We take a quick look at Alfreton Town
IN BRIEF – ALFRETON TOWN
FIXTURE:Alfreton Town v Port Vale
DATE: JulythSaturday 19
VENUE:The Impact Arena
Not for the first time in recent seasons, or pre-seasons to be more precise, Vale will face Alfreton Town at their North Street ground as the Valiants play their last game before their trip to Cornwall.
in 1959 saw the club reform and become Alfreton Town. They were admitted into the Central Alliance North Division One and within two seasons entered the Midland Counties League.Alfreton United and Alfreton Miners WelfareA merger between
After the Midland League and the Yorkshire League merged in 1982, they won the Northern Counties East League in 1985, division champions in 1987, and joined the Northern Premier League in 1988.
In 2003, the club won the First Division and the Derbyshire Senior Cup and they then won promotion to the Conference North and have played in the Conference Premier since the 2011–12 season after sealing promotion by winning the Conference North title.
A word of warning to the Vale - Alfreton attracted publicity in July 2011 after beating a Sheffield Wednesday XI 14–0 in a pre-season friendly!
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