Artists since the earliest days of football have turned their eyes towards the beautiful game.
Below are nine examples of the football art from days gone by.
|Thomas Webster, The Football Game (1839)|
|LS Lowry, The Football Match (1949)|
|Jeffrey Smart - The Vacant Lot (1947)|
|Thomas M.M. Hemy, Sunderland vs. Aston Villa (1895)|
Lady Butler, A London Irish at Loos (1916)
|William Reginald Howe Browne, Wembley (1923)|
|A painting showing football during the Tudor era has historians rethink of when the game was actually invented|
|Goal - Published in the Boy's Own Paper Circa 1890 antique prints|
|L.S. Lowry, Going to the Match (1923)|