USAFE Finals 1952-1993
|1952||Furstenfeldbruck Eagles||26||Burtonwood Bullets||7|
|1953||Landstuhl Raiders||30||London Rockets||21|
|1957||Toul Tigers||Burtonwood Bullets|
|1958||Ramstein Rams||Alconbury Spartans|
|1961||SHAPE Indians||Alconbury Spartans|
|1962||Weisbaden Flyers||Chicksands Fighting Chicks|
|1963 *||Bitburg Barons *||Weathersfield Raiders *|
|1964||Rhein-Main Rockets||Chicksands Fighting Chicks|
|1965||Weisbaden Flyers||Weathersfield Raiders|
|1966||Weisbaden Flyers||Weathersfield Raiders|
|1967||Rhein-Main Rockets||Bentwaters Phantoms|
|1969||Rhein-Main Rockets||Bentwaters Phantoms|
|1970||Upper Heyford Sky Kings|
|1971||Weisbaden Flyers||Upper Hetford Sky Kings|
|1972||Rhein-Main Rockets||Upper Heyford Sky Kings|
|1973||Upper Heyford Sky Kings|
|1974||Upper Heyford Sky Kings|
|1975||Weisbaden Flyers||Bentwaters Phantoms|
|1976||Bitburg Barons||Bentwaters Phantoms|
|1977||Bitburg Barons||Chicksands Fighting Chicks|
|1979||Lakenheath Eagles||Bitburg Barons|
|1980||Bitburg Barons||Lakenheath Eagles|
|1981||Upper Heyford Sky Kings||Bitburg Barons|
|1982||Upper Heyford Sky Kings|
|1983||Ramstein Rams||Upper Heyford Sky Kings|
|1984||Ramstein Rams||Bentwaters Phantoms|
|1985||Ramstein Rams||Upper Heyford Sky Skings|
|1986||Chicksands Fighting Chicks|
|1988||Rhein-Main Rockets||Lakenheath Eagles|
|1989||Rhein-Main Rockets||Lakenheath Eagles|
|1990||Lakenheath Eagles||39||Rhein-Main Rockets||30|
|1991||Rhein-Main Rockets||Lakenheath Eagles|
|1992||Rhein-Main Rockets||Lakenheath Eagles|
|1993||Rhein_Main Rockets||Lakenheath Eagles|
Reference: [1-2, 6]
Note: * The 1963 Title was shared between Bitburg Barons and Weathersfield Raiders as the Final was cancelled after the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy.
|UK Sports Conference||Continental Sports Conference||Mediterranean Sports Conference|
|Alconbury Spartans||Berlin Bears||Aviano Eagles (Ita)|
|Bentwaters Phantoms||Bitburg Barons||Hellenikon Olympians (Gre)|
|Chicksands Fighting Chicks||Camp New Amsterdam||Moron|
|Fairford Falcons||Landsberg / Toul Tigers||San Vito|
|Greenham Comon Pirates||Rhein-Main Rockets||Torrejon|
|Lakenheath Eagles||Sembach Tigers||Northern Italy League (USAREUR)|
|Mildenhall Marauders||Ramstein Rams||Blue Knights Vicenza|
|Upper Heyford Sky Kings||Spangdalem Sheikhs/Sabers||Bosco Rocks Verona|
|Weathersfield Raiders||Weisbaden Flyers||Geronimos Verona|
|High Wycombe Bucks||Hahn Hawks||Missile Support Command Vicenza|
|SHAPE Indians (Paris)|
The United States Air Force in Europe Football League (USAFE – pronounced “You-Safe”) was the League for Air Force Personnel stationed at Cold War Military Bases in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy & Greece.
There were three Conferences: UK Sports Conference, Continental Sports Conference (German & France) and Mediterranean Sports Conference (Italy & Greece). While the MSC was a competitive Conference, the Finals were usually played between the Winners of the UKSC and the CSC.
Following the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s, the USAFE Football League was discontinued and the only US Military Football now played in the UK is High School Football at Lakenheath, London Central (High Wycombe), Alconbury & Menwith Hill. 
The United States ARmy EURope played a separate League (USAREUR). 
The Ramstein Rams, Alconbury Spartans, Burtonwood Bullets & Weathersfield Raiders all played matches in Ireland, including one at Croke Park in aid of the Irish Red Cross. [10-13]
 Britball Now (2019) US Miltary Football in the UK [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/us-military-football-in-the.html [Accessed 8 November 2019]
 USAFE Football (2019) Teams | CSC [Internet] Available from: http://www.usafefootball.com/Teams/CSC/csc.html [Accessed 8 November 2019]
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 USAFE Football (2019) Teams | MSC [Internet] Available from: http://www.usafefootball.com/Teams/MSC/msc.html [Accessed 8 November 2019]
 Enciclopedia del Football Italiano (2019) United States Army Europe Football Tournament [Internet] Available from: http://www.warriorsbologna.it/public/Enciclopedia/PDF/1974_USArEurFT.pdf [Accessed 8 November 2019]
 Foglio, Massimo & Ford, Mark L. (2017) Touchdown in Europe – How American Football Came to the Old Continent. pg. 103-105. Published by the author.
 Britball Now (2019) USAFE Final 1952 (Wembley) [Internet] Available http://www.britballnow.co.uk/_Media/1952-usaf-final-wembley_med.jpeg [Accessed 8 November 2019]
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 Lensmen Photographic Archive (2012) . “The 1950s Ireland in Pictures”. pg. 36. The O’Brien Press Ltd. Dublin, Ireland.
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 Anon. (1966) . “Rams bring 45 ‘Rough Scrappers”. Belfast Telegraph. 1 September 1966. pg. 18.
 Magee, Damian. “English Beer and American Football: Exporting American Football as a Cultural Commodity to the British Isles.” Irish Journal of American Studies, vol. 7, 1998, pp. 121–148. JSTOR, JSTOR, http://www.jstor.org/stable/30002410.
Thanks to Todd Zboyan & Tim Leadingham.
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