Baldock

The Norton Road Ground, Baldock in the mid 1980s

Baldock Town

The original Baldock Town, who were founded in 1905, first met the Lilywhites in an East Anglian Cup tie in 1979 at their old Bakers Close Ground. By the time the two clubs next met, over two legs in the Westgate Cup, they had moved to Norton Road, a ground that they used from 1981 until they folded in 2001. The two clubs first met a league match in 1996.

Southern Premier League (NL 2)

1.1.1996                       Cambridge City 0 - 0 Baldock Town

Baldock Town v Cambridge City, New Year's Day, 1996

27.3.1996                     Baldock Town 0 - 0 Cambridge City                                                                                                           The Baldock team included both a former Lilywhites player, Laurence Cullum, and a future one, Richard Chattoe.

26.8.1996                     Baldock Town 0 - 3 Cambridge City                                                                                                           Cambrige City team: Kevin Murray, Andy Pincher, David Herlock, Graham Retallick, Andy Jeffrey, Andy Beattie, John Fowler, Keith Lockhart, Peter Leete, Chris Tovey and Ian Cambridge. A crowd of 416, saw the Lilywhites win thanks to goals by Ian Cambridge, Chris Tovey and Keith Lockhart. Subs used were Paul Coe for Leete and Wayne Goddard for Tovey. The Baldock team included Richard Chattoe, who shortly afterwards joined the Lilywhites. 

15.10.1996                     Cambridge City 1 - 1 Baldock Town                                                                                                       Cambridge City team: Barry Piggott, Andy Pincher, Richard Chattoe, Graham Retallick, Andy Jeffrey, Andy Beattie, John Fowler, Wayne Goddard, Lee Bearman, Chris Tovey and Ian Cambridge. Only sub used was Keith Lockhart for Retallick. The Lilywhites goal was scored by Ian Cambridge.


East Anglian Cup

4.9.1979                          Baldock Town 3 - 1 Cambridge City                                                      1st Round                             Played at the Bakers Close Ground, Peter Martin scored the Lilywhites only goal

3.5.1990                          Baldock Town 1 - 3 Cambridge City                                                       Semi Final                        Played at the Norton Road Ground, the Lilywhites were three up after just ten minutes and in the end won the match quite easily. The goalscorers being Steve Fallon, Gary Grogan and Kevin Wilkin.


The Lilywhites also played Baldock Town in the group stages of the Westgate Cup in 1985/86, winning 4 - 1 in both matches.

Baldock Town v Cambridge City, New Year's Day, 1996


Baldock (now Baldock Town)

Founded in 2003 as Baldock Football Club, they have struggled to find a home ground to call their own. They began life playing at the original home of their predecessor, Bakers Close, before moving to the Knights Templar Sports Centre in 2006. After three years there they moved for the 2008-11 season the County Ground in Baldock Road, Letchworth before again moving for the 2011-12 season to the Norton Road Ground in Baldock, which then had a 3G surface. At the end of that season this surface stopped them being promoted to the Spartan South Midlands League. so they quit Norton Road and entered into a ground share with Hitchin at the Top Field Ground in Hitchin. They have since 2006 been known as Baldock Town.