UPDATED: 26 SEPTEMBER 2021
My name is ALEX THOMAS (on the left of the above photo) and I founded this website as Mathos Football in 2002. I have been a fan of Gridiron Football since the 1988 NFL season, when introduced to the game by his cousin and have never looked back. From that day, I have been a lifetime supporter of the San Francisco 49ers and have now loved American Football for over 30 years and always love watching watching the games on Sky Sports and the BBC.
Although I have always maintained a keen interest in catching up on the latest news around the various leagues, my main interests lie with the NFL (National Football League) and the CFL (Canadian Football League), which I only discovered by accident whilst reading an American Football Almanac that mentioned the game and have been a keen supporter of the Toronto Argonauts since the early 1990s. I used to buy the Touchdown magazine and 1st Down newspaper in my local WH Smith in South Shields to catch-up on all the latest news including the British Association of American Football games.
Despite various failed attempts at creating my very own fantasy football league, which is aimed at being more easily accessible to both myself and the hope for future fans, I launched the BRITISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE in 2015 which focuses on not only my love of the NFL and American Football but also creation of team helmets based on past teams.
Since launching this website in 2002, American Football has grown to beyond even my own expectations since the NFL introduced its International Series/London Games. With this unexpected growth, so has the increase in websites and blogs which has meant that I have found it very difficult to try and keep up to date with keeping my own website relevant. Therefore, I have decided to focus on keeping this website more statistics focused including playoffs results.
Aside from the BFL, CFL, ELF and NFL, I have added both the BritBowl,an extension of the BFL and the German Bowl, an extension of the NFL's push into Germany for its future international regular season games.
Further leagues will be added on a sporadic basis but expansion beyond the current leagues is not of immediate interest due to my personal, working life and being the website administrator for other projects meaning that I do not always have the opportunities to keep the website up to date. However, please contact me if you would like to contribute or have suggestions or ideas for the website which I will read with great interest.
* - Date subject to change depending on which BFL teams have qualified.