If you are a football fan, you will have the players or clubs you admire. But do you know the clubs with the oldest history in the world? We will learn together through the article below.
Sheffield F.C (1857)
Sheffield F.C is the world’s earliest established football club in 1857. The Sheffield Football Club is an English soccer club from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, although currently based in Dronfield, Derbyshire. They are currently playing in the Northern Division’s first division league.
Sheffield F.C is the world’s earliest established football club in 1857/Ph.sheffieldfc.com
The club competes in Derby Rules with a neighbor near Hallam. In 2004, they were awarded the FIFA Medal – an award only given to another club: Real Madrid – and in 2007 they were introduced to the English Football Hall of Fame, to celebrate their 150th anniversary…
Hallam F.C (1860)
Hallam Football Club is an English football club based in Crosspool, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. They play in the first division in the east of district 1, at level 10 of the English football tournament system. Founded in 1860, it is second only to local rivals Sheffield FC in the list of the oldest football clubs in the world. The game between these two clubs is called the Rules derby.
Hallam Football Club is an English football club based in Crosspool, Sheffield, South Yorkshire/Ph.hallamfc.co.uk
They have played at their Sandgate Road home on the outskirts of Sheffield Crosspool since its inception, with the ground officially recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the “oldest football pitch in the world”. In 1867, the club made history by winning the world’s first football tournament, the Youdan Cup. The club still owns this historic trophy.
Cray Wanderers F.C (1860)
Cray Wanderers football club is an English semi-professional football club based in Bromley, London. Throughout its history, Cray Wanderers has only been a semi-professional football team and has never reached 6th in the UK. Currently this club is in the 7th Division in the UK.
They are currently playing their home match at Bromley ‘s Hayes Ground Lane (capacity of 5,000). Cray Wanderers is the Kent League champion four times, and has reached the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup once in their history. They are currently members of the Isthmian Premier League.
Worksop Town F.C. (1861)
Worksop Town FC is an English football club founded in 1861 based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. But it was not until 1873 that they switched to playing professionally. During the 153 years of existence, the club playing in the 7th Division England has never reached 5th. The best achievement of this club is 4 times to reach the round of 32 (64 teams) in the FA Cup.
They are currently playing in the Northern Premier League first division. They are nicknamed Tiger, and often have amber and black suits. The club currently plays games at their home at Handsworth’s Sandy Lane – a groundwork used to own themselves. According to VN88.com – an online bookie, this is one of most popular football clubs in Viet Nam in the last decade.
Notts County F.C. (1862)
Notts County Football Club (commonly known as Notts or County or nicknamed The Magpies) is a professional team of five in Nottingham, England. Founded on November 28, 1862, Notts County is the oldest team in the world currently playing professionally. From the 1888–1889 season to the 2013–2014 season they played a total of 4756 matches in the Football League – more than any other English team.
They are currently playing in the League One of the Football League, level 3 of the English football league system. County plays at Meadow Lane at home wearing black and white stripes.
The club played many times in the highest division of English football, most recently in the 1991–1992 season, when County played in First Division. Some notable Notts County coaches include Jimmy Sirrel, Howard Wilkinson, Neil Warnock, Howard Kendall and Sam Allardyce. The club also has many owners.
Notts County is the oldest team in the world currently playing professionally/Ph.nottscountryfc.co.uk
In the 21st century, a series of financial problems recognized the club as being owned by Supporters’ trust, who sold the club to Munto Finance – a subsidiary of Qadbak Investments. Further financial problems led the club to be sold to Peter Trembling, for a nominal fee, then sold to Ray Trew for £ 1 after the club was served with two rolls up recommendations. HM Revenue and Customs due to the final PAYE payment needs of about £ 500,000.
Stoke City F.C. (1863)
Stoke City football club is a football club in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Founded in 1863, Stoke is the oldest club in the Premier League, and the second oldest professional club in the world, after Notts County.
Stoke’s home yard is Britannia, accommodating 28,000 seats. The yard was opened in 1997; Stoke had previously played in Victoria Stadium, which has been considered their home ground since 1878. The club’s nickname is The Potters (meaning potter, due to Stoke-on-Trent’s ceramic industry).
Before being promoted in 2008, Stoke had not played in the highest league in England from the 1984-1985 season, the season when they only won 17 points, the second lowest score in the previous 20 years. Stoke’s first title was the Carling Cup in 1972, when they won Chelsea 2–1. The club has twice won the English first division, the first in 1992 and the most recently in 2000. This club has many great matches with Aston Villa which is a partner of W88.
Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C (1863)
Bradford (Park Avenue) Association Football Club is a football club in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. Its name, derived from its former home Park Avenue, was used to avoid confusion with Bradford City, but the club is traditionally known locally simply as Bradford.
The present club is a reincarnation of the club which played in the Football League from 1908 to 1970 before dropping to the Northern Premier League and going into liquidation in 1974.
The new entity, established in 1987, currently competes in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and plays home matches at the 3,500-capacity Horsfall Athletics Stadium. Bradford are one of 35 clubs to compete in all four top tiers of English football. The new club started life at what was then the thirteenth tier: Division Three of the West Riding County Amateur League.
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