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Havant & Waterlooville Football Club is an association football club, based in Havant, Hampshire. Founded 25 years ago in 1998, the team currently compete in the National League South, the 6th tier of English football.

They play their home matches at Westleigh Park, and are nicknamed "The Hawks".

The team's playing kit is manufactured by UHLsport.


Havant FC was formed in 1883 and in 1969 they merged with Leigh Park United, winning the Portsmouth Football League.

They then joined the 4th Division of the Hampshire League and progressed to the 1st Division.

In 1980 they moved to the current home of Westleigh Park and in 1986 became founder members of the Wessex League.

They won the title and moved into the Southern League in 1991.

Waterlooville Football Club had been in the Southern League since 1971 and in 1998 the two rivals merged as Havant & Waterlooville FC.

They won the Southern League Southern Division and earned promotion to the Premier Division.

They have since consolidated as an established member of the Blue Square South and have developed an Academy in conjunction with South Downs College.

They have earned the title of 'Cup Specialists' with impressive Cup exploits.