History of soccer

The Football Association 1863-1883: A Source Book – Tony Brown

Outline As the title suggests, the author of this book has consulted a variety of old sources to commit to paper the earliest history of the Football Association. That history does not, incidentally, start in 1863, the year the FA was established, but way earlier. Long before 1863 there were many sets of rules and […]



About RefereeingBooks

This whole thing got started a few years ago, when through a string of coincidences I suddenly found myself in the possession of a number of books about football and refereeing. Then, the number was still small... Unfortunately (or maybe not), I was bitten by the collecting bug and now my stack of books has grown to sizeable proportions. Read more >>