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  Word Association Football
Word association is a psychological technique invented by Jung in which patients are asked for an immediate response to any word fired at them.
Association football is the proper name of soccer (and the origin of the word soccer incidentally).
This is a technique out a living much used in the practice makes perfect of psychoanalysister and brother and one that has occupied piper the majority rule of my attention squad by the right number one two three four the last five years to the memory.
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  Football, Association, History of - ninemsn Encarta
Football, Association, History of, historical development of the most widely played team game in the world and the most popular spectator sport, followed avidly by millions of fans.
In 1855 Sheffield Football Club (FC), the world’s oldest club, was founded, and in 1862 Notts County, the world’s oldest league club, came into existence.
The idea for the Football Association Challenge Cup (the FA Cup) came from the secretary of the FA, Charles Alcock, who proposed his plans at a meeting of the FA Committee in July 1871.
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  Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Football (soccer) is played at a professional level all over the world, and millions of people regularly go to football (soccer) stadia to follow their favourite team, whilst billions more avidly watch the game on television.
Football is generally a free-flowing game with the ball in play at all times except when the ball has left the field of play or play has been stopped by the referee.
The rules of football were codified in England by the Football Association in 1863, and the name association football was coined to distinguish the game from the other forms of football played at the time, specifically rugby football.
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 football. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Football, amateur and professional, is perhaps the most popular spectator sport in the United States, attracting a total attendance of over 40 million and watched by many more millions on television each year.
Although professional football was played as early as 1895 in Pennsylvania, it was not until 1920 that national organization began, with the formation of the American Professional Football Association at Canton, Ohio.
Canadian football is similar to the U.S. game, but the Canadian field and end zone are larger, measuring 110 yd by 65 yd (100 m by 59 m) and 25 yd by 65 yd (23 m by 59 m), respectively.
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 MILO Football - The Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1863 a number of clubs devoted to the kicking game met in London, organized the London Football Association, and adopted a code of uniform rules; this type of game was henceforth known as association football, and later soccer, a word derived from association.
Football was first played in Australia about the middle of the 19th century, based on rugby, soccer, and Gaelic football.
The Intercollegiate Football Association was dissolved in 1894, and in the same year a rules committee, dominated by the Yale graduate and football pioneer Walter Chauncey Camp, was formed by the influential eastern schools.
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 History: Birth of pro football - Pro Football Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thus pro football made its debut more than 100 years ago in comparatively obscure surroundings that could not possibly have provided the slightest clue to the world-wide popularity the sport would be destined to enjoy, particularly in the waning decades of pro football's first century.
The Allegheny football team, founded in 1890, and the Pittsburgh team, founded a year later, already were heated rivals when they met in the first of two games in the 1892 season and wound up in a 6-6 tie.
After the Pro Football Hall of Fame was opened in 1963 in Canton, further research uncovered the Pudge Heffelfinger payment by the Allegheny Athletic Association in 1892 and thus negated the Latrobe claim as the birthplace of pro football.
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 Football (soccer) at AllExperts
Football is generally a free-flowing game, with play stopping only when the ball has left the field of play, or when play is stopped by the referee.
The rules of football as they are codified today are based on mid-19th century efforts to standardise the widely varying forms of football played at the public schools of England.
The rules of football were codified in England by the Football Association in 1863, and the name association football was coined to distinguish the game from the other forms of football played at the time, specifically rugby football.
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 Portal:Association football - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent.
Football is played predominantly with the feet, but players may use any part of their body except their hands and arms to propel the ball; the exception to this is the goalkeeper, who is the only member of the team allowed to handle the ball in the field of play.
Football is played at a professional level all over the world and millions of people regularly go to a football stadium to follow their home team, whilst millions more avidly watch the game on television.
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 The Football Association Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England.
Prior to the first meeting of the Football Association in the Freemanson's Tavern in Great Queen Street, London on October 26, 1863, the were no universally accepted rules for the playing of the game of football.
The FA is responsible for the appointment of the management of the English national football team and is the governing body of the FA Premier league.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Football and the English: A Social History of Association Football, 1863-1995: Books: David Russell
A major study of the social history of football over the last 125 years written by one of the best respected historians currently working in the field.
Association football has been a central feature of English life since late in the last century.
It covers a wide range of important issues, including the relationship between soccer and the mass media; the growth of the `super club'; the status of the professional footballer; fan culture and behaviour; and the growth of women's football since 1918.
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The Football Association (England), The Scottish Football Association, The Football Association of Wales, The Irish Football Association and the Fédération Internationale de Foot-ball Association (FIFA), hereafter called associations, shall constitute the Board and each shall be entitled to be represented by four delegates.
Any confederation or other national association may forward in writing to the General Secretary of FIFA, proposals, requests or items for discussion in good time to ensure that they may be considered by FIFA and, if acceptable, forwarded to the secretary of the host association at least four weeks before the meeting.
The association hosting the Board meetings for the current year* shall, on receiving a written requisition signed by FIFA or by any two of the other member associations, accompanied by a copy of the proposals to be submitted, call a special meeting of the Board.
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 Soccer - MSN Encarta
Outside these countries the sport is commonly called football, or fútbol in Spanish-speaking countries, where the game is particularly popular.
The official name of the sport is association football.
The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is the worldwide governing body of soccer.
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 Football Constitution
Section 4: Each member of this association must pledge full support of this Constitution, and is thereby charged with the responsibility of reporting any violation of these ethical policies, in writing and signed, to the vice-presidents of his district within one week after such violation comes to the attention of the reporting member.
Section 7: Any member of this association whose name shall be so stricken from the rolls may be re-admitted to membership only with the approval of the Board of Directors and the satisfactory completion of Article V, Section 3 of this Constitution.
The official uniform of this association shall be that uniform prescribed by the Colorado Football Officials Association.
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 Early Association Football   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is still an active club affiliated to the Otago Football Association and held its jubilee in 1937.
With the presentation of the Brown Shield the need for a central authority was seen, and the New Zealand Football Association was formed in October of the same year.
The Wellington Football Association team which won the Brown Shield in 1906.
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 Football Players, American Football, Football Games, Football Helmets, Oklahoma Football, Football Tournaments, ...
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football association The most lasting until the most nights while letting her.
football players It was a size of a mother though she had.
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 Football - NCAA Sports.com
Robinson is known as the giant of college football and especially among historically Black Colleges and Universities.
The Mountaineers defeated the Minutemen 28-17, to claim their second straight Division I Football Championship.
Mount Union won its second straight NCAA Division III Football Championship on Dec. 16, its ninth overall, as the Purple Raiders defeated the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, 35-16.
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 Professional Football Researchers Association- Pro Football History
The PFRA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and, in some cases, reconstructing professional football history.
Each issue is 24 pages crammed with pro football history: articles on great players, teams, and games of the past (and some not-so-great), occasionally a stat article, some opinion, and organization news.
Years ago, the Annual was used for articles too long for the Corner, but as the magazine grew, the Annual was used for specialized publications like Down Payments, a history of pro football in Akron from 1896 through 1930, a complete summary of the 1923 season.
www.footballresearch.com   (442 words)

