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The first rules governing English football were codified in 1863. Considered football’s home, England’s rich football heritage includes the establishment of the world’s first football club (Gymnastics Society of London) and the oldest knockout competition (the FA Cup).
Answer Mike Newell for Blackburn Rovers in the 1995-1996 season, against Rosenberg
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Vince Brookins played for the Manchester Giants between 1983-86. Before that he played for Sunderland (1981-82). He was a great success in England, averaging over 23 points-per-game while he was here. He played with Graig Robinson.. Barrack Obmas brother inlaw.. now coach of Oregon St. Other play…
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Alan Shearer usually wore the number 9 shirt for Newcastle, Blackburn, Southampton and England.
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A foul cannot occur off the field of play. Any infractions off the field would be punishable as misconduct with a caution or a send off. A referee could wait and deal with the misconduct at the next stoppage, in which case the reason for the stoppage would dictate the restart. If a referee must de…
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%REPLIES% Answer The scorer was Cruyff, not Neeskens (or anyother player). I think Cruyff was a Feyenoord player then. He kicked the penalty slowly rightwards to the corner of the goalkeeper area, the goalkeeped dived to his right, the other player (I don't think he was Neeskens) stopped…
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The reason why Okocha was not the best player of the year can be answered two fold: Firstly he didn't have a great season in the Premier League - Bolton finished in the middle of the table during a season where several other players had very good seasons playing from the same position (his main con…
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Andrei Kanchelskis. I think there are more than that though.I'm pretty sure Michael Ball has played in all three as well.I think he is in fact the only player to score in all 3 Craig Bellamy also joins this elite group.
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Manchester United with 19 league titles
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It is now Wayne Rooney with £250,000 a week
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Rangers F.C. have won more domestic cups than any other club in the world, 33 Scottish Cups and 26 Scottish League Cups. Rangers also won the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1972.
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Coach's Challenges Per Game Each coach gets 2 challenges per game, but during the last 2 minutes of each half only the booth may challenge. If both challenges are successful, the coach is given a third challenge. Note, you can only challenge a play if you have a timeout remaining, so if a coach us…
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AS A MARK OF RESPECT FOR THE IRISH PEOPLE DURING WORLD WAR TWO, WHO HELD THEIR NEUTRALITY. BENNY MAGEE Wrong. Germany was unified under Bismark. He unified the Kingdoms of Prussia, Hanover/Saxony and Bavaria. http://www2.needham.k12.ma.us/nhs/cur/Baker_00/2001_p2/baker_lg_bp_pd.2/bismarck.htm Th…
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360 MINUTES BY ARSENAL I THINK Chelsea, with Petr Cech in goal hold the record for the longest period of time without conceding a goal. Between the 12th of December 2004, when Thierry Henry scored for Arsenal, and the 5th of March 2005, when Leon McKenzie of Norwich scored, Chelsea did not concede,…
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If a game is forfeited, the non-forfeiting team officially wins 1-0 in high school and college football. The exception is if the offended team is already ahead at the time of the forfeit, in which case the score stands as-is. Though it has never happened, it is possible for a team to score just on…
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Christiano Ronlaod with $16.95 MILLION!
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Answer Robinho at Manchester City - $15.9 million per year Ronaldo at Manchester United stands to make reputed $365,000 per week with a new deal Note - these are purely their wages..their sponsorship deals with individual football boot manufacturers take earnings up alot further.
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Complete Guess - Martin O'NeillDavid O LearyDavid Oleary is not currently a premiership manager.Is the answer not Mark Hughesis it not Steve BruceNot Mark Hughes, he didn't make his debut until 1983....Steve Bruce made his first FA Cup appearance in 1980 for Gillingham.....My guess would have been B…
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if you play for a large club or organization they will usually have try outs for gold, silver and bronze teams. These teams then compete in metro or premiership leagues. note:answer from b.c. Canada go to games of other teams that are better. as you watch, do some of your tricks on the other si…
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Answer The longest period Bolton Wanderers spent in the top flight of English football was 23 seasons between 1935-36 and 1963-64. They have won several FA Cup titles, but never the league title itself (whoever wrote the previous answer was thinking of Blackburn Rovers).
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No, he was replaced by Emile Heskey who scored 0.3 goals in the semi final.
