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Coalville Town F.C.

Coalville Town F.C.

Owen Street, Coalville, United Kingdom

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Description Coalville Town Football Club is a football club based in Coalville, Leicestershire, England. They are currently members of the and play at the Owen Street Sports Ground.HistoryThe club was established as Ravenstone Miners Athletic in 1926, and were based in the village of Ravenstone. They played in the Coalville & District Amateur League, winning the league title five times, including in 1952–53. In 1958 the club were renamed Ravenstone, and in 1975 they joined the North Leicestershire League. They won the league in 1988–89 and 1989–90, and were promoted to Division One of the Leicestershire Senior League in 1991.In 1995 the club moved to nearby Coalville after being unable to upgrade their Ravenslea ground, and were renamed Coalville Football Club. In 1996–97 they finished second in Division One and were promoted to the Premier Division. The club adopted their current name in 1998. They won back-to-back Premier Division titles in 2001–02 and 2002–03, after which they were promoted to the Midland Alliance. In 2004–05 the club entered the FA Cup for the first time, and reached the first round, eventually losing 1–0 at Second Division Wycombe Wanderers. They were league runners-up in 2009–10, and the following season saw them reach the final of the FA Vase, losing 3–2 to Whitley Bay at Wembley Stadium. They also won the Midland Alliance, scoring 153 goals in the process and earning promotion to Division One South of the Northern Premier League.

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