(football) pools

  • 1 Football pools — Football pools, often referred to as the pools , are football betting pools based on predicting the outcome of top level football (soccer) matches set to take place in the coming week.British poolsSeveral different companies such as… …

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  • 2 football pools — ˈfootball pools [football pools] (also the pools) noun plural a form of gambling in Britain in which people try to win money by saying what the results of football ( ↑ …

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  • 3 football pools — football .pools n [plural] another word for the ↑pools …

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  • 4 football pools — N PLURAL: the N If you do the football pools, you take part in a gambling competition in which people try to win money by guessing the results of football matches. [BRIT] Syn: pools …

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  • 5 football pools — ➡ pools * * * …

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  • 6 football pools —    A system of sports betting based around the prediction of a football game’s outcome. Although most professional football clubs now run their own pools companies, most gamblers place their stakes with one of three major companies: Littlewoods,… …

    Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • 7 football pools — /ˈfʊtbɔl pulz/ (say footbawl poohlz) plural noun organised gambling on the results of football matches; the pools …

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  • 8 football pools — noun see the pools pool 1 (4) …

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  • 9 football pools — noun A competition in which people try to predict the results of football matches and win money …

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  • 10 (the) football pools — the football pools UK US noun [plural] british a system in which people can win large amounts of money by guessing what the results of football matches will be each week. The football pools are often simply called the pools .… …

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  • 11 the football pools — UK / US noun [plural] British a system in which people can win large amounts of money by guessing what the results of football matches will be each week. The football pools are often simply called the pools …

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  • 12 football —    Recognized as Britain’s national sport, football has had a chequered history since the Second World War. The war had limited the number of games, and with the end of hostilities, massive crowds precipitated the birth of what has become known… …

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  • 13 pools — n [pl] (also the football pools) a British gambling competition in which people try to predict the results of football matches. Every week people taking part fill in pools coupons (= special documents for marking the results of the matches that… …

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  • 14 football —    Rivalled only by basketball as the major spectator sport, football has been described as a national religion. Under Franco it was encouraged, along with other sports and other diversions such as the cinema, radio and kiosk literature, as a… …

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  • 15 pools — /pulz/ (say poohlz) plural noun the → football pools …

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  • 16 Football DataCo — Ltd is a British company in the football (soccer) industry that grants licences to third parties (such as newspapers) allowing them to reproduce certain intellectual property (such as fixture lists and statistics) owned by the FA Premier League,… …

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  • 17 Football in Denmark — Association football is the national sport of Denmark, with 342,955 players and 1,647 clubs registered (as of 2011)[1] under the Danish FA. Contents 1 League system 1.1 Lower divisions format 2 …

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  • 18 Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's tournament — Infobox International Football Competition tourney name = 2008 Women s Olympic football tournament size = country = China dates = 6 August 21 August num teams = 12 confederations = 6 venues = 5 cities = 5 champion other = fbw|USA count = 3 second …

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  • 19 Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's tournament — Infobox International Football Competition tourney name = 2008 Men s Olympic football tournament size = country = China dates = 7 August 23 August num teams = 16 confederations = 6 venues = 6 cities = 5 champion = ARG count = 2 second = NGR third …

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  • 20 football — n. & v. n. 1 any of several outdoor games between two teams played with a ball on a pitch with goals at each end, esp. = Association Football. 2 a large inflated ball of a kind used in these. 3 a topical issue or problem that is the subject of… …

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