- About Us
- The Teams
- The Match
Sign up for a 'free' member account:
Find out more
To find our more, why not watch our video »
Website last updated: 12 Feb, 2014 @ 21:14
Gala Wilton was formed in 1952 when a group of friends from the Wilton Road area of Gloucester created a side known as 'Wilton Rovers'.
Initially they played their football in the North Glos League and in 1970 moved to their present home at the Gala Club. Their playing facilities led them to being invited into the fledgling County league. Having accepted the invitation, they played in the league until relegated in 1985, but the following year they gain promotion back to the County league after finishing runner up to ICI Fibres in Division 1 of the North Glos league.
That season they won the Diamond Jubilee, a league cup played for every 4 years at that time.
Having returned to the County league they lasted for only 3 years when they were relegated again.
In 1990, they again won the Diamond Jubilee Cup and in between these cup wins the club changed its name to 'Gala Wilton'.
Following this second cup success, the club went on a downward spirall and for one season only they fielded just a single side. The club reached a new low when they were relegated to the 2nd division of the North Glos League.
In 2002, the club transfered its allegiances to the Cheltenham League and its fortunes started to change for the better. Several GFA cups were won and promotions have led to a return to Division 1 of the Gloucestershire Northern Senior league.
The club fields a veterans side, three senior sides, an under 18 County league side, who won the double in 2010/2011 season, and three junior sides.
With this format the future look's very promising and further promotion back into the County league is sought by the first team