Reigate Priory

Reigate Priory, who first played the Lilywhites in 1909 in the Amateur Football Alliance Senior Cup and subsquently the Southern Amateur League, are one of the few clubs of that era to be still playing on their original ground having been founded in 1870. They were also one of the 15 teams to enter the first F.A. Cup in 1871, losing in the first round to the eventual runners up, Royal Engineers.

Southern Amateur League 1st Division

24.1.1920                            Cambridge Town 8 - 3 Reigate Priory                                                                                                         Played at St John's College, the goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Squire (3), Rowell (2), Watson (2) and Rae.

13.3.1920                             Reigate Priory 2 - 6 Cambridge Town                                                                                                      Allen (4), W Cornwell and Kirby scored for the Lilywhites.

25.9.1920                              Cambridge Town 10 - 0 Reigate Priory                                                                                                       Scorers for the Lilywhites were Allen (4), Rowell (2), Rae (2), W Cornwell and Wordingham

2.4.1921                                Reigate Priory 1 - 2 Cambridge Town                                                                                                    Both goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Bert Allen, who was to score 77 goals in 84 appearances for Lilywhites.

A.F.A. Senior Cup

18.12.1909                         Reigate Priory 3 - 3 Cambridge Town                                                        1st Round                           Goals scored for the Lilywhites were by Doig, a Richardson penalty and Stokes. As Reigate Priory were unable to travel to Cambridge for a replay, the Lilywhites were give the tie. They then went out to the Civil Service.

International Challenge Du Nord Cup

11.3.1910                              Cambridge Town 5 - 2 Reigate Priory                               English Section Semi-Final                  Goals from Sizer, Coe, Halls (2) anf Fleming saw the Lilywhites through to the English Final, where they beat Charshalton, Travelling to France to play the French champions, they lost 2 - 1 but the following they became the champions.