Football has been played in forms since around 2,000 BC. In 1845 the first rules were drawn up by pupils at Rugby School, beginning the split away from football towards a more full contact sport. Australia, Canada and America then set down their own rules, and a third sport emerged from those early beginnings. Explore the history of this great sport in the following infographic by

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A Brief History of Football


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