The original purpose of this football website was to provide errata and updates for the Scottish F.A. Challenge Cup reference book The Beautiful Dribbling Game.

Although this publication boasts the most accurate coverage of seasons 1873 – 1899 in terms of tie dates, venues, results and cup draw information, it  also captures the era by providing some 500+ match reports, S.F.A. Committee Meeting, protests and other trivia references. See Book Info.


A special thanks to Steve Bartrick (Ancestry Images) for permission to use his scanned image of Pictorial World’s “Football Match at Dumbarton: Dumbarton v Queen’s Park” engraving as the basis of my header etc.