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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.
From 1980 eight teams competed and from 1996 sixteen teams played in the tournament.
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 1980 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1980 European Football Championship (Euro 80) 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.
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 1980 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
See also: 1979 in sports, other events of 1980, 1981 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
October 2- Larry Holmes defeats Muhammad Ali by a knockout in round eleven to retain boxing's WBC world Heavyweight title, in what would be Ali's last world title bout.
November 25- In The No Más Fight, in Montreal, Quebec, Sugar Ray Leonard recovers the WBC's world Welterweight championship with an eight round technical knockout of Roberto Duran.
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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.
www.24carat.co.uk /1996twopoundsbrassfootball.html   (1160 words)

 European Championship 2000 - Statistics
The idea of the European Championships was first though of in 1927 by Henri Delaunay.
Delaunay was the head of the French Football Federation when he told people his idea, but the fact that the World Cup was being thought of was more important.
When UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) was set up Delaunay became the general secretary.
www.cn174world.co.uk /euro2000/history.html   (579 words)

 History of UEFA European Championship
The groundwork for a European national-team competition began in 1956, two years later the first European Nations' Cup, now known as the UEFA European Championship, was under way.
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 for 1968.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2004-06/03/content_336219.htm   (597 words)

 2004 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
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 England national football team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The England national football (soccer)football team is organised under the auspices of The Football Association, the governing body for football in England, and represents England (not the whole United KingdomUK) in international football competitions, such as the Football World CupWorld Cup and the European Football ChampionshipEuropean Championships.
The team qualified for the Football World Cup 20022002 World Cup (held in Japan and South Korea) in a tense finale on the 6 October, 2001, with the final goal which gave them the much-needed draw against Greece national football teamGreece coming from David Beckham in the dying seconds of the game.
Frustration at the lack of Premiership football for two whole weeks but more pointedly anger at the risk of injury to key players called into squads by their respective national football associations.
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 Euro 1980 International football championship - Winners Germany
European Championship - Held in Italy - 1980 Winners Germany
The hosts so nearly made the final itself, but perhaps football was better served when the more attacking Belgium made it through.
For the football semi finals, the 8 qualifying teams were placed in two groups.
guy-sports.com /euro2004/euro2004_1980.htm   (137 words)

 Spain national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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)

 Guardian Unlimited Football | News | Championship Playoffs: Burley calls on spirit of Clough
Clough was appointed Rams chief in 1967 and took the club to the old Division Two title in 1969 and then the top-flight crown in 1972, their first League championship.
Derby made the semi-finals of the European Cup 12 months later, but a bitter dispute with the board precipitated the resignation of Clough and his assistant Peter Taylor later in the year.
While the season finished on a sour note for Forest, relegated to English football's third tier, Derby are in with a chance of returning to the Premiership and travel to Preston today in the first leg of their play-off semi-final.
football.guardian.co.uk /News_Story/0,1563,1484432,00.html   (477 words)

 McMurry Football Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He enjoyed a 10-year professional career in the Canadian Football League with the Saskatchewan Roughriders as as an offensive guard/place kicker, and he was inducted into the team's Plaza of Honor in 1992.
He lettered three years in football and was team captain in 1958, was chosen all-district in 1957, all-area and all-state in 1958.
He lettered two years in football, was all-conference linebacker, was elected team captain, and lettered one year in baseball.
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 1960 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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)

 SI.com - Soccer - European Championship grows from humble roots - Tuesday June 8, 2004 8:42PM
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.
By 1968 the name was changed from the Nations Cup to the European Championship.
In 1972, Germany won the European Championship and then won on the subsequent 1974 World Cup.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2004/soccer/06/09/euro.past   (1002 words)

 Netherlands Football -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
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 TheFA.com - 1980 European Championship
Tony Woodcock goes close against Italy as England 1-0 in the European Championship.
There was a slight change to the 1980 European Championship Finals - UEFA decided that eight rather than four teams would qualify.
From the two groups of four there would not be semi-finals but rather the group runners-up would meet in a play-off for third place, whilst the group winners competed for the trophy.
www.thefa.com /euro2004/History/Postings/2003/01/36686.htm   (494 words)

