He was a member of the Old Etonians team that defeated Blackburn Rovers in the 1882 F.A. Cup Final but was injured in the 1883 Final when the Etonians lost to Blackburn Olympic. He also won 3 England caps, 2 as captain. However, as the professional game took an increasing hold over English football in the last nineteenth century, it became increasingly apparent that it was impossible for.
The world's first football international, England v Scotland, was played in London on 5 March 1870. You won't find the match in the official records, as it was organised by the Football Association without any input from Scotland - the 'visiting' team comprised solely players with Scottish roots living in London.
Template:ImportTemplate:Club-stub Template:Infobox Club The Old Etonians Football Club is an English football club whose players are taken from previous attendees of Eton College, in Eton, Berkshire.It follows the careers of Arthur Kinnaird, Old Etonian and later President of the FA, and Glaswegian former stonemason and Lancastrian millworker turned footballer Fergus Suter. The OE team, founded by Kinnaird, was the last amateur team to win the FA Cup in 1882. Many of Kinnaird’s chums believed football was a game, not a profession, and.Sign up to our news and offers. I consent that the Eurosport family of companies may provide me with news and marketing information about their products and services.
The first game under these rules took place between the Old Etonians and Old Harrovians in November, 1862. In 1871, Charles W. Alcock, the Secretary of the Football Association, announced the introduction of the Football Association Challenge Cup. It was the first knockout competition of its type in the world. Only 15 clubs took part in the first staging of the tournament. It included two.Read More
History and Future Of Football Replays. To most modern day football fans the idea of replaying a cup match because a winner wasn't found seems somewhat anachronistic. It still happens sometimes, it's just that when it does it seems strange and more like a burden than a joy at being able to watch more football being played. It is a curiously modern objection, with football of old embracing.Read More
OLD ETONIANS and BLACKBURN ROVERS. Old Etonians won the cup with a single goal, scored by. With a slight yellow hue to give the impression of ageing. IT IS NOT MY INTENTION TO MISS LEAD ANYONE. William Anderson, though one report stated Reginald.Read More
That is because, according to a new Netflix drama from Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, Suter was the very first professional footballer. The pioneering Glaswegian, born in 1857, played in.Read More
The Football Association was founded in 1863, basing its rules on those developed in the public schools. The FA Cup was first competed for in 1872, and the Old Etonians won it twice, in 1879 and 1882, and were six times runners-up before the professional game developed. They were the last amateur team to win it, and the last public school to reach the final.Read More
Prior to this the old boys’ teams based in the south of England had been dominant but the victory of Blackburn Olympic over Old Etonians changed the game for ever. Arising from this, new methods of training, styles of play and playing formations emerged as well as a new breed of fanatical spectator. The upper class amateur spirit epitomised by the public school old boy teams was replaced by.Read More
In the 1882 final, Blackburn Rovers, with Suter as part of the team, did indeed play against Arthur Kinnaird’s Old Etonians, but actually lost the game 1-0. The following year, however, a.Read More
It’s 1879, and the Old Etonians are football heroes poised to top the league. A team of working-class upstarts from Darwen, Lancashire — “a mill team!” as a shocked aristo puts it — are.Read More
Hunter, who also played at centre-half for Olympic, led his team to a 4-0 victory over Old Carthusians in the semi-final of the competition. Over 8,000 people arrived at the Oval to watch Blackburn Olympic play Old Etonians in the final. Blackburn selected the following team: Thomas Hacking (dental assistant), James Ward (cotton machine operator), Albert Warburton (master plumber and pub.Read More
Old Etonians Football Club is a football team from England, based in Eton. The club was founded in 1871. Old Etonians FC plays their home games in the Dutchman's Playing Fields Pococks Lane.Read More