Darwen Stories (an occasional series) – Story 1

Story 1 1895,Darwen, 0-0 Liverpool. Liverpool could not break down Darwen’s stubborn defence during this autumn game at Anfield in the presence of 6,000 spectators. Even when Haddow was ordered off the field for unsportsmanlike behaviour Liverpool could not find the...

History of the Darwen badge

AFC DARWEN BADGE HISTORY A traditional town coat of arms, only very slightly modified, is used to represent a football club which can trace its roots as far back as 1870. Although the current club was formed in 2009 under the name of AFC Darwen, the original Darwen...