Newtown United FC
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|Full name||Newtown United Football Club|
|Ground||Newtown Football Stadium
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
|League||Saint Kitts and Nevis Premier Division|
They currently play in the Saint Kitts and Nevis Premier Division.
Newtown United FC were originally called Zip Side Football Team and was formed with Leroy Ponteen and Earl Clarke among the first teams to participate in the Third (3rd) Division. Zip Side secured its first win in its first game and won the Third Division to get promoted to the Second (2nd) Division under that name in 1973 before changing to their current name. The team's name was changed to Newtown United to encourage wider community supporters and a more representative team. They were then relegated back to the Third Division but regained their Second Division place and were promoted to the top level in 1975 after beating Superstars 2-1 in a playoff.
They have won the domestic championship 15 times.
- 1981, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2003-04, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2011-12
- 2006-07, 2009-10
- 1987, 1988, 1989
The club represented St.Kitts in St.Martin and won the championships three (3) consecutive years 1987 -1988 -1989 without losing a single game. Winning 7 and drawing 1 in the eight (8) games that were played. Three (3) in 1987, Three (3) in 1988 and Two (2) in 1989.
Performance in CONCACAF competitions
- CONCACAF Champions' Cup: 1 appearance
Current First Team Squad
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