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Maidenhead United: 10 Things

Posted by Luke Davis
Posted on Thu 28 Mar 2019
Posted in First Team

FC Halifax Town face Maidenhead United this Saturday. Ahead of the fixture, here’s a look at ten things you may not have known about the Southern side.

  1. Maidenhead have played at York Road since 1871 making it the oldest senior football ground continuously used by the same club.
  2. Established in 1870, Maidenhead were one of the 15 founding members of the FA Cup. Losing to Crystal Palace in the second round.
  3. Maidenhead were founding members of the Southern League, joining Division two in 1894. They finished bottom three times before leaving in 1902.
  4. Current players James Comley and Adrien Clifton have both made five senior appearances for Montserrat international team, with Clifton scoring once.
  5. Maidenhead reached the national league for the first time in 2017. They won the National League South by two points over Ebbsfleet United.
  6. In their first season in the 5th tier they recorded a respectable 12th placed finish. They also reached the first round of the FA Cup losing 2-0 to Coventry City.
  7. Maidenhead currently play their home matches in black and white. It was black and red but after a merge with Maidenhead Norfolkians, they removed the red in favour of white.
  8. They have won the Berks & Bucks Senior Cup 22 times but haven’t won it more than three times in a row.
  9. Maidenhead managed their record attendance in 1936 when they had 7920 in attendance. They faced Southall in the FA Amateur Cup quarter-final.
  10. Halifax have only beaten Maidenhead once. This came in September of 2017 where Town won 3-2 at the Shay.

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