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SOCCER
WORD FOOTBALL
TOUCH FOOTBALL MDASH
FOOTBALLS
RUGBY FOOTBALL
RULES WERE
SCHOOL
FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
RUGBY SCHOOL
FOOTBALL GAMES
RUGBY LEAGUE
PUBLIC
FOOTBALL CLUB
FOOTBALL UNION
COLLEGES
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL
MODERN FOOTBALL
AUSTRALIAN
AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL
CAMBRIDGE RULES
GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
WILLS
FOOTBALL LEAGUE
GAELIC FOOTBALL
TABLE FOOTBALL
FOOTBALL RUGBY
FOOTBALL
AMERICAN FOOTBALL
Review of Short Phrases and Links

    This Review contains major "Football"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Football is one of four Gaelic games run by the Gaelic Athletic Association, the largest sporting organization in Ireland. (Web site)
  2. In the United States, the word "football" refers to American football. (Web site)
  3. Most often, the word "football" is used to refer to the code of football that is considered dominant within a particular region. (Web site)
  4. However, in some countries, such as Australia and New Zealand, use of the word "football" by soccer bodies is a recent change and has been controversial. (Web site)
  5. Generally around the world today the word "football" is in widespread use as the name for association football.

Soccer

  1. News, Gossip, Match Previews of Top European Soccer Clubs.
  2. The most popular of these world-wide is association football (also known as soccer). (Web site)
  3. Association football, which is much less popular, is called "soccer".

Word Football

  1. Depending on which part of the world you live in, the word football when referring to a specific game can mean any one of the above.
  2. In some cases, the word football has even been applied to games which have specifically outlawed kicking the ball. (Web site)
  3. The first written use of the word football to describe the ball was 1486, and that the first use as a verb (hence footballing) was in 1599. (Web site)

Touch Football Mdash

  1. Touch Football — a form of rugby without tackles.
  2. Flag football — non-tackle American football, like touch football but a token must be taken to indicate a tackle.

Footballs

  1. Freestyle football --- a modern take on keepie uppie where freestylers are graded for their entertainment value and expression of skill.
  2. Until a few years ago, I had zero interest in football.

Rugby Football

  1. The International Rugby Football Board (IRFB) was founded in 1886, but rifts were beginning to emerge in the code. (Web site)
  2. Other English rugby clubs followed this lead and did not join the FA but instead in 1871 formed the Rugby Football Union.

Rules Were

  1. This later revised version of the Cambridge Rules rules were to form the basis of what eventually became the rules adopted by The Football Association.
  2. Finally eleven simple Melbourne Football Club Rules were laid out, printed and, most significantly, widely publicised.

School

  1. However, it was difficult for schools to play each other at football, as each school played by its own rules. (Web site)
  2. Second, many early descriptions of football and references to it were recorded by people who had studied at these schools. (Web site)
  3. Apart from Rugby football, the public school codes have barely been played beyond the confines of each school's playing fields. (Web site)

Football Association

  1. The English Football Association had chaired many discussions on setting up an international body, but was perceived as making no progress. (Web site)
  2. This was the first meeting of The Football Association (FA). It was the world's first official football body.
  3. Formed in 1976 as a lobbying group within the NCAA, the College Football Association (CFA) proposed to negotiate their own TV contracts. (Web site)

Rugby School

  1. Wills had been educated at Rugby School in England (where Rugby football had been codified since 1845). (Web site)
  2. Rugby football In Britain, by 1870, there were about 75 clubs playing variations of the Rugby school game.

Football Games

  1. These games and others may well go far back into antiquity and may have influenced later football games. (Web site)
  2. In all football games, the winning team is the one that has the most points or goals when a specified length of time has elapsed.
  3. Third, it was teachers, students and former students from these schools who first codified football games, to enable matches to be played between schools. (Web site)

Rugby League

  1. In 1966, rugby league officials borrowed the American football concept of downs: a team could retain possession of the ball for no more than four tackles. (Web site)
  2. The split in Rugby football An English cartoon from the 1890s lampooning the divide in rugby football which led to the formation of rugby league.
  3. In New Zealand, football refers to rugby union.
  4. Rugby League Football is a 13-a-side game of running, passing from hand to hand and kicking an oval ball. (Web site)

Public

  1. Feast day football on the public highway was at an end.
  2. Public school boys, who enjoyed some freedom from work, became the inventors of organised football games with formal codes of rules. (Web site)
  3. Football had come to be adopted by a number of public schools as a way of encouraging competitiveness and keeping youths fit.
  4. Surviving public school games Harrow football players after a game at Harrow School.

Football Club

  1. The game gradually gained a following, and the Montreal Football Club was formed in 1868, the first recorded football club in Canada. (Web site)
  2. The first "football club" in the USA was the short-lived Oneida Football Club in Boston, Massachusetts, founded in 1862.
  3. The meeting had been called, not by public school figures, but by members of several football clubs in the London Metropolitan area.
  4. Sheffield Football Club also has a claim to be the world's oldest surviving "football club", in the sense of a club not attached to a school or university.

