• Fri, 20. Oct. 2017

    Club in the spotlight in the battle of the Steel Men

    Sheffield FC take on in-form Corby Town side at the Coach & Horses on Saturday, writes The Star’s Paul Webster, that have shot up the table since parting company with manager David Bell at the end of last month.The Steelmen have since won all...
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  • Fri, 13. Oct. 2017

    League form priority as Club head to Tulipland

    Sheffield FC travel to Spalding United on Saturday, writes The Star’s Paul Webster, on the back of a 4-1 Senior Cup win against NCEL side Rossington Main on Tuesday.Club suffered their only loss under manager Mark Shaw last weekend, when going out...
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  • Fri, 13. Oct. 2017

    Game with a difference to celebrate 160

    Ex-Manager Dave McCarthy returns to the Home of Football, along with his former able assistant Lee Walshaw and physio Snowy Taylor and a whole cast of Sheffield FC Legends to help celebrate The World’s First Football Club’s 160th anniversary in a...
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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