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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. [1]

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Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum (Μουσείο Ακρόπολης, Mouseio Akropolis) is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens.

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Administration (British football)

In the United Kingdom, football clubs sometimes choose to enter administration when they are unable to pay off outstanding debts.

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AFC Asian Cup

The AFC Asian Cup is an international association football tournament run by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

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Africa Cup of Nations

The Africa Cup of Nations, officially CAN (Coupe d'Afrique des Nations), also referred to as African Cup of Nations, or AFCON, is the main international association football competition in Africa.

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Age fraud in association football

Age fraud is a term for age fabrication or the use of false documentation to gain an advantage over opponents.

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Apertura and Clausura

The Apertura and Clausura tournaments are a relatively recent innovation for many Latin American football leagues in which the traditional association football season from August to May is divided in two sections per season, each with its own champion.

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Asian Football Confederation

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia.

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Assistant referee (association football)

In association football, an assistant referee (known as a linesman or lineswoman before 1996) is an official empowered with assisting the referee in enforcing the Laws of the Game during a match.

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Association football culture

Football culture refers to the cultural aspects surrounding the game of association football.

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Association football headgear

Association football headgear is worn by association football players to protect the head from injury.

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Association football positions

In the sport of association football, each of the 11 players on a team is assigned to a particular position on the field of play.

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Association football tactics and skills

There are various individual skills and team tactics needed to play effective football.

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Aston Villa F.C.

Aston Villa Football Club (also known as Villa, The Villa, The Villans, The Lions) is a professional football club based in Witton, Birmingham, that plays in the Premier League, the highest level of English football.

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Athenaeus

Athenaeus of Naucratis (Ἀθήναιος Nαυκρατίτης or Nαυκράτιος, Athēnaios Naukratitēs or Naukratios; Athenaeus Naucratita) was a Greek rhetorician and grammarian, flourishing about the end of the 2nd and beginning of the 3rd century AD.

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Australian rules football

Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, also called football, footy, or Aussie rules (and in some regions marketed as AFL after the Australian Football League, the pre-eminent and fully professional Australian football league in the country), is a sport played between two teams of eighteen players on the field of either an Australian football ground, a modified cricket field, or a similarly sized sports venue.

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Away goals rule

The away goals rule is a method of breaking ties in association football and other sports when teams play each other twice, once at each team's home ground.

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Ball (association football)

A football, soccer ball, or association football ball is the ball used in the sport of association football.

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Ball game

Ball games, or ball sports, are any form of game or sport which feature a ball as part of play.

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Beach soccer

Beach soccer, also known as beach football or beasal, is a variant of association football played on a beach or some form of sand.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Blackheath F.C.

Blackheath Football Club is a rugby union club based in Blackheath in south-east London, now playing at the Rectory Field (known as 'The Rec' or 'The Parsonage').

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Bouaké

Bouaké (or Bwake) is the second largest city in Côte d'Ivoire, with a population of 536,189 (2014 census).

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Bundesliga

The Bundesliga (Federal League), sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga or 1.

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Cambridge rules

The Cambridge Rules were a code of rules for football first drawn up at Cambridge University, England, in 1848, by a committee that included H. de Winton and J. C. Thring.

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Captain (association football)

The team captain of an association football team, sometimes known as the skipper, is a team member chosen to be the on-pitch leader of the team: it is often one of the older or more experienced members of the squad, or a player that can heavily influence a game.

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Charles W. Alcock

Charles William Alcock (2 December 1842 – 26 February 1907) was an influential English sportsman and administrator.

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Charterhouse School

Charterhouse, originally The Hospital of King James and Thomas Sutton in Charterhouse is a collegiate independent boarding school (also referred to as a public school) situated at Godalming in the English county of Surrey.

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CONCACAF

The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) is the continental governing body for association football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

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CONCACAF Gold Cup

The CONCACAF Gold Cup (Copa de Oro de la CONCACAF) (Coupe D'or du CONCACAF) is the main association football competition of the men's national football teams governed by CONCACAF, determining the regional champion of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean.

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Confederation of African Football

The Confederation of African Football (CAF,; Confédération Africaine de Football; الإتحاد الأفريقي لكرة القدم) is the administrative and controlling body for African association football.

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CONMEBOL

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL,; Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol; Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol) is the continental governing body of association football in South America and it is one of FIFA's six continental confederations.

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Copa América

The Copa América (Spanish and Portuguese for "America Cup"), formerly known as the South American Football Championship (Campeonato Sud Americano de Football in Spanish), is an international football competition contested between the men's national football teams of CONMEBOL, determining the continental champion of South America.

