From the North Berks Herald, July 14th 1923:
New Football Club: Wallingford Sports Committee has decided to form a new football club to play at the Bull Croft during the coming season. The Mayor, Ald G. Peak, presided over an animated discussion on the doings of the Athletic Club last season. Mr E. T. W. Davis proposed that a new organisation, to be called the new Wallingford Town Football Club, be started, and that the best possible terms be arranged to play at the Bull Croft. He supposed the Athletic Club would now die a natural death. Mr J. J. Hall, who said he had formed a football club in Wallingford 42 years ago, seconded the proposal.
As well as the commitment made by the players; hours of hard work go on ‘behind the scenes’ to run a local Football Club. This site has been created to remember in detail the History of Football in Wallingford and to honour the work done by the hard working volunteers of Wallingford’s Football Clubs as well as displaying some of the other clubs programme work.
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I represent a small group researching early Queen’s Park Rangers history. One of the earliest newspaper reports so far found relates to the following:-
Submitted on 09/08/2013:
Well done Steve, a great idea and I am looking forward to seeing the information grow on the site. Thanks also for the tribute to my dad. Keep up the good work!
Submitted on 01/08/2013:
How refreshing to have a site created based on my home town of Wallingford and to have it focussed on such an important part of its history, AFC Wallingford, makes it all the more readable. Hat off to the author of this well written site. They certainly demonstrate a great knowledge of this great town so im guessing they are a local and certainly a huge fan, or even part of the club itself.