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  • The Origins and Development of Football in Ireland: Being a Reprint of R.M. Peter’s Irish Football Annual of 1880
  • Dewey Decimal Number: 796.33
  • No. of Copies: 2
  • Author: Richard M. Peter
  • Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation
  • Publication Date: 1999
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  • Publisher City: Belfast
  • No. of Pages: 178
  • ISBN: 9780901905932
  • Format: Hardcover
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Football, be it Gaelic, rugby, or soccer is unquestionably the most popular team sport in Ireland. Surprisingly, the modern codes of Gaelic, Rugby, and Assocation football in Ireland are little more than a century old. R.M. Peter's pioneering Annual was published in 1880. Reproduced here, it provides voluminous detail on more than 600 players and 50 clubs of the time: it is a mine of information for the sports enthusiast, the historian, the genealogist alike.
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