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Hinckley United

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In 1997 Hinckley Athletic from the Midland Football Alliance and Hinckley Town of the Midland Division of The Southern League merged to form Hinckley United and took over Town’s place in the Southern League.

John Hanna had been manager of Athletic and he was joined by the experienced Dean Thomas who, after a couple of seasons, took on the responsibility of management on his own. Two seasons later in 2001 ‘United’ celebrated their first championship which took them into The Premier Division.

Timing was just right, as a sixth place finish and the 2004 league re-structuring enabled ‘United’ to become founder members of Conference South and the popular Dean Thomas enjoyed the move to a smart new home in The Greene King Stadium and the first fifteen years of Hinckley United.

Sadly, two very difficult seasons in The Blue Square North have taken the club back to The Southern League where supporters will be hoping the club can rebuild.


Club Factfile

The Greene King Stadium, Leicester Road, Hinckley LE10 3DR
01455 840 088
M1 J21 take M69 (Coventry) or M6 J2 take M69 (Leicester). M69 J2 take A5 North. At 3rd roundabout (Dodwells). Take 2nd exit A47 Earl Shilton & Industrial Estates, follow A47 over three roundabouts & a set of traffic lights at next roundabout take 3rd exit B4668. Stadium is 100 yards on right.

Club History

Click on a year to see photos, articles and more details about the season.

As Hinckley Athletic
1977-1978West Midlands8thDoug Chandler
1978-1979West Midlands11thDoug Chandler
1979-1980West Midlands13thD.Callow
1980-1981West Midlands22ndD.Callow
1981-1982West Midlands16thG.Cross
1982-1983West Midlands2ndG.Cross
1983-1984West Midlands14thG.Cross
1984-1985West Midlands9thG.Cross
1985-1986West Midlands8thT.Parsons
1986-1987West Midlands8thB.Vincent
1987-1988West MIdlands10thR.Rogers
1988-1989West Midlands14thR.Rogers
1989-1990West Midlands6thBill Moore
1990-1991West Midlands5thBill Moore
1991-1992West Midlands15thBill Moore
1992-1993West Midlands14thJohn Hanna
1993-1994West Midlands8thJohn Hanna
1994-1995Midland Alliance2ndJohn Hanna
1995-1996Midland Alliance3rdJohn Hanna
1996-1997Midland Alliance2ndJohn Hanna
As Hinckley Town
1977-78Leicestershire Division 114
1978-79Leicestershire Division 15
1979-80Leicestershire Division 18
1980-81Leicestershire Division 110
1981-82Leicestershire Division 115
1982-83Leicestershire Division 26
1983-84Leicestershire Division 12
1984-1985Leicestershire League Premier11th
1985-1986Leicestershire League Premier9th
1986-1987Central Midlands Supreme Division1st
1987-1988Central Midlands2ndDave Grundy
1988-1989West Midlands7thDave Grundy
1989-1990West Midlands1stDave Grundy
1990-1991Southern League Midland Division11th Dave Lesgreen
1991-1992Southern League Midland Division15thDaveGrundy
1992-1993Southern League Midland Division20thDave Grundy
1993-1994Southern League Midland Division18thJohn Martin
1994-1995Southern League Midland Division15thDavid Grundy
1995-1996Southern League Midland Division17thDavid Grundy
1996-1997Southern League Midland Division16thDavid Grundy
As Hinckley United
1997-1998Southern League Midland Division12thJohn Hanna/Dean Thomas
1998-1999Southern League Midland Division4thJohn Hanna/Dean Thomas
1999-2000Southern League Western Division3rdDean Thomas
2000-2001Southern League Western Division1stDean Thomas
2001-2002Southern League Premier12thDean Thomas
2002-2003Southern League Premier13thDean Thomas
2003-2004Southern League Premier6thDean Thomas
2004-2005Conference North12thDean Thomas
2005-2006Conference North10thDean Thomas
2006-2007Conference North4thDean Thomas
2007-2008Blue Square North19thDean Thomas
2008-2009Blue Square North10thDean Thomas
2009-2010Blue Square North7thDean Thomas
2010-2011Blue Square North15thDean Thomas
2011-2012Blue Square North20thDean Thomas
2012-2013Blue Square North22ndDean Thomas
2013-2014Southern League Premier Division

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