Interesting Facts

Park colours  – Maroon came from founder member and  first team manager Ken Hamer’s love of Scottish club Hearts (The Jambos)

Park were the first pub team to be accepted into the Bolton Combination

Park were the first club to offer player insurance in amateur football

Park were the first team to have shirt sponsorship (BCC Group – LADA CARS)

New Park also has shirt sponsorship (BCC Group – HYUNDAI)

Park United never had a team relegated during its 30 years (No pressure then!)

Park reserves were the only team to win the 1st division championship on three separate occasions and not get promoted due to the 1st team playing in the Premier division

Finally - ex professionals to play for the club include: 

Brian Quigley  – Man City

Peter Nicholson – Blackpool and Bolton

Frank Peacock – Stockport County

Barrie Winrow – Burnley and Bury

Tommy Banks – Bolton and England

Gareth Williams – Bolton and Cardiff

Julian Darby – Bolton & Coventry

Roy Greaves – Bolton

Bill Runciman – Bradford

Terry Connor – Burnley

Ray Parry – Bolton, Bury and England

Please click on the underlined players for more information