Chipstead F.C.

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Chipstead
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Full nameChipstead Football Club
Nickname(s)The Chips
Founded1906
GroundHigh Road, Chipstead
Capacity2,000 (150 seated) [1]
ChairmanHeather Armstrong
ManagerRob Kember
League Isthmian League South Central Division
2019–20 Isthmian League South Central Division (season abandoned)

Chipstead Football Club is a football club based in Chipstead, near Banstead, in Surrey, England. Affiliated to the Surrey County Football Association, they are currently members of the Isthmian League South Central Division and play at High Road.

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History

The club was established in 1906 after a team was formed by locals to play workers building Netherne Hospital. [2] In 1962 the club joined the Surrey Intermediate League, where they played until joining the new Surrey Premier League in 1982. [2] They were subsequently runners-up on three occasions and won the League Cup three times. [2]

In 1986 Chipstead moved up to the Combined Counties League. They won the league's Challenge Trophy in the first season, [3] and went on to win the title in 1989–90. [4] They were runners-up the following season won the Challenge Trophy again in 1990–91. The 1992–93 season saw them finish as runners-up and win the Premier Division Challenge Cup, with the Challenge Cup won again in 1994–95. [3] They were league runners-up again the following season. After winning the league for a second time in 2006–07 the club were promoted to Division One South of the Isthmian League. [4]

Ground

The club play at High Road, which was originally part of the Shadbden Park Farm estate owned by Lord Marshall. [2] After World War II players changed in a cow shed until a new hut was brought in from Hookwood. [2] The ground was bought from the local council in 1998. [2] A 100-seat stand was erected in 2004 to replace an old wooden stand. [5] There is also covered standing for 150 installed behind one goal. [5] [2] The ground currently has a capacity of 2,000, of which 150 is seated and 200 covered. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Mike Williams & Tony Williams (2012) Non-League Club Directory 2013, p601 ISBN   978-1-869833-77-0
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 The History of Chipsted F.C. Chipstead F.C.
  3. 1 2 Honours Combined Counties League
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 Chipstead at the Football Club History Database
  5. 1 2 Chipstead Pyramid Passion

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