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1878 In Association Football

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1878 In Association Football

The following are the association football events of the year 1878 throughout the world.


  • Events 1
    • Clubs founded in 1878 1.1
    • England 1.2
    • Scotland 1.3
  • National Championship Winners 2
    • England 2.1
    • Scotland 2.2
    • Wales 2.3
  • International tournaments 3
  • Births 4
  • Deaths 5
  • References 6


  • October 14 - First ever floodlit football match takes place at Bramall Lane, Sheffield between teams chosen by the Sheffield Association and local clubs.[1]

Clubs founded in 1878



National Championship Winners




Vale of Leven



International tournaments




  1. ^ Farnworth, Keith (1983). Wednesday!. Sheffield City Libraries.  
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