Tamworth F.C.

The FC Tamworth ( officially: Tamworth Football Club ) - also known as The Lambs - is an English football club based in Tamworth, Staffordshire, which in the Conference National, the fifth- highest division in England, plays since 2009. The venue of the association is the 4,065 -seat end of The Lamb Ground.

Club history

The association founded in 1933, began the first years in the Birmingham Combination. The team was able to in the early years show no significant success and was recorded in 1954 in the Birmingham & District League Northern Division. A year later, the team succeeded in winning the championship in Division Two of the Birmingham & District League and then went on to Division One. The association remained even after the change of name of the league in 1962 under the name of West Midlands (Regional) League has continued to get the championship and was able to enter the first successes in the following years. 1964, 1966 and 1972 succeeded the team winning the West Midlands (Regional) League. After the third title win in 1972, the club was accepted into the Southern Football League.

The team played the next seven years continuously in the Division One North of the Southern Football League and joined in 1979 in the Northern Premier League. It was followed by four disappointing seasons in which the team ended up on each of the last ranks of the League, and in 1983 returned to the team in the Southern League back. The association took place a year later and went to a ligand exchange for four years in the West Midlands (Regional) League. In the season 1987 /88 FC Tamworth won for the fourth time in club history the championship of the West Midlands League and then returned again in the Southern League back. The season 1988/89 was completed on the third rank and promotion to the next higher class just missed.

In the same year was celebrated by winning the FA Vase success. In the final match Sudbury Town could be defeated. The FC Tamworth was also the next ten years in the Southern League and actively managed by winning the championship in the 2002/03 season promotion to the Football Conference. The team also reached the final of the FA Trophy, but lost against FC Burscough. After Tamworth in the 2006/07 season with 48 points from 46 games missed in the league in the Conference National, succeeded after the 2008 /09 by winning the Conference North to return to the fifth- highest division.

League membership


  • West Midlands (Regional) League winner: 1963/64, 1965/66, 1971/72, 1987/88
  • Southern Football League Division One Midlands Winner: 1996/97
  • Southern Football League Premier Division Winners: 2002 /03
  • FA Vase winner: 1989
  • FA Trophy finalists: 2003
  • Conference North winner: 2008/ 09

Known player

  • Scotland Paul Devlin
  • Trinidad and Tobago Clint Marcelle
  • Wales Alan Neilson
  • England David Oldfield
  • Guinea Norman Sylla
  • Ireland Wayne Henderson