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

Mike Dunn

You’re never too old for football. If you’re over 50, try Walking Football. I play twice a week for Northampton Town Walking Football club. Great exercise and perfect for anyone with football in their blood. The picture is at a… Read More

Northampton , England

Felix

The tennis net certainly adds a new element to classic five-a-side.

Manchester, UK

Martin Russell

Matabeleland fan collecting funds for their CONIFA 2018 appearance at Haringay Borough. The only football ground on White Hart Lane.

London, UK

Sylvester Peters

Here at Fisher's ground watching Punjab against Cascadia in the CONIFA cup, with a view of the Isle of Dogs in the background

London, UK

Back Garden Goalpost, Cockfield

Chairs positioned as a wall for free kick practice, black top on the ground where the penalty spot should be and a broken window. A picture tells a thousands words...

Cockfield nr Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom

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Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848

Jo Scholar

We had great afternoon playing football with our young friends here. This is their pitch which we found in the village. Three of us were in Ghana teaching art at a football Academy near Accra.

Cape 3 Points, Ghana

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