It is interesting to find out which teams are the oldest football clubs in the world.
Age of a football club is one of the most intriguing aspects of a club's identity.
Below are list of the 10 oldest clubs in the world.
10. WREXHAM FC - 1864
Wrexham association football club was established in 1864. The Dragons or the town as they are nicknamed, play in the National League the fifth tier of English football. They are popularly known for beating Arsenal in FA cup In 1992.
9. CIVIL SERVICE FC - 1863
civil service football club is an English football club established 152 years ago in 1863. They are based in the city of London.
8. ROYAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION FC - 1863
The Royal engineer association football club is one of the most oldest association football teams. The club was created under leadership of major Francis marindin. They won the FA Cup in 1875.
7. STOKE CITY - 1863
Stoke city is the most popular club in the list of the oldest football clubs In the world . The club was originally called stoke Ramblers when it was founded in 1863, then the name was changed to stoke city in 1925.
6. NOTTS COUNTY - 1862
Is a professional football club based in Nottingham, England. They said to have been founded in 1862. Notts county is widely acknowledge as the oldest as the oldest football team in the world now playing at professional level.
5. HALLAM FC - 1860
Is an English club that was founded in 1860. They are known to have won the first organized tournament, the younda Cup.
4. CRAY WANDERERS - 1860
The English cub based in Bromley, Greater London was claimed to have been established in 1860. They are currently playing in the isthmian league, south Division.
3. LIMA CFC - 1859
Lima cricket and football club is the only non-English club in the list of the oldest football clubs in the world. They based in Peru, and claimed to have been founded in 1859 by city British community.
2. SHIEFFIELD FC - 1857
Is an English football club established 1857. They currently play in the Northern premier league.
1. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY AFC - 1856 OR 1857
the club is said to be the oldest club in football history, having been founded in 163 or 16 years ago.
Is an English club which represent university of CAMBRIDGE.
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