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 ...
Sep 25, 2013 ... The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly called
gridiron football, for the vertical yard lines that mark the fiel...
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
Early-day pro football historians agreed that a 16-year-old quarterback from
Indiana College in Pennsylvania, John Brallier, had become the first pro football
The invention of football - who is responsible for the way footballs look today.
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 ...
Aug 10, 2013 ... In the days before political correctness it used to be said that, while the Irish could
take pride in the invention of the lavatory seat, it was the ...
Apr 30, 2009 ... American football has its origins in a soccer-like game that developed in the
middle of ... The Evolution of Our Beloved American Football Game.
May 14, 2014 ... While Canadian James Naismith invented basketball, American “football”
developed as a result of a rugby game against a squad from ...
Jan 26, 2016 ... Michael Wood looks at China's claim to be the home of football - the game ... one
subject that cropped up was the Chinese invention of football.