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Wimborne Town

Currently Playing In:

Southern League Division One South West

 

One of the oldest and most respected clubs in Dorset, Wimborne Town played in local football since their formation in 1878, until qualifying for a place in The Southern League in 2010.

Working their way through The Dorset League and the Dorset Combination,‘The Magpies’ renowned for their black & white striped shirts, joined the Western League in 1961 and remained until 1987, when the club joined the newly formed Wessex League which offered fresh competition with less traveling.

Wimborne became the most consistent club in the competition, finishing in the top seven in all but two of the twenty three seasons and winning the Championship in 1992, 1994 and 2000.

In addition, the club brought great pride to their league by winning The FA Vase at Wembley in 1991 after one of the best Finals on record. So a place in the Southern League was a just reward for such consistent performances when promotion was gained after finishing as Wessex League runners-up in 2010.

 

Club Factfile

 
Ground:
The Cuthbury, Cowgrove Road, Wimborn, Dorset BH21 4EL
Telephone:
01202 884 821
Directions:
On the Wimboren to Blandford Road (B3082) turn left into Cowgrove Road just past Victoria Hospital. Postcode for Sat Nav is BH21 4EL
Capacity:
3250
Seats:
425
Covered:
Yes
425
Clubhouse:
Yes
Shop:
Yes
Record Attendance:
3250 v Bamber Bridge FA Vase
Most Recent Senior Honour:
Wessex League Premier Division 1999-2000
 

Club History

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 YearLeaguePositionManager
1982-1983Western League Divsion One 7thBilly Elliott
1983-1984Western League Divsion One 10thBilly Elliott
1984-1985Western League Divsion One 3rdC.Croad & C.Eyden
1985-1986Western League Divsion One 4thC.Croad & C.Eyden
1986-1987Western League Divsion One 5thC.Croad
1987-1988Wessex League 6thC.Croad
1988-1989Wessex League 6thChris Weller
1989-1990Wessex League 4thChris Weller
1990-1991Wessex League 5thNicky Jennings
 1991-1992Wessex League 1stNicky Jennings
1992-1993Wessex League 2ndAlex Pike
 1993-1994Wessex League 1stNick Bridle
1994-1995Wessex League 5thBilly Elliott
1995-1996Wessex League 6thY.Funnell
1996-1997Wessex League 2ndAlex Pike
1997-1998Wessex League 7thAlex Pike
1998-1999Wessex League 6thAlex Pike
 1999-2000Wessex League 1stAlex Pike
2000-2001Wessex League 3rdAlex Pike
2001-2002Wessex League 8thAlex Pike
2002-2003Wessex League 4thPaul Arnold
2003-2004Wessex League 2ndPaul Arnold
2004-2005Wessex League 7thPaul Arnold
2005-2006Wessex League 12thPaul Arnold
2006-2007Wessex League 6thPaul Arnold
2007-2008Wessex League 3rdAlex Browne
2008-2009Wessex League 4thAlex Browne
2009-2010Wessex League 2ndAlex Browne
2010-2011Southern League Division One SW19thAlex Browne
2011-2012Southern League Division One SW19thSteve Cuss
2012-2013Southern League Division One SW12thSteve Cuss
2013-2014Southern League Division One SW13thSteve Cuss
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