1865 – Stretching of the goal post at a height of eight feet.
1866 – Introduction of the Offside rule
1869 – Introduction of goal-kicks.
1871 – The formation of the Football Association Cup was by Charles William Alcock.
1872 – Introduction of corner-kicks
1873 – Modification in the offside rule. As a result, an offside was now considered when a player passes the ball, and not when a player receives it
1875 – Introduction of the crossbar
1877 – Limitation of the match time to 90 minutes
1878 – The first use of whistle by the referees
1886 – Formation of the International Football Association Board by the combination of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland FAs
1891 – Introduction of Penalty kick
1894 – Referees get the complete control of a match
1902 – Modification of the penalty rule. Moreover, the introduction of the penalty box and penalty spot.
1904 – Foundation of FIFA in Paris