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The Light Blues

Blackburn Olympic FC

Founded August 1877, merged Black Star FC and James Street FC
Dissolved 1889

Players provided 1
Total appearances

Hole-in-the-Wall Ground
Domestic Honours Livesey United Cup winners 1877-78;
Blackburn Association Challenge Cup winners
1878-79, 1879-80;
East Lancashire Charity Cup winners
FA Cup winners
1882-83 (The first Northern club to win the Cup); Only competed in eight competions, from 1880-81 until 1887-88, reaching two semi-finals, the other being 1883-84;
Competed in The Combination League 1888-89
Home venue Hole-in-the-World Ground
Home strip Light blue shirts, white shorts, light blue socks


The only Player
Ply no. Name Pos App Gls Mins Playing Career
120 Jimmy Ward LB 1 0 90 1885 90 min