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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Football_(ball)

A football is a ball inflated with air that is used to play one of the various sports known as .... The Australian football ball was invented by T. W. Sherrin in 1880, after he was given a misshapen rugby ball to fix. Sherrin designed the ball with ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/who-invented-football

Sep 25, 2013 ... The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly ... up the ball after failing to move down the field a specified yardage in a ...

www.inventions-handbook.com/invention-of-football.html

The invention of football, the ball used in the popular team game is not necessarily attributed to one inventor. But most historians agree that one English shoe ...

www.livescience.com/32808-nfl-football-spheroid-origins.html

Sep 8, 2010 ... Every coach of American-style football preaches it, but few players learn: If there is a fumble and the ball is loose on the field, don't try to pick it ...

www.football-bible.com/soccer-info/who-invented-the-soccer-ball.html

Jun 20, 2014 ... Invention & evolution of the soccer ball, first football ball in history, creator & inventor, ancient, origin, creation, early, oldest footballs ever made.

www.soccerballworld.com/History.htm

Early Ball History; Balls in the 1800's; Goodyear's 1855 Soccer Ball; Soccer ... Lindon also claimed to have invented the rugby ball but did not patent the idea.

www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/how-did-the-pigskin-get-its-shape-63180450

Oct 5, 2012 ... Equally mysterious is the shape of the ball. If the sport evolved from soccer and rugby, how and when did the football gain its distinct shape ...

www.electro-mech.com/team-sports/football/who-invented-american-football

Apr 30, 2009 ... American football has its origins in a soccer-like game that developed in the middle of ... Throwing the ball or running with it was not allowed.

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-football-1991800

Apr 16, 2017 ... American football is a distinct type of football that developed in the ... In 1823, Ellis was the first person noted for picking up the ball during the soccer game and ... created the safety, interference, penalties, and the neutral zone ...

www.quora.com/Who-invented-the-football

The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly called gridiron football, ... Most balls that've been used in history have been solid, and although some games that could be called football were played with balls stuffed with ...