Monday 23 Oct 2017
Season 2016/2017

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kirkburton afc Official Team

kirkburton afc profile

West Riding County Amateur Football League − Premier Division − West Riding − England

Contact details

burton acres lane
kirkburtonafc@btconnect.com

Home ground

burton acres lane kirkburton huddersfield
Directions to kirkburton afc

Team photograph

kirkburton afc image

Home colours

red shirts, red shorts, red socks

Away colours

blue

Sponsors and supporters

George pub kirkburton

Honours and awards

hdafl winners division 3 1948/49
hdafl winners division 7 1965/66
hdafl winners division 6 1966/67
hdafl winners division 5 1967/68 also in 1978/79
hdafl winners division 4 1968/69 also in 1979/80
hdafl winners division 3 1969/70
hdafl winners division 2 1970/71
hdafl winners division 2 2002/3
hdafl winners of groom cup 1970
sheffield shield cup winners 1968 and 2007/8
wrcal division 2 cup winners 2004/5 also promoted to division 1
wrcal div 1 cup winners 2006/07 and 2007/08
sheffeild association cup runners up 2008/09

Further information

THE FIRST RECOLLECTION OF KIRKBURTON FOOTBALL CLUB GOES WAY BACK TO 5TH MARCH 1898, WHEN A CONCERT WAS HELD IN THE GEORGE PUB TO RAISE MONEY TOWARDS SETTING UP THE CLUB.



KIRKBURTON AFC
WAS FORMED IN 1902-1903 SEASON AND ENTERED THE DISTRICT LEAGUE IN THAT YEAR, THEY WAS PLACED IN THE JUNIOR DIVISION, AT THAT TIME THERE WERE ONLY THREE DIVISIONS SENIOR, JUNIOR AND RESERVES. THEY STAYED IN THE LEAGUE FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS BUT CAME OUT OF THE LEAGUE SOMETIME BEFORE THE 2ND WORLD WAR.
THEY RE-ENTERED THE LEAGUE IN 1947-48 SEASON AND WAS PUT IN THE THIRD DIVISION. THEN THEY DROPPED OUT AT THE END OF 1951-52 SEASON BUT REJOINED IN SEASON 53-54 RISING TO DIVISON 11 BEFORE DROPPING OUT AGAIN IN 1961-62. THEY REJOINED AGAIN IN 1965-66 AND HAD 9YEARS IN THE LEAGUE THIS BEING THERE BEST SPELL BEFORE DROPPING OUT AGAIN IN 1974-75 SEASON.THEY REJOINED AGAIN IN 1977-78 AND REMAINED IN THE LEAGUE UNTIL 2003-04 THEY THEN ENTERED THE WEST RIDING COUNTY AMATEUR FOOTBALL LEAGUE IN DIVISON TWO & THE RESERVE SIDE IN DIVISION TWO OF THE RESERVES LEAGUE.
KIRKBURTON CURRENTLEY HOLD THE RECORD FOR SCORING THE MOST GOALS IN ONE GAME IN THE HUDDERSFIELD & DISTRICT LEAGUE THIS WAS DONE ON THE 1ST OF JANUARY 1966 AGAINST SCHOLES YC AND THE SCORE WAS AN AMAZING 31-0 VICTORY.

Associated teams

KIRKBURTON AFC
kirkburton reserves
kirkburton works team

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