 Amazon.com: Football Offenses & Plays: Books: American Football Coaches Association,Bill Mallory,Don Nehlen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Football Offenses & Plays presents all of the popular offensive systems used today as well as tactical advice for play calling in each of four areas of the field.
Through annual publications and several newsletters, the association keeps members informed of the most current rule changes and proposals, proper coaching methods, innovations in techniques, insights on coaching philosophy, and business conducted by the board of trustees and AFCA committees.
Indeed, one of the goals of the association is to build a strong coalition of football coaches—Team AFCA—who speak out with a unified voice on issues that affect the sport and profession.
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 ND Football 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This web page is the main source of information from the Alumni Association about activities planned for home and away games this season.
The Notre Dame Alumni Association and Athletic Department are partnering to bring the alumni and fans of Notre Dame another exciting bowl game experience at the 2006 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
On October 29th, Coach Charlie Weis signed an extension to his contract with Notre Dame to coach football through 2015.
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 Chaska Area Football Association - Privacy Policy
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 YouTube - Harry Enfield: Association Football
Soccer is the only game that claims to be football with almost no ball on foot.
Soccer corrupted the concepts of football until it was no longer football.
Oh and for the record, poms invented the word soccer because in the north, rugby was simply football, so they needed another word.
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With classes ranging from “The structuring of Statutes”, “Understanding FIFA’s Financial Aid programme”, to Futsal and Women’s football development, the BVI FA is now is a better position to provide enhanced football provision for the population of the BVI.
A meeting for clubs is scheduled to be held at the Football Associations’ head office on Wednesday 14th December 2005 at 6pm.
The General Secretary of the BVI Football Association has announced an important meeting of all clubs on Wednesday 14 December.
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 Gibraltar Football Association
In 1895 there was sufficient interest in football within the local community for the Gibraltar Civilian Football Association to be formed.
The Association is one of the ten (possibly sixth) oldest football associations in the world.
In October 1907 the Gibraltar Civilian Football Association began its first ever league competition for local teams.
www.gfa.gi   (102 words)

 National Womens Football Association
The Minnesota Vixen™, members of the original 1999 Barnstorming Tour and one of two original teams in the Women’s Professional Football League, are excited about their move to the NWFA.
The modern era of women’s football began in Minnesota in 1999, and it would be fantastic to bring home a championship in 2008,”; said Jodi “Moose” Benson Houglum, director of marketing for the team.
They are one of the finest organizations in women's football and have a rich and long history.
www.womensfootballassociation.com   (632 words)

 Mesquite Pee Wee Football Association
Flag football is played by 4, 5 and 6 year olds.
While there is no league rule about minimum playing time per player, the league does have a by-law that any coach that continually fails to make a reasonable effort to give all players playing time can be brought before the league officials to explain themselves on this issue.
We are collecting email addresses and web page url's for other youth football team organizations and would be glad to share information with you.
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