In the early days, before he spoke Chinese and with little clue where it would lead, Zach Brown printed up a business card. Translated from Chinese, it read:. Brown, now 29, was a former Division I player working in the international business world. He loved football and wanted to keep playing while based in Shanghai, but he also understood the potential for growth in the world's most populated nation.
List of American football teams in the United Kingdom
American football in the United States - Wikipedia
This is a list of current and defunct leagues of American football and Canadian football. Amateur to Professional Developmental Football League is a amateur developmental American football league primarily in the Southeast based in Dothan, Alabama of 35 teams. Players are not paid to allow them to keep their college eligibility. There season starts in March. Bernard Hunt and his wife has purchased a franchise in another developmental league, but were disillusioned with the lack of carry through by the league.
American football in the United States
Development can occur in many ways. It could be through changing the policies and procedures of the club to make it more effective in its activities. Club Leaders is part of the Olympic Legacy programme, Places People Play, and provides free training and support to those doing the day-to-day running of community sport, helping create a robust, economically sustainable and enterprising club network.
American football was introduced to the United Kingdom during the early part of the 20th century by American servicemen stationed in the country. This league consisted of teams from American military bases throughout Europe, with one of the league's three conferences made up of teams based in the UK — teams from this conference won the league championship thirteen times until the competition ceased in The first teams open to British players were established in , and competition began the following year in the form of a series of one-off games. The match results were compiled into a 'Merit Table', with teams playing more than three games eligible for the championship—the first champions were the London Ravens, who won all ten of their matches.