Ellistown Football Club is run entirely by volunteers. The club was established in 1993 and was formed by the teams of Bagworth and Ellistown Colliery, both having run for approximately 48 years.
Spending most of their time in the Leicestershire Senior League, the Club developed over time. In 1996 and 1998 the Club staged the European and World Cup matches for people with learning difficulties.
In 2008 the Club put in a lot of work to improve facilities and were accepted into the newly formed East Midlands Counties League. They also won the Coalville Charity Cup that year and followed that by reaching the final in 2009. 2009 also saw their first entry into the FA Cup.
2010 sees further improvements to the grounds, the return of a strong management team and a new ground sharing venture with Anstey Town using the Ellistown facilities