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  European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The UEFA European Championship is the main football competition of the men's national football teams governed by the UEFA.
Henri came up with the idea of a European championship but died five years prior to the first tournament in 1960, and his son Pierre Delaunay was the person in charge of making the trophy.
The 1988 competition was held in West Germany, while the format from the 1984 competition was retained.
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 1988 European Football Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1988 European Football Championship (Euro 88) final tournament was held in West Germany.
It was the 8th edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and supported by UEFA.
For details concerning the qualifying phase see, 1988 European Football Championship (qualifying).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1988_European_Football_Championship   (222 words)

 World Soccer History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The football field was the length of the town, the players could have been as many as 500, the conflict continued all day long; vast numbers of windows and legs were broken, and there were even some deaths.
Football, as the embodiment of a need to communicate and to share, is one of the greatest concepts of humanity.
England, football became legal again and by the end of the 17th century it was the country's most popular sport.
www.soccernova.com /html/soccer_101/world_history.htm   (3283 words)

 MARCO VAN BASTEN - International Football Hall of Fame
It was feared, at first, that he might miss the European Championships, but not only was he the tournament's leading scorer, he was voted World Footballer of the Year, just ahead of Gullit and Rijkaard - an unprecedented sweep of the honours by players from the same club and country.
He was already European Footballer of the Year, an award he was to win three times - (1988, 1989 and 1992) - to equal the record of Cruyff and France's Michel Platini.
European Cup glory beckoned for van Basten in 1989, Milan destroying Romanian Champions Steaua Bucharest 4-0 in the final in Barcelona.
www.ifhof.com /hof/basten.asp   (1404 words)

 Europe Encyclopedia Article @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Second Crusade was announced by Pope Eugenius III, and was the first of the crusades to be led by European kings, namely Louis VII of France and Conrad III of Germany.
This extended lowland is known as the Great European Plain, and at its heart lies the North German Plain.
Important animals that live in European seas are zooplankton, molluscs, echinoderms, different crayfish, squids and octopuses, fish, dolphins, and whales.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Europe   (2963 words)

 1968 European Football Championship - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The 1968 European Football Championship final tournament was held in Italy.
This was the 3rd edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and endorsed by UEFA.
There were also some changes in the tournament's qualifying structure, with the two-legged home-and-away knock-out stage, being replaced by a group phase.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/1968_European_Football_Championship   (355 words)

 TIME Europe Magazine: Faith in Football -- July 5, 2004 | Vol. 164 No. 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There is a whole tribe of North European men, known as "groundhoppers," generally recognizable by their gray shorts, white legs and knee socks, who spend their holidays visiting little grounds around Europe and arguing about how they compare with, say, a favorite provincial Finnish stadium first spotted in 1971.
Europeans have ceased to believe in God, class divides have narrowed, and while there is now more regionalist chest thumping than ever, it is hard to be quite so fanatical about it now that countries like Spain are decentralized democracies and regions like Catalonia could choose independence if they really wanted.
Herzog says that his Basel football stadium, which he built at the same time as creating London's Tate Modern art gallery, "was the first of the new football stadia to be built by a famous architect.
www.time.com /time/europe/magazine/printout/0,13155,901040705-658294,00.html   (1614 words)

 The Sport Journal: Volume4, Number3,Summer 2001:British Soccer Superhooligans: Emergence and Establishment: 1982-2000
European police found it difficult to distinguish English soccer hooligans from normal fans, while in England police were able to identify convicted soccer hooligans, keep them under close surveillance, and prevent them from entering stadiums.
The 1988 championships, for example, were billed in the English press as "a ‘showdown' between Europe's most notorious football hooligans" (Murphy et al., 1990, p.
By defining match days and football grounds as times and places in which fighting could be engaged in and aggressive forms of masculinity displayed, the media, especially the national tabloid press, played a part of some moment in stimulating and shaping the development of soccer hooliganism (p.
www.thesportjournal.org /2001Journal/Vol4-No3/soccer-hooligans.asp   (3545 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)

 Football Violence in Europe - Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Football and the politics of carnival: An ethnographic study of Scottish fans in Sweden.
Roversi, A. (1994) The birth of the 'ultras': The rise of football hooliganism in Italy.
Sugden, J. and Bairner, A. Sectarianism and football hooliganism in Northern Ireland.
www.sirc.org /publik/fvbiblio.html   (6216 words)

