A Gentlemen’s Game Played By Gentlemen: An interview with the writer of a new play about the birth of the FA Cup

You’ve all heard the clichĂ©d quote “Football is a gentleman’s game played by hooligans. On the other hand, Rugby is a hooligan’s game played by gentleman” but, a new play about the 1879 F.A. Cup claims that it used to be the other way around. “People always think of Football as a working class sport […]

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