Brimscombe and Thrupp FC

The neighbouring Gloucestershire villages of Brimscombe and Thrupp, near Stroud, joined footballing forces in the late 1970s and are currently riding on the crest of a wave.

After earning promotion to the Hellenic Premier Division from Division One West in March 2013, Brimscombe and Thrupp, known as The Lilywhites, made their first-ever appearance in the FA Cup in 2014 when the entertained Windsor in the preliminary round at The Meadow on Saturday, August 30.

Brimscombe AFC were originally formed in 1886 - the same year as the Gloucestershire Football Association - and were the first-ever winners of the Stroud and District League in 1902.

Mike Green took over as the new manager of Brimscombe and Thrupp in the summer of 2014.

The club is located at The Meadow, London Road, Brimscombe, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2SH. Visit www.pitchero.com/clubs/brimscombethruppfc
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