Voting has now closed and we are delighted to announce the winning nominees who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Supporters vote winners:

Tony Agana
Mark Robinson
Steve Tully

This years choice by the WFC Board of Directors:

Frank O’Farrell.

Congratulations to all four inductees and thank you to everybody who voted. The winners will be presented with their awards and enrolled into the Hall of Fame at the dinner evening on Friday 31st March. They will be joined on the night by the 2021 winners as we were unable to hold the event that year due to Covid; Sammy McGowan, Dudley Barry, Derek Courtney, Ashley Wells.

Most of the winners, or their families,  have already confirmed that they will join us for the evening and we’re hoping to hear from the others very soon.

There are a few tickets still available for the evening. Details are here:

We are very pleased to announce the return of the WFC Hall of Fame Evening and we are  proud to have been entrusted by the WFC Directors with arranging this years event. The evening will be held in the Bob Lucas Lounge, at the club on,

Friday 31st March 2023

The evening will begin with a three-course dinner, before four former Terras Legends are inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Of the four inductees, three will be chosen by a fan’s vote and one will be chosen by the WFC Board of Directors. Please vote below for your inductee (more details about each nomination is below)

Tickets are available, at a cost of £35.00 each. Sponsorship opportunities will also be available. You will also be able to pre-order wine for the evening.

Jimmy Newport

On 24th September 1890 Jimmy Newport scored Weymouth FC’s first ever goal, in the newly formed Club’s first ever game against Mr Pope’s XI. He had been one of a small group of men who formed the club a few weeks before. By 1893 the team had become known as ‘The Terras’, playing their home matches at Goldcroft Farm, Westham and Jimmy was the Club Captain. Dorset’s first ever FA Cup tie took place on 18th November 1893, when Chesham visited Goldcroft for a replay match. Jimmy scored the winning goal in a 4-3 victory for The Terras. He went on to become one of the Club’s first ever Stalwarts and finally left Weymouth FC when he emigrated to Canada in 1900. Jimmy Newport made 325 appearances for the Club and scored 59 goals.

Dave Camp

A man who needs no introduction in the local football community, Dave Camp first joined Weymouth FC as a youth player in 1957. He moved away for a time, to complete his apprenticeship and after National Service he returned to The Terras in 1962. Dave was a key player in the WFC League winning sides of 1966 & 1967, alongside others who also went on to become great names in Terras’ history, such as Hobson, Stocker, Clarke & Barry.  In his final season at Weymouth, Dave was awarded a benefit match against Torquay United. In 1970 Dave joined Portland United. Fifty-three years later he has held every possible role at the club, including Player, manager, Secretary, Kitman, Groundsman, fundraiser and now President. The Dorset FA recognised his commitment to local football by honouring him in 2013. Dave Camp made 324 appearances for The Terra’s and scored 58 goals.

Stuart Morgan

Stuart joined Weymouth in 1977, having played at Torquay, Reading, Colchester and Bournemouth. Sadly, he played just 49 games for The Terra’s before a knee injury brought his playing days to an abrupt end. The Club assisted Stuart by arranging a benefit match that same year. First Division, Birmingham City visited The Rec on 1st May 1978 and a crowd of over 2500 came through the gate to show their support. Later that year, Stuart was to take up his first role as manager of the club. Stuart remained Weymouth manager until November 1983 when he left to take up a coaching role at AFC Bournemouth as part of Harry Redknapp’s staff. He returned to begin his second spell in charge of Weymouth. Stuart left the club in January 1989, returning to Bournemouth as chief scout. Since then, he’s worked with Harry Redknapp, on different occasions, at West Ham, Portsmouth and Tottenham Hotspur.

Tony Agana

Signed from Welling United for a fee of £5000, Tony joined Weymouth in 1983. The following season he won his first Supporters’ Player of the Season award. He was popular with fans and picked up the award again the following season. He remains popular in the memory of Weymouth fans to this day and was nominated for the Hall of Fame in both 2020 and 2021. In 1987 Tony was sold to Watford for a fee of £20,000. From there he went on to play for Sheffield United, where he played in the top-flight of the English game. Tony Agana made 178 appearances for Weymouth and scored 47 goals.

