Football is probably the most popular simulated sports game...Two versions of Football are presented. The first is somewhat more "traditional" in that you, the player, are playing against the computer...In the second version of Football, the computer referees a game played between two human players...This game originally was written by Raymond Miseyka
The game is published as type-in source code in Basic Computer Games (Microcomputer Edition), ed. David H. Ahl with Steve North, Workman Publishing, New York, 1978 (ISBN 0-89480-052-3).
The BASIC source code listing is published in Microsoft BASIC 3.0; suggestions for conversion to a wide range of other BASIC implementations are provided.