1898 in association football
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The following are the association football events of the year 1898 throughout the world.
- January 1: Footballing arm of Belgian club K.A.A. Gent established.
- May 8: Genoa become the first ever Italian national champions
- May 12: French club Tourcoing FC founded (as US Tourcoing)
- December: French club Union Sportive Boulonnaise founded at Boulogne-sur-Mer.
- 1898 British Home Championship (February 19 – April 2, 1898)
- January 7 – Dick MacNeill, Dutch footballer (d. 1963)
- June 30 - Reg Birkett, English footballer