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Warrington Town: 10 Things

Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Mon 22 Oct 2018
Posted in First Team

Ahead of Tuesday’s (23rd October) replay against Warrington Town in The FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round, here’s 10 facts that you may or may not know about The Yellows…

  1. They were formed in 1949, originally known as Stockton Heath Albion.
  2. It was until 1961, The Yellows officially became Warrington Town!
  3. The club play their home games at Cantilever Park, it takes its name from the Cantilever Bridge, a high-level road bridge over the Manchester Ship Canal that towers over the ground to the east.
  4. Cantilever Park has a capacity of 2,500.
  5. They were runners up in The FA Vase in 1987.
  6. The furthest round Warrington have reached in the FA Cup is the Second Round Proper in 2014-15. They played Gateshead, losing 2-0.
  7. Last season, Warrington finished 3rd in The Northern Premier League – the club’s highest position in their history!
  8. From 21st September 2018 until 13th October 2018, The Yellows went eight games unbeaten and went 13 hours without conceding a goal in The Northern Premier League.
  9. Full back David Raven played three games for Liverpool during the 2004-05 season.
  10. Manager Paul Carden has been in charge of the club since 2016.

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