1889 in association football

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

Events[edit]

Clubs Founded[edit]

America[edit]

Argentina Argentina
Rosario Central

Asia[edit]

United Kingdom India
Mohun Bagan AC[1]

Europe[edit]

 England
Bath City
Brentford
Crook Town
Middlesbrough Ironopolis
Sheffield United
Torquay United
Wimbledon
Woking
 Northern Ireland
Glenavon
Larne
 Spain
Recreativo Huelva

National Championship Winners[edit]

Asia[edit]

United Kingdom India[edit]

Highland Light Infantry

Europe[edit]

 England[edit]

Preston North End
Preston North End

 Ireland[edit]

Lisburn Distillery

 Netherlands[edit]

VV Concordia

 Scotland[edit]

Third Lanarkshire RV

 Wales[edit]

Bangor City

International tournaments[edit]

Europe[edit]

Winners:  Scotland
Runners-Up:  England

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  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.