Crystal Palace claim they are oldest professional football.

Football oldest club

The oldest football league is a rugby football competition, the United Hospitals Challenge Cup (1874),. was later recognised as the world's oldest club playing association football. However, the club initially played its own code of football: the Sheffield rules. The code was largely independent of the public school rules, the most significant difference being the lack of an offside rule.

Football oldest club

The journey will cover the second half of the 19th century telling the stories of the first football derby, the world’s oldest Football Cup and the ancient football grounds where the games were played, many now long gone. It begins at the tomb of Nathaniel Creswick at Heeley Parish Church, the co-founder of the world’s oldest football club, Sheffield FC, and finishes at Highfield Library.

Football oldest club

Many people find it hard to believe that the oldest football in the world is in a small museum, and is the property of the people of Stirling. The story is simple. The ball must have been kicked high, at some time in the 1540s, as it lodged in the rafters of the Queen’s Chamber in Stirling Castle during James V's reconstruction of the castle (1537-1542).

Football oldest club

Which is Britain's oldest football club? Sheffield FC are officially recognised as the world’s oldest football club by both the FA and FIFA, founded 24th Octoberber 1857, so that’s the answer. For Association Football at least. For any Football co.

Football oldest club

Henley Town Football Club was founded in 1871 and is the oldest club recognised by the Oxfordshire Football Association. We currently have teams in the Thames Valley League and Reading and District Sunday League and are working with AFC Henley to promote local boys progression into adult football.

Football oldest club

In memory of football's pioneers, Nathaniel Creswick and William Prest, who founded the World's First Football Club on October 24th, 1857.

Football oldest club

Oldest football club. The recent news over the resurrected Foot-Ball Club of Edinburgh claiming to be the world's oldest (founded 1824) instead of the long-accepted Sheffield FC (1857) has.

Football oldest club

The foundation date of Guy’s Hospital Rugby Club in 1843 is accepted by both the Rugby Football Union and the Guinness Book of Records, making Guy’s officially the oldest rugby club in the world. The date of 1843 is based on evidence predominantly in the form of a card outlining the club’s fixtures in their 40th season from 1883-84.

Football oldest club

The oldest football club in the world is FC Sheffield. The association was founded in 1857 and has unfortunately not been heard from since. The biggest highlight here was the fourth round of the.

Football oldest club

FOOTBALL Crystal Palace have made an audacious claim to be considered the oldest league club in existence still playing professional football after new research appeared to show they were founded.

Football oldest club

Spain's oldest football team was founded in 1889, when two Brits formed a club for overseas workers in the Rio Tinto mines. It's a story well known in Huelva and one that has put the small port.