Victorian football journalism

Victorian football journalism

In the early days of association football, newspaper coverage was sparse. ‘Newspapers, as a whole, took very little notice of matches,’ recalled journalist Jimmy Catton. ‘The reports were brief, and there Continue reading

The Victorian Premier League

The Victorian Premier League

What would the English Premier League look like at the end of the 2012/13 season if its football clubs had retained their original Victorian names and colours? The league title would have been won by a Continue reading

Victorian women’s football

Victorian women’s football

‘So it has come at last!’ cried the Bell’s Life newspaper. ‘What next?’ The event that had the paper so agitated was a women’s football match, played in May 1881 at Easter Road, Edinburgh. ‘Several years ago Continue reading