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Portal:Football[edit]

Thanks for doing the maintenance on the Football portal! In general, I don't see any reason why we couldn't have specific people keep track of specific teams, if they agree to do so. Your page structure makes sense, too, assuming they're maintained frequently enough. To make sure that they are I'd only create the pages being actively maintained by users (i.e. don't create a page for every team until someone expresses an interest in maintaining it). -- IlyaHaykinson 01:15, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

I agree with Ilya here, go for it. --Brian McNeil / talk 07:58, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

I should be able to help you with the portal when I have some free time. Come on the IRC channel sometime and I should be hanging around there. —Meekel 13:02, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

To add: If you click 'Live chat' to the left of the page then you can access it there. —Meekel 13:15, 29 August 2007 (UTC)
I like the banner! Eric Wester 04:27, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Re: Three-year-old girl found unharmed at site of fatal shooting[edit]

Argh - sorry! I know how infuriating it can be :-). The article I've written is pretty short, so if you've got more to add, it would be great if you could do so (in the traditional wiki-way!). Thanks, Martinp23 02:18, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Image:Portal Football Banner.png[edit]

Unfortunately the Nike logos are copyrighted. I believe you will have to use the items without the logos, but other than that, the image is fine. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 04:28, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Logos are copyrighted. And unless the logos are used in an article about the team or company etc, they cannot be used on Wikinews. You can keep the image, just not with copyrighted logos. Sorry :( DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 04:38, 30 August 2007 (UTC)
No problem :) I do like it. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 04:46, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Hi, thanks for the message - the football portal banner is looking good. Most of my contributions here are over at Cricket, but I can help with some football stuff too - I've already updated the results/tables/fixtures on Portal:Football/UEFA Euro 2008. Pilchard 10:39, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Football Portal[edit]

Portal is looking good, can you canvas for more contributors... Even if they're Rangers supporters. ;-) --Brian McNeil / talk 13:25, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Champions League Draw[edit]

No you didn't. But if you're done yours we could use it. Kingjeff 17:04, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Yea mine's done. I sat watching it and updating it throughout. There's another one too. Celticfan383 17:05, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

To add, I personally feel it would be good to keep the tables I created. Feel free to add information on who won awards etc. from last years competition. Use the live chat to discuss further if you want. I'm on there now. —Meekel 17:07, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

I think we should use my title since I think it's more accurate to say it's a reseult instead of an announcement. We could use one as a redirect. Kingjeff 17:08, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

I don't mind, I just wanted to point out that there was 3 versions. Merge them all into one. But I think we should use my title because it's not a result really just Group Stage Draw sums it up. Celticfan383 17:09, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Yes. But I don't understand why you put that template onto my talk page. I was refering to the draw results. Not actual match results. Kingjeff 17:17, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

I'll use the template for next time. I only used this one because it was already there. Kingjeff 17:25, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Football ticker[edit]

I've been thinking about it, and a football ticker would really liven up the page. If you are keen, i'll implement one. TheFearow 22:47, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

I made it - what do you think? TheFearow 01:05, 31 August 2007 (UTC)
It'll show the stuff from Portal:Football/Tickersource, which are the last 10 stories and match reports. TheFearow 21:58, 31 August 2007 (UTC)
Yep. I'm working on implementing a heap of these for different pages. TheFearow 10:23, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

My match reports[edit]

Can you change the 11 other match reports like you did to the last one? Kingjeff 00:40, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

I was being sarcastic. The problem is the difference in templates aren't worthy of just overturning every single match report that has been written. Kingjeff 15:00, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

I don't think we need to change the old match reports. That template isn't bad enough to go around changing them. As long as people can use the one we want in the future then it should be fine. Kingjeff 22:21, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

Organisation[edit]

Yes, that was my take on it too, lol. And whoever changed thought he was fixing typos! (he actually did that as well, but like my edit summary said, I'd rather someone slightly more compatent went looking for them). Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 11:42, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

Per that, I've redone the rest. If you have missed something, someone will pick it up fairly quickly. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 11:48, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

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Your new template[edit]

I don't like your new template. It's not user friendly like the old one. Kingjeff 19:37, 2 September 2007 (UTC)

Well, I just find it more difficult to use and there are other flaws in the template. You're better off making a lineup template and use the goal and the subs things like that. 65.92.148.227 20:22, 4 September 2007 (UTC)

