1980 in association football
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|Years in football (soccer):||1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s|
|Years:||1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983|
The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1980 throughout the world.
- Copa Libertadores 1980: Won by Nacional after defeating Sport Club Internacional on an aggregate score of 2-0.
- England: 1980 FA Cup Final: West Ham United 1, Arsenal 0, the winning goal scored by Trevor Brooking
- European Cup 1980: Won by Nottingham Forest after defeating Hamburger SV 1-0 in the Final.
- Scottish Cup final: Celtic beat Rangers 1-0 after extra time at Hampden Park. After the match there is a pitch invasion, leading to rioting and 210 arrests. Following the match the sale of alcohol at Scottish football grounds is banned.
- September 10 – Midfielder Jan van Deinsen plays his first and only international match for the Netherlands, when the Netherlands meets the Republic of Ireland in Dublin.
- September 17 – Dutch side FC Utrecht makes its European debut with a draw (0-0) in Romania against FC Argeş Piteşti in the first round of the UEFA Cup.
Winners club national championship
- Belgium: Club Brugge K.V.
- England: Liverpool F.C.
- France: FC Nantes
- Italy: Internazionale Milano F.C.
- Portugal: Sporting CP
- Spain: Real Madrid
- Soviet Union: Spartak Moscow
- Turkey: Trabzonspor
- West Germany: Bayern Munich
- Yugoslavia: Red Star Belgrade
- Brazil: Flamengo
- Bolivia: Jorge Wilstermann
- Colombia: Atlético Junior
- Paraguay – Olimpia Asunción
- African Cup of Nations in Nigeria (March 8 – 22 1980)
- 1980 British Home Championship (May 16 – May 24, 1980)
- UEFA European Football Championship in Italy (June 11 – 22 1980)
- Olympic Games in Moscow, Soviet Union (July 20 – August 2, 1980)
- Mundialito in Montevideo, Uruguay (December 30, 1980 – January 10, 1981)
|January 23||Spain||1 – 0||L||Friendly||Estadio Balaidos, Vigo|
|March 26||France||0 – 0||D||Friendly||Parc des Princes, Paris|
|June 11||Greece||1 – 0||W||Euro 1980||Stadio San Paolo, Naples|
|June 14||West Germany||2 – 3||L||Euro 1980||Stadio San Paolo, Naples|
|June 17||Czechoslovakia||1 – 1||D||Euro 1980||San Siro, Milan|
|September 10||Republic of Ireland||2 – 1||L||World Cup Qualifier||Lansdowne Road, Dublin|
|October 11||West Germany||1 – 1||D||Friendly||Philips Stadion, Eindhoven|
|November 19||Belgium||1 – 0||L||World Cup Qualifier||Heysel Stadion, Brussels|
|December 30||Uruguay||2 – 0||L||Mundialito||Estadio Centenario, Montevideo|
- February 15 – Elvis Marecos, Paraguayan footballer
- February 20 – Artur Boruc, Polish footballer
- February 20 – Thijs Sluijter, Dutch footballer
- February 28 – Piotr Giza, Polish footballer
- March 4 – Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
- March 14 – Aaron Brown, English footballer
- March 15 – Hugo Notario, Argentine footballer
- March 21 – Ronaldinho, Brazilian footballer
- March 21 – John McGrath, Irish footballer
- April 22 – Nicolas Douchez, French footballer
- May 14 – Zdeněk Grygera, Czech footballer
- May 30 – Steven Gerrard, English footballer
- June 10 – Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer
- July 8 – Robbie Keane, Irish footballer
- August 5 – Wayne Bridge, English footballer
- August 7 – Shane Moody-Orio, Belizean footballer
- September 6 – Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
- October 4 – Tomáš Rosický, Czech footballer
- October 23 – Scott Parker, English footballer
- October 28 – Alan Smith, English footballer
- November 5 – Christoph Metzelder, German footballer
- December 6 – Steve Lovell, English footballer
- December 7 – John Terry, English footballer
- December 20 – Ashley Cole, English footballer
- February 22 - Pierre Korb, French international footballer (born 1908)
- March 1 - Dixie Dean, English international footballer (born 1907)
- June 8 - Alfredo Brilhante da Costa, Brazilian international defender, Brazilian squad member at the 1930 FIFA World Cup. (75)
- June 9 - Miguel Capuccini, Uruguayan goalkeeper, winner of the 1930 FIFA World Cup. (76)
- September 9 – José de Anchieta Fontana, Brazilian international defender, winner of the 1970 FIFA World Cup. (39)