PSNI F.C.

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PSNI
PSNI football club.png
Full namePolice Service of Northern Ireland Football Club
Nickname(s)PSNI F.C.
Founded1928
Ground Newforge Lane, Belfast
Capacity1,500
ChairmanKen Green
ManagerWill Horwood
League NIFL Premier Intermediate League
2019–20 NIFL Championship, 12th (Relegated)
Soccerball current event.svg Current season

PSNI Football Club is a semi-professional, Northern Irish football club playing in the NIFL Premier Intermediate League. The club is associated with the Police Service of Northern Ireland, and its home ground is Newforge Lane in Belfast.

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History

It was founded in 1928 as RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary) [1] and changed its name in 2002, following the change in the name of the police.

The club joined the Northern Amateur Football League in 1956 and became one of its leading clubs before being elevated to the Irish League B Division in 1975. The club stayed at this level until failing to gain a place in the reorganised and re-branded IFA Championship in 2008.

Although originally only serving members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland could play for the team, that rule no longer exists.

In February 2019 Will Horwood was appointed as the PSNI FC manager, in early November 2019 Will decided to appoint 20 year old Rhys Hadden as the assistant manager.

Honours

Intermediate honours

Junior honours

† Won by RUC II (reserve team)

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