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Alternative Olympic Sports: Royal Shrovetide Football in Derbyshire

ALTERNATIVE Olympic Sports: Royal Shrovetide Football match in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The Royal Shorvetide Football match occurs annually on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday in the town of Ashbourne. It has been played since at least the 12th Century.

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Posted: 21st, February 2012 | In: Sports | Comment