Poole Town F.C.
is a football
club based in Poole
. They were established in 1890 and joined the Western League
Division Two in 1930. They won the Western League
title in 1957 and reached the First Round Proper of the FA Cup
four times in their history. They are currently members of the Southern Football League
Division One South & West. They play at Tatnam, Poole, and finished the 2008-09 season as Double Winners - Champions and Dorset Senior Cup Winners. In 2009/10 they became Back-to-Back Champions of the Wessex Premier League and completed an unprecedented treble winning the League
for the 3rd time in a row in 2010/2011.
Poole Town were formed when two local teams, Poole Hornets
and Poole Rovers
, merged in 1890. Both teams had been in existence since 1880. Poole joined the Dorset
League in 1896 then the Hampshire League
in 1903. The club enjoyed success in the Dorset Senior Cup
in their early years, winning it for the fifth time in 1907.
After several season without football because of the First World War, the club began playing again in the 1919-20 season under the name Poole & St. Marys
. They changed their name back to Poole FC
after one season. Poole joined the Western League
Poole won the Dorset Senior Cup again in 1926, the club also turned......