Who we are

How it began


Chingford Athletic FC were formed in 2007. Chingford Athletic was founded when a group of friends took the step up from 5 & 7 a side games and took up the challenge of men’s 11 a side football. The club joined the Ilford & District League in 2007 playing on the famous Wanstead Flats.

The Success

The club has been very successful over this period picking up 14 trophies in 11 years, including a successful treble winning season in 2015-2016 which included the Essex County Cup.

The club is affiliated with Essex FA and in 2016 achieved becoming an FA charter standard club



The club currently have 4 sides. The first team play in the Essex Olympian Football League. The Reserves & Development side play in the Essex Alliance Football League, whilst the Sunday mens team play in the Essex Corinthian League.