Arena Football League Preseason Games in Europe 1989


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Arena Football League Preseason Games in Europe 1989 [References: 1]


Chicago Bruisers, having lost the Arena Bowl 26-13 to their arch-rivals earlier in the year in the US, were beaten for the second time in a week in London, when they lost 43-14 to arch-rivals Detroit Drive in the Arena Football Premiere in the Docklands Arena in London in 1989.



[1] Anon. (1989) “American Football” Dundee Courier Monday, 20 November 1989 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 9 November 2020]

[2] Anon. (1989) “Arenaball makes British Premiere” Dundee Courier. Saturday, 18 November 1989 [Internet] available from; [Accessed 9 November 2020]


Thanks to Declan Mulvey.

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