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Abbey Hey F.C.

Abbey Hey F.C.

Manchester, United Kingdom

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Description Abbey Hey Football Club are a football club based in the Abbey Hey area of Gorton, Manchester, England. The club are currently members of the and play at the Abbey Stadium. They are full members of the Manchester Football Association.HistoryThe club was established in 1902 as Abbey Hey W.M.C. They joined Division One South of the Manchester League in 1970, and after winning Division One in 1970–71, they were promoted to the Premier Division at the end of the 1971–72 season. They went on to win the Premier Division in 1981–82, 1988–89, 1990–91, 1993–94 and 1994–95. After finishing as runners-up in 1997–98 the club were promoted to Division Two of the North West Counties League. They were runners-up in their first season in the division, resulting in promotion to Division One.In 2009–10 the club finished bottom of the Premier Division (as Division One had been renamed in 2008) and were relegated to Division One. They were promoted back to the Premier Division after finishing as runners-up in 2012–13.GroundAfter joining the Manchester League, the club were required to have an enclosed ground, and moved to St Werburghs Road in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. However, two years later they were required to leave, this time moving back to Abbey Hey to a ground named for councillor Godfrey Erman.

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