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 Scotland national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scotland's best well-known result was in 1967, when they defeated the then FIFA world champions England 3-2 at Wembley Stadium.
The Scotland national football team have played international football longer than any other nation in the world along with England, whom they competed against in the world's first international football match at the West of Scotland Cricket Club, Partick, in 1872.
The Tartan Army and the roligans of Denmark are often considered the best national team fans in Europe, if not the world. /wiki/Scotland_national_football_team   (510 words)

 Greece national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Greece national football team is the national football team of Greece and is controlled by the Hellenic Football Federation.
The Euro 2004 winners were selected as World Team of the Year at the 2005 Laureus World Sports Awards.
The team has appeared on stamps and received medals from the President of Greece, the Archbishop of Athens, and an ecstatic ovation from the country's population which came out to see the team and the trophy from the Athens airport to the Panathinaiko Stadium where the Greek political and religious leadership was awaiting them. /wiki/Greece_national_football_team   (1074 words)

 BBC SPORT Sports Talk Do Scotland have a hope?
Scotland are poxy, if you can't beat the pants off a country with the population of Inverness, you should quit international football now and go back to school to practice with kids.
Scottish football is a joke, you're not fit to lick the boots of the England team.
Scotland's main target striker, Kevin Kyle, isn't even playing first team football for Sunderland, no disrespect to them. /sport1/hi/sports_talk/2243214.stm   (6005 words)

 Berti Vogts -
In 1990, he was promoted to manager of the national team, leading Germany to a EURO 96 win.
After his playing career ended, he became a coach for Germany's under-20 national team, and continued in that role until 1990.
Vogts joined the boys' football team of local sports club VfR Büttgen in 1954 when he was seven, staying with them until his 1965 transfer to Borussia Mönchengladbach. /psypsych/Berti_Vogts   (540 words) England national football team Article
England played in the first ever international football match, a game against Scotland which took place in Partick, outside Glasgow, in 1872.
The England national football team is organised under the auspices of The Football Association, the governing body for football in England, and represents the country in international football competitions, such as the World Cup and the European Championships.
In 2001, Sven-Göran Eriksson became the first foreign national (he is Swedish) to become the manager of England. /england_national_football_team.html   (482 words)

 The Road To Hampden Scotland International Football-national team reports-ticket booking-news
Scotland's youngsters proved tonight's B international was not a total waste of time by knocking on the door of Walter Smith with their first Future Cup win at Rugby Park.[Report]
SCOTLAND are likely to finalise their preparations for the 2008 European Championship qualifying campaign by taking part in the Kirin Cup tournament in Japan this summer.
Scotland manager Walter Smith expressed pride in his team despite a draw in Belarus that he admits leaves them struggling to qualify from their group. /nationalsidereports.html   (1331 words)

 TeamMelli Website
Team Melli Iran to play against Costa Rica on 1st March 2006, designated as FIFA day as part of the preparation for the World Cup 2006.
Team Melli defeats Costa Rica 3-2 in a friendly on March 1st 2006.
The Iranian soccer team is preparing for the 2006 soccer World Cup in Germany, in the Bernese Oberland from May 8 through May 18, 2006.   (388 words)

 Schools need football É and so does the nation - [Sunday Herald]
Football needs to be introduced back onto the school curriculum with the greatest of urgency, coaching offered to both girls and boys, and that means providing a whole new tier of specialised staff to teach and supervise sessions.
So children didn't get to play football at school, nor could they find anywhere to play it at home, and anyone who wonders why Scottish football is completely and utterly dead might also take the time to question why their city has started to look like Legoland and why child obesity is on the increase.
Think of the positive effect on children, particularly in deprived areas, when that option of playing a popular team sport is taken for granted, and one in which they can participate with no extra cost to their parents. /27638   (783 words)

 Scotland on Sunday - GB team could be in place for 2008
As many top international football names are attracted to clubs such as Rangers and Celtic by the guarantee of European soccer each season, there are concerns that any move to a UK team would weaken the argument for Scottish clubs having places in European fixtures and lead to cash draining away.
Brooking told Scotland on Sunday he is launching a campaign for a UK team to play in the Olympics, and that the FA's executive director, David Davies, will try to do a deal with the Scottish, Welsh and Irish associations.
Despite that, the Scottish Executive has already backed the idea of a UK football team for the Olympics, provided Scotland's independence as a footballing nation would not be placed in jeopardy. /index.cfm?id=1640852005&20050717130243   (938 words)

