Football clubs 1857 to 1875

Sheffield FC 1857 played at East Bank
Hallam FC 1860 play at Sandygate
Norfolk FC 1861 played at Norfolk Park
Cemetery Road Church FC 1861 Oldest church club, played at Hunters Bar
York FC 1861 From York Hotel, Broomhill, played at Endcliffe Cricket Ground, N Creswick was President
Norton FC 1861 played at Oaks Park, Norton
Pitsmoor FC 1861 played at Pitsmoor CC, now SUFC Academy
Fir Vale FC 1862 played at Pitsmoor CC, now SUFC Academy
Heeley Christ Church FC 1862 played at Meersbrook Park
Mackenzie FC 1862 played at Myrtle Road, Heeley
Milton FC 1862 played at Cremorne Gardens, London Road
Howard Hill Steel Bank FC 1862 Met in Howard Hotel, Howard Road
Ranmoor FC 1862 played in Ranmoor
St George FC 1862 From St George’s Church, Broad Lane.
St Stephen FC 1862 From St Stephen’s Church Fawcett Road Netherthorpe. Played at Crookes.
United Norfolk FC 1862 Origins uncertain
Crabtree FC 1863 Likely from Fir Vale area
Broomhall FC 1863 played at Ecclesall Road
United Mechanics 1865 played at Norfolk Park
Garrick FC 1866 played at East Bank
Wellington FC 1866 played at Hounsfield Park near Bramall Lane
Loxley FC 1866 Met at The Rodney Inn, Loxley
Wednesday FC 1867 played at Highfields, now Hillsborough
Exchange FC 1867 played at Hallam’s Farm, now Hyde Park Flats
Dore FC 1867 Met at The Devonshire Arms, Dore
Tapton FC 1867 Based at Tapton Hall
Dronfield FC 1868 played at Bagley’s Field, Dronfield
Parkwood Springs FC 1869 played at Parkwood Springs Recrea_on Ground
Brincliffe FC 1868 played at Cherry Tree Farm, near Union pub
Hanover United FC 1868 played at Crookes
Stannington FC 1868 unknown ground loca_on
Redhill FC 1868 played at Winter Street, near Weston Park
Oxford FC 1869 played at Ecclesall Road
Totley FC 1869 played at field next to Cross Scythes Inn, Totley
St Vincent’s 1869 from Solly Street – played at Queens Ground
St James Church FC 1869 played at Norton Lees Lane
Lockwood Brothers FC 1870 played at Hunters Bar, oldest works club
Talbot FC 1870 played at Norfolk Road
Surrey Catholic Club 1870 played at The Farm, now Sheffield College
AUercliffe (Christ Church) 1870 played at The Old Forge Ground, Shirland Lane
Walkey New Connexion FC 1870 played at Queens Ground, Hillsborough
Crookes FC 1870 played at Lydgate Lane
Bankers / Thursday 1870 played at Hunters Bar
Alliance FC 1870 played at Norfolk Park
Perseverance FC 1870 played at Norfolk Park
Gleadless FC 1870 played at Charnock Hall, Gleadless
Engineers FC 1870 Played at Endcliffe Crescent
AUercliffe Zion FC 1871 from Zion Church, AUercliffe
Grimesthorpe FC 1871 Met at Victoria Hotel, Grimesthorpe
Exchange Brewery FC 1871 played at Fox Street, Pye Bank
All Saints Night School FC 1871 Hall Carr Lane, now Carwood Road
Millhouses FC 1871 possibly played at The Old Corn Mill
Albion FC 1872 played at Ecclesall Road
Pye Bank FC 1872 played at Fox Street, Pye Bank
Brightside FC 1872 played at Blackburn Meadows, Blackburn
Norfolk Works FC 1872 Played at Newhall Athle_c Ground
Eldon St Jude’s FC 1872 played at Brocco Bank
Garden Street FC 1872 From Garden Street, Hollins Crog
Sharrow Rangers FC 1873 played at Crescent Road, Sharrow
Endcliffe FC 1873 played at Ecclesall Road
Owlerton FC 1873 played at Rawson’s Meadow Ground, Owlerton
Ecclesfield FC 1873 played at Fairham’s Crog
