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  European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UEFA European Championship is the main national football competition of the UEFA nations.
Held every four years since 1960, it was originally called the European Nations Cup, changing to the name European Football Championship in 1968.
Until 1976, the host country was selected from the four finalists after they were determined through qualifying.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Football_Championship   (306 words)

 1976 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1976 European Football Championship (Euro 76) final tournament was held in Yugoslavia.
This was the 5th edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and endorsed by UEFA.
The qualifying round was played throughout 1974 and 1975 (group phase) and 1976 (quarter-finals).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1976_European_Football_Championship   (369 words)

 England national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The England national football team represents England (not the whole United Kingdom) in international football competitions such as the World Cup and the European Championships.
It is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England.
England came third in the 1968 European Championships, and were one of the favourites to win the 1970 World Cup; however, they fell in the quarter-finals to West Germany 3-2, having been 2-0 up.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/England_national_football_team   (1591 words)

 The Coca Cola Championship -- The Football League
The Coca Cola Championship -- The Football League
7-0 v Portsmouth in the 2nd Division on November 7, 1964 7 - 0 v Southampton in the 1st Division on February 2, 1974 7 - 0 v West Brom in the 1st Division on November 6, 1976
10-0 v Floriana in the European Cup Premiminary Round on September 25, 1962
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 1996 British Two Pound Football Coin
A rudimentary form of football had no doubt been played in many corners of the world since civilisation began but it is with Britain that the origins, development and standardisation of football are most strongly identified.
These early matches were a football free-for-all with perhaps hundreds taking part, the objective being to carry a ball to one end or other of the town or village but because of the lack of rules and resulting "lawlessness" (nothing new there, then!) football was sometimes banned by royal decree.
The tenth Championships began in 18994 and the preliminary matches undoubtedly witnessed all the tension and drama of the previous nine tournaments.
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 Federation Internationale de Football Association
Football's ever increasing popularity, its overwhelming attraction for the young, its growing economic, social and political impact and finally the attention that the mass media devote to it, are all factors which turn it into a tempting springboard for advertisers.
Sport, and football too, was originally a recreational activity and that is the way it should be - football in the service of society and not vice versa.
The European (UEFA) and Asian (AFC) confederations were formed in 1954, followed by the African group (CAF) in 1956, the North and Central American and Caribbean body (CONCACAF) in 1961, and the Oceania group (OFC) in 1966.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Sports/football/fifa.html   (2668 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | From the beginning
Euro 2004, which begins in Portugal on Saturday, is a football championship second only to the World Cup in importance and one that is steeped in history.
Given the effort that Henri Delaunay of the French Football Federation had put into UEFA's birth and European football, it was appropriate that the final phase of the first European Nations' Cup in 1960 should be held in France.
The European Nations' Cup became the UEFA European Football Championship in 1968.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2004/694/sp4.htm   (616 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Football Federation of then Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes was founded in Zagreb in 1919 (and admitted into FIFA), and the national team played its first international game in Antwerp in 1920.
In 1929, the country was renamed to Yugoslavia and the football association became Fudbalski Savez Jugoslavije and moved its headquarters to Belgrade.
It was one of the founding members of the UEFA and it organized the 1976 European Football Championship played in Belgrade and Zagreb.
www.alanaditescili.net /index.php?title=Yugoslavia_national_football_team   (390 words)

 2004 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly called EURO 2004, was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004.
The UEFA European Championship is a quadrennial football competition between national teams organised by UEFA, the sports governing body in Europe.
Such was the enthusiasm that overtook the Greek fans, that the ship became the symbol of the Greek victory, as Greeks where chanting "We commandeered the ship!" into the early morning hours.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/EURO_2004   (448 words)

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FIFA approved the formation of continental football associations at its Extraordinary Congress in Paris in 1953 and UEFA was duly formed on 15 of June 1954.
Given the effort that Henri Delaunay of the French Football Federation had put into UEFA and European football generally, and this tournament in particular, it was appropriate that in the summer of 1960 the first European Championship Finals — named the European Nations’ Cup — were held in France.
As a result of the break up of many of the old Eastern European countries, 48 teams entered the 1996 tournament and it was decided to change the format.
web.tiscali.it /giovaneeuropa/eng/sport/campionato.html   (361 words)

