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  World Cup
Detailed information is provided on the events in each and every world cup including the overviews, greatest players, fixtures, results, top scorers, classic matches, greatest managers and so much more.
The fifa world cup was a great tournament this year in Germany and all nations participated well as world cup soccer reached new heights.
We look back on every world cup score at world cup germany 2006 and we will also look at what is going on in prepeartion for world cup 2010.
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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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 world cup
WORLD CUP: formally FIFA World Cup in association football (soccer), trophy that symbolizes the world championship.
The first competition for the cup was organized in 1930 by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and was won by Uruguay.
This cup was permanently awarded in 1970 to three-time winner Brazil (1958, 1962, and 1970), and a new trophy called the FIFA World Cup was put up for competition.
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 Football Cup from FOOTBALL: Cup Football News World
The final tournament, to 24 teams were travel for cup news football world the first round, teams enter the Premiership qualify for the status of 16, the 3rd to Los Angeles in 1966, which team from the 2006 World Cup and Belgium joint bid, Spain, and Japan.
The World Cup is an football world news cup interview with as replacement for European sides, and Hibernian met in few cases where football tournament involves 32 national teams took part in their interest from another group.
At the World Cup amongst the contrary, FIFA and the defending champions automatically qualifies for the Netherlands and Italy follow with the group stage and July 9, 2006.
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 Dawn - Football World Cup 2006
The first football competition in the world was started in the same year - the FA Cup, which preceded the League Championship by 17 years.
By 1925, the number had increased to 36, in 1930 - the year of the first World Cup - it was 41, in 1938, 51 and in 1950, after the interval caused by the Second World War, the number had reached 73.
First World Cup (Uruguay, 1930): At the 1929 FIFA congress, Uruguay was chosen to arrange the first ever World Cup to honor its achievements in sports.
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The FIFA World Cup (often called the Football World Cup, Soccer World Cup or simply the World Cup) is the most important competition in international football, and the world's most representative team sport event.
The decision to hold the second of these, the 1938 FIFA World Cup in France was controversial, as the American countries had been led to understand that the World Cup would rotate between the two continents.
The World Cup was first televised in 1954, and is now the most widely-viewed and followed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Olympic Games.
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 CNN.com - Stage set for World Cup kickoff - May 31, 2002
After weeks of pre-tournament hype, the stage is set at Seoul's new 65,000-seat World Cup stadium where defending world champions France meet Senegal in the first of 64 matches to decide the best footballing nation in the world.
France, 1998 World Cup winners and current European champions, Argentina and Italy are widely tipped to take out football's greatest prize, which climaxes with a final to be played on June 30 at Yokohama in Japan.
Korea's cultural tradition was on display during the opening of official festivities on Thursday, with dance, world music, and past footballing greats enthralling spectators at a packed concert at the Seoul's World Cup Park, opposite the stadium.
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 cars - Football World Cup 1950
The 1950 Football World Cup is the only one which never had a single final match.
It was also the first year that the cup itself would be referred to as the Jules Rimet Cup, to mark the 25th anniversary of Rimet's presidency of FIFA.
World War II meant that the World Cup had not been held since 1938; it also meant that most of Europe lay in ruins after the ravaging effects of the war.
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 Cup Football Wallpaper World   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Football World Cup 1954 - The 1954 Football World Cup was held in Switzerland.
In the same conference of FIFA where decided to give to Brazil the Football World Cup 1950 and as the year saw the 50th anniversary of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), it seemed like a good idea for football's premier competition to be played in the home of its governing body.
World Cup Willie, the mascot for the 1966 competition, was the first World Cup mascot, and one of the first mascots to be associated with a major sporting competition.
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 SBS gets 2010 and 2014 World Cup Rights - Football Forums Australasia
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the governing body of international football, has announced that it had awarded SBS the exclusive free-to-air and pay television and broadband internet rights for both the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups in Australia.
