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  • adj. football (attributive)

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Examples

  • Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images Manchester United had shown their neighbours City who was boss in their 3-2 Community Shield comeback victory, handing them what he described as a "footballing lesson" which set down a marker for their Premier League title defence.

    The Guardian World News

  • But the Histon village team beat Leeds to get to the third round of the FA cup, which in footballing terms is apparently analogous to Cinderella going to the ball and dancing with a prince.

    Some Ramblings « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Of where Lofthouse ranks in English footballing history, Mr Clarke added: These things are always difficult to assess but I would certainly say he was in the top 10 of English footballing heroes.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Of where Lofthouse ranks in English footballing history, Clarke added: These things are always difficult to assess but I would certainly say he was in the top 10 of English footballing heroes.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The last time England and Germany met in the World Cup was the 1990 semi-final when England were beaten on penalties and which has become one of the most famous games in English footballing folklore.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • But Anuradha Desai, Venky's chairperson, claims the decision to axe the 56-year-old was based on long-term footballing reasons.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The joke being told in English footballing circles yesterday will certainly not elicit any laughter on reaching the sensitive ears of Michel Plati ...

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • "He is currently enjoying what may be described as footballing success," Mr Black said.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "He is currently enjoying what may be described as footballing success," Mr Black said, referring to Tottenham's current standing as third in the Premier League.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Victory over England in the European Championship qualifier at Wembley would forever secure Speed a place in Welsh footballing folklore.

    Evening Standard - Home

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