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Cambridge: Football Statue
The design of a statue, to mark Cambridge's key role in the history of football, has been revealed.
The £88,000 statue of a referee [pictured - right] on Parker's Piece is designed to commemorate when Cambridge students invented the modern rules for the game in 1848.
The 'Cambridge Rules' were subsequently officially adopted by the Football Association.
The planned sculpture also has text of the rules written around the base.
It is expected to be placed on the corner of Parker's Piece, close to the Queen Anne Terrace Car Park and Parkside.
A consultation will be started later this month by Cambridge City Council to allow residents to comment on the proposed design.
The project is funded by contributions from developers.
Councillor Rod Cantrill, Executive Councillor for Arts, Sport and Public Place, said: "This project highlights Cambridge's key role in the development of football into the modern game we know today.
The artwork, inspired by the Cambridge Rules and where they were first played, underlines the importance of Parker's Piece, not just to Cambridge, but to the world."
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