List of association football families

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search


This is a list of association football (soccer) families. The countries are listed according to the national teams of the senior family member if the other family member played for a different country. If the senior members of the given member did not play international football, the family will be listed according to nationality (e.g., the Trézéguets).

Families included on the list must have
  1. at least, one member of the family is capped by a national team on the senior level or an important person in the game of football (e.g., notable coaches, referees, club chairmen, etc.)
  2. a second member must be a professional player or capped by a national team on the U-17 level or above.

Afghanistan[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Albania[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Australia[edit]

Austria[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Botswana[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Burkina Faso[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Canada[edit]

Chad[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Denmark[edit]

East Germany[edit]

England[edit]

Brothers Anton (left) and Rio Ferdinand (right) are also cousins of Les and Kane Ferdinand

Equatorial Guinea[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Faroe Islands[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Gabon[edit]

Gambia[edit]

Germany[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Gibraltar[edit]

Guinea[edit]

Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Honduras[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Republic of Ireland[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Italy[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Japan[edit]

Kazakhstan[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Kosovo[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Liberia[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Moldova[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Namibia[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Norway[edit]

Peru[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Senegal[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Sierra Leone[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Spain[edit]

Suriname[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Tahiti[edit]

Tajikistan[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Trinidad & Tobago[edit]

Togo[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

USA[edit]

Vanuatu[edit]

