Tag: World Cup

10 Iconic British Football Moments

Posted by Published on February 8, 2017

Let’s celebrate the ‘beautiful game’ with a chronological countdown of 10 iconic moments in Britain’s footballing history   1. The Football Association (FA) was formed on 26 October 1863. While it’s highly debatable whether football was invented in Britain (or China, or Greece, or…) it is this sporting body which developed modern football as we know it.   2. 1885 saw the first professional footballers…

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Football: Our Beautiful Game

Posted by Published on May 10, 2016

Dive into the history of England’s football glory with the National Football Museum’s collection of memorabilia. Preparations are underway for a 1966 World Cup exhibition.     Manchester United is not the only reason for a football fan to head northwards; Manchester is also the new home to the National Football Museum, which proudly presents the finest collection of football memorabilia ever assembled by Harry Langton,…

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