Thornaby FC play in the Skillstrainingltd Northern League Second Division. Thornaby were established in 1980 when Stockton Cricket Club formed a football team and joined the Wearside Football League.
Thornaby were known as Stockton FC until 2000, when we changed our name to Thornaby-on-Tees FC, then again changing 1 year later, simply to Thornaby FC.
Thornaby continue to play in the second division. Our ground, Teesdale Park, is being developed for housing with a new clubhouse to replace the old club house on the site with new football facilities although no start date has been announced due to the credit crunch
We reached the quarter finals of the Ernest Armstrong Second Division Cup in 2008/09 season, being beaten by eventual finalists Sunderland RCA and in season 2009/10 were Ernest Armstrong finalists being beaten in extra time 3-1 by Whitehaven and finished 17th in divison 2 . The ground is under development and the Park is subject to refurbishing and developing to the required FA grading.by March 2011 through an Community spaces lottery grant working with the Friends of Teesdale park group and the Eastern area partnership board and Stockton borough council supported by local councillors and the site owners Carlington developments
As well as the Northern League team, there are 3 junior teams
Our home ground is Teesdale Park, Acklam Road, Thornaby on Tees TS17 7JU near Thornaby Cricket club and Teesside golf club