DARWEN


1880-81   F.A. Cup semi-finalists
1889-90   Founder member of Football Alliance
1891-92   Elected into Football League
1892-93   Not re-elected into First Division, but elected as a founder
          member of Football League Division Two
          Promoted after Test Match (Darwen 3 Notts County 2)
1893-94   Relegated after Test Match (Small Heath 3 Darwen 1)
1899      Did not seek re-election to Football League
1899-00   Joined Lancashire League
1901-02   Lancashire League Champions
1902-03   Lancashire League runner-up (on goal average)
1903-04   Joined Lancashire Combination Division One
1905-06   Lancashire Combination runner-up
1909      Relegated to Division Two
1914      Left Lancashire Combination
1920-21   Rejoined Lancashire Combination
1930-31   Lancashire Combination Champions
1931-32   Lancashire Combination Champions (2nd time)
1963      Relegated to Division Two
1965-66   Promoted to Division One
1967      Relegated to Division Two
1967-68   Lancashire Combination Division Two runner-up
1971-72   Lancashire Combination Champions (3rd time)
1973-74   Lancashire Combination runner-up (on goal average)
1974-75   Lancashire Combination Champions (4th time)
1975-76   Joined Cheshire County League
1981-82   Two points deducted
1982-83   Founder members of North West Counties League
1984      Relegated to Division Two
1984-85   Escaped relegation thanks to Padiham having two points deducted
1986-87   Promoted to Division One
1998      Demoted to Division Two due to ground gradings
2003-04   Three points deducted
2004-05   Nine points deducted
2008-09   Division Two renamed Division One
2009      Left North West Counties League

SEASON    LEAGUE     P    W    D    L    F    A    P      POS

1889-90   F ALL     22   10    2   10   70   75   22      6/12
1890-91   F ALL     22   10    3    9   64   59   23      6/12
1891-92   FL        26    4    3   19   38  112   11     14/14
1892-93   FL-2      22   14    2    6   60   36   30      3/12
1893-94   FL-1      30    7    5   18   37   83   19     15/16
1894-95   FL-2      30   16    4   10   74   43   36      6/16
1895-96   FL-2      30   12    6   12   72   67   30      9/16
1896-97   FL-2      30   14    0   16   67   61   28     11/16
1897-98   FL-2      30    6    2   22   31   76   14     15/16
1898-99   FL-2      34    2    5   27   22  141    9     18/18
1899-00   LANCS     28   13   10    5   56   31   36      5/15
1900-01   LANCS     20   10    3    7   40   25   23      4/11
1901-02   LANCS     24   18    6    0   78   16   42      1/13
1902-03   LANCS     22   15    1    6   68   21   31      2/12
1903-04   LAN C-1   34   19    7    8   79   45   45      5/18
1904-05   LAN C-1   34   14   10   10   55   49   38      5/18
1905-06   LAN C-1   38   19    9   10   81   64   47      2/20
1906-07   LAN C-1   38   17    8   13   60   55   42      7/20
1907-08   LAN C-1   38   11    8   19   52   85   30     16/20
1908-09   LAN C-1   38   13    5   20   41   85   31     17/20
1909-10   LAN C-2   38   15    6   17   71   68   36     11/20
1910-11   LAN C-2   38   13    3   22   59   91   29     17/20
1911-12   LAN C-2   30    9    3   18   34   84   21     13/16
1912-13   LAN C-2   34    9    5   20   53   85   23     14/18
1913-14   LAN C-2   34   15    6   13   66   65   36      8/18

