A.F.C. Uckfield Town

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AFC Uckfield Town
A.F.C. Uckfield logo.png
Full nameAssociation Football Club Uckfield Town
Nickname(s)The Oakmen, The Uckers
Founded2014
GroundThe Oaks, Uckfield
ChairmanTom Parker
ManagerAnthony Storey
LeagueSouthern Combination Premier Division
2017–18Southern Combination Premier Division, 14th of 20
WebsiteClub website

A.F.C. Uckfield Town is a football club based in Uckfield, East Sussex, England. They are currently members of the Southern Combination Premier Division and play at The Oaks.

History[edit]

The club was formed in July 2014 by a merger of Uckfield Town and A.F.C. Uckfield; it adopted Uckfield Town's black and red colours for their home kit and A.F.C. Uckfield's sky blue and navy blue as the away kit.[1] At the time of the merger Uckfield Town were in Division Three of the Sussex County League,[2] whilst A.F.C. Uckfield were in Division Two;[3] the new club took A.F.C. Uckfield's place in Division Two and continued to play at their Oaks ground.

In their first season the club finished second, earning promotion to the Premier Division of the renamed Southern Combination League.[4]

Ground[edit]

The club play their home games at the Oaks on Eastbourne Road.

Other teams[edit]

The club's under-21 team play in the Southern Combination League's Under 21 (East) Division. The under-18s play in the Southern Combination Youth U18 League whilst the third, fourth and veterans teams play in the Mid-Sussex Football League.

Non-playing staff[edit]

  • First Team Manager: Anthony Storey
  • First Team Assistant Managers: Bailo Camara & Shaun Loft
  • First Team Coach: Andy Hales
  • Physio: Sorcha Berriman
  • Kit Manager: Graham Sullivan
  • Under-21 Manager: Bailo Camara
  • Under-18 Manager: Richard Astle
  • Chairman: Tom Parker
  • Vice-Chairman: Justin Farrow
  • Secretary: Justin Farrow
  • Fixtures Secretary: Gary Funnell
  • Senior Committee Member: Graham Sullivan
  • Senior Committee Member: Adrian Saunders
  • Senior Committee Member: Jamie Vale
  • Commercial & Media Manager: Graham Wright

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uckfield’s top football clubs merge Uckfield News, 31 July 2014
  2. ^ Uckfield Town at the Football Club History Database
  3. ^ AFC Uckfield at the Football Club History Database
  4. ^ AFC Uckfield Town at the Football Club History Database

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°59′43.29″N 0°05′17.97″E / 50.9953583°N 0.0883250°E / 50.9953583; 0.0883250