football team


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Noun1.football team - a team that plays footballfootball team - a team that plays football    
line backer, linebacker - (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage
field general, quarterback, signal caller - (American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team; "quarterback is the most important position on the team"
fullback - (American football) the position of a back on a football team
halfback - (American football) the position of a back on a football team
tailback - (American football) the position of the offensive back on a football team who lines up farthest from the line of scrimmage
wingback - (American football) the position of the offensive back who lines up behind or outside the end
center - (American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play; "it is a center's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback"
guard - (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "guards must be good blockers"
tackle - (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "it takes a big man to play tackle"
end - (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
football league - a league of football teams
backfield - the offensive football players who line up behind the linemen
secondary - the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
linemen - the football players who line up on the line of scrimmage
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In the terms of the MoU, QU will provide QPA football team with access to its stadium and facilities for training, while QPA will sponsor and provide the technical and administrative support as well as the necessary equipment and sport apparels to QU football team.
This spring term the remarkable football team have been off to an outstanding start, scoring 7 spectacular goals in 10 games; they are going from strength to strength.
They paid rich tribute to Shaylyla Baloch and said that with her death, Women Football team has lost a very active player, which is an irreplaceable loss.
Rogers, (letters, June 28), asks why there is no all-Ireland football team.
SIALKOT -- Under-17 football team of SOS Village will take part in 2015 'Hope For Mundial World Cup' being held in Poland, said Chairperson SOS village Shahana Shabbir.
Among the 209 countries that compete for FIFA, the Bhutanese football team is ranked 209th.
Among CIS countries ranking, Uzbek national football team took the third place behind Russia and Ukraine that are located on the 25th and 31st lines of the world ranking, respectively.
It is well known that the football team has nothing to show for by way of results under the leadership of Wim Koevermans and the recent loss to lowly Pakistan in a friendly match in Bangalore was an eye opener.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) sent a protesting letter to General Secretary of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Dato Alex Soosay on unacceptable arrangements of Thailand to host the Iranian football team for the return game due to be held on November 15.
Ramallah, Oct 7 (ONA) The national junior football team will play versus its Bahraini counterpart in Ramallah in Palestine, within the fifth group qualifying round for the Asian Junior Cup.
Riyadh, Shawwal 26, 1434, Sep 2, 2013, SPA -- Spanish coach Caro Lopez of the Saudi Arabia national football team known by its fans as Al-Akhdar (The Green) has confirmed the importance of media' support for the team at the current stage, urging everyone coming together for the benefit of Saudi football to earn achievements back again.
FINALISTS: The Meltham Football Team, pictured, lost to Marsden in the District Football Association Cup Final at Leeds Road in April 1953 (tmc220713meltham) | MATCH-DAY TURNOUT: Turnbridge Football Team were members of Division II of the Huddersfield and District League in October 1953 (tmc220713turnbridge) | BACK IN ACTION: Huddersfield Rugby Union Football Team were pictured on February 21, 1953 after beating Otley at Waterloo by one point, the final result being 6-5.