Bedworth United F.C.
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|Full name||Bedworth United Football Club|
|Founded||1895 (Reformed in 1947
as Bedworth Town)
|Ground||The Oval Ground
|League||Northern Premier League
Division One South
The club was first formed in 1895 but has been disbanded and re-formed on a number of occasions. The club plays its home matches at The Oval.
The earliest incarnation of Bedworth United (from which the current club traces its lineage) was formed in 1895 under the name Bedworth Town and played in the Nuneaton & District League until it disbanded in 1900. A second incarnation was formed in 1905 and played in the Coventry & North Warwickshire League until the 1920s.
A third Bedworth Town club was formed in 1925 and again played in the Coventry & North Warwickshire League until 1940. The current club debuted in 1947 (again under the name Bedworth Town) and joined the Birmingham Combination where they were champions on two occasions before stepping up to the Birmingham & District League (now the West Midlands (Regional) League). In 1968 they changed to their current name, and four years later stepped up to the Southern League. They enjoyed a seven-season run in the Premier Division but were relegated in 1989 and have played in the league's second tier ever since, although divisional reorganisations have seen the name of the division in which they play change twice. Local manager Bernie Cope took over from the sacked Liam O'Neill on 7 December 2009, appointing the experienced Simon Benn as first team coach and bringing in Mark Green and Jimmy Ginnely as joint assistant managers.
Cope was replaced by 30 year old Nuneaton Griff Manager Steve Farmer who steered the club to Promotion for the first time in its 65 year history. However following one season at the higher level, Bedworth were relegated on goal difference at the end of the 2012-13 season. Shortly afterwards the club parted company with manager Steve Farmer after two years in charge of the club.
- Birmingham Senior Cup
- Winners: 1978-79, 1980-81, 1981-82
- Finalists : 1987-88
- Best league performance: Southern League Central Play Off Winners 2011/12 against Beaconsfield SYCOB 3 - 1
- Best FA Cup performance: 4th qualifying round on 5 occasions
- Best FA Trophy performance: 2nd round on 5 occasions
- Most Goals Scored in a single season - 104 2011/12
- As of 29th November 2012.
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.