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History of American football - Wikipedia


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


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


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 ...

History of Football - Football History | Pro Football Hall of Fame ...


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.

History of Football | HISTORY


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 ...

NFL History by Decade - NFL.com


Rutgers and Princeton played a college soccer football game, the first ever, November 6. The game used modified London Football Association rules. During the ...

Who invented football? - Ask History - History (history.com)


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...

Professional football is born - Aug 20, 1920 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Professional football is born on Aug 20, 1920. Learn more about what happened today on History.

The History of Football (Soccer)


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 ...


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