Football Union

  1. In 1876, at the Massasoit Convention, it was agreed by these universities to adopt most of the Rugby Football Union rules. (Web site)
  2. Once kept by the Rugby Football Union as an early example of rugby football. (Web site)
  3. In 1895 representatives of the northern clubs met in Huddersfield to form the Northern Rugby Football Union (NRFU), a professional competition.

Colleges

  1. By the early 20th century in the USA, this had resulted in national controversy and American football was banned by a number of colleges. (Web site)
  2. Originally dominated by Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, football soon captured the interest of colleges nationwide.

Association Football

  1. By the 1870s, Rugby and Association football had started to become popular in Ireland. (Web site)
  2. The GAA sought to promote traditional Irish sports, such as hurling and to reject imported games like Rugby and Association football. (Web site)
  3. Association football is called soccer.

Modern Football

  1. However, the route towards the development of modern football games appears to lie in Western Europe and particularly England.
  2. However, the main sources of modern football codes appear to lie in western Europe, especially England. (Web site)
  3. These gradually evolved into the modern football games that we know today.

Australian

  1. Australian rules An Australian rules football match at the Richmond Paddock, Melbourne, in 1866.
  2. A widening participation rate around the world will lead to developments in Australian Football as a skilful sport that can probably only be imagined now.
  3. With the withdrawal of its New Zealand delegates, the sport returned to the title of Australian Football, governed by the Australian Football Council.
  4. By the end of the 19th century, the code had spread to the Australian states and territories and Australian football around the world.

Australian Football

  1. The formal name of the code later became Australian rules football (and, more recently, Australian football). (Web site)
  2. Australian rules football --- officially known as "Australian football", and informally as "Aussie rules" or "footy".
  3. Rec Footy --- "Recreational Football" - a modified non-contact touch variation of Australian Football replacing tackles with tags. (Web site)

Cambridge Rules

  1. The Cambridge Rules, drawn up in 1848, included some elements which are important in Australian football, such as the mark.
  2. The Cambridge Rules, were a code of football drawn up at Cambridge University in 1848 by H. de Winton and J. C. Thring. (Web site)

Gaelic Athletic Association

  1. There was no serious attempt to unify and codify Irish varieties of football, until the establishment of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in 1884. (Web site)
  2. Sometimes referred to as "football" or "gaah" (from the acronym for Gaelic Athletic Association). (Web site)

Wills

  1. There were pronounced similarities between Wills's game and Gaelic football (as it would be codified in 1887).
  2. Tom Wills began to develop Australian football in Melbourne during 1858.
  3. Tom Wills began to develop Australian Rules football in Melbourne during 1858.

Football League

  1. For example, the Canadian Rugby Football Union, founded in 1884 was the forerunner of the Canadian Football League, rather than a rugby union body. (Web site)
  2. Elite club football in Scotland is split between the Scottish Premier League and the Scottish Football League. (Web site)

Gaelic Football

  1. The first Gaelic football rules were drawn up by Maurice Davin and published in the United Ireland magazine on February 7, 1887. (Web site)
  2. The Gaelic games of hurling and Gaelic football were saved from ultimate decline [23][24].
  3. Ladies Gaelic football International rules football --- a compromise code used for games between Gaelic and Australian Rules players. (Web site)

Table Football

  1. Fast delivery of all the latest gadgets, gifts, toys, games, gift ideas, and cool stuff, including the 20 in 1 Multiplay Table football table (was 10-in-1):.
  2. Football games England Soccer Table, Lunar table football, Gemini and Mini Kick table top soccer game, fun games for all the family.

Football Rugby

  1. One of these was that Canadian football, for many years, did not officially distinguish itself from rugby. (Web site)
  2. Both forms of rugby and American football were noted at the time for serious injuries, as well as the deaths of a significant number of players. (Web site)
  3. Also often referred to simply as "league" Rugby league nines (or sevens) Touch football (rugby league) --- a non-contact version of rugby league.
  4. Games descended from Rugby School rules Rugby football Rugby League Touch football - usually known simply as "Touch".

Football

  1. Football gloves are one important piece of equipment use in the game today.
  2. News, Transfers, Gossips, Articles and lots more about Football. (Web site)
  3. Professionalism was beginning to creep into the various codes of football. (Web site)
  4. Between 1324 and 1667, football was banned in England alone by more than 30 royal and local laws. (Web site)
  5. Davin's rules showed the influence of games such as hurling and a desire to formalise a distinctly Irish code of football. (Web site)

American Football

  1. Over the years Canadian football absorbed some developments in American football, but also retained many unique characteristics. (Web site)
  2. The changes did not immediately have the desired effect, and 33 American football players were killed during 1908 alone. (Web site)
  3. Modern American football grew out of a match between McGill University of Montreal, and Harvard University in 1874. (Web site)

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