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FA seeks descendants of footballs founding fathers

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MR_MAGOO Report 1 May 2013 22:47

The Football Association (FA) has launched a search for descendants of the eight men that helped establish the world's most popular sport 150 years ago. Can you help?

The founding fathers of football are:

1. Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831–1924)
2. Arthur Pember (1835–1886)
3. Charles William Alcock (1842–1907)
4. Francis Maule Campbell (1843–1920)
5. John Forster Alcock (1841–1910)
6. Herbert Thomas Steward (1839–1915)
7. George Twizell Wawn (1840–1914)
8. James Turner


Reggie Report 2 May 2013 08:43

This is a duplicate................

Responses on other thread. Please do not add any posts on this board.................