• Thu, 18. Jan. 2018

    Shaw hoping enforced break will help against Daniels

    This Saturday sees the return of football to The Coach & Horses where Sheffield FC host the promotion hunting Stamford AFC, writes Luke Phelps.With just 1 loss in 4 now, Sheffield FC are beginning to pull away from the end of the table but it...
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  • Wed, 17. Jan. 2018

    Development Officer Vacancy

    Wath Comprehensive SchoolFootball Development Officer Band G - £23,398 - £25,951 pa Permanent37 hours per weekFull timeWe require an energetic, enthusiastic and proactive Football Development Officer who will work on behalf of Wath...
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  • Mon, 15. Jan. 2018

    Cain Away With England WU19s At Algarve Cup

    Sheffield FC Ladies’ forward Hannah Cain travels to Portugal this coming week to represent England WU19s at the Algarve Cup.The week-long trip will include three matches, kicking off with an evening match against Norway on Wednesday 17 January.The...
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Welcome to Sheffield FC – the World’s First Football Club


In the year of 1857 William Prest and Nathaniel Creswick founded the first football club in the world.
Two pioneers, that developed new rules and laws for a game to play with friends of all ages in the community. Early both gentlemen saw the power of football to connect people with grace, happiness
and respect for one another. Starting with the inventions of 1857, football became a strong social
and emotional basement for the citizens of Sheffield - and is today the world's greatest game.

Throughout history, our club Sheffield FC has always played football at amateur level. When the first
professional league was founded in 1885, the club wasn’t strong enough to compete with the newly formed and paid pro-teams and so decided to set up the first official amateur competition in football.

Being proud of our status as true amateur club, we have developed a grass roots environment with
more than 12 teams – from an under 14 girls’ team to over 35 and Ex Sheffield Players – a place for
every football enthusiast, living within the region of Sheffield.

To preserve our heritage and the nature of football, our club has founded its own foundation in 2010. Therewith the club will never invest in future players, but in different local and global projects to
spread the true values of the game: Integrity, Respect and Community.

On the following pages you will find more information to the topics mentioned above as well as to
further interesting content about the Club. And in case you want to get closer to football’s first club,
contact our chairman and come on over to visit us at the Home of Football, back in little Sheffield.

Yours in Football,
Sheffield FC