Kevin Dove

Weymouth Manager, Graham Carr signed midfielder, Dove, for the 1977/78 season for a fee of £1500. He established himself well in a strong team, who went on to finish as league runners up. The 1979/80 season was the first year of the newly formed Alliance Premier League. The Terras enjoyed a successful season and finished runners up. Kevin had a successful season himself, playing 69 games and scoring 14 goals. At the end of the year, he shared the top appearance award with Steve Dyer. The following year, 1979/80, he shared the award again, this time with Brian Lawrence. At the end of the 1981/82 season Kevin left Weymouth after 5 seasons at the club. During his time in a Terra’s shirt, he made 248 appearances and scored 48 goals.

Paul Arnold

Defender, Paul, joined Weymouth in 1979 and immediately established himself, making 59 appearances in his first season. Throughout Paul’s nine seasons at the Club, Weymouth maintained steady status in non-league’s top-flight, finishing around mid-table each year. Paul consistently kept himself among the solid performers in the team, winning top appearance and player of the season awards during his time. The Club rewarded Paul’s loyalties with a joint testimonial match for him and Brian Lawrence on 27th July 1985. His former club, Southampton brought a strong side to The Rec where around 1000 fans turned out to honour two of The Terra’s finest. At the end of the 1987/88 season Paul left the club having made an outstanding 494 appearances, with 297 as Captain.

Simon Browne

Simon Browne made his way through the WFC Youth and Reserve teams before making his First-Team debut in 1989. His career took him elsewhere for a few years before he returned in 1999/2000 and established himself as a key player at the club. Simon regularly featured at the top of the appearance chart and was a stalwart alongside other famous Terra’s names such as Laws, Hutchinson, Matthews, Waldock and Robinson. His time at Weymouth ended in 2005. After his playing days ended Simon has gone on to become Manager at local sides including Hamworthy, Wimborne and Portland. Outside of football he is also very well known in local Cricket and is Chairman of Weymouth Cricket Club. Simon made a terrific 397 appearances for Weymouth FC and scored 23 goals.

Mark Robinson

Right-sided midfielder, Robinson joined Weymouth in a £7000 transfer from Gravesend & Northfleet in 1997. Mark immediately established himself within a very good Terra’s side. In his first season the team won the league title and Mark was voted Supporters’ Away player of the Year. Over the next few seasons Mark remained a top player in the side, winning more Player of the Year awards and finishing high in the appearance and scoring charts. Mark’s final full season at Weymouth was 2003/04. He returned for a brief spell in 2010 to assist Manager, Ian Hutchinson by bringing some much-needed experience into a young Terra’s side. Mark Robinson made 337 appearances for Weymouth FC and scored 69 goals

Steve Tully

Full Back, Steve joined Weymouth in 2002, signed from Torquay. He settled straight into the side and over the next five seasons, established himself as a fans favourite. In 2003/04 Steve won both the home and away Player of the Season. Steve left the club in November 2005, during the brief tenure of Manager, Steve Johnson, but returned for the 2005/06 season under Garry Hill to play a big part in the side’s promotion winning campaign. In January 2007 Steve left Weymouth and joined Exeter City. He went on to help them to promotion by scoring the winning penalty in the play-off final against Oxford City at Wembley. Steve Tully made 230 appearances for Weymouth FC and was previously nominated for the Hall of Fame in 2020.

Kyle Critchell

Kyle’s career began as a Youth payer for Weymouth and then Southampton. He played alongside some future stars of the game including Gareth Bale and Theo Walcott. His senior career saw him play for other clubs; Torquay, Chesterfield, Wrexham & York City, as well as four spells at Weymouth between 2007 – 2014. Kyle returned to Weymouth in 2012 and established himself as an experienced and key player in the side. In 2013 he suffered a devastating experience. Following a football injury, he developed life threatening sepsis and became dangerously ill. Thankfully, after months of treatment in hospital and support from his friends and family, he recovered. He has recently taken the Manager’s position at Portland United. Kyle Critchell made 108 appearances for Weymouth.

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