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  English Football League
"League" football in England is organised into four divisions, the foremost being the FA Premier League, the remaining three remaining under the jurisdiction of what is legally known as simply The Football League.
The League-wide League Cup, and the FA Cup that is dominated by League teams, use a single-elimination format to determine a champion.
Professional football teams from Wales (Cardiff City, Wrexham, and Swansea City) play in the English Football League, thus largely disqualifying themselves from the UEFA club competitions, although lower teams play in the League of Wales.
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 Football in England information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Premier League was founded in 1992 after England's top clubs broke away from the Football League in a successful effort aimed at increasing their income at the expense of clubs in the lower divisions.
The FA Premier League was formed in 1992 when the top twenty two clubs in English football broke away from the football league, in order to increase their incomes and make themselves more competitive on a European stage.
English football grew wealthier and more popular than ever before, with clubs spending tens of millions of pounds on players and on their wages, which rose to over £100,000 a week for the top stars.
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 English football league system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brighton Hove and District Football League Division One
Basingstoke and District Football League Division One
Devon and Exeter Football League Intermediate Division One
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 League Cup at AllExperts
The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition.
All clubs playing in The Football League (the Football League Championship, Football League One and Football League Two), unless they are competing in the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Cup, enter at this stage and join any Preliminary Round winners.
All clubs playing in the FA Premier League, unless they are competing in the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Cup (or took part in the UEFA Intertoto Cup), as well as any clubs that may have been given a bye to this round, enter at this stage and join the First Round winners.
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 English Football - Clubs
The FA Premier League (which, for sponsorship/legal reasons, is often referred to as the Barclays Premiership in the UK and the Barclays English Premier League internationally) is a league competiton for English Football clubs located at the top of the English football league system (above The Football League), making it England’s primary football competition.
Chelsea Football Club (also known as the Blues, and the Pensioners), founded in 1905, is an English Premier League football team that plays at the Stamford Bridge football ground in south-west London.
Middlesbrough Football Club is an English football club, commonly known as The Boro, currently in the FA Premier League.
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 Football@Everything2.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The league system is divided into four divisions - the Premier League at the top, and the First, Second and Third Divisions beneath it.
While uniting countrymen, football (and the other major sports, I'm sure; football is just my handy example) has the unfortunate effect of inducing a sort of xenophobia in fans and may even awaken the old grudges.
Football, or soccer as it is sometimes know, is played on a field measuring 90 to 120 meters in length (100 to 110 m for international competition) and 45 to 90 meters in width (64 to 75 for international).
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The Australian Women’s National League (AWNL) was a conservative women’s organisation established in 1904 to support the monarchy and empire, to combat socialism, educate women in politics and safeguard the interests of the home, women and children.
The National League System, otherwise known as the football pyramid, is a comprehensive league structure for football clubs in England playing below the level of the FA Premier League and The Football League.
The National League System has a hierarchical format with promotion and relegation between leagues at different levels, and allows even the smallest club to dream of rising to the very top of the English football league system.
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 Football League
The new set-up was not called the English League as initially it hoped it too would include Scottish clubs, but these later (1890) formed their own league instead.
The complicated system of goal average (goals for divided by goals against) was replaced by the much simpler goal difference in 1975.
In 2004 the Football League decided to call its top division 'the Football League Championship' (which presumably they thought sounded better than the 'Premiership wannabes league'), thus 'elevating' the old Division 2 and 3 to 'new' Leagues 1 and 2.
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 English Premier League Fantasy Football   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Eastern Counties Football League Premier Division - The Eastern Counties League Premier Division is the highest division in the Eastern Counties League (also known under a sponsorship contract as the Ridgeons League).
The league is an English football league at Level 9 of the English football league system.
Hellenic Football League Premier Division - Hellenic Football League Premier Division is the highest division in the Hellenic Football League, an English football league covering the Thames Valley area to the west of London.
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 FA Cup | Fantasy FA Cup 2006
The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is the main "knockout" cup competition in English football, run by and named after The Football Association.
Clubs from Football League One and Football League Two are given a bye into the First Round proper in November, and Football League Championship and Premier League teams are given a bye into the Third Round, traditionally held in the first weekend in January.
As the intermediate Football League North and Football League South were of variable quality, to boost clubs' income each tie was played over two legs (one home, one away with the scores being added together to decide who went through) to increase the number of matches in the season.
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 Manchester United Fans Only   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Football Club United of Manchester (FC United of Manchester, FC United or FCUM for short) is a semi-professional English football club based in Manchester, although they currently play their first team home matches in nearby Bury.
FC United were admitted to the second division of the North West Counties Football League, putting the club at level ten of the English football league system, nine levels below the FA Premier League.
The North West Counties League arranged for F.C. United's first league match to be away to the club with the biggest ground, Leek CSOB, in order to gauge whether it would be possible for other clubs to host F.C. United at their own grounds.
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 Gulfnews: The Brits love their sports
These results are now the foundation of a move to build a high-performance system in the country that is world-leading in terms of athlete support, coaching, facilities, training and preparation, and delivers lasting success on the international stage.
