Lynn-Avon United

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Lynn-Avon United
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Full name Lynn-Avon United Association Football Club
Founded 1996 (re-amalgamation of teams which split in 1947)
Ground Ken Maunder Park, New Lynn, Auckland
Manager Eddie Fitton
League Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Division 1
2011 Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Division 1, 10th

Lynn-Avon United is an semi-professional association Football club based in New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand. Their first team plays in the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Division 1.


The club was formed in 1996 through an amalgamation of Lynndale (originally Lyndale) AFC and Avondale United. These two teams had a common origin, Lynndale having split from Avondale FC in 1947. Avondale later changed their name to Red Shield and then Avondale United.

Present day[edit]

Former player for Wycombe Wanderers and the New Zealand Knights player Sean Devine, who lead Exeter City to a 0-0 with Manchester United at Old Trafford in a 2005 English FA Cup tie,[1] captains the Lotto Sport Italia NRFL Division 1B side.

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