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Southall

One of the oldest football clubs in the home counties, Southall were formed in 1871 and played their first competitive league football in The West London League in 1896. A short spell as a professional club in the Southern League wasn’t a success, but a merger with Southall Athletic led to a place in the Great Western Suburban League

In 1919 Southall joined The Athenian League where they competed until becoming founder members of The Isthmian league’s Division Two in the 1973-1974 season.
Within two years the club was qualified for the Premier Division and changed their name to Southall & Ealing Borough.

However, this was not a lucky omen. After two quick relegations the club reverted to Southall Football Club and for the majority of the next twenty one seasons competed, mostly in the third tier of The Isthmian League and sadly lost the use of their Western Road ground.

When relegation saw the club drop into The Combined Counties League, there was a chance of rebuilding but financial problems soon caused the club to resign.

A rebirth in The Middlesex County League with new owners gave the club hope and now that they are competing in The Spartan South Midlands League, Southall will be hoping to once again be challenging for honours.

 

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Club History

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 YearLeaguePositionManager
1977-1978Isthmian League Premier Division21st
1978-1979Isthmian League First Division 22ndGeoff Taylor
As Southall
1979-1980 Isthmian League Second Division13thGeoff Taylor
1980-1981Isthmian League Second Division8thGeoff Taylor
1981-1982Isthmian League Second Division13th Mick McHutt
1982-1983Isthmian League Second Division12thMick McHutt
1983-1984Isthmian League Second Division10thM.Byrne
1984-1985Isthmian League Second Division7thM.Byrne
1985-1986Isthmian League Second Div South8thG.Bartlett
1986-1987Isthmian League Second Div South21stD.Rees
1987-1988Isthmian League Second Div South16thD.Rees
1988-1989Isthmian League Second Div South18thD.Rees
1989-1990Isthmian League Second Div South6thD.Rees
1990-1991Isthmian League Second Div South6thKeith Chamberlain
1991-1992Isthmian League Division Two20thKeith Chamberlain
1992-1993Isthmian League Division Two22ndGeorge Richardson
1993-1994Isthmian League Division Three5thDave Anderson
1994-1995Isthmian League Division Three6thDave Anderson
1995-1996Isthmian League Division Three21stDave Anderson
1996-1997Isthmian League Division Three17thKeith Chamberlain
1997-1998Isthmian League Division Three16thGregg Phillips
1998-1999Isthmian League Division Three12thKeith Chamberlain
1999-2000Isthmian League Division Three22ndKeith Chamberlain
2000-2001Combined Counties Premier Division11thKeith Chamberlain
2001-2002Combined Counties Premier Division8thKeith Chamberlain
2002-2003Combined Counties Premier Division12thKeith Chamberlain
2003-2004Combined Counties Premier Division4thKeith Chamberlain
2004-2005Combined Counties Premier Division11thFrank Gill
2005-2006 Resigned from LeagueFrank Gill
2006-2007Middlesex County Lg Premier Division11thRyan de Costa
2007-2008Middlesex County Div 1 Central & East2ndRyan de Costa
2008-2009Middlesex County Lg Premier Division5thRyan de Costa
2009-2010Middlesex County Lg Premier Division10thRyan de Costa
2010-2011Middlesex County Lg Premier Division8thR de Costa & S Embleton
2011-2012Middlesex County Lg Premier Division3rdSteve Embleton
2012-2013Spartan South Midlands Division One9thSteve Embleton
2013-2014Spartan South Midlands Division One10thColin Brown
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