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Encyclopedia > Amsterdam Admirals
Amsterdam Admirals
Helmet Logo
Year Founded 1995
Home Field Amsterdam ArenA
City Amsterdam, Netherlands
Team Colors Navy Blue, Orange, Green, and White
Head Coach Bart Andrus
Championships
World Bowls (1)

The Amsterdam Admirals is a NFL Europa team based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Image File history File links NFLE_Admirals. ... Amsterdam Admirals logo, claiming fair use This work is copyrighted. ... Group of men drilling in American football helmets A football helmet is a protective device used primarily in American football and Canadian football. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Amsterdam ArenA is a football stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in Amsterdam Zuidoost, near the Bijlmermeer quarter. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 741,329 (1 August 2006) Agglomeration - 1. ... The World Bowl is the American football Championship game of the NFL Europe, similar to the Super Bowl of the NFL. When the NFL Europe was founded in 1991 as World League of American Football (WLAF), with teams in North America and Europe as well as expansion plans for Asia... World Bowl XIII was NFL Europes 2005 championship game. ... NFL Europa is an American football league which operates in Europe. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 741,329 (1 August 2006) Agglomeration - 1. ...


The Admirals were formed in 1995 as part of the NFL's plan to restart the World League of American Football, to be based entirely in Europe. The Admirals were one of three new teams, the others being the Scottish Claymores based in Edinburgh and the Rhein Fire based in Düsseldorf Germany, to join the old World League's European Division teams: the Barcelona Dragons, the Frankfurt Galaxy, and the London Monarchs. The World League of American Football (WLAF) was founded in 1990 with support from the NFL to play semi-professional American Football in North America, Europe and later maybe Asia. ... This article is very long. ... Year Founded 1995 Year Retired 2004 City Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland Team Colors Navy Blue, Royal Blue, Silver, and White Franchise W-L-T Record Regular Season: 43-57-0 Postseason: 1-1 Championships World Bowls (1) World Bowl IV (1996) The Scottish Claymores (Scotland in box scores) were an... Edinburgh (pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: ) is the capital of Scotland and its second-largest city. ... Year Founded 1995 Home Field LTU Arena City Düsseldorf, Germany Team Colors Maroon, Black, Gold and White Head Coach Jim Tomsula Championships 2 (1998, 2000) The Rhein Fire is a franchise in NFL Europe, formerly the World League of American Football. Established in Germany in 1995, depending on your... Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and (together with Cologne and the Ruhr Area) the economic center of Western Germany. ... The World League of American Football (WLAF) was founded in 1990 with support from the NFL to play semi-professional American Football in North America, Europe and later maybe Asia. ... Year Founded 1991 Year Retired 2003 City Barcelona, Spain Team Colors Dark Green, Scarlet Red, Yellow and White Championships 1 (1997) The Barcelona Dragons was a team in the World League of American Football from 1991 and 1992, and in NFL Europe from 1995 to 2003. ... Year Founded 1991 Home Field Commerzbank-Arena City Frankfurt, Germany Team Colors Purple, Orange Head Coach Mike Jones Championships 3 (1995, 1999, 2003) The Frankfurt Galaxy is an American football team based in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Year Founded 1991 Year Retired 1998 City London, England Team Colours (London) Royal Blue, Gold, Red Team Colours (England) Red, White, Black Championships 1 (1991, beat Barcelona Dragons 21-0) The London Monarchs were a franchise in NFL Europe and its predecessor league, the World League of American Football (WLAF...


The Amsterdam Admirals began playing their home games at the old Olympisch Stadion, built in 1928 for the Summer Games. They played there for two years until the Amsterdam ArenA was completed in 1996. The Olympisch Stadion was built as the main stadium for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ... The Amsterdam ArenA is a football stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in Amsterdam Zuidoost, near the Bijlmermeer quarter. ...


As of the 2006 season, the Admirals are the only NFL Europa team not located in Germany. The Admirals qualified for the 1995 World Bowl with a 9-1 regular season record, but lost to the Frankfurt Galaxy by a score of 26-22. Ten years later, on their 11th Year of existence, the Admirals won their first World Bowl by defeating the defending champion Berlin Thunder 27-21 in the championship game's 13th edition. The next season, they failed to defend their title against the Frankfurt Galaxy 22-7 in World Bowl XIV. Year Founded 1999 Home Field Olympiastadion City Berlin, Germany Team Colors Black, Green, Tan, Orange, and White Head Coach Rick Lantz Championships 3 (2001, 2002, 2004) The Berlin Thunder is a franchise in NFL Europe, which is a springtime American football league serving primarily as a developmental league for the... Year Founded 1991 Home Field Commerzbank-Arena City Frankfurt, Germany Team Colors Purple, Orange Head Coach Mike Jones Championships 3 (1995, 1999, 2003) The Frankfurt Galaxy is an American football team based in Frankfurt, Germany. ... World Bowl XIV was NFL Europes 2006 championship game. ...


