Walton & Hersham F.C.
is an English football club
located in Walton-on-Thames
, currently playing in the Isthmian League Division One South
. They play in a red and white home kit at Stompond Lane
Walton & Hersham was founded in 1945. At first, they played in the Corinthian League
, winning it three consecutive times from 1947 to 1949 (a league record). After the dissolution of the Corinthian League, they joined the Athenian League
, winning its Premier Division in 1969. Their biggest highlight is winning the FA Amateur Cup
- For a detailed list of season standings, see List of Walton & Hersham F.C. seasons.
In 1945, after World War II
, Walton F.C.
amalgamated with Hersham F.C.
to form Walton & Hersham. The club joined the Corinthian League
, winning it first in the 1946–47 season and then again the following two seasons. They won the Surrey Senior Cup
in the 1947–48 season. They were elected to the Athenian League
for the 1950–51 season and won the Surrey Senior Cup again.
Walton & Hersham reached the FA Amateur Cup
semi-finals in 1951–52 They achieved their all-time record crowd when ten thousand spectators turned up to watch an FA Amateur Cup tie with Crook Town
. The team included defender C. R.... Read More