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  Encyclopedia: Football World Cup 1962
FACTOID # 20: Brazil is the heliport capital of the world.
In 1962 the Football World Cup returned to the continent of South America.
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 1998
The 1998 Football World Cup was held in France.
This World Cup tournament was the first one for the countries of Croatia, Jamaica, Japan, and South Africa.
The 1994 Football World Cup held in the USA was won by Brazil who beat Italy 3-2 on penalty kicks after the game and extra time ended 0-0.
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 Football World Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Organised by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's governing body, the World Cup is contested by men's national football teams which are FIFA members.
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).
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 Football World Cup - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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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 Football World Cup 1966 - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Despite achieving record attendances at that time, it was a World Cup with few goals as the teams began to play much more tactically and defensively.
In the northwest of England, the Old Trafford and Goodison Park stadia played host to Group C which saw the World Cup holders, Brazil, finish in third place behind Portugal and Hungary and so be eliminated along with Bulgaria.
England received the recovered Jules Rimet trophy from Her Majesty the Queen and were crowned World Cup winners.
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 Read about Football World Cup 1990 at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Football World Cup 1990 and learn about ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The World Cup 1990 is widely regarded as the least spectacular and most cynical World Cup ever, with a record-low goals-per-game average and (at the time) record 16 red cards.
World Champions West Germany was one of the few teams to choose an attacking style of play.
It was the first rematch of a preceding final: The World Cup 1986 already saw Argentina and Germany in the final, only with a different winner.
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 Football World Cup 1930: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Football World Cup 1930   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
With so few nations involved there was only the group stage that lay before the Semi-Finals, and despite France's Lucien Laurent scoring the first ever goal in the World Cup, the only European nation in the Semi-Finals were Yugoslavia –; who went on to be beaten 6-1 by the indomitable Uruguay.
The first ever World Cup Final was played at the Centenero Stadium, Montevideo on July 30th between the host nation and their South American neighbours Argentina.
The game ended 4-2 to Uruguay who added the title World Cup Winners[?] to the already prestigious mantle of Olympic Champions, as Jules Rimet (President of football's governing body FIFA, and inventor of the World Cup concept) presented the World Cup Trophy, which was later to be named after the man himself.
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 Encyclopedia article: Football World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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 1938 Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Football World Cup of 1938 was played in France, the second tournament in a row to be played in Europe.
The decision of FIFA to hold the tournament in France caused outrage in South America where it was believed that the venue would alternate between the two continents.
It was the first time that host and holders of the World Cup (Italy) qualified automatically, and with fifteen nations taking part; another team had an automatic entry into the next round – Sweden.
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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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 Encyclopedia: Football World Cup 2006
The 2006 FIFA World Cup™ (officially titled 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ or 2006 FIFA World Cup™) finals are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July 2006.
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 is scheduled to take place in Germany, after a tense vote.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Football World Cup, 1962, Chile
The early stages of the World Cup in Chile sadly made all the wrong kind of headlines.
The world champions from Brazil found it difficult to deliver their usual glorious, flowing football in such an intimidating atmosphere.
The 1962 tournament produced what is still the fastest goal in any World Cup final tournament, when Vaclav Masek scored for Czechoslovakia against Mexico after 15 seconds.
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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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 Read about Football World Cup 1986 at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Football World Cup 1986 and learn about ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
1982 that they could not afford to host the World Cup, Mexico was selected as replacement host and became the first nation to host two Football World Cups.
One goal was scored, in his own words, by the "hand of God" (unseen by the referee he used his hand to score the goal) and the other followed a dribbling through the complete English half around most of the English team.
Golden Boot as the leading scorer of the World Cup, scoring six goals.
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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.
In the end, though, the finals saw the all-time World Cup winning country, Brazil, defeat the team with the second-best World Cup record, Germany, 2-0 for their record fifth title.
The legend that is Ronaldo finally comes good in a World Cup final, scoring two and humbling the mighty Oliver Kahn in the German goal.
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 Football World Cup 1950 - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The onset of World War II meant that the Football World Cup experienced a break since 1938, it also meant that most of Europe lay in ruins after the ravaging effects of War.
