F.C. Romania

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FC Romania
Full name Football Club Romania
Nickname(s) The Wolves[1]
Founded 2006
Ground Theobalds Lane, Cheshunt
Ground Capacity 3,000
Manager Ion Vintila
League Essex Senior League
2013–14 Essex Senior League, 5th

F.C. Romania is a football club based in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England. The club are currently members of the Essex Senior League and play at Theobalds Lane.

History[edit]

The club was established in 2006 by Romanian immigrant Ionut Vintila.[1] Their first season was spent in Sunday league football, but they switched to Saturday football the following season,[1] joining Division One (Central and East) of the Middlesex County League in 2010. They finished second in their first season in the division, earning promotion to the Premier Division. In 2011–12 the club finished as runners-up in the Premier Division,[2]

In 2012–13 the club entered the FA Vase for the first time, beating Tring Athletic in the first qualifying round, before losing 7–0 at Hoddesdon Town in the next round.[3] In the same season the club finished second in the Premier Division for a second successive season and were promoted to the Essex Senior League.

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FA Cup debutants FC Romania eye Sutton United upset BBC Sport, 26 September 2014
  2. ^ Premier Division: League Table Mitoo
  3. ^ FC Romania at the Football Club History Database

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°41′39.829″N 0°2′29.976″W / 51.69439694°N 0.04166000°W / 51.69439694; -0.04166000