Assistance: Reside football scores on FlashScores give Premier League Scores and outcomes for more than 1000 football leagues, cups and tournaments. They had neither the time nor the inclination to engage in sport for recreation and, at the time, quite a few children were aspect of the labour force Feast day football played on the streets was in decline. Sheffield Football Club , founded in 1857 in the English city of Sheffield by Nathaniel Creswick and William Prest, was later recognised as the world’s oldest club playing association football. An illustration of the Calcio Fiorentino field and starting positions, from a 1688 book by Pietro di Lorenzo Bini.