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Football and Technology


History of Football

Brief historical characterisation of football

The question about the "first football" remains unanswered, because there is no conclusive evidence of when man deliberately kicked a ball-like object for the first time. However, it has always had ... more

Developments in the early modern era

In the "good old football days" it was not of prime importance if kicking, heading or tackling hurt. Matters changed in 1863 ... more