At the end of the season, Colin Gardner stepped down as the highly respected chairman.
Relegation and almost bankrupt[ edit ] The failure to secure promotion cripped the club as City struggled to keep their heads above water. D, Second Ward: The racial makeup of the city was On the pitch things were looking up with new manager Chris Burns moulding his former City youth team into a force to be reckoned with.
Although Gloucester City were promoted to the Southern Football League Premier Division in the —69 season, it was generally a barren spell.
History[ edit ] Formation and the early years[ edit ] The club was formed on 5 March as Gloucester,  but the first recorded match came during —84 when a scratch team representing Cheltenham played a match against the new Gloucester side.
Flooding, promotion and exile[ edit ] In JulyGloucester City's home, Meadow Park, was affected by the Gloucestershire flooding that engulfed the county.
The glory years and FA Trophy run[ edit ] Gardner brought razzmatazz to the club and appointed former Cheltenham Town boss John Murphy as the club entered the most exciting period in their history. Adie Mings scoring against Dagenham and Redbridge Dale Watkins, Gloucester city casino Mings and record signing David Holmes formed one of the most potent front lines in non-league football and it was no surprise to see the Tigers battling on all fronts.
Worcester City refused to consent to an early move back to the North, thus forcing Gloucester to take their place. His ambitions were matched on the field too, after seeing the club get by with local players, talent was brought in from further afield and the Tigers became a force to be reckoned with.
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Near the end of the club's maiden Conference North season, new F. In February Godfrey was re-appointed to the hot seat and started to turn things around again. There were 2 voters registered to other parties.
Mangotsfield United 4—0Barry Town 2—2,2—0Folkestone 1—0 and Dorchester Town 1—0 all came and went before City suffered heartbreak in the replay against Cardiff City after being 2—0 up at Ninian Park with just five minutes to go. Chris Burns resigned as manager in JanuaryNeil Mustoe took over as caretaker-manager until the permanent appointment of Tim Harris from Merthyr Tydfil was made.
It took until the —56 season for Gloucester to taste their first success in the Southern League. In the meantime Farnborough had scored, as City fans were on the pitch celebrating the Championship and promotion to the Conference Palms casino resort suitebut all they had heard were premature radio reports from Atherstone ; Farnborough had actually scored a winner victor borges slot minutes before the end of the game and they were promoted instead.
This caused many of the club's supporters to start a donation fund to help the club. D, Camden,  Jeffrey L. Bouncing back[ edit ] The —03 season saw the club bounce back.
In a controversial decision, the F. The Mayor and Common Council are responsible for making public policy that addresses the needs of the City and its residents.
In the —82 season a sixth-place finish was enough to clinch a place in the reformed Premier Division. During this era the club was noted as 'The Gloucestrians' and 'The Citizens' in local media. Members of the council are elected from three wards to three-year staggered terms, so that there are no council seats up for vote in one year in the three-year cycle. Millard only lasted three months in what was a disastrous spell.