FA to celebrate 150th anniversary at London event

The Duke of Cambridge will help the FA celebrate their 150th anniversary today.
The Duke of Cambridge will help the FA celebrate their 150th anniversary today. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Today marks 150 years since the Founding Fathers of football met to form the Football Association (FA) and create the laws of football.

The FA will host a gala dinner in London this evening to celebrate and will be joined by the Duke of Cambridge and footballing legends from around the world.

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