Here are a few more facts about Earlestown FC

1899-00

  • Joined Lancashire League

    1903

  • Lancashire League closed down

    1903-04

  • Joined Lancashire Combination as founder members of new Division 2
  • Lancashire Combination Division Two runner-up
  • Promoted to Division One

    1906

  • Relegated to Division Two

    1906-07

  • Lancashire Combination Division Two runner-up
  • Promoted to Division One
    SEASON LEAGUE P W D L F A P POS
    1899-00 LANCS 28 7 5 16 40 64 19 11/15
    1900-01 LANCS 20 8 3 9 31 45 19 8/11
    1901-02 LANCS 24 12 5 7 54 37 29 4/13
    1902-03 LANCS 22 8 0 14 43 48 16 9/12
    1903-04 LAN C-2 34 23 5 6 94 49 51 2/18
    1904-05 LAN C-1 34 12 5 17 50 71 29 14/18
    1905-06 LAN C-1 38 9 7 22 64 96 25 20/20
    1906-07 LAN C-2 38 24 5 9 124 57 53 2/20
    1907-08 LAN C-1 38 8 8 22 43 88 24 19/20
    1908-09 LAN C-2 38 16 3 19 65 90 35 12/20
    1909-10 LAN C-2 38 ?/20
    1910-11 LAN C-2 38 ?/20

    F.A. CUP

    1905-06 4Q BARNSLEY H 0-2
    1947-48 PRE HAYDOCK C & B RECREATION H 3-0
    1Q WIGAN ATHLETIC H 0-1
    1948-49 EP U G B ST HELENS H 5-1
    PRE RHYL A 1-2
    1949-50 EP CROSSENS H 2-1
    PRE BOOTLE ATHLETIC A 1-5
    1952-53 PRE PRESCOT CABLES H 0-2
    1953-54 1Q RUNCORN H 1-4
    1954-55 PRE MARINE A 0-4
    1955-56 1Q SOUTH LIVERPOOL H 1-1
    1Qr SOUTH LIVERPOOL A 1-3
    1956-57 1Q LLANDUDNO A 2-0
    2Q NEW BRIGHTON H 1-6
    1957-58 PRE PRESCOT CABLES H 1-6
    1958-59 PRE PRESCOT CABLES A 3-4
    1959-60 PRE ST HELENS TOWN A 2-0
    1Q PWLLHELI & DISTRICT H 5-2
    2Q PRESCOT CABLES H 0-1
    1960-61 1Q ALTRINCHAM H 4-3
    2Q SKELMERSDALE UNITED H 2-4
    1961-62 PRE ALTRINCHAM A 1-6
    1962-63 1Q ST HELENS TOWN H 1-3
    1963-64 1Q ALTRINCHAM H 0-10

    I will add some more info later, but for now, here is a link to a great resource of Football history

    Football Club History Database