As a result the honour of hosting the World Cup fell to Brazil, who happened to be the only country that applied.
This was the first year that the World Cup itself would be referred to as the Jules Rimet Cup (subsequently changed to the Jules Rimet trophy) in order to mark the 25th anniversary of his Presidency of FIFA.
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 Football World Cup 1962
Although the Argentineans were the favourites, the responsibility fell to the Chileans, who built new stadiums to hold the tournament after a terrible earthquake two years previous.
The group stage set up was the same as the previous competition with 16 nations qualifying for the World Cup Finals; two of these were again automatic places for the hosts and the holders.
With the game ending 3-1 to Brazil, a successful defence of the title for only the second time in the history of the competition, and without their star player of 1958 –; Pelé, saw Brazil were once again crowned World Cup Winners.
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 20-1 Art 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
It is true that the World Cup's beginnings were modest, both for logistical-organising and social-political reasons: the first tournament was played in Uruguay, a very distant country; the second took place in Mussolini's Italy; while the third fell when the winds of war were blowing harder and harder.
Football is finally out of the shadow, and not only is it in the sunlight of the columns of The Times, but it even becomes the subject of a leading article.
England's World Cup players were pelted with bottle tops and jeered and whistled at by Mexican football fans after their first full scale [training session] at the Olympic Stadium here today.
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 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.
Italy survived the opening round on goal difference and then went on to win the trophy for a third time after a creative Brazilian team had bowed out to them in an astonishing match in the second phase.
For a list of all squads that disputed the final tournament, see Football World Cup 1982 (squads).
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 http://www.KenAston.org - World Cup 1962   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This tournament also saw one of the most notorious matches in World Cup history, known as the Battle of Santiago (and somewhat reminiscent of the "Battle of Berne" between Brazil and Hungary in 1954) between Italy and Chile, in which two Italians were sent off and one had his nose broken.
Another curiosity of this World Cup is the fastest World Cup goal, Vaclav Masek scoring for Czechoslovakia against Mexico after just 15 seconds.
After defeat by Hungary in the 1966 World Cup - the only time he was on a losing Brazilian side - he bowed out.
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 BBC ON THIS DAY | 20 | 1966: Football's World Cup stolen
The trophy was to be the centre-piece of the World Cup tournament being hosted by Britain later this year.
Vice-chairman of the Football Association Council, Jack Stewart, was reluctant to accept blame for the trophy's disappearance.
Later that year it was England who won the World Cup, but in 1970 Brazil was allowed to keep the trophy for ever, after winning the competition for the third time.
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 Football World Cup 1934 - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
It was the first Football World Cup for which teams would have to qualify in order to take part.
Reigning World Cup holders Uruguay declined an invitation to participate in a mark of defiance against the European snub from the previous World Cup of 1930.
The quarter finals provided the first replay that the World Cup had seen when Italy and Spain drew 1-1 after extra time.
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 The Reggae Boyz, Jamaica Football History and World Cup Qualifying Results
Some of the records available indicates that football (soccer) was introduced in Jamaica towards the end of the 19th century and 1893 is listed as the year Jamaica formed it's first football club.
This was for the 1966 World Cup finals in England.
Jamaica's participation in the 1974 World Cup elimination saw the suspension of 17 players on the team because of poor behavior on a tour to Bermuda.
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 Football World Cup 1966
For more detail, see 1966 World Cup Final London's Wembley Stadium provided the venue for the Final, and 97,000 people crammed inside to watch.
They think it's all over." (Hurst scores) "It is now!" England received the recovered Jules Rimet trophy from Her Majesty the Queen and were crowned World Cup winners.
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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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 Football World Cup 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
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.
This is played as a cup system on a home-and-away basis involving 10 groups of 3 teams and 2 groups of 2 teams.
The top 3 teams qualify for the 2006 World Cup Finals, the 4th team plays-off against the representative from the Asian Zone.
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Chile (A republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast)
In 1962 the Football World Cup (additional info and facts about Football World Cup) returned to the continent of South America.
Although the Argentineans were the favourites, the responsibility fell to the Chileans, who built new stadiums to hold the tournament after a terrible earthquake (Shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity) two years previous.
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