Trafford F.C.

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Trafford
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Full name Trafford Football Club
Nickname(s) The North
Founded 1990
Ground Shawe View, Flixton
Ground Capacity 2,500
Chairman John Eadie
Manager Tom Baker
League Northern Premier League Division One North
2016–17 Northern Premier League Division One North, 6th of 22

Trafford Football Club is an English football club based in Flixton, near Urmston in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester. The club are currently members of the Northern Premier League Division One North and play at Shawe View.

History

The club was established in 1990 as North Trafford. They applied to join Mid-Cheshire League and despite being initially rejected, were admitted to Division Two after a late withdrawal. They finished as runners-up in their first season, and were promoted to Division One. The following season they finished fourth and moved up to Division Two of the North West Counties League.[1] In 1993–94 they finished second and were promoted to Division One, at which point they adopted their current name.[1]

In 1996–97 they won Division One and were promoted to Division One of the Northern Premier League.[2] In 1999–00 they won the President's Cup, but in 2002–03 they finished bottom of the division and were relegated back to the North West Counties League. They won the league again in 2007–08 and were promoted back to the Northern Premier League. In their first season back in the league they won the President's Cup for a second time.

Squad

As of 19 August 2015.[3]

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

No. Position Player
England GK Matthew Green
England GK Josh Samberg
England GK Russell Saunders
England DF Robbie Bromley
England DF Daniel Caldecott
England DF Josh Granite
England DF Mark Haslam
England DF Daniel Lafferty
England DF Ryan Ledson
England MF Jack Dorney
England MF Jordan Hadfield
No. Position Player
England MF Matt Kay
England MF Daniel Lambert
England MF Chris Palmer
England MF John Pritchard
England MF Ashley Reece
England MF Lee Rick
England MF Joe Shaw
Iran FW Porya Ahmadi
England FW Ben Deegan
England FW Chris McDonagh
Saint Kitts and Nevis FW Jason St Juste

Honours

  • Northern Premier League
    • President's Cup winners 1999–00, 2008–09
    • First Division Cup winners 1997–98
  • North West Counties League
    • Division One champions 1996–97, 2007–08

Records

  • FA Cup
    • Third Qualifying Round 2006–07, 2012–13, 2013–14
  • FA Trophy
    • Third Round 2000–01
  • FA Vase
    • Fifth Round 1995–96

References

  1. ^ a b North Trafford at the Football Club History Database
  2. ^ Trafford at the Football Club History Database
  3. ^ "Trafford Squad". Trafford official website. 5 April 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 53°26′47.108″N 2°22′19.870″W / 53.44641889°N 2.37218611°W / 53.44641889; -2.37218611

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