 Marco Van Basten
Without European football to concentrate on in the  1991 - 1992  season Milan took Serie A  by  storm  and  reclaimed  the  Scudetto while  managing  to remain unbeaten in Serie A for the entire 34 game campaign a record unlikely ever to be broken  With 'Marco Goalo' scoring 25 goals to earn his second Capocannonere  title.
The European  Championships  in Sweden  saw  some  great attacking football from the Dutch but they went out to late entrants  and  eventual  winners  Denmark  in  a penalty shootout where Van Basten, after his customary jump, missed from the penalty spot.
Allied to this he was voted European Player  of  the  Year  for ; a record equalling third time and he was also playing his part as  Milan  smashed all unbeaten records in Serie A, a record  which  would eventually see them remain unbeaten for 58 matches.
www.barriespirit90.com /marcovanbasten.html   (1891 words)

 Hermes Phone Newsletter
Football is one of the simplest sport in the world to play.
His talent for football was apparent at an early age, as he carried a ball with him everywhere and staggered his friends by his ability to execute the most sublime pieces of skill.
His incredible footballing skills have never gone to his head and Kinas is without arrogance and combines a hardworking and diligent approach to football training with a delight in competition that is infectious.
www.hermesphone.com /newsletter/EN/june2004usa   (2354 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - Russian soccer looking to brighter future - Tuesday December 03, 2002 10:22 AM
Yashin, a member of four World Cup squads from 1958 to 1970, was also named European Footballer of the Year in 1963 and is still the only goalkeeper to have won the award.
The Russians first took up football in the late 19th century when it was brought into the country by English sailors and factory workers.
The only eastern European country to host the European finals was Yugoslavia in 1976 when the final round consisted of just four teams.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/news/2002/12/03/russia_bid   (1532 words)

 UEFA's Euro 2004 History : Euro 2004
The concept of a European championship was first mooted in the 1940's but serious discussions about it did not begin until 1958.
It was to take another two years to bring the concept to fruition and it was only saved by several countries deciding late in the piece to be part of the competition.
Renamed the European Football Championship in 1968, the tournament is now one of the most popular football competitions in the world.
www.european2004.com /History   (208 words)

 Euro 1988 International football championship - Winners Holland
Well Holland v Germany in 1988 would have proved her point.
Whilst the Semis may well provide the best football, it is always the final that people remember.
The format for the European Championship in Germany was two Quarter Final groups with the winners and runners-up progressing to the Semi Finals.
guy-sports.com /euro2004/euro2004_1988.htm   (169 words)

 Final Football Forums - Pioneer of 'Total Football' Michels dies
The term 'total football' was coined to describe how all 10 outfield players seemed comfortable and creative with the ball at a time when defenders were not generally renowned for their skills.
In 1988, a 2-0 victory over the Soviets by a Michels-led Dutch side saw them lift their first major prize - the European Championships.
'The death of the Nestor of the trainers guild, the father of Dutch football, is an enormous loss for the football world,' said the former AC Milan striker.
www.finalfootball.com /forums/showthread.php?t=9912   (861 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | Wagering on the Euro
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 1988, Holland snatched the European crown, beating the former Soviet Union 2-0.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2000/486/sprt1.htm   (1164 words)

 Ray of Inspiration - Xbox
Sports Interactive, the team responsible for developing the record breaking Championship Manager series of football management simulations published by Eidos Interactive, is extremely pleased to announce that Ray Houghton has been retained as a consultant to advise on the eagerly anticipated Championship Manager 4.
He was first capped for Ireland in 1986, and quickly became the nation’s hero, scoring the winning goals against England in the European Football Championship of 1988 and against Italy in World Cup ’94.
Championship Manager 4 is being released by Eidos Interactive on PC later this year.
news.teamxbox.com /xbox/2768/Ray-of-Inspiration   (461 words)

