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    carpet football?

    hello,
    what is the term which defines football played on artificial turf/carpet?
    (I thought of "indoor football" but this artificial turf fields can be found outside as well...)

    (what else to ask these days? )

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    Re: carpet football?

    Astroturf is the term I know for artificial turf.

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    Re: carpet football?

    is it astroturf football then?

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    Re: carpet football?

    As far as I know, there is no special term for (American) football that is played on Astroturf versus real grass. Sometimes the announcers will mention something about the playing surface in passing, but most fans (for some reason) automatically know whether it's artificial turf or not. It seems to be a "guy" thing; most men can't remember where they put their car keys or when their wedding anniversay is, but they can name every stadium in the country that uses real grass.

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    Re: carpet football?

    I don't know of a special term for (real, not American) football either.

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