Woodbridge Town F.C., 01394 385308, Sports Club, Woodbridge

Woodbridge Town F.C. is an English football club based in Woodbridge, Suffolk. The club are currently members of the and play at Notcutts Park.HistoryWoodbridge Town F.C. was formed at a meeting held on 23 July 1885, and the first match was played between the club's own members on a pitch at Farlingaye Hall. The club's first match, against St Helens of Ipswich, resulted in a 10–0 victory. The Suffolk County Football Association was formed in the same year, and the club were a founder member, as well as winning the first Suffolk Senior Cup by beating Ipswich Town 3–1 in the final at Portman Road.In 1908–09 they won the Junior Cup by beating RFA Ipswich 2–1, and in 1912–13 were champions of the Ipswich and District League's Senior Division. They won the Junior Cup again in 1927, beating Southwold Town 4–2. In 1929 they reached the final of the Senior Cup, but lost 5–0 to Ipswich TownThe club struggled to find a permanent home, and played at five different grounds during the 1950s and 1960s. They won Division One of the Ipswich and District League and the Junior Cup in 1970–71. In 1977–78 they won the Senior Cup, beating Cranes 2–1.They were relegated in 1982–83, but returned to the Senior Division as Division One champions in 1986–87, also winning the Junior Cup. They won the Senior Division in 1988–89 (by which time it had become the Suffolk & Ipswich League), and were promoted to the newly established Division One of the Eastern Counties League. In 1990 the club bought a new ground to replace Kingston Field, and the opening game in October saw a crowd of around 3,000 attend for a friendly against Arsenal.

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Address & Contact

Street:
Notcutts Park, Fynn Road
City:
Woodbridge
Phone:
01394 385308
Website:
http://www.woodbridgetownfc.com
Category:
Sports Club

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