1992 in association football
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The following are some of the association football events of the year 1992 throughout the world.
- May 5 – A provisional tribune crashes in the Stade Armand Cesari in Bastia, Corsica during the semifinal of the Coupe de France between Bastia SC and Olympique de Marseille. Eighteen people die, while 2.300 fans get injured.
- May 9 – Liverpool wins 2–0 over Sunderland to claim the FA Cup.
- June 17 – The Copa Libertadores is won by São Paulo FC after the defeat of Newell's Old Boys 3–2 via a penalty shootout after a final aggregate score of 1–1.
- June 26 – In Euro 1992, Denmark surprisingly won 2–0 over Germany at Nya Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden.
- June 30 – Due to financial problems Dutch club FC Wageningen is disestablished, after having played its last match one month earlier against NAC Breda in the Eerste Divisie.
- France wins the right to host for a second time the Football World Cup in the year 1998: Football World Cup 1998
- July 10 – The Major Indoor Soccer League ceases operation after 14 seasons in the United States.
- September 9 – Dick Advocaat makes his debut as the manager of Dutch national team, as the successor of Rinus Michels, with a 2–3 friendly defeat against Italy in Eindhoven.
- October 14 – Marco van Basten makes his last appearance for the Dutch national team, earning his 58th cap against Poland. Gerald Vanenburg (42nd) and Berry van Aerle (35th) also play their last match for the Dutch, while Arthur Numan makes his debut in the World Cup qualifier in De Kuip, Rotterdam.
- December 12 – São Paulo FC wins the Intercontinental Cup in Tokyo, Japan by defeating Spain's FC Barcelona (1–2). Raí scores twice for the Brazilians.
Winner club national championships
- Denmark – Lyngby BK
- England – Leeds United
- France – Olympique de Marseille
- Germany – VfB Stuttgart
- Republic of Ireland - Ireland – Shelbourne
- Italy – A.C. Milan
- Portugal – FC Porto
- Scotland: For fuller coverage, see 1991-92 in Scottish football.
- Sweden – AIK
- Bolivia Bolivia – Bolívar
- Brazil Brazil – Flamengo
- Ecuador Ecuador – El Nacional
- Paraguay Paraguay – Cerro Porteño
- African Cup of Nations in Senegal (January 12 – 26 1992)
- UEFA European Football Championship in Sweden (June 10 – 26 1992)
- Baltic Cup in Liepāja, Latvia (July 10 – 12 1992)
- Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain (July 24 – August 8, 1992)
National team results
Main article: Kazakhstan national football team 1992
Main article: Estonia national football team 1992
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- The men's national senior squad didn't play any matches in 1992
Main article: Ecuador national football team 1992
- Ladybugs (film) (USA)
- 6 January: Nika Dzalamidze, Georgian international footballer
- 6 January: João Leithardt Neto, Brazilian international footballer (died 2015)
- 13 January: Santiago Arias, Colombian international footballer
- February 17 – Delio Morollón (54), Spanish footballer
- February 24 – August Lešnik (77), Croatian footballer
- September 12 – Emilio Recoba, Uruguayan defender, last surviving winner of the 1930 FIFA World Cup. (88)
- September 16 – Larbi Ben Barek (78), Moroccan-French footballer
- December 1 – Anton Malatinský (72), Slovak football player and coach