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University challenge...First international Foot...Ball match.<br />
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The world's oldest matchday football programme which had been left hidden inside a scrapbook for more than 100 years is tipped to sell for £30,000 at auction. <br />
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Dating from December 1873 and still in pristine condition, it was printed ahead of the first overseas international game ever played.<br />
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This was an encounter between the prestigious Eton and Yale colleges which was hosted at the American students' campus in New Haven, Connecticut. <br />
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The card document featuring the teams' starting XI and space to fill in the score was produced more than a decade before programmes became a regular fixture at high profile games in England. <br />
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It is being sold by Graham Budd auctions in London on November 7.