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Football Association

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Formed on the proposal of Ebenezer Cobb Morley at the Freemasons' Tavern.  Our picture shows an early book of minutes and the picture source gives some history.

2015: Londonist posted a 1935 news item which was not the FA's finest hour.

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Football Association

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Football Association

The Football Association was formed on the proposal of Ebenezer Cobb Morley a...

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Football - first FA match

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

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1 memorial
Eugen Sandow

Eugen Sandow

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1 memorial
Bradley Stone

Bradley Stone

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Person, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Charlie Paynter

Charlie Paynter

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1 memorial
Harry Vardon

Harry Vardon

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1 memorial