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Football Manager was in the beginning developed by Kevin Toms for the ZX Spectrum in 1982 and was to beginning a whole new literary genre of computer game: the football management simulation.
Football Manager 3 was poorly experienced, seen by many as an endeavor to cash-in on the premature successes with a sub-standard game, and as a consequence the series came to an end.
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 Continental Football League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Continental Football League was an American football league played in North America from 1965 through 1969.
It had hoped to be the "major force" in professional football outside of the National Football League and American Football League.
The teams, to reinforce the image of league autonomy, were restricted from loaning players to, or receiving optioned players from, the NFL or the AFL.
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When the National Football League and the American Football League officially became a single entity on January 1, 1970, the NFL effectively eliminated its only outside competition.
The highpoint for the league was probably when Memphis owner John Bassett signed the Miami Dolphin trio of Kiick, Csonka, and Warfield in March, 1974.
Even so, the lessons of the WFL were not learned by all and seven short years later a new league was born and in the end would suffer the same sad fate as the World Football League.
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 MidStates Football League: MSFL History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The leagues divided into two divisions in the East were the three teams from the Michigan League along with the Warriors and in the West were the three existing teams, the Force, Panthers, Mavericks and the neophyte Steelers.
In 2001 the leagues third season saw more shifting of teams, gone were the Mavericks and Force, the new additions were the Dowagiac Dawgs and Milwaukee Marauders.
This was the Thunders seventh league title in a ten-year period solidifying the team as one of the best in minor league football history.
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 Varsity Stadium
Football has always been an important part of the U of T athletic programme, and the Varsity Blues have won the Yates, Grey and Vanier Cups all in the first year of the trophies' competition.
If Varsity is a gem of a football stadium, it is equal to that as a soccer stadium, and offers superb sightlines for both sports, as well as an intimacy that is rare in modern stadia.
Varsity continues to be a useful stadium, being used for OUAA football, high school running events by the University of Toronto Schools, a few international soccer games, and summer athletic programmes.
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 orlando Florida history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The CFL (not to be confused with the Canadian Football League) was probably the most successful of the various leagues that vied with the NFL.
The league faltered in the U.S. and after 1992 was comprised solely of European teams and renamed NFL Europe.
Orlando has one other professional football team: The Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League (a modified form of football that plays in basketball-sized arenas such as the Orlando Arena, currently the T.D. Waterhouse Arena) began playing in 1991 and are the only one of the city's teams still in existence (see logo on right).
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 Professional Football Researchers Association- Pro Football History
As the league entered its fourth season it was "continental" only in that it had teams on each side of the continent.
Pro Football Weekly described it "as major-league a football game as this minor league ever produced" and "filled to the brim with drama." It was the final bloom of life for the ill-fated league and the 74-minute, 51-second contest had all the twists of an Alfred Hitchcock plot.
Born out of the demise of one league and the severe crippling of another, the Continental Football League saw its end come with the merger of the NFL-AFL in 1970.
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 Muskegon Thunder Professional Indoor Football
He went on to play semi-prefessional football from 1991-1996 for the White Lake Storm, Fruitport Blackhawks, Muskegon Blackhawks, and the West Michigan Storm.
His responsibilities were special teams coach for the whole football program, inside linebacker coach, and assistant defensive coordinator.
He played all positions on the offensive side of the ball and was nominated team captain during his senior year.
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The Continental Indoor Football League is looking to expand to K-zoo.
The CIFL is formerly known as the Great Lakes Indoor Football League.
Southwest Michigan is already home to one team in the league in the Battle Creek Crunch.
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 The Football Dept.
Not only was this league competitive, it regularly drafted the best players out of college well before the NFL draft took place.
From two of the successful leagues, the United Football League and the Atlantic Coast Football League sprang the Continental Football League, an amalgam of five teams from each of those two leagues.
The CFL was a departure with their plans for blatant big league status with all of the attendant trappings.
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 Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame
The Philadelphia Eagles originally drafted Bob Kuechenberg in the fourth round of the 1969 National Football League Draft.
Finally, in 1970, after playing seven games - five without pay - with the Chicago Owls of the semi-pro Continental Football League, the former Notre Dame lineman was inked to a free agent contract with the Miami Dolphins.
Kuechenberg, who never gave up on his dream of playing in the NFL, was working as a salesman when he signed his Dolphins contract.
www.profootballhof.com /hof/member.jsp?player_id=247   (502 words)

