World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1840s In Association Football

Article Id: WHEBN0004553947
Reproduction Date:

Title: 1840s In Association Football  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Timeline of association football, 1850s in association football, 1860s in association football, 1967–68 in English football, 1973–74 in English football
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

1840s In Association Football

The following are the association football events of decades 1840s around the world.


  • 1848 – A committee at Cambridge University attempts to create a universal set of rules for football. (This code later become known as The Cambridge Rules and greatly influenced association football when it was codified in 1863.)
  • 1849 – In Cheltenham, the first use of three official referees in a match, two in field and one in tribune.


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.