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Welcome to this WikiProject related to association football. This page and its subpages contain suggestions on how to improve the articles on the subject. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page or write yourself up below. The significant milestones and achievements of the project can be found at the Milestones subpage.
This WikiProject aims primarily to establish and organize standards for football related articles resulting in well-structured and well-written articles, and possibly also in featured articles, and also making all articles related to football easy to find.
|These extracts from newly created football articles appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page on the date shown. A full archive of all football related entries is maintained on Wikipedia:WikiProject Football/Did you know.|
- on an overview of football in every country.
- on women's national teams in every country.
- on all notable football clubs in every country.
- on all notable football players in every country.
- on all notable football stadiums in every country.
- on all notable football competitions in every country.
- to make them comply with standards set up here.
- to make them featured articles eventually.
- to make it easy to find what you want to find.
You can find a list of all Members here. Joining WikiProject Football is easy – just add your username to the bottom of the list. When joining the project, you should watch this page. This allows you to keep up-to-date with discussions about the project on the talk page.
Manual of style
Guidelines and help pages for writing articles and other contributions.
Manual of style for a few common types of article:
- Club manual of style
- National team manual of style
- National association manual of style
- Competition manual of style
- League season manual of style
- Club season manual of style
- Country season manual of style
- Match manual of style
- Player manual of style
- Stadium manual of style
For player naming conventions and disambiguation, please see the association football section at Wikipedia:Naming conventions.
Info on in what category articles should be placed:
Numerous templates exist, how to find them and how to use them:
How to know if an article should be on Wikipedia or not:
- Notability guideline for players (official Wikipedia guideline)
- Notability guidelines for clubs (WikiProject guideline)
- Notability guidelines for leagues (WikiProject guideline)
Members of the project have collected a list of sources and links that could be of help to editors wishing to expand articles. The links collection lists all the websites of governing bodies such as FIFA and UEFA. It also contains player databases for all levels of competition, from National level to club level. The booklist lists some of the books that project members own. These members can be contacted for help in sourcing if information from these books is needed.
The Assessment department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's Association football related articles.
The proportion of all articles with an assessed project banner is:
95% assessed (estimate: some more article talk pages may still need a banner)
The proportion of all articles with known importance is:
80.8% known importance (estimate: some more articles may still need a banner)
|Football articles by quality and importance|
For a list of recently created football articles, see:
- Follow this link to go to the specific section of Wikipedia:Requested articles that lists the requested articles for football.
Articles currently under a review
This section lists those articles that are currently undergoing Peer review or are currently featured content candidates. Current good article candidates can be found on the good article candidates page under the Sports subheading.
|Current featured content candidates|
|Wales national football team home stadium||Current FAC||FAC|
|List of Cardiff City F.C. records and statistics||Current FLC||FLC|
|Current good article candidates|
|UEFA Celebration Match||Current GAN||GAN|
|South Wales derby||Current GAN||GAN|
|MLS Cup 2019||Current GAN||GAN|
|Colin Grainger||Current GAN||GAN|
|2008–09 Liverpool F.C. season||Current GAN||GAN|
|2019 U.S. Open Cup Final||Current GAN||GAN|
|1980–81 Ipswich Town F.C. season||Current GAN||GAN|
|Articles currently undergoing peer review|
Nominations for deletion and page moves
- If you're thinking about nominating an article for deletion (only articles, not templates or categories), please consider the following two alternative options:
- Does the article meet the criteria for speedy deletion? If so, just tag it with one of the speedy deletion tags and an administrator will delete it (as long as they agree).
- Is the deletion likely to be uncontested? If so then add a proposed deletion tag to it instead; if uncontested after seven days, the article will be automatically deleted.
Only if you think the deletion will be contested and debated is it necessary to go through AfD.
When listing a nomination or discussion here, please copy-paste the relevant notice to the discussion:
:<small>Note: This discussion has been included in [[Wikipedia:WikiProject Football#Nominations for deletion and page moves|WikiProject Football]]'s list of association football-related deletions. ~~~~</small>
:<small>Note: This discussion has been included in [[Wikipedia:WikiProject Football#Nominations for deletion and page moves|WikiProject Football]]'s list of association football-related page moves. ~~~~</small>
:<small>Note: This discussion has been included in [[Wikipedia:WikiProject Football#Nominations for deletion and page moves|WikiProject Football]]'s list of association football-related page discussions. ~~~~</small>
- Once you have nominated an article for PROD or AfD, it is considered polite to inform the article's creator of the decision so that they have a chance to contest the deletion if need be. Templates for informing article creators can be found in the tag links above.
Old deletion nominations can be found in the archives:
- See also WikiProject Deletion sorting/Football where deletion nominations are sometimes listed.
- For BLPPRODs, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Football/Unreferenced BLPs/Full list.
