Medieval British Football

The Eirball Archive of Medieval British Football – Uncodified versions of football dating back to 217 AD when British Celtic Forces are reported as having played Roman Legions before a Battle in Derbyshire, Britain.

Medieval British Football

Uppies & Downies; Shrovetide Football

Shrovetide Football

Ashbourne Shrovetide Football 217 AD-Present

Alnwick Shrove Tuesday Football (Northumberland Medieval Football)

Uppies & Downies

Kirkwall Ba’ Game (Orkney Uppies and Doonies)

Workington Uppies & Downies (Cumbrian Medieval Football)

Medieval Football Teams

Medieval Football Teams

Picture Credit: [4] BBC (2015) There are few rulesto the gameand teams do not wear matching strips [Internet] Available from: https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/800/media/images/81066000/jpg/_81066643_81066642.jpg [Accessed 25 October 2015]