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Spanish La Liga football again was temporarily suspended in the 1940's due to the outbreak of the Second World War.
Under the government all German football leagues had to disband and be replaced by those controlled directly by the Nazis.
The UEFA Champion's League is the league tournament for clubs from the European nations.
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  Spanish football league teams: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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The Spanish league (Liga) is divided in Divisions.
The Spanish league teams also compete for a cup competition each year, called the Copa del Rey.
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 English Football League
"League" football in England is organised into four divisions, the foremost being the FA Premier League, the remaining three remaining under the jurisdiction of what is legally known as simply The Football League.
The League-wide League Cup, and the FA Cup that is dominated by League teams, use a single-elimination format to determine a champion.
Professional football teams from Wales (Cardiff City, Wrexham, and Swansea City) play in the English Football League, thus largely disqualifying themselves from the UEFA club competitions, although lower teams play in the League of Wales.
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 J. League Professional Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The number of teams was expanded to 12 in 1994, 14 in 1995, 16 in 1996, 17 in 1997, and 18 in 1998.
Another problem is that, of the 17 teams that belong to the J. League, 8 are confined to the Kanto area.
The dispersion of teams to other parts of the country will be required in order to achieve the league's initial aim of strengthening and fostering soccer, and promoting the development of local communities through the sport.
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 List of football clubs in Spain - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Teams of Madrid, Galicia, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands.
Teams of Cantabria, Basque Country, La Rioja, Castile and Leon and Asturias.
Teams of Catalonia, Navarre, Comunitat Valenciana and Aragon.
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 Football (soccer) - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Football, (official but largely unused name: Association Football) also called soccer and occasionally known colloquially in Britain as footy, is the most popular team sport in the world in both number of spectators and number of active participants.
The rules of football are known as Laws of Football[1] and are based on efforts made in the mid-19th century to standardise the rules of the widely varying games of football played at the public schools and universities of England.
Each team has a goal keeper that is allowed to touch the ball with his arms and shoulders when he is standing within the outer marked area around the home goal, which is called the penalty area (aka the "box").
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 Spain football teams - Guide to Spanish football teams
Football in Spain, much as it is in England, is undoubtedly the national game with a passion for the sport that can only be matched in a handful of countries around the world.
Spain’s La Liga (Spain’s premier football league for those not in the know) is regarded in many circles as the best in Europe and the international team have been tipped to bring home some silverware from a major tournament for a long time (I might add they’ve yet to oblige the nation).
Football in Spain is a big deal and the stadia, which constitute major tourist sites in both cities, certainly reflect this passion; the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona has a capacity of 100,000 whilst the Bernabeu stadium in Madrid boasts a capacity of close to 90,000 and both are amongst the largest in the world.
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 SOCCER-SPAIN Get to know the Spanish football league
For some reason football authorities don't like the idea of 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. In England the first division is the premier league, the second division is called the first division and so on.
One difference with English football is that reserve teams (called team B, C, etc.) of the top clubs play in the lower divisions rather than in a separate league, although the lower ranked team cannot play in the same division as the higher team.
Spanish and EU players cannot switch between teams in the same division during a season, and teams register a fixed first team squad of 25 players for the whole footballing year.
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 Professional Soccer/(European Football): spanish football
Spanish and I am a perfect expert of the Spanish League of the last 20 years: clubs, players, competitions, history...
I could speak to her of the big players that it has sing-up and that they form "the galactic team", or of Florentine Pérez's politics and that those they are the causes of the good march of the team.
For the players of the small teams it is the match of their life, for the players of the big teams it is more a match.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Football in Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Spanish football league (La Liga) is divided into divisions.
The Spanish league teams compete in Europe under UEFA, most notably in the Champions League.
The Spain national football team represents the whole country, although there are unofficial Catalonia and Basque Country teams, not recognised by UEFA or FIFA.
www.fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Spanish_football   (186 words)