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Copa Libertadores

The Copa Libertadores de América (Copa Libertadores da América) is an annual international club football competition organized by CONMEBOL since 1960.

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Corner kick

A corner kick is a method of restarting play in a game of association football.

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Covent Garden

Covent Garden is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane.

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Cuju

Cuju, or Tsu' Chu, is an ancient Chinese ball game, Cantonese "chuk-ko".

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Czech Republic national football team

The Czech Republic national football team (Česká fotbalová reprezentace) represents the Czech Republic in association football and is controlled by the Football Association of the Czech Republic, the governing body for football in the Czech Republic.

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Defender (association football)

In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

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Direct free kick

A direct free kick is a method of restarting play in a game of association football following a foul.

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Division (sport)

In sports, a division is a group of teams who compete against each other for a championship.

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Domestic association football season

The domestic association football season in countries that association football is played around the world varies in length and time of year contested.

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Doping in sport

In competitive sports, doping refers to the use of banned athletic performance-enhancing drugs by athletic competitors, where the term doping is widely used by organizations that regulate sporting competitions.

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Dribbling

In sports, dribbling refers to the maneuvering of a ball under the control of a single player in a given direction, while avoiding defenders' attempts to prevent this occurring.

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Dropped-ball

A dropped-ball (or drop-ball) is a method of restarting play in a game of association football.

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Ebenezer Cobb Morley

Ebenezer Cobb Morley (16 August 1831 – 20 November 1924) was an English sportsman and is regarded as the father of the Football Association and modern football.

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El Salvador

El Salvador (Pipil: Kūskatan), officially the Republic of El Salvador (República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior"), is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.

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English public school football games

During the early modern era pupils, former pupils and teachers at English public schools developed and wrote down the first codes of football, most notably the Eton College (1815) and Aldenham school (1825) football rules.

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English-speaking world

Approximately 360–400 million people speak English as their first language.

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Episkyros

Episkyros (ἐπίσκυρος; also called ἐφηβική ephebike, "adolescence", and ἐπίκοινος epikoinos, "commonball") was an ancient Greek ball game.

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Eton College

Eton College, often informally referred to simply as Eton, is an English boys' independent boarding school located in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.

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Exhibition game

An exhibition game (also known as a demonstration, a friendly, a preseason game, a warmup match, a scrimmage, or a preparation match, depending at least in part on the sport) is a sporting event whose prize money and impact on the team's rankings is either zero or otherwise greatly reduced.

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FA Cup

The Emirates Football Association Challenge Cup, known worldwide as the FA Cup, is an annual knockout cup competition in English football; it is the oldest association football competition in the world.

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Fan (person)

A fan, sometimes also called aficionado or supporter, is a person who is enthusiastically devoted to something or somebody, such as a band, a sports team, a genre, a book or an entertainer.

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Fédération Camerounaise de Football

The Fédération Camerounaise de Football is the governing body of football in Cameroon.

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FIFA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; English: International Federation of Association Football) is the governing body of association football, futsal and beach football.

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FIFA Club World Cup

The FIFA Club World Cup, formerly known as the FIFA Club World Championship, is an international men's association football competition organised by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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FIFA Confederations Cup

The FIFA Confederations Cup is an international association football tournament for national teams, currently held every four years by FIFA.

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FIFA Women's World Cup

The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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First Ivorian Civil War

The First Ivorian Civil War was a conflict in the Ivory Coast (also known as Côte d'Ivoire) that began in 2002.

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Five-a-side football

Five-a-side game on astroturf pitch, Singapore Five-a-side football is a variation of association football in which each team fields five players (four outfield players and a goalkeeper).

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Football

Football refers to a number of sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal.

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Football Association of Wales

The Football Association of Wales (Cymdeithas Bêl-droed Cymru) (FAW) is the governing body of association football in Wales.

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Football at the Summer Olympics

Association football has been included in every Summer Olympic Games except 1896 and 1932 as a men's competition sport.

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Football pitch

A football pitch (also known as a football field or soccer field) is the playing surface for the game of association football.

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Football player

A football player, footballer, or soccer player is a sportsperson who plays one of the different types of football.

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Football War

The Football War (Spanish: La guerra del fútbol), also known as the Soccer War or 100 Hour War, was a brief war fought by El Salvador and Honduras in 1969.

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Formation (association football)

In association football, the formation describes how the players in a team are positioned on the pitch.

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Forward (association football)

Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.

