The Lingerie Football League ~ Sports or Porn?


In 1863 the English Football Association organized themselves into a constitution called the Laws of Football. The term “soccer” appeared shortly after and the term was actually invented by the English. But while the game itself wasn’t invented by the English, it was they who popularized it and organized it under a strict set of rules. The Americans took a while to catch on to the game and by the time they did they had to use the word soccer, as the term football was already in use by American football teams. The British dropped the usage of soccer as soon as the Americans took it on because it sounded “too American”.

Now, in a desperate attempt to get the Brits to start calling football soccer again, the Americans have come up with a new form of Football which should catch the attention of every Sun Newspaper reader that checks out the page 3 girl every morning. And will also get them to call football, well… football. The Lingerie Football League (LFL) is a women’s 7-on-7 tackle American football league that started a few years ago. Players wear shoulder pads, elbow pads, knee pads, garters, bras, panties, and helmets. They follow the rules of regular American football for the most part, but on a smaller field and of course are very scantily clad.

Most people outside of the U.S. don’t understand the rules of American football at all. With all the Third Down Conversions, Illegal Formations and Safety Blitz’s, it can get rather confusing. But with LFL, no-one actually cares what the rules are. Most viewers are just hoping to see a major uniform malfunction. There is of course the ever-present danger in this sport of being disrobed. I am not sure if ripping your opponents panties off would constitute a penalty. I guess that it is all a part of the game though, with nip slips and panty pulls one of the dangers you face no matter if you are an LFL wide receiver or tight end.

But the girls that play take this game very seriously. The just want a chance to play football and could care less what the uniform is. None of them seem to think that it is the slightest bit sexist. There are 12 teams, all vying to reach The Lingerie Bowl, which will be held in Las Vegas early next year.

We spoke to Dallas Desire player Angie Hansen who used to play the position of tight end but got sick of the jokes, so has changed to the position of safety. “I grew up training as an inline speed skater but was introduced to Track and Field in high school by a great coach and fell in love” said Angie. (Is that with the coach or the sport?) “I don’t mind playing in lingerie at all but I hate when my panties ride up.”

Avid fans of the LFL say that they would much rather see LFL players handling the balls then NFL players and most of them admit that they tune in simply because they are hoping that at some point they will witness a touch down rather than a touchdown. And while the players themselves say there is nothing at all porn about the LFL, at a recent game in Dallas when two players were told to kiss and make up, the referees were not sure what to do when they did just that.

The LFL claims that it is breaking down the barriers of women playing professional football but critics say that it is just women running around in underwear. LFL commissioner Mitch Mortaza admits that his league is marketed toward “mostly beer-drinking college students aged 21 and up” but insists that it is in no way sexist. “Sure” he went on, “the teams have names like Cleveland Crush and San Diego Seduction, but that’s just a coincidence.”

The popularity of sports in lingerie is spreading though. There is now a lingerie basketball league as well as gymnastics and lingerie track and field events. Last Exit to Reality also has information that there will soon be lingerie downhill skiing, bobsled and volleyball.

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7 thoughts on “The Lingerie Football League ~ Sports or Porn?

  1. Shouldn’t they call it raunchy rugby? The girls should wear pads and protection, but I think they would still hit harder than the guys do.

  2. the marketers behind this silly tactic has gone desperate to create more noise. but yeah, i have to say its effective, fun and entertaining to watch.

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