 UEFA Champions League at AllExperts
Different teams start in different rounds, according to their position in domestic league and the UEFA coefficients of their league, while the sixteen top ranked teams spread across the biggest domestic leagues are directly qualified.
The UEFA Champions league is open to the league champions of all UEFA member associations (except Liechtenstein, Andorra and San Marino), as well as to the clubs finishing from second to fourth position in the strongest leagues.
Liverpool became the first team to negotiate all three rounds of qualification and reach the Champions League knockout phase (although this feat was matched by Artmedia Bratislava of Slovakia in the same season).
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 Spanish Football Tickets - Spanish Primera Division Tickets - Spanish La Liga Tickets Soccer
SPANISH LA Liga de Fútbol Profesional, commonly known as La Liga, Primera Liga, or the Primera Division is the professional football league in Spain and is widely regarded as one of the best leagues in the footballing world world.
La Liga is currently first in the UEFA rankings of European leagues based on their performances in European competitions over a five year period, ahead of Serie A in second and Premier League in third.
In professional football leagues La Liga was third highest behind the German Bundesliga in first and the English Premier League in second.
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 Welcome To Football.ae
It was created in 1992, when the top division football clubs broke away from the Football League after securing a greatly improved TV rights deal with the then fledgling satellite television company Sky Television.
The FA Premier League was formed on 20th February 1992 and took over as the professional league from season 1992–93.
At the end of each season the three lowest placed teams are relegated into the Football League Championship and the top two teams from the Championship, together with the winner of a play-off involving the 3rd to 6th placed clubs, are promoted in their place.
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 Ivy League Sports
The 6-foot-2, 240-pound senior played football, basketball and baseball and ran track all through high school, but it was football that he stuck with.
Grinna, who first enrolled in Spanish classes at his high school in the ninth grade, saw the opportunity to use his language skills and began translating for the school nurse.
Committing himself to football and refusing to sacrifice spring workouts and training with the team to study abroad, Grinna has not had the chance to do so yet.
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 J.League Teams: Jubilo Iwata
Particularly in the stretch between 1996 and 1999, the two played some brilliant matches for both league and cup titles, and came to be viewed as the two predominant teams in the League.
Between 1982 and 1989 the club won several league or league cup titles, yet a poor season in 1991 meant that Yamaha failed to be included in the ten teams preparing to form the new J.League.
Finally, the team was able to make the transition to a new generation, and Jubilo put on a late run of fine form.
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 Reviews on Spanish football Teams Look at tests, reports and read reviews: dooyoo.co.uk
I'm sure he will tell you how competitive and beautiful the spanish game has and still is. Arsenal bought Lauren for £7 million and he is one of the most complete footballers at a tender age of 22.
As proved by last years Champions League, Spain have the strongest sides in Europe, but this does not necessarily mean their league is best.
Their league is very unpredictable, and it seems a different team wins it each year.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /discussion/spanish-football-teams/reviews   (565 words)

 CNN.com - UEFA Cup is scant reward for elite - Sep. 23, 2003
Puchov, which finished second in the 10-team Slovak league last season, is in disarray after a disastrous start to the season that saw it slip to eighth place with a 3-1-5 record.
Liverpool, who were pipped by the pre-Roman Abramovich Chelsea side, for the final Champions League slot from the English Premier League, are expected to be at full-strength for their visit to Slovenia and boosted by a 2-1 win over Leicester City at the weekend.
Spanish Primera heavyweights Valencia, beaten Champions League finalists in 2000 and 2001, also find themselves in the UEFA Cup this season.
cnn.com /2003/SPORT/football/09/23/uefa.preview   (896 words)

 The UEFA Champions League   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qualification for the competition is decided by competitor teams placing in their domestic league championship, on a quota system, with countries with stronger domestic league competition allocated more teams.
Tracing the history of the Champions League back to its beginning, it is possible to easily pick out periods when specific teams or countries dominated the competition, only to find themselves rapidly superceded by another dominant team or teams.
The team, which became known as the Lisbon Lions, managed by Jock Stein, were all born within 25 miles of Celtic Park in Glasgow, and as such remain unusual by the event's longstanding nature of attracting the best and most cosmopolitan players from all over the planet.
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 ATL World Cup Soccer. All the top world soccer news daily. News from international soccer. World Cup 2006, Euro 2004, ...
The former Spanish international and Real Madrid goalkeeper, who was part of the Spanish giants' 2000 Champions League winning side, brought down Maxi in the box just before the hour and Fernando Torres converted the penalty.
League leaders Barcelona are looking for their 13th consecutive league win against bottom club Alaves on Sunday.
However, Barca will be without the Spanish first division's top scorer Samuel Eto'o, who is on international duty for Cameroon at the African Nations Cup, as well as the suspended Deco.
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 Spanish League Football Betting Odds - Free La Liga Bets
Spanish football top league is, La Liga and is considered one of the best leagues in the world.
Spanish football betting is very similar to English Premier League football betting with all the same betting opportunities in evidence.
The Spanish league was first inaugurated in 1928 and guess what was, the first winners were Barcelona.
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 tribalfootball.com - A spectacular Japanese League Cup final   (Site not responding. Last check: )
So the 2006 League Cup Final was a hit, but given the history of knock-out Cup football in Japan, that hardly comes as a surprise.
In his outstanding book on Japanese football, "Japanese Rules," Sebastian Moffett points out that Cup football inadvertently arrived in Japan as a result of the English FA sending a trophy to Tokyo in 1919, having mistaken three distinct regional tournaments as qualifiers for a new national tournament.
Football Federation Australia has, correctly, maintained that the short term viability of the A-League is currently the most important facet of Australian club football.
www.tribalfootball.com /article.php?id=17885   (1050 words)