Wales[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Zaire[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jorge Trezeguet is an Argentinian player of French ethnicity. David was born in France, but grew up in Argentina.
  2. ^ Kerr, Sr. was born in Scotland. Kerr, Jr was born in Canada, but moved to the US when his father played in the NASL.
  3. ^ Eniola is an England women international; her brother is a Nigeria full international who was capped by England at youth levels.
  4. ^ The only trio of brothers to have played for England.
  5. ^ Cha Du-Ri was born in Germany when his father played there
  6. ^ The Brown family also had two relatives who represented the Scotland national rugby union team, Peter Brown and Gordon Brown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Faysal Shayesteh". Football Afghanistan. 
  2. ^ "Benyamina: "Ich muss an meine Entwicklung denken"" [Benyamina: "I have to think about my career"] (in German). kicker.de. 29 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "New Boy: A Dream Come True". wolves.co.uk (Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.). 26 January 2010. Archived from the original on 18 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Klaus Gjasula im Blickpunkt – „Der MSV Duisburg war eine tolle Erfahrung“" [Klaus Gjasula in focus– „MSV Duisburg has been a great expierence“] (in German). xtranews.de. 6 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Famous Football Twinss". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Nicolas Burdisso bleibt in Rom" [Nicolas Burdisso stays in Roma] (in German). kicker.de. 28 August 2010. 
  7. ^ "Andrés Cardoso, muy cerca de Villa Mitre" (in Spanish). lanueva.com. 5 July 2008. 
  8. ^ "Sobrinho de Guiñazu é a nova contratação do Noia para o Gauchão" (in Portuguese). [dead link]
  9. ^ "Descubren “cuerpos extraños” en la rodilla de Javier Klimowicz" (in Spanish). mundod.lavoz.com.ar. 1 November 2011. 
  10. ^ El sobrino de Maradona no jugará finalmente en el Alzira
  11. ^ "Startelf: Messi-Cousin mit guten Chancen" (in German). 
  12. ^ "Die Brüder Gabriel und Diego Milito: Wie die Kinder" [The Brothers Gabriel and Diego Milito: Like Children] (in German). 11freunde.de. 28 April 2010. 
  13. ^ "Walter Pandiani, 36, and son Nico, 18, sign for same club". ESPN FC. 31 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "David Trezeguet's move to River Plate shows money does not rule all". theguardian.com. 5 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "Estudiantes: from father to son". FIFA. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  16. ^ "My uncle played for Sheffield United". The Guardian. 2 March 2003. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  17. ^ "2004 Festivals Player Information". WUSA.com. Retrieved 23 July 2007. 
  18. ^ a b c d e f "A Family Affair". GGArmy. 1 October 2012. 
  19. ^ FitzGibbon, Liam (30 January 2007). "Reading signs Aussie teen". The Australian. Retrieved 29 December 2009. 
  20. ^ "Brothers in arms". The Age (Melbourne). 28 November 2004. 
  21. ^ Dunkerley, Chris. "Mariners v Jets". ozfootball. Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  22. ^ "Coyne Brother's Mind Games Ahead Of Family Clash". Sydney FC. 11 November 2011. 
  23. ^ http://www.smh.com.au/news/sport/football/a-league/clubs-race-to-secure-davidson/2009/03/17/1237054820883.html
  24. ^ "Royals sign Edwards brothers". readingfc.co.uk (Reading F.C.). 3 May 2011. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. 
  25. ^ "Meet the Families - Ahmad Elrich". The Ultimate Goal: Football, migration & the 2010 World Cup. Sydney, Australia: Migration Heritage Centre NSW. Archived from the original on 20 May 2011. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  26. ^ Griffith brothers to play big part in A-League finals
  27. ^ Smithies, Tom (20 October 2014). "Sydney FC forward Bernie Ibini’s sister Princess too young for W-League but perfect for Australian U19s". The Daily Telegraph (Australia). 
  28. ^ "Ryan and Dylan McGowan on their heartfelt brotherly love". scotsman.com. The Scotsman. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  29. ^ "Young guns to take on Asia". The World Game. 17 January 2006. 
  30. ^ Template:Url=http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/sport/football/matthew-mullen-braces-to-take-on-family-on-the-pitch/story-fnii0g1d-1227018100920
  31. ^ "The Modern Era". Fox Sports. 15 July 2014. 
  32. ^ Adiamy, Roje (8 July 2013). "Tom Slater, son of Fox Sports' and Socceroos great Robbie joins Central Coast Mariners". Fox Sports (Australia). 
  33. ^ Gaskin, Lee (14 November 2013). "Sykes sisters earn Matildas call-ups". Sydney Morning Herald. 
  34. ^ ESPN Soccernet
  35. ^ http://www.couriermail.com.au/sport/soccer/vidosic-family-ties-not-tight-on-field/story-e6frepmf-1226174574428
