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Photographs and match report from Hitchin Town v Dunstable Town in a 2017/2018 Evo Stik Southern League Premier Division fixture, at Top Field on Saturday 2 December 2017, Hitchin Town won 1-0 with Dunstable Town not looking like a team who would sadly finish rock bottom that season: 

http://hitchintownfc.club/event/1049/

Hitchin Town 1-0 Dunstable Town

 

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Photographs and match report from Dunstable Town v Hitchin Town in a 2017/2018 Evo Stik Southern League Premier Division fixture, at Creasey Park on Saturday 24 March 2018, Hitchin Town won 4-0 to hammer a nail in to Dunstable Town's relegation coffin that season: 

http://hitchintownfc.club/event/1065/

Dunstable Town 0-4 Hitchin Town

 

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Photographs and match report from Thame United v Dunstable Town in a 2018/2019 Evo Stik Southern League Division One Central fixture, at the ASM Stadium on Saturday 23 February 2019, Thame United won 5-0 to hammer a nail into Dunstable Town's second successive relegation coffin that season and to the SSML along with Aylesbury FC: 

*** MATCH REPORT - Thame United v Dunstable Town *** (thamefootball.co.uk)

Thame United v Dunstable Town SL

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Rather than continually post albums of old photographs, courtesy of photographer Liam Smith, from Dunstable Town's past matches, here is a summary of what is incorporated within the link. The list focuses only on the Club's exciting 2012/13 SSML Premier Division Championship and so called 'invincibles' campaign: 

Liam Smith’s albums | Flickr

Page 1
Dunstable Town 2 Hatfield Town 0, SSML Premier Division, 27 April 2013 
Dunstable Town 4 Biggleswade United 0, SSML Premier Division, 5 March 2013
Page 2
AFC Dunstable 1 Dunstable Town 3, SSML Premier Division, 29 December 2012
Dunstable Town 1 Aylesbury United 3, SSML Premier Division Cup 2nd Round, 18 December 2012
Hadley 0 Dunstable Town 2, SSML Premier Division, 10 November 2012
Dunstable Town 1 Berkhamsted 0, SSML Premier Division, 30 October 2012
Dunstable Town 2 Stony Stratford Town 0, SSML Challenge Trophy 2nd Round, 23 October 2012
Dunstable Town Res' 0 Tring Athletic Res' 1, Suburban League North Division, 18 October 2012
Dunstable Town Res' 0 Royston Town Res' 4, Suburban League North Division, 11 October 2012
Dunstable Town 4 London Colney 0, SSML Premier Division, 18 September 2012
Aylesbury United 1 Dunstable Town 3, SSML Premier Division, 29 August 2012
Dunstable Town 3 Hanwell Town 2, SSML Premier Division, 21 August 2012
Dunstable Town 4 Hadley 1, SSML Premier Division, 18 August 2012
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Interesting photographs, YouTube coverage and match report from Whitley Bay v Dunstable Town in a 2010/11 FA Vase Fifth Round tie, at Hillheads Park on Saturday 12 February 2011, Whitley Bay won 5-1 after then SSML Premier Division Dunstable Town had beaten Hanwell Town, Cranfield United, AFC Wallingford, Cambridge Regional College, Tring Athletic and Willand Rovers en route. It was a good run however Whitley Bay were a bridge too far despite Luke Abraham scoring first and Dunstable Town staying ahead until roughly the hour mark before capitulating:

Whitley Bay FC > Match Reports

(343) FULL MATCH | Whitley Bay v Dunstable Town | FA Vase 5th Round 2011 - YouTube

Whitley Bay v Dunstable Town  FA Vase 5th Round  12/02/11

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Photographs, and match report, from Merthyr Town v Dunstable Town in a 2017/18 Evo Stik Southern League Premier Division fixture, at Penydarren Park on Tuesday 13 February 2018. Merthyr Town won 3-1 to hammer a nail into Dunstable Town's relegation coffin that season, the visitors had led at the interval through an Ethan Lamptey strike on nineteen minutes:

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13th February 2018 MTFC vs Dunstable

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Photographs, and match report, from Merthyr Town v Dunstable Town in a 2016/17 Evo Stik Southern League Premier Division fixture, at Penydarren Park on Saturday 13 August 2016, Merthyr Town won an early season thriller 4-3:

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13th August 2016 MTFC vs Dunstable Town

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Rather than continually post albums of old photographs, courtesy of photographer Liam Smith, from Dunstable Town's past matches, here is a summary of what is incorporated within the link. This list focuses only on the Club's 2013/14 Southern League Division One Central season following their SSML Premier Division Championship and promotion campaign in 2012/13

