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21 in 21 – Scarborough Athletic

Scarborough Athletic are the focus of today’s 21 in 21.

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When do we play them?

Home: Tuesday 25th September
Away: Saturday 23rd February

Name: Scarborough Athletic
Nickname: The Seadogs
Founded: 2007
Ground: Flamingo Land Stadium
Manager: Steve Kittrick
Home Kit: Red & White
Away Kit: Yellow & Black
2017-2018 – Northern Premier League – Division One North – 2nd – Promoted

Club History:

A covenant existed on the McCain Stadium that restricted its use only to sporting activities. Scarborough failed to convince the Scarborough Borough Council that its proposals to sell the McCain Stadium to a housing developer would raise enough money to pay off the debts and build a new ground.

Scarborough were wound up in the High Court with debts of £2.5 million on 20 June 2007, ending its 128-year existence as a club. The Seadog Trust (a supporters’ trust established in 2006) then formed Scarborough Athletic to carry forward the spirit of the former club.

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