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They withdrew from the league and another team in the town Stanley FC.
took on the Accrington name to become Accrington Stanley.
Nicknamed "Stanley" short version of their name Biggest Loss - 9-1 vs Lincoln City, 3rd March 1951, Division 3 North Biggest Win - 8-0 vs New Brighton, 17th March 1934, Division 3 North Most Appearances - Jim Armstrong 260 (League), 1927 - 1934 Record Scorer - George Stewart 136, 1954 - 1958 Dean Court Bournemouth Dorset BH7 7AF Telephone - 01202 726 300 Capacity - 12,000 Formed - 1899 Nickname(s) - The Cherries Club Colours - Red & Black Striped Shirts, Black Shorts, Red Socks Current League - Premier League Championship Winners - 2014-15 Division 3 Winners - 1986-87 Division 3 South Cup Winners - 1946 Football League Trophy Winners - 1984 AFC Bournemouth were formed as Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic.
The current Accrington Stanley team is, however, not connected with previous Football League clubs with the same or similar names.
When the league formed in 1888, one of the founding members was Accrington FC.
The West Lancashire League was re-structured with the First Division being renamed as the Premier Division in the 1998-99.
After finishing fourth in successive seasons 1997-98 & 1998-99 seasons, the club dominated the Premier Division for a number of years.
This version of Accrington Stanley played in the Football League from 1921 to 1962, with the club folding due to financial problems in 1966.