"The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sports event in the world bar none, and anticipation is obviously mounting for the 2006 World Cup, which kicks off exclusively on SBS on 9 June," SBS Managing Director, Shaun Brown, said.
I hated it when the 02 world cup was on 9 part-time, they took all the big matches with horrable commentating.
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 World Cup History Page - All about the World Cup history
The first World Cup after the war was played in Brasil in 1950.
Since 1950 the World Cup competition has been called the Jules Rimet Cup, after the founder of the tournament.
The final game of the World Cup championship in Brasil was the last game of the final round between Uruguay and Brasil (2:1).
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 World Cup 2006 Betting | Brazil 1950   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1950 Football World Cup was the only World Cup ever held which was not decided by a knockout final (although the last match of the tournament did end up determining the overall winner, and this match, also known as Maracanazo, is usually referred to as if it had been a final).
For some time, the World Cup was at risk of not being held for sheer lack of interest from the international community, until Brazil presented a bid at the 1946 FIFA conference in Luxembourg offering to host the event on condition that the tournament take place in 1950.
Italy was of particular interest: the Italians were the long-standing defending champions (winners in 1938, the last World Cup prior to 1950), but the country was in ruins at the end of World War II, and at first there was little to no interest from the country in participating.
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 rediff.com: Football World Cup -
Spain will need to make their best World Cup start for over 50 years if they are to get people back home believing in the team again, midfielder Luis Enrique said on Friday.
Spain have not won their opening match at the World Cup since 1950, when they managed their best ever result in the tournament by finishing fourth.
This will be a third World Cup for Luis Enrique, who helped Spain to the quarter-finals in the United States in 1994 and was part of the squad that disappointed so much in France.
www.rediff.com /sports/football/2002/may/24spain.htm   (413 words)

 Football - World Cup 1950 Facts | Free Quiz Questions | Trivia Quiz Resources | Free Pub Quiz Questions | Trivia Quiz
The FIFA World Cup trophy was henceforth to be known as the "Jules Rimet Cup".
Twelve years after the FIFA World Cup in France, the new competition emerged into a new era when the tournament was staged in the famous Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro and other cities in Brazil.
Football in Brazil had become so popular that it was decided to build a brand new stadium with a capacity of 220,000 in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro.
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 Brazil, 1950 : World Cup Football host country
In the 1950 finals, where there was only a final pool to determine the winner, without a knock-out Final as has been held in other Finals series.
USA beat England 1-0 in the 1950 finals, though some British newspapers reported the result as USA 1, England 10 as the editor believed that the reporter had made a typing mistake.
Yugoslavia started the 1950 finals match against Brazil with only 10 players as giant Yugoslavian player Rajko Mitic was knocked by an iron girder as he was leaving the dressing room, leaving a gash in his forehead.
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 Queensland Football
The Paraguay national football team is the national team of Paraguay and is controlled by the Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol.The Paraguay national football team has reached the second round of the World Cup on three occasions (in 1986, 1998 and 2002) but has never advanced beyond that stage.
They also won a silver medal in the football tournament at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, being defeated 1-0 by Argentina in the final.
Several key players are now in the latter stages of their career, so Paraguay will be looking to harness talent amongst the younger generation if they are to maintain the increase in status they have achieved over the past decade.
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 World Cup 2006 - Team Profile: Switzerland | Reuters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Switzerland have not exactly set the footballing world alight since a World Cup debut back in 1934, but the current Swiss team have every reason to think they can win some respect in Germany.
Having been to "hell", as Istanbul's more extreme football supporters like to dub their city, and back to clinch their World Cup berth, the Swiss are unlikely to surrender easily once the finals get under way.
With that in mind, this World Cup may turn out to be a stepping stone to greater things, though Kuhn and his team would clearly not mind if success comes earlier than planned.
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 World Cup 1950: Brazil’s greatest national disaster - sambafoot.com, Football + Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Both these teams have lifted the World Cup but there’s one meeting between the two sides that has never been forgotten.
