Yes, football caused riots in medieval England, too.

Submitted by ctcamp on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 1:00pm

Scholars of sport have long known that football -- or soccer, for you Americans -- was played in the fifteenth century. However, local historians in easetern England recently discovered an account of a 1320 football game (known as "campyng" or "campball") that may have ended rather nastily. The court document reported