1914 in association football
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The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1914 throughout the world.
- First World Cup was held April 1914 in Rio de Janeiro. See International Tournaments below.
- The only edition of the Vienna Cup, the first European cup competition, is won by the little-known team of Glentoran of Northern Ireland.
- Woolwich Arsenal are renamed Arsenal.
- Palmeiras is founded as SS Palestra Italia.
- FC Levski Sofia is founded on May 24.
Winners club national championship
- Argentina: Racing Club, Estudiantiles Porteño
- Austria: Wiener AF
- Belgium: Daring CB
- Denmark: Kjøbenhavns Boldklub
- England: Blackburn Rovers
- France: Olympique Lillois
- Germany: SpVgg Fürth
- Hungary: MTK Hungária FC
- Iceland: Fram
- Italy: Casale
- Netherlands: H.V.V.
- Paraguay: Olimpia
- Scotland: For fuller coverage, see 1913-14 in Scottish football.
- Sweden: AIK
- United States: The oldest club trophy soccer competition in the Americas, Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, is founded as National Challenge Cup and the Brooklyn Field Club (1898-1924) are the first champions.
- Uruguay: CA River Plate
- Greece: 1913 to 1921 - no championship titles due to the First World War and the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922.
- 1914 British Home Championship (January 19, 1914 – April 4, 1914)
- First World Cup was held April 1914 in Rio according to a German documentary by station WDR ( Zeitzeichen April 1,2014) with the participation of Argentina,Brazil with 2 teams, England,France,Germany,Italy and Uruguay. The Final was won by Uruguay 2-1 over Brazil. According to the documentary, FIFA in Switzerland has shredded the records recently and officially the event was stricken from the records in an Executive Meeting held on May 3,1914 with 23 countries in favor and only Uruguay opposed. podcast in German and Portuguese.
- June 10 – Hans Klodt, German international footballer (died 1996)
- July 16 – August Lešnik, Croatian footballer (died 1992)
- August 26 – Atilio García, Argentine-Uruguayan footballer (died 1973)
- December 18 – František Fadrhonc, Czech football manager (died 1981)
- April 19 - Morton Betts, English footballer and cricketer