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Central is the heart of this site, here we will post articles containing advice and information aimed at clubs, players, refs, coaches and anyone else involved in the game

Central also contains a directory of links to external resources related to American Football in the UK

If you'd like a particular resource added to our directory then let us know by using the Submit option at the top of the page or the Gridiron Hub sub-forum

Check back here regularly to see what we are adding, follow us on social media for direct updates


Find a Club!

By Hub Admin | 14th July 2020

Click the icon on the left of the menu banner to see a full list of teams.

BAFA Portal

By Steve Price | 5th July 2019

BAFA Portal

A Beginner’s Guide to the NFL Draft: 2019

By Tyler Arthur | 15th April 2019

A simple guide to explain what you need to know to keep track of what’s going on and understand what’s happening.

The benefits of sport psychology: it’s more than just fixing the problem

By Hub Admin | 27th March 2019

Do you ever think ‘why? I know you can play better than this!’?

Ultimate Rookie Shopping List

By Jordan Metcalf | 4th October 2018

A pair of goggles so you look like fucking Dexter. ESSENTIAL.

Introduction to Insurance for Clubs

By Dave Gibbs | 28th September 2018

“But we already have this under the BAFA policy?” you might say. Well…….

Scouting and Charting Games

By Paul Joughin | 14th August 2018

Stats are one of those things that I have encountered from team to team that either aren’t done at all or are done, in my opinion, the wrong way.

Britball Cameraman’s Guide

By Dave Gibbs | 11th July 2018

We’ve put together a handy guide of basic tips to help ensure you’re getting good film regardless of who’s behind the lens.

5 Coaching Podcasts you should add to your List

By Dave Gibbs | 23rd May 2018

Britball coaches can be a student of the game wherever you are by listening to one of these five podcasts.

Top Tips for running a Facebook Page (Part 1)

By Hub Admin | 21st May 2018

This first part of ‘Top Tips For Running A Facebook Page’ will focus on the absolute basics that every Club or Organisation should be getting right.

Gridiron Hub Directory

The National Governing Body for the sport of American football in Great Britain responsible for all regulatory, competition, performance and development aspects of the game.

Upholding the principles of integrity, safety and fairness. BAFRA inspires & develops high quality officials to support American Football in UK & overseas.

The British Universities American Football League, is an American football league contested by university teams in the United Kingdom as part of the British Universities and Colleges Sport organisation. The league was formed by the British American Football Association, the national governing body of American football in the UK, in 2007 as the successor to the British Collegiate American Football League, after BAFA withdrew its recognition of the British Student American Football Association which ran that league. The BUAFL has been credited with reviving interest in American Football in the UK.

IFAF is composed of 103 members nations on six continents (North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania), all of which possess national federations dedicated solely to American football.

The official supporters page for the Great Britain Lions Adult American Football team.

This site is for athletes looking for teams in Europe.

Podyum is an online networking platform for professional football athletes and coaches seeking employment.

PPI Recruits creates mutually beneficial connections between European players and America’s best universities.  In particular, they help talented European prospects compete for NCAA scholarships and showcase their talents.

A Facebook group for UK American Football players, fans and Coaches to share ideas, banter and talk about the glorious game.

Facebook page for providing an enhanced service to the current membership who use social media.

A place to get sporting news from Ice Hockey, American Football, Baseball and Basketball in the UK.

American Football International posts news and updates about American Football outside the United States!

As sports media company based in the East Midlands, specialising in Streaming and production.

A group focussing on entertainment and fun within the UK American Football scene. Promoting the sport via videos of various skill based challenges that they set and their very own Flag Football team.

The UK’s only American football magazine.

Britball’s leading resource in Strength & Conditioning, Rehab and Injury Care for American Football

The Bristol Academy of Sport is part of SGS College and boasts some of the best sporting facilities in Further Education. They offer elite level coaching in American Football and various other sports.

A UK based American Football equipment supplier boasting the widest range of products in the UK.

Football America UK is the largest and most successful supplier of American Football Equipment and team merchandise in the UK.

Supplier of American Football player gear in the UK and Europe. Dealers for Schutt Sports inc, they also have our own brand gear which is low cost but top quality.

UK based manufacturer of sportswear run by ex-professional athletes

Buy and sell any American football related items on this popular Facebook Page

A huge equipment supplier specialising in American Sports, Forelle are based out of 2 locations in the Netherlands.

A Facebook Group for photographers, UK American Football players and fans. A place to find game photos and photographers 🙂

TEAM MEDIC provide quality medical cover to various sporting events. Their core principle is to ensure value for money whilst providing a service that exceeds expectations.

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