Wikipedia:WikiProject Football

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.

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.


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.

Obtain non-copyrighted images to improve the quality of our articles


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 styleEdit

Guidelines and help pages for writing articles and other contributions.


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.


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:


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 departmentEdit

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:

99.1% assessed (estimate: some more article talk pages may still need a banner)


The proportion of all articles with known importance is:

87.2% 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 statisticsEdit

Open tasksEdit

New articlesEdit

For a list of recently created football articles, see:

Requested articlesEdit

Articles currently under a reviewEdit

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
1973–74 Gillingham F.C. season Current FAC FAC
List of Coppa Italia finals Current FLC FLC
List of UEFA Champions League hat-tricks Current FLC FLC
List of FIFA World Cup winning managers Current FLC FLC
Current good article nominations
Article Status Peer Review GAN
2022 EFL League One play-off Final Current GAN GAN
2022 EFL Championship play-off Final Current GAN GAN
1957 Latin Cup Current GAN GAN
Soony Saad Current GAN GAN
Zlatan Ibrahimović Current GAN GAN
Graham Hawkins Current GAN GAN
2021–22 ATK Mohun Bagan FC season Current GAN GAN
ATK Mohun Bagan FC Current GAN GAN
Nathan Smith (footballer, born 1996) Current GAN GAN
Articles currently undergoing peer review
Article Status Peer Review Rating
List of Lebanon international footballers born outside Lebanon Current PR PR List

Nominations for deletion and page movesEdit

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
Sunsel F.C. AfD 2022-09-05
Fatah Ahamada AfD 2022-09-15
List of England national amateur football team hat-tricks AfD 2022-09-17
2022 Jordan International Tournament AfD 2022-09-20
Rashed Al-Mugren AfD 2022-09-22
Julitha Singano AfD 2022-09-24
Álvaro Noble AfD 2022-09-26
Jean-François Finidori AfD 2022-09-27
2020 Australia national soccer team season AfD 2022-09-28
Remi Dujardin AfD 2022-09-28
Hermes Junior AfD 2022-09-29
Yegor Ganichev AfD 2022-09-29
Cristiano Abreu AfD 2022-09-29
Matty Jacob AfD 2022-09-30
Dieter Schulte (football manager) AfD 2022-09-30
Rashmi Kumari Ghising AfD 2022-10-01
Sérgio Alexandre AfD 2022-10-01
2016 AFC Futsal Championship squads AfD 2022-10-01
Ilya Yeliseyev AfD 2022-10-01
Igli Gjeçi AfD 2022-10-01
Péter Csima AfD 2022-10-01
Athanasios Raptis AfD 2022-10-02
Jota Agostinho AfD 2022-10-02
Filipp Marayev AfD 2022-10-02
Aleksei Usanov AfD 2022-10-02
Nikita Gloydman AfD 2022-10-02
Ivan Mishukov (footballer) AfD 2022-10-02
Jordan Pettigrew AfD 2022-10-02
Vladislav Belyayev AfD 2022-10-02
Kirill Korepov AfD 2022-10-02
Andrei Bondar AfD 2022-10-02
Anatoli Rozhkov AfD 2022-10-02
Giulio Camarlinghi AfD 2022-10-02
Liam Driscoll AfD 2022-10-02
FC Bashinformsvyaz-Dynamo Ufa AfD 2022-10-02
Andrea Rinaldi AfD 2022-10-03
Darren Edmonds AfD 2022-10-03
Adolph Mølsgaard DRV 2022-09-26
Clube de Regatas do FlamengoFlamengo Rowing Club RM 2022-08-26
Matheus Gonçalves (footballer, born 2005)Matheus Gonçalves RM 2022-09-28
Nilar Win (footballer)Nilar Win RM 2022-10-02
Morgan Brown (footballer)Morgan Brown (Filipino footballer) RM 2022-10-02
Evan LeeEvan Lee (soccer) RM 2022-10-03

Old deletion nominations can be found in the archives:

Article alertsEdit

Did you know

Articles for deletion

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Proposed deletions

(9 more...)

Redirects for discussion

Featured article candidates

Featured list candidates

Good article nominees

Featured article reviews

Good article reassessments

Requests for comments

Peer reviews

Requested moves

Articles to be merged

(2 more...)

Articles to be split

Articles for creation

(46 more...)

Recognised contentEdit

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 contentEdit