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Season Preview - Racing Club Warwick

1 year ago By Web Master

Today's MFL Division 1 Team in focus is Racing Club Warwick

Racing Club Warwick

They were formed in 1919 under the name of Saltisford Rovers and played in various local leagues including the Warwick League, Leamington & District League and the Warwickshire Combination until 1967.

During this period the club won a number of honours, including the Birmingham Alliance Senior Cup when they defeated Birmingham City in the final at St. Andrews.

In 1967 the club joined the West Midlands (Regional) League. Three years later they changed to their current name (which came from the fact that their ground is by Warwick Racecourse) and soon afterwards switched to the Midland Football Combination, where they were champions in 1988 and runners-up in 1989.

After the latter honour they gained promotion to the Southern League where they remained until 2003 when they finished bottom of the Western Division and dropped into the Midland Football Alliance.

They remained in the Midland Football Alliance until the end of the 2008–09 season, when they were relegated to the Midland Football Combination Premier Division, now the Midland Football League Division One.

Past players include England international goalkeeper Ben Foster.

At the start of the 2016-17 season the club began huge infrastructure renovations following the arrival of the new committee members the previous year, including new changing rooms, floodlighting, stands and training area. The club's record win is 15-0 recorded on 26 December 2016 vs Southam United.

Founded:- 1919
Nickname:- The Racers
Ground:- Townsend Meadow
Capacity:- 1,280
Record Attendance:- ??
Best FA Cup Performance:- 3rd Qualifying Round (1987/88)
Best FA Trophy performance:- 2nd Round (1998/99)
Best FA Vase Performance:- 4th Round (1977/78)
2016/17 League Performance:- 6th Midland Football League 1st Division
Top Scorer:- Wade Malley (28 goals)

Racing Club Warwick - The Last 10 Seasons

2007/08Mid Al421482065825018th
2008/09Mid Al424632311311821st
2009/10MFC P427134441582222nd
2010/11MFC P364102245832119th
2011/12MFC P321051746573513th
2012/13MFC P34542542921917th
2013/14MFC P341171660634012th
2014/15MFL 13810424521023418th
2015/16MFL 1381671571765510th
2016/17MFL 138199109272666th

Updated 17:32 - 27 Jul 2017 by Web Master

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