What is the origin of the word ‘soccer’?

What is the origin of the word ‘soccer’?

The word soccer comes from an abbreviation of Association Football, which is the official name for the game. Association was abbreviated to assoc, which was shortened again to soc. And then in Rugby school they added the suffix -er: soccer. The suffix was adopted by Oxford University students and added to other shortened nouns. Rugger […]

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