1920-21   LAN C     34   17   10    7   79   51   44      4/18
1921-22   LAN C     34   21    3   10   75   51   45      4/18
1922-23   LAN C     34   17    9    8   77   60   43      3/18
1923-24   LAN C     38   19    8   11   84   63   46      3/20
1924-25   LAN C     36   17   11    8   64   35   45      3/19
1925-26   LAN C     38   18    4   16   93   75   40      9/20
1926-27   LAN C     38   15    6   17   89   98   36     11/20
1927-28   LAN C     38   10    6   22   68  104   26     19/20
1928-29   LAN C     38   17    5   16   84   82   39     11/20
1929-30   LAN C     38   22    4   12   93   62   48      4/20
1930-31   LAN C     38   23    7    8  116   55   53      1/20
1931-32   LAN C     36   24    7    5  104   43   55      1/19
1932-33   LAN C     38   22    5   11  119   67   49      4/20
1933-34   LAN C     38   20    7   11  122   72   47      5/20
1934-35   LAN C     38   19    6   13  119   83   44      7/20
1935-36   LAN C     40   21    3   16  104   77   45      8/21
1936-37   LAN C     40   24    7    9  106   63   55      3/21
1937-38   LAN C     42   19    9   14  103   85   47      7/22
1938-39   LAN C     42   18    6   18  116   87   42     13/22

1945-46   LAN C     22    9    7    6   50   48   25      5/12
1946-47   LAN C     42   14    6   22   84  122   34     18/22
1947-48   LAN C-1   42   12    9   21   60   91   33     16/22
1948-49   LAN C-1   42   21    7   14   81   65   49      5/22
1949-50   LAN C-1   42   13   11   18   55   66   37     17/22
1950-51   LAN C-1   42   12   12   18   62   79   36     14/22
1951-52   LAN C-1   42   16    5   21   60   83   37     16/22
1952-53   LAN C-1   42   19   11   12   88   65   49      3/22
1953-54   LAN C-1   40   18    9   13   80   49   45      5/21
1954-55   LAN C-1   42   15   13   14   64   79   43     12/22
1955-56   LAN C-1   38   13    8   17   66   85   34     13/20
1956-57   LAN C-1   38   11    5   22   62   88   27     19/20
1957-58   LAN C-1   42   14    6   22   71  104   34     18/22
1958-59   LAN C-1   42   16    6   20   75   93   38     14/22
1959-60   LAN C-1   42   10   11   21   57   86   31     20/22
1960-61   LAN C-1   42    7    2   33   45  121   16     22/22
1961-62   LAN C-1   42    8    9   25   56  119   25     19/22
1962-63   LAN C-1   42    5    6   31   41  117   16     21/22
1963-64   LAN C-2   34   14   10   10   77   59   38      9/18
1964-65   LAN C-2   32   15    5   12   63   58   35     11/17
1965-66   LAN C-2   26   15    2    9   52   33   32      3/14
1966-67   LAN C-1   42    6   12   24   56  102   24     21/22
1967-68   LAN C-2   32   21    6    5   72   35   48      2/17
1968-69   LAN C     42   17    9   16   59   64   43      8/22
1969-70   LAN C     38   15   11   12   78   67   41     10/20
1970-71   LAN C     30   10    6   14   44   57   26     11/16
1971-72   LAN C     28   10    6   12   48   57   26      9/15
1972-73   LAN C     38   30    4    4  105   39   64      1/20
1973-74   LAN C     38   24   10    4   89   38   58      2/20
1974-75   LAN C     38   26    8    4   97   36   60      1/20
1975-76   CHES      42    9    7   26   49   89   25     20/22
1976-77   CHES      42   10    8   24   50   81   28     19/22
1977-78   CHES      42   14    6   22   50   68   34     15/22
1978-79   CHES-1    42   15    9   18   52   53   39     15/22
1979-80   CHES-1    38   12   12   14   41   52   36     10/20
1980-81   CHES-1    38    8   10   20   46   74   26     17/20
1981-82   CHES-1    38   16   10   12   63   62   40 *    7/20
1982-83   NWC-1     38   17   12    9   68   46   46      6/20
1983-84   NWC-1     38    2    2   34   29  111    6     20/20
1984-85   NWC-2     34    7    6   21   32   62   20     16/18
1985-86   NWC-2     34    8    8   18   48   57   24     15/18
1986-87   NWC-2     34   15    8   11   45   47   38      6/18
1987-88   NWC-1     34   14   10   10   55   45   38      7/18
1988-89   NWC-1     34   19    9    6   64   36   47      5/18
1989-90   NWC-1     34   15    9   10   40   34   54      6/18
1990-91   NWC-1     36    9   11   16   44   62   38     16/19
1991-92   NWC-1     34   10   11   13   56   55   41     10/18
1992-93   NWC-1     42   14   10   18   54   61   52     17/22
1993-94   NWC-1     42   12    8   22   38   61   44     16/22
1994-95   NWC-1     42   14    5   23   65   82   47     17/22
1995-96   NWC-1     42    9   10   23   57   77   37     19/22
1996-97   NWC-1     42    9   10   23   49   82   37     21/22
1997-98   NWC-1     42    6   13   23   42   93   31     21/22
1998-99   NWC-2     36   13   12   11   64   53   51      8/19
1999-00   NWC-2     34   20    6    8   69   35   66      4/18
2000-01   NWC-2     38   16    7   15   72   66   55     11/20
2001-02   NWC-2     40   15   10   15   77   73   55     11/21
2002-03   NWC-2     34   14    7   13   59   64   49      8/18
2003-04   NWC-2     38   17   11   10   81   67   59 *    6/20
2004-05   NWC-2     36   13    5   18   39   56   35 *   16/19
2005-06   NWC-2     36   11    2   23   47   61   35     16/19
2006-07   NWC-2     34   14   10   10   56   45   52      7/18
2007-08   NWC-2     34   13    5   16   55   65   44     11/18
2008-09   NWC-1     34   11    7   16   51   74   40     13/18

