Thrapston Town F.C.

Thrapston Town F.C. is an English football club based in Thrapston, Northamptonshire, and competes in the Northamptonshire Combination Premier Division.

Thrapston Town
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Full nameThrapston Town Football Club
Nickname(s)The Thrapo
Founded1960 (as Thrapston Venturas)
GroundChancery Lane, Thrapston
Capacity1,000
ChairmanJonathan Shanks
ManagerJonathan Shanks
LeagueNorthamptonshire Combination Premier Division
2020–21Northamptonshire Combination Premier Division (season curtailed)

HistoryEdit

The club was established in 1960 as Thrapston Ventura.[1] They joined the Kettering Amateur League, winning the title in 1970–71, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1976–77 and 1977–78. In 1978 they moved up to Division Two of the United Counties League,[2] finishing third in their first season and were subsequently placed in Division One after league restructuring.[1] In 1996 the club adopted their current name.[3] After finishing second in 2010–11, they were promoted to the Premier Division but finished bottom of the Premier League the next year, 2011–12 and were relegated back to Division One.

HonoursEdit

  • United Counties League Division One[3]
    • Runners-up 1999–2000, 2010–11
  • Kettering Amateur League
    • Champions 1970–71, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1976–77, 1977–78

RecordsEdit

  • FA Cup[3]
    • First Qualifying Round 2011–12
  • FA Vase
    • First Round 2008–09, 2010–11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b History Archived 31 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine Thrapston Town FC
  2. ^ Thrapston Ventura at the Football Club History Database
  3. ^ a b c Thrapston Town at the Football Club History Database

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 52°23′57.19″N 0°32′20.48″W / 52.3992194°N 0.5390222°W / 52.3992194; -0.5390222