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Although it is difficult to make comparisons between different players and leagues, most experts would regard Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pelé, as the to...

Walter Camp, the Father of American Football, invented its rules in 1879.

History of American football

The history of American football can be traced to early versions of rugby football and association football. Both games have their origin in varieties of football ...

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Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever, November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During the ...
About Football's football history section includes the history of football at every level, along with accounts of the sports early days. Check out tons of historical information on the players, teams, equipment, records, annual award winners, and much, much more! More »

History of Football - Hornet Football Boosters

Football (as well as rugby and soccer) are believed to have descended from the ancient Greek game of harpaston. Harpaston is mentioned frequently in ...

History of Football - The Origins -

The contemporary history of the world's favourite game spans more than 100 years. It all began in 1863 in England, when rugby football and association football ...

History: Birth of pro football - Pro Football Hall of Fame

12: Birth of pro football. The date was November 12, 1892, a day that would forever be etched in sports history, although no one involved that day could possibly ...

History of Pro Football - Pro Football Hall of Fame

William "Pudge" Heffelfinger is the first documented professional football player. ... Team Histories. Learn the history of each of the 32 current NFL franchises.

History of Football - Inventors -

Derived from the English game of rugby, American football was started in 1879 with rules instituted by Walter Camp, player and coach at Yale University.

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