F.A. CUP

1877-78   1     MANCHESTER                          H    3-0
          2     SHEFFIELD                           A    0-1
1878-79   1     BIRCH                               H    W/O
          2     EAGLEY                              H    0-0
          2r    EAGLEY                              A    4-1
          3     REMNANTS                            A    3-2
          QF    OLD ETONIANS                        N    5-5    @ Kennington Oval
          QFr   OLD ETONIANS                        N    2-2    @ Kennington Oval
          QFr2  OLD ETONIANS                        N    2-6    @ Kennington Oval
1879-80   1     EAGLEY                              A    1-0
          2     BLACKBURN ROVERS                    A    1-3
1880-81   2     SHEFFIELD                           A    5-1
          3     BYE
          4     SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY                 H    5-2
          QF    ROMFORD                             H   15-0
          SF    OLD CARTHUSIANS                     N    1-4    @ Kennington Oval
1881-82   2     ACCRINGTON                          H    3-1
          3     TURTON                              H    4-1
          4     BLACKBURN ROVERS                    A    1-5
1882-83   3     CHURCH                              A    2-2
          3r    CHURCH                              H    0-2
1884-85   3     BYE
          4     CHURCH                              A    0-3
1886-87   3     BOLTON WANDERERS                    H    4-3
          4     BYE
          5     CHIRK                               A    2-1
          QF    ASTON VILLA                         A    2-3
1887-88   3     WITTON                              H    1-1
          3r    WITTON                              A    2-0    @ Blackburn Rovers
          4     NOTTS RANGERS                       H    3-1
          5     BLACKBURN ROVERS                    H    0-3
1889-90   3Q    HALLIWELL                           H    4-1
          4Q    SOUTH SHORE                         A    0-2
1890-91   1     KIDDERMINSTER                       H    3-1    Replay ordered
          1r    KIDDERMINSTER                       H   13-0
          2     SUNDERLAND                          H    0-2
1891-92   1     BOOTLE{1}                           A    2-0
          2     ASTON VILLA                         A    0-2
1892-93   1     ASTON VILLA                         H    5-4
          2     GRIMSBY TOWN                        H    2-0
          QF    WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS             A    0-5
1893-94   1     DERBY COUNTY                        A    0-2
1894-95   1     WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS             H    0-0
          1r    WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS             A    0-2
1895-96   1     GRIMSBY TOWN                        H    0-2
1897-98   5Q    WIGAN COUNTY                        H    1-1
          5Qr   WIGAN COUNTY                        A    0-4
1900-01   5Q    SOUTHPORT CENTRAL                   A    1-1
          5Qr   SOUTHPORT CENTRAL                   H    2-0
          INT   WOOLWICH ARSENAL                    H    0-2
1901-02   5Q    SOUTHPORT CENTRAL                   A    2-2
          5Qr   SOUTHPORT CENTRAL                   H    2-2
          5Qr2  SOUTHPORT CENTRAL                   N    1-0    @ Bolton Wanderers
          INT   NORTHAMPTON TOWN                    A    1-4
1903-04   5Q    SOUTHPORT CENTRAL                   A    4-1
          INT   PRESTON NORTH END                   A    1-2
1905-06   4Q    CREWE ALEXANDRA                     A    0-2
1907-08   5Q    OLDHAM ATHLETIC                     A    1-8
1931-32   3Q    DETAILS REMOVED FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS
          4Q    DETAILS REMOVED FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS
