Makita Preseason International Soccer Tournament 1990


DateHome TeamAway Team
10.08.1990Sampdoria (Ita)1 (5p)Real Sociedad (Esp)1 (3p)
10.08.1990Arsenal (Eng)2Aston Villa (Eng)0
3rd Place
11.08.1990Real Sociedad1Aston Villa0
[Reference: 2]


Sampdoria, from Genoa in Italy won the 3rd Four-Team Preseason International Tournament at Wembley in July 1990, defeating Arsenal in the Final. Spain’s Real Sociedad won the 3rd Place Playoff against Aston Villa.

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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