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Website last updated: 19 Nov, 2014 @ 22:19
Uplands Rangers YFC was founded in 1984 by Eamon Landers, in the Springfield area of Chelmsford.
Many teams, from U9s to mens grew over the years, with Uplands Rangers becoming a well- known name in Youth football in the Chelmsford area. During the 1990s our teams won trophies at various age groups and confirmed themselves within the Community.
The late 90s brought varying levels of success, one notably being the early career of ex-Premiership star Greg Halford. In the following years the club had just two teams but both achieved promotion two years on the bounce with the younger side winning League and Cup doubles at U12 and U13 levels.
Over the past 5 years the Club has grown significantly reaching 13 teams a couple of seasons ago. Last season our U13's won their Divison 2 Title and our U16 won their Knockout Cup.
The Club has had a change at the top over the Summer with Andy King stepping down as Chairman after 11 years of dedicated and loyal service which coincided with our rapid growth. The Club is now run by Chairman Shaun Logan and Club Secretary Bob Blake.
On the pitch our PDP Programme (Player Development Pathway) continues to produce as we have seen another 3 players move on to play at a higher level bringing the total to 16 over the past 3 years who have progressed through this Programme.
Our established link with Pro-Academy run by Mark Hunter, West Ham United Academy Coach continues to benefit all of our players especially our Little Rangers Development Squad who are now Coached by Pro-Academy on a weekly basis.
Off the pitch we provide comprehensive medical care which is explained in more detail on our Medical & Sports Science pages and can be found in the "More" drop down menu above.
We now enter the new season 2014/15 having consolidated our team numbers which is a testament to the hard work and dedication provided by all of those connected with the Club.
We wish all our boys and girls the very best of luck for the coming season!