Come join us on 25th March 2018 at the all-weather pitches in Battersea Park, London to kick off The Ball 2018 on its way to the World Cup in Russia.
10:00: Meet @ All Weather Sports Pitches @ Battersea Park (see map below)
10:15 to 11:45: Fair-play Football Session (Brought to you by the Spirit of Football Germany Team)
12:00: Presentations @ the plaque (5 minute walk from All Weather Sports Pitches)
Speeches from Spirit of Football, FES, RBS, Equal Playing Field etc.
The Unveiling of The Ball 2018
St Mary’s School Choir sing the FA Anthem
Walk to grass football pitch.
12:30: Original 1863 FA Rules explained by Christian Wach (English) and Robert Pohlig (German)
12:45: Kick-off of The Ball 2018
First Half played with the Original 1863 Rules Football
Second half to modern rules
Written by Christian Wach on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018