Football in 1863: what was the game like in the year it was created?

To mark the FA’s 150th birthday, I wrote a feature for FourFourTwo on what football was like in 1863. The feature covers unusual aspects of the early game involving rules, kit and crowds, and also highlights some key teams, players and matches from the year in which association football was created. “The Victorians invented the […]

Football features

List of football features written for FourFourTwo magazine prior to the launch of this website: You’re booked! – world’s biggest football bookshop (March 2007) Beer and football – illegal pub broadcasts (Sept 2006) Some chickens are on the pitch… – animals (Oct 2005) By far the greatest team the world has ever seen – unofficial […]