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Parkgate F.C. was formed September 1969 from the Steelworks Wire Department. Four times winners of National Wire Drawers Cup. Joined Division Two of the Hatchard League. Lost the first game away to Telephone Sports 3-0.
In 1971 joined the Sheffield & Hallamshire County F.A. Senior League, where the reserves compete, which is now known as the Windsor Food Service County Senior League.
In 1973 joined the Yorkshire League as B.S.C. Parkgate F.C., which, is now the Northern Counties East Football League in which we compete today.
The club won the Rotherham Charity Cup in 1983/1984, 1998/1999 and runners up in 1996/1997. The Club were runners up in the Mexborough Montagu Hospital Cup in 1979 and 1987 and again in 1991/1992 when they lost 2-1 to fellow Northern Counties East League team Brodsworth Miners Welfare.
In 1992 the Club installed floodlights and David Bassett then the Manager of Sheffield United brought along a team for the switch on
1997/1998 season saw the Club reach the final of the Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup Competition, where they lost 3-0 to Emley. They also finished fourth place in the League, their highest place for a number of years.
1998/1999 saw the Club reach the final of the Wilkinson Sword Trophy, where they lost to Yorkshire Amateurs. After Challenging for Promotion all season they finished in fourth place again.
2000/2001 saw the Club finish in 7th position under Manager Wilf Race.
2001/2002 saw Russ Eagle take over as Manager with a lot of new signings the club were hoping for a good season.
In March 2002 Russ left to become Assistant Manager at Belper Town. Stewart Evans stepped in to be Manager.
Stewart was again appointed Manager for season 2003/04 after a good finish to 2002/03 Season.
Season 2003/04 saw the Steelmen finish in eighth place. Manager Stewart Evans and his assistant Vinnie Brady were appointed for season 2004/05 but after a run of bad results Stewart resigned leaving his assistant Vinnie Brady in charge.
2005/2006 the Steelmen finished in sixth position just missing out on a promotion place and lost 2-1 in the final of the Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup to an injury time goal. Vinnie Brady will be hoping to improve on that again this season.
2006/2007 season saw Parkgate win the Wilkinson Sword Trophy and the Division One Championship which saw them promoted to the Premier Division.
The great surprise was the resignation of Team Manager Vinnie Brady after a successful season, and the Steelmen appointed Assistant Manager Russell Eagle to the position of Team Manager ably assisted by his Assistant Manager Darren Grady.
2007/2008 Parkgate were semi finalist in the League Cup and County FA Senior Cup and finished 8th in the League.
Manager Russell Eagle resigned as Manager, and Darren Grady as Assistant Manager at the end of the season to concentrate on business commitments.
Parkgate appointed Sean Hutchinson as Manager and Wilfred Race as Assistant Manager.
In November 2009 Sean Hutchinson resigned due to poor reesults and the Steelmen appointed Russell Eagle as Manager and Darren Bonnington as Assistant.
In June 2010 Russell Eagle resigned to take over newly promoted Division One side Handsworth.
The Steelmen acted Swiftly and appointed Douglas Shelley as Manager from AFC Celtic and Wilf Race as his Assistant who moved quickly to form a new team.
Record attendance V Worksop 1982
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