The numbers reflect that. According to league research, there are more than 15 million NFL fans in the U.K., including four million “avid” fans. Sky Sports weekly ratings have doubled during the past decade, and overnight TV viewership, including the league’s RedZone channel, rose 32% during the 2018 season.Oct 25, 2019
The three home nations were worried that releasing their players for Team GB international duty could compromise their position as independent nations within Fifa. Without unanimous backing from all four associations, it was decided that there would be no men’s or women’s football team at Rio 2016.Jul 30, 2021
The sport of American football is played in the United Kingdom in domestic and international levels. Domestic games in England. The UK has played host to games in association with the Americans’ National Football League (NFL), including four regular-season NFL games, as of 2021.
68 teams The senior league’s membership comprises 68 teams based in towns ranging from Newquay in the south of England to Aberdeen in Scotland. The league is split into two regional conferences; the Southern Football Conference (SFC) and the Northern Football Conference (NFC).