Footballs

  1. How to Inflate a Football Properly

    How to Inflate a Football Properly
    Did you ever have to make do with a partially deflated football when you were a child? If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember such an occurrence. If only someone had a pump, eh? Because even a partially underinflated football can significantly change the way it plays. Thankfully, football pumps are cheap and ubiquitous these days. But this counts...
  2. Choosing The Right Size Football

    What size football do I need? I cannot stress enough the importance of choosing the correct ball size for youth football. This is one area of football equipment you need to get right. How many times do you see small children trying to kick a size 5 ball around, nearly tripping over it because it is too large? The FA...
  3. The History of the Association Football Ball

    The History of the Association Football Ball
    The creation of the modern game of football is universally credited to Sheffield F.C. in England. However, the act of kicking a spherical object around for fun is an ancient endeavour that stretches back to around 300 BC. Footballs have a long and illustrious history that is as much about passion for the game as it is about scientific innovation...
  4. A brief history of footballs.

    A brief history of footballs.
    A brief history of footballs. The range of footballs now available means that everyone from juniors to internationals can expect to play with a high-quality, perfectly spherical product in every game. That has not always been the case and the modern football only exists in its current form because major sports manufacturers have invested millions in research and development. Thermally-bonded...
  5. Diamond Icon Football

    Diamond Icon Football I took one of the new icon balls over to football training last night and the boys were almost fighting over who was going to have it. This ball not only looks the part, it also performs well. The ball is weighted just right and moves through the air as you would hope. We normally use the...

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