Yeading F.C.

The FC Yeading ( officially: Yeading Football Club ) - also known as The Thing - was an English football club based in Yeading, London Borough of Hillingdon, Greater London, which most recently in 2007 in the Conference South, the sixth- highest division in England, played. The venue of the club was the 3,500 -seat end The Warren.

Club history

The club was founded in 1960 in Yeading, a district of London's district of London Borough of Hillingdon. The club played from the foundation of many years in the London Spartan League, a very lower class amateur league. In the 1986/87 season FC Yeading first time succeeded in rising to the second division of the Isthmian League. The season 1989/90 was one of the most successful of the association. Yeading finished the championship of the second division of the Isthmian League in the first place, so the team rose to the first division. In addition, the team was able to win the FA Vase. After a further two years saw him rise in the Isthmian League Premier Division. The club managed in six years in a row in the league, but this was achieved in the 1997/98 season and not Yeading fell back in the first division of the Isthmian League. The team then played six years in the league before the season 2003/ 04 the resurgence in the Isthmian League Premier Division succeeded.

Yeading succeeded on the second rise in a row by winning the League managed the club in 2005 for the first time promotion to the Conference South. In the same season Yeading reached after victories over Halesowen Town and Slough Town the third round of the FA Cup. The home game in front of 10824 spectators went 0-2 lost to the Premier League representatives Newcastle United. In the following two seasons the Yeading FC managed to avoid relegation in the Conference South. On 18 May 2007, the FC Yeading announced that the club is a merger with FC Hayes will go down. The new club Hayes & Yeading United took the places of Yeading and Hayes in the Conference South.

League membership


  • FA Vase winner: 1989/90
  • Isthmian League winner: 2004/ 05

Known player

  • England Dudley Campbell
  • England Andy Impey
  • England Marvin Morgan
  • England John Mousinho
  • England Charlie Oatway