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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.
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.
FIFA have announced tonight that they'll no longer be rotating the World Cup from continent to continent which opens the door for anyone to bid for the event in 2018 and we're backing England.
www.worldcupcentre.com   (2248 words)

  
 Football - World Cup 1994 Facts | Free Quiz Questions | Trivia Quiz Resources | Free Pub Quiz Questions | Trivia Quiz
Bulgaria, who had never won a FIFA World Cup match in 16 previous attempts, were the biggest upsets beating Germany en route to the semi-finals.
An African nation had still never organised a finals tournament since the FIFA World Cup was founded in 1930, but with just two stadia they lacked the facilities to stage such a major event.
Over a month of scorching heat, the FIFA World Cup was played in front of a record number of spectators (3,587,538).
www.paulsquiz.com /Resources/Sport/Football_-_World_Cup_1994_Facts   (977 words)

  
  1994 FIFA World Cup . Enpsychlopedia
The 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup, was held in the United States from June 17 to July 17.
This World Cup was the first time in which three points were awarded for a win instead of two, as FIFA hoped to encourage attacking football after the defensive display four years before.
Hero in 1986 as he led Argentina to the World Cup title, he was expelled from the tournament after he failed a drug test.
enpsychlopedia.org /psypsych/Football_World_Cup_1994   (936 words)

  
  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)

  
 Brazilian national football team
Brazil is the national football team with the most FIFA World Cup victories: five after winning in 2002.
In the Football World Cup 1962 Garrincha and his mates went to Chile and won the second world title, called at the time the Jules Rimet Cup.
After finishing as runner-up in the Football World Cup 1998, in the Football World Cup 2002 Brazil won its fifth World Cup at the tournament in Japan and South Korea.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/br/Brazilian_national_football_team.html   (264 words)

  
 FIFA WORLD CUP FOOTBALL COMPETITION | CAR AND MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE HASTINGS DIRECT
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)

  
 World Cup 2006 - Team Profile: Saudi Arabia | Reuters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Saudi Arabia heads to their fourth consecutive World Cup hoping to improve on a dismal showing in 2002 and the team will rely on veteran players and a manager who is new to the job.
The performances were in stark contrast to the promising World Cup debut the Saudis had made in 1994 when they went through to the second round in the United States.
Football at club level is an obsession in Saudi Arabia, and Paqueta has complained that players, exhausted by club schedules, have too little time to prepare for national games.
worldcup.reuters.com /saudiarabia/profile   (671 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Football World Cup 1994
The 1994 Football World Cup was held in the USA.
The total attendance for the final tournament remains the greatest in World Cup history, despite the expansion of the competition to 32 teams in 1998.
Greece and Saudi Arabia played in the World Cup for the first time: there were also a record three teams representing Africa.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/World_Cup_1994   (412 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.
www.angelfire.com /ny5/soccerland9/worldcup.html   (197 words)

  
 World Cup 1994 USA
The 1994 World Cup was held outside of Europe or South America for the very first time in its history.
Hosting the World Cup was seen as a good marketing move for the future birth of Major League Soccer.
Cameroon, the sensation at World Cup 1990, could not produce again and finished with a disastrous 6-1 loss against Russia.
www.expertfootball.com /history/world_cup_1994.php   (1182 words)

  
 Football World Cup
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.
Brazil, by a clear margin, are the most successful World Cup team overall, having won the tournament five times in total and finished as runners-up twice.
The first FIFA World Cup was held in Uruguay and ran from July 13- 30, 1930.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/f/fo/football_world_cup.shtml   (370 words)

  
 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.
worldcup.reuters.com /switzerland/profile   (591 words)

  
 1978 World Cup
Football, in fact, took a back seat as the powers that be debated whether or not to boycott the tournament in protest against General Videla's totalitarian regime and its violation of human rights.
Other "minor" footballing nations such as Iran and Tunisia had their first outings and France was back in the world's top football competition after twelve years in the wilderness.
On top of a FIFA World Cup winners' medal, Kempes also came away from the tournament with the coveted title of top goal-scorer, hitting the net six times.
www.soccerhall.org /history/WorldCup_1978.htm   (607 words)

  
 1994 World Cup
Bulgaria, who had never won a FIFA World Cup match in 16 previous attempts, were the biggest upsets beating Germany en route to the semi-finals.
An African nation had still never organized a finals tournament since the FIFA World Cup was founded in 1930, but with just two staiums they lacked the facilities to stage such a major event.
Over a month of scorching heat, the FIFA World Cup was played in front of a record number of spectators (3,587,538).
www.soccerhall.org /history/WorldCup_1994.htm   (758 words)

  
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The 2006 Football World Cup is scheduled to take place in Germany, after a tense vote.
For the first time a team reached three World Cup finals in a row: Germany had already lost the finals in 1982 and 1986.
This feat was later repeated by Brazil in 1994, 1998 and 2002 with better results: Two titles out of three finals.
www.lycos.com /info/football-world-cup--dpa-germany.html   (362 words)

