Crossword clues for soccer
- What's played mainly for kicks?
- Game for the goal-oriented?
- A football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
- Pele's sport
- Field game
- World's most popular outdoor game
- The Cosmos' game
- Teamen's forte
- Tampa Bay Rowdies' game
- Pelé's sport
- British football
- Cosmos' game
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1889, socca, later socker (1891), soccer (1895), originally university slang (with jocular formation -er (3)), from a shortened form of Assoc., abbreviation of association in Football Association (as opposed to Rugby football); compare rugger. An unusual method of formation, but those who did it perhaps shied away from making a name out of the first three letters of Assoc.
n. association football, a game in which two teams of eleven players contend to get a round ball into their opponent's goal primarily by kicking the ball with their foot. vb. (context Australian rules football English) To kick the football directly off the ground, without using one's hands.
n. a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal [syn: association football]
Soccer (May 17, 1988 – June 26, 2001) was a Jack Russell Terrier dog actor. A veteran of many television commercials for companies like Nike Athletics and Mighty Dog Dog Food, he became famous portraying the talking dog Wishbone in the PBS television series of the same name. Chosen from out of more than 100 dogs who auditioned for the role, Soccer appeared in almost every episode of the show during its 1995-1998 run. He lived with his trainer, Jackie Martin Kaptan, on the Plano, Texas ranch where the Wishbone series was filmed. Soccer's role as Wishbone was considered by many to be one of the most beloved TV dogs of the 1990s.
is a video game produced by Intelligent Systems and Nintendo as part of its Sports Series for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was released in Japan in 1985, in the United States at launch in 1985 and in Europe in 1987. It was also released for the Family Computer Disk System in 1986. It is also available on the Virtual Console since June 12, 2014, to be bought from the Wii Shop Channel and the Wii U Nintendo eShop.
Soccer is a common shortened name of association football.
Soccer may also refer to:
- Soccer (1985 video game), a game for the Family computer and Nintendo Entertainment System
- Soccer (1991 video game), a game for the Game Boy
- Soccer (dog), a Jack Russell terrier dog actor
(known in Europe as Football International) is a football video game with top-down perspective, developed by Tose for the Game Boy handheld, which was released in 1991.
Usage examples of "soccer".
Jimmy had just kicked the soccer ball downfield when he saw the policeman standing on the side, watching the game.
Outside an expat bar called the Fruity Ferret we saw a man in a rain-sodden tuxedo being head butted by a youth in a torn soccer shirt.
Sports buffs replaced baseball with falconry and polo in their Sunday afternoon television repertoire, and the big Thanksgiving game changed from football to soccer.
Jason making the soccer team, Karri was telling him that she had gotten the ball rolling on his extraction.
I started taking them to school, picking them up, driving them to the doctor, the orthodontist, soccer practice.
By that time, Paul had exhausted his wurst and finished the beer and moved on to the examination of a German soccer magazine, as though plumbers of distinction had nothing better to do than kill a Thursday afternoon.
Mandarin, and only had enough Spanish to follow soccer broadcasts when the Anglophone nets were preoccupied with baseball or hockey, but he thought he could get by long enough to land a job.
In front of the Bourse, a deaf-mute soccer team carried on conversation in obstreperous silence.
The soccer game was a scoreless tie between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
Books lined the shelves of bookstores like kids standing in a row to play baseball or soccer, and mine was the gangly, unathletic kid that no one wanted on their team.
They look a little like colonial volvox algae, or soccer balls exquisitely fashioned out of blown glass and bits of diamond.
Father, Avruhm and Chil sewed for the people of the camp and they coached the thriving soccer teams.
The rest of us talked about soccer and exams and the news from the rest of the family.
They spoke of an interregional soccer match, and of the possibility of work stoppage by the truck dispatchers.
She cried at movies, while reading schmaltzy books, and whenever Maxi made a goal during his soccer games-even if not very often.