The search for football's fathers

The search is on for descendants of football's eight 'Founding Fathers'.

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From humble beginnings

The FA celebrates 150 years in the sport in 2013 Credit:

Now in it's 150th Anniversary year, the FA supports seven million people playing football - but the search is on to find eight more. It's now calling on the public to come forward with any information on the men who established the world’s most popular sport.


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Latest ITV News reports

  • FA Factbox: What we know so far

    The Football Association has released some details of it's eight founders in the hope people will come forward with more information.