 Press Release - New England Surge to Begin Play
The New England Surge will play in the Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL), formerly the Great Lakes Indoor Football League, which is a professional developmental indoor football league designed to deliver fast-paced, action-packed football, at family friendly ticket prices.
CIFL Football is fast paced, bone crunching style of football, which differs from the Arena Football League (AFL) in the number of players on the field.
Indoor football is played with seven players from each team on the field at a given time, creating more space for big plays.
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league title in either of the next two seasons.
Football League in 2003 and won the league championship
Football League and posted a perfect record of 14-0.
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 Las Vegas Gridrion (American) Football Teams
The team existed from 1968-69 and was a member of the Continental Football League.
The XFL, an alternative to the mainstream National Football League (NFL), was the brainchild of Vince McMahon of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) [now World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)], and a partnership with the NBC Television Network.
One of the Outlaws' stand-out players, Rod Smart, was better known for the slogan "HE HATE ME" on the back of his jersey (supposedly a reference to his brother).
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 Mid Continental Football League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mid Continental Football League (MCFL) is a semi-pro football league the currently consisting of ten teams in the Kentucky (1), Indiana (1), Ohio (3), and Michigan (5) areas.
The MCFL is a member of the American Football Association, which serves as the national organization for non-professional leagues and teams from coast-to-coast.
The league would be split up into two teams (red and blue) and pit the best players of the league against the other.
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The origin of Semi-Pro Football in the Lafayette area began in January 1972 with the formation of the original Lafayette Generals.
The Generals that year captured the GRAFL league championship by defeating the Indianapolis Bears with a score of 25-12.
The Lions goals are to provide the City of Lafayette a quality semi-pro football program that the community can be proud of and can provide an avenue for players to continue to play the exciting game of football.
www.lafayettelions.com /history.htm   (932 words)

 Akron Vulcans
The Akron Vulcans was a professional football team from Akron, Ohio.
The team played in the Continental Football League for part of the 1967 season.
The league existed from 1965 to 1969, and its principal goal was to serve as a minor league to the National Football League and the American Football League.
www.ohiohistorycentral.org /entry.php?rec=2232   (113 words)

 The Ohio Swarm Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Ohio Swarm is a Mid-Continental Football League (MCFL) team that began in 1993 in Columbus, Ohio, dedicated to bringing entertaining and quality football to Central Ohio.
The men who play for The Swarm are mostly home-grown talent who are often overlooked because they do not follow traditional, collegiate pathways to get to the national and international football leagues.
The Ohio Swarm organization makes it possible for these intelligent and talented ball-players to "get their shot at the big leagues" by providing opportunities for our players to be noticed, while at the same time, making their education a primary focus.
www.ohioswarm.com   (166 words)

 Continental Indoor Football League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Continental Indoor Football League is a professional developmental indoor football league designed to deliver fast-paced action-packed football.
The first season was played under the "Great Lakes Indoor Football League" moniker, and it was a resounding success, with over 75,000 fans watching GLIFL games in 2006.
He believes that using his marketing talent he and Justin can bring exciting football and entertainment for the entire family to the PCCC in Springfield, IL.
www.continentalindoorfootball.com   (573 words)

 New England Football League
Without their contributions we would not be the successful league that we are.
All three of these league members went above and beyond the call of duty in helping this league be successful.
I would like to thank all of the teams and players for their dedication and hard work which makes the sport of football the best sport in the world.
www.newenglandfootballleague.com   (427 words)

