Warrington Rylands 1906 Football Club, nicknamed “The Blues,” is a non-league football club based in Warrington, Cheshire.
Established in 1970, they currently compete in the Pitching In Northern Premier League Premier Division, which is part of the seventh tier of English football. The team calls Gorsey Lane their home ground.
Warrington Rylands 1906 Football Club, founded in 1906 as part of the Rylands Recreation Club, has grown from a local works team to a significant force in non-league football. It has competed in various leagues such as the Lancashire Combination and North West Counties, achieving notable successes including multiple local cup victories and winning the FA Vase in 2021. The club experienced transformations, including a merger with Crosfields FC and a name change to Warrington Rylands 1906 FC, reflecting its heritage and aspirations. Infrastructure upgrades at Gorsey Lane Ground were made to accommodate higher-level play.
The 2020/21 season was particularly momentous, with the club winning the FA Vase at Wembley and achieving its best FA Cup run. This period also saw promotion to the Northern Premier League (West) under the management of Dave McNab, who later was replaced by Jody Banim. These achievements mark Warrington Rylands 1906 FC’s progression to the Northern Premier League (Premier), the highest level in its history, underlining its evolution and ambition in non-league football.