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Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The mens football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was held in London and five other cities in Great Britain from 26 July to 11 August. Associations affiliated with FIFA were invited to enter their mens U-23 teams in regional qualifying com ...

                                               

Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

The womens football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was held in London and five other cities in the United Kingdom from 25 July to 9 August. Associations affiliated with FIFA were invited to enter their womens teams in regional qualifying ...

                                               

Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's team squads

The womens football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London was held from 25 July to 9 August 2012. The womens tournament was a full international tournament with no restrictions on age. The twelve national teams involved in the tourname ...

                                               

Football pitch

A football pitch is the playing surface for the game of association football. Its dimensions and markings are defined by Law 1 of the Laws of the Game, "The Field of Play". The pitch is typically made of natural turf or artificial turf, although ...

                                               

Kit (association football)

In association football, kit is the standard equipment and attire worn by players. The sports Laws of the Game specify the minimum kit which a player must use, and also prohibit the use of anything that is dangerous to either the player or anothe ...

                                               

Geography of association football

The following article gives a list of association football confederations, sub-confederations and associations around the world. The sports international governing body is FIFA, but those associations not affiliated to FIFA are also included in t ...

                                               

Ball (association football)

A football, soccer-ball, football ball, or association football ball is the ball used in the sport of association football. The name of the ball varies according to whether the sport is called "football", "soccer", or "association football". The ...

                                               

Football team

A football team is a group of players selected to play together in the various team sports known as football. Such teams could be selected to play in a match against an opposing team, to represent a football club, group, state or nation, an all-s ...

                                               

Association football culture

Association football culture refers to the cultural aspects surrounding the game of association football. As the sport is global, the culture of the game is diverse, with varying degrees of overlap and distinctiveness in each country. In many cou ...

                                               

Football 1

Football 1 is the first specialized TV channel in Ukraine, dedicated exceptionally to football broadcasts. Football 1, Football 2 and Football 3 broadcast Ukrainian and European club competitions, international matches and other football events. ...

                                               

Football in Crimea

Football in Crimea is governed by the Republican Football Federation of Crimea. Since the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014, the Federation joined the Russian Football Union. The professional clubs of Crimea were reincorporated under the Russi ...

                                               

Football in Bulgaria

Football is the most popular sport in Bulgaria. It was introduced in 1893–1894 by Swiss gymnastics teachers invited to the country. A football match was first played in Varnas High School for Boys in 1894, where it was introduced by Georges de Re ...

                                               

Soccer in Palau

The sport of soccer in the country of Palau is run by the Palau Soccer Association. The association administers the national football team, as well as the Palau Soccer League.

                                               

Football in Armenia

Football is the most popular sport in Armenia. As of August 2014, the Armenian national football team is 36th in FIFA World Rankings. Since gaining independence in 1991, Armenia has had its own national association that takes part in all FIFA com ...

                                               

Football in Ukraine

Football is the most popular sport in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Association of Football is the national governing body and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the game of football in the country. It was organized in 1991 to replace the Sovi ...

                                               

Ukrainian Footballer of the Year

The Ukrainian Footballer of the Year is an annual journalist award given by the Ukrainskiy Football newspaper to the best professional Ukrainian footballer since 1991. The Ukrainian Footballer of the Year award is given to native Ukrainians. Ther ...

                                               

Football in Azerbaijan

Football is the most popular sport in Azerbaijan. Azeri football is organized by the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan, or AFFA, which runs the national, professional football league, the AFFA Supreme League, and the Azerbaijani n ...

                                               

Football in Burundi

Football in Burundi has been affected by the civil war that broke out in Burundi. Before that, Burundi football had been doing well. Football is the most popular sport in Burundi. The football club VitalO reached the final of the most prestigious ...

                                               

Football in England

Association football is the most popular sport in England, where the first modern set of rules for the code were established in 1863, which were a major influence on the development of the modern Laws of the Game. With over 40.000 association foo ...

                                               

Football in Uruguay

Football in Uruguay stands as the most popular sport. The Uruguay national football team has won two FIFA World Cup titles in addition to a record 15 Copa America titles, making them one of the most successful teams in South America. The national ...

                                               

Soccer in Niue

The sport of soccer in the country of Niue is run by the Niue Island Soccer Association. The association administers the national soccer team, as well as the Niue Soccer Tournament.

                                               

Football in Gibraltar

Football has been a popular part of sport in Gibraltar since its introduction by British military personnel in the 19th century. The Gibraltar Football Association, founded in 1895, is one of the ten oldest active football associations in the world.

                                               

Football in Belarus

In Belarus, a country that gained independence in 1991, football is the most popular sport, closely followed by ice hockey. The national association takes part in all competitions organized by FIFA and UEFA at senior and youth level, as well as i ...

                                               

Football in Norway

Football is the most popular sport in Norway in terms of active membership. The Football Association of Norway was founded in 1902 and the first international match was played in 1908. There are 1.822 registered football clubs and about 25.000 te ...

                                               

Football in Latvia

Football is the third sport in Latvia after ice hockey and basketball. Many other sports are also more popular than football in Latvia, but in recent years it has gained more popularity. The Latvian Football Federation is the sports national gove ...

                                               

Association football in Greenland

Association football is the most popular and the national sport of Greenland. It was brought to Greenland by Danish settlers. Because of the climatic conditions, Greenland is unable to support any grass pitches so games are played on artificial t ...

