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

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W. Gabie

I woke up in Ubud got on my scooter and decided to ride wherever the road took me. It was early and the sun was strong. The road glistened from the heavy rain the night before. I cruised up a… Read More

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848

Cambridge Rules 1848