Renishaw is a pretty village in the north of Derbyshire. The village is most famous for Renishaw Hall, the home of the Sitwell Family for the last 400 years. Originally it was an agricultural village however iron founding started here as early as the 11th Century. Renishaw was also a mining village and holds a particular place in the history of coal mining in Derbyshire. Renishaw Park Colliery was the last pit to close in 1989.
Renishaw Rangers is the first ever boy’s football team from Renishaw. This was started in June 2011 by Martin and Sharon Baxter.
Team 2011 – 2012 (under 13’s)
Sharon and her family were from Renishaw and all of Sharon’s friends and family who wanted to play football had to play for teams outside the village as there were no boy’s teams in the village.
Martin and Sharon started Renishaw Rangers football club in order to give boys within the village and surrounding areas no matter what their skill and fitness levels were the opportunity to play football. They were sponsored by the Sitwell arms and the School Club who sponsored their kits and tracksuits.