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 Football World Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The World Cup final tournament, which has been held every four years since 1930 (except when cancelled due to World War II), is the most widely-viewed and followed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Olympic Games[1].
The issues facing the early World Cup tournaments were travel (for teams outside the continent of the host nations) and war (the 1942 and 1946 tournament were cancelled due to World War II).
The 2014 World Cup, which FIFA has earmarked for South America, is expected to be held in Brazil as CONMEBOL, the South American Football Confederation, has already backed it as their choice.
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 Encyclopedia: Football World Cup 1934   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
First, the reigning World Cup holders Uruguay declined an invitation to participate as a mark of defiance against the European snub from the previous World Cup in 1930, becoming the only holders not to compete in the following tournament.
Because of World War II, the World Cup had not been held since 1938; In the aftermath of the conflict, Europe lay in ruins after the ravaging effects of the war.
For some time, the World Cup of 1950 was at risk of not being held for sheer lack of interest from the international community, until Brazil presented a bid.
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 Encyclopedia topic: Football World Cup 1934   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 1934 Football World Cup (additional info and facts about Football World Cup) was hosted by Mussolini (Italian fascist dictator (1883-1945)) 's Italy (A republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD).
It was the first football (Any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal) World Cup for which teams would have to qualify in order to take part.
The Swedish (A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland) referee who refereed the semi-final and final was said to have met with Mussolini before the matches, and disupted decision were given in favour of Italy.
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 Football World Cup 1994
The 1994 World Cup of football (soccer) was the first World Cup that was held in the North American continent.
The World Cup early one saw very few upset, while the Italians were the only ones who were in serious trouble in the first round.
He was the fifth kicker of the penalty shoot out in the finals, and missed, to see the Brazilians capture their 4th World Cup.
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 Encyclopedia: Football World Cup 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the Qualification process for the 2006 Football World Cup, the six FIFA confederations were allocated a share of the 32 spots available on the basis of the strength of their teams.
The 2006 Football World Cup (officially titled 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™) finals are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July 2006.
Also, during the World Cup proper, many of the stadiums will be officially known by different names, as FIFA prohibits sponsorship of stadium names.
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 Encyclopedia article: Football World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (Any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal) (soccer).
The next football World Cup will be held in Germany (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990) in 2006 (additional info and facts about 2006).
The next World Cup finals will be held in Germany (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990), in 2006 (additional info and facts about 2006).
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 Football World Cup 1974 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1974 Football World Cup was held in West Germany.
The previous trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, was won for the third time by Brazil in 1970 and awarded permanently to the Brazilians.
Gerd Müller's goal was his 14th in World Cups, which beat Just Fontaine's record of 13.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Football World Cup, 1934, Italy
Unlike the 1930 World Cup, where all the entrants were invited, pre-qualification was necessary for the 1934 tournament in Italy.
Even the hosts had to qualify to be allowed to participate in their own tournament, and the organizing committee must have breathed a huge sigh of relief when Italy beat Greece 4-0 in the decisive match.
The 1934 World Cup final is unique in that the captains of the two finalists were both goalkeepers.
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 Football World Cup 1978
The 1978 Football World Cup was held in Argentina.
This win was the first World Cup title for Argentina who became the sixth team (after Uruguay, Italy, Germany, Brazil, and England) to be world champions.
The Netherlands lost their second World Cup final in a row, both times to the host nation, after already bowing to Germany in 1974.
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 Football World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Football World Cup is the most important competition in international football (soccer).
Organised by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's governing body, the World Cup finals tournament is the most widely-viewed and followed sporting event in the world, more so than even the Olympic Games.
The first FIFA World Cup was held in Uruguay and ran from July 13- 30, 1930.
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 Federation Internationale de Football Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Football's ever increasing popularity, its overwhelming attraction for the young, its growing economic, social and political impact and finally the attention that the mass media devote to it, are all factors which turn it into a tempting springboard for advertisers.