 LogoServer - Football Logos - CFL - Continental Football League
This is an Akron Vulcans' logo, who were a team tabbed to play in the Continental Football League in 1967.
Note the the A and V form the shape of a football.
I am almost certain that the Cleveland Bulldogs were members of that league during at least 1961 and 1962.
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 Amazon.com: Minor League Football, 1960-1985: Standings, Statistics, and Rosters: Books: Bob Gill,Steven M. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Minor league football has enjoyed two golden eras—first in the 1930s and 1940s, and later in the 1960s and early 1970s.
The latter period began with the formation of the United Football League in 1961 and ended with the demise of the World Football League in 1975.
After that, several leagues existed, and in 1983 the United States Football League was formed.
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 Official Site of the Continental Football League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The worst scoring D in league history was the Boise Stampede of 2007 who gave up 29.4 per game for a total of 471.
He is also the league's all time leader with 170 interceptions.
His pace has slowed considerably since leaving Fargo, but he seems assured to be one of the two or three most prolific passers of all time if he can stay healthy.
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The biggest surprise in the Netscape honors, however, was the omission of the "Minor League and Semi-Pro Football Headquarters" site which lead the pack in hit counts (one of the criteria for selection), but did not get selected.
Regardless, it is a great honor for the league to be recognized this way by an extremely impartial entity as Netscape.
The Rocky Mountain Football League would like to thank Netscape.com and the many editors who review and categorize our websites and recommended the distinction for the Rocky Mountain Football League.
www.rockymountainfootball.com /rockymtn/games/websitehonors.htm   (459 words)

 Mid-continental Football League
Our league operates on dues that must be paid in full by each team prior to scheduling.
Our league is run by an executive committee made up of officers from various league teams.
MCFL and the MCFL logo are registered trademarks of the Mid Continental Football League.
www.mcfl.org /faq_main.htm   (227 words)

 Steubenville Stampede Professional Indoor Football
Steubenville, Ohio December 11, 2006— The Steubenville Stampede, a first year member of the Continental Indoor Football League (formerly the Great Lakes Indoor Football League) announced today its 2007 ticket pricing structure and dates that the general public can begin purchasing season tickets.
The Steubenville Stampede of the Continental Indoor Football League will be holding an open tryout in Pittsburgh on December 16th, 2006.
Steubenville, Ohio October 31, 2006— The Steubenville Stampede, a first year member of the Continental Indoor Football League (formerly the Great Lakes Indoor Football League) announced today its complete 2007 schedule.
www.stampedeindoorfootball.com   (277 words)

 Wayne County Rumble Professional Indoor Football
The Rumble recently completed their fourth and final open tryout leading up to their inaugural season in the Continental Indoor Football League.
Held at Pinnacle Sports just outside of Medina, the Wayne County coaching staff worked out three dozen hopefuls Sunday morning and left with the feeling that they are well on their way towards competing for a championship in their first season.
Although there are no guarantees they’ll be a part of the final team that debuts in the Continental Indoor Football League on March 24, the Rumble has signed more than a dozen players to contracts to attend their mini-camp Jan. 20-21.
www.waynecorumble.com   (434 words)

 Minor League Football News
Many players join the league to continue playing after they have ended their college and high school football careers, but it also acts as a launching point for players looking to get onto college and professional teams.
He says, "I was playing in the league and decided to create my own team because I thought we needed better organization and I could provide that." Austin says he spends 20-30 hours a week working on the team and its organization in addition to practicing and playing in the games and his regular job.
From the ashes of the 9/11 doom the Fallen Hero's of the Minor League Football Hall of Fame was born to honor all the lives that were lost, along with service men who served out country that have been lost but not forgotten.
www.minorleaguefootballnews.com   (5414 words)

 Becoming a Louisville Bull: Mid-Continental Football League playoff quarterfinals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I am a former all-American offensive lineman from Evansville Reitz (Ind.) high school who spent a season as a reserve offensive tackle at Vanderbilt University before finishing my undergraduate degree at the University of Southern Indiana.
The main obstacle I face is I am a great deal older, fatter, slower, and weaker than the last time I had on a helmet and shoulder pads.
My goal is to provide a humorous and insightful look at semi-pro football for readers to enjoy and that weekend warriors can relate to.
www.courier-journal.com /blogs/bulls/2006/09/mid-continental-football-league.html   (158 words)

 Mid Continental Football League - Home
The Mid-Continental Football League (MCFL) has announced the 2006 All Conference selections with first team, second team and honorable mention categories.
The ten-team league includes representation covering four states: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky.
The players recognized are eligible to participate in the league's annual all star game which will be held in the spring of 2007.
www.mcfl.org   (116 words)

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