DARWEN
Formed: 1870  Dissolved: 2009   Ground: Anchor Ground, Darwen  

League Record

Season Position Finished Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points League & Division
1889/90 6th 22 10 2 10 70 75 22 Football Alliance
1890/91 ▲6th 22 10 3 9 64 59 23 Football Alliance
1891/92 ▼14th 26 4 3 19 38 112 11 Football League
1892/93 ♦▲3rd 22 14 2 6 60 36 30 Football League Second Division
1893/94 ♦▼15th 30 7 5 18 37 83 19 Football League First Division
1894/95 6th 30 16 4 10 74 43 36 Football League Second Division
1895/96 9th 30 12 6 12 72 67 30 Football League Second Division
1896/97 11th 30 14 0 16 67 61 28 Football League Second Division
1897/98 15th 30 6 2 22 31 76 14 Football League Second Division
1898/99 ▼18th 34 2 5 27 22 141 9 Football League Second Division

Darwen finished a distant bottom of the Football League Second Division at the end of the 1898/99 Season and did not seek Re-Election.

1899/00 5th 28 13 10 5 56 31 36 Lancashire League
1900/01 4th 20 10 3 7 40 25 23 Lancashire League
1901/02 1st 24 18 6 0 78 16 42 Lancashire League
1902/03 2nd 22 15 1 6 68 21 31 Lancashire League
1903/04 5th 34 19 7 8 79 45 45 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1904/05 5th 34 14 10 10 55 49 38 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1905/06 2nd 38 19 9 10 81 64 47 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1906/07 7th 38 17 8 13 60 55 42 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1907/08 16th 38 11 8 19 52 85 30 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1908/09 ▼17th 38 13 5 20 41 85 31 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1909/10 11th 38 15 6 17 71 68 36 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1910/11 17th 38 13 3 22 59 91 29 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1911/12 13th 30 9 3 18 34 84 21 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1912/13 14th 34 9 5 20 53 85 23 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1913/14 8th 34 15 6 13 66 65 36 Lancashire Combination Division 2
Darwen left the Lancashire Combination and rejoined after the War
World War 1 Suspended Play
1920/21 4th 34 17 10 7 79 51 44 Lancashire Combination
1921/22 4th 34 21 3 10 75 51 45 Lancashire Combination
1922/23 3rd 34 17 9 8 77 60 43 Lancashire Combination
1923/24 3rd 38 19 8 11 84 63 46 Lancashire Combination
1924/25 3rd 36 17 11 8 64 35 45 Lancashire Combination
1925/26 9th 38 18 4 14 93 75 40 Lancashire Combination
1926/27 11th 38 15 6 17 89 98 36 Lancashire Combination
1927/28 19th 38 10 6 22 68 104 26 Lancashire Combination
1928/29 11th 38 17 5 16 84 82 39 Lancashire Combination
1929/30 4th 38 22 4 12 93 62 48 Lancashire Combination
1930/31 1st 38 23 7 8 116 55 53 Lancashire Combination
1931/32 1st 36 24 7 5 104 43 55 Lancashire Combination
1932/33 4th 38 22 5 11 119 67 49 Lancashire Combination
1933/34 5th 38 20 7 11 122 72 47 Lancashire Combination
1934/35 7th 38 19 6 13 119 83 44 Lancashire Combination
1935/36 8th 40 21 3 16 104 77 45 Lancashire Combination
1936/37 3rd 40 24 7 9 106 63 55 Lancashire Combination
1937/38 7th 42 19 9 14 103 85 47 Lancashire Combination
1938/39 13th 42 18 6 18 116 87 42 Lancashire Combination
World War 2 Suspended Play
1945/46 5th 22 9 7 6 50 48 25 Lancashire Combination
1946/47 18th 42 14 6 22 84 112 34 Lancashire Combination
1947/48 16th 42 12 9 21 60 91 33 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1948/49 5th 42 21 7 14 81 65 49 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1949/50 17th 42 13 11 18 55 66 37 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1950/51 14th 42 12 12 18 62 79 36 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1951/52 16th 42 16 5 21 60 83 37 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1952/53 3rd 42 19 11 12 88 65 49 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1953/54 5th 40 18 9 13 80 49 45 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1954/55 12th 42 15 13 14 64 79 43 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1955/56 