Sheffield Should Shout Loud & Proud About its Football History

Football exhibition, Chapel Walk, Sheffield untill 20th May.

1024-wide_crops_sheffield_01On Friday evening, From the Home of Football: An Exhibition by Goalsoul opens at on Chapel Walk with nibbles and a panel discussion. I’ll not even try to better the flyer description:

“Alongside its steel-producing heritage, Sheffield’s single most important contribution to the world is modern football. This cannot be overstated. It is the spiritual home of the modern game and boasts the world’s first and oldest football club in Sheffield FC; who, in 1857 compiled the game’s original rules and innovations document. These rules are, unarguably, the blueprint for the game we watch and play, today.

Goalsoul’s artwork pays homage to that heritage and the ongoing evolution of the world’s most popular sport. The work is a tribute the game’s diverse nature, through its rich history and eclectic cultural tapestry.”

That should have all Sheffield hearts beating with civic pride- but it should also beg a question. Why have…

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So many wonders of the world to write about on my blog wall. I'm an Oasis fan hence using wondewall as blog name.

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