Author: andrzej.perkins

In the early 1900s, the stature of our club was far greater than current supporters could ever imagine. Then known as Leyton FC, and playing in the Professional Southern Football League in front of crowds of over 20,000, the team was filled with former and...

Throughout the club’s history, there have been a number of occasions where the ground has played a starring role on TV, and in Bollywood. The 1995-6 season was the club’s last at the Hare and Hounds on Lea Bridge Road. And the people of E10 swarmed...

There’s a non-league legend that one-time Southern League Secretary and Chairman Dennis Strudwick used to work out the season’s fixtures on the back of a fag packet. He was apparently quite proud of this, though it’s not so funny when you’re travelling to Sittingbourne on...

At a time where every club has an Official Noodle Parter and can’t be taken seriously unless you’ve got a Forex and Online Financial Trading Partner, there remains one corner of the market that appears to remain relatively untapped. Save for a few experimental collaborations,...

Today, Walthamstow Football Club is solely that; a football club. However, over the years, the club has turned its hand at a number of sports and games; chess, darts, cycling, billiards, cricket and baseball, to name but a few. This wasn’t uncommon in England in the...

The story of Billy Barnes, who went from playing for in the east end of London for Leyton, to having a key role in the history of Spanish football. Players who have made the jump from playing for Walthamstow FC (and its predecessors) to having successful...

Sorry to disappoint the groundhopping fraternity, but they've missed the opportunity for a tick which only comes around once a year. That ground can't be found on the Groundhopper app, nor is it on any football stadium guide. The pitch, if you can call it that...

The sight of a tram on what is now the east London and Essex borderlands was not uncommon in the early 1900s. From 1905 to 1933, the Walthamstow Urban District Council Light Railways ran trams from Oak Hill on Epping New Road to Walthamstow. But two...