Chalfont Wasps F.C.


Chalfont Wasps F.C.
Chalfont Wasps
Full name Chalfont Wasps Football Club
Nickname(s) The Stingers
Founded 1922
Ground The Playing Fields, Bowstridge Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Chairman Steve Waddington
Manager Andy Keen
League Hellenic Football League
Division One East
2010-11 Hellenic Football League
Division One East, 6th
Home colours
Away colours

Chalfont Wasps F.C. are a football club based in Chalfont St. Giles, near Amersham, England. They were established in 1922 and were founding members of the Chiltonian League in 1984. For the 2011-12 season they are members of the Hellenic Football League Division One East, having been demoted from the Premier Division at the end of the 2008-09 season due to their ground not meeting the requirements for that division.

Contents

History

pre 1984 - Played in Wycombe Combination
1984-85 - Founder members of Chiltonian League
1985-86 - Relegated to Division Two
1987-88 - Division Two re-titled Division One
1988-89 - Promoted to Division One
1991-92 - Relegated to Division One
1993-94 - Chiltonian League Division One runners-up, promoted to Premier Division
1995-96 - Relegated to Division One
1999-00 - Promoted to Premier Division
2000-01 - Chiltonian League merged with Hellenic League - Wasps placed in Division One East
2007-08 - Champions of Hellenic League Division One East and promoted to Premier Division[1]

Ground

The Wasps' ground was featured in David Bauckham's book Dugouts, which notes the incongruity of the dugouts being built directly in front of (and therefore obscuring the view from) the only covered area available for spectators. [2]

Club records

  • Best League performance:1st Hellenic League First Division East, 2007/08
  • No participation in national cup competitions

References

  1. ^ Chalfont Wasps at the Football Club History Database
  2. ^ Bauckham, David (2006). Dugouts. New Holland. ISBN 1-8453-7478-9. 

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