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Ramsbottom United Football Club

Ground.. Harry Williams Riverside Stadium, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire.

Nickname.. The Rams

Founded... 1966

Ground Capacity.. 2,000

Home Colours : Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, White Socks.

Last Season.. Northern Premier League Division One West, 5th of 20

Website.. http://www.rammyunited.co.uk/

Present league position.. 2019-20 9th

Present top league goal scorer 2019- Nic Evangelinos on 7


The club was founded in 1966 by present chairman Harry Williams. They first played in the Bury Amateur League, 

In 1969 Ramsbottom moved leagues to the Bolton Combination.  In the 1972–1973 season they won the Division One Championship and in the 1976–1977 season they won the Premier Division.  The Rams spent a total of twenty years in this league before moving in 1989 to the Manchester League, playing in Division One. The 1989–90 they finished in third place, and the following season were Division One champions, earning promotion to the Premier Division, where they spent the next four seasons. At the end of the 1994–95 season, the club applied to the North West Counties Football League and following substantial ground improvements, were admitted into the league's Second Division in June 1995.

In their first season, The Rams finished twelfth and also won the Second Division Trophy with a 2–1 victory over Cheadle Town at Darwen's Anchor Ground.[2] The following season they were crowned Second Division champions, pipping local rivals Haslingden on goal difference on the last day of the season. On 9 November 1996 they beat Stantondale 9–0, setting a club record winning margin and they also won all of their first 17 home fixtures.

The club also entered the FA Vase for the first time, losing in the first qualifying round 0–1 at home to Tetley Walker. 

The 1997–98 season, The Rams first season in First Division, the club finished Seventeenth. The following season saw the club finish in Eleventh place and also enter the FA Cup for the first time. They beat Maine Road 2–1 in a replay in the preliminary round, then won 3–0 at home to Shildon in the first qualifying round. In the second qualifying round they beat Billingham Town 3–0 before losing 0–5 at home to Conference National club Southport in the third qualifying round.

Ramsbottom Utd League results 2019-2020

 DateH/A Opposition F : A
Sat 17 AugHWidnesWon3 - 2Evangelinos, Gooden, Jerome
Tue 20 AugAPickering TownWon2 - 1Gooden, Jerome
Mon 26 AugHTraffordWon
1 - 0Kennedy
Sat 31 AugAPontefract CollieriesLost
0 - 2 -
Tue 10 SepHClitheroeWon
2 - 0Evangelinos, Chukwu
Sat 14 SepAOssett UnitedDrew
1 - 1Perkin
Sat 28 SepAWorkington AFCLost
1 - 5Rother
Sat 5 OctHBrighouse TownWon
2 - 0Jerome, Evangelinos
Sat 26 OctAClitheroeLost
1 - 2Evangelinos
Sat 2 NovHMarineLost
3 - 4Evangelinos, Unknown (og), Kennedy (pen)
Sat 16 NovHRuncorn Linnets
1 - 1Evangelinos
Tue 19th Nov
Prescot Cables
2 - 1
Gooden, Evangelinos.

Published Tuesday 29th October 2019 (last updated Wednesday 20th November 2019)