WAFC SQC Full History
Wick Academy F.C first applied for SFA membership in 1911. This made them applicable to enter the Scottish Qualifying cup, and their first ever SQ Cup game was a home tie against Inverness Thistle in the same year, 1911. In those days the trip up from Inverness was a six hour train journey. Academy won the game 4-0.
They were fortunate to get another home draw in the second round, drawn against Caledonian, but this time around they got knocked out 1-4. Caledonian travelled up for the game on the Friday and stayed in a hotel in Thurso that night. They then took the morning train through to Wick for the match on the Saturday. Gate receipts for the game was £17 and admission was 6d for men and 3d for boys. Ladies were admitted free of charge.
Click here to see a full history of every Wick Academy Scottish Qualifying Cup result since the first match in 1911 to the present day.