The World Cup trophy in use today was designed by Silvio Gazzaniga (and submitted by Bertoni of Milan, Italy), after the original Jules Rimet Trophy was retired and awarded to Brazil, the first team to have won three World Cup championships (1970 in Mexico).
The Jules Rimet statuette, named in honor of the FIFA president who initiated the World Cup tournament, was designed by a French sculptor, Abel Lafleur, as a Goddess of Victory holding an octagonal vessel in her outstretched hands.
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 giulio nascimbeni -almanac
There is only one way out of this situation - put those memories down on paper, not moved by the impossible wish to bridge the gap but to prove, especially to myself, that my mind is still clear, able to delve into details and describe exciting moments gone by.
At the time there were only three radios in my town, all belonging to people who kept the volume high so football fans could listen from the road to the hoarse and already legendary voice of Nicolò Carosio.
This is how, yesterday as today, a footballer gets into your heart and into your imagination - you think of him and you feel you are him when you play a game in the fields (this is how things went in my little town) with jackets and sweaters rolled up to make the goals.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Football World Cup, 1938, France - A561818
As in the 1934 World Cup, football politics reared its ugly head.
Once again the 'World' Cup was not representative of world football, with unlikely countries such as the Dutch East Indies and Cuba among the 15 qualifiers.
Italy won their second consecutive World Cup final by four goals to two, with Colaussi and Piola scoring two goals each.
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 Football World Cup - Wikipedia
It is the most widely-viewed and followed sporting event in the world, bigger than the Olympic Games.
National teams around the world compete in regional qualification games, the 32 successful national teams proceeding to the finals, held over a three-week period in a host country.
The next World Cup finals will be held in two countries, Japan and South Korea, in 2002.
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 World Cup History Page - All about the World Cup history
The big absentee was the team from Uruguay, which didn't intend to participate in the cup.
The official reason was financial problems, but there were rumours about this being a way of getting back at the major European teams for not participating in the competition in 1930.
This was the first and the last World Cup without the team defending the champion's title.
www.worldcup.isn.pl /en/cups/1934.htm   (341 words)

  
 Football World Cup 1982 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1982 Football World Cup was held in Spain by decission of FIFA in July 1966 in the same session where FIFA gave the right to host the tournament`s edition of 1974 and 1978 to West Germany and Argentina.
With its third World Cup title (after 1934 and 1938), Italy drew level with record champions Brazil.
This was the only World Cup to be played under this format.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_World_Cup_1982   (601 words)

  
 The World Cup 1966
Nineteen-Sixty-Six is the date that resonates throughout English football, 4-2 the magic scoreline and Kenneth Wolstenholme’s famous commentary became the soundtrack to England’s wistful nostalgia for an elusive, imagined bygone perfection.
In an epic battle between the English and German Football associations for the right to stage the finals, the English bid was victorious at the 1960 FIFA congress in Rome.
For the first time since the world cup in Uruguay, thirty two years previously, the home nation had won the world cup, and in the process inspired an enduring national mythology.
www.the-english-football-archive.com /england/world_cup/1966.htm   (1379 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Football World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The World Cup is the most important competition in international football (soccer).
Organised by FIFA, the sport's governing body, the World Cup finals tournament is the most widely-viewed and followed sporting event in the world, bigger than the Olympic Games.
There was no official World Cup final match in 1950, however Uruguay's 2-1 defeat of Brazil put them ahead on points and ensured that they won the tournament.
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 rediff.com: Football World Cup - Finally, the battle of the best
In football, especially World Cup football, there are two giants: Brazil and Germany (or West Germany from 1954 to 1994), more so in the post-World War II era.
While the 2002 World Cup is the 17th edition of the tournament, it is the 14th World Cup after World War II.
Again, the World Cup has alternated between South America and Europe, with only two exceptions, one before World War II when Italy claimed the cup consecutively in 1934 and 1938, and post-WWII, when Brazil won in 1958 and 1962.
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 Football World Cup 2002
The 2002 Football World Cup was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30.
