Association football
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Highest governing body: FIFA Nicknames: Football, soccer, the beautiful game, the world game First played: 19 December 1863, England Characteristics Contact: Yes Team members: 11 per side (including goalkeeper) Mixed gender: Yes, separate competitions Type: Team sport, ball sport Equipment: Football … Read More

Real Madrid and PSG, favorites for the Champions League semifinals
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Champions League football show was attended last night on “Santiago Bernabeu” and “Parc des Princes” in the two disputes in the first leg of the quarterfinals. In Spain, Real Madrid gave 3-0 to Borussia Dortmund The ‘galactic’ marked by Gareth … Read More

National Football Team Tactics
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There are various individual skills and team tactics needed to play effective football. Football is in theory a very simple game. However, well-organised and well-prepared teams are often seen beating teams with supposedly more skilled players, even over time. Coaching … Read More

Play free Soccer Shot online game
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Soccer Shot opens a new class of games based on Japanese Pachinko, a vertical style of pinball machine which has gained enormous popularity in Asia. Between 40 and 50 million people play these pinball games and as many as 30 … Read More

Football today
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Use of the word “football” in English-speaking countries The word “football“, when used in reference to a specific game can mean any one of those described above. Because of this, much friendly controversy has occurred over the term football, primarily … Read More

The establishment of modern codes of football
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English public schools Match at Winchester College around 1840. The earliest evidence that games resembling football were being played at English public schools — mainly attended by boys from the upper, upper-middle and professional classes — comes from the Vulgaria … Read More

History of football
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Throughout the history of mankind the urge to kick at stones and other such objects is thought to have led to many early activities involving kicking and/or running with a ball. Football-like games predate recorded history in all parts of … Read More

Football
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Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. By far the most popular of these worldwide is Association football, which also goes by the name of soccer. The English language word football is also … Read More

Football organizations and competitions
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Governing bodies The recognised international governing body of football (and associated games, such as futsal and beach soccer) is the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The FIFA headquarters are located in Zurich, Switzerland. Six regional confederations are associated with … Read More

Laws of the Football (Soccer)
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Football is popular among children as well as adults. Overview of the Laws There are seventeen Laws in the official Laws of the Game. The same Laws are designed to apply to all levels of football, although certain modifications for … Read More

History and development of the Football (Soccer)
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Games revolving around the kicking of a ball have been played in many countries through history. The earliest documented version is the Chinese game Cuju, mentioned in military manuals from the time of the Qin Dynasty (255–206 BCE). Other ancient … Read More

Football (Soccer)
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The striker (wearing the red shirt) is past the defence (in the white shirts) and is about to take a shot at the goal. The goalkeeper will attempt to stop the ball from entering the goal. Association football, soccer, or … Read More

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