Hitchin Town FC History:
Not to be confused with Hitchin FC (another football club in Hitchin) that was dissolved in 1915.
The history of Hitchin Town Football Club started in 1928 when a semi-professional football was established in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK under the name of ‘Hitchin Town’. Known as ‘the Canaries’, Hitchin Town FC is a successor affiliated team of defunct Hitchin F.C.
From the beginning, Hitchin Town F.C has been playing games at Top Field Stadium, a prominent soccer club in Hitchin, England).
Facts About Hitchin Town F.C:
Did you know?
Hitchin Town FC is not the first football club to represent Hitchin. In fact, it was Hitchin F.C (1865-1915) who ruled the grounds for decades in Hertfordshire, England.
Hitchin F.C – What Happened?
Football enthusiasts and admirers around Hertfordshire, England often wonder why Hitchin F.C was dissolved. Hitchin Football Club boomed the football fields until the 20th century when things started to fall off for them. However, it was not the main reason for their disbandment. According to online sources, a fire broke out at Top Field stadium in 1911 that caused inevitable financial crises. Eventually, Hitchin F.C could not come back and decided to disband the club in 1915.
Hitchin Town F.C Fixtures & Results:
Hitchin Town F.C presently stands at the 18th position of 22 in Southern League Premier Division Central (2018-19). Similar to other football clubs, Hitchin Town FC had also undergone financial crises and losing streaks but gained back the double what it had lost by winning record-breaking games. Following are some of the many Hitchin Town F.C honours & achievements:
- Winners – Isthmian League Division One 1992-93
- Winners – Spartan League 1934-35
- Winners – AFA Senior Cup 1931-32
- Winners – Southern League Cup 2005-06, 2017-18
- Winners – Herts Senior Cup (14x Champions)
How Can I Get to Hitchin Town FC?
Getting to and from Hitchin Town FC is quite simple and affordable. Just utilise the following Hitchin travel guide for travelling to and from Hitchin Town F.C by Hitchin local transportation.
Travel to Hitchin Town FC by Train – Use the following railway stations in Hitchin nearest to Hitchin Town FC to reach the club by train: Hitchin Train Station (SG4 9UL) and Letchworth Garden City Train Station (SG6 3AN).
Travel to Hitchin Town FC by Bus/Coach – Interested travellers can use the following bus stations in Hitchin nearest to Hitchin Town FC as drop-off location to reach the club bus or coach: Hitchin Town Football Club bus stop (SG1 1NU), Fishponds Road (SG5 1PA) and Fishponds Road (SG5 2TJ).
Travel to Hitchin Town F.C by Taxi – A1 Taxis St Albans offers cheap Hitchin taxis to and from Hitchin Town Football Club 24 hours a day. You can book a taxi to Hitchin Town FC from anywhere in Hertfordshire, England.
Hitchin Town F.C Contact Details:
- Hitchin Town FC Address – Top Field, Fishponds Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK
- Hitchin Town FC Postcode – SG5 1NU
- Hitchin Town FC Contact Number – +441462459028
- Hitchin Town FC Opening Hours – 8 AM to 6 PM (not confirmed)