- (1870) Herbert Kilpin, footballer and founder of A.C. Milan.
- (1928) Peter Taylor, former manager of Burton Albion, Brighton & Hove Albion and Derby County. More famous for his role as Brian Clough's number two at Hartlepools United, Derby County and Nottingham Forest.
- (1944) Henry Newton, former Nottingham Forest, Everton and Derby County footballer
- (1945) David Pleat, former Nottingham Forest footballer and manager of Tottenham Hotspur, Sheffield Wednesday and Luton Town.
- (1963) Steve Hodge, former Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, Leeds United, Aston Villa, Queens Park Rangers, Leyton Orient and England footballer.
- (1968) Steve Chettle, former Nottingham Forest defender and captain
- (1971) Andy Cole, a member of Manchester United's multi trophy-winning side of the late 1990s.
- (1973) Chris Sutton, former Chelsea, Norwich City, Blackburn Rovers, Celtic and Aston Villa footballer.
- (1976) Darren Huckerby, former Coventry City and Manchester City striker.
- (1983) Jermaine Jenas, midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur and ex-Nottingham Forest.
- (1983) Jermaine Pennant, right-winger for Stoke City, formally having played for Notts County, Arsenal, Watford, Leeds United, Birmingham City, Liverpool, Portsmouth and Real Zaragoza .
- (1984) Julian Bennett, Sheffield Wednesday.
- (1984) Wes Morgan, Leicester City, formerly of Nottingham Forest.
- (1985) Simon Francis, footballer for AFC Bournemouth. Formerly of Sheffield United and Charlton Athletic.
- (1985) Craig Westcarr, footballer for Chesterfield FC. Formerly of Nottingham Forest and Notts County FC.
- (1986) Leon Best, Newcastle United F.C. striker.
- (1986) Tom Huddlestone, Tottenham Hotspur and ex-Nottingham Forest youth.
- (1986) Will Hoskins, Brighton & Hove Albion, formerly of Bristol Rovers.
- (1987) David McGoldrick, footballer for Nottingham Forest.
- (1988) Lewis McGugan, Nottingham Forest and ex-England Youth.
- (1988) Scott Loach, Ipswich Town and England U21 Goalkeeper.
- (1989) Sophie Bradley, Lincoln Ladies and England women defender.
Other articles related to "football":
... After receiving a pair of football boots, Ibrahimović began playing football at the age of six, alternating between local junior clubs Malmö BI and ... age of 15, Ibrahimović was close to quitting his football career, in favour of working at the docks in Malmö, but his manager convinced him to continue playing ... and had above average grades, he soon dropped out of high school to focus on his football career ...
... A drop kick is a type of kick in various codes of football ... Association football goalkeepers also often return the ball to play with drop kicks ... The kick was once in wide use in both Australian rules football and gridiron football, but is today rarely seen in either sport ...
... Arsenal Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Holloway, London ... One of the most successful clubs in English football, it has won 13 First Division and Premier League titles and 10 FA Cups ... in Woolwich and in 1893 became the first club from the south of England to join the Football League ...
... Gaelic football was first codified in 1887, although it has links to older varieties of football played in Ireland and known collectively as caid ... Consequently, the name caid is used by some people to refer to present day Gaelic football ... The first record of any form of football being played in Ireland comes from 1308, when John McCrocan, a spectator at a football game at Newcastle, County Dublin was charged with ...
... team and the reserves was the first football match in the world to be televised live ... successful teams in the country, Arsenal have often featured when football is depicted in the arts in Britain ... They formed the backdrop to one of the earliest football-related films, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939) ...
Famous quotes containing the word football:
“... in the minds of search committees there is the lingering question: Can she manage the football coach?”
—Donna E. Shalala (b. 1941)
“In this dream that dogs me I am part
Of a silent crowd walking under a wall,
Leaving a football match, perhaps, or a pit,
All moving the same way.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“Idont enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other peoples amusement. I enjoy it if Im being paid a lot for it.”
—David Storey (b. 1933)