Truro City F.C.
are an English professional football
club based in Truro
, in the United Kingdom
. They currently play in the Conference South
following five promotions in six seasons. They were founding members of the South Western League
in 1951 and won the title five times in their history. Apart from a three season spell in the 1970s, when they played in the Cornwall Combination
after losing their ground as part of a by-pass development, they remained in the South Western League until 2006, when they joined the Western Football League
, achieving promotion from Division One to the Premier Division in their first season. On 23 April 2011 they were crowned champions of Southern League Premier Division and were promoted to Conference South
Truro were FA Cup
regulars through the 1950s, but have been sporadic entrants since and returned to the competition for the 2006–07 season for the first time in 13 years.
In 1889 Truro City became one of the founding members of the Cornwall County Football Association
(CCFA). Later in 1889, they played their first game at Truro College
against Penzance, winning 7–1. They then switched to Tolgarrick for their future games. Six years later in 1895, they won their first trophy, the Cornwall Senior Cup
, beating Launceston 5–0.
In the 1930s Truro left Cornish football for a time, joining the Plymouth and District League, which they went on to win in 1936–37, however as a result of this... Read More