Secret London: Fulham
Little Known Facts about Fulham
Notable residents of Fulham include Brian May, Sir Roger Moore and Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe.
The former Lillie Bridge sports ground (situated near to where Stamford Bridge stadium is today) played host to the first ever amateur boxing matches in 1867. Cups for this were supplied by the Marquess of Queensberry, which is why the rules in boxing are called the Queensberry Rules.
Fulham has appeared in numerous films including The Omen and The L-Shaped Room. Fulham Broadway Tube Station was used in Sliding Doors.
Founded in 1879, Fulham FC is the oldest professional football team in London.