The FA Premier League in the UK is a league competition for English football clubs located at the top of the English football league system, making it England's primary football competition.
The Premier League is the most lucrative football league in the world, with total club revenues of over £1.3 billion (Dh8.8 billion) in 2003-04.
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 Welcome To Football.ae
It was created in 1992, when the top division football clubs broke away from the Football League after securing a greatly improved TV rights deal with the then fledgling satellite television company Sky Television.
The FA Premier League was formed on 20th February 1992 and took over as the professional league from season 1992–93.
At the end of each season the three lowest placed teams are relegated into the Football League Championship and the top two teams from the Championship, together with the winner of a play-off involving the 3rd to 6th placed clubs, are promoted in their place.
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 The Premier League | History | Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The ban on English clubs playing in UEFA competitions was lifted in 1990, and the Taylor Report on stadium safety standards, which proposed expensive upgrades to all seater stadiums, was published in January that year.
The Premership is currently third in the UEFA rankings of European leagues based on their performances in European competitions over a five year period, behind Spain's La Liga, and Italy's Serie A. The 2005–06 average attendance of 33,875 for league matches is the fourth highest of any domestic professional sports league in the world.
Additionally, the three lowest placed teams are relegated into the Football League Championship and the top two teams from the Championship, together with the winner of a play-off involving the third to sixth placed clubs, are promoted in their place.
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 English Football League teams - Wikipedia
The English Football League structure is now organised into four divisions, the foremost being the Premiership, the lowest being the Third Division.
The rewards for Premiership teams are places in European competitions such as The European Champions League, and represent a considerable financial incentive for teams.
There are also two League-wide competitions, the League Cup and FA Cup, that use a single-elimination format to determine a champion.
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 Windows Cataloger - Tableau - Football League Management System
The Football League Management System (LMS) has been designed to remove the burden of creating and maintaining league tables, players, results and fixtures.
Its main use is for league administrators responsible for the recording and administration of all the divisions within a real league.
View Leagues screen, this screen is similar to "view fixtures" and allows the league tables to be inspected for the options selected.
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 FA Vase - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia
The Football Association Challenge Vase is an annual football competition for teams playing in the lower regional leagues of England.
Professionals were paid to play by their clubs, and the only cup competitions such clubs were allowed to enter were the FA Cup and, for clubs outside The Football League, the FA Trophy.
In 1974, with many of the top amateur players receiving payment for playing, The Football Association abolished the distinction, scrapped the Amateur Cup and introduced the FA Vase for the majority of clubs who had previously played in the Amateur Cup.
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 Footiemap.com - All Top Tier English Football Clubs
History: The present Accrington Stanley Football Club was formed in 1968, however the name itself is over 100 years old though in 1962, when the 'Old Stanley' resigned from the Football League it was feared that the name had died forever.
League: Isthmian League Division One North (Ryman Football League Division One North)
League: Isthmian League Division One South (Ryman Football League Division One South)
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 Digital Journal - English football league to replace Draws   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Football League board is to consider controversial proposals to decide all drawn games with penalty shoot-outs, according to reports.
Chairmen and chief executives are set to discuss the idea - which was backed by a number of supporters in the recent Football League Fans Survey - at a board meeting today, though it is unclear at this stage which clubs are backing the change.
The Football League was unavailable for comment this morning.
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 Sports academy
Currently there are three football clubs from Wales playing in the English football league system, Cardiff City, Swansea City and Wrexham, but in the past there were even more, with Newport County, Merthyr Town and Aberdare Athletic all being former Football League teams.
Despite only joining the Football League in 1920, the club had been FA Cup runners-up in 1925 and had reached the semi-finals in 1921, as well as being Football League runners-up in 1924 and claiming five Welsh Cup victories in 1920, 1922, 1923, 1927 and 1928.
The club spent most of its early years in local leagues in England before joining the Football League in 1921, won the very first Welsh Cup in 1878, then went on to claim the trophy another 22 times.
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 FA Cup information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The FA Cup is the oldest football competition in the world, commencing in 1872 (the Scottish Cup beginning a year later in 1873).
In comparison, the League Cup, a lower prestige English football knockout tournament, can involve only the 92 respective members of the Football League (which organises the competition) and the FA Premier League.
Clubs from Football League One and Football League Two are given exemption into the First Round proper in November, and Football League Championship and Premier League teams are given exemption into the Third Round, traditionally held in the first weekend in January.
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 Barclays Premiership - Bet Asia
The FA Premier League (often referred to as the Barclays Premiership in England and the Barclays English Premier League or just simply The EPL internationally) is a league competition for football clubs located at the top of the English football league system, making it England's primary football competition.
It is the world's most watched sporting league and most lucrative football league, followed by over a billion people.
The FA Premier League was formed in 1992 (and branded as "The Premiership" in the United Kingdom from the 1993-94 season) from the top division of The Football League, and is currently contested by twenty clubs.
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