Nantwich Town Football Club was founded in 1884 and has a long and proud tradition.
Although it has enjoyed relative success in recent seasons, the club has always
had its roots in the local community, nurturing local youngsters to progress to play
‘the beautiful game’ at a higher level.
Over 50 players have gone on to play in the Football League after adorning Nantwich’s
colours - amongst them Walter Cartwright (Manchester United), Freddie Worrall (Portsmouth
& England), Jimmy Quinn (Blackburn Rovers & Northern Ireland) and, most recently,
Ritchie Sutton (Port Vale), Kelvin Mellor (Crewe Alexandra) and Ben Mills (Macclesfield
Nicknamed ‘The Dabbers’, Nantwich played at their London Road ground for 123 years,
prior to moving to the smart new Weaver Stadium in time for the 2007/08 season.
This website is an on-line celebration of the club’s history and former players -
and highlights the book ‘Proud to be the Dabbers’ which was published to commemorate
the club’s 125th anniversary.
Click on the seasons below to view player appearances and goalscorers over the past
six easons (pdf files):
‘Proud to be The Dabbers’ is a 128 page full colour book published to commemorate
the history of Nantwich Town FC. The development of the club is traced from its
origins in 1884 through to its 125th anniversary in 2009. Please click the link
below for ordering details.
Updated 08 May 2013
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After featuring in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, ‘Suts’ got a taste of the real
thing as a substitute in the 2-0 win at Bradford on 4th September 2010.
Click here to visit the main Nantwich Town FC website
More and more indepedent websites are being developed for lower league and non-league
clubs in the North West with excellent archives and databases of former players including