Darlington Football Club - The Quakers

The team played their first match at Blackwell Meadows on 26 December 2016, a 3–2 National League North win against F.C. Halifax Town in front of 3,000 spectators.

Darlington Football Club was founded in 1883, and played its matches at Feethams. The club originally played in regionally organised leagues, and were one of the founding members of the Northern League in 1889.

Match days

On match days access to the pitch is through the turnstiles. Tickets can be pre-purchased, although you can usually pay at the turnstyles. For full information please refer to the Darlington football club web site.

Wheelchair access

We have disabled access to bothe the clubhouse and pitch side, with an accessible outdoor toilet.

The Club house

On match The Tom Watson club room is available to supporters from noon until kick off at 3pm and then again at half time and the end of the game if the room is not pre-booked for an additional event.

Car parking and getting to Blackwell Meadows

Matchday car parking at Blackwell Meadows is available on a first-come-first-served basis, at £5.00 per car. There are also a number of Blue Badges spaces available, and we recommend you arrive early. Additional information and directions are available here.

Hospitality in the Feetham room

On the first floor we have the Feetham room, where the football club offers a hospitality package, so fans can enjoy the game with views from the balcony, enjoy a three course meal and meet players at the end of the game. Full details are available at the Darlington football club web site.

Academy & Youth Football

The DFC Academy is a full-time education and football development programme for talented 16-18 year olds, providing all the skills required to go on to University, Apprenticeships, Coaching, careers in sport, and - of course - Professional or Semi-Professional Football for the club.