Top 10 Oldest Active Football Clubs In The World

2. Hallam F.C. (1860)


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Dating back to 1860, this 156 years old football club is the 2nd oldest football club recognized by the footballing community. It was originally founded as a cricket club back in 1804. The club also participates in one of the oldest ever rivalries ever in footballing history with Sheffield FC, and the first match they played against them professionally was in 1867. Very much to their fan’s liking, the club won their first ever rivalry match. Their home matches are played in the historic Sandygate. Fun fact: The Sandygate is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest ever sports ground in the world till date.

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