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This is a list of various types of football, most variations found as gridiron, rugby, soccer.

Contents

1 Games descended from The FA rules 2 Games descended from Rugby School
Rugby School
rules 3 Other surviving English public school games 4 Irish and Australian varieties of football 5 Surviving Medieval ball games 6 More recent inventions and derivations 7 Tabletop games and other recreations 8 See also

Games descended from The FA rules[edit]

Association football, also known as football, soccer, footy and footie. Indoor varieties of Association football (often created to provide year-round play):

Five-a-side football
Five-a-side football
- played throughout the world under various rules including:

Futsal
Futsal
('futebol de salão') — the FIFA-approved Five-a-side indoor game

Indoor soccer
Indoor soccer
— the six-a-side indoor game as played in North America

Paralympic association football
Paralympic association football
— modified association football for disabled competitors.

Powerchair football

Beach soccer
Beach soccer
— football played on sand, also known as sand soccer Crab football Jorkyball Rush goalie is a variation of football in which the role of the goalkeeper is more flexible than normal. Keepie uppie
Keepie uppie
is the art of juggling with a football using feet, knees, chest, shoulders, and head.

Footbag
Footbag
is a small bean bag or sand bag used as a ball in a number of keepie uppie variations such as hacky sack.

Freestyle Football
Football
a modern take on Keepie uppie
Keepie uppie
where freestylers are graded for their entertainment value and expression of skill. Swamp football Street football
Street football
- encompasses a number of informal varieties of football. Three-sided football Walking football

Some games, such as footballtennis, are not related to association football but use a football to produce a variant of another game. The hockey game bandy has rules partly based on the association football rules and is sometimes nicknamed as 'winter football'. Games descended from Rugby School
Rugby School
rules[edit]

Rugby football
Rugby football
- game which split into rugby union and rugby league

Rugby league

Rugby league
Rugby league
sevens Rugby league
Rugby league
nines Touch Rugby
Touch Rugby
a.k.a. Touch Football
Football
— a form of rugby without tackles.

Federation of International Touch codified version of Touch Rugby Tag Rugby
Tag Rugby
a form of Touch Rugby
Touch Rugby
but a velcro tag must be taken to indicate a tackle.

OzTag — a form of rugby league replacing tackles with tags.

Wheelchair rugby league

Rugby union

Rugby Sevens

Beach Rugby
Beach Rugby
— Rugby played on sand. Wheelchair Rugby

Quad Rugby

American football
American football
— called "football" in the United States, and "gridiron" or "gridiron football" in Australia

Arena football
Arena football
— an indoor version of American football Touch football (American)
Touch football (American)
— non-tackle American football.

Flag football
Flag football
— non-tackle American football, like touch football but a token must be taken to indicate a tackle.

Canadian football
Canadian football
— called simply "football" in Canada.

Canadian flag football
Canadian flag football
— non-tackle Canadian football.

Other surviving English public school games[edit]

Eton Field Game Eton Wall Game Harrow Football Winchester College Football

Irish and Australian varieties of football[edit]

Gaelic football
Gaelic football
(called 'football' by this sporting community) Australian rules football
Australian rules football
(called 'football' in the south and west of Australia
Australia
and also in Victoria) International Rules
International Rules
— a compromise code used for games between Gaelic and Australian Rules players. Auskick
Auskick
— a version of Australian Rules designed for young children Austus — a compromise between Australian Rules and American football, invented in Melbourne during World War II.

Surviving Medieval ball games[edit]

Traditional Shrove Tuesday
Shrove Tuesday
matches in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
-- annual town- or village-wide football games with their own rules:

Alnwick
Alnwick
in Northumberland Ashbourne in Derbyshire
Derbyshire
(known as Royal Shrovetide Football) Atherstone
Atherstone
in Warwickshire Corfe Castle in Dorset
Dorset
The Shrove Tuesday
Shrove Tuesday
Football
Football
Ceremony of the Purbeck Marblers Haxey
Haxey
in North Lincolnshire
North Lincolnshire
(the Haxey
Haxey
Hood, actually played on Epiphany) Hurling the Silver Ball
Hurling the Silver Ball
takes place at St Columb Major
St Columb Major
in Cornwall Sedgefield
Sedgefield
in County Durham In Scotland
Scotland
the Ba game
Ba game
is still popular around Christmas and Hogmanay at:

Duns
Duns
in Berwickshire Scone in Perthshire Kirkwall
Kirkwall
in Orkney

Outside the UK other medieval games include:

Calcio Fiorentino
Calcio Fiorentino
— a modern revival of Renaissance football from 16th century Florence. La Soule
La Soule
in Normandy
Normandy
and Brittany

More recent inventions and derivations[edit]

Three sided football

Tabletop games and other recreations[edit]

Based on FA rules

Subbuteo Blow football Foosball
Foosball
(also known as table football/soccer, babyfoot, bar football or gettone) Penny football
Penny football
(also known as coin football)

Based on rugby

Penny rugby

Based on American Football

Blood Bowl Paper football

Others

Paper Soccer
Paper Soccer
- paper and pencil game Phutball
Phutball
- board game

See also[edit]

List of football video games Table football (other) Coin footbal

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