 SI.com - Writers - Arash Markazi: A primer on European soccer - Friday April 14, 2006 5:51PM
Each is comprised of the top 20 teams in their respective countries (the Bundesliga only has 18 teams), with each team competing against each other twice, once at home and once away, for a total of 38 matches per season (34 for the Bundesliga).
Also, the bottom three teams in each league are relegated to the country's second division -- the Football League Championship (England), Segunda Division (Spain), Serie B (Italy), Ligue 2 (France) and Second Bundesliga (Germany) -- while three of the top teams in that lower division are promoted.
And of the top six or seven leagues, no one league can truly say it's better than another and no team can claim to be the "world champion." Simply look at the Champions League for confirmation -- five different teams from five different countries have won the competition the past five years.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2006/writers/arash_markazi/04/14/hot.read/index.html   (725 words)

 CNN.com - Basel tester in UEFA for Newcastle - Oct. 17, 2003
Basel coach Christian Gross gets another chance to prove his worth against English opposition as the Swiss league leaders were paired with Newcastle in the second round of the UEFA Cup.
Out of the teams we could have got I would say Steaua is the worst draw for us.
Spanish league leaders Valencia, Champions League runners-up in 2000 and 2001, were drawn against Maccabi Haifa of Israel.
cnn.com /2003/SPORT/football/10/17/uefa.draw   (333 words)

 ABC Sport - Football - Becks 'worth every cent'
But the former United States international was keen to emphasise the footballing qualities that Beckham would bring to the Galaxy as well.
Real have decided to drop Beckham from their squad since he turned down a contract extension, and his opportunities in the first team now look remote for his remaining months in the Spanish capital.
The club have hinted that Beckham may return to play in the coming months, but stressed it was up to the player to prove he was fully fit and had the right attitude.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/200701/s1835960.htm   (552 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Soccer: Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Analysis of the Spanish Soccer League - The statistics of the Spanish League.
Euro Football League - European league table featuring over 200 clubs, using domestic and European results to show who are the best teams in Europe this season.
Football Focus - Final tables for the top four divisions from 1888 to the present plus a picture gallery, the F.A. Cup, and the League Cup with flow-charts.
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 Spanish League: Real Madrid closes in on FC Barcelona - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Madrid coach Fabio Capello responded to his team's lackluster first half by replacing Antonio Cassano with Robinho at the start of the second half.
The Brazil forward scored 11 minutes later, steering the ball in at the far post after Van Nistelrooy's attempted shot was deflected across the face of the goal.
The home team, which was celebrating the 75th anniversary of its founding, stretched its unbeaten run to five games, while Atletico's defeat left it in sixth place with 43 points.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/2007-03-18-spanish-league_N.htm?csp=34   (622 words)

It is clearly produced for the English speaking public as an information site, and creates a clear image of the current situation in the Spanish football industry.
It is available in English, Spanish, Japanese and Basque and you need to click on the British flag icon at the top of the page to bring the site up in English.
The site is available in Spanish, English and Catalan and unlike the other sites it has a more professional looking title page in which you can choose your language before you proceed to the site making it clearer to get to the English section.
www.bangor.ac.uk /~mlue24/Spanish.htm   (1027 words)

 Champions League soccer backgrounder | CBC Sports Online
The reigning Spanish league champions still have the core of last year's Champions League winning team (playmakers Ronaldinho and Deco, defender Carlos Puyol and striker Samuel Eto'o) and added versatile Italian defender Gianluca Zambrotta and experienced forward Eidur Gudjohnsen in the off-season.
Barcelona boasts a roster teaming with superstars and they're bristling with confidence after winning their second straight Spanish league and their first European title in 14 years last season.
This year's field includes a pair of newcomers (Levski Sofia and Copenhagen), some teams that are making their return after a bit of an absence (Bordeaux, Steaua Bucharest and Galatasaray to name a few) and clubs that, quite frankly, are fortunate to even be competing in the tournament (Celtic, Anderlecht, Spartak Moscow and Shakhtar Donetsk).
www.cbc.ca /sports/indepth/background-championsleague.html   (2998 words)

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