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This is a list of all the English soccer related articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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1899 FA Cup Final: Sheffield United 4 Derby County 1

1899 FA Cup Final Score: Sheffield United 4 Derby County 1 Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 15th April 1899 Scorers: Sheffield United – Walter Bennett, Billy Beer, Jack Almond, Fred Priest. Derby County – John Boag. Sheffield United Team: …

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England Penalty Misses: The 6 Biggest Penalty Fails Ever

The sight of England trooping off the field after Alessandro Diamanti’s penalty sent Joe Hart the wrong way to clinch a place in the Euro 2012 semi finals was a depressingly familiar sight. England penalty misses have been a curse …

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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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Cambridge Rules Of Football: Birthplace Of Laws Of The Game

A set of football rules developed at the University of Cambridge in the nineteenth century was known as the Cambridge Rules of Football. These rules had a major influence on the creation of the original Laws of the Game of …

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Renowned Football Clubs Founded In 1899 (10 Biggest Teams)

There are various renowned football clubs founded In 1899, and each of them has had a significant impact on the sport. Football, from time past, has always been one of the most popular sports on the planet, and it continues …

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Walter Tull: Footballer And First Black British Army Officer

In 1999, Northampton Town Football Club dedicated a garden of memory to those football players who had lost their lives in the First World War. The centerpiece was a memorial to Walter Tull, a player of Afro Caribbean descent who …

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1896 FA Cup Final: Sheffield Wednesday 2 Wolverhampton 1

1896 FA Cup Final Score: Sheffield Wednesday 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 18th April 1896 Scorers: Sheffield Wednesday – Fred Spiksley 2, Wolverhampton Wanderers – David Black Sheffield Wednesday Team: Jimmy Massey, Jack Earp, Ambrose …

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Ebenezer Cobb Morley: The Founding Father Of Modern Football

Having spent his formative years in a religious home in Hull, Ebenezer Cobb Morley, seen as the founder of the modern game, inherited important qualities, beneficial qualities which no doubt helped him during his future organizational roles. Initially, Ebenezer Cobb …

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1895 FA Cup Final: Aston Villa 1 West Bromwich Albion 0

1895 FA Cup Final Score: Aston Villa 1 West Bromwich Albion 0 Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 20th April 1895 Referee: John Lewis Attendance: 42,560 Scorers: Aston Villa – John Devey Aston Villa Team: Tom Wilkes, Howard Spencer, Jimmy …

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Arthur Kinnaird: Soccer’s First Superstar Winning 5 FA Cups

This pioneer of soccer Arthur Kinnaird was born at 35 Hyde Park Gardens on 16 February 1847 and baptized at St. James’s, Paddington, being educated at Cheam Preparatory School in the 1850s. Not only was he the first superstar in …

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