On this day in football history - 19th October
Birthdays / Born on this day - 19th October
- 19th October 1921 - Gunnar Nordahl. Powerful & prolific, the Swede won five Capocannoniere awards at Milan in the 1950s, scoring 210 goals in 257 games for the Rossoneri.
- 19th October 1927 - Hans Schäfer. One-club man for 1. FC Köln.
- 19th October 1954 - Sam Allardyce.
Football Events - 19th October
- 19th October 1974 - Independiente beat São Paulo in a play-off to win a third Copa Libertadores in a row, their fifth Copa Libertadores title overall.
- 19th October 1993 - Jeremy Goss became a Norwich City legend as they beat Bayern Munich 2:1 in the UEFA Cup at the Olympiastadion. They were the only British team to beat 1. FC Köln in the Olympic Stadium.
Football Photos - 19th October