Genealogy Projects tagged with football on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Michigan Panthers (USFL)

    The Michigan Panthers were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League (USFL) in the mid-1980s. They played their games in the Pontiac Silverdome during the 1983 and 1984 seasons. They would end up merging with the Oakland Invaders after the 1984 season and relocated to Oakland.

  • New Jersey Generals (USFL)

    The New Jersey Generals were a franchise of the United States Football League (USFL) established in 1982 to begin play in the spring and summer of 1983. The team played three seasons from 1983–85, winning 31 regular-season games and losing 25 while going 0–2 in postseason competition. Home games were played at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, which was called The Mea...

  • New Orleans Breakers (USFL)

    The New Orleans Breakers were an American football team that played in the original United States Football League (USFL) in 1984. The franchise was originally known as the Boston Breakers in 1983. After the 1984 season, the franchise was relocated to Portland, Oregon and became the Portland Breakers .

  • United States Football League (USFL)

    The United States Football League ( USFL ) was an American football league that played for three seasons, 1983 through 1985. The league played a spring/summer schedule in their three seasons. A fourth season, to be played in a traditional autumn/winter schedule, was set to commence before league operations ceased.The USFL was conceived in 1965 by New Orleans, Louisiana, businessman David Dixon,...

  • American Football Players

    FOUNDERS & CONTRIBUTERS Walter Camp , known as the "Father of American Football" is the person who founded the rules for what we know as American Football. Fielding Yost invented the position of linebacker, co-created the first ever bowl game, the 1902 Rose Bowl, with then legendary UM athletic director Charles Baird, invented the fieldhouse concept that bears his name, and supervised the...

  • Arizona Outlaws (USFL)

    The Arizona Outlaws were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League in the mid-1980s. They were owned by Fresno banker and real estate agent William Tatham, Sr., who had briefly owned the Portland Thunder of the World Football League. They started play in 1984 as the Oklahoma Outlaws .

  • Arizona Wrangles (USFL)

    The Arizona Wranglers were a professional American Football team in the United States Football League that, name-wise, existed from late 1982 to mid 1985. They played at Sun Devil Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, a suburb of Phoenix. They would end up merging with the Oklahoma Outlaws to become the Arizona Outlaws for the 1986 season.

  • Baltimore Stars (USFL)

    The Baltimore Stars were a professional American football team which played in the United States Football League (USFL) in the mid-1980s. They were owned by real-estate magnate Myles Tanenbaum. They were the league's dominant team, playing in all three championship games and winning two of them. These two championships were won in 1984 and 1985. The 1984 championship was won as the Philadelphia...

  • Birmingham Stallions (USFL)

    The Birmingham Stallions were a franchise in the United States Football League, an attempt to establish a second professional league of American football in the United States in competition with the National Football League. They played their home games at Birmingham, Alabama's Legion Field. They competed in all three USFL seasons, 1983–1985. During their run, they were one of the USFL's...

  • Boston Breakers (USFL)

    The Boston Breakers were a team that played in the original United States Football League (USFL) in 1983. They would relocate to New Orleans after the season and would become the New Orleans Breakers .

  • Chicago Blitz (USFL)

    The Chicago Blitz was a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League in the mid-1980s. They played at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Houston Gamblers (USFL)

    The Houston Gamblers were an American football team that competed in the United States Football League in 1984 and 1985. The Gamblers were coached by veteran NFL head coach Jack Pardee in both their seasons. They were noteworthy for introducing former Middletown (Ohio) High School football coach Glenn "Tiger" Ellison's Run & Shoot offense to the world of pro football.

  • Denver Gold (USFL)

    The Denver Gold was a franchise in the United States Football League, an attempt to establish a second major professional football league in the United States, playing a springtime season, from 1983 to 1985. The Gold played their home games at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

  • Jacksonville Bulls (USFL)

    The Jacksonville Bulls were a professional American football team based in Jacksonville, Florida. They were members of the United States Football League during its final two seasons, 1984 and 1985. They played their home games in the Gator Bowl Stadium in Jacksonville.Former Miami Dolphins stars Larry Csonka and Jim Kiick were involved in an advertising campaign for the team, and they apparentl...

