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  1984 European Football Championship - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Image:Euro 84.jpgThe 1984 European Football Championship (Euro 84) final tournament was held in France.
It was the 7th edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and endorsed by UEFA.
The final tournament took place between June 12 and June 27, 1984.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/EURO_84   (301 words)

  
  European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the rugby league competition see Rugby League European Nations Cup.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Football_Championship   (306 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Kenny Dalglish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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.
He coached them to their first-ever "double" — winning the League Championship (Dalglish actually scored the winner in a 1-0 vicory over Chelsea to secure the title on the final day of the season) and FA Cup in the same season — in his first season, 1985-86.
Chelsea Football Club (also known as the Blues, previously known as the Pensioners, a reference to the Chelsea pensioners), founded in 1905, is a Premier League football team that plays at Stamford Bridge football ground in South west London.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kenny-Dalglish   (2542 words)

  
 1984 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1984 European Football Championship (Euro 84) final tournament was held in France.
It was the 7th edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and endorsed by UEFA.
The final tournament took place between June 12 and June 27, 1984.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1984_European_Football_Championship   (189 words)

  
 Danish Football
Football is a national sport in Denmark and when the All-Denmark team plays important matches, the streets are deserted.
Football was introduced in 1879 by Copenhagen Ball Club (Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, KB), established in 1876 and Europe‘s oldest football club outside Great Britain, and the first actual football match on Danish soil took place in 1883.
A remarkable offshoot of the football schools was created in 1997 when a Danish aid organisation, in connection with its relief work in the former Yugoslavia, introduced the football school concept in its work with children and young people across national, religious and cultural barriers.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/FactsheetDenmark/DanishFootball/html/chapter01.htm   (2658 words)

  
 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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 England national football team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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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 2004 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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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 Roy of the Rovers.com - The Official Roy of the Rovers Website
European Championship 1984, European Cup Winners Cup 1984, European Super Cup 1984, European Cup 1985, European Footballer of the Year 1983, 1984, 1985, World Footballer of the Year 1985.
After retiring he concentrated briefly on commercial interests and TV work until he was persuaded to become national manager in 1987 and took France to the finals of the 1992 European Championship.
Michel was quite simply the greatest football achiever of his generation, a French Roy of the Rovers and a great ambassador for the beautiful game.
www.royoftherovers.com /halloffame/platini.htm   (673 words)

  
 MICHEL PLATINI - International Football Hall of Fame
Michel Platini is only the second player (after Johan Cruyff) to win three European Footballer of the Year awards.
In 1987 Platini was appointed the French national coach, which he relinquished after the 1992 European Championship.
Platini is recognised as the greatest scorer in the history of the French national team.
www.ifhof.com /hof/michelplatini.asp   (99 words)

  
 The Observer | Sport | Football: France: even duller than England
The situation is so extreme that Michel Hidalgo, coach of the France team that won the 1984 European Championship, has been called in to address the issue.
It has also caused Michel Platini, captain of that 1984 team, to aim criticism at the coaching culture of Jose Mourinho, who signed powerhouse France midfielder Michael Essien this summer and stated last week that his team's object was to win and that there was no 'obligation' to entertain.
Hidalgo's 1984 side gained worldwide fame for a style of free-flowing football that Platini described as the result of squeezing 'four No 10s all in midfield' - with Alain Giresse, Jean Tigana and Bernard Genghini partnering the former European footballer of the year.
observer.guardian.co.uk /sport/story/0,6903,1577765,00.html   (766 words)

  
 Michel Platini
The only player to be named European Footballer of the Year on three consecutive occasions, Platini is also a twice-winner of the World Player of the Year award, and before the start of France '98, was named, along with the above-mentioned trio, in the Mastercard World Team of the Century.
The jewel in the crown for footballing connoiseurs, of course, was the 1984 European Championship finals.
There were any number of other highlights enjoyed by one of the best passers of a football ever to grace the game, so many, in fact, that he finds it difficult to single one out.
www.ultimatenzsoccer.com /id928.htm   (1765 words)

  
 (West) Germany - World Cup, Confederations Cup and European Championship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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.
www.rsssf.com /tablesd/duit-wc-ec.html   (15115 words)

  
 East Germany - World Cup and European Championship
The V. UEFA European Football Championships 1984 in France (ITA) - The Qualifying Tournament - The Group 1 - The Fourth Match: 14.5.1983, Bern (SUI) - Wankdorfstadion.
The V. UEFA European Football Championships 1984 in France (ITA) - The Qualifying Tournament - The East German National Team (GDR) - The Scorers: 4 Goals: Joachim Streich (3 - 1) - 1 Goal: Rainer Ernst (1 - 0), Ronald Kreer (1 - 0) and Hans Richter (1 - 0).
UEFA European Football Championships 1988 in West Germany (FRG) - The Qualifying Tournament - The Group 3 - The Fifth Match: 3.6.1987, Reykjavík (ISL) - Laugardalsvöllur.
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 1984 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
See also: 1983 in sports, other events of 1984, 1985 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
August 1 - PGA Championship - Lee Trevino
Wimbledon championships - July 7 - Martina Navratilova
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1984_in_sports   (966 words)

