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  Football World Cup 2002
Now Planet Football must face up to a none-too-certain future as the wild promises which have marked the last ten years are shown to be somewhat short of the mark.
World Cup 2002 was always intended to have a purpose over and very much above a sporting one.
Whatever commercial spin-offs arise from the World Cup - and this was largely dependent on the continued success or otherwise of the England team who survived to the quarter finals - will be more than offset by the sharp decline in television money.
www.marxist.com /Asia/worldcup2002sj.html   (980 words)

  
 Football World Cup 2002 - Information from Reference.com
The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30.
It was also the first World Cup held in Asia, and the first held outside South America, Europe, and North America.
The World Cup started with a shock, as defending champions France, playing without the injured Zinedine Zidane, were beaten by tournament newcomers Senegal, 1-0 - the match's only goal scored by Papa Bouba Diop.
www.reference.com /search?q=Football+World+Cup+2002   (1212 words)

  
 Tunisia at the 2002 World Cup, Korea Japan
Tunisia's national football team lost Sunday to Denmark (1-2), in a warm-up match to the World Cup finals.
The new coaches are Ammar Souayah, who had led a Tunisian underdog team to win the national football cup last year, and Khemais Labidi, former head-coach of the Tunisian football squad which won, last september, the gold medal at the Tunis Mediterranean Games.
According to the FIFA football rankings published March 22 by world football governing body FIFA, The Tunisian team currently holds the 29th position among all other nations of the world.
www.tunisiaonline.com /news/worldcup2002   (999 words)

  
 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)

  
 Worldcupjapankorea.com - World Cup Fans Portal
In the end however, it was two familiar faces, Germany and Brazil, who played for the world championship, and it was the South Americans who won their unprecedented fifth FIFA World Cup.
The first FIFA World Cup hosted in Asia, fellow co-hosts, Japan were busy having a party of their own.
By claiming their fifth world championship at Asia’s first finals, Brazil kept alive their extraordinary record of having won the FIFA World Cup on every continent that has hosted the event.
www.worldcupjapankorea.com   (709 words)

  
 World Cup Soccer - South Africa 2010 - FIFA World Cup Soccer Blog
With the 2006 World Cup in our rear view mirror and 2010 qualifying right around the corner, we think it is about time to make a few changes to little ol’ World Cup Blog.
Usually when you talk about the national team of the country hosting the World Cup you do so in the context of whether or not they will use the home field advantage to advance far in the competition.
Bob has already posted the squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers, at home against Chile on the 13th and away to Venezuela on the 16th, and you've all had a chance to vent in the comments.
www.worldcupblog.org   (1654 words)

  
 Games : FIFA World Cup 2002
FIFA World Cup 2002 may well be the easiest to pick up and play of any EA title, but without diminishing the feeling of authenticity we?ve come to expect of this series.
Even though FIFA World Cup 2002 only provides two modes of play, the World Cup experience is recreated well enough to make up for it.
FIFA World Cup 2002 is scheduled to be released in April, 2002.
www.nintendo.com /gamemini?gameid=m-Game-0000-1012   (815 words)

  
 World Cup 2002 - ABC Sport
Thousands of "genuine fans" will be denied the chance to see Sunday's World Cup final because many seats have been bought for corporate fat cats on a business jaunt, industry sources said.
But football's international governing body FIFA insisted this was not the case as a mere 2.8 per cent of the 3.2 million tickets to the month-long competition co-hosted by Japan and South Korea were sold as official corporate hospitality packages.
Some went to World Cup sponsors to be used in promotions, offering poorer members of the public a chance to see matches, said FIFA spokesperson Regula Bleuer.
www.abc.net.au /worldcup2002/items/s590803.htm   (813 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)

