Winterton Rangers F.C.
are a football club based in Winterton
. They were established in 1934. They were originally an intermediate side before becoming members of the Scunthorpe & District League in 1935.
Winterton have used just two grounds in their history. They were situated at Watery Lane until 1950 when a piece of land was purchased at West Street. In 1965 they joined the Lincolnshire County League until 1970 when they accepted an invitation to the Yorkshire Football League
. Over the next decade they won the Yorkshire Football League
on three occasions.
They reached the 4th qualifying round of the FA Cup
in 1971-72 and 1976-77 and the Quarter-Final stage of the FA Vase
in 1976-77. In 1978 they won the Philips six-a-side
floodlight cup, beating Newcastle Blue Star
in the Final. Their prize was six floodlights.
In 1982-83 they became founder members of the Northern Counties East League
, when the Yorkshire League
and Midland League
amalgamated. Just 2 seasons later the club disbanded due to financial difficulties. In 1986 Rangers then re-entered the NCEL
Division 2 winning he title in 1989-90 and were promoted directly to the NCEL
Division. After 4 seasons they were relegated to the NCEL Division 1.
Since November 2004 they have been managed by former Hull City
and Wolverhampton Wanderers
player Peter Daniel
. Rangers have an agreement with Hull City for the use of the pitch by the Football League club's reserve team and junior sides.
Rangers also have a Ladies team... Read More