About Cambridge Rules
What began as a simple set of rules for a game of football played on a patch of ground in Cambridge, has grown into a worldwide phenomena embraced by diverse cultures around the world.
Written in Stone
One large stone cut into nine, engraved with the laws of the game in different languages. Four stones stay on Parker’s Piece, the others travel to five countries across the planet in a cultural exchange.
For centuries, Parker's Piece has been used for sport, recreation and public events. But where do you play football? Share your stories, photographs and film about the beautiful game wherever it is played.
Brought Back to Cambridge
In 2018, football stories, images and sounds gathered from around the world will be displayed on Parker’s Piece as Cambridge’s stone marker is unveiled - celebrating the city’s role in the story of football.
On a recent night out with my family I was fortunate to meet some Spurs legends from the FA Cup glory years of the early 80’s Paul Miller, Steve Perryman, Ossie Ardiles and John Pratt (I’m in the middle with… Read More
The club shop at Mechelen could do with a coat of paint.
The arrow pointing to the sticker is so powerful! This was on a small residential street near Mechelen's ground
First match I every watched live - got the shirt to prove it.
Found on youtube. The World's fascination - from a Mexican perspective - with the early game and Parker's Piece. Looks like this one features Parkside School kids playing.