Club documents, policies and sponsors of wisbech town fc. Wisbech is on the a47, which crosses the a1 the other side of peterborough 20 miles west. Tommy treacher went into the record books as the scorer of the first goal at. The town lies in the far northeast of the county, bordering norfolk and only 5 miles 8 km south of lincolnshire. Wisbech is the largest and only corporate town in the isle, and the nodal point for the whole marshland area comprised by southeast holland and norfolk west of the ouse. By the time of the domesday book 1086 wisbech was a large village. Jack makes history as wisbech towns youngest goalscorer. But i did live here in our town, wisbech for all of my years. Wisbech town football club 2020 all you need to know. Wisbech s fa vase tie at thetford town will be bastocks 1,250th appearance. Nonleague club wisbech town have felt the full force of storm ciara after a. Thomas clarkson academy jack makes history as wisbech town. Released by grimsby after eight years and nearly 300 games, childs was appointed playermanager of wisbech town, newly elected to the southern league midland division.
Wisbech keeper paul bastock set to overtake peter shilton in. The wisbech leaflet provides two walks, but they can be linked to create a single walk. Wisbech town live score, schedule and results football. Last season saw the poachers complete a united counties league double over the fenmen, who nevertheless went on to earn promotion by claiming runnersup spot behind yaxley.
They range from old, old football books and pamphlets, detailing the early days of a clubs history to contemporary football books, offering an up to date profile of hundreds of football clubs, domestic and international. Wisbech photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Seb hayes claims he walked before being sacked by wisbech town. And i am so glad that i have lived in this town and not any other. Latest news, sport, and whats on for wisbech, kings lynn, wisbech st mary and the surrounding cambridgeshire areas from the wisbech standard.
Lost wisbech brought to life as 3,000 images taken by late. They joined the united counties league in 1935 and reached the 2nd round of the fa cup at least twice in their history. Tommy treacher went into the record books as the scorer of the first goal at the new. There is very limited seating or covered standing, but it is probably adequate for most matches. Old photos of wisbech, cambridgeshire browse nostalgic, historic local photos online. Boston town have announced their first preseason friendly. Wisbech town south east division the betvictor northern premier. Situated in the historical district, this hotel is steps away from the cresent. Update january 2007 club officials at wisbech have announced that they have exchanged contracts, subject to planning permission, for a site at lynn road, on the west norfolkcambridgeshire border, for development of a new stadium. Pitchero provides everything you need to run your sports club online.
Records show that there was a wisbech town in existence in the 1890s, but the current incarnation of the club was founded in 1920 when three local clubs merged. A stand at wisbech towns fenland stadium has completely collapsed. Football fan spencer larham builds onebedroom flat on wisbech. Nostalgic photos feature parts of town that have now been. Both walks highlight the older and most interesting buildings in wisbech and the stories behind them. An outpatients department was added to the north cambridgeshire hospital at wisbech. A wide range of spellings are found on trade tokens, in newspapers, books, maps and other documents e. He led the club to fifth place in the league and the second round proper of the fa cup before poor form led to his dismissal. With football becoming more popular after the first world war, the existing local clubs were no match for the other town clubs in the area, such as march and kings lynn.
Kings lynn town sign alex brown from buxton kings lynn. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of wisbech. Souvenir program, may 6th, 1935 by wisbech, borough of and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. There are currently 5 active directors according to the latest confirmation statement submitted on 14th may 2019. The largest local non league football team is wisbech town football club, nicknamed the fenmen the club. There are also all wisbech town scheduled matches that they are going to play in the future. Photo prints old maps folded maps calendars photo books jigsaws mugs tableware tea towels cushion covers gift cards wallpaper trade colour contrast galleries. The match ended 41 to wisbech town, known as the fenmen. Its great to see players later in the pub where fans can buy them a. Wisbech town goalkeeper paul bastock is set to break the world record for competitive appearances.
By the standards of the time wisbech was quite a large village. This work is suitable for tourists, local historians and general readers. From north or south this is the best way to approach wisbech. Year 11 student jack friend made history at the weekend when he became the youngest player to score for wisbech town. Wisbech town football club limited is an active company incorporated on 22 august 1935 with the registered office located in wisbech, cambridgeshire.
Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the dates you selected. City drew 33 with wisbech town tony butcher2, harry taylor before winning the replay of this fa cup tie 41. Bert blackshaw as a physiotherapist at north cambs hospital, but he was also one of the most successful managers in wisbech town s 100year history. I may not have been born in the olden times and would live to tell our towns history. As a former sports editor i know how difficult it is to fill sports pages when bad weather strikes, but the virus is on a different level very little to embellish those pages for weeks, probably months, on end. The clubs record in the football association challenge cup by smith, gordon isbn. Wizbeech also known as the capital of the fens is a fenland market town, inland port and civil parish in the fens of the isle of ely, cambridgeshire, england. Wisbech town south east division the betvictor northern. Brett talks about the plans to expand the number of teams at the club. A brand new book, we are town will be launched next month. Although a wisbech town existed in the 1890s, the current club was established in 1920 by the merger of three local clubs.
Storm ciara blows down an entire stand at nonleague. Wisbechs fa vase tie at thetford town will be bastocks 1,250th appearance. They will be at home to wisbech town at the dwb stadium on tuesday 10 july, kickoff 7. Wisbech town football club limited company profile endole. The book was written by the clubs president, alan barlow after over five.
Kings lynn town despite the uncertainty in the world of football have made a new signing. Bert, who played for oldham athletic before the war, was appointed playermanager towards the end of the. Wisbech town football club 2020 all you need to know before. Wisbech town football club limited filing history free. The name wisbech is believed to mean on the back of the river ouse, ouse being a common celtic word relating to water, and the name of a river that once flowed through the town. Lost streets and buildings of wisbech have been brought to life after 3000 images of. England wisbech town results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news soccerway. Sadly, it would appear that fenland park will be sold for hosuing in order to fund this next stage in the fenmens long history. Buy the history of wisbech, and the fens by walker, neil isbn. The book, which has words by andy ketley, sold out of its 100 copies in the first week. It will be shown here as soon as the official schedule becomes available.
This group has info and the latest news for fans of wisbech town fc. Wisbech preseason friendly boston town football club. Geoffs lost photos have also helped those in their family history quest. Live football scores, league tables, form guides, attendances, latest news and other stats from the premier league, football league and nonleague football. Wisbech has a separate commission of the peace, and it is the head of a union and county court district. With football becoming more popular after the first world war, the. They are currently members of the eastern counties league premier division. Octavia hill, a cofounder of the national trust, was born in wisbech. Wisbech town club profile from the betvictor northern premier. At the outskirts of wisbech, take 2nd exit off roundabout, signposted kings lynn a47. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Wisbech town league table betvictor northern south. Includes 75 period photographs from the francis frith collection with captions and an introduction.
Check out our guide on wisbech town football club in wisbech so you can. Football club histories come in all shapes and sizes. Its name may mean the bank bec by the marshy meadow wisc. Spencer larham will be calling wisbech town football clubs ground his. Wisbech keeper paul bastock set to overtake peter shilton. It is situated on the nene about 12 miles from its present outfall, 94 miles north of london and 40 from cambridge by road. May 23, 2018 boston town have announced their first preseason friendly.
Wisbech also known as the capital of the fens is a fenland market town, inland port and civil. The club are currently members of the northern premier league division one south east and play at the fenland stadium. After some intensive research the evidence is that the. About wisbech town wisbech town live score and video online live stream, team roster with season schedule and results. A brief history of team uncovering the story of every. Jack, 16, scored his goal in the 89 th minute of his debut game for the club on saturday against thetford town. Not technically a brief history in the context of this website, but it should be of interest to readers regardless, my article about nottingham forests birth in 1865 was published on ltlf on new years eve. Old photos of wisbech, cambridgeshire browse nostalgic, historic local photos online francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. Wisbech town football club limited free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. Wisbech town fixtures tab is showing last 100 football matches with statistics and windrawlose icons. Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. Football clubs plea after catastrophic storm ciara completely ruins. Wisbech town league table betvictor northern south east.40 481 653 536 1217 250 1447 233 849 161 714 875 667 727 1010 445 622 462 968 899 24 530 493 1387 1343 1138 1396 320 1524 29 315 178 1319 80 365 295 1447