Saltney Town

Ground - Sandy Lane

Founded - 2010

Nickname - The Bordermen

WHILE football in Saltney is first recorded more than a century ago the modern day club was founded in 2010.

The story of football in the border town begins in 1908 with the club members of the Combination in 1909 and 1910, ending runners-up on both occasions, before the league folded in 1911.

The next incarnation of the club came in 1919 when Crichton Athletic became founder members of the Cheshire League and changed their name to Saltney Athletic the following year.

Saltney Town Football Club joined the Welsh League North in 1952 until resigning in 1956.

Saltney Social Football Club became the next club to represent the town as founding members of the Clwyd League in 1974 though their stint was brief and resigned in 1976.

A new club, Sunblest Saltney, formed the following year but lasted just one season with Saltney RBL established in 1979 and lasting until 1983 when Saltney Community Centre was formed.

Saltney Town Football Club came into existence in 1989 but once again lasted just two seasons before folding with Saltney Community Centre reforming in 1992 and winning the league in 1996.

The club joined the Welsh Alliance and enjoyed two years before folding in 1998.

Saltney Town Football Club reformed in 2010 and joined the Wrexham League, winning promotion to the top flight in 2012 and securing a place in the national third tier in 2020.