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Retford United

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Founded: 1987

Years in NCEL: 2004-2007, 2011-

Nickname: The Badgers

Status: Nottinghamshire FA

Home Colours: Black & White/Black/White

Away Colours: All Orange

Sponsors: Jones & Co. Solicitors (Home), Holdsworth Foods (Away)

Midweek Matchday: Tuesday

Club Personnel

Manager:
Richard Sennett, Mark Turner
Coach:
Craig Mellor, Liam Slack
Physio:
Laura Clarke

Chairman:
Daniel Keeton
Treasurer:
Steve Payling
Secretary:
Annie Knight
Match Secretary:
Annie Knight
Commercial Manager:
Wayne Leatherland
Press Officer:
Jon Knight
Programme Editor:
Jon Knight
Website Editor:
Jon Knight

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Ground Details

Cannon Park
Leverton Road, Retford, Notts, DN22 6QF. Tel: 01777 710300.


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General Ground Directions:
From A1, take A620 past Ranby Prison and into Retford. At large roundabout, take third exit. Pass Morrisons superstore to lights. Right at lights, then left at next set. Follow Leverton Road out of town. Cannon Park on right hand side after two bridges.

Public Transport:
Station: Retford 1ūm. Out of station and cross into Victoria Road, right into Albert Road, straight on at crossroads into Arlington Way, right into Grove Street which becomes Grove Lane and heads out of town, over railway lines and then after a further half a mile left at a crossroads, and ground is on left just before junction with Leverton Road. There is no bus service to the ground.
Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.

Admission Price: Ģ5, Ģ2. Under-14s free with paying adult.
Capacity: 2000, Cover: 200, Seats: 150
Clubhouse: Yes.
Club Shop: Yes. Open matchdays.

Club History

League History:
Central Midlands League: 2001-04; NCEL: 2004-07; Northern Premier League: 2007-11; NCEL: 2011-.
Honours:
Northern Premier League: Division One South - 2007/08 2008/09, Chiarman's Cup - 2007/08; NCEL - Premier Division - 2006/07 2011/12, President's Cup - 2006/07, Wilkinson Sword Trophy - 2005/06; Central Midlands League: Supreme Division - 2003/04, Division One - 2001/02, League Cup - 2001/02 2003/04, Floodlit Cup - 2003/04; Notts Alliance: Division One - 2000/01, Intermediate Cup - 2000/01; Notts Senior Cup: Winners - 2008/09.
Best Season:
FA Cup – 4th Qualifying Round 2008/09, FA Trophy – 1st Round 2007/08, FA Vase – 5th Round 2006/07.
Records:
Attendance: 1527 v Doncaster Rovers – July 2006 (Friendly); Biggest Victory: 12-2 v Jenkins Sports 1987/88, 10-0 v Calverton Miners Welfare 1993/94; Highest Goalscorer: Steve Hardy – 272 (1987-1997); Most Appearances: Andy Powell – 126 (1990-1995).
Players Progressing:
Neil Harvey to Macclesfield Town 2009 – also played for Barbados in World Cup Qualifiers.

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Page Last Updated: 21st July, 2013