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  Football World Cup 1998 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1998 Football World Cup was held in France.
This was the first World Cup title for France, who joined Brazil and five others (Uruguay, Italy, Germany, England, and Argentina) to be world champions.
This World Cup tournament was the first one for the countries of Croatia, Jamaica, Japan, and South Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_World_Cup_1998   (310 words)

 Brazilian national football team
The Brazilian national football team 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.
gamesinathens.com /olympics/b/br/brazilian_national_football_team.shtml   (286 words)

 Without Impunity - vii.n.2 - World Cup Bits
The excitement of the World Cup can be felt from pole to pole; millions of people in countries around the world are glued to their television sets cheering their national teams (or that of their favorite countries) to victory.
While Brazil has a stellar record in the World Cup, having become champion four times, its record on human rights is rather poorer, human rights and community leaders are often harassed, torture is rampant, and hundreds of people continue to be killed annually by police and death squads.
While the world rejoiced at the enthusiasm of Jaimacans playing their first World Cup, it has been less ready to notice the silent cries of poor teenage boys who are increasingly resorting to prostitution to support themselves.
www.derechos.org /wi/2/cup.html   (667 words)

 AVault | PC | FIFA: Road to the World Cup 98 Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
World Cup 98 in France is looming on the horizon.
You can call it soccer, or football, or futbol, or whatever you want, but it's the greatest game in the world and the World Cup is the greatest tournament in the world.
You can further customize squads for league or Cup play by editing the skills of the players on the team, transferring or trading players to and from your team, and even deciding which players get to represent their national side in Cup competition.
www.avault.com /reviews/review_temp.asp?game=fifa98   (496 words)

 Football World Cup 1998 (squads) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Below are the rosters for the 1998 World Cup tournament in France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_World_Cup_1998_(squads)   (43 words)

 World Cup 98
World Cup analysis has already been appearing in the Bangkok Post for months, and it is sure to continue.
Over-confidence, a tendency for players to negotiate club deals during the World Cup and internal wrangling have all hit Brazil during previous tournaments and there are indications that they could strike again in France.
The world’s best paid and most feared player is set to experience his first World Cup in France and claims he wants to celebrate by breaking Frenchman Just Fontaine’s record of 13 goals in a single tournament.
www.bangkokpost.com /education/latest/wcnews.htm   (2301 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)

 Pravda.RU:End of football? World Cup 2002 afterword
The things, which took place with the world football in Japan and Korea (in the offices of FIFA officials, to be more precise) can be called “the end of football.”
The organizers of the World Cup of 1998 were doing their best to help the unintelligible French team to climb to the top and get the cup.
Football officials did not dare to make Japan or Korea win the World Cup – this would be too dramatic, but those teams got the things that they could only dream of – cancelled goals and penalty kicks.
english.pravda.ru /main/2002/07/05/31840_.html   (810 words)

 uefa.com - Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
While rules on the number of foreign players allowed in domestic squads have put the squeeze on some overseas transfers, French clubs are still happy to pick up players from what is regarded as one of the most abundant reserves of footballing talent on the planet.
Roger Lemerre led Tunisia to success at the 2004 African Cup of Nations, Henri Michel is now close to leading the Ivory Coast to the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals while Claude Le Roy is the coach of DR Congo.
At the end of the second world war, 19 African countries were French colonies and while France has since relinquished all of her African possessions, the cultural links between the former colonies and their one time motherland remain deep.
www.uefa.com /magazine/news/Kind=128/newsId=311784.html   (605 words)

 England's World Cup Final Tournament Goakeepers by Number of Appearances
Only eight men have kept goal for England in the 11 World Cup final tournaments in which England have played, and one of these, Peter Bonetti, was a last-minute, one-time replacement for a regular fallen ill, Gordon Banks.
Seaman was on the squads for three tournaments, but did not play at the first in 1990.
Both Ron Springett and Bonetti were on the squads for two tournaments, but Springett did not play at his second tournament in 1966 and Bonetti, who, as noted above, made only one appearance at the 1970 tournament, did not play at his first tournament in 1966.
www.englandfootballonline.com /CmpWC/CmpWCPlyrsGkprs.html   (279 words)