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Fouls and misconduct (association football)

Fouls and misconduct in football/soccer are acts committed by players which are deemed by the referee to be unfair and are subsequently penalized.

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France national football team

The France national football team (Équipe de France de football) represents France in international football.

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Futsal

Futsal is a variant of association football that is played on a smaller field and mainly played indoors.

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Geography of women's association football

Women's association football is played in an increasing number of countries around the world.

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Germany national football team

The Germany national football team (Die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft) is the men's football team that has represented Germany in international competition since 1908.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and the third largest in the United Kingdom (after London and Birmingham).

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GNK Dinamo Zagreb

Građanski nogometni klub Dinamo commonly referred to as GNK Dinamo Zagreb or simply Dinamo Zagreb is a Croatian football club based in Zagreb.

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Goal (sport)

Goal refers to a method of scoring in many sports.

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Goal kick

A goal kick, called a goalie kick in some regions, is a method of restarting play in a game of association football.

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Goalkeeper (association football)

Goalkeeper, often shortened to keeper or goalie, is one of the major positions of association football.

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Golden goal

The golden goal or golden point is a rule used in association football, bandy, lacrosse, field hockey, ice hockey and korfball to decide the winner of a match (typically a knock-out match) in which scores are equal at the end of normal time.

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Great Queen Street

Great Queen Street is a street in the West End of central London in England.

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H. de Winton and J. C. Thring

Henry de Winton and John Charles Thring were influential in the development of modern codes of football.

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Harpastum

Harpastum, also known as Harpustum, was a form of ball game played in the Roman Empire.

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Harrow School

Harrow School, commonly referred to as "Harrow", is an English independent school for boys situated in the town of Harrow, in north-west London.

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History of rugby union

The history of rugby union follows from various football games played long before the 19th century, but it was not until the middle of that century that rules were formulated and codified.

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Honduras

Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras), is a republic in Central America.

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Imperial units

The system of imperial units or the imperial system (also known as British Imperial) is the system of units first defined in the British Weights and Measures Act of 1824, which was later refined and reduced.

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Indirect free kick

An indirect free kick is a method of restarting play in a game of association football.

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Indoor soccer

Indoor soccer or arena soccer (known internationally either as minifootball, fast football, floorball specifically in the U.K.) is a game derived from association football adapted for play in a walled indoor arena.

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International competitions in women's association football

This article lists all international competitions in women's football (soccer).

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International Football Association Board

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) is the body that determines the Laws of the Game of association football.

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International System of Units

The International System of Units (Système International d'Unités, SI) is the modern form of the metric system, and is the most widely used system of measurement.

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Irish Football Association

The Irish Football Association (IFA) is the organising body for association football in Northern Ireland.

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Ivory Coast national football team

The Ivory Coast national football team (Équipe de Côte d'Ivoire de football), nicknamed Les Éléphants (The Elephants), represents Ivory Coast in international football and is controlled by the Fédération Ivoirienne de Football (FIF).

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Jockstrap

A jockstrap (also known as a jock, jock strap, strap, supporter, athletic supporter or posing pouch) is an undergarment originally designed for supporting the male genitalia during sports or other vigorous physical activity.

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Kemari

Kemari (蹴鞠) is a ball game that was popular in Japan during the Heian Period.

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Kick-off (association football)

A kick-off is the method of starting and, in some cases, restarting play in a game of association football.

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Kit (association football)

In association football, as in a number of sports, kit refers to the standard equipment and attire worn by players.

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La Liga

The Primera División (First Division) of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), commonly known in English as La Liga (The League), is the top professional association football division of the Spanish football league system.

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Laws of the Game (association football)

The Laws of the Game, updated 2012 are the codified rules that help define association football.

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League system

A league system is a hierarchy of leagues in a sport, usually with a system of promotion and relegation between consecutive levels of the hierarchy.

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Ligue 1

Ligue 1 (League 1, formerly known as Division 1), is the French professional league for association football clubs.

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List of association football clubs

This is a list of lists of association football clubs from all over the world.

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List of association football stadiums by country

This is a list of major football stadiums, grouped by country and ordered by capacity.

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List of men's national association football teams

This is a list of the men's national association football teams in the world.

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List of top association football goal scorers

This is a list of top goal scorers in association football.

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List of women's association football clubs

This is a partial list of women's association football club teams from all over the world sorted by confederation.

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List of women's national association football teams

This is a partial list of national association football teams in women's association football, arranged alphabetically within their confederations.

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Lists of association football players

The following are lists of people who play football.