  • Memphis Showboats (USFL)

    The Memphis Showboats were a franchise in the United States Football League. They entered the league in its expansion in 1984 and made the 1985 playoffs, losing in the semifinal round to the Oakland Invaders. Perhaps the most prominent players on the Showboats' roster during their two seasons of existence were future Pro Football Hall of Fame member Reggie White and future professional wrestler...

  • Los Angeles Express (USFL)

    The Los Angeles Express was a team in the United States Football League (USFL) based in Los Angeles, California. Playing at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Express competed in all three of the USFL seasons played, 1983–1985.

  • Canadian Football League (CFL)

    The Canadian Football League ( CFL , Frwnch: Ligue canadienne de football , LCF ) is a professional sports league in Canada. The CFL is the highest level of competition in Canadian football, a form of gridiron football closely related to American football. Its nine current teams, which are located in nine separate cities, are divided into two divisions: the East Division, with four teams, and t...

  • Montreal Alouettes (CFL) (original)

    The Montreal Alouettes (French Les Alouettes de Montréal ) are a Canadian football team based in Montreal, Quebec. Founded in 1946, the team has folded and been revived twice. The current Alouettes compete in the Eastern Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and last won the Grey Cup championship in 2010. Their home field is Percival Molson Memorial Stadium for the regular seaso...

  • 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

    The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament. In March 2011, Canada won the right to host the event, the first time the country would host the tournament and the third time it has been held in North America. Matches were played in six cities across Canada in five time zones. The tournament be...

  • Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)

    The Edmonton Eskimos are a professional Canadian football team based in Edmonton, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Eskimos play their home games at Commonwealth Stadium and are the third-youngest franchise in the CFL. The Eskimos were founded in 1949, although there were clubs with the name Edmonton Eskimos as early as 1895. The Eskimos are the ...

  • National Football League (NFL)

    The National Football League ( NFL ) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs...

  • American Football League (AFL)

    The American Football League ( AFL ) was a major professional American football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when it merged with the National Football League (NFL). The upstart AFL operated in direct competition with the more established NFL throughout its existence. The AFL was created by a number of owners who had been refused NFL expansion franchises or had minor shares of NF...

  • Oakland Raiders (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Oakland Raiders.

  • BC Lions (CFL)

    The BC Lions are a professional Canadian football team competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Lions play their home games at BC Place in Downtown Vancouver.The Lions played their first season in 1954, and have played every season since. As such, they are the oldest professional sports franchise in the city of Vancouver and...

  • 1966 FIFA World Cup - England Squad

    1966 FIFA World Cup - England Squad Profiles below in bold are linked to profiles on Geni. Group One: 1.1 England 1.2 France 1.3 Mexico 1.4 Uruguay Manager: Alf Ramsay No Pos Player Date of Birth (age) Caps Club GK Gordon Banks 30 December 1937 (aged 28) 27 England Leicester City DF George Cohen 22 October 1939 (aged 26) 24 England Fulham DF Ray Wilson 17 ...

  • International Football Players - Soccer

    Association football, commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. It is the world's most popular sport. This project is for listing the profiles of football players with an international career . For profiles to be eligible they should: be Public, with a photo and biography be connected to the World Tree be inter...

  • Super Bowl Champions

    The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional American football in the world. The game culminates a season that begins in the late summer of the previous calendar year. Normally, Roman numerals are used to identify each game, rather than the year in which it is held. For example, Super Bowl I was played on January 15, 196...

