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...
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 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
Apr 2, 2012 ... No, England Did NOT Invent Football (Soccer) As We Know It. A soccer official
claims that the game has been "stolen" from England.
The question of who invented soccer is a complicated one and there are a ... to
our modern day 'Association Football' is the Chinese game of 'Tsu-Chu' or 'kick ...
Jan 26, 2016 ... Michael Wood looks at China's claim to be the home of football - the game was
played there 2000 years ago.
May 14, 2014 ... While Canadian James Naismith invented basketball, American “football”
developed as a result of a rugby game against a squad from ...
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.
Apr 30, 2009 ... American football has its origins in a soccer-like game that developed in the
middle of the nineteenth century; McGill University of Canada ...