- (historical, Australia, sports) Victorian Football League; an Australian rules football league formed in Victoria, Australia, in 1896; renamed the Australian Football League (AFL) in 1990 after expansion to other states starting in the 1980s. [Formed 1896.]
- (Australia, sports) Victorian Football League; a second-tier regional (country area) Australian rules football league operating within Victoria; derived from the historic Victorian Football Association, from which the future AFL broke in 1896. [Renamed 1995.]
- (US) Vocabulary Football League.
Where historical continuity is desired (such as when compiling statistics), the organisation that is now the AFL is often referred to as the VFL/AFL. The now VFL may be referred to as the VFA/VFL.