 Rinus Michels -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Born in Amsterdam, he is credited with the invention of "Total Football" in the 1970s.
As the Dutch national coach (1974, 1984-1985, 1986-1988, 1990-1992) he led the Netherlands to reach the final game of the 1974 World Cup and to win the 1988 European Championship.
He returned to Ajax as head coach in 1965, winning the national championship four times and the KNVB Cup three times in the next six years, and won the first of Ajax's three consecutive European Cups in 1971.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Rinus_Michels   (344 words)

 1992 European Football Championship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 1992 European Football Championship ('''Euro 92''') final tournament was hosted by Sweden.
It was the 9th edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and supported by UEFA.
In its place runner-up Denmark took part in the championship.
1992-european-football-championship.kiwiki.homeip.net   (290 words)

 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After sporadic visits by fishermen from the north and by European explorers and merchants starting in the seventeenth century, the eastern half of the continent was claimed by the British in 1770 and officially settled as the penal colony of New South Wales on 26 January 1788.
As the population grew and new areas were explored, another five largely self-governing Crown Colonies were successively established over the course of the nineteenth century.
Indigenous Australians are the first inhabitants of the Australian continent and its nearby islands, continuing their presence during European settlement.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Australia   (2161 words)

 Dutch News Digest
At halftime, however, Van Basten, the former striker for Ajax Amsterdam and AC Milan who made a fabulous goal in the 1988 European Football Championship in Germany, told the side, “…I also have gone through badly-played games.
The Dutch side entered the match on the assumptioun the Czech Republic would not have much trouble in their qualifying match against Rumania for the World Football Championship next year in Germany.
After defeating in eight innings the People’s Republic of China by 13 to 3 in the opening game on Friday of the World Baseball Championship and Sweden on Saturday by 18 to nothing in their second game, the national Dutch baseball team under Robert Eenhoorn faced on Sunday a formidable opponent in South Korea.
www.dnd.nl /showarticle.php3?newsID=15356   (499 words)

 AOL Arena -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The new arena serves both as a football ground and a concert hall.
The capacity of the stadium during club matches is 55,000 and 50,000 during international matches when the standing sections in the north grandstand are converted into seated areas.
In 1988 the European Football Championship came to West Germany.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/AOL_Arena   (911 words)

No UEFA European Football Championship question is too difficult for the Expert.
Expert: The fastest-ever goal scored at a UEFA European Football Championship finals came at UEFA EURO 2004™ when Dmitri Kirichenko netted Russia's opening goal against Greece in their 2-1 victory.
Expert: Marco van Basten scored the last goal at the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship to help the Netherlands to a 2-0 victory against the Soviet Union.
www.uefa.com /news/newsId=195545,printer.htmx   (402 words)

 Serbia Info News / EURO 2000 - POST FESTUM
Being defeated by the Netherlands 1-6 in the quarterfinals of this year's European Championship, the Yugoslav national football team has become the first team to receive 6 goals in the European Championship's match.
At this year's European Championship, the Yugoslav national football team has set an inglorious record which is unlikely to be beaten in near future.
Michael Laudrup refused to play for Denmark at the European Championship held in Sweden in 1992 because the Danish national team was subsequently included into the competition as the replacement for the Yugoslav national team which was excluded from the Championship being the victim of the U.N. sanctions.
www.serbia-info.com /news/2000-07/04/19747.html   (590 words)

 KryssTal : History of Arsenal
His proposals to number shirts and have floodlights were rejected by the football authorities.
A fourth Championship was captured in 1938 before World War II stopped competitive football for six years.
Have won the League Championship and FA Cup (The Double) in the same season (three times: 1971, 1998, 2002).
www.krysstal.com /arsehist.html   (1699 words)

 Maryland High School Football Coaches Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1961 he was a member of the First Football team at Frostburg where he played on the Varsity Squad in both 1961 and in 1962.
Patterson’s Football Championships include: Baltimore City Champions, 2001; Maryland Scholastic Association, 1976, 1989, and 1992; MSA Division Championship, 1975, 1976, 1983, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992; MPSSAA North Regional Champions, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999; MPSSAA State Semi-Finalist, 1994 and 1999; MPSSAA North Regional Finalist in 2002.
Roger was named Coach of the Year 1) in 1989 and 1992 by the Maryland State Association of Football Coaches in District 9; 2) by the Baltimore New American in 1976; and by the Baltimore Sun in 1989, 1992, and 1998.
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 UEFA Euro 2004 Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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