1996

November

Nigel Dixon, Neil Jones and Frank Blahuta met in the Hare and Hounds Public House in Lammack to discuss developing a football club for the local boys

1997

January 9th

Lammack Juniors was formed

September 6th

The club participated in its first friendly game against Huncoat FC

2000

July

The club awarded FA Charter Standard Standard

2002

January

The club secured Lottery funding to develop wasteland off Lammack Road and was granted a 25 year lease for the land from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.

January

The first girls team was formed

2003

January

Ground opened for first game

2005

January 29th

The disability football section was formed being the first disability football team in Lancashire

August 5th

A partnership agreement was signed between LJFC and QEGS to ensure the club secured a long term home venue

September

The club’s disability section was awarded the Blackburn and District Sports Council Team of the year.

2006

July

The club was awarded FA Community club status

The club was awarded Blackburn with Darwen community club of the year Merit Award

A partnership agreement was signed with the Princes Trust

The club’s name was changed to Blackburn Community Sports Club to reflect the wider nature of the sporting opportunities offered

2007

The club was awarded Lancashire FA community club of the year

The club was awarded Charity status

2008

The club launched the Adult disability football section

2009

Nigel Dixon was awarded North West BBC “Unsung Hero” Sports Personality Of The Year

2010

The club formed the first womens football team

2011

The club was awarded Blackburn & District club of the year

Club Treasurer, Debbie Riley was awarded the Lynn Hindle Trophy in recognition of her services to sport

The club was awarded the Mirror “Club of the year” 2011

March 24th

In collaboration with Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, the club was awarded Football Foundation funding to develop new Changing rooms

2012

The club agreed a 25-year lease of Harrison playing fields in Lammack

Player, Nicola Shirtcliffe makes debut for England Colleges

2013

The club was awarded Blackburn with Darwen Sports Council Club of the Year

Amy Dixon was awarded the Lynn Hindle Trophy in recognition of her services to sport

Player, Carys Jones makes debut for Wales u17 against Poland

2014

Former player, Becky Kemp makes her debut for the England Deaf Futsal Team

Becky Kemp subsequently represented GB Deaf at the World Cup in 2016

The club’s mini-pitches renamed the Gary Hamer Memorial ground in memory of our former committee member and friend who died suddenly in 2012

The club signs a partnership agreement with St Bedes High School to secure training facilities

2015

January 30th

Club Chairperson, Nigel Dixon was awarded an MBE in the Queens Honours list

October

Former LJFC player and coach, Scott Rogers becomes Liverpool Ladies manager in the Womens Super League

Former player Scott Wharton signs a professional contract with Blackburn Rovers FC

2016

Former player, Scott Wilson signs professional contract with Burnley FC

2017

December

Former player, Alicia Johnson makes her debut for England u20

2018

September

Former player and coach Nathan Rooney becomes assistant manager at League 2 Crawley Town

2019

February

Former player Sam Barnes signs his first professional contract with Blackburn Rovers

The club returns to its roots becoming known as Lammack FC