Cinderford Town A.F.C.
are a football
club based in Cinderford
. They were established in 1922 and joined the Western League
in 1946. For the 2011-12 season, they are members of the Southern League Division One South and West
. The club is affiliated to the Gloucestershire County FA
Cinderford Town was formed in 1922 and played in the Gloucester Northern Senior League
until 1939. In that year they joined the newly-formed Bristol Charity League but this league folded two weeks later at the outbreak of World War II
. In 1957 they won the title but the two seasons they spent in the top flight put severe financial pressure on the club, who were forced to withdraw and return to the Gloucester Northern Senior League
Three years later the club made the odd decision to join the Warwickshire Combination and won a league and cup double in 1964, which saw them step up to the West Midlands League
Cinderford returned to play in the newly formed Gloucestershire County League
for the 1969-70 season and stayed for the next five years, finishing as runners-up on three occasions, but again sought a higher standard of football and were accepted into the Midland Football Combination
. Town played in this League for the next 10 seasons, achieving a best finish of 4th, before being forced to withdraw and return to the Gloucestershire County League after more financial problems.
The 1990-91 season saw the club gain admission to the Hellenic League
, initially in... Read More