13th 38 13 8 17 66 85 34 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1956/57 19th 38 11 5 22 62 88 27 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1957/58 18th 42 14 6 22 71 104 34 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1958/59 14th 42 16 6 20 75 93 38 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1959/60 20th 42 10 11 21 57 86 31 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1960/61 22nd 42 7 2 33 45 121 16 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1961/62 19th 42 8 9 25 56 119 25 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1962/63 ▼21st 42 5 6 31 41 117 16 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1963/64 9th 34 14 10 10 77 59 38 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1964/65 11th 32 15 5 12 63 58 35 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1965/66 ▲3rd 26 15 2 9 52 33 32 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1966/67 ▼21st 42 6 12 24 56 102 24 Lancashire Combination Division 1
1967/68 ▲2nd 32 21 6 5 72 35 48 Lancashire Combination Division 2
1968/69 8th 42 17 9 16 59 64 43 Lancashire Combination
1969/70 10th 38 15 11 12 78 67 41 Lancashire Combination
1970/71 11th 30 10 6 14 44 57 26 Lancashire Combination
1971/72 9th 28 10 6 12 48 57 26 Lancashire Combination
1972/73 1st 38 30 4 4 105 39 64 Lancashire Combination
1973/74 2nd 38 24 10 4 89 38 58 Lancashire Combination
1974/75 1st 38 26 8 4 97 36 60 Lancashire Combination
Darwen left the Lancashire Combination and joined the Cheshire County League
1975/76 20th 42 9 7 26 49 89 25 Cheshire County League
1976/77 19th 42 10 8 24 50 81 28 Cheshire County League
1977/78 15th 42 14 6 22 50 68 34 Cheshire County League
1978/79 15th 42 15 9 18 52 53 39 Cheshire County League Division 1
1979/80 10th 38 12 12 14 41 52 36 Cheshire County League Division 1
1980/81 17th 38 8 10 20 46 74 26 Cheshire County League Division 1
1981/82 7th 38 16 10 12 63 62 40 Cheshire County League Division 1
The Cheshire County League merged with the Lancashire Combination to form the North West Counties League
1982/83 6th 38 17 12 9 68 46 46 North West Counties League Div 1
1983/84 ▼20th 38 2 2 34 29 111 6 North West Counties League Div 1
1984/85 16th 34 7 6 21 32 62 20 North West Counties League Div 2
1985/86 15th 34 8 8 18 48 57 24 North West Counties League Div 2
1986/87 ▲6th 34 15 8 11 45 47 38 North West Counties League Div 2
1987/88 7th 34 14 10 10 55 45 38 North West Counties League Div 1
1988/89 5th 34 19 9 6 64 36 47 North West Counties League Div 1
1989/90 6th 34 15 9 10 40 34 54 North West Counties League Div 1
1990/91 16th 36 9 11 16 44 62 38 North West Counties League Div 1
1991/92 10th 34 10 11 13 56 55 41 North West Counties League Div 1
1992/93 17th 42 14 10 18 54 61 52 North West Counties League Div 1
1993/94 16th 42 12 8 22 38 61 44 North West Counties League Div 1
1994/95 17th 42 14 5 23 65 82 47 North West Counties League Div 1
1995/96 19th 42 9 10 23 67 77 37 North West Counties League Div 1
1996/97 21st 42 9 10 23 49 82 37 North West Counties League Div 1
1997/98 ▼21st 42 6 13 23 42 93 31 North West Counties League Div 1
1998/99 8th 36 13 12 11 64 53 51 North West Counties League Div 2
1999/00 4th 34 20 6 8 69 35 66 North West Counties League Div 2
2000/01 11th 38 16 7 15 72 66 55 North West Counties League Div 2
2001/02 11th 40 15 10 15 77 73 55 North West Counties League Div 2
2002/03 8th 34 14 7 13 59 64 49 North West Counties League Div 2
2003/04 6th 38 17 11 10 81 67 59 North West Counties League Div 2
2004/05 16th 36 13 5 18 39 56 35 North West Counties League Div 2
2005/06 16th 36 11 2 23 47 61 35 North West Counties League Div 2
2006/07 7th 34 14 10 10 56 45 52 North West Counties League Div 2
2007/08 11th 34 13 5 16 55 65 44 North West Counties League Div 2
The North West Counties League renamed its Divisions to the Premier & Division 1
2008/09 13th 34 11 7 16 51 74 40 North West Counties League Div 1
Darwen were wound up in High Court following financial difficulties