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Football games, competitions and teams and football associations

Association football

noun

football as played according to its official rules or as part of an official organization

Aussie Rules

noun

australian rules football

Australian Rules football

noun

a team sport similar to rugby

cup final

noun

the last match in a competition, especially in football, in which the two best teams play each other

cup tie

noun

a match in a competition, especially in football, that has a cup as the prize for the winners of the competition

division

noun

one of the groups of football teams in a league

the FA

the Football Association: the organization that controls professional football in England and Wales

the FA Cup

noun

the most important football competition in England and Wales, played every year by teams belonging to the Football Association

FC

abbreviation

Football Club: used in the names of football clubs

FIFA

the international organization that makes rules and decisions relating to the sport of football. FIFA is an abbreviation of the organization’s French name.

five-a-side

noun

a type of football played with five players in each team

football

noun

a game in which two teams of eleven players kick a round ball and try to score goals

football

noun

relating to football

footballer

noun

someone who plays football, especially as their job

football player

noun

someone who plays football, especially as their job

footer

noun

the game of football

footie

noun

the game of football

Gaelic football

noun

a game played in Ireland, in which two teams of 15 players try to kick or hit a large round ball into or over a goal in order to score points

league

noun

relating to a football league in Britain

leg

noun

one of the two matches played between the same two teams that form part of a competition, especially in football

the park

noun

a field where football is played

the Premier League

the premiership

the Premiership

the league (=group of sports teams) in which the best English football teams compete

soccer

noun

the game of football

Socceroos

an informal name for the Australian national football team

strike force

noun

members of a football team whose special aim is to score goals

transfer list

noun

a list of players that a football club wants to sell

UEFA

the Union of European Football Associations: the organization responsible for making decisions and rules about football in Europe

United

adjective

used in the names of some football teams

Utd

abbreviation

United: used after the names of some football teams in the UK

Wembley

a large football stadium in London where important matches are played

the World Cup

an international football competition that takes place every four years

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