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60 Years of Diggle FC

60 Years of Diggle FC


Diggle Football Club reformed in 1959 after a previous existence of Diggle A.F.C. had disbanded in 1955. The ‘new’ Diggle based its headquarters at Diggle Band Club and played their home matches on the Sam Road ground famously known as ‘The Tip’. The club played its first two seasons in the Saddleworth League until its demise in 1962, before moving on to the Ashton League, Oldham Amateur League, South East Lancashire league. They then joined the Huddersfield & District league in 1993, where they currently play their football.
The club currently have 2 open age teams that compete in Huddersfield & District league Division 1 and Res Division 1 respectively and were awarded FA Adult Charter Standard Club status in 2008.

The clubs aim is to continue to provide a good level of amateur football for the local community, continually improving performances and increase participation in local sport.

During the 60th Anniversary landmark year the club would like to thank all Players, past and present, and sponsors for your continued support over the past 60 years.

To celebrate the clubs 60th Anniversary the club are holding a Club Reunion Evening on Friday 29th March, 2019, at Boarshurst Band Club in Greenfield which starts at 7.30pm
Many players have played for the club and been a part of its successes over the years with many friendships and memories made, and it would be great to reacquaint players from all eras.

For more information regarding the club or the Reunion Evening, then please contact Richard Devy 0n or 07854130553.

Diggle United, All Invited!


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