  • 1966 FIFA World Cup - Uruguay Squad

    1966 FIFA World Cup - Uruguay Squad Profiles below in bold are linked to profiles on Geni. Group One: 1.1 England 1.2 France 1.3 Mexico 1.4 Uruguay Head coach Ondino Viera No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club GK Ladislao Mazurkiewicz 14 February 1945 (aged 21) 6 Uruguay Peñarol DF Horacio Troche (captain) 14 February 1936 (aged 30) 25 Uruguay Ce...

  • FIFA World Cup (Umbrella project)

    FIFIA World Cup This is an umbrella project for the FIFA World Cup. Please DO NOT add profiles to this project. Please feel free to join in and create FIFA World Cup Projects that do not yet exist. (do a search in Project Dashboard to check first)

  • 2014 FIFA World Cup

    2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament details Host country Brazil Dates 12 June – 13 July 2014 (32 days) Teams 32 (from 5 confederations) Venue(s) 12 (in 12 host cities) Final positions Champions Germany (4th title) Runners-up Argentina Third place Netherlands Fourth place Brazil Tournament statistics Matches played 64 Goals scored 171 (2.67 per match) Att...

  • 1996 FIFA World Cup - Mexico Squad

    1996 FIFA World Cup - Mexico Squad Profiles below in bold are linked to profiles on Geni. Group One: 1.1 England 1.2 France 1.3 Mexico 1.4 Uruguay Head coach: Ignacio Tréllez No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club GK Antonio Carbajal 7 June 1929 (aged 37) Mexico Leon DF Arturo Chaires 14 March 1937 (aged 29) Mexico Guadalajara DF Gustavo Pe&#x...

  • National Football League (NFL) Champions

    Throughout its history, the National Football League (NFL) and other rival American football leagues have used several different formats to determine their league champions, including a period of inter-league matchups determining a true world champion. The NFL first determined champions through end-of-season standings, but switched to a playoff system in 1933. The rival All-America Football C...

  • American Football League (AFL) Champions

    For its first nine seasons, 1960 through 1968, the American Football League determined its champion via a single playoff game between the winners of its two divisions (although ties in the standings in 1963 (Eastern) and 1968 (Western) necessitated a tiebreaker divisional playoff game the week before).In 1969, the tenth and final year of the independent ten-team AFL, a four-team playoff was hel...

  • Denver Broncos (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Denver Broncos.

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)

    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They are currently members of the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). They play their home games at Investors Group Field after many years of playing at the since demolished Canad Inns Stadium. Currently, the former CanadInns Stadium site is an abandoned Target store, and is being converted into...

  • Cincinnati Bengals (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Cincinnati Bengals.

  • All-American Football Conference (AAFC)

    The All-American Football Conference ( AAFC ) was a professional American football league that challenged the established National Football League (NFL) from 1946–1949. One of the NFL's most formidable challengers, the AAFC attracted many of the nation's best players, and introduced many lasting innovations to the game[citation needed]. However, the AAFC was ultimately unable to sustain ...

  • New York Jets (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's New York Jets.

  • Montreal Alouettes (CFL)

    The Montreal Alouettes (French Les Alouettes de Montréal ) are a Canadian football team based in Montreal, Quebec. Founded in 1946, the team has folded and been revived twice. The Alouettes compete in the Eastern Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and last won the Grey Cup championship in 2010. Their home field is Percival Molson Memorial Stadium for the regular season and as...

  • Grey Cup Champions

    The Grey Cup (French: La Coupe Grey ) is the name of both the championship game of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the trophy awarded to the victorious team playing Canadian football. It is contested between the winners of the CFL's East and West Divisional playoffs and is one of Canadian television's largest annual sporting events. The Toronto Argonauts have 16 championships, more than ...

  • Calgary Stampeders (CFL)

    The Calgary Stampeders are a professional Canadian football team based in Calgary, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Stampeders play their home games at McMahon Stadium and are the third-oldest active franchise in the CFL. The Stampeders were officially founded in 1935 as the Calgary Bronks, although there were clubs in Calgary as early as 1909. ...

  • New York Titans (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American League Football League's New York Titans.

