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  2. Football - Wikipedia

    The various codes of football share certain common elements and can be grouped into two main classes of football: carrying codes like American football, Canadian football, Australian football, rugby union and rugby league, where the ball is moved about the field while being held in the hands or thrown, and kicking codes such as Association football and Gaelic football, where the ball is moved ...

  3. List of association football rivalries - Wikipedia

    This list deals with football rivalries around the world. This includes club teams who compete in local derbies as well as matches between club teams further afield. It also lists international rivalries and rivalries between individual players.

  4. Jordan Ayew - Wikipedia

    Jordan Pierre Ayew (born 11 September 1991) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team. He is the son of former Ghana captain Abedi Pele and brother of fellow player André Ayew .

  5. MTN Group - Wikipedia

    MTN Group sponsored the CAF Champions League football competition, as well as APOEL FC, winners of the Cypriot First Division in 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014, and participants in the 2009–10 and 2011–12 UEFA Champions League. On 18 March 2010, it was announced that MTN signed a sponsorship deal with English football club Manchester United F.C.

  6. North Korea national football team - Wikipedia

    The North Korea football team qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup after finishing 2nd place in Group B of Asian qualifying. Their finishing place was not decided until the day of the last fixture of the group, in which they needed not only to avoid defeat in a match against Saudi Arabia , but also relied on Iran losing to South Korea .

  7. Women's football in England - Wikipedia's_football_in_England

    Women's football has been played in England for over a century, sharing a common history with the men's game as the country in which the Laws of the Game were codified.. Women's football was originally very popular in the early 20th century, but after being banned by the men's Football Association, its popularity declined.

  8. Honduras national football team - Wikipedia

    1970 World Cup and the Football War Prior to the qualification stages leading up to the 1970 World Cup in Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador found themselves in what was called the Football War . This nickname was given to the situation after an play-off game was played between the two countries to decide which would qualify for the Finals.

  9. Paraguay national football team - Wikipedia

    Soon after the introduction of football in Paraguay by Williams Paats, the Liga Paraguaya de Futbol (today Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol) was created in 1906.The first national football team was organized in 1910 when an invitation by the Argentine club Hércules of Corrientes was received to play a friendly match.