                                               

Football in Cyprus

Football is Cypruss most popular sport. Short of some sporadic surprise wins versus higher-ranked countries, mostly on home soil, the national team has not enjoyed any success of note. On the other hand, Cypriot clubs have reached the Champions L ...

                                               

Football (disambiguation)

American football Canadian football Association football known as football in most of the world and soccer in North America and Oceania Gridiron football known as football in North America and gridiron in Australia and New Zealand Australian rule ...

                                               

Football Review

Football Review was a weekly sports telecast from the Soviet Union and later Russia, dedicated to the latest sports events at home and abroad. It was typically broadcast on Sundays with a half-hour format. It aired frequently during the European ...

                                               

Football in Denmark

Association football is the most popular sport in Denmark, with 331.693 players and 1.647 clubs registered under the Danish FA. The game was introduced into Denmark by British sailors.

                                               

Football in Portugal

Association football, the most popular sport in Portugal, has a long and storied history in the country, following its 1875 introduction in cities such as Funchal, Lisbon, Porto and Coimbra by English merchants and Portuguese students arriving ba ...

                                               

Football in Spain

Association football, commonly known as football or soccer, is the most popular sport in Spain, followed by basketball and tennis. Football is a widespread passion among the people of Spain. Football is the sport with the most registered players, ...

                                               

Football in Bangladesh

Football is the most popular sport in Bangladesh alongside cricket and is governed by the Bangladesh Football Federation. An interest in cricket resulting from the nations success in Test cricket and participation in the Cricket World Cup oversha ...

                                               

Football in Iran

Football is the most popular sport in Iran, with wrestling and volleyball as close contenders. Football has been a part of life for Iranians for many decades now and is played in schools, streets, and football clubs nationwide.

                                               

Football in Syria

The sport of football in the country of Syria is run by the Syrian Arab Federation for Football. The association administers the national football team as well as the Syrian Premier League. Football is the most popular sport in the country.

                                               

Football in North Korea

Association football in North Korea is governed by the DPR Korea Football Association, which was established in 1945. Due to the states secrecy, attendances and popularity for club matches in the country are hard to gauge. Football is the most po ...

                                               

Football in Qatar

Football was introduced to the country in 1948 when oil workers organized a match among themselves. The first football club was established in 1950 under the name Al-Najah, which went on to form Al Ahli. This was followed by the organization of t ...

                                               

Football in Israel

Football is the most popular sport in Israel. Football as an organised sport, first developed in the United Kingdom, who controlled Mandatory Palestine during the days of the British Mandate. The Israel Football Association joined the Asian Footb ...

                                               

Football in Egypt

Football is the main sport in Egypt; Egyptians gather around to watch various Egyptian clubs and the Egyptian national football team play on an almost daily basis. El Ahly and El Zamalek are amongst the most popular in the country, both of which ...

                                               

Football in Bhutan

Association football is a sport with a comparatively brief history in Bhutan, having had an initial period of favour in the mid-twentieth century, when it was first introduced to the country by visiting teachers from India and Europe. It has only ...

                                               

Football in Albania

Football is the most popular sport in Albania, both at a participatory and spectator level. The Sport is governed by the Football Association of Albania.

                                               

Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The mens football tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics was held in Athens and four other cities in Greece from 11 August to 28 August. The tournament featured 16 mens national teams from the six continental confederations. The 16 teams were dra ...

                                               

Football at the Summer Universiade

Mens Association football was a Summer Universiade sport from the 1979 edition. In the 1979 edition, it was an optional sport. From 1985, football was a recognized mandatory sport. The womens football competition began in the 1993 edition.

                                               

Football in Estonia

Football in Estonia is governed by the Estonian Football Association. The EJL controls the domestic club championships, the Estonian Cup, Estonian SuperCup, Estonian Small Cup and the national teams.

                                               

Football at the 1964 Summer Olympics

The football competition at the 1964 Summer Olympics started on October 11 and ended on October 23. Only one event, the mens tournament, was contested. The tournament features 14 mens national teams from six continental confederations. The 14 tea ...

                                               

Football at the 1908 Summer Olympics

At the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain, an official football tournament between national representative selections was contested for the first time: football at the two previous games had been played between club teams. Eight teams ...

                                               

Football at the 1948 Summer Olympics

The tournament began on 26 July 1948 with a preliminary round of two matches: Luxembourg defeating Afghanistan 6–0 and the Netherlands beating Ireland 3–1, with Faas Wilkes scoring two goals for the Dutch. In the first round, which began five day ...

                                               

Football at the 1952 Summer Olympics

The Football tournament at the 1952 Summer Olympics was won by Hungary. The games signalled the arrival to Western Europeans at least of the Hungarian national football team – the "Magical Magyars". Ferenc Puskas later said of the 1952 competitio ...

                                               

Football at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Football at the 1936 Summer Olympics was won by Italy. After the introduction of the first FIFA World Cup in 1930, competing nations would from now on only be permitted to play their best players if those players were amateur or where professiona ...

                                               

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The association football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held from 3 to 20 August in Brazil. In addition to the Olympic host city of Rio de Janeiro, matches were played in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Salvador, São Paulo, and Manaus. All ...

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