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Median Salary for the Premier League Here are answers and opinions from FAQ Farmers: I remember reading a report (a Deloitte & Touche Report) that back in the 2000/2001 or 2001/2002 season, the median salary/wage was 400,000 pounds or approximately $600,000. It has defintely risen since then. …
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Several contributors made notes on the rules concerning the goal kick in association football/soccer. They are condensed here: The kick can be taken from anywhere in the goal area (the small box) and is not in play until it has left the penalty area (the big box) into the field of play.After the kic…
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It was Arsenal, under Herbert Chapman in the 1930s Arsenal was not the 1st to play under floodlights. the first club was Portsmouth at fratton park vs sheffield wdnesday Not true, Arsenal did install floodlights under Herbert Chapman in the 1930s but were never allowed to play under them - they w…
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Nick Barmby: Everton , Leeds , Spurs , Middlesboro, Liverpool. (no longer playing)Andrew Cole: Arsenal, Newcastle, Manchester United, Blackburn, Fulham, Manchester City. He now plays for Sunderland and was at Portsmouth last season, making it 8 teams Dwight Yorke: Aston Villa, Manchester United,…
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Arsenal, Aston Villa, Barnsley, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers, Blackpool, Bolton Wanderers, Bradford City, Burnley, Charlton Athletic, Chelsea, Coventry City, Crystal Palace, Derby County, Everton, Fulham, Hull City, Ipswich Town, Leeds United, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manches…
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Owen Hargreaves Is a Canadain born English man who spent most of his career in gGermany before signing for Manchester united football club.
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Peter Beardsley was signed by Man Utd in 82/83 playing one league cup game; 87/91 for Liverpool played 131 games; 91/93 Everton played 81 games and was on loan to Man City 98 and played 6 games.
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yes, because they may not play, but they still train, but not as often
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8.5 - did you even think before asking this question? Surely it's more than 8.5. I think the idea is how popular is football (soccer)? If you are based in North America, you will realize that football (soccer) is the most popular sport in every country in the world bar 6 - The US (football-american…
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No. The ball must be handled deliberately for there to be an infraction.
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Rogério Ceni of Brazil/São Paulo scored 103 goals in his career. He scored 55 free kicks (the record for a goalkeeper) and 46 penalties (a record for a goalkeeper). José Luis Chilavert is the second goalkeeper to score the most goals with 62 goals he scored a record 8 international goalkeeper goa…
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The youngest player ever to appear is: 18yrs 115days: Enzo Scifo (Belgium 2-0 Yugoslavia, 1984)
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Since celebrities do not announce their earnings in public it's impossible to provide an exact number on this. However, there are estimates. David Beckham is paid $492,000 per week by L.A Galaxy, This does not include the 50% of shirt sales (with his name on) that he receives. The American soccer ru…
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VERY... EPL the salaries are going through the roof, Multi Billionaire owners. Ronaldo has new contract for $250,000 per week salary.. so that's $13 million per year just from Manchester United. Then add on the many endorsements he is on from Nike and various other deals. Formula 1 is the wealthies…
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national teams 1. Spain 2. Netherlands 3. Brazil 4. Germany 5. Argentina 6. Uruguay 7. England 8. Portugal 9. Egypt 10. Chile CLUBS 1. Inter Milan2. Bayern Munich 3. Barcelona 4. Chelsea 5. Manchester United 6. Real Madrid 7. Roma 8. Marseille 9. Tottenham10. Lyon
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It is unknown which team has the longest unbeaten run in all competitions. Arsenal have the longest English league run with 49 games unbeaten, which included the entire 2003/04 Barclay's Premier League season unbeaten. Chelsea have the longest unbeaten home run in the league with 86 games. Liver…
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%DETAILS% Answer Any junior club in England would be better than playing in the States and most of them have open try outs. It's just a matter of knowing the right people to set the try outs up. You might want to try and play for a Super-Y League team and excel in that level before you head ove…
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Womens soccer started in 1974 by a woman called Mia Hamms, I hope this helped! :) :) :) :) :) :P :P :P :P :P :P :) :) :O :I :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P P: :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P :P!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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The best goalkeeper of all time is Peter Schmeichel.
