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Our tales of lengthy gone soccer groups by no means appear to wane and as soon as once more we’ve got not one however each golf equipment now not with us.

Oldham Borough F.C. was a membership primarily based in Oldham, Larger Manchester. The membership was based in 1964 as Oldham Dew F.C., altering their identify in 1985 to Oldham City, once more in 2009 to Oldham Boro earlier than making their closing identify change in 2014. They had been members of Division One of many North West Counties League till resigning in June 2015.

Oldham Dew F.C. was established in 1964 by George Dew, an area constructing contractor, as a works soccer workforce. For the primary two seasons, the membership performed newbie soccer with their dwelling floor being at an area sports activities membership, after which the membership moved to Nordens Highway.

After two seasons in newbie play, the membership moved to Saturday soccer within the South East Lancashire League. The membership regularly expanded and sought a better stage of competitors, ultimately transferring into the Lancashire Mixture League in 1981. In 1982 the Lancashire Mixture merged with the Cheshire County League to type the North West Counties League, of which Dew had been founder members in Division Three.

In 1985 the membership modified its identify from Oldham Dew to Oldham City. On the finish of that season they gained promotion to Division Two. In October 2009 the membership modified its identify to Oldham Boro, and at the beginning of the 2014–15 season made an extra change, adopting the total identify of Oldham Borough. They remained in that division (now named the First Division) till resigning on the finish of season 2014-2015 with a second backside place simply forward of Wigan Robin Park with Atherton Collieries champions.

They performed their dwelling video games at Seel Park, dwelling of Mossley within the 2014–15 season, having performed the 2 earlier seasons at Atherton Colleries FC, which was their dwelling between 1992 and 2012 having beforehand been primarily based at Nordens Highway, Chadderton because the mid Nineteen Sixties.

Our Match Programme for Oldham Dew FC is for a Lancashire Mixture League match on 20th February 1982 with Bolton S T, alas now not with us both. S T stood for St Thomas-Halliwell and had been fashioned in 1891 competing within the Bolton Sunday Faculty League for 70 years. They’d joined the Lancashire Mixture together with Oldham Dew at the beginning of 1981-82 from the Bolton Mixture Premier Division however on the shut of 1985-86 while Oldham Dew had been being promoted from Division Three, left the NWCL for good. In 5th place that season had been Atherton Colleries FC who’ve risen very efficiently within the pyramid of soccer. On the shut of that final Lancashire Mixture season 1981-82, Oldham Dew resulted in 12th place of 18 and Bolton ST 17th with Caernarvon City champions.


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