  
  BBC SPORT | WORLD CUP 2002 | World's last football-free zone
While much of the world is consumed by watching the football World Cup in Japan and South Korea, there are a few football-free zones left in the world - one of them is Virginia.
She was really quite distressed, having missed Ireland play Cameroon in the World Cup, realising too late that taking up a job in Norfolk during June 2002 could have its downside.
Links to more World Cup 2002 stories are at the foot of the page.
home.gwu.edu /~imcglynn/world_cup/koreajapan.html   (324 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Finland national football team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Finland national football team represents Finland in international football competitions and is controlled by the Football Association of Finland.
The World Football Elo Ratings (Elo is pronounced E.L.O. despite the fact it is not an initialism) is a ranking system for mens national teams in football (soccer).
In football (soccer), the Bosman ruling is one that allows professional football players in the European Union to move freely to another club at the end of their term of contract with their present team.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Finland_national_football_team/History   (1179 words)

  
  Football World Cup 2002 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
As decided by FIFA in May 1996 in Zurich, for the first time in its history, the World Cup was organised by two countries, which also meant that for the first time three teams (South Korea and Japan as co-hosts and 1998 World Cup champion France) received automatic places in the tournament.
The format of the competiton stayed the same as in the 1998 World Cup: thirty-two teams were split into eight groups of four.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_World_Cup_2002   (684 words)

  
 Football World Cup 2002 (match reports) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2002 Football World Cup matches were the deciding football (soccer) matches organized in the 2002 Football World Cup, held from May 31 through to the final on June 30, at various venues throughout South Korea and Japan.
The World Cup started with a shock, as defending champions France, playing without the injured Zinedine Zidane, were beaten by tournament newcomers Senegal, 1-0 - the match's only goal scored by Papa Bouba Diop.
Ireland were playing without ex-captain Roy Keane, sent home days before the World Cup, but led by his unrelated namesake Robbie claimed second place at the expense of African champions Cameroon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2002_World_Cup_Tournament   (1028 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)

  
 Football World Cup 2002 (qualification) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Poland, a force in world football in the early Seventies, and a constant presence at the FIFA World Cup™ between 1974 and 1986, announced their return with a glut of goals from a nationalised Nigerian, Emmanuel Olisadebe.
This means that a team of that Continental Zone would have to play-off against a team of another Continental Zone, in a home-and-away basis, winner of this play-off qualifying to the World Cup.
Togolese Souleymane Mamam became the youngest player ever to take to a World Cup preliminary game field at the tender age of 13 years and 310 days in Lomé in May 2001.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Football_World_Cup_2002_(qualification)   (930 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Football World Cup, 2002, Japan and South Korea
It was a bold move by FIFA, and one which clearly reflected the world football governing body's desire to popularise football in areas of the world where the sport wasn't a traditional favourite.
The 1966 World Cup was a defining moment for both Korea and Italy.
The World Cup third place play-off is often something of a non-event, but the presence of South Korea and their hordes of fervent fans ensured that this tournament's battle for bronze medals wouldn't lack atmosphere.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A793640   (7322 words)

  
 Football World Cup 2002: Referee selection process should be above Independent, The (London) - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
THAT THE World Cup has for the most part illustrated football at its most open and astonishingly unpredictable owes much to the frustrations felt by many after the often sterile and cynical Italia 90.
The 64 matches at this high-profile World Cup will set the standard for how matches are controlled throughout the world in the future.
The most striking difference between World Cup 2002 and those of 1998 and 1994, despite the high number of disciplinary cards this time, is the encouragement referees have been given to allow the matches to flow.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_20020624/ai_n12620201   (814 words)

  
 CNN.com - Korea and Japan: United nations of football - May 30, 2002
Cup organizing officials are eager to portray such symbols as signaling hope for warmer ties and a more harmonious future between two former foes.
It is the first official visit of a member of the Japanese royal family since the end of World War II in 1945 brought an end to Japan's colonial rule on the Korean Peninsula.
Japan's imperial legacy has not been forgotten in Korea and despite the gloss of the World Cup harmony campaign, there have been several spats in the run-up to the tournament.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/worldcup/05/30/korea.japan/index.html   (621 words)

  
 South Korea and Japan, 2002 : World Cup Football host country
Initially in the bidding process for the 2002 World Cup, South Korea and Japan were competitors.
The quickest yellow card shown to a substitute in the history of World Cup finals was awarded to Korean forward Cha Doo-Ri during his two-minute's play in a First Round match against Poland on 4 June 2002.
Senegal is one of the 28 countries in the world which recognize Taiwan as a nation.
www.topendsports.com /events/worldcupsoccer/hosts/korea-2002.htm   (578 words)

