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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 ...

                                               

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The mens football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held in Rio de Janeiro and five other cities in Brazil from 4 August to 20 August. It was the 26th edition of the mens Olympic football tournament. Together with the womens competition, ...

                                               

Football at the 2020 Summer Olympics

The association football tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics will be held from 22 July to 8 August 2020 in Japan. In addition to the Olympic host city of Tokyo, matches will also be played in Kashima, Saitama, Sapporo, Sendai, and Yokohama. As ...

                                               

Football at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

The football competition at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics took place between 12–25 August. The draw was made on 18 May 2010. Players must be 15 years old to be eligible to participate. Playing time was made up of two periods of 40 minutes with a ...

                                               

Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The mens football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was held in Sydney and four other cities in Australia from 15 September to 30 September. It was the 22nd edition of the mens Olympic football tournament. The final, played at the Olympic St ...

                                               

Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The 1996 Mens Olympic Football Tournament, played as part of the 1996 Summer Olympics, was hosted in Birmingham, Alabama, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Florida, Miami, Florida and Athens, Georgia. From 1992 onwards, male competitors should be under ...

                                               

The Football Association

The Football Association is the governing body of association football in England and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man. Formed in 1863, it is the oldest football association in the world and is responsible for overs ...

                                               

Football at the Pan Arab Games

The Pan Arab Games are a regional multi-sport event held between nations from the Arab world. A mens football tournament has been held at every session of the Games since 1953, except for 2004.

                                               

Football at the 1987 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2009 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2011 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2013 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2013 Summer Universiade – Men's tournament

                                               

Football at the 2013 Summer Universiade – Women's tournament

                                               

Football at the 2015 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2015 Summer Universiade – Men's tournament

All of the following matches will be held on July 13, 2015. Only the gold medal match will need 30 minutes extra time if two teams draw. Other matches will go directly to penalty shoot-outs if the two teams tie.

                                               

Football at the 2017 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2017 Summer Universiade – Men's tournament

All times are Taiwan Standard Time UTC+08:00. Tiebreakers The ranking of each team in each group was determined as follows: Greatest number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned; Greatest number of goals scored in all g ...

                                               

Football at the 2005 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 1993 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2019 Summer Universiade

Following the FISU regulations, The maximum of 12 teams in football events where the number of entries is larger than the authorised participation level will be selected by Those 6 teams finishing top rankings of the previous edition will be auto ...

                                               

Football at the 1991 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football at the 2011 Summer Universiade – Men's tournament

                                               

Football at the 2011 Summer Universiade – Women's tournament

                                               

Football at the 2019 Summer Universiade – Men's tournament

All times are in Central European Summer Time UTC+02:00. Tiebreakers The ranking of each team in each group was determined as follows: Greatest number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned; Drawing of lots by the Techni ...

                                               

Football at the 1995 Summer Universiade

                                               

Football in Moldova

After gaining its independence from the USSR in 1992, Moldova became a member of FIFA in 1994. Football is the most popular sport in Moldova. In qualification for Euro 2004, Moldova beat Austria 1-0 and Belarus 2-1, but lost to the Netherlands 1- ...

                                               

Football in Montenegro

Montenegro was independent from the late middle ages until 1918, when it declared its union with Serbia and, subsequently, became part of various incarnations of Yugoslavia and the state union of Serbia and Montenegro. During this time, football ...

                                               

Football in Greece

The Ancient Greeks are known to have played many ball games, some of which involved the use of the feet. The Roman game harpastum is believed to have been adapted from a Greek team game known as "ἐπίσκυρος" Episkyros or "φαινίνδα" phaininda, whic ...

                                               

Football in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The team has only qualified for a major international tournament once as an independent nation, reaching the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It is yet to qualify for a UEFA European Championship, coming closest by losing to Portugal in the play-offs for UEF ...

                                               

Football in North Macedonia

Football is the most popular sport in North Macedonia. The country became a member of FIFA in 1994. The national team has made a few remarkable results in qualifiers for the European Championship as well as the World Cup. The most sensational res ...

                                               

Football in Japan

Football is the second most popular sport in Japan, after Baseball. Its nationwide organization, the Japan Football Association, administers the professional football league, the J.League, which is the most successful football league in Asia.

                                               

Football in Andorra

The sport of football in the country of Andorra is run by the Andorran Football Federation. The federation administers the Andorran national football team, as well as the Andorran First Division. The national team has existed since 1996. They hav ...

