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 ...
Football (as well as rugby and soccer) are believed to have descended from the
ancient Greek game of harpaston. Harpaston is mentioned frequently in ...
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. 1869-1939; 1940-1959; 1960-1979; 1980 to 1999; 2000 to
present. 1869-1939s. 1869-1939. From Rugby to Wrigley. '1869 · '1876 · '1892 · '
Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever,
November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During
The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly called
gridiron football, for the vertical yard lines ... September 25, 2013 By History.com
It may come as a surprise to many, but football has a long and interesting history;
sources suggest that the sport was first introduced in England as early as 1170 ...
The Origins, History and Growth of College and Professional Football including
important milestones, growth and changes to the game.
Mar 23, 2015 ... Football History —Just What Sport are We Talking About Anyway? Mention the
term “football” and depending on just where you are one of two ...
This bit of information may be painful to the macho among us, but the history of
football in America - at least of the game we recognize today - begins with the Ivy