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Dudley Town

Currently Playing In:

West Midlands (Regional ) League Premier Division

 

One of the oldest clubs in the Midlands, Dudley Town was formed in 1888, merged with Dudley Sy Johns and joined The Birmingham & District League but closed down for a few years after the first World War.

The club returned in the Worcestershire Combination and then progressed to The Birmingham League, but once again closed down. Another return was achieved after the second world war with a move through the Birmingham Combination to The Birmingham League, which became The West Midlands (Regional) League.

Qualifying for The Southern League in 1982, the club won The Midland Division title in 1985 and began their best two seasons in the club’s history in The Southern Premier Division. Sadly, although competing steadily back in the regional division, ground developments created financial problems and the club disbanded and left The Southern League in 1997.

Loyal officials and supporters immediately rebuilt Dudley Town, who were welcomed back to The West Midlands (Regional) League, where the club have worked hard to rebuild confidence on and off the field with the hope of returning to the Southern League.

 

Club Factfile

 
Ground:
Hillcrest Avenue, Brierley Hill, West Midlands. DY5 4NE
Telephone:
01384 812943
 

Club History

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 YearLeaguePositionManager
1977-1978West Midlands (Regional) League10thJohn Edwards
1978-1979West Midlands (Regional) League3rdJohn Edwards
1979-1980West Midlands (Regional) League8thJohn Edwards
1980-1981West Midlands (Regional) League8thJohn Edwards
1981-1982West Midlands (Regional) League10thGraham Smith
1982-1983Southern League Division One Midlands11thGraham Smith
1983-1984Southern League Division One Midlands4thGraham Smith
 1984-1985Southern League Division One Midlands1stGraham Smith
1985-1986Southern League Premier Division12thGraham Smith
1986-1987Southern League Premier Division21stGraham Smith
1987-1988Southern League Division One Midlands8thBarry Stobart
1988-1989Southern League Division One Midlands9thBarry Stobart
1989-1990Southern League Division One Midlands9thBarry Stobart
1990-1991Southern League Division One Midlands19thGerry Clarke
1991-1992Southern League Division One Midlands22ndGerry Clarke
1992-1993Southern League Division One Midlands17thMalcolm Woodbine
1993-1994Southern League Division One Midlands14thMalcolm Woodbine
1994-1995Southern League Division One Midlands11thMalcolm Woodbine
1995-1996Southern League Division One Midlands10thJohn Chambers
1996-1997Southern League Division One Midlands15thJohn Chambers
Club resigned from League, disbanded
and re-formed with ground sharing
1997-1998West Midlands (Regional) League14thJohn Chambers
1998-1999West Midlands (Regional) League14thIan Davis
1999-2000West Midlands (Regional) League12thIan Davis
2000-2001West Midlands (Regional) League18thIan Davis
2001-2002West Midlands (Regional) League24thIan Davis
2002-2003West Midlands (Regional) League20thIvor Chambers
2003-2004West Midlands (Regional) League14thIan Davis
2004-2005West Midlands (Regional) League12thTony Higgins
2005-2006West Midlands (Regional) League10thMark Kavanagh
2006-2007West Midlands (Regional) League5thMark Kavanagh
2007-2008West Midlands (Regional) League5th
2008-2009West Midlands (Regional) League5th
2009-2010West Midlands (Regional) League5th
2010-2011West Midlands (Regional) League13thSteve Hinks
2011-2012West Midlands (Regional) League7thAndy Burgess
2012-2013West Midlands (Regional) League6thAndy Burgess
2013-2014West Midlands (Regional) League
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