 ABC Sports - ABC Sports announces talent for 2002 World Cup
It was injury in 1998 that opened the door for his first on-camera stint when he took advantage of the time off the field to do sideline reporting for the San Jose Clash.
The former Univision talent has covered World Cup France '98, Copa America 2001, the Mexican First Division and Super Bowl XXXIII as an associate producer or reporter for Univision and its parent company, Televisa.
The former Miss Hispanidad 1998 and Miss Florida USA 2000 runner-up was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, and moved to Miami when she was nine years old.
espn.go.com /abcsports/pressreleases/s/2002/0514/1382253.html   (1191 words)

 Encyclopedia article on New York Yankees [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Yankees won the day, driving a stake through the hearts of their rivals' fans when Bucky Dent drove a game-winning home run over the "Green Monster," one of several emotional moments in the team's history that had Red Sox fans wondering if their team was under some kind of a curse.
The loss in the 2001 World Series effectively marked the end of the 1990s Yankee dynasty, as lynchpin players began to retire, not re-signed, or traded.
American Football's example of balanced salaries, correlated with its now-massive parity and mainstream impact, demonstrates that keeping athletic salaries fair is good for the sport and therefore everyone - TV outlets, owners, players, fans.
encyclozine.com /New_York_Yankees   (3755 words)

 Xtratime Community - Team USA World Cup squad
Among those making their US Cup debut in South Korea and Japan are forward Clint Mathis of MetroStars, Carlos Llamosa of the New England Revolution and Colorado's Pablo Mastroeni -- the only member of the final roster who did not play for the US team in qualifying.
Seven players will be on their third US World Cup team, including captain Claudio Reyna from Sunderland of the English Premiership, all-time US World Cup goal leader Earnie Stewart of Dutch team NAC Breda, US caps leader Cobi Jones of the Los Angeles Galaxy and Joe-Max Moore of England's Everton.
Tottenham's Kasey Keller was on the 1990 and 1998 rosters.
www.xtratime.org /forum/showthread.php?t=72177   (892 words)

 CNN.com - Nike-Adidas already in World Cup final - May 22, 2002
The world's two biggest sportswear manufacturers have lined up millions of dollars of talent to wear their shirts and boots.
Adidas underlined its commitment to German football last year by paying $67 million for a 10 percent stake in Bayern-Munich, Germany's most popular and profitable club.
At the 1994 World Cup finals in the U.S., Adidas sponsored 10 of the 24 teams.
archives.cnn.com /2002/BUSINESS/04/26/adidas.nike.worldcup   (574 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Soccer: Competitions: World Cup: 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
AskMen.com - World Cup 2002 - Special feature with statistics, predictions and ranking of the FIFA world cup qualifying teams and players.
Graham and Stefan's World Cup 2002 Journal - Daily diary of World Cup-related musings from the eponymous "Graham and Stefan".
World Cup 2002 Goals - Offers downloads of all the goals from the 2002 World Cup in MPEG video format.
dmoz.org /Sports/Soccer/Competitions/World_Cup/2002   (450 words)

The Argentine squad booked their qualification ticket with four games remaining after they impressed the whole world with an excellent qualification journey.
The English were about to lose their automatic world cup spot until the injury time of their qualifier match against Greece when Beckham, one of England's wonders in the football world, booked their world cup spot with the equalizer.
Sweden's modern and extremely talented squad are ready to press their excellent football experience into the world cup especially that they fell into this summer's group of death.
www.omeldonia.com /Sports/Gf.asp   (359 words)

 Football, Soccer: African Cup Of Nations 2000 The age structure of the 16 squads
Football, Soccer: African Cup Of Nations 2000 The age structure of the 16 squads
But not only this gives an edge to the 'non-locals': This Nations Cup is a test for that first generation of players who were recruited in huge number by European clubs as teenagers and 'reconfigured' into 'European Africans' and now coming into adult players age.
In some way their careers resemble a bit those of some of the French World champions, only that they decided to play for their home countries (f.e.
www.the-shot.com /africa/african-nations-cup-2000/profs.html   (415 words)

 Pravda.RU End of football? World Cup 2002 afterword   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Centres of the World Congress of Russian-Speaking Jewry will be set up in Moscow, Jerusalem, New York and Berlin, Valery Engel, chairman of the congress's organising committee, told a news conference in Moscow.
Moscow was the only city in the whole world, where there were so many enterprises and organizations, which used radioactive substances and devices in their activities.
In this message he stressed that the work of the Congress was very important in the current situation when the whole world was fighting with extremism and xenophobia that were the sources of international terrorism, according to Putin.
english.pravda.ru /society/2002/07/05/31840.html   (2756 words)

