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Race Night is back!!

The ever popular Race Night is back at Bridport FC on Saturday 1st October. The event will be at the Bee-hive, doors open at 7pm and entr...
Read full story - added on 9/Dec/11

Bridport FC 0 - 1 Odd Down (Bath)

There will be no Cup glory for Bridport this season as the Bees failed to take their chances against a fluent Odd Down team. The visitors pr...
Read more about this result - added on 11/Dec/11

Next Fixture: Corsham Town (A) League, Sat 14 Jan 2012.

Biggest Victory: 4 - 0 vs. Shaftesbury (H) (10/Apr/11)

Current Top Scorer: Sam Charles, 11 goals

Current Best Player: Sam Filkins - 6.87/10 from 15 games

Most Player of the Matches: Matthew Condliffe - 4

Goal of the Season: Dan Wise - vs Andover New Street (A) (24/Sep/11)

Current league form:

L 0-4L 1-6W 3-2L 2-4L 1-2W 2-0

Current league position:

15. Bridport 134091634-1812

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Club Details

Home ground: St Mary's

Bridport Football Club was formed on October 7th 1885 by a group of members of the town's Cricket and lawn tennis Club.

The club played just two matches in its first season, with their maiden game being at Dorchester on February 6th 1886, losing 5-1. The second was at home to Evershot, which Bridport won 3-1

The first ten years were taken up playing friendly matches throughout Dorset. The in 1896 the club joined the newly formed Dorset League, wher they stayed for just two seasons. During the following 20 years the club entered the South Dorset League and then the West Dorset League,Where they won the championship in the 1907/08 season, losing only one of their 14 matches and scoring 62 goals with only 6 against.

They again won the title the following season, by five points from local rivals Beaminster, After these successes it was decided to rejoin the South Dorset League where they came joint top in there first season. Losing the championship decider agiainst Somerset Light Infantry 3-1.

The club gained revenge the following year by winning the championship outright. In 1912 they joined the Perry Street League coming top in the first season.

At the end of the First World War a reserve side was formed to continue playing in the Perry Street League, while the First teat re-entered the South Dorset League. Since that time both teams have made steady progress through the County League to the leagues where they both now play.

In the early years the club had many pitches, including ones in Bothenhampton,Pymore Road,Bradpole Road and South Mills, before moving to the Cricket Ground where they stayed for almost forty years.

In 1931 the Crown Ground became their new home

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Contact Information

ChairmanAdrian Scadding07785 752522
Vice ChairmanChris Tozer07500 964317
SecretaryHeather Scadding07957526268
Fixtures SecretaryChris Tozer07500964317
1st Team ManagerTrevor Senior07771903795
Web MasterJon Smith-

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