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Worcester City History

The final game at St Georges Lane v Chester FC was the 5190th Worcester City Match and the 2545th game to take place at the ground, the home of Worcester City FC since 1902.

There were a total of 1914 League Matches played at St Georges Lane.

The first game was v Stafford Rangers on Saturday 28th October 1905.

The Highest Attendance since records were kept in 1949 was v Sheffield United in 1959 with 17,042

The Highest Attendances for Cup Games

17,042 v Sheffield United January 1959
15,011 v Liverpool January 1959
12,525 v Millwall December 1958
10,887 v Aldershot November 1957
10,303 v Bromsgrove November 1957
10,223 v Newport County December 1978
8,892 v Hartlepools November 1950
8,253 v Plymouth Argyle November 1978

The Highest League Attendances were:

9,211 v Hereford United April 1966
9,153 v Chelmsford April 1949
8,574 v Merthyr Tydfil February 1949
8,546 v Hereford United April 1952
8,068 v Merthyr Tydfil August 1951
8,057 v Hereford United April 1953
7,386 v Kettering May 1979

Since 2000 the highest attendances were:

4,163 v Huddersfield Town December 2005
4,027 v Chester FC April 2013
4,006 v Chippenham November 2005
2,711 v Stafford Rangers September 2002
1,856 v Crawley March 2004

The Official History of Worcester City FC is available for sale in our online shop. It is a great book to have for supporters as well as ex-players & especially so to relatives of players going back 100+ years. The book not only lists all of the games but each player & how many games they played for the Club.

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Club History History Worcester City Football Club was formed on 9th September 1902 when another Worcester-base
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