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  Football League Third Division - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the 1992-93 to the 2003-04 season, the Football League Third Division was the third-highest division of The Football League and the fourth-highest division in the overall English football league system.
Before that it was the third division overall, but that ended with the creation of the FA Premier League prior to the start of the 1992-93 season.
The Third Division was originally formed in 1920 with the addition of Southern League clubs to the League, before becoming the Third Division South in 1921.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_League_Third_Division   (391 words)

 Football League Third Division North - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Third Division North of The Football League was a level in English association football, which ran parallel to Third Division South from 1921 to 1958.
The Third Division South had been formed the previous season (as simply the Third Division) with 22 teams mostly from the Southern League.
In 1958 the two regional Third Divisions were merged together, to create the new Third Division and Fourth Division.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_League_Third_Division_North   (243 words)

 Canadian Football League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the admission of the expansion British Columbia Lions in 1954, the league remained stable with nine franchises from its 1958 inception until 1982 when the Montreal Alouettes folded and were subsequently replaced the same year by a new franchise named the Concordes.
In 2002 the league expanded back to nine teams with the Ottawa Renegades, which were suspended for the 2006 season after sustaining millions of dollars in losses in their four seasons.
Football has been gaining in popularity in Quebec with the recent success of the Alouettes, and Quebec university football teams now lead the country in attendance and on the field, with Laval University, the University of Montreal and Concordia University consistently in the top ten in the country.
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 Football League
A second division was added by absorbing the rival Football Alliance in 1892, and by 1899 it had 36 member clubs.
The League was still largely northern- and midlands-based, so in 1920 virtually the entire First Division of the rival Southern League was absorbed as the FL's Third Division.
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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 All Top Tier Scottish Football Clubs
At that time, the Northern League was a good going provincial concern, and it was strongly emphasised that it would welcome another addition to its ranks, and at the same time, the sport-minded citizens of Brechin would see a better class of football.
History: Celtic Football Club was formally constituted at a meeting in St. Mary's church hall in East Rose Street (now Forbes Street), Calton, Glasgow, by Marist Brother Walfrid on November 6, 1887 with the purpose stated in the official club records as "being to alleviate poverty in Glasgow's East End parishes".
They joined the league in 1900, but have rested in lower regions of the league for most of their existence, although they won the Second Division in season 1931-32, and Division C in 1947-48.
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 The Football League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Football League Trophy is the generic name of an England Football (soccer) competition for clubs in the two lower divisions of the English Football League teams, the official name of which is frequently changed to match changes in sponsors, and which is presently called the LDV Vans Trophy.
The Trophy is currently contested by all Football League One and Football League Two clubs and a number of invited teams from the Nationwide Conference, and is played in a knockout (single elimination) format in North and South regional sections.
The competition for Third and Fourth (as they were before 1992) Division clubs dates back to the 1983/4 season.
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 The Yau Yee League - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In Division Two, champions 816 hammered hapless Azzurri 5-0, leaving Rising Sun only needing to beat bottom side NASA to stay up, but they choked and drew 2-2 and were relegated on goal difference.
In the third division, HKSS clinched the title with a slim 3-2 defeat of Oxford (SFALO), while second place and promotion were guaranteed for Swiss XI after their 3-0 demolition of Grasshoppers.
In Division Four, champions Hung Art were held 1-1 by draw experts Standard Chartered, while Scorpions confirmed their promotion with a 6-0 battering of Corinthians.
www.yauyeeleague.com   (2119 words)

 Duchy League
The idea from our predecessors in the League was that all teams in membership first teams would enter this cup and that has been the case since 1968.
The first meeting of the Duchy Football League took place in Bodmin in 1965 and the League ran for the first time that year with fourteen teams.
The League was formed when the St.Austell and District and the Liskeard and District Leagues met with the Bodmin and District League to discuss football in the Eastern half of Cornwall.
www.duchyleague.co.uk   (1794 words)

 Bristol Rovers F.C. -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The club joined the Southern League in 1899, and were founder members of the Football League Third Division in 1920.
Ward was unable to save Bristol Rovers from suffering relegation to the new Football League Second Division in 1992-93, and he quit three seasons later after failing to gain promotion.
Successor Garry Thompson guided the club to a shock 3-1 away win over Premiership club Derby in the Third Round of the FA Cup, but he was sacked after the club narrowly avoided relegation to the Conference.
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 J.League News | November 2004 :: Soccerphile.com
Among those who criticized Zico was the Asian Football Confederation, which sent a formal letter of complaint to the Japan Football Association for making light of Singapore and the match itself.
On December 9th, in Kuala Lumpur, there will be a draw that will set both two divisions of four teams and the venues.
This leaves the Reds with a seven-point lead with two matches remaining—and sets up an early December home-and-away championship against the Marinos to be held on December 5th and 11th.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/news/j-league/j_news14.html   (1561 words)

 English Third Division Champions 1921-2003
Following the loss of the 22 Division One clubs to the newly formed FA Premier League in 1992, the remaining divisions of the Football League were renumbered and the old Third Division became the new Division Two.
The two clubs relegated from the Second Division and the clubs finishing 2nd to 12th in the regional divisions in Season 1957-58 formed the Third Division for Season 1958-59.
In 1920 the Football League expanded to Three Division by absorbing all but one of the members of Division One of the Southern League.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Reading were elected to the Third Division of the Football League in 1920, and have spent the majority of the time since then in the third tier of the league, with occasional flirtations with the second and fourth tiers.
They have never played in the top tier of English professional football, although in season 1994/1995 their play-off defeat against Bolton made them the only side to finish second in the First/Second Division and not get promoted to the top level, due to the Premier League reducing its number of teams.
Their most recent promotion attempt failed in the season of 2002/2003 where Reading finished fourth in the league table, but were beaten by Wolves in the semi-final play-offs.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Reading_F.C.   (407 words)

 sunday football league directory an index of clubs in the UK. For everyone who plays football on a Sunday. sunday ...
Church Town FC - we play in the memorial Sunday football league in East Lancashire.
The Sharples Academicals Football Club is a Sunday league football team based in the Lancashire town of Bolton and participating in the Pioneer Sunday Football League.
The club is based in Wigan, Lancashire and plays its football on Sunday afternoons in the 'South Lancashire Counties Football League' as members of the Lancashire F.A. Mens
www.sunday-football.co.uk /lancashire.htm   (226 words)

