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Ramsbottom United

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Northern Premier League Division One North


Formed in 1966 when the country was riding high in the football world, Ramsbottom United played their first competitive football in the Bury Amateur League. This was quickly followed by the Bolton Combination and then The Manchester League (1967-1987) prepared the club for a move up to the competitive North West Counties Football League in 1995.

Gaining experience on and off the field, the comparatively young club developed steadily.
It took two years to move up to the First Division as Champions in 1997 and then, without ever really being in trouble at the wrong end of the table, ‘The Rams’ prepared a push for further promotion.

From 2009 to 2012, under the guidance of managers Anthony Johnson and Bernard Morley, the club finished in Fourth, Second and then First place and proudly took their place in the Northern Premier League Division One North and consolidated well with a 6th place start.


Club Factfile

Previous Name(s):
The Harry Williams Stadium, Acrebottom (off Bridge Street) BL0 0BS
07854 466 214
Record Attendance:
1653 v FC United of Manchester 2007
Most Recent Senior Honour:
North West Counties Premier Division 2011-2012

Club History

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 1996-1997North West Counties DivisionTwo1stKen Bridge
1997-1998North West Counties Division One17thKen Bridge
1998-1999North West Counties Division One12thKen Bridge
1999-2000North West Counties Division One3rdKen Bridge
2000-2001North West Counties Division One3rdKen Bridge/MIke Kelly
2001-2002North West Counties Division One12thMike Kelly
2002-2003North West Counties Division One15thMike Kelly
2003-2004North West Counties Division One17thAndy Grimshaw /Vince Overson
2004-2005North West Counties Division One5thDerek Egan
2005-2006 North West Counties Division One18thLee Schulper
2006-2007North West Counties Division One8thNeil Hart/Ian McClellan
2007-2008North West Counties Division One16thAndy Feeley
2008-2009North West Counties Premier Division14thAndy Feeley/Paul Williams
2009-2010North West Counties Premier Division4thA.Johnson & Bernard Morley
2010-2011North West Counties Premier Division2ndA.Johnson & Bernard Morley
 2011-2012North West Counties Premier Division1stA.Johnson & Bernard Morley
2012-2013Northern Premier League Division One North6thA.Johnson & Bernard Morley
2013-2014Northern Premier League Division One North5thA.Johnson & Bernard Morley

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