Cheltenham Saracens F.C.

Cheltenham Saracens Football Club is a football club based in Cheltenham, England. Affiliated to the Gloucestershire County FA, they are currently members of the Hellenic League Division One West and play at Petersfield Park.

Cheltenham Saracens
Full nameCheltenham Saracens Football Club
Nickname(s)Saracens, Sarries
Founded1964
GroundPetersfield Park, Cheltenham
ChairmanGraham Roberts
ManagerRyan Betteridge, Stuart Mitchinson, Nick Locke
LeagueHellenic League Division One West
2018–19Hellenic League Division One West, 2nd of 12

History

Cheltenham Saracens was established in 1964 as a multi-sports club, with the football team joining Division Five of the Cheltenham League.[1] Following several promotions, the club joined Division One of the Hellenic League in 1986.[2] After winning Division One in 1999–2000, the club were promoted to the Premier Division. However, they finished bottom of the Premier Division in 2001–02 and were relegated to Division One West.

The 2010–11 season saw Cheltenham finish third in Division One West, earning promotion to the Premier Division. However, they were relegated back to Division One West at the end of the 2014–15 season after finishing bottom of the Premier Division.[2]

Honours

  • Hellenic League
    • Division One champions 1999–2000
  • Gloucestershire Primary Challenge Cup
    • Winners 1971–72
  • Gloucestershire Senior Amateur Cup
    • Winners 1991–92
  • Cheltenham Minor Charities Cup
    • Winners 2009–10

Records

References

  1. History Archived 2016-10-27 at the Wayback Machine Cheltenham Saracens F.C.
  2. Cheltenham Saracens at the Football Club History Database
  3. Mike Williams & Tony Williams (2012) Non-League Club Directory 2013, p667 ISBN 978-1-869833-77-0

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