1887 in association football

Summary

List of years in association football
Programme for an 1887 game: The Wednesday v. Blackburn Rovers.

The following are the events of 1887 in association football.

Events

Clubs founded in 1887

 Argentina
La Plata GFC
 Denmark
Odense BK
 Republic of Ireland
Athlone Town
 England
Barnsley
Blackpool
Cheltenham Town F.C.
Lowesoft Town
Weston-super-Mare
Witton Albion
Wycombe Wanderers
 Germany
Hamburger SV
 Portugal
Academica
 Sweden
Örgryte IS

Domestic cups

Nation Tournament Winner Runner-up
England England 1886–87 FA Cup Aston Villa West Bromwich Albion
Ireland Ireland 1886–87 Irish Cup Distillery Limavady
Scotland Scotland 1886–87 Scottish Cup Hibernian Dumbarton
Wales Wales 1886–87 Welsh Cup Druids Davenham

International tournaments

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Scotland (C) 3 3 0 0 9 3 +6 6
2  England 3 2 0 1 13 3 +10 4
3  Ireland 3 1 0 2 5 12 −7 2
4  Wales 3 0 0 3 1 10 −9 0
Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) Points. The points system worked as follows: 2 points for a win and 1 point for a draw.
(C) Champion.

Births

References

  1. ^ "British Home Championship 1884–1899". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 16 April 2019.