Eastern Counties Football League

Eastern Counties Football League

Former clubs

Fifty-two clubs have previously played in the Eastern Counties League, including several reserve and 'A' teams. The league's geographical span has previously stretched from Gillingham in Kent to Boston in Lincolnshire, and in the 1950s contained up to four (reserve) teams from London.

*A.F.C. Sudbury (2006)¹
*Arsenal 'A' (1955)²
*Biggleswade Town (1963)²
*Boston Town (1968)³
*Braintree Town (1991)¹
*Brightlingsea United (2002)²
*Bungay Town (1964)²
*Bury Town (2006)¹
*Bury Town Reserves (1996)4
*Cambridge City Reserves (2006)²
*Cambridge United (1958)¹
*Cambridge United Reserves (1979)²
*Chatteris Town (2001)²
*Chelmsford (1937)²
*Chelmsford City Reserves (1963)²
*Chelsea Reserves (1953)²
*Colchester Town (1937)
*Colchester United Reserves (1988)²
*Cromer (1939)6
*Eynesbury Rovers (1963)²
*Felixstowe Port & Town (2000)5
*Fulbourn Institute (2006)²
*Gillingham Reserves (1954)²
*Gothic (1978)²
*Hertford Town (1973)¹
*Histon (2000)¹
*Holbeach United (1962)³
*Huntingdon United (1992)²
*Ipswich Town (1936)¹
*Ipswich Town Reserves (1938)¹
*Ipswich Town 'A' (1951)²
*King's Lynn (1954)³
*Long Sutton Athletic (1995)²
*Maldon Town (2004)¹
*Norwich CEYMS (1939)6
*Norwich City Reserves (1948)²
*Norwich City 'A' (1958)²
*Peterborough United Reserves (1973)²
*Romford Reserves (1963)²
*Soham Town Rangers (2008)¹
*Somersham Town (2004)²
*Southend United 'A' (1962)²
*Spalding United (1960)²
*St Neots Town (1973)³
*Sudbury Town (1999)5
*Sudbury Town Reserves (1997)4
*Sudbury Wanderers (1999)5
*Tottenham Hotspur 'A' (1963)²
*Warboys Town (2004)²
*Watton United (2000)²
*West Ham United 'A' (1956)²
*Yaxley (1992)²

¹ Moved up to Isthmian/Southern League

² Resigned

³ Moved to different league at the same level

4 Replaced by first team

5 Merged to form a new club

6 Did not return to league after World War II


External links

* [http://www.ridgeonsleague.co.uk/ Official website]

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