American Football

American football, known in the United States as football, is a sport played between two teams of eleven with the objective of scoring points by advancing the ball into the opposing team’s end zone by running with it or throwing it to a teammate.

The British American Football Association (BAFA) is the National Governing Body for the sport of American football in Great Britain and is responsible for all regulatory, competition, performance and development aspects of the game.

Want to get involved in American Football?

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British American Football

Northumberland Lightning American Football
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