 Scotland: Sports and Interests
Scotland is a major force in international rugby, taking part in the "Five Nations" Championships (with England, Ireland, Wales and France) and regularly touring other Rugby nations.
The first Scotland - England international was played in 1870, although very few of the "scottish" players actually had much scottish blood.
Scotland's national sport is Football (known to some as Soccer) which is played widely on both a professional and amateur basis. /home/scotland/sports.html   (796 words)

 Pravda.RU Russian national football team to play against Tunisia in genuine Japanese heat
Japanese weather prepared an unpleasant surprise for the national football teams of Russia and Tunisia which are playing on Wednesday in a World Cup match in the city of Kobe in the south of Japan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin watched a Thursday workout of the Russian national football team, after which he had his picture taken with the players and the coaches.
The Golden Generation of Portuguese Football which won two world youth cups back at the beginning of the 1990s but never reached its full potential as seniors, is confident in a good performance in Japan/Korea. /sport/2002/06/05/29742.html   (2050 words)

 List of Scotland national football team results - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article lists the results for the Scotland national football team from their first match against England in 1872 to the present day.
West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Glasgow (H) Wales
West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Glasgow (H) England /wiki/List_of_Scotland_national_football_team_results   (414 words)

 Secular Blasphemy
Berti Vogts, the manager of Scotland's national football team, is easily the most unpopular man in the country, after the side's dismal performance on the field.
The Scots tend to take their football seriously, and have a very long memory.
The Guardian presents a number of photoshop'd pictures of the German expat under fire, including the one on the right, showing Vogt as the English king who was soundly beaten by the Scots (remember Braveheart?). /0001561/2002/10/11.html   (863 words)

 Hampden Park: Encyclopedia topic
'Hampden' is one of the homes of football (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) and the world's oldest international football ground that celebrated its centenary on October 31, 2003.
is a scottish football (soccer)football team with much history and...
This actually happened at the West of Scotland Cricket Club (West of Scotland Cricket Club: the west of scotland cricket club is a large cricket club based in glasgow.... /reference/hampden_park   (983 words)

 Scotland's Game: The Fans
The Tartan Army refers to the supporters of Scotland's National Football Team who regularly attend matches home and away.
Scotland football supporters singing around the L'Arc de Triompe are, Paris.
Scotland were put out in the first round. /scotball/fans/6   (78 words)

 England national football team -
England would only play the other Home Nations (Scotland, Wales and what was then Ireland) for nearly 40 years - partly due to the dominance of the UK in international football, as well as the problems of arranging internationals in the days before air travel was commonplace.
England played their first match at Wembley Stadium in 1924, the year after it was completed, against Scotland, but for the next 27 years would only use Wembley as a venue for Scotland matches; other opposition were still entertained at club grounds around the country.
For the first 50 years of its existence, the England team played its home matches at different venues all around the country; for the first few years it used cricket grounds, before later moving on to football clubs' stadiums. /psypsych/England_national_football_team   (2817 words)

 The Tartan Army in Norway
In the 1996 UEFA finals in England, the Scotland fans came second in the Supporters league behind the Dutch (who came second last time).
The majority of the "foot soldiers" are (naturally) based in Scotland, however there are very many exiled in other countries who retain their allegance and follow their national team around the world.
Do not be afraid of us, we let our team do battle on the football pitch whilst we engage in international ambassadorship in the streets and on the terraces. /_sgt/f10000.htm   (245 words)

 Wales national football team: Encyclopedia topic
The updated page can be found at: wales national football team
They have never qualified for the European Championship (European Championship: the uefa european championship is the main national football competition of the uefa...
Robbie Savage (Robbie Savage: robbie savage (born wrexham, clwyd, 18 october 1974) is a professional football... /reference/wales_national_football_team   (536 words)

 Ireland National Football Team
As Brazil have the love of the game Irish team are full of will to win a game, especially against North Ireland or England.
Team often mistaken to be like the english or scottish team.
Ireland team is totally appart, it's a mix between english and scottish, one rude and one more strategic. /irlande   (299 words)

 ESPNsoccernet: Scotland Team Page
Scotland coach Walter Smith has named four new faces in his 20-man squad for the Kirin Cup tournament in Japan next month where they will face Bulgaria and the hosts.
Hibernian manager Tony Mowbray has backed Garry O'Connor's decision to pull out of Scotland's friendly against Switzerland tomorrow night.
Scotland manager Walter Smith is unhappy with Celtic after they withdrew three players from his squad so they could play testimonials for Roy Keane and Alan Shearer this week. /team?id=580&cc=5901   (302 words)

