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Remembering The Global Junior Championship

For eleven memorable years, from 1997 to 2007, the Global Junior Championship stood out among the highlights of the annual Super Bowl week of events. From humble beginnings aimed at showcasing the developing American football talent in Europe and Mexico to becoming a... read more

Sharpley Continuing the Notre Dame Global Football Tradition

Patrick Steenberge and Evan Sharpley were destined to meet. Both played quarterback at the University of Notre Dame, both craved more playing time with the Irish than their college careers provided and both have remained within sports, chasing a passion rather than a... read more

Chris Creighton, The Dreamer Who Inspired The Kili Bowl

Chris Creighton made history last weekend. Back in 2011, it was a similar story, only on a different continent. As the second-year head football coach of Eastern Michigan University, Creighton guided the Eagles to a first non-conference road game win in 27 years on... read more

Equipment From Ohio Schools Boosts Serbia

Some of the American football equipment generously donated by high schools and colleges in the U.S. states of Ohio and Iowa eager to help develop the sport in Serbia is already creating progress in the Balkan nation. The U.S. Air National Guard played some flag... read more

Italian Coaches Benefit from Global Football ICE Program

Six coaches from Italian American football club teams are spending valuable time this summer serving as volunteer coaches with six NCAA Division III colleges in the United States as part of the Global Football International Coaching Exchange initiative. Global... read more

Cedar Cliff And Penn Manor In GIFT Rematch

Friday Night Lights is a common term in the world of high school American Football. Long before spawning a book, a movie and a television series, it described the excitable gathering of sporting devotees across the nation on fall evenings, faithfully cheering on the... read more

Global Football Alumni In NFL Preseason Action

When FOX TV analysts focus on the individual battles expected to be featured during the NFL preseason clash between the New Orleans Saints and Houston Texans on Sunday, the names Kasim Edebali and Bryan Witzmann are unlikely to be highlighted. But there is a... read more

To Moms of boys wanting to play football

Eastern Michigan Head Coach Chris Creighton, whose dream of playing football in Africa became the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl, pens a powerful letter to potential football moms, which was posted on FootballMatters.com. Growing up on the West Coast, I played every sport I... read more

Welcome to the New Global Football Web Experience

Global Football, the leading exporter of American football around the world, has unveiled a new website at www.GlobalFootball.com. Since 1996, Global Football has provided amateur football players, coaches, families and fans the opportunity to travel and compete... read more

Ohio Schools Send Equipment To Serbia

Devotees of American football in Serbia will soon be outfitted with equipment generously donated by high schools and colleges in the U.S. states of Ohio and Iowa eager to help develop the sport in the Balkan nation. A KC-135 cargo plane will depart Mansfield Lahm Air... read more