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Qarabağ FK
Qarabağ Futbol Klubu, commonly known as Qarabağ [ɡɑɾɑbɑɟ] is an Azerbaijani football club playing in the Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
Premier League. The club originates from Agdam, ruined and abandoned since 1993 due to the Nagorno- Karabakh
Karabakh
war, and is now based in Baku, the capital. Formed in 1951, Qarabağ were founding members of the Azerbaijan Premier League in 1992. One season later, they won their first league championship, becoming the first non-Baku-based club to win the Premier League title
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UEFA Intertoto Cup
The UEFA
UEFA
Intertoto Cup, also abbreviated as UI Cup and originally called the International
International
Football Cup was a summer football competition for European clubs that had not qualified for one of the major UEFA
UEFA
competitions, the Champions League, the UEFA
UEFA
Cup and until 1999, the Cup Winners' Cup. The competition was discontinued after the 2008 tournament.[1] Teams who originally would have entered the Intertoto Cup now directly enter the qualifying stages of the UEFA Europa League from this point. The tournament was founded in 1961–62, but was only taken over by UEFA
UEFA
in 1995. Any club who wished to participate had to apply for entry, with the highest placed clubs (by league position in their domestic league) at the end of the season entering the competition
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UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
The UEFA
UEFA
Cup Winners' Cup (abbreviated as CWC) was a football club competition contested annually by the most recent winners of all European domestic cup competitions. The cup is one of the many inter-European club competitions that have been organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The first competition was held in the 1960–61 season — but not recognised by the governing body of European football until two years later.[1] The final tournament was held in 1998–99, after which it was absorbed into the UEFA
UEFA
Cup.[1] From 1972 onwards, the winner of the tournament progressed to play the winner of the European Cup (later the UEFA
UEFA
Champions League) in the UEFA
UEFA
Super Cup
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Maccabi Haifa F.C.
Maccabi Haifa
Haifa
Football Club (Hebrew: מועדון הכדורגל מכבי חיפה‬, Moadon HaKaduregel Maccabi Haifa) is an Israeli professional football club, based in City of Haifa, a section of Maccabi Haifa
Haifa
sports club. The club plays in the Israeli Premier League. Maccabi Haifa
Haifa
home games are played at Sammy Ofer Stadium. The stadium, which is shared with rivals Hapoel Haifa, is the second largest in Israel
Israel
football, with a total capacity of 30,820. Maccabi Haifa
Haifa
is one of four clubs in the "Big Four" in Israeli football. It has won twelve League titles, Six State Cups and four Toto Cups
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Allahverdi Bagirov
Allahverdi Teymur oglu Bagirov (Azerbaijani: Allahverdi Teymur oğlu Bağırov, Russian: Аллахверди Теймур оглы Багиров; April 22, 1946 – June 14, 1992) was an Azerbaijani officer, former leader of Azerbaijani Popular Front Party, head coach of FK Qarabağ
FK Qarabağ
and National Hero of Azerbaijan.[1][2][3][4]Contents1 Early years 2 Football career2.1 Military service3 Participation in Karabakh War3.1 Death4 National hero 5 Personal life 6 See also 7 ReferencesEarly years[edit] Seven daughters were born before his birth in his family, and his parents gave a name to him "Allahverdi" (means “God gave”). Allahverdi Baghirov was born in Aghdam and finished Aghdam school city number one. After graduating from school, he started working at FK Qarabağ as a head coach.[5][6] Football career[edit] He went in for sports especially athletics and volleyball from his early age
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Imarat Stadium
Imarat Stadium (Azerbaijani: İmarət stadionu), opened in 1952, was a multi-purpose stadium in Agdam, Azerbaijan.[1] The stadium was built in 1952 and used as home stadium by FK Qarabağ. The stadium was destroyed by bombardments from Armenian military forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.[2][3][4] References[edit]^ Qarabağ` FK haqqında yazı - II yer (in Azerbaijani) ^ Vaxt olmayan yer Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. (in Azerbaijani) ^ Ermənilərin xarabaya çevirdiyi Ağdamın «İmarət» stadionu (in Azerbaijani) ^ “Caqa” ikinci dəfə lotereyada uddu Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. (in Azerbaijani)Coordinates: 39°59′34″N 46°56′24″E / 39.9928°N 46.94°E / 39.9928; 46.94This article about an Azerbaijani sports venue is a stub
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Azerbaijan SSR
Azerbaijan[1] (/ˌæzərbaɪˈdʒɑːn/ (listen) AZ-ər-by-JAHN; Azerbaijani: Азәрбајҹан / Azərbaycan), officially the Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
Soviet Socialist Republic
Republic
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UEFA Champions League
The UEFA
UEFA
Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs. It is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most prestigious club competition in European football, played by the national league champions (and, for some nations, one or more runners-up) of the strongest UEFA
UEFA
national associations. The UEFA
UEFA
