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Some articles on leagues, league:

Fußball-Landesliga - Leagues - Tier VII-Landesligas
... Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and Berlin as tier seven leagues, below the Verbandsligas Leagues State Region Promotion to Relegation to Landesliga Württemberg 1 Landesliga Württemberg 2 Landesliga Württemb ...
Association Football In Victoria - League and Cup Systems - Leagues
... The highest state based league is the Victorian Premier League ... The league below that is the Victorian State League Division 1 ... Below that, State Leagues 2 and 3 are split into North/West and South/East divisions ...
History Of Australian Rules Football - History of Clubs and Competitions - Today's State Leagues
... VFL was generally accepted as the strongest league, they frequently played each other on an even footing in challenge matches and occasional nationwide club competitions ... With the introduction of the AFL the SANFL, WAFL and other state leagues rapidly declined to a secondary status ... these there are many semi-professional and amateur leagues around Australia, where they play a very important role in the community, and particularly so in rural areas ...
Football In The People's Republic Of China - Media Coverage of Football in China - Foreign Leagues
... players Because of the low level of interest exhibited in the domestic football league, Chinese football fans, numbered in the hundreds of millions, often turn to major European football ... Chinese players going to play in European leagues attracts massive media attention, and as a result also gains a large following ...
Dutch Football League System
... The Dutch football league consists of two fully professional leagues (Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie) one semi-professional level (Topklasse) and seven levels of amateur football leagues, the highest of which ... All the leagues are connected by a Promotion and relegation system, but in order to be promoted to the Eerste Divisie a club has to submit a solid business plan ... Association obliges every team from the two fully professional leagues to contract 16 players full-time, in order to keep these leagues fully professional ...

Famous quotes containing the word leagues:

    Struck in the wet mire
    Four thousand leagues from the ninth buried city
    I thought of Troy, what we had built her for.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    Good news about someone never gets past the door, but bad news will travel a thousand leagues away.
    Chinese proverb.

    Only be admonished by what you already see, not to strike leagues of friendship with cheap persons, where no friendship can be. Our impatience betrays us into rash and foolish alliances which no God attends.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)