Professional Players

A number of former Barking players have progressed to the professional ranks:
A Laurie Abrahams - Derek Asamoah
B Dennis Bailey - James Bellamy - Walter "Wally" Bellett - Frank Cyril Butterworth
C A. Cable - Tommy Cable - Peter Carey - Len Casey - Dan Colombo
D John Dillimore
F Arthur Featherstone - Fred Ferrari
G J.T. Gordon - Gray - John William "Jack" Gurry
H Harold Halse - Joe Hawkins - Edwin Redvers Baden Herod - Kevin Hitchcock - Alan Hull
K F. Kemp
L William Lammus - Mark Lazarus - John Leedham - Jack Leslie
M Ken Mayes - Bill McNaughton - Les Miller - Mick Morris
N Cyril Norrington - Emeka Nwajiobi
O W. Oakes
P Darren Purse
R Tom Randall - A. Rainbow - Frank Richardson - Alf Rowe
S George Henry Shalders - Charlie Sillett - Albert "Joe" Sibley - Jim Steele
T Jack Tresaden
V Alf Vango
W John Walker

The FA Cup

Professional clubs played

Season Round Venue Team F A
1926/27 First Home Gillingham 0 0
Replay Away Gillingham 0 2
1978/79 Second Home Aldershot 1 2
1979/80 First Home Oxford United 1 0
Second  Away Reading  1 3
1982/83 Second  Away Gillingham 1 1
Replay  Away Gillingham 1 3
1983/84 Second  Away Plymouth 1 2


Earliest recorded entry

Season Round Venue F A
1895/96 First Qualifying Round St Alban's Town 2 0
Second Qualifying Round Ilford  1 2


Top ten aggregate scorers since 1921-22

1 Neville Fox 242 Neville Fox
2 Peter Burton 174  
3 Bobby Page 136  
4 W.V. "Mickey" Guyton 127  
5 Bryn Key 116  
6 Jeff Wood 91  
7 Jimmy Wilsonham 85  
8 Johnny Tanner 78  
9 Dave Hearne 73  
10 James Peagram 72  
       


Most Hat-tricks scored

1 W.V. "Mickey" Guyton 16 Mickey Guyton
2 Neville Fox 11  
3 Reg Dellow 10  
4 Dave Hearne
James Peagram
7  
  Bertram Arthur Clements  
5 Bryn Key 6  
Harry Hill  
Johnny Tanner  
Peter Burton  
Chaz Liddiard  
R.J. Matthews  

 

Individual scoring records

Most goals in a season

1 54 W.V. "Mickey" Guyton 1926/27 Mickey Guyton
2
3
3
5
47
45
45
44
W.V. "Mickey" Guyton
James Dillimore
James Peagram*
Neville Fox
1925/26
1921/22
2016/17
1969/70

 

 

         
    *As at April 22nd 2017    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Highest individual scorers
W.V. "Mickey" Guyton - April 2nd 1927 v Grays Athletic (7 Scored) - Essex Senior Cup - Score 10-0
Chaz Liddiard - September 24th 2010 v Southend Manor (6 Scored) - Essex Senior League - Score 7-1  
W.V. "Mickey" Guyton - April 5th 1926 v Sutton United (6 Scored) - Athenian League - Score 13-0  
W.V. "Mickey" Guyton - December 11th 1926 v Catford South End (6 Scored) - London Senior Cup - Score 7-6*
G.W. Mason - April 7th 1928 v Cheshunt (6 Scored) - Athenian League - Score 9-0
F. Shell - January 2nd 1937 v Barnet (6 Scored) - Athenian League - Score 11-0
O. Budd - March 6th 1937 v Uxbridge Town (6 Scored) - Athenian League - Score 7-1
Reg Dellow - April 24th 1936 v West Norwood (5 Scored) - Athenian League - Score 8-0
Joe Hawkins - April 21st 1927 v Sutton United (5 Scored) - Athenian League - Score 11-2
Johnny Tanner - November 7th 1953 v Harwich & Parkstone (5 Scored) - East Anglian Cup - Score 6-2
Mark Lazarus - October 19th 1957 v Chingford (5 Scored) - London Senior Cup - Score 11-0
Bobby Page - December 2nd 1969 v Sheppey United (5 Scored) - Mithras Cup - Score 14-0
Bryn Key - November 11th 1978 v Chelmsford City (5 Scored) - F.A.Trophy - Score 10-2
Alan Hull - April 25th 1987 v Worthing (5 Scored) - Isthmian League - Score 8-2
A.G. Keeble - November 29th 1930 v Cheshunt (5 Scored) - Athenian League - Score 12-0
A. Scanes - February 12th 1910 v Nottingham Jardines (5 Scored) - FA Amateur Cup - 1909/10 - Score 7-2
*Match abandoned in extra time

Reserves
Harry Shirt v London APSA (9 Scored) Essex Senior League - Reserve Division West 2012/13 - Score 10-1

Most league goals scored in a single season
2016/17 - Essex Senior League - 123*
2015/16 - Essex Senior League - 101
1925/26 - Athenian League - 94
1969/70
- Isthmian League - 93
1978/79
- Isthmian League - 92
1927/28 - Athenian League - 90

*As at April 22nd 2017

Youngest ever scorer
Ryan Creed (Born July 15th 1997) was 16 years and 268 days old when he scored a penalty against Clapton on April 5th 2014.


