Leamington Football Club is a football club based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. They are currently members of the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and play at the New Windmill Ground near Bishop's Tachbrook.
The club was established in 1933 as the works team of Lockheed Borg & Beck, gaining the nickname "the Brakes" as a result of the products manufactured by the company. They initially played in the Warwick & District League, before joining the Coventry Works League for the 1934–35 season. In 1940 the club transferred to the Leamington & District League, but returned to the Coventry Works League two years later. In 1944 they changed leagues again, becoming members of the Coventry & District League. In 1947 the club was renamed Lockheed Leamington when they joined the Central Amateur League. After two third-place finishes the club joined the Birmingham Combination in 1949. In 1954 the league was disbanded and like most other clubs, Leamington joined the Birmingham & District League. Placed in the Southern Division for a transitional season, they were the division's runners-up, earning a place in Division One the following season. In 1960 the league was reduced to a single division and the club were champions in 1961–62.
The Birmingham & District League was renamed the West Midlands (Regional) League in 1962 and Leamington retained their league title in 1962–63 and then joined the Midland League. After finishing third in their first season, they won the Midland League title in 1964–65. The club remained in the league until 1971 when they moved up to Division One North of the Southern League. When Lockheed was renamed Automotive Products in 1973, the football club was renamed AP Leamington. In their first season under the new name the club won the Southern League's League Cup. In 1974–75 they reached the first round of the FA Cup for the first time, losing 2–1 at home to Southend United. Another first round appearance the foll
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