          1     PETERBOROUGH & FLETTON UNITED       H    4-1
          2     CHESTER{1}                          H    2-1
          3     ARSENAL                             A    1-11
1932-33   1     HALIFAX TOWN                        A    0-2
1933-34   1     GATESHEAD{1}                        A    2-5
1934-35   1     BOSTON UNITED                       H    1-2
1935-36   1     SCARBOROUGH                         A    0-2
1938-39   4Q    DETAILS REMOVED FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS
1945-46   2Q    SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 H    2-2
          2Qr   SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 A    3-2
          3Q    CHORLEY                             A    0-1
1946-47   1Q    HORWICH R M I                       H    1-1
          1Qr   HORWICH R M I                       A    2-0
          2Q    WIGAN ATHLETIC                      A    2-1
          3Q    SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 A    1-1
          3Qr   SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 H    6-4
          4Q    LANCASTER CITY                      H    2-5
1947-48   1Q    FLEETWOOD                           H    1-3
1948-49   PRE   BARNOLDSWICK & DISTRICT             H    2-0
          1Q    ATHERTON COLLIERIES                 H    3-2
          2Q    ROSSENDALE UNITED                   A    0-4
1949-50   1Q    NELSON                              H    0-5
1950-51   PRE   CHORLEY                             A    2-1
          1Q    BACUP BOROUGH                       A    0-2
1951-52   PRE   STALYBRIDGE CELTIC                  A    2-2
          PREr  STALYBRIDGE CELTIC                  H    2-0
          1Q    LYTHAM                              A    3-1
          2Q    MOSSLEY                             H    1-0
          3Q    SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 A    1-1
          3Qr   SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 H    0-1
1952-53   1Q    ROSSENDALE UNITED                   A    0-2
1953-54   PRE   ROSSENDALE UNITED                   H    2-0
          1Q    HORWICH R M I                       A    1-1
          1Qr   HORWICH R M I                       H    3-2
          2Q    MOSSLEY                             A    0-2
1954-55   1Q    HORWICH R M I                       H    1-0
          2Q    MOSSLEY                             H    3-1
          3Q    CHORLEY                             H    1-1
          3Qr   CHORLEY                             A    4-5
1955-56   PRE   CHORLEY                             A    0-4
1956-57   1Q    LEYLAND MOTORS                      H    1-0
          2Q    MOSSLEY                             H    1-1
          2Qr   MOSSLEY                             A    0-3
1957-58   1Q    CROMPTONS RECREATION                A    1-2
1958-59   1Q    ROSSENDALE UNITED                   H    3-1
          2Q    CHORLEY                             H    1-1
          2Qr   CHORLEY                             A    0-3
1959-60   PRE   DROYLSDEN                           A    1-2
1960-61   1Q    BACUP BOROUGH                       H    0-1
1961-62   PRE   BACUP BOROUGH                       A    5-1
          1Q    LYTHAM                              H    3-1
          2Q    HYDE UNITED                         A    1-5
1965-66   1Q    ROSSENDALE UNITED                   A    2-3
1966-67   1Q    BACUP BOROUGH                       H    2-3
1967-68   1Q    ELLESMERE PORT TOWN                 H    0-2
1968-69   1Q    SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 H    1-4
1969-70   PRE   PENRITH                             H    3-0
          1Q    LANCASTER CITY                      A    0-1
1972-73   1Q    ACCRINGTON STANLEY                  A    1-1
          1Qr   ACCRINGTON STANLEY                  H    2-4
