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The origins of football are lost in antiquity, though it is known that Roman soldiers occupying Britain played a game in which two approximately equal teams tried to force an inflated ball over a line marked on the ground at the rear of their opponents. This game, ‘harpastum’ was probably the ancestor of modern Association Football.
FOOTBALL: History of Football at the Olympic Games Author: Olympic Studies Centre, International Olympic Committee Subject: History and evolution of football as an Olympic discipline Keywords: Olympic Games, sport, discipline, event, football, history, evolution, Olympic programme Created Date: 3/27/2015 4:31:16 PM
The book’s introduction (pp. 1–18) is a short but solid panorama on the history of soccer worldwide. It could be particularly useful for anyone who does not have the time to read a whole book about soccer but wants to become quickly familiar with the global history of the game.
Soccer and rugby officially fork (and rugby itself later forks between rugby union and rugby league), but the separate games are still being played today, so you can say that both camps had a good case. Charterhouse School, 1863. 1872: Soccer’s first international match takes place, between England and Scotland. It ends 0-0, but is historic because for the first time observers notice different styles.
1863: The Football Association (The FA) was formed. 1867: Sheffield FA was formed. 1871: The Rugby Football Union was formed. 1872: The first official international football match took place between Scotland and England in Glasgow. 1886: The International Football Association Board (IFAB) was formed.
Soccer Timeline takes you through the history of soccer, and important years throughout soccer history. History of Soccer Cleats dates back to 1525, when the first pair of soccer cleats were discovered in England's King Henry VIII wardrobe. World Cup History Timeline covers all the important years, dates, and information about the greatest tournament ever organized. World Cup is played every 4 years, in a different Country.
The history of football (soccer) Football (or soccer as the game is called in some parts of the world) has a long history. Football in its current form arose in England in the middle of the 19th century. But alternative versions of the game existed much earlier and are a part of the football history. Early history and the precursors of football
Soccer’s Beginnings The origin of soccer can be found in every corner of geography and history. The Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Ancient Greek, Persian, Viking, and many more played a ball game long before our era. The Chinese played "football" games date as far back as 3000 years ago. The Ancient Greeks and the Roman used football games to sharpen warriors for battle.