Was football being played 300 years before we thought AND was it invented by the Scots?






It has been the nation’s favourite game for centuries.

And now historians have discovered evidence that suggests football is actually 350 years older than first thought.

Experts believed the modern version of the game was established in the 19th century, with earlier matches involving barbaric scraps between dozens of players on pitches two miles long.

However, documents suggest that British royals hosted less chaotic games in their courtyards in the late 15th century....



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