Philadelphia FC 1873 played at Queens Ground Hillsborough
Artillery & Hallamshire FC 1873 Based at Endcliffe Hall (later just Artillery)
Intake FC 1873 From Intake
Cherrytree FC 1873 Possibly from Cherrytree Orphanage
Victoria (Burngreave) FC 1873 played at Hall Carr Lane, east end
West End FC 1873 played at Hunters Bar, from West End Hotel
Bury’s & Co FC 1873 From Regents Works, now Wicks
Beadshaw’s (Bal_c) FC 1873 From Baltic Works, AUercliffe
Oughtibridge FC 1873 From Oughtibridge
Weston FC 1873 Possibly played at Weston Hall
Wardsend Steel Works FC 1873 From Wardsend Steel Works, Herries Road
Owlerton Reform FC 1873 From Wesleyan Reform Church on Borough Road, Owlerton
Roebuck FC 1873 Roebuck pub, played at East Bank
Tennant Brothers & Co FC 1873 club from Exchange Brewery
Crosspool Rangers FC 1873 From Crosspool
Clifford FC 1873 From Clifford House, Psalter Lane
Grange FC 1873 played at Intake Road
Pitsmoor Coal Company FC 1873 From Brightside
Boston Street FC 1873 From Boston Street, played in Heeley
Birley FC 1873 played at Hollinsend, Birley
Sherrington FC 1873 From Sherrington Road, Sharrow, played Norfolk Park
105th Regiment 1874 Joined FA in 1874. Played in FA Cup 1875 to 1879.Nickname was ‘Light Bobs’
Carnforth FC 1874 played at Sharrow Vale Road
Providence FC 1874 played at Park Hill Lane
Handsworth FC 1874 Ground unknown
Woodseats FC 1874 Met at the Woodseats Hotel, now Viraaj
Oak Street FC 1874 From street of same name, Heeley
Atlas FC 1874 formed from Atlas Works, East End
Ecclesall FC 1874 played at Hunters Bar
Nether FC 1874 played at Eastborne
Broomfield FC 1874 From Broomfield area of Sheffield
St Mark’s FC 1874 From St Mark’s Broomfield Road
Tabernacle FC 1874 From Tabernacle Church, Albert Terrace Road
St Michaels Angels FC 1874 From St Michael’s Church, Parkwood Springs
Kenwood FC 1874 played at a ground off Abbeydale Road
Port Mahon FC 1874 From Port Mahon, now Ponderosa
St Luke’s FC 1874 From St Luke’s, Park (behind Midland Station),
Heeley Victoria FC 1874 From Victoria Hotel in Heeley
Shrewsbury Road FC 1874 Road of same name behind Midland station
Park United FC 1874 From Park area
White Star FC 1874 Location origins unknown
Good Intent FC 1874 Likely played at Truro Ground on Matilda Street
Mount Tabor FC 1874 Church in city centre, now demolish
St Jude’s FC 1874 From St Jude’s church on Cupola Street
Wingfield & Rowbotham FC 1874 From their works on Tenter Street
Young Broomhall FC 1874 Ground location unknown
Regents Works FC 1874 Regents Works, now Wicks on Penistone Road
L. O. Good Templars FC 1874 Origins unknown
Brookes & Crookes FC 1874 From Brook Steel Works, Brook Lane
Polar Star FC 1874 played at Norfolk Park
Norton Mount View FC 1874 From Mount View Methodists Church, Norton Lees
Mill Sands FC 1874 From Mill Sands Works, now Vulcan House
Fenton Brothers FC 1874 From their works, East Street, Park
Sir John Brown’s FC 1874 played at Osgathorpe, near Earl Marshall
St Silas FC 1874 From St Silas Church, Broomhall
Ecclesall Church FC 1874 From Ecclesall All Saints
Firth’s FC 1874 From Thomas Firth & Son’s, east end
Owlerton United FC 1874 played at Wadsley Bridge
Atkin Brothers FC 1874 From Truro Works, Matilda Street
Unitarian FC 1874 From Unitarian Church, Norfolk Street
