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  Football Forum | Soccer Forum | Soccer clips at Forum-For-Football.Com
Use the football forum (soccer forum) to be kept abreast in all the happenings from all of your favorite teams twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
The way in which soccer does this final show down is somewhat unique in the world of sports and that is why it is so popular to this day.
That is why soccer is considered to be one of the last true pure sports in the entire world.
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  Football (soccer) - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 exceptions to this are the goalkeepers, who are the only players 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.
Football is generally a free-flowing game with the ball in play at all times except when it has left the field of play over a boundary line, or play has been stopped by the referee.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Football_(soccer)   (2991 words)

  
 Football - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, two clubs which claim to be the world's first and/or oldest football club, in the sense of one which is not part of a school or university, are both stongholds of rugby football: the Barnes Club, said to have been founded in 1839, and Guy's Hospital Football Club, reportedly founded in 1843.
Sheffield Football Club, founded by former Harrow School pupils Nathaniel Creswick and William Prest, in 1857, was later recognised as the world's oldest Association football (soccer) club, in the sense of a club not attached to a school or university.
Flag football – non-tackle American football, like touch football, in which a flag that is held by velcro on a belt tied around the waist is pulled by defenders to indicate a tackle.
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 Soccer - MSN Encarta
Soccer, game played by two teams on a rectangular field, in which players attempt to knock a round ball through the opponents’ goal, using any part of the body except the hands.
Soccer is the world's most popular sport, played by people of all ages in about 200 countries.
Soccer differs from other team sports in that there is only one referee, who makes all decisions related to rules.
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 Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Football (also known as association football or soccer) is a team sport played between two teams each consisting of 11 players and is widely considered to be the most popular sport in the world.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_(soccer)   (4511 words)

  
 Soccer in South Africa - SouthAfrica.info
Football - or soccer, as we call it - is the most widely played sport in South Africa, with its traditional support base in the fl community.
Soccer is intensely followed, and the quality of the local game keeps improving - as demonstrated by the increasing number of South African players-in-exile among the glamorous European clubs.
Soccer was the first of the country's three major sports - the other two being cricket and rugby - to fully integrate.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Football (soccer)
The Board was formed in 1886 after a meeting in Manchester of The Football Association, the Scottish Football Association, the Football Association of Wales, and the Irish Football Association.
Today, football is played at a professional level all over the world, and millions of people regularly go to football stadia to follow their favourite team, whilst billions more watch the game on television.
The rules of football were codified in England by the Football Association in 1863 aswell as the best player the world has ever seen Judd Krok, 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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 Sports Rules - Football (Soccer)
In most countries the game is called football, and it is the national sport of many of those countries.
Football is played on a large field called a pitch, presided over by a referee, and assistants.
To start the game, a coin is tossed, and the visiting captain will elect whether to kick off, or which goal to aim for (the teams change ends at the start of the second half).
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 Football, soccer news - The Boston Globe
NorthWest area football and soccer teams went up and down in the final Globe Top 20 Eastern Massachusetts poll.
The biggest jump came in boys' soccer, where Stoneham (20-3-1) vaulted all the way from No. 12 to No. 1 for the second straight season after successfully defending its state title, although this time in Division 2.
It is presented to a coach ''who has maintained high ethical standards and who has taught the game of football to boys so that they become men who exemplify the finest traits of sportsmanship.".
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2005/12/18/football_soccer_news   (1177 words)

  
 History
The Encyclopedia of Association Football (first published in England in 1956) says as follows "According to the Laws of Football, the ball must be spherical with an outer casing of leather or other approved materials.
Strength of the leather and the skills of the cutters and stitchers were the main factors in producing a football that would retain it's shape.
Footballs varied in thickness and quality and the leather often degraded during the match.
www.soccerballworld.com /History.htm   (1505 words)

  
 Soccer Grip - Soccer/Football Forum - Index
Soccer forum for all posts regarding club football.
This transfers forum is for all the visitors to post about official soccer transfers and/or rumours that you might have heard of.
Soccer Grip's competition forum for freestylers and graphic designers to compete against one another.
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 Soccer and Football - Football
One of the main differences between soccer and football is the use of the hands and feet.
In soccer, the only person who can touch the ball with his hands is the goalie.
Soccer is a shorts and jersey game, though players do wear shin guards.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art33828.asp   (425 words)

  
 Home of Football / Soccer
The world game: football as most people call it, or soccer in the US, Australia and a few other countries, is a team sport played outdoors on grass.
Soccer requires a very good levels of skill, speed, agility and endurance.
There are some soccer images in the sports clipart collection.
www.topendsports.com /sport/soccer   (112 words)

