|Date||Home Team||Away Team|
|23.03.1986||Hamau Hawks (Ger)||20||Birmingham Bulls (Eng)||27|
|04.05.1986||Glasgow Lions (Sco)||0||Munkka Colts (Fin)||7|
|11.05.1986||Coventry Bears (Eng)||17||Oslo Trolls (Nor)||18|
In 1986 a series of Unofficial Friendlies or Challenge matches were played by Northern European American Football teams. These included match-ups between Scotland’s Glasgow Lions and Finland’s Munkka Colts, as well as Coventry Bears (England) versus Oslo Trolls (Norway), as well as one of England’s to teams, the Birmingham Bulls against the Hanau Hawks of Germany.
Annuals / Websites
 SAJL – Finnish American Football Association (2002) Amerikkalaisen Jalkapollon Vuosikirija 2002 [PDF pg. 73] [Internet] Available from: https://sajl-fi-bin.directo.fi/@Bin/bed8392ef17f2e1c6a34e267defc200a/1586084220/application/pdf/2289128/sajl%20vuosikirja%202002.pdf [Accessed 5 April 2020]
 Britball Now (2016) Results Section [1986: Friendlies] [Internet] Available from: http://www.britballnow.co.uk/history-index/results-section.html [Accessed 14 April 2020]
Thanks to Ralph Schmeer of the Irish American Football Association and Irish American Football Officials Association.
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