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  • What was the first ever football team?

  • The First Team. 1901 Sheffield United Team – See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. What has all this wrangling over rules got to do with the first ever football team?

  • What is the history of football in England?

  • In England in 1848 a committee of gentlemen gathered together at Cambridge University in order to establish a code of rules for football. The rules that they came up with would be revised in part but used as the basis for association football in 1863.

  • When were the rules of football first introduced?

  • In 1867 the rules were taken on by the Sheffield Football Association when it was formed in that year. In 1863 the Football Association was formed in the Freemason鈥檚 Tavern in London.

  • What is the history of the Manchester United Football Club?

  • The club鈥檚 first meeting took place in October of 1857 and games were played between members of the club. Teams would often been drawn up by having married players take on single ones or the professionals playing against everyone else.