Ebenezer Cobb Morley JP

Died aged 93

Ebenezer Cobb Morley (16 August 1831 – 20 November 1924) was an English sportsman. He is regarded as one of the fathers of the Football Association (FA) and modern football.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

The Football Association was formed on the proposal of Ebenezer Cobb Morley at the Freemasons' Tavern, which stood on this site. The modern game of football was born on this day. 26 October 1863

Great Queen Street, London, United Kingdom where they founded (1863)

Commemorating the Founding Fathers of football to mark the 150th anniversary of the The Football Association Formed 26 October 1863

Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom where they was (1863)

Ebenezer Cobb Morley 1831-1924 codifier of the rules of Association Football and founding father of the Football Association. Believed to have been born at 10 Garden Square, Mason Street close to this building

Worship Street, Kingston Upon Hull, United Kingdom where they was born near (1831)