Top ten appearance makers since 1969-70

1 Bobby Makin 569
2 Perry Coney 387  
3 Peter Burton 371  
4 Gary Anderson 357  
5 Chris Ballard 320  
6 Ben O'Brien 305*  
7 Keith Barrett 282  
8 Marc Baker 268  
9 Bryn Key 265  
10 Gwyn Walters 246  
  *As at April 22nd 2017    

Record consecutive appearance makers since 1969-70

1 Peter Burton 167
2 Marc Baker 130
3 Tony Williams 128
4 Kevin Hitchcock 98
5 Keith Barrett 97
6 Perry Coney 89
7 Steve Moseley 70  

Record Scores

Senior level
14-0 - December 2nd 1969 v Sheppey United - Mithras Cup
14-0 - March 17th 1982 v Colombian (Under 25) XI - Friendly
13-0 - April 5th 1925 v Sutton United - Athenian League
13-0 - September 23rd 2006 v Beaumont Athletic - Essex Senior League Cup - Group A
12-0 - November 29th 1930 v Cheshunt - Athenian League

Highest league score
13-0 -
April 5th 1925 v Sutton United - Athenian League

Junior Level
23-1 - March 9th 2014 v Clapton - Eastern Junior Alliance League - London Division (Under 15's)
16-0 - October 22nd 1898 v Leyton Mayville - Leyton League
16-0 - September 24th 1898 v GER Wagon Works - Leyton League
13-0 - March 11th 1899 v Walthamstow Holborn Minors - Leyton League
13-0 - December 23rd 1899 v London General United - Leyton League
13-0 - September 30th 1899 v Aluminium - Leyton League

Largest deficit overturned to win
0-3 to 4-3 - April 10th 1999 v Tooting & Mitcham United - Ryman League Division 2

Unbeaten Runs/Successive Victories

League and cup matches
Barking Woodville: 14 Matches - September 3rd 1898 to November 10th 1898

Barking
Institute (Junior level)
: 15 Matches - October 28th 1899 to April 21st 1900 - 15 Matches - November 23rd 1901 to February 29th 1902

Barking Town/Barking: - 10 Matches - December 26th 1908 to February 20th 1909 - 11 Matches - December 11th 1909 to February 26th 1910 - 11 Matches - November 16th 1912 to December 26th 1913 - 11 Matches - August 27th 1927 to October 27th 1928 - 17 Matches - November 16th 1968 to February 15th 1969 - 10 Matches - October 26th 1996 to December 7th 1997 - 15 Matches - February 25th 1997 to April 15th 1997 - 12 Matches - October 10th 2006 to November 21st 2006 - 11 Matches - October 27th 2012 to January 8th 2013

League matches
Reserve Team: 23 Matches - Essex Senior League Reserve Division - whole season plus one game from the next season - August 20th 2011 to August 18th 2012 - 17 Matches - Essex & Herts Border Combination Division 1 - August 21st 2002 to February 8th 2003

First Team: 17 Matches - Athenian League - December 27th 1924 to May 2nd 1925 - 15 Matches - Isthmian League - October 17th 1978 to March 19th 1979 - 14 Matches - ICIS League Division 2 - March 1st 1997 to April 19th 1997 - 14 Matches - Southern League Division 1 East - November 15th 2004 to February 5th 2005 - 14 Matches - Essex Senior League - October 13th 2015 to January 23rd 2016

Undefeated run since the start of the season
First Team: 11
Matches - Athenian League - August 27th 1927 to October 247th 1927 - 10 Matches - Essex Senior League - August 9th 2014 to October 25th 2014
Under 18's Team: 11 Matches - Eastern Junior Alliance League - September 12th 2004 to November 7th 2004

Undefeated run in one month
First Team:
10 Matches - Athenian League - April 2nd to 25th 1927

Successive victories - League & Cup
First Team:
11 - August 27th 1927 to October 27th 1927 - 11 - April 1st to 30th 1979 - 11 - October 14th 2006 to November 21st 2006
Under 18's Team: 14 -
December 4th 2005 to March 15th 2006

Successive League victories
First Team:
9 - April 7th to 30th 1979 - 8 - September 24th to October 25th 2016

Other facts

Highest Attendances at Mayesbrook Park
1,972 16th December 1978 v Aldershot - FA Cup
1,371 21st October 1978 v Billericay - FA Cup
1,292 24th November 1980 v Oxford United - FA Cup
952 9th September 1978 v Dagenham - Isthmian League
889 8th November 1977 v Dagenham - Isthmian League

Previous names
Barking Rovers 1880/81 to 1889/90
Barking Woodville 1893/94 to 1899/1900
Barking Institute 1899/1900 to 1901/02
Barking 1902/03 to 1918/19
Barking Town 1919/20 to 1931/32
Barking 1932/33 to 2000/01
Barking & East Ham United 2001/02 to 2005/06
Barking 2006/07 -

 

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