Our Special Sports Newspapers – The British Newspaper Archive Blog


Our Special Sports Newspapers

Sports news is a staple of any newspaper.  And you will find sports news in all of our newspapers.  We also have eleven titles dedicated specifically to sport.  Whether your interests run to cricket, horse racing, athletics, or football we have the newspaper for you!  We have sporting titles from England, Ireland, and Scotland dating from 1823 to 1957.

Each sports title has its own title page. Title pages give you details about the history of the title and our holdings. Click on each of the images below to explore our sports title in more detail and read a sample issue for FREE (found on the left-hand side of the title page).

The Sportsman
Sports Argus
Star Green ‘Un
The Sporting Times
Irish Racing Calendar
The Scottish Referee
The Sporting Life
Cricket and Football Field
Bells Life in London and Sporting Chronicle
Athletic News
Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News


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1 comments On Our Special Sports Newspapers

  • I think the report of any major British sporting event, whether it be the “thrill of victory” or “the agony of defeat”, can be found in original and historic newspapers. Whether we collect baseball cards,Legend boxer, Notre Dame or Penn State football collectibles, or prints of your favorite athletes, rare newspapers are sure to enhance our collection.Thanks for shearing this kind of worlk

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