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969.50 hands is about nine-tenths as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, it's 0.9380 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 1.07 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 1,030 hands (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 1,040 hands, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
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