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Five changes which helped to transform football

Today, the sport is a multi-billion pound industry which enjoys huge levels of popularity all over the world, but how did football get where it is today? As it happens, a number of major rule changes, amendments to the playing environment and inclusion of new technology have all served to help bring the game forward. Here are five prime examples:

The offside rule

Its introduction was not long after the game was first invented, but it has been changed several times in order to either make it more simple or challenging. Continue reading