Thetford Town

Thetford Town, who were to later become Jewson League opponents of the Lilywhites Reserve team, were once regular opponents at Milton Road of the first team in the Theford Hospital Cup.

Founded in 1882, Thetford Town had first played the Lilywhites in the F.A. Amateur Cup in 1921.

Theford Town v Cambridge City Reserves (1997)


F.A. Amateur Cup

3.12.1921                      Cambridge Town  4 - 0 Thetford Town                           4th Qualifying Round                                    The goals for the Lilywhites were scored by W Cornwell (2), Taylor and Hill.


Thetford Hospital Cup

29. 8.1925                    Cambridge Town 3 - 2 Thetford Town                                                                                                       The goalscorers for the Lilywhites were W Taylor (2) and Stearn.

27.8.1927                     Cambridge Town 9 - 0 Thetford Town                                                                                                    Goals for the Lilywhites by Frank Ridgeon (4), Bennett (3), Wakefield and Caldecoat.

25.8.1928                     Cambridge Town 5 - 0 Thetford Town                                                                                                     Goals for the Lilywhites as they retain the Thetford Hospital Cup came from Bennett (2), Bell, Offord and a penalty scored by Duller.

Sept 1929                      Cambridge Town beat Thetford Town

26.8.1933                       Cambridge Town 7 - 0 Thetford Town                                                                                                        The goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Sid Melling (3), Len Hard, Bemmant and Freddie Barnard. There was also an own goal.

25.8.1934                        Cambridge Town 3 - 0 Thetford Town                                                                                                   Allen, W Webb and Lockwood scored the Lilywhites goals.

5.9.1935                           Cambridge Town 12 - 1 Thetford Town                                                                                               Goals scored for the Lilywhites by Len Hard (penalty), Barker, Sid Melling (5), Freddie Barnard (4) and Brown.