Rayners Lane F.C.

Rayners Lane
Full name Rayners Lane Football Club
Nickname(s) The Lane
Founded 1933
Ground The Tithe Farm Social Club,
Rayners Lane
Chairman England Martin Noblett
Manager England Paul Leslie
League Hellenic League Division One East
2015–16 Hellenic League Division One East, 5th

Rayners Lane F.C. are a football club based in Rayners Lane in the London Borough of Harrow, England. They are members of the Hellenic League Division One East.


Rayners Lane Football Club was established in 1933. By the 1960s the club had joined the Spartan League. The club left the league in 1970, but returned for two seasons between 1973 and 1975, during which time they reached the Second Round of the FA Vase. They joined the Hellenic Football League Division One in 1978, winning the league in 1981–82 and gaining promotion to the Premier Division. During the late 1980s and early 1990s the club entered the FA Cup, reaching the Second Qualifying Round in 1992–93. The club remained in the Premier Division until being relegated in 1994 due to not having floodlights. After two seasons in Division One, Rayners Lane left the Hellenic League and joined the Middlesex League. In 1998, the club joined the Chiltonian League Premier Division, which after two seasons merged with the Hellenic League. Rayners Lane were placed in Division One East.[1]

The 2012-13 season saw the club under manager Dene Gardner win the Division one east title and gain promotion to the Premier Division.[2]


Rayners Lane play their home games at Tithe Farm Sports And Social Club, 151 Rayners Lane, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0XH.

First team squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK James Christian
England DF Billy Fraser
England DF Paul Leslie
England DF Gavin Smith
England DF Glenn Donnelly (Association football) (Captain)
England MF Rob Parillon
England FW Ryan Upton
England FW Dominic Parillon
No. Position Player
England FW Nick Barrs
England MF Dean McFarlane
England FW Oliver Leslie
England DF Tom Farrell
England GK Dominic Cassells
England MF Daniel Church
England MF Chris Arens
England MF Simeon Mitchell

Current coaching staff

Position Name
Manager Paul Leslie
Assistant Manager Pete Compton
First Team Coach Keith Iles
Physiotherapist TBD




  1. 1 2 3 Rayners Lane at the Football Club History Database
  2. "Rayners Lane part company with boss Gardner". Harrow Observer. 2013-05-22. Retrieved 2013-06-08.
  3. "Rayners Lane 1 – 1 Bracknell Town | Bracknell Town Football Club". Bracknelltownfc.com. 2013-04-28. Retrieved 2013-06-08.

Coordinates: 51°34′11.41″N 0°21′54.60″W / 51.5698361°N 0.3651667°W / 51.5698361; -0.3651667

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