1973-74   1Q    MORECAMBE                           A    0-0
          1Qr   MORECAMBE                           H    3-2
          2Q    FORMBY                              H    0-1
1974-75   1Q    PENRITH                             A    3-0
          2Q    BARROW                              A    2-0
          3Q    LANCASTER CITY                      A    0-3
1975-76   1Q    DROYLSDEN                           H    2-3
1976-77   PRE   RADCLIFFE BOROUGH                   H    3-1
          1Q    GREAT HARWOOD                       A    1-1
          1Qr   GREAT HARWOOD                       H    0-3
1977-78   1Q    PRESCOT TOWN                        A    1-0
          2Q    FORMBY                              A    2-2
          2Qr   FORMBY                              H    2-0
          3Q    RUNCORN                             A    0-2
1978-79   1Q    CHORLEY                             A    0-3
1979-80   1Q    HORWICH R M I                       A    1-4
1980-81   1Q    ACCRINGTON STANLEY                  A    0-2
1981-82   1Q    BURSCOUGH                           A    0-4
1982-83   1Q    SOUTHPORT                           H    2-0
          2Q    CHORLEY                             A    0-0
          2Qr   CHORLEY                             H    0-3
1983-84   1Q    HYDE UNITED                         A    0-3
1984-85   PRE   THACKLEY                            A    2-0
          1Q    GRETNA                              H    1-2
1985-86   PRE   ACCRINGTON STANLEY                  A    0-2
1986-87   PRE   WEST AUCKLAND TOWN                  H    2-0
          1Q    EVENWOOD TOWN                       A    0-2
1987-88   PRE   LANCASTER CITY                      A    4-0
          1Q    TOW LAW TOWN                        H    2-2
          1Qr   TOW LAW TOWN                        A    2-3
1988-89   PRE   NORTON & STOCKTON ANCIENTS          A    0-1
1989-90   PRE   LANCASTER CITY                      H    0-3
1990-91   PRE   PETERLEE NEWTOWN                    H    2-0
          1Q    LANCASTER CITY                      A    0-1
1991-92   PRE   HEBBURN                             H    1-1
          PREr  HEBBURN                             A    1-2
1992-93   PRE   HORDEN COLLIERY WELFARE             A    1-1
          PREr  HORDEN COLLIERY WELFARE             H    5-0
          1Q    NORTHALLERTON TOWN                  H    1-6
1993-94   1Q    FLIXTON                             H    1-1
          1Qr   FLIXTON                             A    0-3
1994-95   PRE   CAERNARFON TOWN                     A    1-3
1995-96   PRE   WINTERTON RANGERS                   A    0-2
1996-97   PRE   EVENWOOD TOWN                       A    1-3
1997-98   PRE   CONGLETON TOWN                      A    1-1
          PREr  CONGLETON TOWN                      H    4-3
          1Q    RYHOPE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION        H    1-2
1998-99   1Q    BILLINGHAM SYNTHONIA                A    0-7
1999-00   PRE   BILLINGHAM SYNTHONIA                H    0-1
2000-01   PRE   PENRITH                             H    2-2
          PREr  PENRITH                             A    1-0
          1Q    STOCKSBRIDGE PARK STEELS            A    0-1
2001-02   PRE   LIVERSEDGE                          A    2-2
          PREr  LIVERSEDGE                          H    0-1
2002-03   PRE   ECCLESHILL UNITED                   H    1-3
2003-04   EP    FLEETWOOD TOWN                      A    0-1
2004-05   PRE   BRANDON UNITED                      H    0-0
          PREr  BRANDON UNITED                      A    1-4
2005-06   EP    CURZON ASHTON                       A    1-2
2006-07   PRE   NORTON & STOCKTON ANCIENTS          A    1-5
2007-08   EP    A F C EMLEY                         A    0-3
2008-09   EP    PENRITH                             H    4-7

