Palmerston and Rural Districts Junior Soccer Club was founded in 1984 we have seen a number of changes since our clubs humble beginning. The club was first incorporated in 1991.
In 1999, Palmerston and Rural Districts Junior Soccer Club merged with Sanderson La-Faek Soccer Club and became Palmerston La-Faek Districts Soccer Club.
In 2009 the Management Committee made the change from soccer to FOOTBALL and a new logo and a new name were voted in. The club is now simply called Palmerston F.C and is the only football club in Palmerston, not to be confused with the Palmerston Magpies "Footy" AFL team.
Palmerston Football Club celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009.