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  World Cup Managers
At the World cup West Germany surpassed all their expectations and reached the final, however they lost a thriller 3-2 to Maradona’s Argentina.
West Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in a replay of the previous final, though the game was nothing the spectacle of four years earlier, and Beckenbauer sealed his place in World cup history, as he became the first man to win the world cup as a player and as a manager.
As France were hosting the 1998 world cup finals, they didn’t have to play in the qualifying rounds of the world cup.
www.worldcupyears.com /managers   (1087 words)

 World Cup roundup - article - football - sport - LearnEnglish - British Council
Their victors, France, proved they were peaking and playing beautiful team football, conducted by the maestro Zinedine Zidane with arguably the best individual performance in the whole World Cup.
Just when the whole world was expecting penalties, up popped full-back Grosso in the area to curl a shot past Lehmann, and just to rub dirt into the wound, del Piero got a second in added time.
Italy had their fourth World Cup title, the first since 1982.
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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.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fo/Football_World_Cup_1994.html   (610 words)

 1950 World Cup
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.
www.soccerhall.org /history/WorldCup_1950.htm   (762 words)

 1982 FIFA World Cup . Enpsychlopedia
The 1982 FIFA World Cup, the 12th staging of the World Cup, was held in Spain from June 13 to July 11.
This World Cup was marked by a series of great matches (most famously the epic semifinal between West Germany and France) and is widely regarded as the second-best ever after the legendary 1970 tournament.
One of the greatest games of all time would be decided on penalty kicks, the first ever in World Cup history, and France defender Maxime Bossis, a pillar of strength on the left flank throughout the tournament, emerged as the unlucky player as his kick was parried by Schumacher for West Germany's 5-4 victory.
enpsychlopedia.org /psypsych/Football_World_Cup_1982   (2029 words)

 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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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.
www.solarnavigator.net /sport/football_world_cup.htm   (2694 words)

 channel4.com - Football Italia
Paolo Rossi was the man who, in 1982, won Italy the World Cup for a third time.
In 1979, a year after catching the eye during the 1978 World Cup in Argentina, Rossi was caught up in a match-betting scandal that rocked the Italian game.
Rossi was included in the 1986 World Cup squad in Mexico but, although he did not know it then, he had played his last game for Italy in a 2-0 win over China in Naples.
www.channel4.com /sport/football_italia/articles/rossigg.html   (0 words)

 World Cup 1982
Not much was expected of Italy in this World Cup, the general feelings of negativity that they attracted were due in no small measure to the belief that they would not come out of their defensive shell.
In the early games of this World Cup, Conti, like his colleagues, did not shine, not until the semi-final against Poland and in the final itself.
Brazil continued to produce world class players as if it was the easiest thing in the world.
www.worldcupyears.com /years/1982starplayers.shtml   (526 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - The Football World Cup - An Introduction
The first World Cup tournament was held in Uruguay in 1930.
Nineteen fifty-eight saw the introduction of perhaps the world's greatest ever player, and the country that was to dominate world football for the next 12 years.
Because they'd now won the World Cup for a third time, they were allowed to keep the Jules Rimet Trophy.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A565148   (0 words)

 Amy Lawrence says Italy should look to 1982 | World Cup 2006 | Guardian Unlimited Football
As for Lippi, the coach himself is an old associate of Moggi - their two sons work together as agents for the GEA company being investigated by magistrates for 'illegal competition with use of threats and violence' - so he can hardly switch off from the crisis.
Luca is a football fanatic who lives in Fidenza, a small town between Milan and Bologna in the north of Italy.
Their coaching mastermind Vittorio Pozzo had a powerful answer, inspiring Italy to retain the World Cup when it was held in France four years later.
football.guardian.co.uk /worldcup2006/comment/story/0,,1784740,00.html?gusrc=rss   (2118 words)

 Leap In The Dark: Viva Azzurri: Memories Of World Cup 1982
It was the year that Italy won the World Cup and it might as well have been played in Toronto considering the way the fever that gripped the Italian fans gradually seeped out into the lives of the rest of the city.
Whenever the Azzurri (the Italian national football team) were scheduled to play, these streets were deserted as the bars and cafés were filled to the bursting point.
There's also the fact that unlike hockey, football, baseball, and basketball, there are more opportunities for all children to play, as initially all that is required is an ability to run in the right direction.
blogs.epicindia.com /leapinthedark/2006/06/viva_azzurri_memories_of_world.html   (2079 words)

 World Cup 2006, feature on The advantages of football coming home - MSN UK
Consider the case of Colombia, the World Cup hosts who never were, forced into an embarrassing back-track three years prior to the 1986 competition for financial reasons.
The dubious distinction of the least successful World Cup host in history must then fall upon Spain, whose 1982 campaign was ravaged by dressing-room disharmony.
Football has given me so much, which is why I am so happy to be supporting the Nine Million Campaign to use football to help refugee children throughout the world.
worldcup.uk.msn.com /features/football~coming~home   (890 words)

 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.
www.world-cup-football.org.uk   (404 words)

 Dawn - Football World Cup 2006
With record numbers of red and yellow cards handed out at this World Cup, Blatter said Tuesday it was a ``very wise suggestion'' to amend the existing rules that impose a one-match suspension on players who pick up two cautions across the first round or two in the knockout stage.
BERLIN, July 3 (AP) _ Germany midfielder Torsten Frings was banned from the World Cup semifinals after a FIFA disciplinary committee found him guilty of punching Argentina forward Julio Cruz in a post-match fracas in the quarterfinals.
That means Frings can return for either the World Cup final or the third-place playoff, but has a six-month probation period when any other kind of misconduct means he will have to serve the balance of punishment.
www.dawn.com /events/wc   (6474 words)

