Crusaders Newtownabbey Strikers

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Crusaders Newtownabbey Strikers
Full name Crusaders Newtownabbey Strikers F.C.
Founded 1992
League Women's Premier League
2012 1st
Website Club home page

Crusaders Newtownabbey Strikers is a women's football club from Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland. The club was founded in 1992 as Newtownabbey Strikers and became a member of the Northern Ireland Women's Football Association in 1994. In 2009, Newtownabbey Strikers amalgamated with North Belfast men’s team Crusaders Football Club to become Crusaders Newtownabbey Strikers.[1]

The team has won the Women's Premier League of Northern Ireland six times.

European record[edit]

In UEFA competitions Newtownabbey only has achieved two draws so far against FC Clujana Cluj and Maccabi Holon. The club played in the 2010–11 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round hosting the mini-tournament[2] but lost all their games.

UEFA Women's Cup:

UEFA Women's Champions League:


  • 6 Women's Premier League championships: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012[3]
  • 2 Irish Women's Cup winners: 2005, 2011[4]


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