American Football’s one of the most popular sports among young boys in America, football has surpassed baseball as the nation’s leading sport. Football teaches discipline, teamwork and dedication, all of which are beneficial beyond the gridiron. But American football is also a great sport for health and fitness.
Check out these clubs below.
1. London Warriors AFC
In that time the Warriors have amassed a total of thirteen National Championships including two from the under 16s program in 2010 and 2012, the Junior Program have won the National Championship five times 2005-2008 and 2013, the Senior Program have also won five championships in 2008 & 2009, 2013-2015 (Div2, Div1 & Premier). In 2015, the new Women’s Program won the Opal Series Flag championship.
60 The Crescent
Croydon CR0 2HN
Contact: Via Website
Open Times: Wednesday (7pm – 9:00pm) and Saturdays (10am – 13pm)
2. London Blitz AFC
The Blitz field a senior team in the BAFA National Leagues Premiership as well as youth teams. The roster has included both local players as well as players from North America, Jamaica, South Africa and Uganda. The team remained in the Premier division following the 2007 BAFL re-alignment.
London N4 1EE,
3. London Hornet AFC
London Hornets was founed in July 2011 by coaches Paul Holmes and Anthony Price.
Hornets give opportunities to all ages to play american football in the UK. Hornets is based in Regents Park in Camden Town and train on Sunday mornings from 11am-2:30pm. The team are always looking for more players, everyone is welcome (with or without experience). Why not give it a try?
71 Holland Rd,
Contact: Via Website
4. London Olympians AFC
The London Olympians is a British amateur American football team, based in Beckenham, Greater London. They are the United Kingdom’s most successful amateur American football club. The team plays in the Premiership of the BAFA Community Leagues
The Olympians were formed in 1984 as the Streatham Olympians and were founding members of the first ever national American Football league in Britain. The Olympians hold the record for the longest winning streak in senior kitted British American Football. The Olympians have five age-defined teams within their umbrella, including a youth level and the senior side.
National Sports Centre,
5. Wembley Stallions AFC
The Wembley Stallions were founded in 2013 with a single goal: to offer safe, fun, competitive American football to anyone desiring to play. The club strives to provide a structure that’s conducive to meeting this goal of fair and safe play. Each year, the club intends to provide competitive football for all.
136 Greenford Road
Contact: +447957 424 218
GO Mammoth is the ultimate club for busy & active adults looking to maximise their spare time through playing sport, keeping fit, going on adventures & socialising with friends. As the UK’s largest lifestyle club, GO Mammoth exists simply to make your life more fun.
Contact: +44207 381 6034
7. London Vipers AFC
London Vipers is a new Flag American Football Team. We’re on the lookout for players, if interested please contact Mike.
If you’re a member at an American Football club that’s not listed above, let us know in the comments below and we’ll add it to our next list.