March Town United Football Club

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Moulton Harrox 0 - 1 March Town United - Woods scores again

March Town United manager Chris Bartlett is refusing to get carried away after his side picked up two impressive friendly wins.

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Ash Brand. Picture: BRIAN PURDY.

Oakham United 1 - 5 March Town United

March Town United thumped Oakham United 5-1 in a pre-season friendly on Saturday.

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Ash Brand. Picture: BRIAN PURDY.

Bartlett encouraged by March Town United’s Peterborough Northern Star outing

March Town United manager Chris Bartlett says he learnt a lot in his side’s 8-1 friendly loss to Peterborough Northern Star.

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Chairman Phil White. Picture: Steve Williams.

March Town United announce new management team

March Town United have announced their new management team.

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Paul Blanchflower will not be applying for the March Town United job. Picture: Steve Williams.

Temporary manager Paul Blanchflower says thanks but no thanks to March Town United

Paul Blanchflower has told March Town United he will not be applying for the manager’s job after spending the final three months of the season as the club’s temporary boss.

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March vs Long Melford football. Picture: Steve Williams.

March Town finish bottom of the table but Blanchflower says club’s young players are cause for optimism

March Town United manager Paul Blanchflower says he is optimistic about the future despite his side’s bottom of the table finish.

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Whittlesey United v Oakham football. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: Whittlesey United bounce back from shock loss with Oakham win but Doddington United lose top of the table clash

Whittlesey United boss Andy Lodge believes second place is up for grabs in the Peterborough and District League.

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March football v Cornard. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: March Town United lose to Cornard in basement battle

March Town United are in danger of finishing bottom of the league this season after they lost 2-0 at home to basement side Cornard United on Saturday.

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March football v Ipswich. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: Blanchflower encouraged by March Town United’s battling performance against Ipswich Wanderers

March Town United manager Paul Blanchflower praised his side after they pushed high flying Ipswich Wanderers all the way on Saturday.

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March Town United FC

MARCH was home to two football clubs prior to the Second World War – March Town, established in 1886, and March GER United, formed in 1911.

After the war, however, March GER United did not reform and March Town – which played at Estover Road, Gaul Drove, Burrowmoor and The Avenue Ground prior to the outbreak of conflict – took over the GER Sports Ground.

In 1950, March Town added United to their title. The club, nicknamed the Hares, joined the Eastern Counties League in 1954, finishing third in their first season and runners-up in their second. During their second season they also reached the first round of the FA cup for the first time, losing 4-0 at established Football League side Brentford. March also reached the FA Cup first round in 1978-79, losing 2-0 at Swindon Town.

March have only won the Eastern Counties League once in their history, in 1987-88. They played their title decider in front of 2,000 fans at local rivals Chatteris Town. In 1996-97, they finished bottom of the Premier Division and were relegated to Division One where they have remained since.

The GER ground also staged greyhound racing, cycling and cricket until 1960. Because of this, the ground’s main stand is some distance from the edge of the pitch.

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