 




Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 2

Venue: Sofia- Vassil Levski Stadion   

Referee: Jirí Ulrích (Czechoslovakia) 

Attendance:  8,000

Bulgaria 4-San Marino 0 (Own Goal (Valentine) 20, Hristo Stoichkov 37 pen, Zlatko Yankov 41, Nikolai Iliev 85)

Note: Valentine deflected Luboslav Penev’20’s shot into his own net. In some sources Penev is credited as the goalscorer.




Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: Friendly

Venue: Larnaca- Neo GSZ

Referee: Loizos Loizou (Cyprus)

Attendance:  200

Cyprus 1-Iceland 1 (Charalambos Pittas 26 / Thorvaldur Örlygsson 56)

 

Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 7

Venue: London - Wembley

Referee: Antonio Martin Navarette (Spain)

Attendance:  50,896

England 1-Turkey 0 (Alan Smith 21)

 



Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 37, February 1992

(Stuart Pearce, October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, England 1-Turkey 0)






Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 4

Venue: Landskrona (Sweden), Idrottsplats

Referee: Gunther Habermann (Germany)

Attendance:  2,485

Faroe Islands 0-Yugoslavia 2 (Vladimir Jugovic 18, Dejan Savicevic 80)




Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 5

Venue: Nürnberg- Frankenstadion

Referee: Joël Quiniou (France)

Attendance:  46,000

Germany 4-Wales 1 (Andreas Möller 34, Rudi Völler 39, Karlheinz Riedle 45, Thomas Doll 73 / Paul Bodin 85 pen)

 

Photo From: France Football, Issue 2376, October 22, 1991

(October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, Germany 4-Wales 1)



 

Photo From: DNM EM-1992 Duplo

(Germany squad, October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, Germany 4-Wales 1)






Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 6

Venue: Rotterdam-De Kuip-Feyenoord Stadion

Referee: George Courtney (England)

Attendance:  48,500

Holland 1-Portugal 0 (Richard Witschge 22)

 

 

Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 41, June 1992

(Marco van Basten, October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, Holland 1-Portugal 0)



 

Photo From: Het Nederlands Elftal, de histoire van oranje, 1989-1995, Authors Matty Verkamman and Henk Mees

(Holland squad, October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, Holland 1-Portugal 0)







Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 7

Venue: Poznań, Stadion Miejski (Lecha Stadion)

Referee: Guy Goethals (Belgium)

Attendance:  20,000

Poland 3-Republic of Ireland 3 (Piotr Czachowski 54, Jan Furtok 74, Jan Urban 85 / Paul McGrath 12, Andrew Townsend 60, Tony Cascarino 69)

 

Photo From: World Soccer, November 1991

(Republic of Ireland squad, October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, Poland 3-Republic of Ireland 3)



 

Photo from: Bialo Czerwoni 1921-2001, Author Andrzej Gowarzewski

(Poland squad, October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, Poland 3-Republic of Ireland 3)



 

Photo From: Ireland on the Ball, Author: Donal Cullen

(Republic of Ireland squad, October 16, 1991, EC Qualifier, Poland 3-Republic of Ireland 3)



 

Date: October 16, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 2

Venue: Bucuresti (Bucharest), Ghencea Stadionul (Steaua)

Referee: Aron Schmidhuber (Germany)

Attendance:  30,000

Romania 1-Scotland 0 (Gheorge Hagi 73 pen)




Date: October 19, 1991

Competition: Friendly

Venue: Washington D.C., RFK Memorial Stadium

Referee: Douglas (Canada)

Attendance:  16,351

USA 1-North Korea 2 (Bruce Murray 25 / Eun 13, Coi 48)

 

Photo From: Soccer International, January 1992

(October 19, 1991, EC Qualifier, USA 1-North Korea 2)



 




Date: October 29, 1991

Competition: Friendly

Venue: Buenos Aires

Referee: Abel Gnecco (Argentina)

Attendance:  30,000

Argentina 3-World XI 0 (Diego Latorre 32, 69, Leo Rodriguez 40)




Date: October 30, 1991

Competition: Friendly

Venue: Varginha , Municipal Prefeito Dilson Luiz de Melo (Melão)

Referee: Wilson Carlos dos Santos (Brazil)

Attendance:  15,000

Brazil 3-Yugoslavia 1 (Luis Henrique 9, Raí 45, Luis Müller 75 / Vladan Lukic 11)




Date: October 30, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 6

Venue: Athens-Olympiako Stadio Athinas 'Spyros Louis' (OAKA) Referee: Dr. Gerhard Kapl (Austria)

Attendance:  17,000

Greece 2-Finland 0 (Dimitris Saravakos 50, Stefanos Borbokis 52)




Date: October 30, 1991

Competition: UEFA European Championship Qualifier, Group 3

Venue: Szombathely- Stadion Rohonci Út  

Referee: Gerard Biguet (France)

Attendance:  10,000

Hungary 0-Norway 0 (-)

 

Photo From: Labdarugas_1991_11

(October 30, 1991, EC Qualifier, Hungary 0-Norway 0)







Date: October 31, 1991

Competition: CEDEAO Semi Final

Venue: Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

Referee: -

Attendance:  -

Senegal 3-Ghana 2 (Mamadou Sarr 22, Victor Diagne 60, Oumar Gueye 88 / Charles Akonnor 62, Yaw Acheampong 75)

Note: Unofficial Match

 

Date: October 31, 1991

Competition: CEDEAO Semi Final

Venue: Abidjan

Referee: -

Attendance:  -

Ivory Coast 2-Nigeria 0 (Donald Sié 10, Abdoulaye Traoré 30)


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