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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Football (general).
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Parent topics

  • Sport [r]: Activity that involves skill and physical exertion, and is governed by a generally accepted set of rules and guidelines. [e]

Subtopics

  • American football [r]: A high-contact sport played by two teams of 11 players on a 100-yard field that originated in the United States of America. [e]
  • Football (soccer) [r]: A sport in which two teams, each consisting of 11 players, compete to move a spherical ball around the playing field and into their opponents' goal; with the exception of the goalkeeper, players may not use their hands or arms to control the ball. [e]
  • Australian rules football [r]: A form of football involving two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field. Players can kick or handle the ball. [e]
  • Canadian football [r]: A variant of American football that is played on a field that is wider and longer and with 12 players on a side. [e]
  • Gaelic football [r]: An outdoor sport played by two teams of 15 players a side. It is a form of football using a round ball which the players may both handle and kick, with the object of kicking or punching the ball into the goal. [e]
  • Rugby league [r]: A form of rugby football played in teams of thirteen. It began in 1895 as a breakaway sport from rugby union on the issue of professionalism. [e]
  • Rugby union [r]: The original form of rugby football played in teams of fifteen. It was strictly amateur until 1995 when it opened up to professionalism. [e]

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