Woodbridge Town F.C.
is an English football
club based in Woodbridge
. The club are currently members of the Eastern Counties League
Premier Division and play at Notcutts Park.
The club is affiliated to the Suffolk County FA
Woodbridge 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. TheSuffolk 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 Town
The 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 winnig the Junior Cup. They won the Senior Division in 1988–89 (by which time it... Read More