Under the Player Continuity Program the Admirals have contracted LB Derrick Ballard and RB Jonathan Smith for the 2007 season. A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... Derrick Ballard (born December 8, 1981) is an American football player for the Amsterdam Admirals. ... High school running back A running back, halfback, tailback or wingback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... Jonathan Smith (born October 19, 1981) is an American football player for the Amsterdam Admirals. ...

Contents

Head Coaches

  • Al Luginbill 0.567 (1995-2000)
  • Bart Andrus 0.500 (2001-present)

Season-by-season

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff Results
Amsterdam Admirals (World League)
1995 9 1 0 1st League Lost World Bowl III (Galaxy)
1996 5 5 0 3rd League --
Amsterdam Admirals (NFL Europe)
1997 5 5 0 3rd League --
1998 7 3 0 3rd League --
1999 4 6 0 4th League --
2000 4 6 0 4th League --
2001 4 6 0 4th League --
2002 4 6 0 5th League --
2003 4 6 0 5th League --
2004 5 5 0 3rd League --
2005 6 4 0 2nd League Won World Bowl XIII (Thunder)
2006 7 3 0 1st League Lost World Bowl XIV (Galaxy)
Amsterdam Admirals (NFL Europa)
2007 -- -- -- -- --
Totals 65 58 0 (including playoffs)

World Bowl 95 (or World Bowl III) was the World Leagues third World Bowl and the first World Bowl that was played, ever since the league suspended operations in 1993. ... Year Founded 1991 Home Field Commerzbank-Arena City Frankfurt, Germany Team Colors Purple, Orange Head Coach Mike Jones Championships 3 (1995, 1999, 2003) The Frankfurt Galaxy is an American football team based in Frankfurt, Germany. ... World Bowl XIII was NFL Europes 2005 championship game. ... Year Founded 1999 Home Field Olympiastadion City Berlin, Germany Team Colors Black, Green, Tan, Orange, and White Head Coach Rick Lantz Championships 3 (2001, 2002, 2004) The Berlin Thunder is a franchise in NFL Europe, which is a springtime American football league serving primarily as a developmental league for the... World Bowl XIV was NFL Europes 2006 championship game. ... Year Founded 1991 Home Field Commerzbank-Arena City Frankfurt, Germany Team Colors Purple, Orange Head Coach Mike Jones Championships 3 (1995, 1999, 2003) The Frankfurt Galaxy is an American football team based in Frankfurt, Germany. ...

Attendance

Source: Kenn.com

Year Games Total Average
Amsterdam Admirals (World League)
1995 5 72,767 14,553
1996 5 50,094 10,019
Amsterdam Admirals (NFL Europe)
1997 5 73,425 14,685
1998 5 79,263 15,853
1999 5 61,444 12,289
2000 5 54,985 10,997
2001 5 66,292 13,258
2002 5 58,322 11,664
2003 5 57,208 11,442
2004 5 62,496 12,499
2005 5 64,386 12,877
2006 5 67,106 13,421
Amsterdam Admirals (NFL Europa)
2007 -- -- --
12 60 767,788 12,797