  
 McMurry Football Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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.
www.mcm.edu /sports/football   (6336 words)

  
 The Telegraph - Calcutta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This was followed by a Bruno Bellone effort in the final minutes of the match to give France victory and their first European championship title.
At the European championships in 1984 he scored nine times (a record) to help his country secure a famous first national title on home soil.
Jean Tigana was a vital cog in the high-octane French machine that raced across the football landscape in the mid-1980s, winning a European championship in 1984 and coming within a whisker of World Cup glory.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040602/asp/sports/story_3322400.asp   (1280 words)

  
 The Football Association of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In the 1968 European Championships qualifiers, Spain again proved an insurmountable obstacle for Ireland.
John Giles became Ireland's first ever player-manager before the 1976 European Championship qualifiers, but the side again failed to qualify from their group after, again, losing out to the Soviet Union.
The 1984 European Championship qualifiers didn't go much better, as Ireland lost to both Spain and Holland, though they did record their record victory, an 8-0 win over Malta at Dalymount Park.
www.fai.ie /history.asp?hlid=220470   (909 words)

  
 TheFA.com - 1984 European Championship
Hosts France won their first European Championship in some style, scoring goals for fun and delighting the watching football world with their free-flowing serenity.
Platini, the European Footballer of the Year, blasted a shot past Qvist to send the Parc des Princes crowd into raptures.
The ceaseless, end-to-end football was a privilege to watch as both teams sensed their chance to win was at hand.
www.thefa.com /euro2004/History/Postings/2003/01/36687.htm   (984 words)

  
 Spain national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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)

  
 Kenny Dalglish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A prolific goalscorer, he was famous for his successes in the 1970s and 1980s,with Glasgow Celtic and with the English club Liverpool, and is widely-regarded as the greatest British player of hisgeneration.
Despite an initiallystrong performance, Dalglish's dismantling of one of the most exciting footballing sides in the Premiership lost him the supportof the fans, and he was sacked by Newcastle early in the 1997/98 season.
His most recent role to date was as Director of Football at Celtic, but he resigned after one disastrous season which sawCeltic knocked out of the Scottish FA Cup by Inverness Caledonian Thistle and finish 21 points behind their arch-rivals Rangersin the Scottish Premier League.
www.therfcc.org /kenny-dalglish-73506.html   (553 words)

  
 Kenny Dalglish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A prolific goalscorer, he was famous for his successes in the 1970s and 1980s, with Glasgow Celtic and with the English club Liverpool, and is widely-regarded as the greatest British player of his generation.
After the Heysel Stadium disaster in 1985, in the wake of the resignation of manager Joe Fagan, Dalglish became player-manager of the club; he coached them to their first-ever "double" — winning the League Championship and F.A. Cup in the same season — in his first season, 1985-86.
Despite an initially strong performance, Dalglish's dismantling of one of the most exciting footballing sides in the Premiership lost him the support of the fans, and he was sacked by Newcastle early in the 1997/98 season.
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 Michel Platini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Michel Platini (born June 21, 1955) is a former French football player, widely regarded as one of the most elegant midfielders of his generation.
Platini captained the French national team to European Championship honors in 1984, becoming the top scorer of the tournament with 9 goals.
He was voted European footballer of the year (Ballon d'or) an unprecedented three times in succession, in 1983, 1984 and 1985.
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 Euro 1976 International football championship - Winners Czechoslovakia
European Championship - Held in Yugoslavia - 1976 Winners
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.
guy-sports.com /euro2004/euro2004_1976.htm   (158 words)

  
 Euro 1972 International football championship - Winners Germany
European Championship - Held in Belgium - 1972 Winners Germany
The football competition really took off with Germany gaining revenge on England, and Belgium beating the former European Champions Italy.
Building on the previous tournament, teams in 1972 European Championship fought their way through Group matches.
guy-sports.com /euro2004/euro2004_1972.htm   (171 words)

  
 Football | Platini rejected Arsenal and Spurs
The continuing congested fixture schedule in English football was also the reason, he said, why Premiership clubs often struggled in European competition.
As a player, the midfielder led the French to their 1984 European Championship triumph, scoring nine goals - including two hat-tricks.
With Juventus, he was named European player of the year three successive times from 1983-1985, in the last year also winning the world individual crown as his Italian club won the European Cup.
football.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,5149055-103,00.html   (499 words)

  
 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | Wagering on the Euro
The team is also trying to emerge from the shadows of the 1984 European title-winners, the fabled Platini team, and make a mark of its own.
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.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2000/486/sprt1.htm   (1164 words)

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