Liam Smith’s albums | Flickr

Dunstable Town 0 Barton Rovers 1Southern League Division One Central, 1 March 2014
Dunstable Town 4 North Greenford Utd 1, Southern League Division One Central, 25 January 2014
Dunstable Town 3 Northwood 2Southern League Division One Central, 21 December 2013
Dunstable Town 3 Slough Town 2Southern League Division One Central, 3 December 2013 
Dunstable Town 8 Ashford Town (Middx) 2Southern League Division One Central, 19 November 2013 
Dunstable Town 1 Aylesbury FC 0, Southern League Cup, 15 October 2013 
Dunstable Town 4 Erith & Belvedere 1, FA Trophy Preliminary Round, 5 October 2013 
Dunstable Town 3 Daventry Town 1 Southern League Division One Central, 1 October 2013  
Aylesbury FC 0 Dunstable Town 4Southern League Division One Central, 7 September 2013 
Dunstable Town 4 Kettering Town 1Southern League Division One Central, 3 September 2013 
Crawley Green 0 Dunstable Town 3, FA Cup Preliminary Round, 30 August 2013 
Dunstable Town Reserves v Royston Town Reserves, Capital League, 29 August 2013 
Dunstable Town 2 Royston Town 2, Southern League Division One Central, 26 August 2013
Dunstable Town v Hitchin Town, Pre Season Friendly, 6 August 2013 
Dunstable Town 2 Luton Town XI 0, Pre Season Friendly  25 July 2013 
Totternhoe v Dunstable Town, Pre Season Friendly, 6 July 2013
Dunstable Town Children's Soccer School 
Dunstable Town Training Session
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On 25/06/2020 at 10:14, Rhodes said:

Over 150 photographs from Dunstable Town v Slough Town at Creasey Park, in a 2013/2014 Southern League Division One Central fixture on 3 December 2013, Dunstable Town won 3-2 with second half strikes from Marc Leach, Lee Roach and substitute Bernard Christie after Slough Town led 1-0 at the interval, both Club's were promoted to the Southern League Premier Division at the end of that campaign:

03-12-13 Dunstable Town v Slough Town

Something has gone wrong with the above link posted earlier so here is different album of photographs from the Dunstable Town v Slough Town 2013/2014 Southern League Division One Central fixture at Creasey Park on Tuesday 3 December 2013:

Dunstable Town v Slough Town

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It's surprising that Dunstable Town's FA Vase record is fairly brief whereas their FA Cup record is as long as your arm, starting in 1950/51. The Club were unfortunate to draw Whitley Bay in the Fifth Round in 2010/11 as no doubt they would have reached Wembley had they avoided the three time successive winners, in 2012/13 they surprisingly lost a Third Round tie at Essex Senior League Enfield considering it was their 'invincibles' season with Enfield duly losing 3-0 at Ampthill Town in the following Round without laying a glove on Craig Bicknell's men: 

F.A. VASE

2000-01   1Q    ST MARGARETSBURY                    A    2-2
          1Qr   ST MARGARETSBURY                    H    4-1
          2Q    WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN                 A    1-0
          1     HARWICH & PARKESTON                 A    4-3
          2     WELWYN GARDEN CITY                  A    3-1
          3     TOOTING & MITCHAM UNITED            A    0-1
2001-02   1Q    WARE                                H    2-1
          2Q    HARWICH & PARKESTON                 A    2-0
          1     LEYTON PENNANT                      A    1-6
2002-03   2Q    HALSTEAD TOWN                       H    2-3
2009-10   1     HALSTEAD TOWN                       A    0-3
2010-11   1Q    HANWELL TOWN                        H    4-2
          2Q    CRANFIELD UNITED                    H    2-1
          1     A F C WALLINGFORD                   H    5-0
          2     CAMBRIDGE REGIONAL COLLEGE          H    2-1
          3     TRING ATHLETIC                      A    6-1
          4     WILLAND ROVERS                      H    2-0
          5     WHITLEY BAY                         A    1-5
2011-12   2     LONG BUCKBY                         A    2-4
2012-13   1     BARKING                             A    3-0
          2     PETERBOROUGH NORTHERN STAR          A    3-1
          3     ENFIELD                             A    0-1
2019-20   1Q    A F C HAYES                         A    1-3
2020-21   1Q    AMPTHILL TOWN                       A    1-4
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The match programme cover and some photographs from Dunstable Town's 2010/11 FA Vase Fourth Round tie against Western League Premier Division Willand Rovers at Creasey Park which they won 2-0 with goals from Graeme Buchanan and Jonathan Cooper, 158 were in attendance:

Half Time Orange??: Dunstable Town 2 Willand Rovers 0

Image 1 - FA-Carlsberg-4th-Rnd-bewteen-Dunstable-Town-and-Willand-Rovers

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An interesting programme from when the Club were known as just Dunstable and a 1990/91 Southern League South Division fixture against Burnham, at Creasey Park on Saturday 6 April 1991: 

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Dunstable Town are one of eleven SSML Club's to have entered the Gladwish SSML Spring Cup competition to compensate for the early curtailment of the 2020/21 campaign, here are their Group A fixtures, Gareth Jackson's men will be confident of qualifying for the Semi Finals either as group winners or runners up:

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'will be confident of qualifying for the Semi Finals...'