  36. ^ "Ex-Burnley defender targets A-League deal". Four Four Two. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  37. ^ http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/news-display/lucy-zelic-ready-for-thursday-fc/76815
  38. ^ "SSV Jahn holt Marco Djuricin" [SSV Jahn signs Marco Djuricin] (in German). mittelbayerische.de. 9 August 2012. 
  39. ^ a b c d e f g h "Im Namen des Vaters (4) – Die Drechsels, die Fodas, die Drazans und viele mehr!" [In the Name of the Father (4) – The Drechsels, the Fodas, the Drazans and many more!] (in German). abseits.at. 21 October 2013. 
  40. ^ "Feiersinger: Laura, nicht Wolfgang" (in German). sportnet.at. 22 January 2013. 
  41. ^ a b "Im Namen des Vaters (1): Die Flögels und die Vastics" [In the Name of the Father (1): The Flögels and the Vastics] (in German). abseits.at. 14 October 2013. 
  42. ^ a b "Im Namen des Vaters (3) – Die Gartlers und die Schachners" [In the Name of the Father (3) – The Gartlers and the Schachners] (in German). abseits.at. 19 October 2013. 
  43. ^ "Hasenhüttl: Neuer Stürmer für den ÖFB" [Hasenhüttl: New Striker for the ÖFB]. sportnet.at. 20 November 2013. 
  44. ^ "Andreas Herzog im Gespräch" [In Conversation with Andreas Herzog]. rapidarchiv.at. 12 June 2009. 
  45. ^ "Andreas Ibertsberger" (in German). em-08.info (Anikor GesBR). Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  46. ^ "Fußball im Musikland" [Football in the land of music] (in German). Magazin der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien. May 2008. 
  47. ^ a b "Im Namen des Vaters (2): Die Schaubs und die Kienasts" [In the Name of the Father (2): The Schaubs and the Kienasts] (in German). abseits.at. 15 October 2013. 
  48. ^ "A gaffer who set genius free". International Herald Tribune. Archived from the original on 11 December 2007. 
  49. ^ "Viktoria Schnaderbeck: Vollprofi und Vorzeigemodel" [Viktoria Schnaderbeck: Full pro and showpiece model] (in German). krone.at. 27 November 2014. 
  50. ^ ""Spieler der Herbstrunde" VI - Pascal Stöger" ["Player of the Autumn Season" VI - Pascal Stöger] (in German). krone.at. 14 December 2011. 
  51. ^ "Interesse an jüngstem “Wiesel”" [Interest in the Youngest "Weasel"] (in German). vol.at. 25 May 1999. 
  52. ^ "Peter Zulj: "Ich will in Roberts Fußstapfen treten"" [Peter Zulj: "I want to follow in Robert's footsteps"] (in German). sportnet.at. 15 February 2014. 
  53. ^ NFT
  54. ^ "Hleb brothers play for Belarus". http://www.conti-online.com/. 27 May 2005. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  55. ^ "Villa should make a family transfer for Benteke replacement". sbnation.com. 10 April 2014. 
  56. ^ Boussu-Dour
  57. ^ "Thorgan Hazard - younger brother of Chelsea star Eden - stepping out of sibling shadow to shine at Zulte Waregem". The Daily Telegraph (London). 26 April 2013. 
  58. ^ "Broer van Kompany traint mee bij STVV" [Kompany's brother trains along with him at STVV] (in Dutch). 
  59. ^ van Leeuwen, Gerrit. "McLeish eyes Mpenza brothers". Sky Sports (British Sky Broadcasting). Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  60. ^ "FIFA clears Switzerland's Izet Hajrovic to switch international duty to Bosnia-Herzegovina". neurope.eu. 13 August 2013. 
  61. ^ "Wie sich Carl-Zeiss-Kicker Landeka aufs Derby vorbereitet" [How Carl Zeiss player Landeka prepares for derby] (in German). Thüringer Allgemeine. 21 July 2011. 
  62. ^ "Zemir i Edin kao Zinedin!" (in Croatian). sport.ba. 8 May 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  63. ^ "Dzeko-Cousin weiterhin Streitthema zwischen Köln und Schalke" [Dzeko cousin still controversial issue between Cologne and Schalke] (in German). 17 June 2009. 
  64. ^ "SCP-Held Vrancic: Der große Bruder hat es vorgemacht" [SCP-Hero Vrancic: The elder brother led the way] (in German). bundesliga.de. 14 May 2014. 
  65. ^ GU signs Noah Maposa
  66. ^ "Borussia Dortmund sign Leonardo Bittencourt". Borussia Dortmund. 1 December 2011. 
  67. ^ Ademir da Guia
  68. ^ a b c Pais e filhos no futebol (in Portuguese)
  69. ^ Leonardo Fernandes -son of Carlos, who played professionally in Brazil
  70. ^ "Dritter Bruder im Revier: Cacá verstärkt den MSV" [Third Brother in the Ruhr Area: Cacá strengthens the MSV] (in German). Rheinische Post. 23 July 2003. 
  71. ^ Richarlyson: 'O irmão Alecsandro é freguês' (in Portuguese)
  72. ^ Keeping it in the family: Mazinho, Alcântara and Rafinha
  73. ^ A história de Rodrigo, filho de Adalberto, "primo" de Thiago Alcântara, sensação do Benfica
  74. ^ Utd land Brazil whizkid twins
  75. ^ "Ronny vs. Raffael - The Brothers from Brazil". bundesliga.com. 17 October 2013. 
  76. ^ "Life as third goalkeeper: Juve chose Rubinho, Leali to Lanciano". advarsitysports.com. 6 October 2012. 
  77. ^ Footballeurs Burkinabè : Des talents repartis à travers l’Europe