 (West) Germany - World Cup, Confederations Cup and European Championship
UEFA European Football Championships 2000 in Belgium (HOL) and the Netherlands (HOL) - The Qualifying Tournament - The Group 3 - The Fourth Match: 31.3.1999, Nürnberg (GER) - Frankenstadion.
UEFA European Football Championships 2000 in Belgium (HOL) and the Netherlands (HOL) - The Qualifying Tournament - The Group 3 - The Sixth Match: 4.9.1999, Helsinki (FIN) - Olympiastadion.
UEFA European Football Championships 2000 in Belgium (HOL) and the Netherlands (HOL) - The Qualifying Tournament - The Group 3 - The Seventh Match: 8.9.1999, Dortmund (GER) - Westfalenstadion.
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 HP d.d.- Stamps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
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Having just won the first five editions of the UEFA European Cup, he hoped to extend his side's hegemony to the whole of planet football, a master plan that initially succeeded when Real won the opening edition.
For the Europeans, the trips to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay all too frequently descended into chaos due to occasionally lax security measures, concerns which prompted clubs such as Ajax Amsterdam, Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Nottingham Forest to stay at home.
Since its rebirth as the Toyota Cup in 1980, the old Intercontinental Cup has acquired a universal media dimension, a transformation achieved by respecting the unity of time and place that makes football the most popular televised sport, whilst at the same time allowing for the constraints of an increasingly packed calendar.
www.fifa.com /en/news/feature/0,1451,104680,00.html?articleid=104680   (758 words)

 Albanian football   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is one of the weakest members of UEFA and has never advanced to the finals of any major international competition.
Football World Cup 1966 - Did not qualify
Football World Cup 1970 - Did not enter
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 KENNY DALGLISH - International Football Hall of Fame
Celtic had won the European Cup before he had arrived at the club and Dalglish wanted the chance not just to savour European football, but to be where there was a real chance of success.
And when Liverpool met Hamburg in the European Super Cup, Dalglish totally exorcised the ghost of his predecessor, running the game as Keegan and his new team-mates were tormented with a 6-0 defeat.
Liverpool retained the Championship in 1979-80, won the League Cup four years in a row between 1980-81 and 1983-84 and then topped everything by winning a hat-trick of Championships in 1981-82, 1982-83 and 1983-84.
www.ifhof.com /hof/dalglish.asp   (3006 words)

 Euro 1976 International football championship - Winners Czechoslovakia
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)

 Schuster in German National
For the football experts in Germany, the contribution of Bernd for the german national is nothing comparing the future they imagined.
A new generation of german footballers was ready to relieve the World Champions of 1974.
Germany lost European Cup 1984 and the new national trainer BECKENBAUER not agree with Bernd and Gaby the participation of Schuster in World Cup Mexico 1986 even Bernd was European Bronze Balloon 1985.
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 Xtratime Community - Croatia-Hungary 2012?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The deadline for bids is January 31 and European soccer's governing body UEFA will then draw up a short-list of three candidates in November before announcing the host country in December 2006.
Ten national football associations, involved in eight bids, are starting out on the road which they hope will end in them hosting the UEFA European Championship finals in 2012.
UEFA said that the associations of Azerbaijan, Greece, Italy, Romania, Russia and Turkey had informed the European governing body that they were interested in making solo bids for the event, while Croatia/Hungary and Poland/Ukraine are going for joint bids.
www.xtratime.com /forum/showthread.php?t=151756   (1032 words)

 Aberdeen Football Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Professional football in Scotland is divided up into four divisions, and for most of their history Aberdeen have played at the top level, currently referred to as the Scottish Premier League.
The low point came in 2000 when the club finished bottom of the premier league for the first time in their history, only avoiding a relegation play-off as Falkirk’s stadium did not meet the requirements to play in the top division.
There then followed back-to-back league championship wins in seasons 1983/84 and 1984/85, both times winning the league by a mammoth 7 points.
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 ESPNsoccernet.com - Euro 2004 - European Championship News
Well, the problem with analysing the fact that the Greek nation are now European champions is that there exists a possibility that you end up belittling their achievement or damning with faint praise.
In terms of European football, England's failure to have progressed beyond the semi-finals is a disgrace.
In a pulsating game that was a fine advert for European football, Michael Owen had put England ahead after three minutes with a superb finish, when he latched onto a mistake by Andrade to loop a shot over stranded goalkeeper Ricardo.
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 1976 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 final tournament took place between June 16 and June 20, 1976.
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1976_European_Football_Championship   (376 words)

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