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

Manchester, UK

Cambridge Rules 1848: an interview with the artists

An Interview with the artists Neville Gabie and Alan Ward exploring the Cambridge Rules commission.

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English

Cambridge, UK

History of Football, The Cambridge Rules by Mexican TV AZTEC

Found on youtube. The World's fascination - from a Mexican perspective - with the early game and Parker's Piece. Looks like this one features Parkside School kids playing.

Cambridge, UK

Italian youtube of the early games at Parker’s Piece

Here's a little film we found on youtube that shows a recreation of an early game.

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English

Cambridge, UK

Jessica Hutting

Jambore Futsal Anak (JFA) adalah ajang kompetisi, persahabatan, dan kampanye hak anak. Jambore Futsal Anak dimulai pertama kali pada 6-7 Desember 2014 yang diselenggarakan di Yayasan Kampus Diakoneia Modern (KDM), Bekasi dan diinisiasi setelah KDM menjadi bagian dari proyek Street… Read More

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Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia

The lucky mascots of Ghent Ladies

The day @kaagentladies won their first trophy. Myself and Neville worked with the Gent Womens team on a seperate project called Ladies of Gent. During that period we visited several times and never saw them lose a match - in… Read More

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English

Mechelen, Belgium

Aurélien Kopp

Voici Paul Pogba, un jouer que j'apprécie beaucoup et qui joue au même poste que moi. Mais il y a d'autre joueurs qui m'ont marqué, comme Fernando Torres, Julian Draxler et Coutinho Je me rappelle d'un match à Berlin, quand… Read More

AJW

Video of the Cambridge Rules 1848 block of granite being split at the quarry it came from in Portugal.

Nr. Carapito, Portugal

Rodolfo Silva

Boavista Stadium Manager and youth team player Rodolfo Silva talks about his experiences with the club from the centre of the pitch. He was a striker. @boavistaoficial

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Spoken in English

Porto, Portugal