Clachnacuddin F.C.

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Full name Clachnacuddin Football Club
Nickname(s) The Lilywhites, Clach
Founded 1885
Ground Grant Street Park, Inverness
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Alex Chisholm
Manager Iain Polworth
League Highland League
2016–17 Highland League, 11th

Clachnacuddin Football Club are part-time senior professional football club from the city of Inverness who currently play in the Scottish Highland Football League.

Clachnacuddin have won the most Highland Football League championships in the competition's history a total of 18 times overall. Their home ground is Grant Street Park in the city's Merkinch area. They also have a youth system with many teams ranging from the primary squads to the under 19s.

The club operated a reserve team in the North Caledonian Football League but withdrew for the start of the 2014–15 season.

They were founded in 1885 and are nicknamed The Lilywhites (due to their white strip) or Clach. Their name is an English approximation of a Scots Gaelic name meaning 'the stone of the tub,' referring to a city landmark.

As a senior team with a compliant stadium, they are entitled to enter the Scottish Cup.

First team squad[edit]

As of 21 July 2017

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

No. Position Player
Scotland GK John Campbell
Scotland GK Aidan MacDonald
Scotland GK Douglas MacLennan
Scotland DF Michael Finnis
Scotland DF Matthew Grant
Scotland DF Martin MacDonald
Scotland DF Ross MacKillop
Scotland DF David McGurk
Northern Ireland DF Sean Webb
Scotland MF James Beeston
Scotland MF Martin Callum
No. Position Player
Scotland MF James Dingwall
Scotland MF Chiedu Ikeme
Scotland MF Blair Lawrie
Scotland MF Scott Morrison
Scotland MF Fraser Robertson
Scotland MF Paul Smith
Scotland FW Stuart Leslie
Scotland FW Daniel MacLennan
Scotland FW Rorie Macleod
Scotland FW Ian Penwright
Scotland FW Liam Shewan


Highland Football League:

  • Champions: 1894–95, 1896–97, 1897–98, 1900–01, 1902–03, 1903–04, 1904–05, 1905–06, 1907–08, 1911–12, 1920–21, 1921–22, 1922–23, 1923–24, 1938–39, 1947–48, 1974–75, 2003–04

League Cup:

  • Winners: 1947–48, 1950–51, 1981–82, 2003–04, 2013–14

North of Scotland Cup:

  • Winners: 1894–95, 1895–96, 1897–98, 1899–1900, 1902–03, 1903–04, 1905–06, 1906–07, 1919–20, 1920–21, 1922–23, 1937–38, 1939–40, 1946–47, 1947–48, 1948–49, 1949–50, 1953–54, 1964–65, 1979–80, 1992–93, 2001–02

Inverness Cup:

  • Winners: 1897–98, 1900–01 1903–04, 1904–05, 1906–07, 1909–10, 1919–20, 1921–22, 1923–24, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1936–37, 1951–52, 1952–53

Scottish Qualifying Cup (North):

  • Winners: 1934–35, 1938–39, 1947–48, 1973–74, 1974–75, 1998–99

Bells Cup (West):

  • Winners: 1977–78

Club records[edit]


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