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Wolverhampton United
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Full name Wolverhampton United Football Club
Founded 1976
Ground Prestwood Road West, Wednesfield
Ground Capacity 150
Manager Gary Cooper & Andrae Brown
2018–19 West Midlands (Regional) League Division Two, 10th of 11

Wolverhampton United Football Club is a football club based in Wolverhampton, England. They are based at Prestwood Road in the Wednesfield area of the city.


Wolverhampton United was established in 1976 as a merger between Oxley F.C. and Whitmore Old Boys F.C. and joined the West Midlands (Regional) League. In their first season they were crowned champions of Division One B. In 1981–82, United were runners-up and were promoted to the Premier Division. They entered the FA Vase four times in the 1980s, reaching the Fourth Round in 1982–83. They were relegated in 1987–88, but returned to the Premier Division in 1996 after finishing runners-up. United were again relegated 1999, but were promoted again after finishing runners-up in 1999–00 and champions in 2000–01. They returned to Division One in 2003–04. In the 2012–13. After various changes of managers Wolverhampton United are in West Midlands Regional League 2.


  • West Midlands (Regional) League Division One North
    • Champions 2000–01
    • Runners-up 1999–2000
  • West Midlands (Regional) League Division One
    • Runners-up 1981–82, 1995–96
  • West Midlands (Regional) League Division One B
    • Champions 1976–77

As Whitmore Old Boys

  • Midland Combination Division Two
    • Champions 1974–75, 1975–76
    • Runners-up 1972–73
  • Worcestershire Combination Division Two
    • Champions 1967–68


  • FA Vase
    • Fourth Round 1982–83

They recorded a 12–3 defeat to Dudley Town in the JW Hunt Cup in October 2011. This was both their worst defeat in their history and Dudley Town's best victory.

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