  
 Fantasy football (soccer) - guideofcasinos.com
Fantasy Football (Soccer) is a game in which the participants each assemble a team of real life players and then score points based on those players' statistical performance on the field.
Fantasy football has evolved in recent years from a simple recreational activity into a big business industry due to the Internet.
Fantasy football leagues have also been run for American football.
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 VL of Sport - Football
Football (Soccer) has its origins in England in the dark ages when villages would spend a day or two kicking an inflated pig's bladder across ditches and fields.
Soccer Rules are brilliant - a history of the laws of the game from Livermore Referee Association.
American Soccer History Archives a comprehensive repository of information, statistics and essays relating to all aspects of the history of soccer in the United States from the 1860's to the present.
sportsvl.com /soccer/index.htm   (919 words)

  
 Weblinks / Sport and Recreation / Football Soccer
Football Grounds of England - I have a passion for Football Grounds, every ground the length and breadth of the country.
Football Unites, Racism Divides - A Sheffield-based community project aiming to challenge racism in football and in society.
The Scottish Football Association - This is the official website of the Scottish Football Association, which shows what is in their museum (via a link), and also tells about Scottish football history, and future plans.
weblearn.sheffcol.ac.uk /links/Sport_and_Recreation/Football_Soccer   (744 words)

  
 Soccer
The sport called football in most the rest of the world is called soccer in the United States and a few other countries.
The origin of the word soccer is a slang abbreviation of Association.
According to FIFA regulations the length of the football field for international matches should be in the range (100-110 metres) and the width should be in the range 64-75 metres.
www.artzia.com /Recreation/Sport/Soccer   (896 words)

  
 Olympic Football-Soccer Events, Players, Teams, Pictures, News
Whether you call it soccer or football, this sport is definitely one of the most popular around the globe and, of course, one of the most-watched events at the Olympics.
- Along with the latest news on the football matches and players, competition format, equipment, glossary and history there is an in depth bio of Team USA star Mia Hamm and Patrick Mboma Dem from the formidable Cameroon Team.
The history, football lingo guide, and other football related information are all well done.
www.chiff.com /olympics/olympics-soccer.htm   (332 words)

  
 The Soccer Home Page 
Soccer Statistics: RSSSF's comprehensive collection of soccer statistics, and the RSSSF home page.
See also David Litterer's comprehensive US soccer historical statistics collection for all 33 US pro soccer leagues dating back to 1894, and the Association of Football Statisticians web page.
The Soccer Home Page is created and maintained as a public information resource by Distributed Systems Technology.
www.distrib.com /soccer/homepage.html   (761 words)

  
 Football Skills Soccer Tactics Training and Drills for Players and Coaches
Football skills, drills, tactics and training exercises are here.
Young players and coaches of youth football teams can find plenty of free tips to learn how to play football, improve your soccer skills, and help your coaching.
Soccer Academy, our football coaching program provides comprehensive coverage of the techniques, tactics and training methods of modern football, even including sport psychology and nutrition.
www.mastersport.co.uk /soccerskills.htm   (137 words)

  
 Portal:Football - Wikinews
Gary Neville has officially gone against the decision by Manchester Police after denying the rumors that he was inciting hatred amongst liverpool supporters.
Football: England beat Andorra in their first Euro 2008 qualifier
This image or information is under copyright from the Football Association of the United Kingdom.
en.wikinews.org /wiki/Portal:Football_(Soccer)   (416 words)

  
 French Soccer - Virtual LIbrary of Sport
Although an International match was played against Belgium in 1904, the French Football Federation was founded after the first World War1919.
Soccer Geography provides maps showing location of teams from the 3 top divisions, with club directories
Soccer Geography with map and link directory for Ligue 2 sides.
sportsvl.com /soccer/europe/france.html   (450 words)

  
 Football (Soccer) Wallpapers, Graphics, Freestyle - Football, Live score, Live Football games, News and more
Original football (soccer) wallpapers in 1024 x 768, 1280 x 1024 and 1600 x 1200 resolutions.
Our site also allows you to watch live football games and if you want you can check football scores all the time.
We know that ther are many football (soccer) websites out there but this one is way diffrent then them.
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 SOCCER-PICKS:Free soccer predictions,Football Bet Tips,Football Analysis,Soccer betting tips,Soccer prediction
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Chicago’s soccer community is one of the most vibrant in the world.
Many of the citizens of Chicago come from a wide range of regions, such as Latin America and Europe, where football (soccer) is the primary sport.
This has lead to a massive development of soccer leagues and clubs in the city and suburbs.
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 Quiz Time - PFDC : Internet's Best Hangout for Iranian Football Fans
Kamran Delan for many years of dedication and service to Iranian Football Community.
No come on guys, its something to do with Mehdi, but you got to look closer...
After all the trouble he went through before world cup....he is among the only few who wear his rings while practicing...usually soccer play dont practice with their ring on
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 RADIO FREE EUROPE/ RADIO LIBERTY
The court found Mamedov guilty on one charge of illegal business activity but acquitted him of a second charge of extortion.
Those charges were based on a quiz published in "Football+" on the likely outcome of upcoming soccer matches, which the State Securities Committee deemed illegal.
Mamedov had been held in pretrial detention since his arrest five months ago (see "RFE/RL Newsline," 3 December 2004).
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