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Luis Suárez

Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz (born 24 January 1987) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Uruguay national team as a striker.

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Manager (association football)

In association football, a manager is responsible for running a football club or a national team.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.

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Match fixing

In organized sports, match fixing occurs as a match is played to a completely or partially pre-determined result, violating the rules of the game and often the law.

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Medieval football

Medieval football is a modern term sometimes used for a wide variety of localised football games which were invented and played in Europe during the Middle Ages.

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Metrication

Metrication or metrification is conversion to the metric system of units of measurement.

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Midfielder

A midfielder is an association football position.

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Mortlake

Mortlake is a suburban district of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames on the south bank of the River Thames between Kew and Barnes.

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Names for association football

The names of association football are the terms used to describe:association football, the sport most commonly referred to in the English-speaking world as "football" or "soccer".

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Northern England

Northern England, also known as the North of England, the North or the North Country, is a cultural region of England.

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Oceania Football Confederation

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is one of the six continental confederations of international association football, consisting of New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji, and other Pacific Island countries.

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OFC Nations Cup

The OFC Nations Cup is an international association football tournament held among the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) member nations.

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Offside (association football)

Offside is one of the rules of association football, codified in Law 11 of the Laws of the Game.

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Overtime (sports)

Overtime or extra time is an additional period of play specified under the rules of a sport to bring a game to a decision and avoid declaring the match a tie or draw where the scores are same.

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Oxford "-er"

The Oxford "-er", or often "-ers", is a colloquial and sometimes facetious suffix prevalent at Oxford University from about 1875, which is thought to have been borrowed from the slang of Rugby School.

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Paraguay national football team

The Paraguay national football team is controlled by the Paraguayan Football Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol) and represents Paraguay in men's international football competitions.

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Paralympic association football

Paralympic football consists of adaptations of the sport of association football for athletes with a physical disability.

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Patrice Evra

Patrice Latyr Evra (born 15 May 1981) is a French international footballer who plays for Italian club Juventus.

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Penalty area

The penalty area or 18-yard box (also known less formally as "the penalty box" or simply "the box") is an area of an association football pitch.

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Penalty card

A penalty card is used in many sports as a means of warning, reprimanding or penalising a player, coach or team official.

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Penalty kick

A penalty kick is a method of restarting play in association football, taken from 11 meters (approximately 12 yards) out from the goal, on the penalty mark.

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Penalty shoot-out (association football)

A penalty shoot-out (officially kicks from the penalty mark) is a method of determining the winner of an association football (soccer) match that is drawn after the regulation playing time.

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Premier League

The Premier League is an English professional league for men's association football clubs.

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Promotion and relegation

In sports leagues, promotion and relegation is a process where teams are transferred between two divisions based on their performance for the completed season.

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Public school (United Kingdom)

The term public school refers to a group of older, more expensive and exclusive fee-paying private independent secondary schools in England and Wales, which cater primarily for children aged between 13 and 18.

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Red Star Belgrade

Fudbalski klub Crvena zvezda (Фудбалски клуб Црвена звезда), commonly known in English as Red Star Belgrade, is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade, the major part of the Red Star Sports Society.

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Referee (association football)

In association football, the referee is the person responsible for enforcing the Laws of the Game during the course of a match.

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Replay (sports)

In sports, a replay (also known as a rematch or a do-over, depending on the context) refers to an extra game between two teams after the first game's results were either nullified or ended in a draw.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum; Ancient and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων Basileia tōn Rhōmaiōn) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Round-robin tournament

A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition "in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn".

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Routledge

Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Rugby football

Rugby football is a style of football that developed at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire and was one of many versions of football played at English public schools during the 19th century.

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Rugby Football Union

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England.

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Rugby School

Rugby School is a co-educational day and boarding school located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, England.

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Scottish Football Association

The Scottish Football Association (also known as the SFA and the Scottish FA), or Comann Ball-coise na h-Alba in Scottish Gaelic, is the governing body of football in Scotland and has the ultimate responsibility for the control and development of football in Scotland.

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Serie A

Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by Telecom Italia, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and has been operating for over eighty years since the 1929–30 season.

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Sheffield & Hallamshire County Football Association

The Sheffield and Hallamshire Football Association (originally called the Sheffield Football Association) was formed in Sheffield in 1867 and was the first County Football Association in England.

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Sheffield F.C.

Sheffield F.C. is an English football club from Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

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Shin guard

A shin guard or shin pad is a piece of equipment worn on the front of a player’s shin to protect them from injury.