 Scotland National Team
He is now doubtful for Scotland's trip to Japan, with Walter Smith and his squad leaving for the Kirin Cup tomorrow afternoon.
Walter Smith's Scotland side will arrive in Japan just as Asia's best-known domestic competition shuts down mid-season for the World Cup.
and the Scotland team or between Gordon Strachan and Walter Smith," said Strachan. /scotland   (320 words)

He played in the team that knocked Celtic out of the Scottish Cup and ironically the last time he started a match was at Ibrox in a 4-1 Scottish Cup quarter-final defeat in March 1978.
Scotland had played several matches where the opposition used substitutes but didn’t use one themselves until 1960 when Alex Young replaced an injured Denis Law against Austria in Vienna.
Colin scored in Scotland's next match - a 1-1 draw against Ireland in Dublin - to take his tally to ten in seven games. /archive/archive/archive123.htm   (1981 words)

 England National Football Team Player Eligibility
The national teams of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are, however, a special case because these four “home countries” are part of one national state, the United Kingdom.
Several famous footballers played for more than one national team in the old days.
Any person holding the nationality of a country is eligible to play for the representative teams of the Association of his country. /TeamBack/Eligibiliy.html   (1533 words)

 Sponsorship - Nationwide
Our involvement in football spans across the whole of the game from the Nationwide Conference through to our international sponsorships of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Nationwide is a long term sponsor of football in the UK and also supports music through its sponsorship of the Nationwide Mercury Prize.
Nationwide is also a dedicated supporter of women's football, the fastest growing sport in the UK for women. /sponsorship   (195 words)

 Brent Sancho.
Jack returned to his Dundee team and was also in their starting line up in yesterday's 2-0 win over East Stirling in a Scottish League Challenge Cup, while Sancho also decided to head back to Scotland as well and will now seek a contract with Kilmarnock.
Sancho spoke to national coach Leo Beenhakker after the game and was told he must play regular first team football or risk missing out on the Germany World Cup.
He reiterated that the battle was not with the football federation and that it was in the interest of both the governing body and the budding Players’ Association to resolve the issue in the interest of Trinidad and Tobago football. /brent_sancho.htm   (10282 words)

 The Scotsman - Sport - Vogts oozes Scottish pride
BERTI Vogts draped the obligatory tartan scarf over his shoulders, declared his affection for his new country, insisted on being re-dubbed "McVogts" and described his job as manager of Scotland’s national football team as "a mission".
In stating his admiration for Scotland, which embraced outstanding golf courses and well-stocked rivers as well as the people’s passion for football and the traditional style of playing the game, Vogts recalled his first brush with the country as a player in a World Cup qualifier at Hampden in 1968.
Follow the fortunes of the British team in the 2002 games from Salt Lake City. /sport.cfm?id=181952002   (1080 words)

 The Scottish Football Association -
Tartan Army site with information links and a large collection of photos of the Scotland national team and their footsoldiers.
Results, fixtures, and tables for the SPL, SFL, Highland League, East of Scotland League, and South of Scotland League, plus roll of honour, cups, and UEFA results and rankings.
Scottish football league news results and fixtures from ScotlandOnline /association.aspx?id=175   (529 words)

 England National Football Team Unofficial Blog
The Football Association has been reassured it will retain control of the England team after an independent review of the organisation is complete.
With the Saints youth team, he has played a big part in the side reaching the FA Youth Cup Final and with England scored in both the European Championship qualifiers in which he played.
England Women's Team coach Hope Powell said: 'It's a fantastic gesture from David and Manchester City and will be a great experience for all the players. /2005_04_01_england_archive.htm   (2708 words)

 University of Washington - Official Athletic Site
Washington's track and field teams open the 2006 postseason Saturday in Eugene, Ore., at the Pac-10 Track and Field Championships, Presented by 76 PROClean Gasolines.
Washington women's golfer Paige Mackenzie shot 3-under 69 in the second round at the 2006 NCAA Women's Golf West Regional, stretching her lead to seven strokes at 7-under 137.
Washington's Tim Lincecum suffered his first Pac-10 loss of the year as the Husky baseball team fell to Stanford, 5-0, Friday night at Husky Ballpark in the first game of a three-game conference series.   (152 words)

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