1879 Formed as Alnwick United Services. Only 'association football' side between Newcastle and Dunbar.
1898/99 Win North Northumberland League.
1900 Move to St James's Park under new name Alnwick United Juniors. Between then & World War one the team changes name from United, to Town and back to United
1904 Win the North Northumberland Minor Cup (as Alnwick St James).
1923 Enter into East Northumberland League.
1935 Enter into Northern Alliance.
1936 Become Alnwick Town
1936/37 Win the Aged Miners Homes Cup
1937/38 Win Northern Alliance
1958/59 Win the Aged Miners Homes Cup
1960 - 1972 Glory days for Alnwick Town. Club wins 20 trophies in 12 years, including 8 Northern Alliance titles and 5 League Cups.
1961/62 Northumberland Senior Cup: Runners-Up
1964/65 Win Durham Central League Cup. Alliance didn't operate that season.
1971/72 Northumberland Amateur Cup winners.
1980/81 Northern Alliance Subsidiary Cup winners.
1982 Enter into newly formed Northern League Second Division. Leave Northern Alliance having won the Championship a total of 9 times and the League Cup 5 times.
1986-87 Northumberland Benevolent Bowl winners.
1987/88 Floodlights switched on. Play Newcastle Utd.
1988/89 Northern League 2 runners-up & promoted to Northern League 1. Also have the League's first female chairman, Judith Draycott.
1990/91 Relegated from Northern League 1.
1995/1996 Craven Cup. Runners-Up
1999/2000 Craven Cup. Runners-Up
2000 Entertain Newcastle Utd at St James's Park.
2006/07 Finish bottom of Northern League 2.
2007 Resign and are relegated from Northern League for failing to meet ground criteria.
Entertain Newcastle United Reserves in the first round of the NFA Senior Cup.
2008 A new shadow committee is put into place and set to take over at the end of the 07/08 season. Tom McKie is elected as the club's new chairman and John Hope and Gordon Webster becomes vice-chairman. The news stops Alnwick Town from folding.
2008/09 Alnwick Town win Pinpoint Recruitment Cup Final 2-0 against Newcastle East End
  Alnwick Town Reserves become double winners: NNL League Division 2 Champions & also winners the Runciman Cup
2009 Alnwick Town F.C. are awarded F.A. Charter Standard Club status for the 1st time in its history
2009/10 Alnwick Town win the Senior Benevolent Bowl Final 2-1 (aet) against Heaton Stannington
  Alnwick Town Reserves become double cup final winners: The Sanderson Cup, Then follow that by winning The Bilclough Cup.
2010/11 Alnwick Town finish 2nd in Northern Alliance Premier League.
Alnwick Town Reserves win the North Northumberland League Division 1 Championship.
2011 Alnwick Town accepted into Northern League Division 2. 
Alnwick Town Reserves accepted into Northern Alliance Division 2.
The newly formed 3rd team “Alnwick Town A” starts in North Northumberland Football League Division 2
All 3 teams would be playing in a higher tier of football than in previous seasons.
2012/13 Alnwick Town's 'Great Escape' season, defeating Washington 5-2 on the final day of the season to secure Northern League football.
2014/15 Alnwick Town reach 2nd round of the F.A Vase for only the 2nd time. Beaten 5-4 AET by St Helen's Town.

Town's Famous Sons & Daughters

John AngusBurnley's 1960s full-back John Angus, who won England honours. John's Burnley career spanned 18 years, making 439 appearances scoring 4 goals. John played one game for England away to Austria in 1961.


Goalkeeper Chris Guthrie, released after one reserve game and later sold by Weymouth to Tottenham Hotspur for £100,000.

Tony CarssTony Carss, a former Alnwick Junior, went on to have a career in the game from 1994 until 2006 with Blackburn Rovers, Darlington, Cardiff City, Chesterfield, Carlisle, Oldham Athletic and Huddersfield. Currently working as an Academy coach with Huddersfield Town.

James SinclairJames Sinclair, former junior, made his debut in the Premier League for Bolton Wanderers against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Also played briefly for Gateshead, before moving abroad an appearing for Sektzia Nes Tziona in Israel, and Polonia Bytom in Poland. James is now in Sweden, where he spent 2 years with Ljungskile SK, and has recently signed for Ostersunds FK who compete in the 2nd tier of Swedish football.

Ben WebsterBen Webster, former junior who left to join Newcastle United's academy from Under 9's through to senior reserve side. He left Newcastle to play in Sweden with VSK Futbol, making 48 appearances and scoring 4 goals between 2006-2008. Ben then returned to Alnwick Town for a short spell before joining Mypa-47 in the Finnish league until the end of 2010. Then followed Charleroi Olympique in 2011, and a spell playing for Rajpracha FC in Bangkok.

Lucy Bronze, played for the juniors at U11's, but due to F.A rules was unable to continue playing in the boys team. Progressed to Blyth Town and Sunderland Ladies. A scholarship followed in USA with North Carolina Tar Heels in 2009-10. In 2010 Lucy moved to Everton Ladies, then in 2012 to Liverpool Ladies, winning the Women's Super League is 2013 and 2014, and also the PFA Women's Players' Player of the Year in 2014. This season, Lucy has made the move to Manchester City Ladies, and is now a regular with the women's national side, starring at the 2015 World Cup in Canada.