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A rare glimpse, on film, of a football game and …

June 27th, 2012 by

A rare glimpse, on film, of a football game and its supporters in Rotherham, England, 110 years ago… thanks to Mitchell and Kenyon, observers and filmmakers of the day.

Rotherham Town v Thornhill (1902)

This film is part of the Mitchell and Kenyon collection – an amazing visual record of everyday life in Britain at the beginning of the twentieth century. For…

The Fans will be Friends Ball … in Lviv… …

June 24th, 2012 by

The Fans will be Friends Ball … in Lviv… reliving the very first game of football in the Ukraine and Poland back in 1894…

Spirit of Football- ein Ball reist zur EM: Lemberg

Lviv, 18.06.12: Kiew, 17.06.12: Sie sind unterwegs zur Fußball-EM 2012. Das Team von Spirit of Football zeigt, dass Fußball verbindet und Sprachbarrieren loc…

The Ball 2010 was excellent proof of the …

June 19th, 2012 by

The Ball 2010 was excellent proof of the durability and repairability of Alive and Kicking’s african made leather balls… it was repaired 4 times with 7 patches and 2 bladders replaced… so thousands could play with it on its epic overland journey from England to South Africa for the FIFA World Cup 2010.
Our German crew, SOF Germany, were so impressed that they have taken another ball on a journey from the home of football in Germany to EURO 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. If your German language skills are up to scratch you can read the whole story here…
http://www.thueringer-allgemeine.de/web/zgt/thema/-/specific/EM-Reise-142236535

Our partner who made The Ball 2010, Alive and …

June 19th, 2012 by

Our partner who made The Ball 2010, Alive and Kicking, reach yet more people in Zambia with a roadshow to highlight the positive steps that can be taken when living with HIV/Aids.

http://www.aliveandkicking.org/over-5000-people-benefit-from-ak-zambias-hivaids-roadshow-at-the-halfway-stage/

Friendship on the streets of Kiev with SoF Germany …

June 17th, 2012 by

Friendship on the streets of Kiev with SoF Germany entourage and traditional Ukrainian musicians…

Spirit of Football e.V.

Spontanes Konzert auf dem Parkplatz im Europa Dorf in Kiew.

Pub Research… got it. If you are in Lviv …

June 17th, 2012 by

Pub Research… got it. If you are in Lviv tomorrow come
and join SoF Germany for a game in Stryis’ky Park at 6.30 pm:-)

Research question

June 17th, 2012 by

Research question: Spirit of Football Germany is in Lviv and wants to visit the exact place where the first game of football was played in 1894… anyone know the location?

One Ball One World – Ukraine Country style

June 16th, 2012 by

One Ball One World – Ukraine Country style:-)

Here’s a group of British folk who run coaching …

June 15th, 2012 by

Here’s a group of British folk who run coaching and building projects within the host countries of major football competitions. Congratulations Kev, you’re really bringing people together in the spirit of the game.

http://www.lionsraw.org/article_detail.asp?ContentID=500

Queen’s ball

June 15th, 2012 by

Queen’s ball

The Ball 2014 left England on 9th Jan 2014 and headed to the World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Ball 2010 left England on 24th Jan 2010 headed to the Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Ball 2006 travelled from London to the Opening Ceremony in Munich, Germany.

The Ball 2002 was carried 7000 miles across Europe and Asia to the World Cup finals in Korea & Japan.