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Hayes F.C.

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Hayes F.C. wur an Inglis fitbaw club based in Hayes, in Greater Lunnon. They started oot as Botwell Mission in 1909 taking their present name in 1929. The team nickname, The Missioners wis a salute to the heestory o the team. The club played in the Conference Sooth for their last few seasons in existence. Their home stadium wis Church Road which seats 500 with a total capacity o 6,500 (although the record attendance at this grund wis 15,370 for an Amateur Cup tie against Bromley in 1951). The team wis recognised bi their red an white striped shirt. The club's last manager wis Kevin Hill, who got the job on a full-time basis after successfully steering the team clear of relegation after the departure of Willy Wordsworth towards the end of the 2006-07 season. Wordsworth haed been unable to emulate the success o his predecessor, the highly-regarded Terry Brown, who left to take a vacancy at Aldershot Town in 2002.

Hayes merged with Yeading on Mey 18, 2007, to form the new club Hayes & Yeading United, who continued to play in the Conference Sooth.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Amongst the club's honours they can count a 3rd place finish in the Fitbaa Conference, Isthmian league championship, Athenian League title, Spartan an Great Wastren suburban league champions.

They hae reached the first round o the FA Cup 22 times, the seicont round 4 times, the semi-finals o the FA Amateur Cup in 1957, the final in 1931 an various other regional cup wins. These include the Middlesex Senior Cup (10 times winners), the London Senior Cup (twice winners) an single London Charity Cup an Premier Midweek Cup wins.