Addenbrookes Hospital Club

The Addenbrookes Hospital Club was for many years an annual feature on the Lilywhites fixture list from May 13th, 1939 until 1961. The Cup was later revived for two seasons as a match between Cambridgeshire and Cambridge University (1983/84 and 1984/85) before being used for matches between the Lilywhites and Cambridge United.

13.5.1939                                 Cambridge Town 1 - 2 Barking                                                                                                        The goalscorer for the Lilwhites was Cranfield.

18.5.1940                                 Cambridge Town 6 - 1 Ilford                                                                                                                Goals scored for the Lilywhites by Wright (3), Elsden, Parr and Barnard.

10.5.1941                                 Cambridge Town 2 - 3 Wealdstone                                                                                                  Noble scored both of the Lilywhites goals.

16.5.1942                                 Cambridge Town 4 - 2 Metropolitan Police                                                                                    Freddy Barnard scored a hat-trick for the Lilywhites, with the fourth coming from Fordham.

8.5.1943                                   Cambridge Town 5 - 2 St Albans (after extra times)                                                                   The goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Barnard (2), Liddell, Ward and a Butt penalty.

13.5.1944                                 Cambridge Town 5 - 1 R.A.F. XI                                                                                                       Goals scored for the Lilywhites by Richardson (3), Wright and Dunn.

12.5.1945                                  Cambridge Town 8 - 1 Metropolitan Police                                                                                  The goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Wright (4), Liddell (3) and Richardson.

11.5.1946                                  Cambridge Town 4 - 1 Chesham United                                                                                      Goals scored for the Lilywhites by Barnard (2), Gallego and Collins.

17.3.1947                                  Cambridge Town 0 - 2 Barking

8.5.1948                                     Cambridge Town 2 - 1 Wimbledon                                                                                              The Lilywhites won thanks to goals by Barnard and Rose.

1.5.1949                                      Cambridge Town 3 - 2 Ilford                                                                                                         The goalscorers for the Lilywhites being Few, Woods and Thurston.

13.5.1950                                    Cambridge Town 3 - 2 Tooting & Mitcham                                                                                    Joe Richardson (P), Rose and Few scored for the Lilywhites.

12.5.1951                                     Cambridge Town 1 - 1 Woking (after extra time)                                                                        The Lilywhites goal was scored by Cowell.

10.5.1952                                     Cambridge Town 4 - 4 Woking (after extra time)                                                                     Bass (2), Rutherford and Bowd scored for the Lilywhites.

9.5.1953                                        Cambridge City 1 - 0 Dulwich Hamlet                                                                                       Hadder scored the winning goal for the Lilywhites.

8.5.1954                                        Cambridge City 3 - 4 Barking                                                                                                      The goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Turner (2) and Chapman.

14.5.1955                                      Cambridge City 2 - 7 Woking                                                                                                     Turner scored both of the Lilywhites goals.

12.5.1956                                      Cambridge City 2- 0 Barking                                                                                                     Goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Ellis and Mellor.

11.5.1957                                      Cambridge City 3 - 0 Tooting & Mitcham                                                                                  The goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Race (2) and Linturn (penalty).

10.5.1958                                      Cambridge City 1 - 1 Athenian League XI (after extra time)                                                  Race scored for the Lilywhites.

6.5.1959                                           Cambridge City 1 - 1 Colchester United                                                                                     The Lilywhites goal was scored by Roy Keeble.

5.5.1960                                           Cambridge City 2 - 2 Southampton                                                                                        Derek Weddle scored both of the Lilywhites goals.

8.5.1961                                           Cambridge City 2 - 2 Luton Town                                                                                          Pearce and Livesey scored the Lilywhites goals.


All of these matches were played at Milton Road.


9.3.1988                                          Cambridge City 2 - 2 Cambridge United (after extra time)                                                   The goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Gary Grogan and Keith Lockhart. The match is decided on penalties, with the Lilywhites winning by 3 to 2.

15.8.1989                                         Cambridge United 2 - 0 Cambridge City                                                                                Played at the Abbey Stadium.

3.8.1990                                           Cambridge City 1 - 3 Cambridge United                                                                                 The last meeting between the Lilywhites and Cambridge United for the Addenbrookes Hospital Club. The goalscorer for the Lilywhites was Keith Lockhart.