Stratford Town F.C.

Stratford Town
Full name Stratford Town Football Club
Nickname(s) Town
Founded 1941 (as Stratford Rangers)
Ground The DCS Stadium,
Stratford upon Avon
Ground Capacity 1,400
Chairman Vacant
Manager Carl Adams
League Southern League Premier Division
2015–16 Southern League Premier Division, 19th

Stratford Town Football Club is a football club based in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England, currently playing in the Southern Football League.


The club was formed in 1941 as Stratford Rangers, changing their name in 1949. After playing in various local leagues they joined the Worcestershire Combination (which later became the Midland Football Combination) in 1954. In 1957 they switched to the Birmingham and District League, which became the West Midlands (Regional) League in 1962, but rejoined the Combination in 1970. In 1975 they took the unusual step of joining the Hellenic League, which does not normally include teams from Warwickshire. After two unsuccessful seasons they rejoined the Midland Combination once again, where they remained until becoming founder members of the Midland Football Alliance in 1994.

The club entered financial difficulty in 1998 and were reformed to become Stratford Town F.C. 1998.

They have reached the third qualifying round of the FA Cup three times, in seasons 2004–05, 2006–07 and 2011–12.

The team is currently managed by Carl Adams, who had previously shared the role with Morton Titterton. On 20 April 2013, a 1–1 draw with Stourport Swifts sealed the Midland Alliance title and promotion to the Southern Football League for the first time in the club's history, where they initially played in Division One South & West.

After two seasons in the Division One South & West, Stratford Town earned promotion to the Premier Division via the play-offs with a 3–2 win against Larkhall Athletic on 4 May 2015. They successfully retained their status the following season.


Stratford Town moved into The DCS Stadium at Knights Lane, Tiddington in the 2007–08 season. They played their first league match there against Barwell on February 16, 2008, losing 1–0 to a Stuart Spencer goal.[1]

The record attendance is 1,054 for the Southern League Division One South & West play-off final against Larkhall Athletic in May 2015.


Current squad

As of 8 August 2016.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Andy Kemp
England GK James Cutts
England DF Gary Moran
England DF Marcell Simpson
England DF Aaron Stringfellow
England DF Kieren Westwood
England DF Anthony Charles
England DF Liam Francis
England DF Guy Clark
England MF Michael McGrath
England MF Emmitt Delfounso
England MF Jamie Sheldon
No. Position Player
England MF Aaron Moses-Garvey
England MF Jack Roberts
England MF Alex Price
England MF Simeon Tulloch
England MF Charlie Faulkner
England FW Richard Gregory
England FW Kevin Charley
England FW Edwin Ahenkorah
England FW Mark Magee
England FW Dior Angus
England FW Tyrone Fagan

Notable players

See Stratford Town F.C. Players


  1. Stratford Town match report
  2. "Players". Stratford Town F.C. Retrieved 8 August 2016.

Coordinates: 52°11′38.94″N 1°40′34.90″W / 52.1941500°N 1.6763611°W / 52.1941500; -1.6763611

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