Relive History with Grey Cup Central | Edmonton Eskimos
 
 
Dale MacMillan

TORONTO -- As excitement builds for the 100th Grey Cup in Toronto, the Canadian Football League today officially unveiled a brand new site that gives fans a chance to look back at the 99 games that make up the game's illustrious history.

Grey Cup Central (http://cfl.ca/greycupcentral) offers editorial and multimedia content for every Grey Cup ever played with a timeline view allowing users to scan through decades with ease.

From the first Grey Cup in 1909, through the war years and into classic encounters such as the Ice Bowl in 1977, Snow Bowl in 1996, and the double-overtime thriller in 2005, Grey Cup Central weaves together the most dramatic contests in Canadian Football history.

Highlights from the new website include footage from the first Grey Cup ever played, footage from the first Grey Cup Festival and rare photos and memorabilia from the past 100 years. Fans can also participate by stating whether they watched the game on TV or attended it in person.

Other features of the site include:

• Era specific photos, videos and articles
• 99 Grey Cup plates
• 99 team winning photographs
• 73 Grey Cup programs
• 33 Grey Cup tickets
• 28 Grey Cup rings
• Scores, stats, award winners, attendance, venue location and more

In cooperation with the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and variety of other groups, the CFL is proud to offer this resource to fans and media across the country and eager to support the discussion as the 100th Grey Cup in Toronto approaches.