Ring of Honor

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Notable players

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Jamie Martin may refer to: Jamie Martin – A character on the soap opera All My Children Jamie Martin – An American Football player This is a disambiguation page—a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Darren Bennett (born January 9, 1965 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian who had a moderately successful career in Australian Rules football, followed by a far more substantial career in American football as a punter. ... The word punter may refer to: Someone who uses a Punt (boat). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Will Furrer (born February 5, 1968) was an American football quarterback. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Mario Manuel Cristobal (born September 24, 1970 in Miami, Florida) is a college football head coach and former player who is the current head coach of the Florida International University football team. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Jay Brian Fiedler (born December 29, 1971) is an American football quarterback, and is currently a free agent. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Jake Christopher Delhomme (born January 10, 1975 in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana) is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers NFL franchise. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Tom Nutten (born June 8, 1971 in Toledo, Ohio) is a former American football guard who played eight seasons in the National Football League with the St. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Joe Douglass(Born:January 21, 1974) is an Arena Football League wide receiver/linebacker for the Las Vegas Gladiators. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Ron Powlus (born July 16, 1974 in Berwick, Pennsylvania) is a former starting quarterback for the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_El_Salvador. ... Jose Cortez (born 1975) is an American football kicker, who is currently on waivers. ... Look up kicker in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Spergon Wynn (born August 10, 1978 in Houston, Texas) is a quarterback with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Shaun Hill (Born 1980) is an NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Clinton Jacob Stoerner is a quarterback for the Nashville Kats of the AFL, born December 29, 1977 in Baytown, Texas. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Gibran Hamdan (born February 8, 1981 in San Diego, California) is an NFL Quarterback. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... James Mezza (born January 23, 1980 in Schaumburg, Illinois) is an American football player who most recently played quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Jarrett Walter Payton (born December 26, 1980 in Arlington Heights, Illinois) is an American football running back for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. He was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Miami. ... High school running back A running back, halfback, tailback or wingback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Ruvell Martin (b. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Defensive back (DB) is a player in American football whose role is primarily pass coverage; that is, the defensive back will stay near a receiver and try to deflect or intercept any passes thrown to him. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Norman LeJeune (born May 10, 1980) is an American football player who is a safety for the Miami Dolphins. ... Defensive back (DB) is a player in American football whose role is primarily pass coverage; that is, the defensive back will stay near a receiver and try to deflect or intercept any passes thrown to him. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Jeff Roehl playing for the New York Giants // Jeff Roehl was born son of Alan and Kathy Roehl on May 18, 1980 in Evergreen Park, Illinois. ... For other uses of the term, please see the Lineman article. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Skyler Fulton is an NFL Europa wide receiver for the Amsterdam Admirals. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Shawn Morgan is an NFL Europe linebacker for the Amsterdam Admirals. ... A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Derrick Ballard (born December 8, 1981) is an American football player for the Amsterdam Admirals. ... A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Jonathan Smith (born October 19, 1981) is an American football player for the Amsterdam Admirals. ... High school running back A running back, halfback, tailback or wingback is the position of a player on an American and Canadian football team who lines up in the offensive backfield. ...

Trivia

2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The World Bowl is the American football Championship game of the NFL Europe, similar to the Super Bowl of the NFL. When the NFL Europe was founded in 1991 as World League of American Football (WLAF), with teams in North America and Europe as well as expansion plans for Asia... World Bowl XIII was NFL Europes 2005 championship game. ... Dave Ragone, an American football player born October 3, 1979, is the second all time leading passer at the University of Louisville and currently a member of the NFLs Houston Texans. ... Norman LeJeune (born May 10, 1980) is an American football player who is a safety for the Miami Dolphins. ... Norman LeJeune (born May 10, 1980) is an American football player who is a safety for the Miami Dolphins. ... The World Bowl is the American football Championship game of the NFL Europe, similar to the Super Bowl of the NFL. When the NFL Europe was founded in 1991 as World League of American Football (WLAF), with teams in North America and Europe as well as expansion plans for Asia...

See Also

  • Amsterdam Admirals players

External links

  • Amsterdam Admirals web site
  • NFL Europa: Amsterdam Admirals

Fan sites

  • AdmiralsFanSide
  • NFLEuropa.nl
NFL Europa
Amsterdam Admirals | Berlin Thunder | Cologne Centurions | Frankfurt Galaxy | Hamburg Sea Devils | Rhein Fire
Former teams: Barcelona Dragons | London Monarchs/England Monarchs| Scottish Claymores
See also: World Bowl | Stadiums | WLAF

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Amsterdam Admirals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (276 words)
The Amsterdam Admirals are a team in NFL Europe, a league of American football operated in Europe primarily as a developmental league for the National Football League.
The Admirals were formed in 1995 as part of the NFL's plan to restart the World League of American Football, to be based entirely in Europe.
The Admirals were one of three new teams, the others being: the Scottish Claymores based in Edinburgh and the Rhein Fire based in Dusseldorf Germany, to join the old World League's European Division teams: the Barcelona Dragons, the Frankfurt Galaxy, and the London Monarchs.
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