 Under-17 World Football Championship 2001
In September, Trinidad and Tobago expects to be hosting not only the world’s best young footballers, but also numerous football fans, and, last but not least, the international sporting media.
The Egypt Championship in 1997 was seen by an estimated 269 million viewers, and with the boost of the internet this number is sure to increase.
The Championship will kick off on September 14 with a grand opening ceremony LOC 2001 promises will “rival anything seen in the Caribbean so far”.
www.visittnt.com /ToDo/Sport/football   (417 words)

 BOBBY MOORE - International Football Hall of Fame
The only major domestic honour to elude him was a championship medal, a failure that was to be an enduring source of friction between him and his club manager Ron Greenwood.
Wembley was the venue, West Germany the opponents, at stake the Jules Rimet Trophy for the football championship of the World.
In 1976 he was capped by the USA for a tournament to mark their bicentenary.
www.ifhof.com /hof/moore.asp   (1871 words)

 Spain national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Spain national football team is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (Real Federación Española de Fútbol).
They won the second European Championship ever held in 1964.
Spain has greatly underachived in the World Cup, never advancing beyond the quarterfinals (they did make the final group stage in 1950), although often being touted as pre-tournament favorites.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Spain_national_football_team   (179 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- European Championship grows from humble roots
LONDON – The early years of the European championship may have lacked sophistication, but there certainly wasn't any shortage of intrigue.
Four years later, the largest crowd in championship history – 125,000 at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid –; saw the Spanish claim their only European championship, 2-1 over the Soviet Union on a winning goal by Marcellino.
In the final in Belgrade in 1976, the Germans were held to a 2-2 draw by underdog Czechoslovakia, which won on penalties when Hoeness missed an attempt and Antonin Panenka struck the winner with a soft shot right into the center of the goal, one of the finest executions of a spot kick in history.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/soccer/20040527-0135-eu-spt-soc-euro2004-formerstars.html   (947 words)

 Germany History
Given that the scale of their success in international football is unequalled in Europe and surpassed globally by only Brazil, it is strange that football grew slowly in Germany after its initial introduction by the British in the latter half of the 19th century.
Despite losing the 1976 European Championship final on penalties to Czechoslovakia, European honours were snaffled again in 1980 with a 2-1 victory against Belgium.
In footballing terms, the West had far outperformed the East, winning the 1954 FIFA World Cup and losing in the final of the 1966 edition as a prelude to their increased dominance in subsequent decades.
www.freewebs.com /euromatchtips/germany_history.htm   (942 words)

 World Almanac for Kids
The first league of professional football teams was the American Professional Football Association, formed in 1920.
In 1936 the NFL adopted the so-called Draft Rule, a system that assigned graduating college stars to the various league teams in such a way that a fair distribution of talent was assured.
Publicist Pete Rozelle was named NFL commissioner in 1960 and engineered the phenomenal growth of football for the next 29 years.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/sports/football4.html   (419 words)

 Kevin Keegan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1977, Keegan was instrumental in Liverpool's charge towards an unprecedented "treble" of League championship, FA Cup and European Cup, though he rocked the boat midway through the season when he announced his intention to leave in the summer to try his luck on foreign soil.
Although Keegan was appointed Director of Football in 1994 and agreed a new deal that tied him to the club for next 10 years, he resigned as manager of Newcastle on 8 January 1997.
For somebody who, as an impressionable 16-year-old, was told that he was too small to be a footballer, the lure of a possible call-up for World Cup duty should act as good a spur as is humanly possible.
www.infothis.com /find/Kevin_Keegan   (1985 words)

