Ellistown Football Club was formed in 1993 as United Collieries F.C. and was formed by the teams of Bagworth and Ellistown Colliery.
The club immediately joined the Leicestershire Senior League and after four seasons the club gained promotion to the Premier Division despite finishing in seventh place. In 1998 the club changed its name to Ellistown F.C. and continued to play in the Premier Division of the Leicestershire Senior League apart from one season – 2000–01 – in Division One. In the 2003–04 season, they reached the First Round of the FA Vase. In 2008 the club became a founder member of the East Midlands Counties League following work to improve their facilities and the following season the club made its debut in the FA Cup.
Ellistown & Ibstock Utd were formed in June 2013 following a merger between Ellistown FC and Ibstock Utd. The club's first season being the most successful in either of the founding clubs history, finishing in 3rd place of the East Midlands Counties League, qualifying for the FA Cup, FA Vase and Westerby Cup and also booking a place in the final of the Coalville Charity Cup.
In July 2017, with relegation to the Leicestershire Senior League, the club decided to go back to it's roots and revert back to Ellistown FC.
The club play their 1st Team games at Terrace Road in Ellistown.
2017/18 Starts with a New manager Russ Horsley.