  
 CNN.com - Korea and Japan: United nations of football - May 30, 2002
Cup organizing officials are eager to portray such symbols as signaling hope for warmer ties and a more harmonious future between two former foes.
It is the first official visit of a member of the Japanese royal family since the end of World War II in 1945 brought an end to Japan's colonial rule on the Korean Peninsula.
Japan's imperial legacy has not been forgotten in Korea and despite the gloss of the World Cup harmony campaign, there have been several spats in the run-up to the tournament.
edition.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/worldcup/05/30/korea.japan/index.html   (621 words)

  
 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.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fo/Football_World_Cup_2002.html   (988 words)

  
 Mirago : Sports: Soccer: Competitions: World Cup: 2002
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.
www.mirago.co.uk /scripts/dir.aspx?cat=Top%2fSports%2fSoccer%2fCompetitions%2fWorld_Cup%2f2002   (460 words)

  
 Football Boots :: World Cup 2002
Following the 1990 World Cup in Italy — in which a mere 2.2 goals per game were scored, and was thenceforth dubbed "the most boring World Cup ever" — FIFA feared for the popularity of the sport itself.
At the beginning of the 20th century, studs (‘cleats’ in American English) made of leather were used on football boots.
From these early days of football up until Italy 1990, the materials and design used in making soccer shoes had evolved into lighter, easier to wear boots featuring molded plastic studs and kangaroo skin.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/archives/wc2002/fo/mw/ss.html   (759 words)

  
 One World Around Football | World Cup 2006 | Deutsche Welle | 21.06.2002
Far from being the polarised victims of disintegrating society, the World Cup has showed that we still enjoy each other’s company and that the language of football talks sense.
It may not bring world peace, as claimed in the opening ceremony by FIFA president Sepp Blatter, but it has a certain talent for promoting unity…which is the end of another word: community.
World Cup Stories DW-Akademie hosted a seminar for foreign journalists during the 2006 World Cup.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,,576158,00.html   (706 words)

  
 Football Security :: World Cup 2002
Billed as a "dry run" for the upcoming World Cup, the recent Kirin Cup Japan-Ukraine friendly witnessed a massive display of force, with some 3,000 security personnel on hand for the game.
There are several keys to making the World Cup a success in his opinion.
Drinking, the removal of clothing, and the passions exhibited at the ground by football fans cannot automatically be equated with hooliganism.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/archives/wc2002/fo/mw/wcmjcffe.html   (1062 words)

  
 rediff.com: 2002 FIFA World Cup home page
Brazil are the only country to have made it to 3 consecutive finals of the World Cup.
The 2002 World Cup clearly demonstrated the 'Beautiful Game' that soccer is. A celebration of some of the finest moments of the month-long tourney.
The Argentine football legend dismissed Brazil as a "mediocre" team who were lucky to win the World Cup.
www.rediff.com /sports/football/worldcup.htm   (422 words)

  
 BBC - Stoke and Staffordshire Sport - 2002 World Cup haircuts
Watanabe says that in the era of football globalisation, where players have become mercenaries seeking the highest wages anywhere in the world, a stand-out hair style is a way to be noticed by talent scouts.
Hair colour, not style, has become the hallmark of 2002 World Cup co-hosts Japan and South Korea as much as their rise as Asian football powers.
The naturally fl haired Nakata dyed his hair red at the 1998 World Cup in France to catch the eye of European scouts.
www.bbc.co.uk /stoke/sport/2003/10/worldcup_haircuts.shtml   (773 words)

  
 2002 Football (Soccer) World Cup @ SPORT.y2u.co.uk
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.
As decided by FIFA in May 1996 in Zurich, for the first time in its history, the World Cup was organised by two countries, which also meant that for the first time three teams (South Korea and Japan as co-hosts and 1998 World Cup champion France) received automatic places in the tournament.
The 2002 final was the first time Brazil and Germany had ever faced one another at a World Cup.
sport.y2u.co.uk /Football_World_Cup/Wcy_Football_World_Cup_2002.htm   (681 words)

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