Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Brantham Athletic FC

Wednesday 21st August 2013 Kick Off 19:45

FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round - Replay

Brantham Athletic 6 v Stanstead FC 1
Brantham Leisure Centre
New Village,
Near Manningtree,
C011 1RZ

Attendance : 71
Customer Service : Good - Sadly no programme for this game.
Weather : Fine
Game No 21

Brantham was formed in 1887 and the team were drawn from employees of BXP, a plastics manufacturing firm from East London. Who after a massive explosion at their works moved the factory to sunny Suffolk.

The Brantham social club is 50 years old and the original club was situated near the village hall. The playing field is now part of the Brantham Leisure Centre complex which in addition in to football caters for a variety of sporting activities i.e. Cricket and Bowls.

Over the years some well known names in Suffolk football have been involved with the club in a managerial role - One of the most successful was Stan Box MBE,  Stan received his MBE for his work with HM Customs & Excise.



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