Seaham Red Star F.C.

Seaham Red Star F.C.

Football club infobox
clubname = Seaham Red Star

fullname = Seaham Red Star Football Club
nickname = "The Star"
founded = 1973 (as Seaham Colliery
Welfare Red Star)
ground = Seaham Town Park, Seaham
capacity = 500
chairman = John McBeth
manager = Andy Toman
league = Northern League Division One
season = 2007–08
position = Northern League Division One, 14th

shirtsponsors= The Tile Factory

Seaham Red Star F.C. is a football club based in Seaham, England. They joined the Wearside League in 1979 as Seaham Colliery Welfare Red Star. In the 1978-79 season, they reached the 5th round of the FA Vase. In 1984, they changed to their present name. For the 2008-09 season, they are members of the Northern League Division One.


Seaham Red Star were founded in 1973, as a Sunday Morning pub side. The following season the team converted to playing on a Saturday and have since progressed into the Northern League where they currently play in the Premier division and are currently 13th as the season ebters its latter stages.

The club currently operate with a senior side, Under 21's, Under 18's. Under 17's Under 15's Girls team and Under 11's.

The Senior Team play their home games in Seaham Park which has been their home ground since foundation.

Current Squad

Alan Marchant GK

Keith Finch GK

Paul McSween GK

Chris Bell DF

Damian Maw DF

David Anderson DF

Ian Watson DF

John Rattle DF

Mark Harrison DF

Michael Savage DF

Neil Moan DF

Paul Stout DF

Richard Paxton DF

Andrew Lumsden MF

Anthony Holmes MF

Craig Price MF

Daniel Newby MF

Dean Arkley MF

John Toft MF

Michael Canavan MF

Michael Colgan MF

Stephen Halliday MF

Stephen Leadbitter MF

Adam Forrest CF

Andy Jennings CF

Lee Chapman CF

Warren Byrne CF

Notable Former Players

Bobby Davison - Huddersfield Town F.C. 1980

Nigel Gleghorn - Ipswich Town F.C. 1985

Billy Stubbs - Nottm Forest 1985

Paul Nixon - Bristol Rovers 1989

Mick Smith - Hartlepool United 1989

Trevor Snowden - Rochdale AFC 1992

Steve Harper - Newcastle United 1993

Graeme Willis - Seaham Sambas 2007


1979 Phillips Floodlit Trophy

1980 Durham Challenge Cup Winners

1980 Monkwearmouth Challenge Cup Runners Up

1982 Wearside League Champions

1982 Wearsisde League Cup Winners

1988 Northern League Division Two Runners Up

1993 Northern League Cup winners

1993 J.R.Cleator Cup Runners-Up

2000 Northern League Division One Runners Up

2007 Northern League Division Two Runners Up

External links

* [ Seaham Red Star's website on clubwebsite]

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