How many people on a Gaelic football field?
At a start of a match there are 31 people on the pitch. Two teams of 15 players each and the referee.
Gaelic Football is one of Ireland's two national sports, the other being Hurling which is the fastest field game in the world. So Gaelic Football is played in Ireland, and in parts of the world where you have large Irish communities. The Gaelic Athletic Association, the governing body of Gaelic games, has many members from outside of Ireland, particularly in other parts of Europe and Asia, America and Australia.
They are both played with a round ball. The field of play are both rectangular, although a Gaelic Football field is longer. Soccer has one way of scoring, which is to get a ball into the net. Goals can also be scored in Gaelic Football but it has another way of scoring, which is to get points. Both games have a single referee and two linesmen, but some other officials are different. They are both…