Danny Hall Column: Remembering William Prest and Sir Nathaniel Creswick, founders of Sheffield FC and pioneers of the game we love

Brazilian legend Pele and Richard Tims, chairman of Sheffield FC, officially opening a display on the 150th anniversary of Club in 2007
Brazilian legend Pele and Richard Tims, chairman of Sheffield FC, officially opening a display on the 150th anniversary of Club in 2007
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They were the best friends who conspired to create a legacy and change the world; one a popular wine merchant in 19th century Sheffield who loved cricket, and the other a solicitor of a silver-plate company who later became a Knight.

Their names were William Prest and Sir Nathaniel Creswick, and their gift to us - and to the world - was football.