Who are you to start throwing orders around? Kingjeff 20:48, 4 September 2007 (UTC)

Template:English Football Categories[edit]

Hello Celticfan383. Shouldn't this template have more categories in it? Jcart1534 17:40, 8 September 2007 (UTC)

Yes. I am in the process of thinking what to do with it. I am going to apply it to the Portal:Football new page thing when it has relevent categories. You are free to add some to it. Celticfan383 08:25, 9 September 2007 (UTC)

Category:Archived football articles[edit]

I put it on WN:DR as it seemed kind of pointless to me. Please comment. Bawolff 03:05, 16 September 2007 (UTC)

Belarus win Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2007 by a point[edit]

Please add original reporting notes to the talk page of the article or the tag will be removed. Thanks. FellowWiki Newsie 18:09, 9 December 2007 (UTC)

The notes are acceptable. But you cannot write the article against our NPOV policy. FellowWiki Newsie 16:53, 10 December 2007 (UTC)

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Russian Premier League[edit]

Do yo know of any sources for Russian Premier League match Reports? Spartak Moscow has fallen far behind their schedule. Kingjeff (talk) 23:00, 17 May 2008 (UTC)

Football news articles and match reports[edit]

Hi, can go here to sign-up for a team of your choice. This is more for organization more then anything. If the league you want isn't there, just add it to the bottum. Kingjeff (talk) 23:36, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Essentially, the title is "Euro 2008: [Insert Team 1] vs. [Insert Team 2]". Categories are the host country (Which one it's in) along with the 2 countiries competing. Kingjeff (talk) 23:54, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Celtic F.C. Match Reports[edit]

I have started a host of categories for the 2008 summer seasons and 2008-09 winter seasons

I also forgot to mention that I'm using the defaultsort for the above categories. Kingjeff (talk) 20:22, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

EURO 2008[edit]

There hasn't been any match reports so far for Euro 2008. Maybe we can do a Matchday 1 - 4 for the first set of matches for all the groups? Kingjeff (talk) 19:36, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Sure. I think we have the same idea. Kingjeff (talk) 20:52, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

So far no coverage has be made since the tournament started and I'm not Russian. Kingjeff (talk) 03:37, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

UEFA Intertoto Cup[edit]

The UEFA Intertoto Cup starts on Saturday. I'll need help getting the article finished since several games are going to be played. Here is the prepared story I've started. Kingjeff (talk) 02:19, 18 June 2008 (UTC)

Source[edit]

Could you provide a source for the images of football players in the image you uploaded. Are they under a free license? Anonymous101 (talk) 16:29, 18 June 2008 (UTC)

Image:Portal Football Banner.png[edit]

This image, incorporating various different football players, is clearly made up of a number of different photographs. What is the source of each of these images? Thanks. Adambro (talk) 20:48, 21 June 2008 (UTC)

Sources: Pictures of Ballack, Anelka + Larsson given to me by my friend, Dan, a sports photographer. Schweinsteiger released into the public domain on player-art as a render. ńăŧħăń - ŧĕẍŧ 01:46, 22 June 2008 (UTC)
Firstly, since I have your talk page on my watchlist you can reply here and I've moved your comment back here to keep this discussion in one place. After quickly looking further into this I remain concerned about the image of Schweinsteiger which appears to be from here. I see no statement releasing this into the public domain, is this stated elsewhere? Also, if you could provide the full name of your photographer friend Dan it would be helpful so that it could be confirmed that he has agreed to release the images under an appropriate license. Thanks. Adambro (talk) 08:52, 22 June 2008 (UTC)
The original Larsson picture appears to be this photo, whose metadata indicates that it was taken by one Manu Fernandez of AP. --+Deprifry+ 10:27, 22 June 2008 (UTC)
The mystery deepens; the photo of Ballack appears here where it is credited to Guido Manuilo/EPA. A quick Google search failed to turn up the image of Anelka. Adambro (talk) 10:43, 22 June 2008 (UTC)
I will remove the banner as I have been told by my friend that they were not his pictures and he accidently mislead me. Could you then suggest what the heck you're meant to put on this banner instead then? ńăŧħăń - ŧĕẍŧ 11:57, 22 June 2008 (UTC)

Match Reports[edit]

Until we get enough editors, I think we might want to put the teams we signed up for into one article until we get enough editors to help write for several matches for a single league. Kingjeff (talk) 21:42, 22 June 2008 (UTC)

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