Makita Preseason International Soccer Tournament 1989


DateHome TeamAway Team
29.07.1989Arsenal (Eng)1FC Porto (Por)0
29.07.1989Dynamo Kiev (URS)0Liverpool (Eng)2
3rd Place
30.07.1989Dynamo Kiev1FC Porto0
[Reference: 2]


Arsenal won the second Makita International Soccer Tournament in Wembley Stadium in July 1989, defeating Liverpool in the Final after the two teams had defeated FC Porto and Dynamo Kiev in the Semi-Finals.

About the Makita Tournament

The Makita Tournament was a Preseason International Soccer Tournament held at Wembley Stadium, London from 1988 to 1990, and then Highbury, Arsenal’s Home Ground in 1991.



[2] John Kelly. (1991) “Arsenal, Cont.” World Soccer. August 1991. pg. 14.


Thanks to Rose McCabe, Gabriel McCloyne, Gerry Tully, Paul Leech, Peter Lemass, Ciaran Simms, Cathal Gallagher, Paul Foley (TCD).

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Last Updated: 26 December 2020

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