Club History

Athletic Newham Football Club is a football club based in London, England. They are currently members of the Essex Senior League and play at the Terence McMillan Stadium in Plaistow.



The club was founded in 2015 as a youth team, then known as Lopes Tavares London, before moving into adult football the following season, joining the Premier Division of the Essex Alliance Football League. They played at the Memorial Recreation Ground in West Ham. They finished eighth in their first season and fifth in 2017–18, before successfully applying to join the new Division One South of the Eastern Counties Football League for the 2018–19 season. On 27 August 2020, the club announced the renaming of the club to Athletic Newham. In 2021, the club were promoted to the Essex Senior League based on their results in the abandoned 2019–20 and 2020–21 seasons.

in the 2023-24 Season Athletic Newham was able to have not just the first team playing in Essex Senior League but they continued to run the Reserves Side that was playing Premier Division (West) in the Essex Alliance League also adding a new team for the upcoming season with a Sunday side playing in Division Five of the Essex Sunday Corinthian Football League


The club play at the Terence McMillan Stadium. The stadium has one stand with seats for 192 spectators. The stadium is named after the first Mayor of Newham. The club share the ground with Clapton.[6]


Club Records

Highest League Position:- 6th Essex Senior League (2022/23 Season)
Lowest League Position:- 2nd Thurlow Nunn League (2019/20 Season)

Biggest Win:- 8-1 vs Southend Manor (Peter Butcher Memorial Trophy – 7th December 2022)
Biggest League Win:- 8-2 vs Fire United (Thurlow Nunn Division One South – 11th March 2021)
Biggest Defeat:- 6-0 vs Sheppey United (Emirates FA Cup – 16th August 2022)
Highest Scoring Game:- 8-2 vs Fire United (Thurlow Nunn Division One South – 11th March 2021)

Most Games Won in a Row:- 4 (24/08/21 – 04/09/21)
Most Games Lost in a Row:- 6 (09/03/2024 – 09/04/24)
Most Games Without Losing:- 12 (03/11/21 – 19/01/22)
Most Games Without Winning:- 9 (09/03/2024 – 20/04/2024)

Most Apps:- William Boateng 164
Most Goals:- Richard Kone 128
Most League App:- Anderson Silva Baro 40
Top League Scorer:- Richard Kone 33 (2022/23 Season)
Most Goals in Match:- Richard Kone 6 Goals vs Southend Manor (7th December 2022)

Worst Discipline:- Jeff Idemudia (11 Yellow Cards/0 Red Card – 2022/23 Season)