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

History of American football - Wikipedia

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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 ...

History of Football

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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 - FIFA.com

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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 ...

Football History - the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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The comprehensive and detailed history of Pro Football is available here from its conception in the late 1800's to the record breaking 2000's.

Birth of Pro Football | Pro Football Hall of Fame Official Site

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Discover the stories and interesting history behind the birth of pro football here at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Who invented football? - Ask History

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Sep 25, 2013 ... The University of Detroit Stadium hosted the first broadcasted Thanksgiving Day football game in 1934, pitting the Detroit Lions against the ...

NFL History by Decade

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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 ...

The History of Football (Soccer)

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Football (or soccer as the game is called in some parts of the world) has a long history. Football in its current form arose in England in the middle of the 19th ...

History of The Game Of Football Including The NFL and College ...

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The Origins, History and Growth of College and Professional Football including important milestones, growth and changes to the game.