  
 2002 World Cup Soccer Facts | FIFA World Cup Korea & Japan | World Cup History & Records   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
www.kidzworld.com /article/2145-wacky-world-cup-facts   (316 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Football World Cup, 1994, USA
Morocco, a country with a stronger football tradition, was the USA's main rival when the voting to choose the host nation was going on, and there were many who felt that taking the finals to Africa for the first time would be a positive step.
Between the 1990 World Cup and this one, FIFA had made the first major change to the rules of the game in decades.
FIFA also changed the World Cup rules so that three points rather than two would be awarded for a win in the group stage of the competition, thus discouraging teams from playing for a draw.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A562033   (2085 words)

  
 1994 Football (Soccer) World Cup @ SPORT.y2u.co.uk
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.
This World Cup was the first in which winners of group matches received three points for a win instead of two.
The 1994 World Cup revolutionized television coverage of sports in the USA through the sponsored scoreboard and game clock that were constantly shown on screen throughout the game.
sport.y2u.co.uk /Football_World_Cup/Wcy_Football_World_Cup_1994.htm   (610 words)

  
 1994 FIFA World Cup information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
The total attendance for the final tournament of nearly 3.6 million remains the greatest in World Cup history, despite the expansion of the competition to 32 teams in 1998.
This World Cup was the first in which winners of group matches received three points for a win instead of two.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com /reference/1994_FIFA_World_Cup   (310 words)

  
 Egypt State Information Service - Teams
The Nigeria national football team, nicknamed the Super Eagles, is the national team of Nigeria and is controlled by the Nigeria Football Association.
They reached the World Cup for the first time in Football World Cup 1994 and have been there the two times since.
The Zimbabwe national football team, nicknamed The Warriors, is the national team of Zimbabwe and is controlled by the Zimbabwe Football Association.
www.sis.gov.eg /En/Society/acup/teams/091304000000000004.htm   (280 words)

  
 Brazil World Cup 2006 team Profile from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brazil are ranked number 1 in the world and thats no supprise, the team have won the world cup a massive 5 times since they were first formed, never failed to gain entry to the finals.
World cup 1938 was the turning point for Brazil as they finished in an excellent 3rd place, this was also the year that Leonidas became the first player to score 4 goals in one world cup match, this was the start of a great future of world cup tournaments.
The team are to be guided through the finals by Carlos Alberto Gomes Parreira, he is one of two coaches to have guided four different teams to victory in the world cup.
www.football.co.uk /worldcup/brazil.shtml   (353 words)

  
 World Cup 1994
Football - not only the most popular of sports, but also one in which spectacle and big business play their roles - has held its premier event, the World Cup championship, since 1930.
As is the tradition, there are various venues but the actual host country on this occasion is a newcomer to the great world of football - the USA.
It should be mentioned, however, that there are oral records of long-standing which tell of Indian football in the pre-Columbian era, as well as written records of 1634 from the state of Massachusetts.
www.telecom.gov.sk /externe/znamky/1994/9432e.html   (152 words)

  
 Football
Game number one of the 635 qualifying matches to be played for football's 1998 World Cup is Dominica versus Antigua, and while it would come as no great surprise if it has bypassed the rest of the universe, it is, of course, driving the islanders here into a frenzy of anticipation.
It is all a far cry from the last match to be played in the World Cup, the 1994 final in Pasadena, when the combined players' salaries would have swamped Dominica's GNP, and the attendance was substantially higher than Dominica's official population of 71,000.
And if the Dominican footballers are as creative as the artist who designs some of the hotel's brochures here (which bear as much resemblance to the real thing as Batley Town Hall does to the Taj Mahal) then they are definitely in with a shout.
www.avirtualdominica.com /news/worldcup.htm   (1332 words)

  
 Official World Cup Match Balls
The first ball used in the World Cup to use the Buckminster type of design.The first ball with 32 fl and white panels.
The FIFA World Cup Mexico, saw the introduction of the first polyurethane coated ball which was rain-resistant.
FIFA World Cup USA, 1994, official ball which was enveloped in a layer of polystyrene foam.
www.soccerballworld.com /HistoryWCBalls.htm   (441 words)

  
 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)

  
 rediff.com: Football World Cup - Brazil unruffled by dark horses tag
Four times champions Brazil say they are unruffled about playing the unfamiliar role of dark horses in the run-up to the World Cup.
But, with the worst apparently behind them, the players say they are not bothered if the football world is talking about other teams and warn they are out to prove the pundits wrong.
On the pitch, however, the players believe they are peaking at the right time and aim to forget, temporarily at least, the boardroom chaos.
www.rediff.com /sports/football/2002/may/31braz.htm   (707 words)

  
 Brazil football team in the 1994 World Cup
Brazil in the World Cup 2006 - Germany
Then, in a long free kick, Branco scored; Branco was a veteran, who had participated of the cups in 1986 and 1990, who was much admired by the Brazilians for his braveness.
For the first time in the History of World Cups, a final ends in 0 x 0, and must be decided in penalty kicks.
www.v-brazil.com /culture/sports/world-cup/1994-United-States.html   (1397 words)

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