Sheffield United FC

Bramall Lane is the home of Sheffield United FC, nicknamed “the Blades”, a reference to Sheffield’s history of steel & cutlery production. The football club was established in 1889. Their ground is the oldest professional football ground in the world and was also the first ground ever to play a floodlit match.

Sheffield Wednesday FC

Formed in 1867 as an offshoot of The Wednesday Cricket Club, SWFC were actually known as The Wednesday Football Club until 1929. Playing from their home stadium in Hillsborough since 1899, “The Owls” are one of the oldest football clubs in the world and the second-oldest professional association football club in England.

Hallam FC

Hallam FC have the world’s oldest football ground, having played at their home on Sandygate Road, since 1860.

Sheffield FC

Founded in October 1857, the club is recognised by FIFA as the oldest existing club still playing football in the world today. They have had different homes over the years, but currently play at the The Home of Football Stadium on the outskirts of the city.

Other links

Football Unites Racism Divides  – a youth and social inclusion project and charity based in Sheffield, England, which works locally, nationally and internationally to combat racism and increase understanding between different communities.
Sheffield & Hallamshire FA – the Sheffield & Hallamshire County Football Association is a non-profit organisation and we are responsible for the development, administration and governance of all affiliated football within a 20-mile radius of Sheffield Cathedral.

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