Football’s Oldest Derby takes place for the 157th year this Sunday

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Friday 28th July

The World’s Oldest Football Derby will once again take place on Sunday 30th July as Sheffield FC face Hallam FC. Now in its 157th year, the derby was first played on Boxing Day 1860 under the original “gentleman’s rules” and is a celebration of football’s true and original values of Integrity, Respect & Community. 

Once again promoting fan accessibility, Sheffield FC are offering adult entry to the match alongside partners Classic Football Shirts for just £3 adults and £1 concessions. 

Sheffield FC Chairman Richard Tims, when talking about the game stated: “It’s a great derby and a great tradition, one which has forever been based on football’s original values of Integrity, Respect & Community. The 157th derby year is particularly special for us with Sheffield FC turning 160 years old in less than a 100 days time. We can’t wait for the match and celebrating football’s history once again for fans all across the world”.