The game of football was introduced in the subcontinent during the British Raj, when many football clubs were created. Initially, army teams played the game but later local civilians also participated in league and competitive matches.
This match is dated 1909 in the negative, and was a popular postcard. The game was played on the field just below Murree's Holy Trinity Church. and must have been an important match among British Indian teams. From the raised hands, it appears as if a goal was just scored in the foreground.