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Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury School is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged 13 to 18 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, founded by Royal Charter in 1552.

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Single-elimination tournament

A single-elimination tournament — also called an Olympic system tournament, a knockout (or, knock-out), single penetration, or sudden death tournament — is a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each bracket is immediately eliminated from winning the championship or first prize in the event.

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Stoke City F.C.

Stoke City Football Club is an English professional football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire that plays in the Premier League.

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Street football

The term street football and street soccer (in North America) encompass a number of informal varieties of association football.

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Substitute (association football)

In association football, a substitute is a player who is brought on to the pitch during a match in exchange for an existing player.

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Table (information)

A table is a means of arranging data in rows and columns.

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Team sport

A team sport includes any sport which involves players working together towards a shared objective.

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The Beautiful Game

The Beautiful Game (o jogo bonito) is a nickname for association football, first said by the Brazilian footballer Pelé, although football commentator Stuart Hall is the only individual to have claimed to have coined "The Beautiful Game".

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The Conversation (website)

The Conversation is an independent, not-for-profit media outlet that uses content sourced from the academic and research community.

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The Football Association

The Football Association, also known simply as The FA, is the governing body of football in England, and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

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The Football League

The Football League is a league competition featuring professional association football clubs from England and Wales.

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The Midlands

The Midlands is an area spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national "quality" Sunday newspaper.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.

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Throw-in

A throw-in is a method of restarting play in a game of association football when the ball has exited the side of the field of play.

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Tie (draw)

To draw or tie is to finish a competition with identical or inconclusive results.

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Timewasting

Timewasting (or time-wasting) in the context of sports refers to the actions of one team which expend time, but do not otherwise have a tactical purpose.

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Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.

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Two-legged tie

In sport (particularly association football), a two-legged tie is a contest between two teams which comprises two matches or "legs", with each team as the home team in one leg.

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UEFA

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA,; Union des Associations Européennes de Football; Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several members have territory which is all or partially in Africa or Asia.

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UEFA Champions League

The UEFA Champions League, known simply as the Champions League, is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.

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UEFA Euro 1996

The 1996 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 96, was the 10th UEFA European Championship, a quadrennial football tournament contested by European nations.

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UEFA Euro 2004

The 2004 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2004 or Euro 2004, was the 12th edition of the UEFA European Championship, a quadrennial football competition contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of UEFA.

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UEFA European Championship

The UEFA European Championship, or simply, The Euros, is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.

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Uppingham School

Uppingham School is a co-educational independent school situated in the small market town of Uppingham in Rutland, England.

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Volleyball

Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.

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William McGregor (football)

William McGregor (1846 – 1911) was an association football administrator in the Victorian era who is regarded as the founder of the Football League, the first organised association football league in the world.

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Winchester College

Winchester College is an independent school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire, England.

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Woggabaliri

Woggabaliri is a traditional Indigenous Australian "co-operative kicking volley game" similar to the games of keepie uppie and footbag.

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Wrestling

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

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Yugoslav Wars

The Yugoslav Wars were ethnic conflicts fought from 1991 to 2001 inside the territory of the former Yugoslavia.

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Zürich

Zürich or Zurich (Zürich, Swiss German: Züri, Zurich, Zurigo, Turitg) is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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1872 Scotland vs England football match

Scotland v England (1872) was the first ever official international association football match to be played.

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1900 Summer Olympics

The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1900 in Paris, France.

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1932 Summer Olympics

The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was a major world wide multi-athletic event which was celebrated in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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1970 FIFA World Cup

The 1970 FIFA World Cup was the ninth FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship for men's national teams.

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1984 Summer Olympics

The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1984.

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1984 Summer Paralympics

The 1984 International Games for the Disabled, canonically the 1984 Summer Paralympics were the seventh Paralympic Games to be held.

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1996 Summer Olympics

The 1996 Summer Olympics (French: Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1996), known officially as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially as the Centennial Olympics, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, from July 19 to August 4, 1996.

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1998 FIFA World Cup

The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.

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2002 FIFA World Cup

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th staging of the FIFA World Cup which took place from 31 May to 30 June 2002 in South Korea and Japan.

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2004 Summer Paralympics

The 2004 Summer Paralympics (Θερινοί Παραολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004) were held in Athens, Greece, from September 17 to September 28.

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2005–06 FA Premier League

The 2005–06 FA Premier League (known as the FA Barclays Premiership for sponsorship reasons) began on 13 August 2005, and concluded on 7 May 2006.

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2014 FIFA World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_football

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