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.

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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.

Written in Stone

Interpreted Worldwide

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.

Interpreted Worldwide

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.

Brought Back to Cambridge

Al-Ahli SC

The song is performed by Al Ahli Sports Club fans, which is considered as one of the most beautiful song in the Libyan sport. This song has an attractive and lively rhythm that normally performs by two main groups in the stadiums.

Cambridge, Libya

Paul Sunder Singh


We have translated all the rules, both for the sculpture and the website.

I am Paul Sunder Singh from Chennai. I work for karunalaya.in and we will be part of the Street Child World Cup in 2018. We are also one of the recipients of a piece of the Cambridge Rules 1848 stone.… Read More



Chennai, India

Karim Hosny


All of the rules

I am Karim Hosny from the NAFAS project in Cairo we are going to be part of the Street Child World Cup to be held in Moscow in 2018. Our facebook page is here https://www.facebook.com/StreetChildWorldCupRio2014EgyptTeam Instagram nafas_eg



Cairo, Egypt

All 11 rules read by Drika and her team mates at Powerleague Manchester


All 11 of the original rules.


Brazilian Portuguese

Manchester, UK


Sampdoria fans walking up to the stadium before a game - it is like a slow funeral march

Sampdoria, Italy

Victor S

The Barca song which is sung before each home game

Barcelona, Spain


These girls singing are young age group players supporting the women's first team at a match. They always sing loud and proud.

Ghent, Belgium