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 player when he accepted $10 and “cakes” (expenses) to play for the Latrobe, PA, town team against neighboring Jeannette on September 3, 1895.
In May 2021, the NFL announced the International Series would return to the UK that autumn with a pair of NFL London Games played at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The matchups confirmed were the Atlanta Falcons v New York Jets on 10 October and Jacksonville Jaguars v Miami Dolphins on 17 October 2021.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The sport of American football is played in the United Kingdom in domestic and international levels. 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.
Sheffield Football Club Sheffield FC 1857 Sheffield Football Club ( Sheffield FC ) is recognized by the FA and FIFA as the oldest football club. It was founded in 1857 by Nathaniel Creswick and William Prest, the club established the Sheffield Rules which became the first set of official rules for the game of football.Jul…
GB Lions National Team The Great Britain national American football team, known as the GB Lions represents the UK in international gridiron. Great Britain national American football team. Name GB Lions National Team Federation IFAF Europe Region Europe Founded 1985 First international