Wasps FC

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Wasps Football Club
Union RFU
Founded 1867
Location Acton, England
Ground(s) Twyford Avenue Sports Ground
Chairman Richard Green
President Sue Day
Coach(es) Ryan Hunt
Captain(s) Hugo Lewis
League(s) London 3 North West
Official website

Wasps FC is the amateur side of the Wasps rugby union club formed in 1867. The men's first team was split from Wasps FC at the turn of professionalism, for the 1996-97 season, to become Wasps RFC, owned by Chris Wright. The professional club became London Wasps in the summer of 1999 and reverted to Wasps RFC in the summer of 2014. The team currently play their rugby in London 3 North West. Wasps FC own the Twyford Avenue Sports Ground that is also used by the Wasps professional teams for training.

The FC retains close links with their professional brothers and still own approximately 5% of the company.

The Youth section has several championship sides and the minis compete actively at the higher levels.

2013-14 Season[edit]

The first team finished 4th in their league, and the second team will remain in the 2nd (of 6) divisions in the Middlesex Merit Table for 2014-15. The third team "The fat dads" (though not many are fat), continue to play friendlies and are inaugural members of the Middlesex Social League

2012-13 Season[edit]

In 2012-13 the 1st XV finished mid-table in London 3 North West. The 2nd XV finished 3rd in Middlesex Merit Table 3 and was promoted into Middlesex Merit Table 2.

2011-12 Season[edit]

In 2011-12 the 1st XV had an incredible record-breaking season, winning all 18 games in Herts & Middlesex 1 to gain promotion to London 3 North West. Highlights included doing the double over both Hackney RFC and Old Priorians RFC, the closest challengers for the title.

2010-11 Season[edit]

In 2010-11 the 1st XV was unfortunately relegated from London 3 North West back to Herts & Middlesex 1. The 2nd XV competed in Middlesex Merit Table 4 league.

2009-10 Season[edit]

The 2009-10 season was a very successful one for Wasps FC. Fielding two senior men's sides the 1st XV won promotion from Herts & Middlesex 1 into London 3 North West, and the 2nd XV won the Middlesex Merit Table 5 League, gaining promotion into the Middlesex Merit Table 4 league in the process. On the back of these successes it was announced the club would once again be fielding a 3rd XV for the 2010-11 season.

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