Football clubs founded before year 1880.

Football is for many years one of the best sports. There are a lot of new football clubs and there are plenty of old football clubs.

Find below the seven founded football clubs before 1880, from the National League and the National League North and South.


Notts County FCNational League
Founded in 1862.

Notts County Football Club is a professional association football club based in Nottingham, England. The club participates in the National League, the fifth tier of English football. The club was founded in 1862, they are the oldest professional association football club in the world.
The club plays at Meadow Lane Stadium. The stadium opened in 1910. It currently has an all-seated capacity of 18,816 for National League games.


Wrexham AFCNational League
Founded in 1864

Wrexham Association Football Club is a professional association football club based in Wrexham, Wales. The club participates in the National League, the fifth tier of English football.
The club play the Racecourse Ground. The stadium is recognised by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest international football stadium that still hosts international matches, having hosted Wales’ first home international match in 1877. Opened in 1864 for football and it has a capacity of 10,771.


Chesterfield FCNational League
Founded in 1866

Chesterfield Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. The club participates in the National League, the fifth tier of English football.
The club plays at the Proact Stadium (formerly known as the b2net Stadium). Opened on 23 July 2009, it has a capacity of 10,400 seats.


Maidenhead United FCNational League
Founded in 1870

Maidenhead United Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. he club participates in the National League, the fifth tier of English football, and play at York Road since 1871, making it the ‘oldest senior football ground continuously used by the same club.


Kettering Town FCNational League North
Founded in 1872

Kettering Town Football Club is a football club representing Kettering, Northamptonshire, England. The club participates in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football. The club play at Latimer Park.


Chippenham Town FCNational League South
Founded in 1873

Chippenham Town Football Club is a football club based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. The club participates in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football.
The club play at Hardenhuish Park. Opened in 1919 and it has a capacity of 3,000 (300 seated).


Chelmsford City FCNational League South
Founded in 1878

Chelmsford City Football Club is a football club based in the city of Chelmsford, Essex, England. The club participates in the National League South, the sixth tier of English football.
The club play at the Melbourne Stadium. Opened in 2004 and it has a capacity of 3,000 (1,300 seated).


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