Street Football club are proud to have reached Charter Stardard Level and are very pleased with the commitment and enthusiam shown by everyone connected with the club.
The Chairman & Committee would like to thank everyone for their hard work.
Street Football Club History
Founded in 1880, Street FC is one of the oldest clubs in Somerset. Nicknamed The Cobblers due to a large shoe making industry in the village the early years were extremely successful and Street won the Somerset Senior League four times before the end of the century, the first occasion being the 1882/83 season.
Street was also to taste early success in the Somerset Senior Cup winning the trophy in the 1897/98 season and again two years later. After winning the Somerset Senior league again in 1910 and the Senior Cup the following season, the club made the decision to join The Western league and in the first season finished 8th out of eleven clubs. With The Western League being disbanded in 1914 due to The Great War, Street rejoined the league at the start of the 1919/20 season in the newly formed Division 2. Unfortunately the 2nd Division was disbanded three years later and the club rejoined The Somerset Senior League where they remained for the next eight years.
The first year back in The Western league 2nd Division was none to successful with the club finishing 16th out of seventeen but two years later, street finished runners up to Swindon Town Reserves. They repeated the feat in 1938 when again they finished 2nd, 12 points behind Weymouth. Unfortunately there was no promotion from the 2nd Division to the 1st Division.
The following season 1938/9, The Cobblers had there finest hour when they reached the 1st Round Proper of The FA Cup and were drawn away to Division 3 side Ipswich Town. Representing the side of that day were numerous players with football league experience, notably: E Maggs, G Webber and A Banfield (Bristol City), F Farr (Northampton Town), L Rose (Everton), N & C Willey (Portsmouth) but although they put up a gallant fight they were eventually beaten 7-0.
After the was Street returned to The Western League in the 1st Division and in the 1947/8 season had another memorable season finishing 3rd in the league and reaching the FA Cup 1st round for the second time after knocking out Yeovil Town 2-1 along the way in front of a crown of 5000 at The Victoria Field. Once again the road to Wembley ended there as they were beaten 5-0 by Cheltenham Town. Street then went through a lean spell and was relegated to the 2nd Division in 1955 and then rejoining The Somerset Senior League in 1960 when The Western league Division 2 was disbanded.
In the mid 1960’s the introduction of ex-pro Tommy Wilson as manager saw the clubs fortunes rise again and at the same time they left The Victoria Field and moved to the Turnpike Ground where they were crowned The Somerset League champions in 1964 and again in 1966.
In 1967 Street moved to their present home at The Tannery Ground but times were lean and by 1992 they haddropped to the 3rd Division. The introduction of Noel O’Hare as manager saw an upturn of fortunes and successive promotions came in his 1st two seasons. At the end of the 1993/94 season noel left the club and Simon White was appointed. Simon left after only 11 games they went on to gain promotion again and reached the final of The League Cup under the guidance of Ken Randall. The following season – 1996/97 – Simon White returned to and led Street to The Senior League Championship for a record 8th time and back into The Western League after a 47 year absence. The following season floodlights were erected, a seated stand added and the changing rooms enlarged. After guiding Street to a 3rd and 4th place finish in the 1st two seasons Simon left the club midway through the following campaign. Julian Thresher and Neil Seymour then took over the reigns followed by Gerry Pearson and then Alan Hooker, until Simon White was appointed at the start of the 2005/06 season and led the club to promotion to The Western League at the 1st attempt. The club has now grown beyond recognition after joining forces with Street and Glastonbury youth and with the introduction of the ladies section in 2004 has become and even more important part of the community offering football to players from the ages of 10 through to senior level.
FA Cup 1st Round Proper 1938/39, 1947/48
FA Vase 5th Round 2006/07
Western League Division One Runners-Up 1952/53
Western League Division Two Runners-Up 1932/33, 1937/38
Somerset Premier Cup Semi-Final 1998/99
Somerset Senior League Champions 1892/93, 1895/96, 1897/98, 1898/99, 1909/10, 1963/64, 1965/66,1996/97.
A record 8 Times
Somerset Senior Cup Winners 1897/98, 1899/00, 1910/11
Somerset Senior League Cup Runners-Up 1995/96
Somerset Senior League Division 2/3 Cup Winners 1985/86, Runner-Up 1988/89, 2003/4
Somerset Junior Cup Winners 1894/95, 1920/21
1911-12 Joined Western League
1922 Left Western League
1930-31 Rejoined Western League
1932-33 Western League Division Two Runner-Up
1937-38 Western league Division Two Runner-Up
1939 Left Western League
1946-47 Rejoined Western League, in Division One
1952-53 Western League Runner-Up
1955 Relegated to Division Two
1960 Left Western League
1997-98 Rejoined Western League
2005/06 Promoted to Premier Division
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