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2006 In Football (soccer)


2006 In Football (soccer)

The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 2006 throughout the world.


National champions

UEFA nations

CONMEBOL nations

A = Apetura, C = Clausura

CONCACAF nations

A = Apetura, C = Clausura

CAF nations

AFC nations

International club tournaments

International tournaments

National team results





Main article: Netherlands national football team 2006


South America






  • January 7 – Gábor Zavadszky (31), Hungarian footballer
  • January 8 – Elson Becerra (27), Colombian footballer
  • January 8 – Gerrie Kleton (52), Dutch footballer
  • January 13 – Peter Rösch (75), Swiss footballer
  • January 14 – Mark Philo (21), English footballer




  • April 16 – Georges Stuber (80), Swiss footballer
  • April 18 – John Lyall (66), English manager
  • April 21 – Telê Santana (74), Brazilian manager
  • April 25 – Brian Labone (66), English footballer



  • June 9 – Shay Gibbons (77), Irish footballer
  • June 24 – Jean Varraud (85), French footballer and manager



  • August 1 – Ferenc Szusza (82), Hungarian footballer
  • August 15 – Faas Wilkes (82), Dutch footballer
  • August 20 – Oscar Miguez (78), Uruguayan footballer
  • August 24 – Mokhtar Ben Nacef (80), Tunisian footballer
  • August 31 – Mohamed Abdelwahab (23), Egyptian footballer





  • December 15 – Alessio Ferramosca and Riccardo Neri (17), Italian footballers
  • December 31 – Ya'akov Hodorov (79), Israeli footballer

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