  • Miami Dolphins (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Miami Dolphins.

  • Los Angeles Chargers (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Los Angeles Chargers.

  • Kansas City Chiefs (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Houston Oilers (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Houston Oilers.

  • Dallas Texans (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Dallas Texans.

  • San Diego Chargers (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's San Diego Chargers.

  • Buffalo Bills (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Buffalo Bills .

  • Boston Patriots (AFL)

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those who were involved with the American Football League's Boston Patriots .

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL)

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Roughriders play in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL).The Roughriders were founded in 1910 as the Regina Rugby Club. Although they were not the first team to play football in Western Canada, the club has maintained an unbroken organizational continuity since their foun...

  • Toronto Argonauts (CFL)

    The Toronto Argonauts are a professional Canadian football team competing in the East Division of the Canadian Football League. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the team was founded in 1873, and is the oldest existing professional sports team in North America still using its original name.[3] The team's origins date back to a modified version of rugby football that emerged in North America in the lat...

  • San Antonio Texans (CFL)

    The San Antonio Texans were a Canadian Football League (CFL) team that played in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, in the 1995 CFL season. They had relocated from Sacramento, California, where the team had been called the Sacramento Gold Miners . After relocating, the team still had the same ownership in Fred Anderson and the same staff, including General Manager Dan Bass and Head Coach Kay ...

  • Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL)

    The Sacramento Gold Miners were a Canadian football team based in Sacramento, California. The franchise was the first American team in the Canadian Football League. The Gold Miners inherited a home stadium, front office staff and much of the roster of the Sacramento Surge from the defunct World League of American Football. The team played its home games at Hornet Stadium.==History==For the hist...

  • Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL)

    The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario, founded in 1876. Formerly one of the oldest and longest lived professional sports teams in North America, the Rough Riders won the Grey Cup championship nine times. Their most dominant era was the 1960s and 1970s, a period in which they won five Grey Cups. The team's fortunes waned in the 1980s and 1990s and ...

  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame

    The Canadian Football Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit corporation, located in Hamilton, Ontario, that celebrates great achievements in Canadian football. It is an open to the public institution. It includes displays about the Canadian Football League, Canadian university football and Canadian junior football history. It includes a gift shop and the Hall recently opened a website. The main feat...

  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL)

    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a professional Canadian football team based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, founded in 1950 with the merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Wildcats. They are currently members of the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Tiger-Cats play their home games at Tim Hortons Field.Since the 1950 merger, the team has won the Grey Cup championship ei...

  • Ottawa Renegades (CFL)

    Ottawa Renegades was the name of a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario founded in 2002, seven years after the storied Ottawa Rough Riders folded. After four seasons, the Renegades franchise was suspended indefinitely by the league due to financial instability, and its players were absorbed by the other teams in a dispersal draft.After two years in limbo, the franchise was awa...

  • Montreal Concordes (CFL)

    The original Alouettes team (1946–1981) won four Grey Cups and were particularly dominant in the 1970s. After their collapse in 1982, they were immediately reconstituted under new ownership as the Montreal Concordes . After playing for four years as the Concordes, they revived the Alouettes name for the 1986 season. A second folding in 1987 led to a nine-year hiatus of CFL football in th...

  • Memphis Mad Dogs (CFL)

    The Memphis Mad Dogs were a Canadian football team that played the 1995 season in the Canadian Football League. The Mad Dogs were part of a failed attempt to expand the CFL into the United States. They played at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.The team's ownership group included Fred Smith, founder of FedEx.==Franchise history==Prior to the Mad Dogs, Fred Smith was part of an ownership group (alo...

  • Las Vegas Posse (CFL)

    The Las Vegas Posse was a Canadian Football League team that played the 1994 season as part of the CFL's short-lived American expansion. The Posse was one of the least successful CFL teams, both on the field and off.==History=====On the field===The Posse had notable football talent such as KR Tamarick Vanover, RB Jon Volpe, LB Greg Battle and K Carlos Huerta. They also had a rookie quarterback ...

