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Plaque: Football - first FA match

Erection date: 2014

Inscription

Battersea Park, 1864
9th January 1864, site of the first match of association football.
Wandsworth Council, 2014

This game took place, on a Saturday, just 2 months after the FA had been formed.

Site: Football - first FA match (1 memorial)

SW11, Battersea Park

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Football - first FA match

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Football - first FA match

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Wandsworth Council

London borough. Formed from the former Metropolitan Borough of Battersea and ...

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