A.F.C. Uckfield Town

A.F.C. Uckfield Town is a football club based in Uckfield, East Sussex, England. They are currently members of the Southern Combination Premier Division and play at The Oaks.

AFC Uckfield Town
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Full nameAssociation Football Club Uckfield Town
Nickname(s)The Oakmen, The Uckers
Founded2014
GroundThe Oaks, Uckfield
ChairmanTom Parker
ManagerSteve Ives
LeagueSouthern Combination Premier Division
2020–21Southern Combination Premier Division (season curtailed)
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

The club was formed in July 2014 by a merger of Uckfield Town and A.F.C. Uckfield; it adopted Uckfield Town's black and red colours for their home kit and A.F.C. Uckfield's sky blue and navy blue as the away kit.[1] At the time of the merger Uckfield Town were in Division Three of the Sussex County League,[2] whilst A.F.C. Uckfield were in Division Two;[3] the new club took A.F.C. Uckfield's place in Division Two and continued to play at their Oaks ground.

In their first season the club finished second, earning promotion to the Premier Division of the renamed Southern Combination League.[4]

GroundEdit

The club play their home games at the Oaks on Eastbourne Road.

Other teamsEdit

The club's under-23 team play in the Southern Combination League's Under 23 (East) Division. The under-18s play in the Southern Combination U18 (East) Division whilst the Third, Fourth and Veterans teams play in the Mid-Sussex Football League.

Non-playing staffEdit

  • First Team Manager: Steve Ives
  • First Team Assistant Managers:
  • First Team Coach:
  • Physio:
  • Kit Manager: Graham Sullivan
  • Under- 23 Manager:
  • Under-18 Manager: Jason Tibble
  • Chairman: Tom Parker
  • Vice-Chairman: Justin Farrow
  • Secretary: Graham Sullivan
  • Fixtures Secretary:
  • Senior Committee Member: Mike Skinner
  • Senior Committee Member: Adrian Saunders
  • Senior Committee Member: Jamie Vale

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Uckfield's top football clubs merge Uckfield News, 31 July 2014
  2. ^ Uckfield Town at the Football Club History Database
  3. ^ AFC Uckfield at the Football Club History Database
  4. ^ AFC Uckfield Town at the Football Club History Database

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 50°59′43.29″N 0°05′17.97″E / 50.9953583°N 0.0883250°E / 50.9953583; 0.0883250