  • Birmingham Barracudas (CFL)

    The Birmingham Barracudas were a Canadian football team that played the 1995 season in the Canadian Football League. The Barracudas were part of a failed attempt to expand the CFL into the United States.

  • Baltimore Stallions (CFL)

    The Baltimore Stallions (known officially as the "Baltimore Football Club" and and previously as the "Baltimore CFL Colts" in its inaugural season) were a Canadian Football League team based in Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States, which played the 1994 and 1995 seasons. They were the most successful American team in the CFL's generally ill-fated southern expansion effort into the United S...

  • Shreveport Pirates (CFL)

    The Shreveport Pirates were a Canadian Football League team, playing at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, in 1994 and 1995. They were one of the least successful of the CFL's American franchises on and off the field.The Pirates were created when Bernard Glieberman and his son Lonnie, owners of the Ottawa Rough Riders, made noises about moving the struggling franchise to the Un...

  • Ottawa RedBlacks (CFL)

    The Ottawa RedBlacks (stylized by the Ottawa ownership group in all-caps as REDBLACKS ) (French: Le Rouge et Noir d'Ottawa ) are a professional Canadian football team based in Ottawa, Ontario. The team plays in the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL).The Redblacks are the third CFL team to play in the city. The Ottawa Rough Riders, formed in 1876, were a founding member of the C...

  • Adelaide Crows (AFL)

    The Adelaide Football Club, nicknamed the Crows, is a professional Australian rules football club that competes in the Australian Football League (AFL). The club is based in Adelaide, South Australia, playing its home matches at Adelaide Oval. The club has its training and administration base at Football Park in West Lakes, where it previously played home matches between 1991 and 2013. The club...

  • Croatian Footballers/Hrvatski Nogomet Igrači

    This is a page for former and current Croatian footballers who have played for Croatia, Yugoslavia, Croatian clubs or overseas clubs. If you have added or know of Croatian footballers on Geni then feel free to contact us to add them. The club listed for past players is the last club they played for and the club listed for current players is their current club. Due to some of these players g...

  • Falkirk FC Players

    I am trying to trace all the players who ever played for Falkirk FC, it is a bit of a nightmare, but I am making my way throught it somehow.

  • St Kilda Saints (AFL)

    The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed the Saints, is an Australian rules football club based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The club plays in the Australian Football League, the sport's premier league.The club's name originates from the bayside Melbourne suburb of St Kilda in which the club was established in 1873.St Kilda were a foundation team of the Victorian Football Association (VFA) i...

  • Essendon Bombers (AFL)

    The Essendon Football Club, nicknamed the Bombers or colloquially the Dons, is a professional Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL). Essendon is one of the oldest clubs in the AFL. Formed in 1871 as a junior club and playing as a senior club since 1878, it is historically associated with the suburb of Essendon in the north-west of Melbourne, Australi...

  • Melbourne Demons (AFL)

    The Melbourne Football Club, nicknamed the Demons, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the Australian Football League (AFL). It is named after and based in the city of Melbourne, Victoria, and plays its home games at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Melbourne is the world's oldest professional club of any football code. The club's origins can be traced to an 1858 letter in which ...

  • Carlton Blues (AFL)

    The Carlton Football Club, nicknamed the Blues, is a professional Australian rules football club based in Melbourne. The club competes in the Australian Football League, and was one of the eight founding members of that competition in 1897. The club originally represented the suburb of Carlton in Melbourne's inner north, and its nickname comes from the navy blue colour which it has traditionall...

  • Australian Football League

    The Australian Football League (AFL) is the highest-level professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football. Through the AFL Commission, the AFL also serves as the sport's governing body, and is responsible for controlling the Laws of the Game. The league was founded as the Victorian Football League (VFL) as a breakaway from previous Victorian Football Association (VFA), with i...