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Darlington FC

Founded 1883
Turned professional 1908
Dissolved and Reformed as Darlington FC 1883 in 2012

Players provided 1
Total appearances

Domestic Honours Northern League winners 1895-96, 1899-1900, 2012-13, runners-up 1896-97, 1898-99;
Football League Division Three (North)
runners-up 1921-22, winners 1924-25; Division Four runners-up 1965-66, winners 1990-91;
Football League Division Three (North) Cup winners 1933-34, runners-up 1935-36;
FA Cup best: fifth round, 1957-58 (beaten by Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, 1-6);
League highest position: 15th, Division Two, 1925-26;
Football Conference winners 1989-90;
Football League Division Three/League Two fifth place-play-off runners-up 1995-96, fourth place-play-off runners-up 1999-2000;
FA Trophy winners 2010-11;
Northern Premier League Division One North runners-up-play-off runners-up 2013-14, runners-up-play-off winners 2014-15; Northern Premier League Premier Division winners 2015-16;
National League North fifth place-play-offs declined because of ground grading issues 2016-17
Home venue Darlington Arena, otherwise known as The Reynolds Arena, New Arena, 96.6 TFM Arena, The Balfour Webnet Arena, and recently, The Northern Echo Arena, 2003-2012; Occupied Feethams between 1883 and 2003;
Home strip White shirts, black shorts, white socks.


The only Player   1 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos App Gls Mins Playing Career
449 Norman Creek CF 1 0 90 1923 90 min
also with Corinthians