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.
Whilst on a cycling holiday in Albania I saw this well used pitch, with a wonderful mountain range in the background. So I stopped to take a picture for the website.
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
The tennis net certainly adds a new element to classic five-a-side.
Matabeleland fan collecting funds for their CONIFA 2018 appearance at Haringay Borough. The only football ground on White Hart Lane.
Here at Fisher's ground watching Punjab against Cascadia in the CONIFA cup, with a view of the Isle of Dogs in the background
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...
I attended the unveiling of the Cambridge Rules 1848 sculpture on Parker's Piece on Saturday 12th May 2018 and was so impressed, that it prompted me to make a contribution to the website. I was very fortunate to be a… Read More