Mansfield game will go ahead
The Silkmen have been charged with misconduct by the EFL and referred to a disciplinary commission, which has the power to impose “a full range of sanctions” if the club are found guilty.
Macclesfield are 15th in League Two with five wins from 16 games.
There were concerns the club may suffer the same fate as Bury, who were expelled from the league in August after failing. Macclesfield fielded six youth-team players and five loanees in their FA Cup first-round defeat to seventh-tier Kingstonian at the weekend.
Macclesfield have assured the EFL that Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two match against Mansfield will go ahead as scheduled. However, an EFL statement issued on Friday evening read: “Further to reports earlier today, the EFL has this evening received assurances from Macclesfield Town that their fixture with Mansfield Town on Saturday will go ahead as originally scheduled.”
Memphis Depay has called for action to be taken after Excelsior striker Ahmad Mendes Moreira walked off in a game after allegedly being racially abused by supporters.
Example: Moreira walks off in a game.
Moreira cupped his ears to the Den Bosch.
Den Bosch released a statement on Twitter saying they had launched an investigation and that the club condemns racism, while Depay tweeted that he was “sick and tired” of seeing such scenes and called on UEFA and the Dutch FA to act. He said: “I’m sick and tired to see these images over and over!”
1820 – 1870: Football (or soccer as the game is called in some parts of the world) has a long history. Football in its current form arose in England in the middle of the 19th century. But alternative versions of the game existed much earlier and are a part of the football history.
3000 B.C.:The first known examples of a team game involving a ball, which was made out of a rock, occurred in old Mesoamerican cultures for over 3,000 years ago.
1. According to the sources, the ball would symbolize the sun and the captain of the losing team would be sacrificed to the gods.
2. The first known ball game which also involved kicking took place In China.
3. Cuju was played with a round ball on an area of a square.
Other earlier variety of ball games had been known from Ancient Greece. The ball was made by shreds of leather filled with hair.
1871 – 1882: Other milestones were now to follow. Football Association Challenge Cup (FA Cup) became the first important competition when it was run in 1871. The match that involved England and Scotland ended 0-0 and was followed by 4,000 people at Hamilton Crescent (the picture shows illustrations from this occasion). The following year a match between two national teams was played for the first time. uis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore.
1883 – 1899: Twelve years later, in 1883, the first international tournament took place and included four national teams: England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Football was for a long time a British phenomenon, but gradually spread to other European countries.
1999 – 2019: In most parts of the world, football is used as the name for the “chess of the green pitch”, the biggest sport in the world. In the United States and Canada, however, soccer is used instead as a distinction from American football. A more formal name sometimes used is association football, but in popular speech, it is either football or soccer.
The Middle Ages saw a huge rise in popularity of annual Shrovetide football matches throughout Europe, particularly in England. An early reference comes from the 9th century Historia Brittonum, which describes “a party of boys … playing at ball”. References to a ball game played in northern France known as La Soule or Choule.
After lunch all the youth of the city go out into the fields to take part in a ball game. The students of each school have their own ball; the workers from each city craft are also carrying their balls.