Champions League final is the most watched annual sporting event worldwide
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Tiki-taka
Tiki-taka
Tiki-taka
(commonly spelled tiqui-taca [ˈtikiˈtaka] in Spanish) is a style of play in football characterised by short passing and movement, working the ball through various channels, and maintaining possession. The style is primarily associated with La Liga
La Liga
club Barcelona, especially during the era of manager Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola
- however Guardiola distanced himself from the style stating his view that "I loathe all that passing for the sake of it".[1] Its development and influence goes back to Johan Cruyff's tenure as manager in the early 1990s all the way to the present. Tiki-Taka methods were eventually perfected in the Spanish national team by the managers Luis Aragonés
Luis Aragonés
and Vicente del Bosque
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UEFA Europa League
The UEFA
UEFA
Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA
UEFA
since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national leagues and cup competitions. Previously called the UEFA
UEFA
Cup, the competition has been known as the UEFA
UEFA
Europa League since the 2009–10 season,[2][3] following a change in format. For UEFA
UEFA
footballing records purposes, the UEFA
UEFA
Cup and UEFA
UEFA
Europa League are considered the same competition, with the change of name being simply a rebranding.[4] In 1999, the UEFA
UEFA
Cup Winners' Cup was abolished and merged with the UEFA
UEFA
Cup.[5] For the 2004–05 competition a group stage was added prior to the knockout phase
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Rosenborg BK
Rosenborg Ballklub, commonly referred to simply as Rosenborg (Norwegian: [²ruːsn̩bɔrg]) or (especially locally) RBK, is a Norwegian professional football club from Trondheim
Trondheim
that plays in the Eliteserien.The club have won a record 25 league titles, eleven Norwegian Football Cup
Norwegian Football Cup
titles and have played more UEFA
UEFA
matches than any other Norwegian team. RBK play their home games at the all-seater Lerkendal Stadion
Lerkendal Stadion
which has a capacity of 21,400. Kåre Ingebrigtsen was appointed head coach in July 2014. The club was founded as Odd in 1917 but were not allowed to play amateur league matches until 1928, when they took the present name. They reached the League of Norway
League of Norway
in 1937–38, but were relegated to lower divisions during the 1940s
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2010–11 UEFA Europa League Qualifying Phase And Play-off Round
This article details the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League
2010–11 UEFA Europa League
qualifying phase and play-off round. Each tie was played over two legs, with each team playing one leg at home. The team that had the higher aggregate score over the two legs progressed to the next round. In the event that aggregate scores finished level, the away goals rule was applied; i.e., the team that scored more goals away from home over the two legs progressed. If away goals were also equal, then 30 minutes of extra time was played, divided into two 15-minute halves. The away goals rule was again applied after extra time; i.e., if there were goals scored during extra time and the aggregate score was still level, the visiting team qualified by virtue of more away goals scored
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Gargždai
Gargždai
Gargždai
( pronunciation (help·info)) is a city in western Lithuania
Lithuania
located in Klaipėda
Klaipėda
County. The Minija River
Minija River
flows through the city.[1] Gargždai Stadium
Gargždai Stadium
is its main sports venue. Gargždai
Gargždai
is the Lithuanian name of the city
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Baku
Bakuvian[4] Azerbaijani: BakılıTime zone AZT (UTC+4)Postal code AZ1000Area code(s) (+994) 12Vehicle registration 10–90 AZWebsite www.baku-ih.gov.az UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage SiteOfficial name Walled City of Baku
Baku
with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden TowerType CulturalCriteria ivDesignated 2000 (24th session)Reference no. 958Endangered 2003–2009State Party AzerbaijanRegion Europe and Asia Baku
Baku
(/bəˈkuː/ bə-KOO, /ˈbɑːkuː/ BAH-koo; Azerbaijani: Bakı, IPA: [bɑˈcɯ]) is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea
Caspian Sea
and of the Caucasus region, with a population of 2,374,000
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Nagorno-Karabakh War
Decisive Armenian military victory[15] Bishkek Protocol
Bishkek Protocol
ceasefire in effect Ongoing blockade of Armenia
Armenia
by
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Association Football
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer,[a] is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport.[5][6][7][8] The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal. Association football
Association football
is one of a family of football codes, which emerged from various ball games played worldwide since antiquity. The modern game traces its origins to 1863 when the Laws of the Game were originally codified in England by The Football
Football
Association. Players are not allowed to touch the ball with hands or arms while it is in play, except for the goalkeepers within the penalty area
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