 TIME.com: World Cup 2002 - Coaches Who Lead by Example
The World Cup will serve as a showcase for the country's managerial surplus, with Frenchmen at the helm of four of the 32 squads bound for Asia.
Claude Le Roy, who coached Cameroon's 1998 World Cup side, has signed on at Shanghai's Cosco, while Manuel Amoros, who collected 82 caps with les Bleus, has taken the helm at the Tunisian club Sfax.
If the foursome at the World Cup draw good performances from their teams, the football factory may find orders for its by-products mirroring the demand for its main export.
www.time.com /time/worldcup2002/020128/coaches.html   (596 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet WorldCup: News - World Cup thugs to go in back of the net
England's fans have gained massive notoriety following the clashes at the World Cup in France in 1998 and the 2000 European Championships in Belgium.
Squads of highly trained, heavily armed police and security forces in Japan have been in training camps for months to deal with hooligans at the World Cup, which will be co-hosted with South Korea.
Ko Yamaguchi, director general of the communications bureau at Japan's World Cup Organising Committee (JAWOC), says 365,000 foreigners are expected to visit Japan alone, with more than two million people travelling between the co-host countries.
www.soccernet.com /worldcup/news/2002/0122/20020122wcnetgun.html   (313 words)

 AskMen.com - Denmark World Cup 2002 Preview
Denmark is looking to improve on a close quarterfinal loss to soccer superpower Brazil in the 1998 World Cup.
Denmark is noted for strict risk management on the field and for staying with one strategy for the duration of a match, regardless of the outcome.
A lack of tactical creativity could haunt the team as it faces more spontaneous squads during the World Cup.
askmen.com /specials/world_cup_2002/denmark.html   (162 words)

 Soccer365   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
UEFA have announced that clubs in the Champions League and UEFA Cup will have to include up to eight 'homegrown' players in their 25-man squads.
European football's ruling body will also press ahead with plans for the measure to be adopted in domestic competitions - although that has yet to be agreed by the national associations.
The new rule for European competitions will be introduced from the 2006-07 season with clubs needing to include a minimum of four homegrown players in a squad.
www.soccer365.com /EUROPEAN_NEWS/Premiership/page_99_90689.shtml   (273 words)

 Articles - Football World Cup 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 2002 Football World Cup (Official name:2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™) was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30.
The format of the competiton stayed the same as in 1998: 32 teams were split into eight groups of four.
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.
www.gaple.com /articles/Football_World_Cup_2002   (1126 words)

 World Cup Football News
The development has not gone unnoticed and the world champions' back four is now made up of players plying their trade in the top leagues on the planet.
Australia's footballers sealed a deal on Wednesday which ensures they receive a share of the Socceroos' revenues and prize money from major tournaments, including the FIFA World Cup™.
Not once have Finland reached a major finals and the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ is unlikely to be any different given the Finns lie ten points behind the Netherlands in their qualifying group.
www.neurotribe.net /footballblog   (7976 words)

 BBC News | Football | World cup warm-ups hit by injury
Glenn Hoddle is hoping tonight's World Cup warm up match against Switzerland in Berne will help him fill some of the vacant slots in his World Cup squad.
That leaves less than half the squad to be filled, and players like Paul Merson, Steve McManaman, Rio Ferdinand, Rob Lee and Andy Hinchcliffe look set to be given the chance to stake their claim in Berne.
The situation is expected to be reversed in another World Cup warm-up game against Finland next month.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/sport/football/newsid_69000/69760.stm   (785 words)

 Articles - Football World Cup 1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Greece and Saudi Arabia played in the World Cup for the first time: there were also a record three teams representing Africa.
The United States-Switzerland match in the Pontiac Silverdome was the first to be played indoors in World Cup history: grass had to be shipped in at great expense from California.
This was the first, and currently only time, a British side has not been in the World Cup finals since they started to participate in the tournament.
www.multisection.com /articles/Football_World_Cup_1994   (181 words)

 World Cup 2002 Team Profiles :: Group G
Three-time World Champions have done their usual trick of struggling in friendly matches in the run-up to a World Cup finals.
They lost the final of Euro 2000 by not keeping the ball away from their French opponents in the last moments of the match, thus giving the lie to the old chestnut that "Italy can always hang on to a lead".
Croatia finished third in their first appearance at the World Cup in 1998 but the squad is getting older and new younger players have yet to burst on the scene.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/archives/wc2002/fo/tp/gg.html   (1253 words)

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