Remembering the world’s first ever football league matches of 1888….

#OneThisDay: The full results from 8 Sep 1888 - the first ever set of league football matches anywhere in the world!

On 8th September 1888, the first ever football league matches anywhere in the world were played. Above are the results. That was some 128 years ago. In today’s EPL, you only have Everton, Stoke and West Brom. The rest of these teams are in the lower leagues.

 

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