What makes you think this, Rhodes ?  I don't know about Aylesbury, but I have seen all of the other five in this group this season and have no doubt that Dunstable are the poorest of the five.  Biggleswade, Newport Pagnell and Baldock are all comfortably better than Dunstable, and even though Shefford are Step 6, I expect them to be more than a handful for them.  In my humble opinion, Dunstable will do well to finish any higher than fifth, and could easily finish bottom.

Should there be any further easing of lockdown over the next few weeks, (and as long as the weather holds up), I may well try to get to Dunstable on the 17th, or possibly Newport Pagnell on the 24th.  

 

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A bit after the Lord Mayors Show but a team sheet from Dunstable Town v Barry Town in a 1969/70 Southern League Division One fixture, at Creasey Park on Saturday 21 March 1970, Dunstable Town won 2-0 under then boss Brendan McNally who departed at the end of that season with Mick Collins taking over. It was a lean period for the Club however they did beat then Spartan League Leighton Town in the FA Cup Second Qualifying Round, 3-1 at Creasey Park, losing 4-0 at Wealdstone in the next round: 

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Former Ampthill Town boss Ant Christophi has joined Dunstable Town as Assistant Manager to Gareth Jackson, the Cub seem delighted to have secured Ant's services and rightly so:

Christophi Joins The Blues (dunstabletownfc.co.uk)

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Here is a youthful looking Barry Fry who I see was born and bred in Bedford hence, presumably, his close connection with Dunstable Town, playing for them and Managing them in the early to mid 70's:

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Dunstable Town were a Metropolitan League Division One outfit in the 1964/65 campaign and locked horns with Gillingham Reserves in a League fixture at the Priestfield Stadium on Saturday 31 October 1964, Seamus Dunne was the Manager at the time. Not sure of the result, I gather a number of the players have sadly passed away including Dunstable born and bred Alan Moulster who oozed class:

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I see that Dunstable Town lifted the 2021 Grassroots Club of the year, awarded by the Bedfordshire FA, a huge achievement:

We are very pleased to share the fantastic news that Dunstable Town Football Club have been awarded the Grassroots Club of the Year for 2021 by Bedfordshire FA. This award is given to clubs that unite everyone in a fun atmosphere of respect, inclusivity and excellence. We have been chosen as the club that goes above and beyond to provide great football for all.

Speaking on the winning of the award, club Chairman, Andrew Madaras said:
The Club is very honoured to have received this accolade. We are no different to any other organisation that recognises its greatest asset are the people who work for it. We are incredibly fortunate to have a very dedicated and devoted team behind the scenes working hard to deliver the values the Club stands for. This achievement is a credit to the team of hard-working individuals that we have at Dunstable Town Football Club in the form of committee members and volunteers.

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Dunstable Town's fixtures for the forthcoming 2021/22 campaign. I see that the Club renew acquaintances already with North Greenford United in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round on 7 August at Creasey Park despite North Greenford United's 'defection' to the Combined Counties League:

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What a picture, what a photograph, no not Tommy Steele, Dunstable Town players training on Dunstable Downs in the 1950's with Tring Road at the bottom and the view in the direction of Wellhead, Church End, Totternhoe, Moor End and Eaton Bray, it's such a shame time couldn't stand still:

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Many congratulations to Dunstable Town for lifting the SSML Sportsmanship Award this season, as voted by Match Officials, presumably PetetheGreek voted for them then and not New Salamis:

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A team sheet from then Southern League Division One DunstabIe Town v Isthmian League Wycombe Wanderers in a FA Cup Third QuaIifying Round tie, at Creasey Park on Saturday 24 October 1970, with the visitors winning 4-0. Wycombe Wanderers reached the First Round proper that season Iosing a repIay to SIough Town and won the Isthmian League Championship by a point from Sutton United:

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On 24/05/2022 at 18:21, Rhodes said:

Many congratulations to Dunstable Town for lifting the SSML Sportsmanship Award this season, as voted by Match Officials, presumably PetetheGreek voted for them then and not New Salamis:

Billede

I didn't vote for any Club.

 

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