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Cambridge City Football Club is an English association football club currently playing in the Conference South.
Founded in 1908, they were known as Cambridge Town F.C. until the city of Cambridge was formally granted city status in 1951. Both they and their neighbours Abbey United F.C. then applied to change their name to Cambridge City F.C. Cambridge Town's application was approved because it arrived first and therefore Abbey United changed their name to Cambridge United F.C..
In the 1960s and early 1970s Cambridge City were a dominant force in local football, commanding attendances into the 5000s. However, since Cambridge United F.C. got elected into the Football League, 'City' have struggled to attract as many supporters to their games. After many years avoiding relegation, the club have recently managed to maintain higher standards; they had a good FA Cup run in 2004-5 and are consistently in the top half of their league.
Milton Road has been their home ground since 1922, though part of the site has been sold for development and there has been the threat of having to sell the rest. The club has a bar and lounge which is open on match days, and available for hire to the general public.
- 1950-51 - Joined Athenian League
- 1958-59 - Joined Southern League South Eastern zone
- 1962-63 - Southern League Champions
- 1968 - Relegated to Division One
- 1969-70 - Southern League Division One runner-up; promoted to Premier Division
- 1970-71 - Southern League runner-up (on goal average)
- 1976 - Relegated to Division One North
- 1979-80 - League re-organised to Southern & Midland Divisions (no Premier); placed in Midland Division
- 1982-83 - Switched to Southern Division
- 1985-86 - Southern League Southern Division Champions (on goal diff.); promoted to Premier Division
- 2004-05 - Joined Conference in newly-formed Southern Division
- Best league position: 3rd in Southern League, Premier division (then level 6), 1990-91
- Best FA Cup performance: 2nd round, 2004-05
- Best FA Trophy performance: 5th round, 2004-05
Source: Football Club History Database