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    The Emergence and Development of Association Football Football has come a long way and has gone through various changes in order to develop into the popular game we know today. Football has developed into the most popular and diffused sport in the world, and has gone from being a game to also a business with commercial success being of uppermost importance. There have been reports made by various sources suggesting that football has ancient origins and that it was played in some form as

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    The FA (Football Association) Where did it all start? A man called Ebenezor Morley, who formed Barnes FC in 1862, decided to write a letter to Bell’s Life which was a popular newspaper. He did this because there were constant arguments between his players on how the game of football should be played. In the letter, he suggested that there should be a set of rules just like the ones used in cricket. This letter led to the FA having their first official meeting on the 26th October 1863 in the Freemasons

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    FIFA Corruption

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    pars. 2). Fifa has banked $631m to its reserves, which now stand at $1.2 billion (BBC, pars. 3). Fifa says of the money it raised, seventy percent was ploughed back into the game by staging tournaments and investing in projects. Fifa put $794m into football development, including its 'Goal' and 'Win in Africa' projects (BBC, pars. 4). More than $350m has been handed out to the member FAs, under what's called the Financial Assistance Programme (BBC, pars. 5) FIFA was first created in the year 1904

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    Local And National Provision For Football The game of Football was first organised in England in the 1800s and is now the most popular sport around the world. The World Cup is held every four years and is the most-watched sports event today. Around 70 thousand boys play football, for either a school or club team, at each age level between the age ranges of Under 11 to Under 16, and over 500 thousand play between the ages of nine to 16. Only 0.6% of those five hundred thousand young footballers

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    18th century. It was so popular that more than 30 royal and local rules had been set to ban soccer between 1314 and 1667. In 1848 Cambridge University developed the basic guidelines of modern soccer which led to formation of football association (FA) in 1863. Football association unified different rules across Britain and set a standard code for soccer. Britain still remains one of the most important contributors to popularity and expansion of soccer and without it soccer as we know it may have never

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    Joseph Penaloza-Soto Ms.Antongiovanni English III 4-1-14 One must know the background of soccer to understand how it has evolved into what it is today. This includes equipment, regulations, and exceptional players. Without knowing and understanding the components that make up soccer, never will it be understood on why it is one of the most respected sports in the world. Soccer has it’s own history just as other sports, but differentiates when it comes down to it’s rules and required equipment.

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    Local and National Provision of Football I have chosen the sport of Football to study in my local and national provision; the assignment consists of 6 sub-headings; · Grassroots development. · Provision for pathways/for elite performance. · Additional agencies and bodies. · Provision for male/female competitors. · Provision for disabled participant’s local/elite. · Critical analysis/evaluation Grassroots Development The Football Association is the main governing body in

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    After looking at my area, I will then look at soccer at international level and see how it is developed and how those with disabilities are provided for. The National Governing Board for soccer in N.Ireland is the I.F.A. ''The Irish soccer Association recognises all facets of the community and how people regardless of age, gender, religion and ability enjoy soccer. Alongside youth and women's soccer, the development of soccer for people with special needs is an integral part of the I.F.A's

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    leisure activity, played for fun, to being one of the largest and still growing industries all over the world. People with success in other industries have turned their heads to sports (football in particular) and decided to invest. Some of the most notable names in the world of business have tried their luck in football. Some of them did not find success where as others have gone on to achieve huge success both on the pitch, in terms of results and off the pitch in terms of

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    Comparing Men and Women's Football “The cultures of sport in Britain have been distinctly male, rooted in masculine values and patriarchal exclusiveness” (Whannel, 1991). This statement links to the fact that football has always been perceived as more of a masculine game rather than a female game. The F.A backed this up by banning the sport in 1921. In this essay using some problem solving skills I want to establish an explanation to why women’s football hasn’t attracted much interest in terms

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