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Sheffield Home of Football Walking Tour 1 mile 90 mins

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Crucible Theatre entrance

55 Norfolk Street

Sheffield

S1 1DA

United Kingdom

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We begin with a description of Sheffield Mob Football from 1790s and then explore and discuss some of the highlights of Sheffield's unique football heritage, including the world's two oldest clubs Sheffield FC (1857) and Hallam FC (1860); the founding of SWFC and SUFC; the founding of Bramall Lane and Yorkshire Cricket Club. To enhance your enjoyment download the 'Sheffield Home of Football' App from Apple Store or the Google Play Store. There is text and an audio narration. In collaboration with Heritage Open Days.

Finishes: Cutlers Hotel, George St, Sheffield S1 2PF

Parking: Parking in Sheffield City Centre is £1 all day on Sunday.

Terrain: City streets

Led by: Dr John P. Wilson, The Home of Football Project Manager and Martin Westby, author of 'A History of Sheffield Football 1857 - 1889'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrE_qCS0TZo

https://www.englandsoldestfootballclubs.com/a-history-of-sheffield-football-1857-1889-speed-science-and-bottom/

Easy – dogs welcome – history

This walk is in partnership with Heritage Open Days

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Crucible Theatre entrance

55 Norfolk Street

Sheffield

S1 1DA

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