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Sheffield FC v Queen’s Park - The World’s First Centenary Match
Ticket for the World’s first centenary game held at Bramall Lane on 24th October 1957. I’ve ran the image through a couple of filters to tart it up a bit. You can view the original here and also have a butchers at the matchday programme.

Sheffield FC v Queen’s Park - The World’s First Centenary Match

Ticket for the World’s first centenary game held at Bramall Lane on 24th October 1957. I’ve ran the image through a couple of filters to tart it up a bit. You can view the original here and also have a butchers at the matchday programme.


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24th October - Happy Birthday Sheffield FC

Sheffield FC - The World’s first football club is 154 years old today. (24/10/11)

Here’s a selection of programme covers from landmark games in the club’s history. First up we have the the game against Scotland’s oldest club that was played on 24th October 1957 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the club. Then in 1977 came the club’s finest modern-day moment. A visit to Wembley to play in the FA Vase final. Manchester Utd provided the opposition for the 125th anniversary game whilst Inter Milan, who including World Cup winner Marco Materazzi and a certain Marco Balotelli in their line-up, made the trip to Sheffield to play in the 150th anniversary game. 

Sheffield FC v Queen’s Park 1957

<Sheffield FC v Queen's Park - Centenary Celebration Match 1957

Sheffield FC celebrate their 100th birthday.


Held at Bramall Lane on the 24th October 1957. Exactly 100 years to the day that Sheffield FC were officially founded. This match versus Queen’s Park of Scotland is the World’s first ever football club centenary celebration fixture.

Bramall Lane was also the venue for Sheffield FC’s 125th anniversary match against Manchester United and the 150 years celebration game against Inter Milan.

Sheffield FC v Manchester United 1982Sheffield FC v Inter Milan 2007