Hinckley AFC shares to go on sale at Greene King Stadium

March 14, 2014

Football fans will be able to buy shares in the new community trust club Hinckley AFC at a public meeting being held at the Greene King Stadium, the home of their league predecessors. Membership will be up for grabs from £1, with all members getting a say in the running of the club, ensuring no one individual has overall control. Read the full article at

New football club to be called Hinckley AFC

January 31, 2014

Hinckley AFC was the runaway winner for new club name while the traditional Hinckley footballing colours of red and blue with an away kit of white and violet. It was standing room only on Wednesday night when Hinckley football fans were asked to decide on the name and colours for a new community club. Read the full article on

Fans preparing bid to forge Hinckley AFC

January 27, 2014

A notice of intent to play in the 2014/15 season has already been put into the FA while a constitution for the outfit is being finalised, and working group members have until March 31 to submit the document proving the new venture will be financially viable. Read the full article on

Hinckley AFC seek home stadium with ground talks under way

January 21, 2014

HINCKLEY AFC are in talks to find a home as they bid to be entered into a league next season, writes LIAM GIBBS. The news was revealed at a crucial meeting last week as local supporters chose a name for their new team. Read the full article on

Hinckley AFC chosen as name for new football club after town’s team collapses

January 20, 2014

Fans trying to set up a football club to replace their collapsed team have chosen a new name for the side. More than 150 people packed into a club and voted to call the team Hinckley AFC. The club will play at home in a red and blue strip. Read the full article on

Hinckley AFC it is as fans decide on name of new club

January 16, 2014

HINCKLEY AFC will be the name of the town’s newest football club following a meeting on Wednesday night. Fans of Hinckley United, who folded last year, are pressing ahead with their plans to create phoenix side from its ashes. Read the full article on

Fans vote on new club name

January 11, 2014

Fans trying to set up a football club to replace their collapsed town team are inviting supporters to vote on the side’s new name. A community working group is holding a meeting on Wednesday at which the name and club colours will be voted upon. Read the full article on

Hinckley Looking For New Identity

January 10, 2014

HINCKLEY have asked fans to help them come up with a name and kit colour for a potential new club following Hinckley United’s folding earlier this season. The Knitters who had played at De Montfort Park were wound up by the High Court over debts of more than £200,000 and the town is looking to create a new club. Read the full article on

Public asked to help pick name for new Hinckley football club

January 9, 2014

Fans urged to attend meeting and come up with name suggestions and club colours for the potential new town club. The dream of a community football club for Hinckley will take a step closer to reality with a meeting to decide on a name and colours for the new outfit. Read the full article on

Fans’ trust football club in Hinckley gets support from supporters

December 12, 2013

More than 150 fans turned up to discuss the future of football in the town following the demise of Hinckley United. Knitters fans aiming to bring football back to Hinckley were overwhelmed by support at their first public meeting. Read the full article on

Hinckley United fans want to copy Barcelona model for community club

December 5, 2013

Diehard Knitters fans are mounting a community campaign to bring football back to Hinckley on a model spearheaded by European giants Barcelona. Supporters mourning the demise of Hinckley United have been working to see how they can shape the future of soccer in the town. Read the full article at