|Launched||January 1994 , as Northern European Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (NERSSSF)|
The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF) is an international organization dedicated to collecting statistics about association football. The foundation aims to build an exhaustive archive of football-related information from around the world.
This enterprise, according to its founders, was created in January 1994 by three regulars of the Rec.Sport.Soccer (RSS) Usenet newsgroup: Lars Aarhus, Kent Hedlundh, and Karel Stokkermans. It was originally known as the "North European Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation", but the geographical reference was dropped as its membership from other regions grew.
Today the RSSSF has members and contributors from all around the world, and has spawned seven spin-off projects to more closely follow the leagues of that project's home country. The spin-off projects are dedicated to Albania, Brazil, Denmark, Norway, Poland, Romania, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Egypt.
This enterprise was for many years closely tied with the newsgroup RSS, and it still maintains an archive (last updated 15 June 2003) of what some of its contributors consider to be the best posts of RSS.
Club Social y Deportivo Colo-Colo is a Chilean football club based in Macul, Santiago. Founded in 1925 by David Arellano they play in the Chilean Primera División, from which they have never been relegated. The team has played its home games at Estadio Monumental David Arellano since 1989. Colo-Colo is regarded as the most successful club of Chilean football.
Marown A.F.C. are a football club from Crosby in the parish of Marown in the Isle of Man. They compete in the Premier League of the Isle of Man Football League and wear a maroon and orange strip, however are renowned for their home colours being maroon and gold. Home games are played at the Marown Memorial Playing Fields at Old Church Road, Crosby. The club was formed in 1950, and run teams ranging from Under 6s to Under 16s and seniors. Keir Morris and club legend David Brew manage the first team, whilst Colin Gilbert and Andy Cain take charge of the combi team, who play in the Premier League Combination Division 1.
Grupo Desportivo da Companha Têxtil do Punguè is a Mozambican football club based in Beira. They were relegated from the top division in Mozambican football, Moçambola, in 2014. Their home stadium is Estádio Chiveve.
Association Sportive Saint-Louisienne, commonly known as AS Saint-Louisienne, or simply as ASSL, is a football club from Saint-Louis, Réunion Island. The club plays their home matches at Stade Théophile Hoarau, which has a maximum capacity of 2,500 people.
Satellite Football Club is a Guinean football club whose team plays in the Guinée Championnat National. Their home games are played at the 35,000-capacity Stade 28 Septembre in Conakry.
The Bhutan Super League, previously known as the Thimphu League and Bhutan A-Division, is the men's second-highest division of professional football in Bhutan. Until 2012 it was the top division, but has been surpassed by the Bhutan Premier League.
Saint Louis Suns United, is a football club based in Victoria, Seychelles. The club was formed as the result of a 2007 merger between Saint-Louis and Sunshine (1993).
Futbol Club Barcelona is a Spanish professional football club based in Barcelona. The club first participated in a European competition in 1910, and from 1955 onwards spent every season in one or more European competitions. The first international cup they took part in was the Pyrenees Cup. The competition lasted from 1910 to 1914 and Barcelona won four out of five editions. From 1914 to the beginning of the Latin Cup in 1949, Barcelona did not participate in any international competitions. From the 1955–56 season, with the exception of the 1956–57, they are the only team to have played in the European cups every year until today.
Druk Stars FC, sometimes referred to as Druk Star FC, is a professional football club from Thimphu, Bhutan. The team have won the national championship twice and competed in the A-Division from 2002, when they won their first title, through to 2010, having won a second title in 2009. They were absent from the A-Division in 2011, but played and won the 2012 B-Division. Returning to the top flight, they qualified for the National League for the first time in 2014. In addition to their two A-Division and one B-Division title, they have also represented Bhutan in the AFC President's Cup in 2010.
Drukpol FC, sometimes referred to as Druk Pol FC, was a football club from Thimphu, Bhutan. Until 1996 it was called Royal Bhutan Police FC. Drukpol FC has won the A-Division championship a record eight times, more than any other team in Bhutan. The team's home ground was Changlimithang Stadium.
Association football is a sport with a comparatively brief history in Bhutan, having had an initial period of favour in the mid-twentieth century, when it was first introduced to the country by visiting teachers from India and Europe. It has only achieved significant renewed popularity in the last few years, following the advent of satellite television broadcasting in the country, with the national sport being archery. Consequently, the domestic game was underdeveloped. After the establishment of an initial league in the late 1980s, little in the way of recorded competition took place until the mid-1990s when a formal championship, the A-Division, was created. Football became the most popular sport in Bhutan.
Sui Southern Gas Company Football Club, commonly known as SSGC or Sui Southern Gas is a professional association football club based in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, which plays in the Pakistan Premier League, the top tier of Pakistani football.
Royal Bhutan Army Football Club was a football club from Thimphu, Bhutan, who played in the A Division. They won the inaugural season of top-flight football in Bhutan and competed regularly in the A-Division between 2002 and 2009 when they withdrew halfway through the season. They were, as the name suggests, the football team of the Royal Bhutan Army, which later joined Tensung FC.
Phuentsholing City FC was a football club from Phuentsholing, Bhutan, based at the PSA Phuentsholing Stadium. It finished fifth in the inaugural season of the Bhutan National League. The club was sponsored by the Penden Group of Companies.
Choden was a football club from Bhutan, based at Changlimithang, consisting of players from the U-19 Bhutan national team, who played in the Bhutan A-Division, then the top level of football in Bhutan, but since replaced by a full national league. They finished fifth in the 2011 season, the last season where the A-Division was the top flight. Although they were not formally relegated at the end of the 2011 season, they do not appear to have taken part either in the 2012 A-Division, nor consequently the 2012–13 Bhutan National League.
Druk Athletic was a football club from Thimphu, Bhutan, that competed in the A-Division, the highest level of football in Bhutan. They originally competed in the second tier of football, but eventually won promotion to the A-Division, there they remained for a number of seasons, although they almost perennially struggled against relegation, before finally succumbing in 2011.
The American Soccer History Archives (ASHA) is an national organization dedicated to collecting statistics about Soccer in the United States. The foundation aims to build an exhaustive archive of soccer-related information in the United States.
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