  78. ^ Footballeurs Burkinabè : des espoirs repartis à travers l’Europe
  79. ^ "Alain Traore returns for Burkina Faso to face Algeria". BBC Sport. 7 November 2013. 
  80. ^ "Im Schatten des großen Bruders" [In the Shadows of the Elder Brother] (in German). Salzburger Nachrichten. 7 February 2012. 
  81. ^ U-17 : 26 Lionceaux pour l’UNIFFAC
  82. ^ "Matip: We need to move forward". FIFA. 20 December 2011. 
  83. ^ EHC Biel Article
  84. ^ Nécrologie : Un footballeur camerounais meurt en Grèce[dead link]
  85. ^ "West Ham sign Alex Song on season-long loan from Barcelona". The Guardian. 30 August 2014. 
  86. ^ a b c Like father like son in Africa
  87. ^ "Lions indomptables : Tchami le Bleu". camfoot.com. 5 February 2013. Archived from the original on 5 April 2015. 
  88. ^ Nelson, Mark (15 February 2013). "Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair on Portland: "I consider it home."". Portland Thorns FC. Retrieved 23 February 2013. When Sinclair was looking around at colleges, there was already an inclination to head down to Portland because her uncle, former NASL Timbers player Brian Gant lived in town. Sinclair’s other uncle Bruce, Brian’s brother, also suited up for the NASL Timbers. 
  89. ^ Varsity Boys' Soccer — At Toronto[dead link]
  90. ^ "Queens Park Rangers’ Canadian winger Junior Hoilett on Toronto FC, relegation battles and more". nbcsports.com. 28 January 2015. 
  91. ^ 218 Toronto High School Athletes of the Year
  92. ^ Canada Soccer - Massimo Mirabelli
  93. ^ Jordan Ongaro - Canada Soccer
  94. ^ Canada Soccer Profile[dead link]
  95. ^ Young Canadians continue to pursue their playing careers in other countries despite the rise of the MLS academies. Is it a worrying sign that players like Cristian Cavallini, Lucas Scorzafave, Anthony Osorio and Jerome Smith would rather head to Uruguay than sign up for Toronto FC academy?
  96. ^ Campion crowned champion
  97. ^ a b Canada Soccer Profile[dead link]
  98. ^ Hoofdklasse C zaterdagamateurs seizoen 2010/11
  99. ^ Rodrigue N'Doram, le fils du bien nommé - 20minutes.fr
  100. ^ Santiago Bedoya harbours big dreams[dead link]
  101. ^ a b c Les frères Koné et Koutouan : des cas à part[dead link]
  102. ^ "Big Sam on:Hull City". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  103. ^ On rajeunit pour faire mieux[dead link]
  104. ^ Football : Ses familles qui font vivre le ballon rond ivoirien[dead link]
  105. ^ Steve Gohouri empfiehlt Cousin Joël Damahou
  106. ^ La famille Kalou : tous au premier plan[dead link]
  107. ^ La famille Kéïta : comme une affaire d’héritage[dead link]
  108. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "World Cup Trivia - Fathers, Sons and Brothers, Uncles and Nephews". RSSSF. 2 October 2014. 
  109. ^ "Gabric injured in car crash". ESPN FC. 24 May 2011. 
  110. ^ Wie sich Carl-Zeiss-Kicker Landeka aufs Derby vorbereitet Thüringer Allgemeine. 13 March 2012.
  111. ^ Mamićev brat hajdukovac: Ne volim medije kao braća 4 February 2015
  112. ^ Bobic, Mandzukic: Rivalen im Spiel, Ditzinger im Herzen
  113. ^ "Supermarijos Leidenschaft für Grönemeyer und PC-Fußballmanager" [Super-Marijo's Passion for Grönemeyer and Football Manager Games] (in German). VfL Bochum. 25 January 2004. 
  114. ^ "Former Croatian Youth International Alen Pamic (23) Tragically Dies". croatiaweek.com. 22 June 2013. 
  115. ^ "Celia Okoyino da Mbabi heißt jetzt Celia Sasic" (in German). Rheinische Post. 12 August 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  116. ^ "Andis Shala kommt aus Schottland" [Andis Shala arrives from Scotland] (in German). kicker.de. 11 July 2011. 
  117. ^ "Sharbini Brothers to Hajduk". croatiansports.com. 14 August 2009. 
  118. ^ "Dario Simić is Minifootball Ambassador in Croatia". eurominifootball.com. 11 June 2012. 
  119. ^ Klein-Suker kriegt jetzt von Magath Zucker
  120. ^ "Filip Tapalovic wird neuer Co-Trainer der Löwen" [Filip Tapalovic Becomes New Assistant Coach of the Lions] (in German). tz.de. 9 April 2014. 
  121. ^ Swansea sign youngsters Gregor Zabret and Alex Gogic
  122. ^ "Poland push for more Czech success". UEFA. 9 January 2012. 
  123. ^ "UEFA-Pokal: Karel Jarolim freut sich auf's Duell gegen den HSV" [UEFA-Cup: Karel Jarolim is looking forward to match against HSV] (in German). Die Welt. 3 December 2008. 
  124. ^ "“I’m proud of Michal”". Bayer 04 Leverkusen. 11 November 2011. 
  125. ^ "A national hero". Sportstar. 4 August 2007. 
  126. ^ a b c d e f g h "Prominente Väter, talentierte Kinder: Teil 3" (in German). Soccer Warriors. 18 January 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  127. ^ Going is tough in second tier: Kaz
  128. ^ Bees land Argyle winger – Bolasie, cousin of former Newcastle ace Tresor Lomana Lua Lua, joined Argyle last summer
