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Wisbech Town's first-ever game

Wisbech Town played their first ever game on Saturday, September 4, 1920, and drew 1-1 at home against Yaxley Rovers in Division One of the Peterborough League.

Our report at the time read: “Large numbers of spectators visited the Park on Saturday, when the first match under the auspices of the newly-formed Town Football Club, took place.

“As could only be expected for the first turn-out, there was a good deal lacking on both sides in respect of the quality of the play, but on the whole, there was sufficient evidence to prove that the home team have the ability when plied in the right direction.

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