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What is the Community Shield Game?

The FA Community Shield is the traditional opening game of the English football season. But what is it, exactly? Who plays in it? And when and where does it happen? Let's break it down. First, the FA is the Football...

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What is the Copa del Rey?

(Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning Groundhopper Guides may receive some compensation if you make a purchase after clicking one of these links.) The Copa del Rey, or King's Cup, is the domestic cup competition in...

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When and Where is Euro 2024?

The 2024 Men's European Championships, known simply as Euro 2024, will be held June 14 to July 14, 2024, in Germany. For some background on the European Championships, read our post about Euro 2020. Which Countries Will Play in UEFA...

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What is the DFB-Pokal?

The DFB-Pokal is the domestic cup competition in Germany -- their version of the FA Cup, if you will, but with significant differences. Here's a bit more about this annual competition. Why is it Called DFB-Pokal? Pokal is a German...

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What is the FA Trophy?

The easiest way to think about the FA (Football Association) Trophy is that it's just like the FA Cup, only for semipro and amateur English football clubs. Let's learn more about the FA Trophy -- currently known as the Buildbase...

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