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Club Profile

Sutton United

In 2021, Sutton United reached the Football League for the first time in their 124-year history. This makes them a trip back in time right there in Greater London.

LOCATION: Sutton is in South London, about 30 minutes by train from Victoria Station.

CONTACT:, 020 8644 4440, #SuttonUnited

NICKNAMES: The Us or the Yellows


The club was formed in 1898 when Sutton Guild Rovers F.C. and Sutton Association F.C. agreed to merge. After years in the junior leagues, Sutton United became a senior side in 1910 and actually won the Southern Suburban League the very first year they joined. They spent 1922 to 1986 between the Athenian League and the Isthmian League, then they…


Sutton’s historical rival is Carshalton Athletic, as both clubs are located within the London Borough of Sutton. The teams have faced off in three different leagues and in 12 different cup competitions, but the Us are now three levels above the Robins. Sutton also shares close proximity to AFC Wimbledon, and Sutton were the (rebooted) Dons’…

Women's Team

In 2022, the Sutton United Women won Division One North of the London & South East Regional Women’s League, so they will be in the Premier Division of that league this season; that’s tier 5 of the pyramid. Contact the club for fixture


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Gander Green Lane is officially known as the Borough Sports Ground and opened in 1912. The current capacity is listed at 7,032. We, like most people, will continue to call it the wonderful Gander Green Lane. It looks like a non-league ground pieced together over the years–because it is. The main Grandstand was built in 1951, and its red and blue…

Going to a Game at Sutton United

GETTING THERE: West Sutton is a station right by the ground and on the ThamesLink service from London Blackfriars. The main Sutton Station is a 20-minute walk away but in the middle of the food and drink action; that one is reached via the Southern Service from Victoria Station. PUBS: There is a very friendly bar at the ground that also features…

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