Wikipedia:WikiProject Football

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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.

Scope[]

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.

Did you know?

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.

Goals[]

Write articles:

  1. on an overview of football in every country.
  2. on women's national teams in every country.
  3. on all notable football clubs in every country.
  4. on all notable football players in every country.
  5. on all notable football stadiums in every country.
  6. on all notable football competitions in every country.

Improve articles:

  1. to make them comply with standards set up here.
  2. to make them featured articles eventually.

Categorize articles:

  1. to make it easy to find what you want to find.

Members[]

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.

Articles[]

Manual of style for a few common types of article:

For player naming conventions and disambiguation, please see the association football section at Wikipedia:Naming conventions.

Categories[]

Info on in what category articles should be placed:

Templates[]

Numerous templates exist, how to find them and how to use them:

Notability[]

How to know if an article should be on Wikipedia or not:

Sources[]

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.

Assessment department[]

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:

98.3% assessed (estimate: some more article talk pages may still need a banner)

   

The proportion of all articles with known importance is:

85.6% known importance (estimate: some more articles may still need a banner)

   

FIFA national football teams coloured by article class. (9 August 2019)
FIFA national women's football teams coloured by class. (21 September 2018)

Article statistics[]

Open tasks[]

New articles[]

For a list of recently created football articles, see:

Requested articles[]

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 nominations page under the Sports subheading.

Current featured content candidates
Article Status Peer Review FAC/FLC
1987 FA Cup Final Current FAC FAC
Turf Moor Current FAC FAC
Arsenal Women 11–1 Bristol City Women Current FAC FAC
AIFF Player of the Year Awards Current FLC FLC
List of international goals scored by Manon Melis Current FLC FLC
Gibraltar national football team results Current FLC FLC
Wales national football team results (1960–1979) Current FLC FLC
List of Burnley F.C. players (50–99 appearances) Current FLC FLC
List of Coppa Italia finals Current FLC FLC
Current good article nominations
Article Status Peer Review GAN
Al Ahly SC Current GAN
Denise O'Sullivan Current GAN GAN
Nikita Parris Current GAN GAN
Crystal Dunn Current GAN GAN
Billy Hardy (footballer) Current GAN GAN
Scott Brown (footballer, born April 1985) Current GAN GAN
Mark Cullen (footballer, born 1992) Current GAN
Ernie Curtis Current GAN
Steve Cherry Current GAN GAN
Sam Irving Current GAN
Bengaluru FC Current GAN
1961–62 Ipswich Town F.C. season Current GAN
1990 Football League Second Division play-off Final Current GAN
1989 Football League Second Division play-off Final Current GAN
Manon Melis Current GAN
1987 Football League Second Division play-off Final Current GAN
1994 Football League First Division play-off Final Current GAN
1996 Football League First Division play-off Final Current GAN
2013 Football League One play-off Final Current GAN
2017 EFL League Two play-off Final Current GAN
2015 Football League Two play-off Final Current GAN GAN
Marcelo Gallardo Current GAN
Hughie Ferguson Current GAN
2013 Football League Two play-off Final Current GAN
Fred Stewart (football manager) Current GAN
2005 Football League One play-off Final Current GAN
2010 Football League Two play-off Final Current GAN
1992 Football League Third Division play-off Final Current GAN
2006 Football League Two play-off Final Current GAN
2004 Football League Second Division play-off Final Current GAN
1994 Football League Third Division play-off Final Current GAN
2010 Football League One play-off Final Current GAN GAN
2006 Football League One play-off Final Current GAN
2007 Football League One play-off Final Current GAN
MLS Cup 1999 Current GAN
1997 Football League Second Division play-off Final Current GAN
Articles currently undergoing peer review
Article Status Peer Review Rating
Overseas teams in the main competition of the Coupe de France Current PR PR List

Nominations for deletion and page moves[]

Important
If you're thinking about nominating an article for deletion (only articles, not templates or categories), please consider the following two alternative options:

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.
Article/Category/Template Nom Date
Shaw Field (soccer) AfD 2021-01-30
2020–21 Stal Stalowa Wola season AfD 2021-02-14
Egil Fjetland AfD 2021-02-16
Andreas Evjen AfD 2021-02-16
Victor Johansen AfD 2021-02-17
Henrik Loholt Kristiansen AfD 2021-02-19
Tore Kallstad AfD 2021-02-20
Jesse Akubuine AfD 2021-02-21
Basit Ahmed Bhat AfD 2021-02-25
Poramut Krongborisut AfD 2021-02-25
Sean Kerr AfD 2021-02-25
Adílio Varela AfD 2021-02-26
Riswan Ali E K AfD 2021-02-26
2013–14 Queen's Park F.C. season AfD 2021-02-26
2012–13 Stirling Albion F.C. season AfD 2021-02-26
Alicia González AfD 2021-02-26
Wei Changsheng AfD 2021-02-26
Mukhtar Abayomi Sanusi AfD 2021-02-27
Shaquille Momad Nangy AfD 2021-02-27
Odd Petter Lyngstad AfD 2021-02-28
Rune Lothe AfD 2021-02-28
Kim Løkke AfD 2021-02-28
Rico Kuijpers AfD 2021-02-28
Atarfe Industrial CF AfD 2021-03-01
Mid-Herts Football League AfD 2021-03-01
Yannick Nomede AfD 2021-03-01
Ayşenur Büyükciğer AfD 2021-03-02
2021 Kelantan F.C. season AfD 2021-03-02
Mamman Ibrahim Kolo AfD 2021-03-02
Tauno Tekko AfD 2021-03-03
2011–12 Stockport County F.C. season AfD 2021-03-03
Franziska Bröckl AfD 2021-03-03
Tiarn Powell AfD 2021-03-03
List of Overseas teams in the Round of 64 of the Coupe de France since 2015 AfD 2021-03-03
Kelvedon Hatch F.C. AfD 2021-03-03
A.C. Milan Women RM 2021-01-23
Sabah Football Club → ? RM 2021-02-24
Adrián Martín Cardona RM 2021-02-25
Liga de Fútbol ProfesionalLiga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional RM 2021-02-25
Mariano Gómez (footballer)Mariano Gómez RM 2021-02-25
Narcís Martí Filosia RM 2021-02-26
Evergreen FCNorthern Virginia FC RM 2021-02-26
Juan Marrero Roig RM 2021-02-27
Brazil v Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup)Brazil 1–7 Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup) RM 2021-02-27
Marcos García Barreno RM 2021-02-28
Manuel Márquez Roca RM 2021-03-01
José Sabino Chagas MonteiroSabino (footballer) RM 2021-03-01
Iván Márquez Álvarez RM 2021-03-02
Mario Martínez (footballer) RM 2021-03-03
Al-Faisaly SC CfD 2021-02-25
TfD 2021-02-24
Template:1986 South American Team of the Year TfD 2021-02-26

Old deletion nominations can be found in the archives:

Article alerts[]

Article alerts

Showcase[]

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.

Featured content[]