  129. ^ Kandol glad to be back in the thick of it – But Kandol returned with a bang against the Hornets, celebrating both goals with the backflip routine famously utilised by his cousin Lomana Lualua.
  130. ^ Äntligen dags för seriepremiär[dead link]
  131. ^ Mandanda's dynasty
  132. ^ "Kuyangana Makukula :: Kuyangana Makukula :: :: Estatísticas :: Títulos :: Palmarés :: Histórico :: Golos :: Jogos :: Notícias :: Videos :: Fotos". zerozero.pt. 1966-04-17. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  133. ^ "Ein Belgier mit dänischem Fußballer-Herz" [A Belgian with a Danish Footballer's Heart] (in German). aachener-nachrichten.de. 16 June 2012. 
  134. ^ "Flindt-Bjerg ny cheftræner i Thisted" (in Danish). bold.dk. 7 January 2014. 
  135. ^ "Bremen meets Dortmund". sbs.com.au. 14 November 2012. 
  136. ^ Kaagh vil have gang i karrieren
  137. ^ "The peerless prince of Denmark". FIFA. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  138. ^ "Mølby ny cheftræner i Horsens" (in Danish). avisen.dk. 6 July 2009. 
  139. ^ Viktor Fischer - FC Midtjylland
  140. ^ "Landsholdsdatabasen spiller information". Dbu.dk. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  141. ^ "Yin und Yang im Ruhrpott" (in German). spiegel.de. 14 May 2001. 
  142. ^ Moxley, Neil (8 May 2013). "Kasper growing irritated by constant comparisons to famous father Peter". Daily Mail. 
  143. ^ "Magnus Troest: OB får det svært" (in Danish). bold.dk. 27 August 2009. 
  144. ^ Rene Adler ist der geerdete Fußball-Star
  145. ^ Hallescher FC: Ein Sechser in der Warteschleife
  146. ^ Doppelter Kurbjuweit beim Jenaer Trainingsauftakt
  147. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Prominente Väter, talentierte Kinder: Teil 1" (in German). Soccer Warriors. 2 July 2007. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  148. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Prominente Väter, talentierte Kinder: Teil 2" (in German). Soccer Warriors. 18 January 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  149. ^ F.C. HANSA ROSTOCK e.V. - Tom Weilandt
  150. ^ Naughton, Philippe; Sage, Adam (25 January 2004). "Only instance of three footballing brothers playing for England". London: www.timesonline.co.uk. Retrieved 10 February 2008. 
  151. ^ "Doncaster match preview". www.whifc.com. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  152. ^ "Ronnie says Wallace will be worth the wait". The Sheffield Star. 22 August 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2014. 
  153. ^ "Kenny Brown". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  154. ^ "Huddersfield sign Manchester City's Harry Bunn on loan". BBC Sport. 28 November 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  155. ^ Kent, Jeff (December 1991). Port Vale Tales: A Collection Of Stories, Anecdotes And Memories. Witan Books. p. 10. ISBN 0-9508981-6-3. 
  156. ^ Leitch, Adam (3 March 2010). "Alan Pardew thinks Southampton will need some luck to make play-offs". Southern Daily Echo. Newsquest. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  157. ^ "Clive Charles". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  158. ^ "Knight who led the charge for Ramsey's England". FIFA. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  159. ^ "Harry Clayton tips brother Max to play for England". BBC Sport. 8 December 2011. 
  160. ^ Williams, Richard (10 January 2009). "Nigel Clough, new manager of Derby County, keeps his message streamlined and simple". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  161. ^ "City starlet Cole in search of first silverware". http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/. M.E.N Media. Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  162. ^ "Stockport County snap up defender Joe Connor". BBC Sport. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  163. ^ Stoke City 101 Golden Greats. Desert Islands Books. 2002. ISBN 1-874287554. 
  164. ^ Viner, Brian (5 May 2010). "Michael Dawson: 'I knew Harry believed in me, even when I was out of the side'". independent.co.uk (London: The Independent). Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  165. ^ "Anthony Edgar". www.whufc.com. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  166. ^ "Doughty admits his frustration at lack of signings, but says Forest are keen to add". Nottingham Post. 22 October 2010. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  167. ^ Hemmings, Mark (22 January 2010). "England and Everton football ace Natasha Dowie to visit Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield". whtimes.co.uk (Welwyn Hatfield Times). 
  168. ^ Glanville, Brian (16 August 2000). "Benny Fenton". The Guardian. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  169. ^ Jones, Chris (21 June 2002). "Rio Ferdinand: The silver lining". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 October 2013. </