Euro-History of British football
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Disagreement over the rules
26 october 1863
Fondation of the Football Association
The world's first international tournament
A popular game of ball
Fondation of Sheffield Footbal Club
History of British football
First FA Cup played
Sheffield Football Club is today recognised as the world's oldest surviving independent football club
Sheffield Football Club is an English football club from Sheffield in South Yorkshire. It is known and recognized by FIFA as the oldest existing club still in existence.The club was founded in October 1857 at Parfield House in Highfield with the first president Frederick Ward.
It’s the oldest football association in the world.
Eleven football clubs (mostly London-based clubs) agreed on common rules :
The first version of the rules of football was drawn up over a series of six meetings held in The Freemasons' Tavern from October till December.
The first game under F. A. rules was played at Mortlake on 19 December 1863 between Morley's Barnes team and their neighbours Richmond.