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My brother was a professional soccer player. A LOT of cardio and skill ie ball control, passing, shooting etc etc   You need to practice and listen to your coaches. Also you need to try your hardest and never give up. There could always be someone out there watchiing so limit yoour mistakes a…
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Answer Trevor Francis - was first 1 million pound transfer in 1978.. Not So!! Giuseppe Savoldi had been the world's first £1m player when he moved from Bologna to Napoli for £1.2m in 1975
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Jamaica are currently 53rd in the world rankings. If you go to the official FIFA website using the following link, you can see the rankings.fifa.com
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In my opinion, Goalkeeper : Cech (Chelsea), Van Der Sar (M.U.),Hart (M.C.) Defender : Ferdinand (M.U.), Terry (Chelsea), Vidic (M.U.) Midfielder : Gerrard (Liverpool), Lampard (Chelsea), Fabregas (Arsenal),Bale (Spurs),Van Der Vaart (Spurs), Nani(manu), Arshavin(Arsenal) Forward : Rooney (M.U.)…
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Think it was against Wimbeldon in 1990, 20,000 at Old Trafford
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Throughout history people have played sports involving ball and using hands, feet and sticks. Each local area had their own rules so there was no definitive global definition of any sport. In the 1300's the king of England Edward II banned football, hockey and handball. This shows a difference bet…
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in the premiership there arent that many - gilberto silva for arsenal and maybe a few others
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Traditionally, there are no games played on Christmas day although EVERY team plays on Boxing Day (DECEMBER 26th). However, until fairly recently, Hull City and Grimsby Town were given special dispensation to play on Christmas Day because of the demands of the local fishing industry - I am led to be…
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Introduction: To answer the question fully it is important to define what football is and understand how it has evolved. One common assumption is that the word 'football' describes the kicking action of the foot against the ball. This is etymologically incorrect. The word 'football' is from the Engl…
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There has been a trend of increasing salary of the average footballer in GermanyÕs Bundesliga in recent years. For example, the average salary in the 2009-2010 Bundesliga season was 2.5 million euros. In the 2010-2011 season, the average salary was up to 3.3 million euros.
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They can always contact people like me. I have the contacts of fifa AGENTS all around the world. I am NIGERIAN and also an amateur footballer, who is still in school.I have over 2000 fifa agents names and numbers.
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The people of England were first to play football back in the 1800s. It developed from an earlier street game of a group of people passing the ball between them from one end of the village to the other.
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i English football. or real football, my team Birmingham city borrowed our hated neighbours the money to buy their first set of floodlights
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The most goals scored in one game was by Joe Malone Jan 31/1920. He scored 7 A "natural hat trick" is when a player scores 3 goals in a row, with no other scoring taking place by either team, during that time.
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A short handed goal means that the team that scored the goal was down a man, i.e., they had at least one person in the penalty box. In other words, they didn't have five skaters on the ice. If you are the other team (without the penalty) then you are considered to be on the power play and your goal …
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University of Michigan Wolverines Coming into the 2008 season, that would be Michigan with 872 victories. <-- Updated it would be WVU they are the winningest team in college football but have never won a national championship. ______________________________________________________________…
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Answer That depends who you ask. If you want my opinion: John Hannah, offensive guard, 73 (Best Patriot ever. No question.) Steve Grogan, quarterback, 14 Tom Brady, quarterback, 12 Vito "Babe" Parilli, quarterback, 5 Gino Cappelletti, wide receiver, 20 Bruce Armstrong, left tackle, 78 Will…
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Let's start with the year. 12 years takes us back to 1992 and when you consider that only 100 tickets were available for this auction, it's very likely to be a replica. Since 1992, the football memorabilia market has expanded a lot and more of these shirts are available from more places. So odds are…
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If you go ot conventions (and often all ten 1966 finalists will attend) each player will charge �25 to sign a shirt. If you add the cost of a shirt (appx. �40) it would be valued at �290. If you went to a reputable dealer like Frasers you would probably pay �495, but on EBay (where forgeries…
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Try the Selhurst Park ground.
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Depends how much money is in there! If in good condition �40 to �75 Regards Mr 'D'
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I attended a fundraiser auction and was the high bidder on the Ben Rothlisberger Autograph Football. I paid $425.00 for it and feel that this is a good price. Last year his autograph football went for over $700.00.Actually, I received one from my dad. I was just messing around on the internet and i …
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I own two balls the one is the euro cup of 1974 signed by the german team and the other is the ball of 1978 world cup signed by the german team (adidas tango) and I cannot find any one to give me a price
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1. If all the signatures are authentic, to a Liverpool fan, it could be up to a million dollars.2.Probably starts at about $200 if the signatures are in good condition, as they won the champions league but not the English league title. 2nd successive win, so around there for lowest starters.3.Probab…
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�250.00 - however there are reprints around which do not stipluate 'Reprint' on the actual programme. Good Luck
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Arsenal has been in the top flight the longest. Arsenal (1919) 90 years Everton (1954) 55 years
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No. Once this extra player is discovered, he/she will be cautioned (for entering the field of play without the referee's permission) and required to leave the field. Any goals scored during this time could result in the match result being invalidated and, possibly, the match replayed.
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Answer Early 20th Century
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He wears the Nike Mercurial Superfly, light weight Carbon Fibre speed boots. It weighs 185g and cost about £240. He doesn't wear the Nike Mercurial Vapor IV now.
