140th Anniversary Book

140th Anniversary Book

ONE FOR SORROW, TWO FOR JOY -The complete record of Maidenhead United Football Club from its origins in 1870 as Maidenhead Football Club. 356 A4 pages. PRICE - NOW £19.95p

Buy the book
- By post - add £4.40 p&p (at cost) for UK addresses - please contact us for international shipping costs. Please send a cheque for £24.35p (made payable to Mark Smith) to 5 Jacob Close, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5PT.

- From the Club Shop at 1st Team home games (opens around 2.30pm (Saturday matches) and 7.15pm (Midweek matches) and again at the half-time interval).

- From Maidenhead Heritage Centre in Park Street, Maidenhead.

If you have any queries, please email Mark Smith

The book includes the following articles:

  • The Early Officers from 1870 – 1914;
  • A comprehensive narrative history from 1870 – 1894;
  • Results of competitive matches from 1870 – 1894 including dates, scorers and line-ups;
  • A season by season appearance list from 1894 – 1914;
  • The other clubs in the town pre Great-War - Maidenhead Excelsior, Maidenhead Band of Hope/Temperance, Maidenhead Norfolkians - are featured but not with the detail afforded to Maidenhead FC;
  • Results of every known friendly match played by the club from 1870 – 2011 including dates and scorers - Match attendances are included where known;
  • A précis of each season from 1894 to 2011 with an accompanying results and appearance grids of every competitive match played.
  • Each season is afforded two pages; a final league table for each season is included where known.

This features the following leagues that the club competed in (at First, Reserves and Youth level):
Southern League, South Bucks & East Berks League, Great Western Suburban League, Berks & Bucks League, West Berks League, Spartan League, Reading & District League, Great Western Combination,
Corinthian League, Windsor, Slough & District League, Athenian League, Wycombe Floodlight League, Premier Midweek Floodlight League, Isthmian League, Isthmian League Youth Cup Leagues,
Maidenhead, Slough & District Sunday Industrial League, Middlesex Border League, Allied Counties League, Capital League, Suburban League, Hellenic League Reserve Division 1,
Conference South;

  • A biography and photograph of each Officer of the Club from 1919 – 2011 that has held the position of President, Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary;
  • Over 100 mini biographies of former players;
  • A list of dates, results and scorers from competitive matches against all opponents from 1919 – 2011 in an A – Z format;
  • A season by season appearance list from 1919 – 2011;
  • An A – Z appearance list;
  • The evolution of the club programme from 1921 – 2011;
  • A season by season guide to every known programme issued from 1945 - 2011.

The book is illustrated with hundreds of images.