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Ray Simpson / 21st February 2021

Programmes from the 1954-55 season -- part 1

Programmes from the 1954-55 season -- part 1

More from Karl Alexander's extensive collection

Karl Alexander has a great collection of Darlington Fc programmes.

Today, we look back at the 1954-55 season, and our first game of the season was against Workington at Feethams on Saturday 21st August, with over 11,000 fans watching.

Unfortunately, we lost 2-1.


Two days later, we crossed the Pennines to Barrow, and drew 1-1


The return game took place on 1st September 1954, and this time we beat the Cumbrians 3-2 at Feethams, our first win of the season after four games.


Three days later, we took on Crewe Alexandra at Feethams, and we beat them 2-1 with nearly 10,000 in the ground



We won our first away game at the fourth attempt at Carlisle on 11th September