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Clipbush Park From 1996

Brian Woodhouse presents Richard Dye with the Supporters Player of the Season


Ghosts Manager Mark Barham.

Richard Dye (left) scored the first competitive goal at Clipbush Park.

Watford’s Graham Taylor officially cuts the ribbon to open Clipbush Park. 1997.

Paul Gunther (left) the main Contractor for Clipbush Park.



Pictures from Barons Hall Lawn Era

Nicky Twaites recieves The Supporters Player of the Season Shield from President Brian Woodhouse
The opening of Wells Town Football Pavilion

Geoff Saunders, Marcus Oliver, Sean Lynn, Lorraine Colman, Kevin Pearce, Carl Neale Stephen Mitchell, John Cushion leaning on the Dugout. Feb. 1984.
Fakenham’s Personalty of the year, Alan Rich, and Achievement Cup Winner, Eddy Linnell (second and third left) joined by Club Chairman John Day, (left) with First and Reserves sponsors, Ian Barratt and Chris Cookeat. 1989.
Sean Lynn, Richard Palmer, Paul Burton, Paul Woodhouse, David Howell, Kevin Owen. Front Row. Stephen Hughes, Bamber Keeling, Marcus Oliver, Unknown, Graham Fuller, Jeremy Bell.
New shirts. Kevin Topping, Urban Pilch (Vauxhaul Motors) Paul Dunger and Mark House. 1992.

Fakenham Res. the last side to play on the Lawn, April 1996


Jack Dunger, worked tirelessly for the club.

After the last Football Match, Paul Dunger prepares for the last Cricket Season. April 1996

The Fakenham Song 1911

The Fakenham Football song, kindly donated by Nigel Barber, who’s Grandfather lived in Fakenham and had Barbers Lane named after him.

Fakenham Town Norfolk Junior Cup Winners 1905-06

These are believed to be the oldest pictures of Fakenham Town from 1887 to 1910, Guy Barber end of middle row on the right.


Fakenham Queens Rd. School 1952 Mr. Cunliff, M. Duffy, A, Dodman, J. Youngs, J. Grieves, P. Holl, Mr. Mack. Front Row. T. Moore, T. Pearce, D. Bell, C. Bidewell, Mr. Allen, K. Curtis, K.Moyes
Sid Negus, Walter Clifton, Mick Hurren, Gunner Moore, John Chaney, Dave Yarham, Chris Ward, Paul Wastson, John Musgrove, Ray Page, Keith Utting, Clive Scott. Front Row. Keith Styles, Geoff Green, Chris Bidewell, Terry Futter, Derek Drewell, Sid Bray.

Fakenham Minors 1955. C. Harrison, P. Watson, I. Pearson, J. Goodman, M. Duffy, P. Arlow. Front Row. T. Pearce, G. Dawson, R. Reynolds, D. Bix, D. Bell, J. Youngs.
Fakenham Queens Rd School 1954. Mr. Cunliff, Unknown, W. Fisher, Unknown, P. Howell, J. Youngs, B. Mann, R. Allen, Front Row. T. Pearce, R. Thompson, R. Middlemass, J. Howlett, A. Bidewell.
Fakenham Town 1960. D. Bacon, R. Allen, S. Negus, S. Moore, B. Smith, E. West. Front Row. T. Pearce, H. Barrett, J. Buckley, C. Bidedwell, M. Fowle, Unknown.
Fakenham Town 1961. T. West, T. Pearce, C. Bidewell, P. Keeley, S. Moore, B. Butcher, P. Wadlow, W. Shepard. Front Row. J. Wright, D. Banson, M.Fowle, R. Allen, P. Watson.
Hempton Swifts 1957. T. Smith, T. Pearce, A. Cook, P. Keeley, T. Cousins, R. Dunger, G. Ridgeway. Front Row. D. Bell, K. Clarke, G.Chivers, W. Chivers, R. Huggins, P. West.
Fakenham Town 1962. S. Baker, K. Utting, P. Crane, C. Bidewell, R. Allen, S. Negus. Front Row. P. Groves, P. Watson, B. Butcher, D. Boulter, T. Pearce.
Fakenham Minors 1958/59. J. Holder, T. Amos, B. Harvey, B. Andrews, K.Smith, R.Curtis, Front Row. M.Splatt, D. Smith, A. Andrews, K.Utting, R. Andrews
Match Day Programmes from the 1953-54 season


Norfolk Senior Cup Winners

1994-95 Winners v Gorleston 2-1

Pre-match meal at the Landsdowne Hotel Norwich


Ray Page, Malcolm Whales, Des Cooper, Terry Herring, Derek Drewell, Paul Brown. Keith Utting. Front Row. John Chaney, Terry Futter, Walter Clifton, David Yarham, Unknown, Mervyn Beales.
David Yarham Fakenham’s Captain holds the Senior Cup, Manager Keith Utting (left) and assistant Manager Ray Page.

David Harris with his 1971 Senior Cup winners Trophy.

Fakenham Town Reserves, A Teams, and youth Teams.

Fakenham Under 17’s 1993-94
Carl Neale, Ronnie Heyhoe Robert Pointen
Fakenham under 16’s League Champions.

Bob Collins M.D. of Aldiss, presents Fakenham’s under 14’s new Shirts. 2002
John Curry and Stuart Bushell (left) Keith Utting (Far right)
Fakenham Under 14’s 1985-86 Back Row. Peter Reed, Jason Reed, Gregory Grey, Simon Loades, Andrew Anthony, Mark Huggins, Paul Curry, Alister Richardson, Ian Slegg, Jack Richards. Front Row. Richard Holman, Deane Gill, Matthew Gill, Paul Stewart, Robert Witton, Stephen Williamson.

Fakenham under 11’s Winners of the Norfolk Sunday Youth Sporting Award,.
Fakenham under 18’s Norfolk Sunday Youth Cup Winners 1998
Fakenham’s under 17’s winning the Bill Edwards Trophy.
Fakenham Town A Team

Fakenham Town A 1994-95, Manager Terry Vertigan.

Fakenham A Team

Fakenham A Team, 1999


Fakenham Res. Junior KO Winners 1-0 against Anglian Windows, on Dereham Rec.
Captain Duncan Bird, and Manager Ronnie Heyhoe

Breakfast before the Match at Beetley New Inn, with Landlord Terry Vertigan.

Fakenham Town Res. Div 2 Winners 1970’s