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✔585 New Earswick Sports Club

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F1 Racing 2-1 Church FentonYork FA Senior Cup 1st RoundSaturday 23rd September 2017✔585 New Earswick Sports Club✔585 New Earswick Sports ClubThe club was founded as a works team at Regional Railways North East by Don Bishop in 1993. The club became Northern Spirit in 1998 after the RRNE company changed its name. After a period of struggle the club rose from the ashes with new management and players, to become F1 Racing in 2002.

✔585 New Earswick Sports ClubJoined York Minster Engineering League from Sunday morning football in 2009:Division 3 Champions - 2012-13Division 2 Champions - 2013-14Division 1 Champions - 2014-15
Finished 5th and 9th in Premier Division over the last two seasons.✔585 New Earswick Sports Club✔585 New Earswick Sports Club✔585 New Earswick Sports Club
The club are based two and a half miles north of the center of York in New Earswick, which was built as a model village by York philanthropist, socialist and chocolatier Joseph Rowntree. The first 28 houses were built for Rowntree employees between 1902 and 1904 by the architect Raymond Unwin. The Joseph Rowntree Village Trust was then formed to continue the development and management of the new village. The trust safeguarded open green space with trees planted and named in each street, but due to their religious beliefs, the Rowntree family ordered that there would not be a public house in the village...  
✔585 New Earswick Sports Club✔585 New Earswick Sports Club...however you can get a drink at the New Earswick Sports Club, which was granted a drink's license in the 1980's.  The club is found on White Rose Avenue and hosts football, Rugby League, cricket and tennis.F1 Racing use one of the two football pitches found at the far end of the complex, via the cricket and rugby pitch. The pitch runs parallel with the York to Malton railway line and is half enclosed with a pair of Perspex dugouts at one side. ✔585 New Earswick Sports Club✔585 New Earswick Sports ClubF1 Racing v Church FentonYork FA Senior Cup 1st Round2.05pm koAtt.17hcF1 Racing overcame fellow Premier Division side Church Fenton in an open competitive cup tie. The hosts took the lead on 17 minutes with a neat turn and shot from Chris Dempsey from the edge of the box, and looked safely through to the next round when George Trifan doubled the lead from the penalty spot after the break. The visitors got back into the tie when Jonny Hadley halved the deficit on 69 minutes, but Racing held on to progress to the next round.Matchday StatsF1FC 2 (Dempsey 30 Trifan 63pen)CFFC 1 (Hadley 69)No admissionTea £1#HeedHopper82 mile drive door-to-door via the A19 to tick off this club with a cool name.Current York ME League Premier Division grounds visited 3/15✔585 New Earswick Sports Club

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