Oldland Abbotonians F.C.

Oldland Abbotonians Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Oldland Common South Gloucestershire, England. They are currently members of the Western League Division One and play at the Aitchison Playing Fields. The club is affiliated to the Somerset County FA and Gloucestershire County FA.

Oldland Abbotonians
Full nameOldland Abbotonians Football Club
Nickname(s)The O's
Founded1910
GroundAitchison Playing Field,[1] Oldland Common
ChairmanBob Clarke
ManagerScott Armstrong
LeagueWestern League Division One
2018–19Western League Division One, 18th of 20

History

The club was founded as St. Annes (Oldland) in 1910.[2] The current incarnation of the club was formed from a merger between Oldland and Longwell Green Abbotonians in 1998.[3] Oldland had played in the Gloucestershire County League on-and-off since 1974.[4] Meanwhile, Longwell Green Abbotonians had been playing in the Somerset Senior League since 1985, winning Division One in 1993–94.[5]

References

  1. "Oldland Abbotonians' manager Spencer Thomas is focused on Bradford Town clash". ThisIsBristol. Northcliffe Media. 21 January 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  2. "Toolstation Western League: Oldland Abbotonians". Toolstation Western League. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  3. Oldland Abbotonians at the Football Club History Database
  4. Oldland at the Football Club History Database
  5. Longwell Green Abbotonians at the Football Club History Database

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