Other articles related to "football":
... After receiving a pair of football boots, Ibrahimović began playing football at the age of six, alternating between local junior clubs Malmö BI and FBK Balkan ... At the age of 15, Ibrahimović was close to quitting his football career, in favour of working at the docks in Malmö, but his manager convinced him to continue playing ... he soon dropped out of high school to focus on his football career ...
... Gaelic football was first codified in 1887, although it has links to older varieties of football played in Ireland and known collectively as caid ... is used by some people to refer to present day Gaelic football ... The first record of any form of football being played in Ireland comes from 1308, when John McCrocan, a spectator at a football game at Newcastle, County Dublin was charged with accidentally ...
... A drop kick is a type of kick in various codes of football ... Association football goalkeepers also often return the ball to play with drop kicks ... The kick was once in wide use in both Australian rules football and gridiron football, but is today rarely seen in either sport ...
... Arsenal's first team and the reserves was the first football match in the world to be televised live ... of the most successful teams in the country, Arsenal have often featured when football is depicted in the arts in Britain ... They formed the backdrop to one of the earliest football-related films, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939) ...
... Arsenal Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Holloway, London ... One of the most successful clubs in English football, it has won 13 First Division and Premier League titles and 10 FA Cups. 1886 in Woolwich and in 1893 became the first club from the south of England to join the Football League ...
Famous quotes containing the word football:
“Idont enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other peoples amusement. I enjoy it if Im being paid a lot for it.”
—David Storey (b. 1933)
“...Im not money hungry.... People who are rich want to be richer, but whats the difference? You cant take it with you. The toys get different, thats all. The rich guys buy a football team, the poor guys buy a football. Its all relative.”
—Martina Navratilova (b. 1956)
“... in the minds of search committees there is the lingering question: Can she manage the football coach?”
—Donna E. Shalala (b. 1941)