The rules are essentially the same. It's the make-up of the game that is different.
The Canadian Football field and end zone is larger 110 yd by 65 yd and the end zone is 20 yd by 65 yd. (In comparison the American football field is just 100 yd by 53 1/3 yd and the end zone is just 10 yd deep.)
Canadian Football has 12 players (instead of 11) and they are allowed just three downs to make a first down.
In Canadian Football:
-The defensive line must be at least one yard from the line of scrimmage.
-The goal posts are on the goal line rather than the end line.
-Any player in the offensive backfield can be in motion in any direction before the snap of the ball.
-Their is no fair catch rule on punts, however the kicking team must be at least 5 yards away from the catcher at the time the ball is caught or receive a "no yards" penalty.
they are both tackle there is the nfl, semi pro, and Canadian football leagues in the Canadian league a lot of players go there if they get into trouble in the nfl. The rules in the different leagues are different
Association football (a.k.a. soccer, fútbol), Rugby football, American football, Canadian football, Australian Rules football, Arena football, Gaelic football, International Rules football, Futsal, Sepak Takraw and Kickball.
NO, SOCCER IS AN AMERICAN VERSION WITH DIFFERENT RULES
in American football they where padding gear and helmets and in Aussie rules they don't need too. Also in Australian football they kick the ball and in American football they throw and kick. And American football is way more violent than Australian rules. In Australian football the field is shaped like an oval in American football a rectangle. And in American football the goalpost is a wierd shape in Australian football it is just 4 posts.The rules are different too because American football is about scoring points by adavncing the ball into the endzones in Australian football they kick it between the four posts.Also in Australian football the ball is smaller and rounder than an American football and an American football is bigger and pointed.Also in American football there are loads of penalties.
A rugby (league or union) ball is a prolate spheroid. The same shape is also used in Australian Rules Football, and in both American and Canadian football.
Because in Britain & most places in the world it is a game played by kicking a ball with feet. Rugby football is different. American football, & indeed Aussie Rules football are also different. But they are derived from Football.
You can find the rules for Australian football online at websites such as Point Me To It and WikiHow. You can also find the different between Australian and American football by visiting its associated Wikipedia page.
The game is actually the same as rugby, because of slightly different rules, but is commonly known as American football.
American Football descended from Rugby about 1869. It wasn't until the 1880's that the rules were standardized which made American Football different from Rugby. The rule adoption was led by Walter Camp of Yale University.
Four downs would make it too easy to get a first down. As it is, Canadian Football is a much more wide open and high-offence game than its American cousin. The down rules in the two games were settled a long time ago and the other rules have been tweaked to make the game more balanced--to help the defence in the American game and to help the offence in the Canadian.
The word "soccer" is derived from "association football". Soccer is a game played under rules determined by the International Football Association Board (IFAB)and governed internationally by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), commonly known by the acronym FIFA. The English language word "football" is also applied to gridiron football (which includes American football and Canadian football), Australian rules football, Gaelic football, rugby football (rugby league and rugby union), and related games.
The rule is that the American flag has to be higher up than the Canadian flag.
yes they are...the English football assocation wrote the rules for football in 1863
The real name for Soccer is Football. You use your foot, to move the ball. Football was invented before American Football, the rules were written before American Football's rules. American Football shouldn't be called Football because the foot is barely used.
They are two different games........................I wouldn't say they had similarities. The difference is that one is football & the other is played in America..............
Different countries have different rules, the American Kennel Club have different laws to the Canadian Kennel Club. The poster is wrong, the CKC is not Canadian Kennel Club, CKC stands for Continental Kennel Club.
knowing the rules
An acre is 43,560 square feet. An American football field is 46,440 square feet. You do the math. A Canadian football field is 93, 600 square feet. You do the math. You can have other kinds of football, Italian, European, Australian rules. Of course European rules football does not have a standard size field. Only the size of the goal posts are standard.
What kind of football? American football, Association Football or Australian Rules?
All the modern football games in the world would have originated from various games played in the middle ages, with balls of different shape. Out of these have come sports like Soccer, Rugby, Gaelic Football, Australian Rules Football, American Football and others. Many of these games share similar rules and have obvious similarities.
No the rules are different.
Most major sports have a committee or other structure that oversees rules and practices. For instance, the NFL is an organization that oversees American football.