Crest of Maidenhead United Football Club

Maidenhead United

Vanarama National League

Maidenhead United Football Club, nicknamed “The Magpies,” is a non-league football club based in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

Established in 1970, they currently compete in the Vanarama National League, which is part of the fifth tier of English football. The team calls York Road their home ground.

At the time of writing, Alan Devonshire is the current manager with experience at Braintree Town and Hampton & Richmond Borough among his past roles.

Altrincham FC vs Maidenhead United - October 2021-219
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History

Maidenhead United Football Club, established in 1870, is a historic football club in England with a strong community focus. The club has witnessed substantial growth in both elite and grassroots football, as well as in community initiatives. Presently, the Men’s Team competes in the Vanarama National League, while the Women’s Team participates in the FA Women’s National League Southwest League, marking the highest levels of play in the club’s history for both teams.

The club operates a National League-accredited Academy in partnership with Berkshire College of Agriculture. This reflects their commitment to nurturing young talent. Additionally, Maidenhead United FC Juniors, established in 2019, has rapidly expanded to become one of the largest grassroots clubs in the Thames Valley. It boasts over 650 members and offers football opportunities for boys and girls from U7s to U18s age groups.

Beyond football, Maidenhead United is heavily involved in community work. Their Maidenhead in the Community and Maidenhead United FC Community Trust teams deliver diverse programmes focusing on football, wellbeing, and education, engaging over 2,500 participants weekly across different age groups. This comprehensive approach highlights the club’s dedication to fostering football talent and supporting the local community.

Staff

Current management and coaching staff