Barking & East Ham

For two seasons Barking, who later merged with East Ham to become known as 'Barking & East Ham' were both Athenian League opponents of the Lilywhites and before that the two clubs had met only in cup games or in friendly matches.


Originally the Barking Working Lads Institute team, they became Barking Football Club 1902. They were also known as Barking Town from 1919 to 1932. For many years they played at Vicarage Field in Barking and it was here that they played the Lilywhites, In 1973 they moved to Mayesbrook Park in Dagenham and in 2001 they merged with East Ham to form a new club.

Athenian League

31.8.1950                     Barking 2 - 3 Cambridge Town                                                                                                                  Played at Vicarage Field, the goalscorers for the Lilywhites were John Richardson (2) and Ted Bowd.

28.10.1950                 Cambridge Town 1 - 4 Barking                                                                                                                  George Dean scored the Lilywhites goal.

15.9.1951                     Cambridge City 1 - 1 Barking                                                                                                                        The 1950/51 season was the first season that the Lilywhites were know as 'Cambridge City' The goalscorer for the Lilywhites was Bass.

8.12.1951                      Barking 5 - 2 Cambridge City                                                                                                                     The last league meeting between the two clubs as Barking joined the Isthmian League at the end of the season. Both goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Driver.

Addenbrookes Hospital Club

13.5.1939                     Cambridge Town 1 - 2 Barking                                                                                                          Cambridge Town team: C Eldsen, J Scrutton, G Parr, George Dean, Ron Saddington, S Cornwell, D Rowe, H Bullen, Freddie Barnard and H Clements, T Cranfield. The Lilywhites goal was scored by Cranfield.

17.5.1947                        Cambridge Town 0 - 2 Barking

East Anglian Cup

20.4.1937                        Cambridge Town 3 - 10 Barking                                                                 Semi Final                         Goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Len Hard (2) and Freddie Barnard.

F.A. Amateur Cup

25.2.1928                           Barking Town 2 - 3 Cambridge Town                                                           4th Round                         Played at Vicarage Field, Bennett, Knight and Bell scored for the Lilywhites. This was the first competitive meeting between the Lilywhites and Barking.

Friendly Matches

10.4.1925                          Cambridge Town 1 - 2 Barking                                                                                                                Len Wordinham scored for the Lilywhites in the first match between the Lilywhites and Barking.

8.9.1928                           Cambridge Town 2 - 0 Barking                                                                                                               The goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Luff and Bell.

Mayesbrook Park, Barking - Home of Barking after 1973 and also Barking & East Ham F.C.

Barking & East Ham

Founded in 2001, Barking & East Ham Football Club folded in 2006. They were never opponents of the Lilywhites.