On this day in football history - 20th October
Birthdays / Born on this day - 20th October
- 20th October 1961 - Ian Rush. The Kop legend is Liverpool's all-time leading goalscorer with 346 goals.
- 20th October 1963 - Stan Valckx. Dutch centre-back.
Football Events - 20th October
- 20th October 1905 - Galatasaray were formed.
- 20th October 1976 - Diego Maradona made his debut for Argentinos Juniors vs Talleres de Córdoba. 10 days before his 16th birthday, he became the youngest ever Primera Division player. Wearing the no.16 shirt, he famously nutmegged Juan Domingo Cabrera a few minutes into his debut.
- 20th October 1990 - The 21-man "Brawl of Old Trafford" took place between Manchester United and Arsenal. David Seaman looked on, his halo shining brightly. As a result, Manchester United were deducted one point, Arsenal two points.
- 20th October 1996 - Zidane scored first goal for Juventus.
Football Photos - 20th October