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.
The stone for India as arrived at Karunalaya Social Centre, Chennai, India. The Karunalaya use football to help rehabilitate and protect street cheildren. The girls are excited to see it being installed in the playground where they practise their football… Read More
looking for space for our latest museum addition. Stephen, curator of the Liverpool football Club Museum.
Not an ordinary weekend in Liverpool. 2 hours before kick-off in the champions league final 2019 - we were crowded in the beer garden of the Sandon Pub - famous as the birthplace of Liverpool FC and just yards away… Read More
Every year three families travel to Scotland for a holiday at Easter and during that break the annual football tournament takes place – mums and sons V fathers and daughters – each location is often beautiful, and invariably the matches… Read More