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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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Colin Cowdrey

Colin Cowdrey

His father named him Michael Colin Cowdrey so that he would have the same initials as cricket's most famous club Marylebone Cricket Club, of which he became President in 1986-7. He was made a Comm...

Person, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Mark Slavin

Mark Slavin

Wrestler. Born in Minsk, Belarus SSR. Winner of the Soviet Greco-Roman wrestling middleweight junior championship in 1971. He moved to Israel to join their Olympic team. Murdered by Palestinian ter...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine

1 memorial
Mo Farah

Mo Farah

Track and field athelete.  Born Somalia.  Moved to Britain aged 8 to join his father in Hounslow.  

Person, Sport / Games, Africa

1 memorial
Ellen Elizabeth Maud Wright

Ellen Elizabeth Maud Wright

Athlete. There is little information about her. At one time, she lived with her family in South Norwood, at 6 Clifford Road, where her father Tom Wright, had one of his cobblers’ shops. She later e...

Person, Sport / Games, Australia

1 memorial
Bill Kenwright

Bill Kenwright

Born Liverpool. West End theatre producer and chairman of Everton Football Club.

Person, Cinema, Sport / Games, Theatre

1 memorial