On the 24th October 1857, Sheffield FC was founded and the world’s most popular sport was born.
160 years of football
160 years heritage shirt
On the 24th October 1857, Sheffield FC was founded and the world's most popular sport was born.
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.
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 of the FA Trophy to Frickley Athletic.
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 special game against sponsors Classic Football Shirts.
Sheffield Grind Out Home Win Against Aston Villa
Sheffield FC made it back-to-back wins with a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Aston Villa at the Home of Football.
Goals at either end of the first half put Zoe Johnson’s Sheffield side in control, but Aston Villa had the lion's share of the ball yet did little to threaten the host's goal in an gritty WSL2 match.
No Pressure on Club in Trophy Tie
It will be the second time Sheffield FC and Frickley Athletic have come face to face at the Coach & Horses ground in a matter of weeks, writes The Star’s Paul Webster, as the two meets in the FA Trophy Preliminary Round.
Showie given permanent role
Sheffield FC are pleased to announce that after two games as interim manager, Mark Shaw has been officially named as First Team Manager on a permanent basis.
Showie delighted to be back home
Mark Shaw returned to the helm The World's First Football Club at the weekend, ending the losing streak with a hard-earned 2-2 draw at Romulus, declaring "It's great to be back home. I cannot stress what an absolute pleasure it is to be back."
Ladies Off The Mark With Home Win Against London Bees
Sheffield FC Ladies bounced back from defeat away at Oxford United on the opening day of the WSL2 season, to record a 3-1 win at a soggy Home of Football Stadium against London Bees.