Published On: Wed, Dec 11th, 2013

Podcast: American Football – big sport on the small island

The City Sentinels at their first competitive away game against the Kingston Cougars. © City Sentinels

The City Sentinels at their first competitive away game against the Kingston Cougars. © City Sentinels

American Football has grown exponentially over the last few years in the UK. Since 2007, the International Series has brought regular season games to Wembley Stadium, with 2013 seeing two games, and three planned for 2014.

Adam Lillis is Head Coach of newly-formed City Sentinels, one of 60 university teams in the country. In this interview, he discusses how the growth in the fan culture of American Football in the UK has helped the sport as a whole expand this side of the Atlantic.

 

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Also read how social media is helping the NFL grow in London.

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