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VoicePlus: scoring in all four divisions, recent British and Irish XIs and where did Jack Taylor’s 1974 World Cup final coin come from?Mail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Which team had the first away following in football?” tweets @djgcfum.
Which team had the first away following in football? | The Knowledge
Here’s Alasdair Brooks with quite an answer: “This is difficult, given the lack of verifiable records for the formative period of football, and the difficulty of deciding what constitutes ‘football’ (assuming that the question means ‘association football’) before the formal codification of a single set of rules, and deciding what constitutes an ‘away following’ in the 19th century.

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