Park View
Full namePark View Football Club
Founded1991
GroundNew River Stadium, Wood Green
Capacity5,000
LeagueEastern Counties League Division One South
2021–22Eastern Counties League Division One South, 17th of 20

Park View Football Club is a football club based in Tottenham, England. They are currently members of the Eastern Counties League Division One South and play at the New River Sports Stadium (formerly New River Community Sports Centre.

History

The club was formed in 1991 as a group of friends organising matches on a Sunday.[1] In 2003 the club affiliated with the Middlesex County Football Association (MCFA) and joined the Ghana Football Society (GFS) League.[1]

In 2007 the club joined Division One Central & East of the Middlesex County League, going on to win the division at the first attempt, but then left the league.[2] They entered Division One of the London Commercial League in 2012, and were runners-up in 2013–14.[3] The club then switched to the Amateur Football Combination, entering Intermediate Division One North. After winning the division at the first attempt,[4] the club were promoted to Senior Division Two North and went on to win a second successive title,[5] earning promotion to Senior Division One. They subsequently won the Division One title in 2016–17,[6] and then entered the English football league system, joining Division Two of the Spartan South Midlands League. The club were unbeaten Division Two League Champions as well as Division Two Cup Winners in their first season in the league, earning promotion to Division One.[7]

The club in its early years drew many of its players from the Ghanaian community in London but can now boast of a diverse mix.[8]

Ground

The club play their home games at the New River Stadium.[9] The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 with a grandstand that seats 1,000.[10] The stadium has a 3G artificial pitch surrounded by an athletics track.[11]

Honours

Current squad

Note: This list is not comprehensive. It only includes players known to have played in the 2020-21 season.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Pos. Nation Player
GK England ENG Daniel Conteh
DF England ENG Daniel Amihere
DF England ENG Anwar Fuseini
DF England ENG Billy Irvine
DF England ENG Keleon James
DF England ENG Khyber Khan
DF England ENG Jacob Mensah
Pos. Nation Player
MF England ENG Kevin Butler
MF England ENG Evaristo Kikoto
FW England ENG Nile Waite

Records

References

  1. ^ a b Park View Football Club: Club History – Park View Football Club, accessdate: January 23, 2020
  2. ^ Middlesex County League 2006–2012 Non-League Matters
  3. ^ London Commercial Football League 2013–2014 Season Football Mitoo
  4. ^ Amateur Football Combination: Recent Divisional Champions Football Club History Database
  5. ^ Amateur Football Combination Season: 2013–14: Division: 2 North FA Full Time
  6. ^ Amateur Football Combination Season: 2016–17: Division: Senior 1 FA Full Time
  7. ^ a b c Park View at the Football Club History Database
  8. ^ Kennington FC crowned new gala champions in the UK Ghanaweb, 2 September 2005
  9. ^ Steve B the Groundhopper: Park View v Amersham Town: Steve B the Groundhopper: Park View v Amersham Town, accessdate: January 25, 2020
  10. ^ Pie and Mushy Peas: Park View FC: Pie and Mushy Peas: Park View FC, accessdate: January 25, 2020
  11. ^ Football: Wherever it may be: The Groundhoppers’ Gag | Football: Wherever it may be, accessdate: January 25, 2020