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Spalding United

Currently Playing In:

United Counties Premier League


A club formed between the World Wars, Spalding United have spent the majority of their competitive life in and out of the United Counties League, with short spells attempting to establish themselves in the Southern and Northern Premier Leagues.

Three United Counties championships were won in 1988,1999 and 2004. In fact after relegation from the Southern League Eastern Division in 2003, an immediate United Counties title took the club into The Northern Premier League,  but in the following season the club moved over to to The Southern League Division One Midlands.

No supporters of ‘The Tulips have ever been bored !

Alan Day led the club as manager for seven years and enjoyed a consistent era in the clubs history between 1994 and 2001. However, since then, consistency hasn’t been a strength in the running of the club, as nine managers have taken up the reigns in the last twelve seasons. But another move back to Step Four football is now expected - whatever the league!


Club Factfile

Sor Halley Stewart Playing Fields, Winfrey Avenue, Spalding PE11 1DA
01775 713 328
Record Attendance:
6972 v Peterborough FA Cup 1982
Most Recent Senior Honour:
United Counties League Premier Division Champions 2003-2004

Club History

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1977-1978United Counties League4thF.Fox
1978-1979Midland Counties League16thF.Fox
1979-1980Midland Counties League16thF.Fox
1980-1981Midland Counties League14thM.Harmston
1981-1982Midland Counties League4thM.Harmston
1982-1983Northern Counties East Premier Division4thR.Knowles
 1983-1984Northern Counties East Premier Division1stR.Knowles/M.Hennigan
1984-1985Northern Counties East Premier Division11thM.Hennigan
1985-1986Northern Counties East Premier Division16thD.Birkinshaw
1986-1987United Counties League Premier Division7th
 1987-1988United Counties League Premier Division1stBob Duncan
1988-1989Southern League Midland Division8thBob Duncan
1989-1990Southern League Midland Division6thBob Duncan
1990-1991Southern League Midland Division22ndBob Duncan
1991-1992United Counties League Premier Division21stMartin Henderson
1992-1993United Counties League Premier Division13thMartin Henderson
1993-1994United Counties League Premier Division14thMartin Henderson
1994-1995United Counties League Premier Division10thAlan Day
1995-1996United Counties League Premier Division6thAlan Day
1996-1997United Counties League Premier Division2ndAlan Day
1997-1998United Counties League Premier Division3rdAlan Day
 1998-1999United Counties League Premier Division1stAlan Day
1999-2000Southern League Eastern Division15thAlan Day
2000-2001Southern League Eastern Division22ndAlan Day
2001-2002Southern League Eastern Division18thNick Anderson
2002-2003Southern League Eastern Division21stNick Anderson
 2003-2004United Counties League Premier Division1stDick Creasey
2004-2005Northern Premier League Division One18thSteve Welsh
2005-2006Southern League Division One Midlands20thSteve Welsh
2006-2007Southern League Division One Midlands19thPhil Hubbard
2007-2008Northern Premier League Division One South18thPhil Hubbard
2008-2009Northern Premier League Division One South17thAlan BIley
2009-2010Northern Premier League Division One South21stMark Hone
2010-2011Northern Premier League Division One South22ndRichard Scott
2011-2012United Counties League Premier Division13thAndy Stanhope
2012-2013United Counties League Premier Division3rdPat Raymond
2013-2014United Counties League Premier DivisionPat Raymond

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