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FootballThe solution to this downside was usually that the match be divided into two halves, one half performed by the rules of the host “house” college, and the other half by the visiting “away” college. In 1862, J. C. Thring, who had been one of the driving forces behind the original Cambridge Guidelines, was a master at Uppingham Faculty and he issued his own rules of what he referred to as “The Simplest Sport” (these are also known as the Uppingham Rules).

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