Peppermints plan ahead

Newquay AFC have begun preparations for the return of football by announcing a high-profile friendly at home to Nuneaton Borough, writes Tom Howe.Boro, who ply their trade in the Southern League Premier Central, will visit Mount Wise on Saturday, August 1 with a large number of supporters expected in tow.The Peppermints’ first-team saw their best […]

Philosophical Peppermints

NEWQUAY manager Tony Mackellar will spend time this week ringing around each of his squad to ensure they have everything they need while in isolation, writes Tom Howe.In the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has placed the United Kingdom on a police-enforced lockdown, with the Football Association and National League System […]

Peppermints’ manager calls upon community

NEWQUAY VOICE (15/04/2020) | Reserves manager Simon York is encouraging the community to get behind Newquay AFC as they look to build on a successful 2019-20 campaign, writes Tom Howe.During his first season in charge of the Peppermints – and prior to the coronavirus outbreak – York led a developing Newquay side to ninth spot […]

The Story So Far…

Newquay Football Club (Founded in January 1890) 1890 – 1903: Newquay F.C.1903 – 1912: Newquay ‘One and All’ F.C.1920 – 1937: Newquay Rovers F.C.1946 – Present: Newquay Association F.C. List of Honours Cornwall Senior Cup Winners: 1934-35, 1952-53, 1954-55, 1991-92 Cornwall Senior Cup Runners-Up: 1905-06, 1906-07, 1908-09, 1925-26, 1933-34, 1935-36, 1957-58, 1969-70, 1984-85, 1987-88 Cornwall […]

Club History

It is generally thought that Mr G R Card, a master at Newquay Grammar School, was responsible for the introduction of Association Football to the town. It was in 1890, in the grounds of Newquay Grammar School (now the Pendennis Hotel, Mount Wise) that the first team match took place under the Association Rules. Following […]