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
May 14, 2014 ... While Canadian James Naismith invented basketball, American “football”
developed as a result of a rugby game against a squad from ...
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 (as well as rugby and soccer) are believed to have descended from the
ancient Greek game of harpaston. Harpaston is mentioned frequently in ...
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.
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 ...
Feb 8, 2011 ... Football is called soccer in USA, Australia, South Africa and Canada. The word
soccer is older than word football, but football had more ring to it ...
The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly called
gridiron football, for the vertical yard lines that mark the field. Closely related to