                                               

Football for Friendship

Football for Friendship is an annual International Children’s Social Programme implemented by Gazprom Company. The aim of the programme is to cultivate respect for different cultures and nationalities in children from different countries through ...

                                               

Football at the Asian Games

Mens football has been a part of the Asian Games sporting events since the 1951 edition. Womens football competition began in 1990. Since the 2002 Asian Games, age limit for men teams is under-23 plus up to three over aged players for each squad, ...

                                               

Football at the 2014 Asian Games

Football at the 2014 Asian Games was held in Incheon, South Korea from 14 September to 3 October 2014. The opening match was played 5 days prior to the opening ceremony. In this tournament, 29 teams are playing in the mens competition, and 11 tea ...

                                               

Football at the 2014 Asian Games – Men

The mens football tournament at the 2014 Asian Games was held in Incheon and three other cities in South Korea from 14 September to 2 October 2014. The opening match was played 5 days prior to the opening ceremony. In this tournament, 29 teams pl ...

                                               

Football at the 2014 Asian Games – Women

The womens football tournament at the 2014 Asian Games was held in Incheon and three other cities in South Korea from September 14 to October 1, 2014. The opening match was played 5 days prior to the opening ceremony. In this tournament, 11 teams ...

                                               

Football at the 1951 Asian Games

Football at the 1951 Asian Games was held in New Delhi, India from 5 to 11 March 1951. In this tournament, six teams played in the mens competition. The games lasted only 60 minutes.

                                               

Football at the 2018 Asian Games

Football at the 2018 Asian Games was held from 14 August to 1 September 2018 in Indonesia. One of the host cities, Palembang, hosted the womens event, while the mens matches are played in Bekasi, Cibinong, Cikarang, and Soreang. The Games main st ...

                                               

Football at the 1994 Asian Games

Football at the 1994 Asian Games was held in Hiroshima, Japan from 1 to 17 October 1994. The AFC suggested that only under-23 teams should be entered,which means that all the players must be born after January 1, 1971. But this was ignored by all ...

                                               

Football at the Pan American Games

A mens football tournament is held at every Pan American Games since the first edition of the multi-sports event in 1951. A womens tournament was introduced in 1999.

                                               

Football at the 1995 Pan American Games

The twelfth edition of the Mens Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Mar del Plata, Argentina from March 10 to March 24, 1995. Twelve teams competed, with title defender USA being eliminated in the first round. After the prel ...

                                               

Football at the 1987 Pan American Games

The tenth edition of the Mens Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held at the William Kuntz Soccer Center in Indianapolis, United States from August 9 to August 21, 1987. Twelve teams competed, with title defender Uruguay missing. A ...

                                               

Football at the 1991 Pan American Games

The eleventh edition of the Mens Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Havana, Cuba from August 4 to August 13, 1991. Eight teams competed, with title holder Brazil missing. After the preliminary round there was a knock-out stage.

                                               

Football at the 1986 Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR

The football tournament at the 1986 Spartakiad of Peoples of the USSR was a preparatory competition for the Soviet Union Olympic football team among the Olympic reserves. The competition took place on July 9 through July 27, 1986 as part of the S ...

                                               

Football at the 1979 Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR

The football tournament at the 1979 Spartakiad of Peoples of the USSR was a preparatory competition for the Soviet Union Olympic football team for the upcoming 1980 Summer Olympics. The competition took place on July 20 through August 5, 1979 as ...

                                               

Soviet Footballer of the Year

The award Soviet Footballer of the Year was awarded to the best footballer of the Soviet Union from 1964 until 1991. The poll was conducted among journalists by the weekly sport newspaper Football. Each journalist named his own top three player e ...

                                               

1957–58 Football League

The 1957–58 season was the 59th completed season of The Football League. The first division title went to Wolverhampton Wanderers for the second time, while Sunderland were relegated to the second division for the first time in the clubs history, ...

                                               

Football 5-a-side at the Summer Paralympics

Football 5-a-side has been contested at the Summer Paralympics since 2004. The competition has consisted of a single event, mens team; women have never competed. Football 5-a-side is an adaptation of football for athletes with visual impairments ...

                                               

Football in Russia

For more in depth, albeit general information see Football in the Soviet Union. Football is the most popular sport in Russia, beating hockey by a huge margin.

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