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Barkingside

Currently Playing In:

Isthmian Division One North

 

Formed originally in 1889, the club played in the Ilford local leagues and after a break for two years, resumed as Barkingside Old Boys in 1923 before reverting to Barkingside FC in the 1930s.

Passing through The Ilford, South Essex and Walthamstow Leagues, the club were also members of The Amateur Football Alliance. In 1950, Barkingsde joined The London League where they remained until moving onto the Greater London league in 1965-1966.

In the 1996-1997 season the club was accepted by the newly formed London Spartan League and immediately won the championship and The London Senior Cup. After another success in 1998-1999 the club’s application to the Isthmian league was turned down and neither was a move across to the Essex Senior League accepted, as clubs were not allowed to move sideways across the non-league pyramid.

To open up the opportunity to join the Essex Senior league, Barkingside took a season off, and then their application to join their County League became acceptable! Since then, the new century has seen the club produce consistent results becoming a senior member of their competition with ambitions to move up the pyramid.

 

Club Factfile

 
Previous Name(s):
Barkingside Boys Guild and Barkingside Old Boys
Ground:
Oakside Stadium, Station Road, Barkingside 1G6 1NB
Telephone:
0208 550 3611
Capacity:
3000
Seats:
350
Covered:
Yes
350
Clubhouse:
Yes
Shop:
No
Record Attendance:
957 v Arsenal Reserves,
 

Club History

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 YearLeaguePositionManager
1977-1978London Spartan Premier Division
1978-1979London Spartan Division One
1979-1980London Spartan Division One
1980-1981London Spartan Division One
1981-1982London Spartan Division One
1982-1983London Spartan Division One7thBill Reed
1983-1984London Spartan Division OneBill Reed
1984-1985London Spartan Division OneBill Reed
1985-1986London Spartan Division One5thBill Reed
1986-1987London Spartan Premier Division12thBill Reed
1987-1988London Spartan Premier Division9thBill Reed
1988-1989London Spartan Premier Division5thBill Reed
1989-1990London Spartan Premier Division8thBill Reed
1990-1991London Spartan Premier Division2ndBill Reed
1991-1992London Spartan Premier Division6thBill Reed
1992-1993London Spartan Premier Division16thBill Reed
1993-1994London Spartan Premier Division13thBill Reed
1994-1995London Spartan Premier Division3rdBill Reed
1995-1996London Spartan Premier Division8thG,Barnard
1996-1997London Spartan Premier Division1stC.Edwards
1997-1998Spartan South Midlands Premier South5thC.Edwards
1998-1999Spartan South Midlands Premier South1stC.Edwards
1999-2000Did not compete
2000-2001Essex Senior League3rdJohn Bennett
2001-2002Essex Senior League13thJohn Bennett
2002-2003Essex Senior League9thTony Myers
2003-2004Essex Senior League11thTony Myers
2004-2005Essex Senior League4thRod Stringer
2005-2006Essex Senior League4thRod Stringer
2006-2007Essex Senior League3rdRod Stringer
2007-2008Essex Senior League3rdKris Taylor
2008-2009Essex Senior League5thTony Fenn
2009-2010Essex Senior League9thTony Fenn
2010-2011Essex Senior League15thTony Fenn
2011-2012Essex Senior League8thTony Fenn
2012-2013Essex Senior League2ndMatt Frew
2013-2014Isthmian League Division One North20thMatt Frew
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