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Romford

Currently Playing In:

Isthmian Division One North

 

After enjoying life among the leaders in non-league football as the original Romford,with a ground used by England for Amateur Internationals, the football club officials have shown admirable courage and dedication while battling to keep a competitive non-league club alive and competing, often having to share the grounds of local rivals. 

The journey experienced by the club is well documented in their own excellent web site but in 1992 we take up the story as Romford Football Club made a comeback in The Essex Senior league. Manager Lyndon Lynch helped the club consolidate in county competition but the mergers with Ford United and then Collier Row at least brought promotion into The Isthmian League as Romford FC.

Problems arose after two years and three campaigns battling at the bottom of the League led to the club stepping down from The Isthmian League and returning in 2002 to The Essex Senior League. Ex player Mark Reed quickly took responsibility for playing matters and the club enjoyed five consistent seasons. However, it was Paul Martin who was in charge when ‘The Boro’ returned as Essex Champions to The Isthmian League in 2009.

 

Club Factfile

 
Previous Name(s):
Twice folded and reformed in 1929 and 1992
Ground:
Ground sharing with Thurrock FC, South Way, Ship Lane, Aveley RM19 1YN
Telephone:
01708 865492
Capacity:
4500
Seats:
300
Covered:
Yes
1000
Clubhouse:
Yes
Shop:
No
Record Attendance:
820 v Leatherhead Isthmian League Division 2.
Most Recent Senior Honour:
Essex Senior League Champions 2008-2009
 

Club History

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

 YearLeaguePositionManager
1992-1993Essex Senior League9thLyndon Lynch
1993-1994Essex Senior League4thLyndon Lynch
1994-1995Essex Senior League3rdLyndon Lynch
 1995-1996Essex Senior League1stDonal McGovern/ Alan Marson
As Collier Row & Romford
 1996-1997Isthmian League Division Two1stDonal McGovern/Alan Marson
As Romford FC
1997-1998Isthmian League Division One7thLes Whitton
1998-1999Isthmian League Division One10thLes Whitton/Steve Wheeler
1999-2000Isthmian League Division One19thAmin Levitt
2000-2001Isthmian League Division One21stAmin Levitt/John Bennett
2001-2002Isthmian League Division Two22ndPaul Wthey/PaulJoynes
2002-2003Essex Senior League5thPaul Joynes/Mark Reed
2003-2004Essex Senior League5thMark Reed
2004-2005Essex Senior League5thMark Reed
2005-2006 Essex Senior League12thMark Reed
2006-2007Essex Senior League2ndMark Reed
2007-2008Essex Senior League5thMark Reed/Paul Martin
 2008-2009Essex Senior League1stPaul Martin
2009-2010Isthmian League Division One North13thPaul Martin
2010-2011Isthmian League Division One North12thPaul Martin
2011-2012Isthmian League Division One North13thPaul Martin
2012-2013Isthmian League Division One North8thPaul Martin
2013-2014Isthmian League Division One North11thPaul Martin
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