For the first time in history it was organised by two countries, and also for the first time it was not held in Europe or the Americas.
The 2002 edition of the tournament was dedicated to the children of the world.
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 City Mayors: Football World Cup 2006 - Stadiums
After the 2006 FIFA World Cup was awarded to Germany, FC Kaiserslautern increased their efforts to improve the Fritz-Walter-Stadion to World Cup standards.
The predecessor to today’s modern World Cup stadium was the Müngersdorfer Stadion, the only completely covered stadium in Germany when it was built in 1975.
The Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion was improved to FIFA World Cup standard as early as 1999-2001, with an investment of around 54 million euro on the main stand.
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 Guardian Unlimited Football | World cup 2002 | World's best steel themselves for bout of sudden death
One of the prospective glories of the 2002 World Cup was the inclusion of all seven nations who, between them, have won the previous 16 editions of the trophy.
Now that it is under way, the tournament's most striking feature is the fact that six of them could fail to reach the second round and be on their way home by the weekend.
In Charleroi two years ago, still high on the victory over the Germans, they allowed Romania to take an early lead, came back to be ahead 2-1 by half-time and, after the Romanians had made it 2-2, then tried to defend the draw that would have seen them through to the next stage.
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 Planet World Cup - 1934 - Overview
At a FIFA congress in October 1932, after eight lengthy conferences, Italy was chosen as the venue for the second World Cup.
The awarding of the World Cup to his country was seen by the dictator as a great propaganda platform and he ensured that Italy would provide a footballing spectacle that would be the envy of the world.
There was no groupstage in this World Cup, just ordinary knock-out competition with extra-time in case the teams were level after 90 mins, and a replay if they were level after 120 minutes.
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 BBC SPORT | Football | African | World Cup bids presented
Musa Nass, a member of Libyan football's executive committee, acknowledged his country was now the rank outsider but was glad it had the chance to be part of an African World Cup.
Africa's first World Cup qualifier in 1934, Egypt played on its football history but also pointed out it was well on target to build 12 stadiums for the 2006 African Cup of Nations.
Danny Jordaan, South Africa's bid leader, believes the country's experience in staging the cricket and rugby world cups within the last decade should be a deciding factor.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/africa/3713995.stm   (774 words)

  
 Football World Cup 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 2006 Football World Cup is scheduled to take place in Germany, after a tense vote.
For the first time in the history of the World Cup (after the first event in 1930), the defending champion (Brazil) does not qualify automatically.
The 8 group winners and the two best runners-up qualify for the 2006 World Cup Finals, the remaining 6 runners-up will be drawn against each other for 3 play-off matches on a home-and-away basis to determine the other 3 qualifiers.
www.2010fifaworldcup.co.za /footballworldcup2006.html   (842 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Football World Cup
The finals tournament is held every four years, but the World Cup competition itself takes place over a three-year period.
Uruguay beat Argentina 4-2 in front of crowd of 93,000 in Montevideo to become the first nation to win the World Cup trophy.
There was no official World Cup Third Place match in 1930; United States and Yugoslavia lost in the semi-finals.
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 rediff.com: Football World Cup - India's participation in the World Cup
It was only in 1985 that India did attempt to qualify for the quadrennial event when they took part in the qualifiers for the 13th edition, in 1986, at Mexico.
In 1942 and 1946, the World Cup was not held because of World War II
India were invited by FIFA and the Brazilian Football Federation but didn't take part because most of the Indian players played the game barefooted.
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 Guardian Unlimited Football | World cup 2002 | The worst defences of the World Cup... ever!
In 1934, Uruguay didn't even turn up to defend their title, probably to get the Italian hosts back for not taking part in the inaugural competition in South America.
The thieves who did away with the cup showed a cynical lack of appreciation for the beautiful game which, nonetheless, characterised Brazil's approach to their 1974 defence.
The world's growing respect for African football, as well as an opening round with more surprises than a Kinder egg factory, meant France somehow got off lightly in the pointing-and-laughing stakes.
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