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A LOOK INTO HISTORY 140 – The Official Web site Of The Essex Senior Soccer League


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Leeds Ashley Highway FC had been based in 1928 as Ashley Highway Methodist Church and solely
modified their title in 1962. The membership performed their dwelling video games at Temple Newsham
Sports activities Area which does the truth is nonetheless exist as a pitch for Sunday groups. They joined the
Yorkshire League Division Two in 1965 and got here second from backside however continued in
membership and in 1971/72 gained Division Three forward of Harrogate City!

Our 4 sides match programme is for an F A Vase tie second spherical tie on November twenty fifth
1978 towards one other membership not with us, Linotype AFC from the Mid-Cheshire
League on the time. Kick off was at 2pm as they didn’t have lights and the editorial
had loads to say about their youth coverage and the way profitable it was. The membership performed in
Maroon and Blue and so they gained the match 2-1. In spherical three they drew 1-1 with
Winterton Rangers however misplaced the replay 2-3. Billericay City gained the competitors beating
Almondsbury Greenway 4 1 within the Last at Wembley.

By 1980-81 Leeds Ashley Highway had reached the height of their League and had been total
Champions with Harrogate City nonetheless in Division Three. In 1981-82 they had been third
behind Emley and Guiseley however this was to be the top of the Yorkshire League with
Harrogate City profitable division two, so, in merging with the Midland League, the
Yorkshire League grew to become the Northern Counties East League in 1982-83. On becoming a member of
Division One, Scarborough Reserves ended up winners with Leeds Ashley Highway, 10 th of
14 and Harrogate City 4th.

On the shut of the season 1982-83 Leeds Ashley Highway had been dissolved and never heard of
once more.


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