Ironbank-Cherry Gardens Considering Southern Football League Transfer

August 31, 2023 3:45 pm in by
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The Ironbank-Cherry Gardens Football Club could be on their way to the Southern Football League, pending a vote from their members.

A Special General Meeting has been called for September 13, to discuss the club’s future amid a tumultuous 12-month period, with the league transfer subject to a motion.

A prospective move would round out the Southern FL to 10 teams, however bring the Hills Division 1 down to 9 sides.

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The announcement comes three weeks after their attempted merger with Bridgewater-Callington was voted against, with both clubs to separate after a joint venture this year.

Both seniors sides struggled in their sole Hills Football League Division 1 season, combining for just 3 wins in 36 games en route to 2 wooden spoons.

The Thunderers were however far more successful in the Country Division, making finals in every season from 2016 to 2022, including the 2020 premiership.