Deep Pits FC 1874 Near Manor Top, on City Road
Sheaf FC 1874 From Sheaf Works next to Victoria station
Tinsley FC 1874 From Tinsley
Montague FC 1874 From Montague Street Sharrow
Stag Home FC 1875 Origins uncertain, possibly played at Kenwood
Stanley Street FC 1875 From Stanley Street, Wicker, played mainly at Norfolk Park
Langsett Road FC 1875 Likely played at Queens Ground
Manor FC 1875 played at Manor Lane
Wheatman & Smith’s FC 1875 From Russell Works, near Kelham Island
Netherthorpe FC 1875 Ground location uncertain
St Peter’s FC 1875 From the now Cathedral, played at Myrtle Road
St Philip’s FC 1875 From St Philip’s church, Netherthorpe
Dronfield United FC 1875 From Dronfield
Hope Club 1875 From Hope Works on Sussex Road, Played at Weston Field
Brown Bailey & Dixon FC 1875 From their AUercliffe works, Leeds Road
Ward & Payne’s FC 1875 From their Limbrick Works, Hillsborough
Crookes United FC 1875 Likely played at Lydgate Lane
Harold FC 1875 Likely from Harold Street, Walkley
HuUon & Son FC 1875 From HuUon’s Works, West Street
Malinda Works FC 1875 From Malinda Works, Malinda Street
Parkwood Juniors FC 1875 From Parkwood Springs
Aston FC 1875 From Aston
Washington FC 1875 From Wostenholm’s Washington Works, Washington Street, poss played at Cobden View
St Paul’s FC 1875 From St Paul’s church , now Peace Gardens
South View FC 1875 From South View Road in Sharrow, played at Machon Bank
Ecclesall United FC 1875 played at Ecclesall
MS&L Loco FC 1875 Ground location unknown
Oxford Wanderers FC 1875 Poss from Oxford Street, played Norfolk Park
Dronfield Free Church FC 1875 From Dronfield United Methodist Free Church, now Peel Centre, High Street, Dronfield
Atlantic (Juniors) FC 1875 played at Cobden View
Wincobank FC 1875 From Wincobank area
Alexandra FC 1875 From Alexandra Road, Heeley
Carbrook United FC 1875 played behind St Batholowmew’s Church Carbrook
R Sorby & Son FC 1875 From Kangaroo Works, Trafalgar Street
Upperthorpe FC 1875 played at Cobden View
Howard Street FC 1875 Likely played in Heeley, from Howard Street
Otley & Son’s FC 1875 From Meadow Works Shalesmoor
Hillsborough / Hillsborough School FC 1875 played at Hillsborough
Bellefield FC 1875 From Bellefield Works, Bellefield Lane, Netherthorpe
Red Rose FC 1875 Could be from Pitsmoor or Bramall Lane or was possibly 2 clubs
Weston Rovers FC 1875 Uncertain origins
J Round & Son FC 1875 From Tudor Works, Tudor Street, now Tudor Sq
Dronfield Baptists FC 1875 From Dronfield Baptist Church, Stubley Lane
Pye Bank Free Church FC 1875 Pye Bank, Sheffield
Dronfield Independent FC 1875 From Independent Chapel Lea Road, Dronfield
Ebernezer Reform FC 1875 Ebernezer Chaple, Neepsend
Kenyon’s Works FC 1875 From Kenyon Works, Hollins Crog
Clough House FC 1875 Likley from The Clough area near Bramall Lane
Trinity FC 1875 From George Butler & Co, Trinity Works
Wostenholm FC 1875 club from Washington Works
Bee Hive Works FC 1875 From Bee Hive Works Neepsend (not Milton St)
Chester Brothers FC 1875 From West End Cuterly Works West Street
Heeley United FC 1875 Unknown origins
Cornish Place FC 1875 From Cornish Works, Neepsend
Minerva FC 1875 From their works on John Street
Woodhouse FC 1875 From Woodhouse

(Stephen T Wood & John Stocks, December 2023)

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