Cheltenham Town L.F.C.

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Cheltenham Town L.F.C
Full nameCheltenham Town Ladies Football Club
Nickname(s)'The Robinesses'
Founded1989
GroundCorinium Stadium, Cirencester
ManagerTom Davies
LeagueFA Women's National League Division One South West
2021–22FA Women's National League Division One South West, 1st of 10 (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

Cheltenham Town Ladies Football Club currently plays in the FA Women's National League South. Cheltenham completed the 2021/22 League and Cup double this season by winning FA Women's National League Division One South West and Gloucester Women's Trophy [1] earning promotion [2] to FA Women's National League Southern Division.[3]

Manager Tom Davies also scooped The FA Women's National League Division One West "Manager of the Year 2022/21" after previously winning December's Tier 4 Manager of the Month.

Their football ground is The Corinium Stadium, in Cirencester.[4]

History[edit]

The club was formed in 1989 as 'Cheltenham YMCA'.[5] They started out in the South West Combination League, but their first team was eventually promoted to the FA Women's Premier League in the 2013/14 season.[4]

During the 2016/17 season, Cheltenham won the GFA County Cup in a 5-4 penalty shootout against St Nicholas Ladies Football Club. They later won the GFA Cup again during the 2018/19 season, with a 10–0 victory over Frampton Rangers Football club. This was also the season in which they were nominated for FA WNL Club of the year.[6]

Records[edit]

  • Best League Position: 1st in the FA Women's National League, Division One South West, 2021–22
  • FA Cup: Third Round, 2008-09 & 2020-21
  • FA WNL Plate: Semi-Final, 2021–22
  • Gloucester Women’s Trophy: Winners, 2016–17, 2018-19 & 2021-22 [1]
  • Highest Appearances: Rebecca Panniers (91)
  • Top Goalscorer: Annie Martin (46)

Club Officials[edit]

  • Chairman: Andy Liddle
  • Vice Chairperson: Vacant
  • Club Secretary: Sammy Hallsworth
  • Treasurer: Hannah Britton
  • Welfare Officer: Jackie Canning
  • Commercial Manager: Aaron Blackwood
  • Head of Social Media: Kieran Neller

Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Aimee Watson  Wales
2 DF Courtney Jones  England
4 DF Holly Finch  England
5 DF Kelcie Fallon  England
7 FW Emma Congrave  England
8 MF Charlie Taylor  England
9 FW Jade Grove  England
10 MF Amy Wathan  Wales
12 MF Henna Butcher  England
13 GK Shawna Hannam  England
14 MF Izzy Cook  England
15 DF Emily Owen  England
16 DF Billie Haynes  England
17 DF Tia Asker  England
18 MF Maisy Collis  England
20 MF Issy Newns  England
21 FW Kylie Nolan  Wales

Coaching staff:

  • Manager: Tom Davies
  • Assistant Manager: Dan Liddiard
  • First Team Coach: Simon Beardsall
  • First Team Coach: Richard Wood
  • Head of Goalkeeping: Sam Shirley

Support staff:

  • Individual Strength & Conditioning Coach: Matt Branton
  • Nutritionist: Liv Coope-Walker
  • Head of Medical: Peter McKernan
  • Performance Analysts: Roi Gill

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Results".
  2. ^ ""We're going to more than hold our own next season"". 20 April 2022.
  3. ^ "The FA Women's National League - Southern Premier Division Table - Football".
  4. ^ a b "FAWNL". Cheltenham Town Ladies Football Club. Retrieved 7 May 2021.
  5. ^ www.ctlfc.com/club/our-club/
  6. ^ "LADIES NOMINATED FOR FA WNL CLUB OF THE YEAR". Cheltenham Town Ladies Football Club. 2019. Archived from the original on 24 November 2020. Retrieved 7 May 2021.

Coordinates: 51°42′42″N 1°56′40″W / 51.71175°N 1.944542°W / 51.71175; -1.944542