The football was not always oval. A football used to be very round and thrown by slinging it sidearmed, that is until someone found they could throw much more accurately over-hand. The football was then changed shape so it may "spiral" with ease and travel further.
Some football type games with a oval ball are AFL (Australian Football League*), American Football and Rugby.
Because if it weren't it would be a soccer ball.
Easier to throw accurately.
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A game played with a round ball and played largely using feet. USA calls the game played with an oval ball and largely using hands as football, a possible misnomer. A similar game in britain is called 'rugby'.
The game played with an oval ball is called Rugby. Its a game that has changed more in the past 10 years than it did in the previous 100. To be honest I preferred the game of 20 years ago, the padding, lifting and law changes have spoilt the game for me. The traditions and history of many clubs and parts of the game have now gone in a rush to compete in the professional game.AFL is another Game played with an Oval ball, and so is American Football (see sportkin)
'Football' is defined as: 1) a team game invented in England and popular around the world played on a large grassy rectangular field with eleven attacking players on a side and one goalkeeper in which the attacking side attempts to kick or head a ball through a netted goal to score; association football; soccer 2) a team game invented and popular in the United States with eleven players on a side in which each side passes or carries an oval ball down a large rectangular field or kicks it over a crossbar and between two posts to score points; American football 3) a form of American football played indoors on a smaller field in arenas designed for basketball or ice hockey; arena football 4) a form of football invented in England involving fifteen players on a side in which each side may carry or kick the ball but not pass it and no timeouts are allowed; rugby 5) a form of football played in Canada involving twelve players on a side derived from rugby and American football 6) a form of football played on a oval field with an oval ball involving eighteen players on a side; Australian rules football 7) the ball used in the different forms of football 8) a highly controversial topic; an issue
AN OVAL SHAPED BALL
Australian rules football is a game played by two teams each comprising 18 players. The field of play is oval in shape, as is the ball. Information about Australian rules football can be found on Wikipedia.
American Football uses an oval ball and french football means Soccer.
football (the one with the brown oval shaped ball)
A football oval. Seeing as the field is oval. AFL games are also played on cricket field such as the MCG in Melbourne and the Gabba in Brisbane. A football oval. Seeing as the field is oval. AFL games are also played on cricket field such as the MCG in Melbourne and the Gabba in Brisbane.
it is played on an oval, witha goal at each end. you are not aloud to use your hands or arms on theball and the aim of the game is to get the ball in the goal
A football ground is an oval shaped ground on which Australian football is played.
Oval. A Gilbert football for Rugby Union, a Steeden Football for Rugby League and a Sherrin for Australian Rules Football (AFL).