Shepshed FC 1887-88: Back Row, F Elliott (Referee), A. Smith, W Danvers, J. Waring, E. Savage. Centre Row, J. Bennett, S. Waldon, A. Kidger, W. Johnson. Front Row, E. Needham, J. Newbold, T. Cotton.

Read for the first time the untold story behind Leicestershire’s first football competition – the Leicestershire Football Association Challenge Cup 1887-88 – the drama, the protests, the controversy and of course the goals! This provides a fascinating insight into the birth of the beautiful game in Leicestershire.

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