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Club Records

Record Home Attendance:

1026 v Halesowen Town - 1986-87 (F.A. Vase 4th Round) - played at Leek Town FC.

738 v Stoke City - 1989-90 (Opening of Floodlights) - Hillsfield ground record.

 

Biggest Home Win:

16-0 v Abbots Bromley - 1920-21 (Uttoxeter & District League)

(Result did not count as Abbots Bromley later resigned from the league)

14-0 v Bamfords S.C. 'A' - 1953-54 (Stafford Amateur League Div. 3)

14-0 v Eccleshall - 1955-56 (Stafford Amateur League Div. 1)

 

Biggest Away Win:

14-2 v R.A.F. Cheadle - 1952-53 (Uttoxeter & District League)

12-0 v Stramshall - 1952-53 (Uttoxeter & District League)

12-0 v Eccleshall 'A' - 1953-54 (Stafford Amateur League Div. 3)

12-0 v Stone St. Dominic's - 1955-56 (Stafford Amateur League Div. 1)

 

Heaviest Home Defeat:

1-9 v Hinckley United - 2000-01 (Southern League Western Division)

0-8 v Port Vale 'A' - 1957-58 (Staffordshire County League)

1-8 v Stoke City - 1998-99 (Staffordshire F.A. Senior Cup Semi-Final)

 

Heaviest Away Defeat:

10-0 v Uttoxeter Comrades Res - 1919-20 (Ashbourne & District League)

9-0 v Hanford B.C. - 1971-72 (Staffordshire County League Premier Div.)

 

Record Goalscorer In A Season:

Jack Harvey - 62 in 1955-56.

 

Record Goalscorer In A Match:

Reg Groombridge - 8 v Bamfords S.C. 'A' in 1953-54.

Jack Harvey - 8 v Eccleshall in 1955-56.

Tony Croft - 7 v Newcastle Town in 1962-63.

 

Record Transfer Fee Received:

£8000 for Tony Hemmings to Northwich Victoria in 1991.

 

Record Transfer Fee Paid:

£750 for Paul Ede from Burton Albion in 1989.

Know Your History

 

Rocester Football Club has a long and proud history dating back well over 100 years. Read about the club’s early years playing in local junior football on park pitches, find out about the all-conquering team of the 1950’s and chart the incredible rise and successes of the club during the 1980’s into the realms of senior non-league football…

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Seasons Past…

Check out the results, scorers and league tables from the past...

 

 

If you have any old photos, press cuttings or memories from Rocester’s past that we could borrow please get in touch!

 

Visiting programme editors please note that the information below is available in downloadable word.doc format - just follow the links.

Brief Club History

Player Pen-Pictures

Final League Records

Club Honours List