West Hartlepool Amateur Football & Athletic Company Limited formed, the club plays their home games at Park Road. The club's colours are Amber and Black halved shirts, black shorts, black socks.
The new club becomes members of the Northumberland & Durham Association. They play Houghton-le-Skerne, Sunderland and Bishop Middleham amonst others.
The club become founder members of newly formed southern section of Durham Association. They play Stockton, Darlington, Ferryhill, Sedgefield, Bishop Auckland Church Institute amonst others.
Joined the Northern League division two, final standings for the club's twelve year stay in the League can be found here.
Bizarrely after finishing bottom in the league, the club decide to apply for election to the Football League. The League was interested in expansion into Rugby strongholds and with Hartlepool Rovers Rugby Club being the dominant sporting team of the town this seemed like a good idea. The clubs of the Football League didn't agree and with only 7 votes the club fell short of achieving their ambition.
|8th April 1905||
West win the F.A. Amateur Cup, the biggest amateur competition in the country.
The club start the season with the following squad:
The club has an average attendance of 1,500, the highest attendance is 4,000 for a game against the league leaders, Stockton.
The club lose their Park Road ground. The newly formed
Hartlepools United offer West the chance to groundshare at the Victoria Ground, local people see the
offer as an appeasement between the proffesional and amateur sides of the game.
|3rd October 1908||
First, and only competitive, meeting between West Hartlepool and Hartlepools United take place.
|27th April 1910||
West play their final home game, the last of the Northern League season. Only 200
people pay to watch as Stockton leave the Vic' with a 3-1 victory. West goalkeeper,
Bainbridge, saves a penalty, and West's consolation comes from a Trenholm penalty.
|30th April 1910||
West play their final game, a 3-2 friendly victory at Wingate Albion. It was not known, at the time, that this would be the last outing for the Ambers.
After 29 years, and only 5 years since the Amateur Cup victory, West Hartlepool
Amateur Football & Athletic Company Limited fold.