 World Cup 2006 - Team Profile: Germany | Reuters.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Germany will need Michael Ballack to reprise his starring World Cup role from four years ago if Juergen Klinsmann's inexperienced team are to get close to a home triumph and secure the nation's fourth World Cup success.
Klinsmann has worked wonders since taking over running the World Cup hosts from Rudi Voeller after a desperate showing at Euro 2004 but they are under huge pressure from an expectant public who will not tolerate another lame campaign, especially not on home soil.
If they do triumph in Berlin on July 9 and lift the World Cup, then many people will be forced to eat their words.
worldcup.reuters.co.uk /germany/profile   (644 words)

 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.
www.worldcupsoccer2002.com /worldcuplegends.htm   (752 words)

 World Football
Brazil was the finest country in the world during the early 1970’s and remember the great Brazilian world cup side of 1970.
West Germany was also becoming a major force in the world football scene during the 1970’s, winning the 1974 world cup and then the 1980 European championships.
The Italians were successful once again in the early 80’s, winning the world cup in 1982, their first trophy since winning the European Championships of 1986.
www.worldfootballyears.com   (395 words)

 ::WorldCupSoccer.com::   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the whistle blew for the first World Cup in Montevideo in July 1930, it was difficult to imagine that the competition would become the greatest sporting festival.
The USA, World Cup minnows since making the semi-finals back in 1930, put on the biggest of shows in 1994, where the final between Brazil and Italy went all the way to penalties and victory for the South Americans.
Unique in the history of football and the most famous of all champions in any other sport, the brazilian Edson Arantes do Nascimento, affectionately known all over the world as Pelé, is the only player to have won three World Cups, in 1958, 1962 and 1970, with the brazilians team.
www.worldcupsoccer.com /hist.htm   (1034 words)

 Scottish International Football 1981/82
Jun 22, 1982 USSR 2 (?) v Scotland 2 (?)
Jun 18, 1982 Brazil 4 (?) v Scotland 1 (?)
Jun 15, 1982 New Zealand 2 (?) v Scotland 5 (?)
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 Kicking and screaming | World Cup 2006 | Guardian Unlimited Football
The World Cup final, the occasion so stirring it inspires Tardelli screams and the thought of which put Thuram in a daze, is an extraordinary curtain call.
Although France and Italy always had the capability, before the tournament began there was little inkling that Zidane would seduce the football world all over again, that France would stop being so frustrating, that old heads and new legs would find harmony.
During the early stages of this World Cup it seemed that Domenech was having a Lemerre - the pressure visibly gnawing away at his composure and bonhomie as it had with Roger Lemerre in 2002.
football.guardian.co.uk /worldcup2006/comment/story/0,,1816189,00.html?gusrc=rss   (1941 words)

 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.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldcup.html   (995 words)

 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.
www.worldcupyears.com   (283 words)

 1800-WorldCup.com - The World United Through Football
How many appearances each country has made in the World Cup Finals.
The 2008 European Football Championship Finals will take place in Austria and Switzerland, from June 7th to June 29th.
Enter the gambling world of casinos and sports betting.
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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.
www.thereggaeboyz.com /history.htm   (937 words)

 espnstar.com - powered by ESPN STAR Sports: Football: World Cup: News Details
The family then returned to Italy in 1982, when Perrotta was just six, the year the Azzurri last won the World Cup.
The town, with a population of just 43,000, is ready to mark Perrotta's place in the World Cup final if the Italians win the trophy.
"We already have one World Cup winner in Sir Geoff Hurst so it would be great to have another one," town mayor Margaret Sidebottom told the Daily Telegraph.
www.espnstar.com /fworldcup/fworldcup_newsdetail_1737487.html   (372 words)

 Football world cup web.com - The Unofficial World cup site - What's your World Cup?
Following mixed performances in the World Cup qualifiers coach Raymond Domenech's team wants to put all of that behind them and are planning nothing less than getting the World Cup trophy into their showcase.
However the World Champions of 1998 are not one of the favorites for 2006.
Appointment of Polish football commissioner not recognised by FIFA and UEFA
worldcupweb.com /WCfootball/2006/teamsheets/france.asp   (476 words)

 World Cup 2006 - Team Profile: Spain | Reuters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the second time running Spain have had to take the playoff route to qualify for a major tournament, but they did at least manage to book their 2006 World Cup place in style with a 6-2 aggregate victory over Slovakia.
The national side have historically played second fiddle to club football in a country where local and regional divisions abound, while the Primera Liga's strength is largely due to the presence of some of South America's top players.
However, injuries to key players such as Raul, Xavi and Vicente have disrupted preparations for the World Cup and are likely to mean significant changes in the first-choice XI.
worldcup.reuters.com /spain/profile   (446 words)

 World Cup History
Random football quote "We had just strung like 17 passes together, beautiful silky soccer, and I turn around and see a guy yawning in the crowd.
Early in the 20th century, FIFA tried to arrange an international tournament, but it wasn't until 1930 that the first World Cup was held.
Held in South America, the first World Cup was ignored by many European nations due to the inconvenience of travel.
www.expertfootball.com /history/world_cup.php   (139 words)

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