 1960 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The 1960 European Football Championship, then called the European Nations Cup, was the first edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and endoresed by UEFA.
In the final, Yugoslavia scored first, but the Soviet Union, led by legendary goalkeeper Lev Yashin, equalized in the 49th minute.
Regulation ended 1-1, and Viktor Ponedelnik scored with seven minutes left in extra time to give the Soviets the inaugurual European Championship.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1960_European_Football_Championship   (302 words)

 Netherlands Football -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
There are two divisions for professional football teams in the Netherlands: a premier division (''eredivisie'') of 18 teams and a first division (''eerste divisie'') of 19 teams.
The Netherlands national football team (known by its fans as Oranje, after their orange outfits) is one of Europe's best national teams, having won the European Championship in 1988, and having reached two consecutive World Cup finals, but losing both (1974 and 1978).
The Netherlands Antilles national football team is the national team of the Netherlands Antilles and is controlled by the Nederlands Antilliaanse Voetbal Unie.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/103/netherlands-football.html   (483 words)

 KryssTal : Football Facts and Stats
The table is colour coded for clubs becoming Champions in the season after promotion and for Championships won by Goal Average (1889 to 1976) or Goal Difference (after 1977).
This is followed by a brief history of the European Cup.
Three tables summarising the winners of the Scottish FA Cup, the Scottish League Championship and the Scottish League Cup.
www.krysstal.com /football.html   (854 words)

 Euro 1976 International football championship - Winners Czechoslovakia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
One has to say that this was probably the biggest shock in the history of European football championships.
However, there were clues that a new football talent was emerging when Czechoslovakia beat England.
Question: One football team is sometimes shown in the records as Montenegro and Serbia, what is that team also known as?
guy-sports.com /euro2004/euro2004_1976.htm   (158 words)

 Final Football Forums - Milan Mandaric   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
During his tenure as an owner of professional soccer (football) teams in the United States, Milan also served on the Executive Committee, as Vice-President of the United States Soccer Federation, assisting in that organization’s efforts to bring the World Cup to the United States in 1994.
He became American Citizen in 1976, and this is when he founded his first company, giving it a name after the region where he was born - LIKA Company.
He is a founder of the first significant football club in California, and presently he is the owner of Portsmouth City Football Club, one of the best English Division 1 clubs.
www.finalfootball.com /forums/showthread.php?t=9641   (1088 words)

 Czechoslovakia national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Czechoslovakia national football team was the national football team of Czechoslovakia.
) It was controlled by the Czechoslovak Football Association from 1922 to 1993.
The team had two runner-up finishes in World Cups (1934, 1962) and a European Championship win in 1976.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Czechoslovakia_national_football_team   (161 words)

 1980 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The 1980 European Football Championship final tournament was held in Italy.
This was the 6th edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and endorsed by UEFA.
The final tournament took place between June 11 and June 22, 1980.
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1980_European_Football_Championship   (231 words)

 HP d.d.- Stamps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The 12th European Football Championship will be staged in Portugal from the 12th of June to the 4th of July 2004.
At the European championship competitions so far it was Germany who achieved best results, having won three titles (in 1927, 1980 and 1996), and in 1976 and 1992 they played in the finals.
Jerković, wearing the colours of the former state, won the silver medal at the European championship in 1960, and was also one of the five best scorers at the final tournament in France.
www.posta.hr /markeasp/index_e.asp?brmarke=513   (827 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | Wagering on the Euro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Dutch invented the term 'total football,' and in Philip Cocu they have a quietly effective player who both embodies the concept and brings adhesion to the richly-talented team of superstars.
It is Turkey's first appearance in the European Championships while Sweden's best achievement was a semi-final berth in 1992 in which it went down 3-2 to Germany.
In the 1976 cup in Yugoslavia, the former Czechoslovakia beat West Germany 5-3 on penalties.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2000/486/sprt1.htm   (1164 words)

 Germany national football team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The German national football team is one of the most successful national football teams.
World Cup and European Championship victories up to and including the 1990 World Cup were all won by the West German team.
The 1976 Olympic Gold medal was won by the East German team.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/G/Germany-national-football-team.htm   (295 words)

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