Civil Service FC win England Football Accredited Club of the Month

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Club wins prestigious Amateur FA award

Civil Service FC, an amateur football club in Chiswick, have won the England Football Accredited Club of the Month. The club, who play their home games at Kings House Sports Ground, are the only surviving association football club from the original eleven which founded the Football Association (FA).

They were founded in 1863 and they offer training for men and women with nine men’s teams and one women’s team. They also have a men’s veteran team. The men’s team play on Saturday in the Southern Amateur League and the women’s team play on Sundays in the Greater London Women’s Football League.

The women’s team was set up in 2018 and finished in a record fourth place in 2023.

The club said in a post on X, formerly Twitter:

“Thank you. Well done to all at the club who continue to work hard to ensure football is available for both men and women.”

The Amateur FA said in a post on X:

“The club do a great job in creating a community, and supporting each other on & off the pitch.”

Seb Chadwick

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Club hit by tragedy in March

Civil Service have had a difficult couple of months after the death of one of their players during a match in Chiswick in March. Seb Chadwick was just 38 years old when he collapsed during a game on 23 March. He later died in hospital surrounded by his loved ones.

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