Sawston United F.C.

Sawston United Football Club is a football club based in Sawston, England. They are currently members of the Cambridgeshire League Senior Division B. The club is affiliated to the Cambridgeshire County Football Association.[1]

Sawston United
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Full nameSawston United Football Club
Nickname(s)United
Founded1946
GroundSpicers Sports Ground
ChairmanMike Roughead
ManagerJamie Campbell
LeagueCambridgeshire League Senior Division B
2020–21Cambridgeshire League Division Three A (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

The club was formed in 1946.[2] The club entered the FA Cup in 1948, losing 2–8 to Parson Drove in the Preliminary Round.[3]

The team has played in local leagues, playing in the Peterborough Football league in the 1950s.[4] The club then moved at some time to the Cambridgeshire County Football League, winning the league on several occasions.[5]

The end of the 2017–18 season saw the club finish second bottom of the Premier Division, but instead of being relegated to the division below, the club was relegated 4 divisions to Division 2a.[6] The team finished as runners-up of Division 2a a season later and gained promotion to Division 1a.[7]

GroundEdit

The club play their home games at Spicers Sports Ground.[8]

HonoursEdit

  • Cliff Bullen Saturday Challenge Cup[5]
    • Winners (3) 1998–99, 2001–02, 2006–07
  • Foster Challenge Cup[5]
    • Winners (1) 2011–12
  • William Cockell Memorial Cup[13]
    • Winners (1) 2011–12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cambridgeshire FA: Groundsman of the Year Winner Announced – Cambridgeshire FA, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  2. ^ Football Grounds in Focus No.24 – Sat 15 December 2012; Cambridgeshire County League Division 1A accessdate: 7 February 2020
  3. ^ SAWSTON UNITED at the Football Club History Database
  4. ^ Sawston United Football Club: Sawston United Football Club, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  5. ^ a b c d Sawston United Football Club: Honours – Sawston United Football Club, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  6. ^ Cambridgeshire Live: Outgoing Sawston United boss backs club to bounce back from four-division drop – Cambridgeshire Live, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  7. ^ Sawston United Football Club: Latest news – Sawston United Football Club, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  8. ^ Sawston United football club information at Football Ground Map: Sawston United football club information at Football Ground Map, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  9. ^ Cambridgeshire County League: Cambridgeshire County League, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  10. ^ Cambridgeshire County League: Cambridgeshire County League, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  11. ^ Cambridgeshire County League: Cambridgeshire County League, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  12. ^ Cambridgeshire County League: Cambridgeshire County League, accessdate: 7 February 2020
  13. ^ William Cockell Memorial Cup fulltime-league.thefa.com, accessdate: 7 February 2020

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