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as long as possible. The Ancient Greeks competed in a similar game entitled ‘Episkyros’, but both of these pursuits reflected rules closer to rugby than modern day soccer. The most relevant of these ancient games to our modern day ‘Association Football’ is the Chinese game of ‘Tsu-Chu’ or ‘kick ball’ as it translates. Records of the game begin during the Tsin Dynasty (255-206BC) and represent a game in which soldiers competed in a training activity featuring a leather ball being kicked into a net...

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 Football refers to a number of sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. The most popular of these sports worldwide is association football, more commonly known as just "football" or "soccer". Unqualified, the word football applies to whichever form of football is the most popular in the regional context in which the word appears, including association football, as well as American football, Australian rules football, Canadian football, Gaelic football...

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really are. As a child I always watched movies and was deceived by them without even realizing it. I always enjoyed football movies most because I could relate to most of the things and could compare things in the movie to my actual life. They have always drawn my attention and I usually was misled by the way they made the sport in general seem. I wanted to play football at a young age but was always mistaken on the way the game actually was. It was made out to be way harder and worse...

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the country’s football reputation as well their own football careers. Hopefully, the coming AFF Suzuki Cup will eventually bring some sort of change in terms of their winning mentality. 5. Stop, Stare And Fix Malaysian Football Controversies, scandals and squabbling is not good for any team. The players will get distracted and the morale of the whole team is affected. The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) is always the center of controversy whenever there is a football related issue in...

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Flag Football Flag football is one of those sports that are fun but not as much pressure is on the players. It is a version of our American football that is popular all-over the world. The game is practically the same just not with all the heavy gears on top of the players. It’s rules are twins to the regular football except the tackling is replaced with the players pulling the flag off the player that is holding the ball. Flag football is known for its non-dominant sport which means it’s very...

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The Life of a Football Player Football, it is not just a sport or some game. It is my whole life. Every year I have one goal and that is to make it to football season. Playing in each of those games gives a special feeling that no one can get enough of. Winter, Spring, and Summer do not even compare to what Fall is like, not only is it one of the most beautiful times of the year but the most intense, most exciting sport seasons to anyone with a pulse. I prepare for it all year long, doing different...

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Football as an Intramural

Internal Proposal for Football to be added to Intramural Sports Alexandria Technical and Community College Submitted By: Manny Dralu Casey Chermak November 19, 2012 Table of Contents Abstract………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….iii 1.0 Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…1 2.1 Problem……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….1 2.0 Discussion…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………1 3.2 Benefits to Alex Tech……………………………………………………………………………………………………1 ...

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Football at Slack Analysis

Football at Slack by Ted Hughes Analysis of Language 1. The language of the poem is distinctive in its use of verbs. Scan the verses and identify the types of verbs used. Can you suggest why they fit the scene? In the first verse there are three verbs: plunging, bounced, and bounced. Plunging and bounced are effective in fitting the scene because they are words synonymous with football: footballs bounce, and players plunge for the ball, a goal, an attack. They are all normal verbs that are...

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Homosexuality in Football

Chapter One: Introduction: Addressing Homophobia in Football * Introduction should just give a brief idea of what work is going to be about so not much detail * Outline your argument – footballers affect society so a lack of homosexual players is also bound to affect the way it is portrayed * Talk about the problems surrounding football – i.e. racism, sexism. What is different about homophobia? * Why is homophobia a problem in football? Why is it taboo? * Talk about programmes enforced...

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American Football

Basketball vs Football Basketball is a game played between two teams of five players in which points are scored by shooting a ball through a netted hoop fixed 10ft above each end of the court. Football is a form of team game played in North America with an oval ball used to throw or to run with on a field marked out as a gridiron. Basketball and football are two extremely popular sports but they are different in many was such as shape of the ball, playing surface, number of players, and style...

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