Street FC verses Newquay AFC match preview.
After Wednesday night’s 4-0 win against Westlands the focus now turns to the match against Newquay AFC on Saturday. This is the first time the two teams have met each other and we offer a warm welcome to the players, officials and supporters from Newquay. The club was established in 1890 as Newquay Football Club, but did not play any competitive games until entering the Cornwall Senior Cup in 1896–97. They were renamed Newquay One and All in 1903 and went on to win the Cornwall Charity Shield in 1906–07.After folding in 1912, the club was re-established as Newquay Rovers in 1920. The new club joined the Plymouth & District League, but left in 1927 due to the cost of travelling. In 1931 they were founder members of the Cornwall Senior League, going on to win the league and the Cornwall Senior Cup in 1934–35. However, the club disbanded in 1937.
The current incarnation of the club was formed in 1946, rejoining the Cornwall Senior League. In 1951 they were founder members of the South Western League. They won the Cornwall Senior Cup in 1952–53, 1954–55 and 1956–57, before finishing as runners-up in the South Western League in 1957–58. They were league champions the following season and retained the title in 1959–60. The club won the league again in 1977–78, 1979–80, 1981–82 and 1983–84, before finishing as runners-up in 1984–85. They were South Western League champions for a seventh time in 1987–88 and finished as runners-up in 1991–92,as well as winning the Cornwall Senior Cup. They finished second in the league again in 1993–94.
In 2007 the South Western League merged with the Devon County League to form the South West Peninsula League, with Newquay placed in Division One West. They were runners-up in the division in 2008–09 and then champions in 2011–12, earning promotion to the Premier Division.
The match will include the club summer bbq. Turnstiles, the clubhouse and bbq will be open from 1pm. We look forward to the game and welcoming supporters back to the tannery ground.