The Club is formed by old boys of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School. Was in existence but then disbanded.
Old Blackburnians A.F.C. was reformed by Ken Forbes and Frank Astley and played it’s first match on 19 September 1925 against St. Philips and won 6-2.
Captain was Tommy Whewell who was also a Cambridge Blue, captain of Corinthians and the England amateur side.
Played in the Blackburn Combination.
Founder members of Lancashire Amateur League Northern Section.
Played in Easter tours of the Isle of Man playing two matches on Good Friday; two matches on Easter Saturday and two matches on Easter Monday.
No games during war years.
Defeated Blackburn Technical College 2-0 at Ewood Park in a replay to gain Lancashire Amateur Cup. A total of 16,000 spectators watched the two games.
The share of gate money from the games was £191.
First ‘Sods Opera’ outing to Blackpool.
Purchased R.A.F. hut for £20 for own pavilion.
Official opening of the memorial ground and pavilion by Lord Clitheroe (Boxing Day 1950).
24 August saw the opening of an extension of the pavilion by Ken Forbes at a cost of £5,000.
Start of Old Blackburnians 7-a-side competition for Lancashire Amateur League clubs.
31 May saw the opening by Ken Forbes of a further extension to the pavilion at a cost of £17,000.
50 years celebration held at the clubhouse.
Club opens its doors to non old boys of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School for first time.
Affiliation with Lammack Juniors Football Club to incorporate junior soccer into the club.
75 years celebration held at the club and the start of the pitch improvement program.
Toilet facilities refurbished with loan from Old Blackburnians Association.
Evening of football Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School versus Old Blackburnians / Lammack Juniors Football Club is tremendous success and is agreed to be an annual event. Won by Old Blackburnians/ Lammack Juniors.
Building of four mini soccer pitches on land at rear of first eleven pitch by Lammack Juniors Football Club.
Club runs five teams in Lancashire Amateur League for first time.
Shower facilities refurbished with loan from Old Blackburnians Association.
The Club reverts to four teams in Lancashire Amateur League.
Club celebrates 80th anniversary at President’s Dinner. Speaker is Steve Kindon.