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American Football

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 263075, tabled on 11 June 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of UK American Football teams are based outside of Greater London.

Answered on

18 June 2019

According to numbers provided by the British American Football Association (BAFA), there are currently 258 clubs currently active with the BAFA, 177 in national leagues and 81 in university football. Of those clubs, 22 are within Greater London (within M25), 13 in national leagues and 9 in university football.

Therefore, 236 of the 258 clubs (91.5%) active with the BAFA are based outside of Greater London.