F.A. TROPHY

1969-70   3Q    MATLOCK TOWN                        A    1-5
1970-71   2Q    HORDEN COLLIERY WELFARE             A    1-3
1971-72   1Q    LEYLAND MOTORS                      A    3-2
          2Q    FLEETWOOD                           A    0-4
1972-73   1Q    GATESHEAD{1}                        A    2-1
          2Q    HORDEN COLLIERY WELFARE             H    1-1
          2Qr   HORDEN COLLIERY WELFARE             A    1-4
1973-74   1Q    ROSSENDALE UNITED                   H    1-1
          1Qr   ROSSENDALE UNITED                   A    0-2
1974-75   PRE   SKELMERSDALE UNITED                 H    2-1
          1Q    ROSSENDALE UNITED                   H    1-1
          1Qr   ROSSENDALE UNITED                   A    3-2
          2Q    LANCASTER CITY                      H    1-4
1975-76   PRE   ALFRETON TOWN                       A    2-2
          PREr  ALFRETON TOWN                       H    3-3
          PREr2 ALFRETON TOWN                       A    0-1    @ ?
1976-77   1Q    BOOTLE                              A    1-2
1977-78   1Q    SHILDON                             H    2-3
1978-79   1Q    SOUTH BANK                          A    4-0
          2Q    TOW LAW TOWN                        H    1-1
          2Qr   TOW LAW TOWN                        A    2-7
1979-80   1Q    DURHAM CITY                         A    1-1
          1Qr   DURHAM CITY                         H    0-1
1980-81   1Q    BRIDLINGTON TRINITY                 A    0-4
1981-82   1Q    CROOK TOWN                          H    5-0
          2Q    HORWICH R M I                       H    2-2
          2Qr   HORWICH R M I                       A    2-3

F.A. VASE

1985-86   EP    ALNWICK TOWN                        H    5-0
          PRE   NUNTHORPE ATHLETIC                  A    1-0
          1     WEST ALLOTMENT CELTIC               H    0-1
1986-87   PRE   RYLANDS                             A    3-5
1987-88   EP    FLIXTON                             A    1-0
          PRE   ST DOMINICS                         H    5-2
          1     COLNE DYNAMOES                      H    1-4
1988-89   PRE   LANGLEY PARK WELFARE                H    3-2
          1     SOUTH SHIELDS                       A    1-4
1989-90   PRE   KNYPERSLEY VICTORIA                 H    2-1
          1     IRLAM TOWN                          H    2-1
          2     NORTH FERRIBY UNITED                H    2-1
          3     ST HELENS TOWN                      H    1-2
1990-91   PRE   PRESCOT                             A    3-4
1991-92   PRE   ST DOMINICS                         H    1-2
1992-93   PRE   CURZON ASHTON                       H    2-3
1993-94   PRE   OLDHAM TOWN                         A    3-1
          1     LINCOLN UNITED                      A    0-2
1994-95   PRE   HESWALL                             A    0-1
1995-96   2Q    OSSETT ALBION                       H    0-3
1996-97   1Q    PENRITH                             A    0-2
1997-98   2Q    BRODSWORTH MINERS WELFARE           A    1-4
1998-99   2Q    BACUP BOROUGH                       A    3-1
          1     ECCLESHILL UNITED                   H    1-3
1999-00   2Q    PETERLEE NEWTOWN                    A    1-1
          2Qr   PETERLEE NEWTOWN                    H    2-4
2000-01   1Q    LOUTH UNITED                        H    3-2
          2Q    CURZON ASHTON                       A    1-4
2001-02   2Q    BACUP BOROUGH                       H    0-5
2002-03   2Q    GUISBOROUGH TOWN                    A    0-2
2003-04   2Q    LIVERSEDGE                          A    2-4
2004-05   1Q    HORDEN COLLIERY WELFARE             H    0-2
2005-06   2Q    WILLINGTON                          A    4-2
          1     HARROGATE RAILWAY ATHLETIC          H    2-4
2006-07   2Q    CURZON ASHTON                       H    1-3
2007-08   2Q    PENRITH TOWN                        H    2-1
          1     ATHERTON LABURNUM ROVERS            H    2-3
2008-09   1Q    COLNE                               A    2-3

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