Some of the articles supported by WikiProject Football have reached featured article or featured list status (FA and FL, respectively), meaning they are amongst the very best content in Wikipedia. They are listed below; a bold title indicates the article was "today's featured article" or "today's featured list" for the date listed. Also included here are articles that are featured article candidates (FAC) that failed, those that have undergone peer review (PR) as part of an effort to get them to FA status, and those that have achieved good article (GA) status, the next-highest level of quality.
|1923 FA Cup Final (28 April 2013)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|1930 FIFA World Cup (11 July 2010)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC|
|1956 FA Cup Final (26 November 2008)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|1998 FA Charity Shield (7 August 2016)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|1999 FIFA Women's World Cup (7 July 2019)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|2003–04 Arsenal F.C. season (22 October 2016)||Featured Article||FAC|
|2009 U.S. Open Cup Final (26 September 2010)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|2010 U.S. Open Cup Final (4 October 2011)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|2011 U.S. Open Cup Final (16 September 2014)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|2014 U.S. Open Cup Final (6 September 2017)||Featured Article||FAC|
|Anfield (9 March 2016)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|Arsenal F.C. (7 November 2005)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Association football (20 November 2006)||Featured Article||FAC, FAR|
|Aston Villa F.C. (16 August 2014)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|FC Barcelona (11 May 2012)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Belgium national football team (11 May 2017)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|Blackburn Olympic F.C. (22 December 2012)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Niels Bohr (28 November 2013)||Featured Article||FAC|
|Bootham Crescent||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd, 3rd||FAC|
|Steve Bruce (31 December 2015)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Carrow Road (31 August 2015)||Featured Article||FAC|
|Central Coast Mariners FC (16 December 2014)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|CenturyLink Field (8 August 2012)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|Chelsea F.C. (14 March 2009)||Featured Article||PR||FAC, FAR|
|City of Manchester Stadium (21 April 2007)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Dover Athletic F.C. (11 January 2017)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Duncan Edwards||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|England national football team manager (23 April 2010)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC|
|FIFA World Cup (8 June 2006)||Featured Article||PR||FAC 1st, 2nd, FAR|
|Robin Friday (29 June 2015)||Featured Article||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|Gateshead International Stadium||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC|
|Germany women's national football team (1 February 2012)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Gillingham F.C. (12 December 2011)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|IFK Göteborg (20 September 2005)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Bryan Gunn (22 December 2013)||Featured Article||FAC|
|Wally Hammond||Featured Article||PR||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|Thierry Henry (23 April 2008)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|History of Arsenal F.C. (1886–1966) (7 September 2013)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|History of Aston Villa F.C. (1961–present)||Featured Article||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|History of Bradford City A.F.C. (4 March 2015)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC|
|History of Gillingham F.C.||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|History of Ipswich Town F.C.||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|History of Liverpool F.C. (1892–1959) (15 January 2016)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|History of Liverpool F.C. (1959–1985) (21 July 2016)||Featured Article||FAC|
|History of Liverpool F.C. (1985–present)||Featured Article||FAC|
|History of Norwich City F.C.||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|History of Stoke City F.C. (16 October 2008)||Featured Article||FAC|
|History of York City F.C. (1908–1980)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd, 3rd||FAC|
|History of York City F.C. (1980–present)||Featured Article||FAC|
|Ipswich Town F.C. (1 May 2014)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Kit (association football) (28 April 2009)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Leek Town F.C. (4 November 2017)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Liverpool F.C. (15 March 2012)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th|
|Liverpool F.C. in European football (12 February 2013)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd, 3rd||FAC 1st, 2nd, 3rd|
|Luton Town F.C. (10 June 2011)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Malmö FF (24 February 2012)||Featured Article||FAC|
|Manchester City F.C. (11 August 2006)||Featured Article||PR||FAC, FAR|
|Manchester United F.C. (30 October 2011)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th||FAC 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th|
|Margate F.C.||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|William McGregor (football) (11 October 2010)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd, 3rd||FAC|
|MLS Cup 1996||Featured Article||FAC|
|North Road (Manchester) (19 March 2014)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Norwich City F.C. (17 June 2007)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Okęcie Airport incident||Featured Article||FAC|
|Old Trafford (19 February 2010)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC|
|Peru national football team (15 March 2015)||Featured Article||PR||FAC 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th|
|Portman Road (16 December 2017)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|FC Porto in international football competitions (30 September 2016)||Featured Article||PR||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|Premier League (12 October 2006)||Featured Article||FAC 1st, 2nd, FAR|
|Priestfield Stadium (9 November 2008)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|George Robey (29 November 2014)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Bobby Robson (18 February 2008)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC|
|Roy of the Rovers (11 September 2010)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Sigi Schmid (12 May 2014)||Featured Article||1st 2nd|
|Scotland national football team (30 November 2016)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC 1st, 2nd, FAR|
|Seattle Sounders FC (19 March 2011, 19 March 2019)||Featured Article||PR||FAC 1st 2nd|
|Gilberto Silva (16 May 2007)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Stocksbridge Park Steels F.C.||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Eduard Streltsov (21 July 2012)||Featured Article||FAC|
|Sunderland A.F.C. (21 October 2010)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd, 3rd||FAC 1st, 2nd|
|Bert Trautmann (22 October 2009)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Valley Parade||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|Villa Park (17 April 2017)||Featured Article||PR 1st, 2nd||FAC|
|Abe Waddington (4 February 2016)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
|John Wark (15 February 2011)||Featured Article||FAC|
|York City F.C. (26 August 2007)||Featured Article||PR||FAC|
Previously reviewed articles
This section lists articles that have gone through an external peer review. This includes articles that have been through a peer review, or a featured article or featured list nomination but were deemed to have failed to meet the criteria at the time. It also lists those articles were previously featured but subsequently de-listed due to a featured article review.
For other WikiProjects on other forms of football, see:
- WikiProject Australian Football League (Australian rules football)
- WikiProject American football (American football)
- WikiProject Rugby (rugby football)