Prudhoe Town F.C.

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Prudhoe Town
Full name Prudhoe Town Football Club
Nickname(s) The Citizens
Founded 1959 (as Ovington)
Ground Kimberley Park, Prudhoe
League Wearside League
2016–17 Wearside League, 13th of 20

Prudhoe Town Football Club is a football club based in Prudhoe, Northumberland, England. The club is affiliated to the Northumberland Football Association.[1] They are currently members of the Wearside League and play at Kimberley Park.

History[edit]

The club was formed in 1959 and originally played in the Hexham & District League as Ovington F.C..[2] They moved upwards through the Newcastle & District League, the Northern Combination, and the Northern Amateur League before joining the Northern Alliance in 1984 as Prudhoe East End.[3]

Twice Northern Alliance runners-up, they joined the Northern League in 1988, spending all but two seasons of their period in the league in Division Two.[4][5][6] Promotion was earned in the 1993–94 and 2001–02 seasons, but on each occasion they were relegated after a solitary season in Division One.[7] They adopted their present name in 1994.[7] They stayed in the Northern League, until 2009 when they resigned and joined the Wearside Football League, where they have remained since.[7]

Ground[edit]

Prudhoe Town played their home games at Kimberly Park, Broomhouse Road, Prudhoe, NE42 5EH. The club's future was put in doubt after the loss of this ground officially.

Honours[edit]

Records[edit]

  • Highest League Position:[7] 19th in Northern League Division one 2002–03
  • FA Cup best performance:[7] Second Round Qualifying – 1990–91
  • FA Trophy best performance:[7] First Round Qualifying – 1994–95
  • FA Vase best performance:[7] Third Round – 1995–96

Former players[edit]

A list of players that have played for the club at one stage and meet one of the following criteria;

  1. Players that have played/managed in the football league or any foreign equivalent to this level (i.e. fully professional league).
  2. Players with full international caps.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club News". Prudhoetownfc.org.uk. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  2. ^ "About the Club". Prudhoetownfc.org.uk. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  3. ^ a b PRUDHOE EAST END at the Football Club History Database
  4. ^ "Website created using 350pages at www.350.com". Nonleaguematters.net. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  5. ^ "Website created using 350pages at www.350.com". Nonleaguematters.net. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  6. ^ "Website created using 350pages at www.350.com". Nonleaguematters.net. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h PRUDHOE TOWN at the Football Club History Database

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 54°58′00.26″N 1°50′00.78″W / 54.9667389°N 1.8335500°W / 54.9667389; -1.8335500