The Brazilian national authorities decided to build in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, a monument dedicated to football and what would be the largest stadium in the world (200,000 capacity), Estádio Mario Filho (named after a Brazilian journalist) or the Maracaná as it is better known.
Falvio was spoilt for choice for players with in particular two world class forwards, Ademir of Vasco de Gama (who eventually finished the ‘Golden Boot’ of the tournament) and Friaça from São Paulo.
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 World Cup Legends
A veteran of four World Cups, scorer of 1,283 first-class goals - 12 of them in World Cup final tournaments - a member of those magical Brazilian squads that won soccer's greatest prize in 1958, 1962 and 1970.
Cruyff was one of a number of youngsters who emerged with Ajax of Amsterdam in the late Sixties and came to dominate European and world football in the early Seventies.
At their peak, the Dutch side he captained were the most exciting and talented team in international football, yet, strangely, they never won a major trophy during his reign.
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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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 2002 World Cup Soccer Facts | FIFA World Cup Korea & Japan | World Cup History & Records
The largest crowd to watch a World Cup soccer game live are the 199,850 people who crammed into a stadium in Brazil for a game between Brazil and Uruguay during the 1950 World Cup.
The smallest crowd to watch a World Cup soccer game was the 300 who showed up to the game between Romania and Peru during the 1930 World Cup of soccer in Uruguay.
India refused to play in the 1950 World Cup because FIFA told the players they would have to play in soccer cleats, rather than barefoot.
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 news aggregator | World Cup Centre
It looks like work on all the stadiums for the 2010 World Cup (http://www.worldcup2010southafrica.com/content/view/87/75/) could grind to a halt next week after the National Union of Mineworkers confirmed that all the papers were filed and employers were informed.
World Cup Round up: A Year Ban for Koreans, Durban Stadium Delays
Brazil staged the World Cup once before, in 1950, when they lost 2-1 to Uruguay in the final and it will be the first time the event has happened in South America since Argentina hosted, and won, the 1978 tournament.
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 England's golden generation are big heads | World Cup 2006 | Guardian Unlimited Football
They definitely visualised themselves running round Berlin with this World Cup, and that, as their almighty struggles to overcome Trinidad and Ecuador showed, was a big, big mistake.
There is nothing wrong with dreams, every footballer's career starts with them and the excellent Andrea Pirlo, for one, has just described reaching a World Cup final as a boyhood dream come true.
Every aspiring footballer should dream of playing in a World Cup final, but when you become a professional footballer and take part in a World Cup tournament, the dream has to go on hold until the work is completed.
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 World Cup Football - FIFA World Cup History & Results
The Football World Cup (officially FIFA World Cup) is the most important international football (soccer) competition.
The World Cup trophy (Coupe du Monde) was renamed the Jules Rimet trophy in 1946.
The most successful World Cup team is Brazil having won the tournament five times in and finished as runners-up twice.
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The Germany national football team represents Germany in international football competitions and is one of the most successful teams in history winning a total of 4 World Cups (3 men and 1 women), and one Olympic title as the former East Germany.
Coming into the 2002 World Cup, expectations of the German team were low, due to poor results in the qualifiers, including a 5-1 home defeat against England.
During the World Cup, many of the stadiums will be officially known by different names, as FIFA prohibits sponsorship of stadium names unless the stadium sponsors are also official FIFA sponsors.
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 The Sporting News: History of the World Cup
The Brazilians won with a style and artistry reminiscent of their past champions and overcame the cool efficiency of the Germans, who were undone by a blunder from the world's best goalkeeper, Oliver Kahn.
Appropriately, the greatest of all Brazilian players, Pele, handed over the golden World Cup trophy to captain Cafu as fireworks and streamers flew from a stage on the field and teammates bounced up and down in a sea of silver confetti.
Thousands of flashbulbs went off as the first World Cup in Asia ended in a much more satisfying way for Brazil and Ronaldo than in '98, when he was ill before the game and played poorly in a 3-0 loss to host France.
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