The club had a torrid season and had to apply for re-election after just two seasons in Football League; the club finished top of the poll and managed to retain their status.
The move captured the imagination of the public of Southend-on-Sea and attendances averaged around 11,000 for what was a "golden era" for football in the town.
At the end of the season, Southend United were relegated for the first time ever in their history, joining the Football League Fourth Division.
www.shrimperzone.com /sufc/history.shtml   (1183 words)

 MOP Squad Sports - Southampton
Formed in 1885 and originally named Southampton St Mary's, the Saints were an original member of the Football League's Third Division in 1920.
A 30-year spell in the second tier ended in relegation, but a golden era began with promotion to the First Division in 1966 and the arrival of European football on the south coast.
Relegation in 1974 was quickly forgiven as the most memorable day in the club's history arrived in 1976 when the Second Division side, managed by Lawrie McMenemy, won the FA Cup for the first time with a sensational 1-0 victory over Manchester United.
mopsquad.com /soccer/england/southampton   (183 words)

 College Football Records -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
College football remains extremely popular today among students, alumni, and other fans of the sport.
The rules of that game were the 1863 rules of the English Football Association, the basis of the modern form of soccer.
The two teams were used to playing different brands of football — the McGill team played a rugby-style game, while Harvard played a soccer-style game.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/33/college-football-records.html   (1302 words)

 KryssTal : Football (League Championship)
All the clubs which have become League Champions in England (with a running total of championships won).
League Structure History tabulates the history and names of the four levels of English football.
League Runners Up who have never won the League Championship.
www.krysstal.com /league.html   (275 words)

 Ivy League Football
The Ivy League is certain to have its first Super Bowl participant since 2001 and we have come up with 20 questions (and answers) about the League's history with the Super Bowl.
Of the 26 football-playing Division I conferences in the country, the Ivy League is the only one with at least one player from each member school moving onto the national ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America consideration.
He was a football giant, an author of one of the game's first books, a successful defensive coach and a contributor to national periodicals.
www.ivyleaguesports.com /sports/index.asp?intSID=3   (1536 words)

 Minor League Football News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The oldest minor league football league west of the Mississippi River is the Northwest Football League, which got it's start in 1963 as the Pacific Football League.
In 1964, another lesser league was formed consisting of four teams calling itself the Northwest International Football League.
The Minor League Football Associaition opened it's third season of play this weekend and the Fort Worth Flyers are expected to be one of the top contenders to take home the Eastern Division crown.
www.minorleaguefootballnews.com   (2780 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet Column by Stephen Constantine: View from the top of the World
And although Kingstonian may be struggling in their league games, the Cup performances against Southend and Bristol City have shown what they can do against opponents from a higher level.
In the Third Division at the moment, most of those apart from the top ten teams fall into the 'we have nothing to play for' category.
The fans of the lower league teams are the true heroes of English football along with the officials and players who work at that level.
www.soccernet.com /columns/2001/0202/20010202featconstantine.html   (824 words)

 Exeter City Ladies Football Club
The newly formed team, based in Tiverton, had to enter into the lowest Division, which was then the Third Division of the South West Women's Football League.
The Club's first season at this level was hard, with the team struggling to find its feet, but the girls managed to find their form nearing the end of the season and avoided relegation.
The team started the season very well by beating all 3 of their local rivals but, due to the loss of a number of players, the team's form dipped and they struggled again for the rest of the season.
www.exeweb.com /ladies/history.php   (316 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/National Football League
The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most popular professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities.
These games match a first-place team against the first-place teams in the two same-conference divisions the team is not scheduled to play that season.
Professional Football Researchers Association - detailed descriptions of why many of the rules named after players were enacted.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/NFL   (3580 words)

 Football Records -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Records in this section refer to The Football League from its founding in 1888 through to 1992, and to both the FA Premier League and The Football League from 1992 to the present.
This article lists various football records in relation to the England national football team.
:::It might be worth doing for all the football pages (including Plymouth Argyle which still has one or two deficiencies by my own admission).
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/58/football-records.html   (1015 words)

 Ivy League Sports
Six of the 51 selections in the 2006 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft came from the Ivy League, including three seniors from Dartmouth and two from Penn. Quaker attackman D.J. Andrzejewski is pictured.
It was an Ivy League event sweep at the NCAA Women's Rowing Championships on Sunday as Brown claimed the second varsity eight and varsity four events.
His Independent League manager is happy for the skills Steve Young possesses, from getting on base to hitting for average to an excellent glove.
www.ivyleaguesports.com   (1021 words)

 Halifax Football Team Information from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The club was formed in 1911, and were one of the founder members of Football League Third Division North in 1921, and remained in that division until restructuring in 1958.
By the late 1980s they had become stuck in the lower reaches of the Fourth Division, and were relegated to the Conference in 1993.
several poor seasons followed and it seemed as if Halifax Town were heading into the depths of non-league footbal but against all odds, they won promotion back to the League in 1998 were the enjoyed four seasons of third division football, only to be relegated again in 2002.
www.football.co.uk /halifax_town/information.shtml   (140 words)

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