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This is a list of all the articles that reflect ancient soccer and published on the History of Soccer website.

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The History Of Football Timeline: Of The Codes and Rules

The origins and history of football timeline are open to conjecture, and several theories are available. However, there is evidence that the Chinese and Japanese enjoyed games where a ball was kicked back in the dynastic times. There was a …

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Ancient Soccer: FIFA Recognizes Tsu Chu As Oldest Form Of Sport

There are several conflicting views regarding ancient soccer and who invented association football as we know it today. Most of the world refers to this popular sport as football, and it is undeniably one of the most popular today. Let’s …

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Who Invented English Football

The invention of English football dates back more than a century. In 1863, rugby football split into two distinct courses in England. The Football Association became the world’s first football association. Both forms of English football have a common origin …

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Harpastum: The Ancient Roman Empire Ball Game

Harpastum, also known as harpustum, is an ancient Roman game devised from the Greek game called episkyros. It was a social ball game played on a rectangular field. (It was also known as the small ball game in that era) …

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Episkyros: Ancient Greek Ball Game That Focused On Teamwork

The ancient Greek sports, Episkyros is the mother of modern-day soccer.  Played between two teams and one ball, Episkyros was an ancient Greek game that has transformed slowly into the modern version we watch today. Two teams would have an …

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The History Of Soccer: Learn How The Modern Game Originated

Soccer, football – whatever you prefer to call it, is a game of passion. It stirs the soul and evokes the strongest of emotions amongst even the toughest of crowds. Unlike the game itself, the history of soccer hasn’t always …

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