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History

Portland Town Football Club was founded in the summer of 2007 by brothers Paul and Andy barber.  They began life as a 5 aside team in the soccersixes league under the guise of St Andrews (after the brothers childhood team, Birmingham city).

After some success on the pitch things really started to take off off it.  Andy advertised for sponsors and within weeks had local company Brendan Clancy of Galaxy Windows on board.  Part of the deal was to rename the team from St. Andrews to Galaxy Windows FC.  Brendan supplied the team with new kit and equipment and due to Andy’s connections with the local newspaper, the dorset echo, the team received a lot of exposure.

This then meant more and more players wanted to be part of the team and after 3 campaigns (1 year) in the soccersixes league the step up was made to 11 aside adult football within the Weymouth Sunday Football League.  Galaxy windows took over existing side The New Inn to assure their place in the 2008/09 season.

aking the league by storm that season under the leadership of Andy Barber they won promotion at the first attempt to the Weymouth Sunday Football League Premier Division.  As publicity and reputation grew so did the size of the clubs membership. This allowed the club to expand again and they entered the newly formed Dorset Foootball League as well as continuing in the WSFL.  In fact this pattern set to continue for the next four or five seasons with the club expanding each and every year.

They started a youth set up in 2011 when Brendan McNulty approached them about having an under 16’s side. 

Since then the club have had 4 DFL teams run simultaneously.  More than any other side in the history of the Dorset Football League, along with Veterans, Recreational and a full compliment of youth sides.

As time passed the club even started its own in house Inter League with no less than 5 teams involved at its peak.

During the first 11 seasons the club has won the Dorset Sunday Junior Cup, Dorset League Cup and the Dorset Recreational League twice.  Other awards include being the 1st WSFL club to be awarded the FA Charter Standard in 2009.

Since formation the club continues to grow, the 1st team have moved to Milborne St Andrew, to a ground that can host games at a higher level to match the ambitions of everyone at our club.