Season 1956/57


Barking FC
Ground: The Vicarage Field

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Isthmian League
               
Venue Played Won Drawn Lost For  Against Points
Home 15 5 5 5 30 29 15
Away 15 2 1 12 18 43 5
Total 30 7 6 17 48 72 20

League position: Fifteenth (out of sixteen)
FA Cup - First Qualifying Round
Essex Thameside Trophy - Winners

Goalscorers for 1956/57

PLAYER  LEAGUE CUP TOTAL
       
L 'Buddy' Holmes 7 8 15
Dave Roberts 6 3 9
Tommy Court 7 0 7
Reg Webster 2 4 6
Gerry Kenlay 4 2 6
Derek Stead 4 1 5
Peter Buckle 4 1 5
D. Bowness 1 2 3
Peter Watts 1 2 3
Alan Cutting 1 2 3
T. Trinder 2 1 3
Mark Lazarus 3 0 3
Peter Carey 2 0 2
B. Bennett 1 1 2
Len Craven 0 2 2
Johnny Tanner 0 2 2
A. Goddard 1 0 1
Vic Harrison 1 0 1
E. Alabaster 0 1 1
Unknown 1 0 1
       
TOTAL 48 32 80

The following players are also known to have appeared for Barking FC:
Reg Brown, J. Walker, Ray Secker, R. Watts, Ken Randall, J. Meider, Ken Raynor, Jimmy McGuire,
A. Hayward, L. Rowlands, J. Cooke, R. Leaver, F. Bishop,

Isthmian League

POS TEAM P W D L F A PTS
                 
1 Wycombe Wanderers 30 18 6 6 86 53 42
2 Woking 30 20 1 9 104 47 41
3 Bromley 30 16 5 9 78 60 37
4 Oxford City 30 16 3 11 65 57 35
5 Ilford 30 12 8 10 59 65 32
6 Tooting & Mitcham United 30 10 11 9 53 48 31
7 Kingstonian 30 11 9 10 72 77 31
8 Walthamstow Avenue 30 11 8 11 48 46 30
9 Dulwich Hamlet 30 13 3 14 65 54 29
10 St Albans City 30 13 3 14 62 71 29
11 Leytonstone 30 11 6 13 50 50 28
12 Clapton 30 9 9 12 48 59 27
13 Wimbledon 30 10 5 15 47 66 25
14 Romford 30 10 5 15 53 81 25
15 BARKING 30 7 6 17 48 72 20
16 Corinthian Casuals 30 7 4 19 46 78 18

Fixtures & Results
TM = Trial Match
IL = Isthmian League
FAC = FA Cup
ETT = Essex Thameside Trophy
FAAC = FA Amateur Cup
LSC = London Senior Cup
ESC = Essex Senior Cup
PWT = Paul Winn Trophy

Date Opponents Comp Venue Result Score  Scorer(s)
NK Blues 4 v Whites 0 TM H Montague, Bowness, Clare,
          Goddard
18-Aug-56 Corinthian-Casuals IL H 2-0 Holmes 2
22-Aug-56 Tooting & Mitcham IL A 1-1 Holmes
25-Aug-56 Wimbledon IL A 1-2 Goddard
30-Aug-56 Tooting & Mitcham IL H 2-2 Carey 2
01-Sep-56 Bromley IL A 1-4 Bowness
08-Sep-56 Tilbury - PR FAC H 4-1 Craven, Watts, Kenlay, Alabaster
15-Sep-56 Grays Athletic ETT H 2-1 Bowness 2 
22-Sep-56 Brentwood & Warley - 1QR FAC H 2-2 Holmes 2
26-Sep-56 Brentwood & Warley - Rep FAC A 1-2 Webster
29-Sep-56 Bata Sports FAAC A 5-0 Holmes 2, Webster 3
06-Oct-56 Wycombe Wanderers IL H 2-2 Watts, Roberts
13-Oct-56 Hornchurch & Upminster FAAC A 1-1 Roberts - AET
20-Oct-56 Hornchurch & Upminster FAAC H 1-1 Tanner
  - Replay        
24-Oct-56 Hornchurch & Upminster FAAC N1 3-2 Roberts, Watts, Craven 
  - 2nd Replay        
31-Oct-56 Grays Athletic FAAC A 1-1 Holmes
03-Nov-56 Grays Athletic - Replay FAAC H 1-3 Holmes
10-Nov-56 Woking IL A 1-4 Webster
17-Nov-56 Ilford IL H 3-3 Trinder, Kenlay, Unknown
24-Nov-56 Corinthian-Casuals IL A 1-3 Trinder
01-Dec-56 St Alban's City IL A 1-2 Kenlay
08-Dec-56 Romford IL H 1-2 Stead
15-Dec-56 Leyton LSC H 2-4 Trinder, Buckle
22-Dec-56 Wycombe Wanderers IL A 2-6 Holmes, Kenlay
26-Dec-56 Clapton IL H 2-1 Buckle, Court
29-Dec-56 Bromley IL H 5-2 Buckle 2, Court 2, Kenlay
05-Jan-57 Oxford City IL A 2-1 Buckle, Court
12-Jan-57 Oxford City IL H 0-1
19-Jan-57 Basildon Town ESC H 2-0 Roberts, Kenlay
26-Jan-57 Leytonstone IL A 1-4 Roberts
02-Feb-57 Kingstonian IL A 3-4 Roberts 2, Stead
09-Feb-57 Woking IL H 2-5 Stead, Harrison
16-Feb-57 Aveley ESC A 0-2
23-Feb-57 Wimbledon IL H 1-1 Lazarus
02-Mar-57 Romford IL A 1-0 Stead - Att: 1,730
09-Mar-57 Dulwich Hamlet IL A 1-2 Holmes
16-Mar-57 St Alban's City IL H 3-5 Holmes, Roberts, Court
23-Mar-57 Kingstonian IL H 2-3 Webster, Court
30-Mar-57 Walthamstow Avenue IL A 0-4
06-Apr-57 Ilford IL A 1-4 Holmes
13-Apr-57 Leytonstone IL H 1-1 Court
19-Apr-57 Romford - Semi Final ETT A 2-0 Tanner, Cutting
20-Apr-57 Walthamstow Avenue IL H 3-1 Bennett, Lazarus, Cutting
27-Apr-57 Clapton IL A 1-2 Lazarus
02-May-57 Dulwich Hamlet IL H 1-0 Roberts
04-May-57 Ilford - Final ETT H 3-0 Holmes 2, Cutting
06-May-57 Ilford PWT A 2-1 Bennett, Stead - After Extra Time
       
Neutral Ground
N1 = Romford FC

 

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Barking Football Club established 1880. Who play at Mayesbrook Park and formerly at the Vicarage Field.

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