Saltash United Football Club
is a football
club based in Saltash
, in the United Kingdom
. They were founding members of the South Western League in 1951 and won the title two times in their history. They remained in the South Western League until 1976, when they joined the Western Football League, achieving promotion from Division One to the Premier Division in their first season, before rejoining the South Western League in 1995. They spent the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons in the Western League
Division One but resigned and returned to the South Western League in 2006. When the South Western League merged with the Devon County League
to form the new South West Peninsula League
, Saltash became members of the Premier Division of the new competition.
The club has competed in all three of the major FA competitions over the years. In the FA Cup
, they have been irregular entrants since 1970. Their most successful season was 1987-88, when they fell one round short of making the First Round Proper, losing to Farnborough Town
in the Fourth Round Qualifying. In the FA Trophy
, they competed from 1980 to 1993, making the competition proper in two successive seasons in the mid 1980s, while after having been transferred from the Trophy to the FA Vase
, their longest run was in 1996-97, when they made the Third Round (last 64).
Season-by-season record since 1951