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EPL the salaries are going through the roof, Multi Billionaire owners. Ronaldo has new contract for $250,000 per week salary.. so that's $13 million per year just from Manchester United. Then add on the many endorsements he is on from Nike and various other deals. Robinho is reputedly on $12 million…
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As of 2010, Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) is the highest paid football player in the world. He receives €1.083 million per month, or 13 million euros per year.
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On a starting line up there is 11 players per team and 5 substitutes.Generally a squad is made up of about 25-30 players. Answer Really as many players as you would like. Or it could depend on the amount allowed on a roster depending on a league. But, there are 11 players on the field during a game …
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the answer is Freddie lundberg 2001 and 2002
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No. It is highly unlikely that anyone would be able to copyright an action such as a goal celebration, though it is possible that the move is named after the player.
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Answer England invented Football in 1863 writing out official rules
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Wayne Rooney, , Frank Lampard, Sol Campbell, Steven Gerard, Teddy Sheringham, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Patrik Kluivert, Didier Drogba, Christiano Ronaldo, Dirk Kuyt, Xabi Alonso, Vladimir Smicer, Deco, Gaizko Mendieta, Fernando Morientes, Marcel Desailly, Jari Litmanan, Fabrizio Ravanelli
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Answer There are several debates over the actual year American football began in the United States but most historians do agree football began being played on Ivey League campuses in the 1860's. Having said that.... The United States was ending a very brutal and bloody Civil War. In April of 1…
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The Premier League is the top English Football League, in which the top 20 teams in the country play against each other twice over a season. The winner is the champion of the English league.The FA Cup comprises of every football team in England competing in a knockout competition. There are numerous…
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Only two people have done it: Joe Torre (2,342 hits / 1,781 wins), and Fred �Cap� Clarke (1,705 hits / 1,602 wins).Lou Piniella will accomplish it soon: (1,705 hits / 1,452 wins through the 2004 season).The above answer is out of date. New:Fred ClarkeJoe TorreLou PinellaDusty Baker
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i have got the 1999 European final at nou camp in barcalona where united outstandingly beat bayern munich, i will expect the programme t go for �600 as it is rare and in good condition  Can be bought fairly easily for much less than �50
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Answer The NFL's minimum salary is $225,000 year. Many players earn the minimum. As of the start of the 2007 season, the minimum rookie salary has increased to $285,000.
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vision accelaration footwork dribbling shot power acurasey free kick heading strenth acrabatic
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H. H. Stephenson took three wickets in a row playing for England against Hallam, in 1858. He was given a hat for his performance; this is the first recording of any use of the term "hat trick" or the actual idea of a hat for three consecutive successes.
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Answer The FC is normally used for "football club." Many of the US clubs (where the term "soccer" is used) use FC to be more in line with the typical football club names.
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Midfielders usually play in the middle of the field, they are like half offense (striker) and half defense. Personally I think they're the most important position of the field, because they are like the linkers of the field who get the soccer ball from the defense and carry it up to the strikers...…
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you cant, they are not good enough --- Depend of which country interest you... for example in Hungary has leisure football website www.grundfoci.hu where most of amateur soccer club registered... and soon will be lunch the www.grundfootball.com where you will could choose your country. Then i sug…
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English League Championship clubs and local rivals Cardiff City and Swansea City have met a total of 57 times in all competitions since their first clash in October 1929. The head-to-head score is; Cardiff win - 18, Draw - 16, Swansea Win - 23. They have met four times in the last decade, three ti…
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Ronaldo is a better goal scorer and more skillful at every other part of the game.  Romario scored his 981 goal by June (considered to be second highest after Pele; even heading Maradona and Puskas), and he scored over 69 international goals in 72 caps. I saw Romario play in the Carioca Champi…
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Answer I believe that the first English football team to play in Europe was Manchester United - in the European Cup of 1956-57. They reached the Semi-Finals losing to Real Madrid 5-3. The first team to win a European Trophy was Tottenham Hotspur when they won the Cup Winners' Cup in 1963. The f…
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Answer I think that's either Everton or Arsenal. I can't remember which but I know there's not that much in it. Even the mighty Manchester United suffered the indignity of relegation during the 1970s. In fact the answer is 'Arsenal' with Everton coming second. Fact..... when Arsenal celebrated …
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£450,000 a week, which is too much.
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Answer Football in more traditional times known as FOOSBALL or KICKBALL later becoming adapted to using hands instead of feet which also spawned off a side sport known as soccer today. The first recorded time of this sport was dated back in 1866 by an Englishman named Thomas Hoover. Later the…
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