• Sat, 21. Jan. 2017

    New Signings Star in Club win

    Sheffield FC returned to winning ways with a 3-2 win against Lincoln United, ending a three-match losing run, with the new signings taking the headlines. A brace from new signing Ant Wilson set Sheffield on the way, and skipper Lee Cooksey...
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  • Sat, 21. Jan. 2017

    Colliver strengthens squad with new trio

    Sheffield FC were busy strenthening the first team this week, as manager James Colliver was in the market, signing three players to add even more depth to a quality squad. First to put pen to paper was Sam Hanna, a young and exiting left-back...
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  • Fri, 20. Jan. 2017

    Enjoy 15% off at The Coach on Matchday

    Sheffield FC partners Thornbridge Brewery are offering 15% off drinks at the Coach and Horses to match ticket holders at all Club home games, starting with Saturday's home fixture against Lincoln United. What are you waiting for? Just show...
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Welcome to Sheffield FC – the World’s First Football Club


In the year of 1857 William Prest and Nathaniel Creswick founded the first football club in the world.
Two pioneers, that developed new rules and laws for a game to play with friends of all ages in the community. Early both gentlemen saw the power of football to connect people with grace, happiness
and respect for one another. Starting with the inventions of 1857, football became a strong social
and emotional basement for the citizens of Sheffield - and is today the world's greatest game.

Throughout history, our club Sheffield FC has always played football at amateur level. When the first
professional league was founded in 1885, the club wasn’t strong enough to compete with the newly formed and paid pro-teams and so decided to set up the first official amateur competition in football.

Being proud of our status as true amateur club, we have developed a grass roots environment with
more than 12 teams – from an under 14 girls’ team to over 35 and Ex Sheffield Players – a place for
every football enthusiast, living within the region of Sheffield.

To preserve our heritage and the nature of football, our club has founded its own foundation in 2010. Therewith the club will never invest in future players, but in different local and global projects to
spread the true values of the game: Integrity, Respect and Community.

On the following pages you will find more information to the topics mentioned above as well as to
further interesting content about the Club. And in case you want to get closer to football’s first club,
contact our chairman and come on over to visit us at the Home of Football, back in little Sheffield.

Yours in Football,
Sheffield FC