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Waikato United
FORMED 1986
Assumed Claudelands Rovers' Northern League position to commence push for National League,
playing under the title AFC Waikato. Changed to Waikato United in 1988.
Hamilton joined in 1992. Merged with Melville to form Melville United in 1996



HONOURS
1986
Northern League Division One
1987
Northern Premier League
1988
Chatham Cup winners
1992
Chatham Cup runners-up
National League runners-up
1995
Superclub runners-up



NATIONAL / NORTHERN LEAGUE RECORD
Year
Division
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
Pos
From
1986
One
18
14
1
3
56
19
37
43
1st
10
1987
Premier
26
15
8
3
54
20
34
53
1st
14
1988
National
26
11
5
10
39
30
9
38
5th
14
1989
National
26
8
11
7
31
31
0
35
8th
14
1990
National
26
14
5
7
44
31
13
47
4th
14
1991
National
26
13
8
5
49
26
23
47
3rd
14
1992
National
26
18
3
5
67
20
47
57
2nd
14
1993
Superclub
18
11
5
2
45
19
26
38
2nd
10
National
7
3
2
2
10
9
1
11
3rd
8
1994
Superclub
18
5
5
8
33
39
-6
20
6th
10
Plate
6
3
1
2
6
3
3
10
2nd
7
1995
Superclub
18
11
2
5
47
16
31
35
3rd
10
National
7
3
2
2
11
8
3
11
3rd
8
1996
National
18
5
1
12
30
44
-14
21
8th
10


NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAY-OFFS RECORD
Year
Results
Notes
1990
2-1  Manurewa
0-3  Mt. Wellington
Semi-Final
Semi-Final (sudden death)
1993
0-1  North Shore United
Semi-Final
1995
1-0  Napier City Rovers
1-1  North Shore United

0-4  Waitakere City
Semi-Final
Semi-Final (sudden death)
*    won 5-4 on pens.
Grand Final


CHATHAM CUP RECORD
Year
Round
Score
Opponents
Notes
1986
One
5-0
Pt. Chevalier
Two
3-2
Mt. Roskill
Three
1-2
Oratia United
1987
One
bye
Two
Mt. Roskill
disqualified
1988
One
bye
Two
bye
Three
6-0
Clendon United
Four
3-0
Central United
Five
3-1
Manurewa
Six
2-0
Burndale United
Semis
0-0
Wellington United
won 3-0 on pens.
Final
3-3
Christchurch United
won on away goals rule after 2-2 and 1-1 draws; winners
1989
One
bye
Two
bye
Three
0-1
Mt. Albert-Ponsonby
1990
One
bye
Two
bye
Three
1-0
Glenfield Rovers
Four
1-0
North Shore United
Five
3-0
Mt. Albert-Ponsonby
Six
1-2
Mt. Wellington
1991
One
bye
Two
bye
Three
6-0
Ellerslie
Four
7-0
Blockhouse Bay
Five
0-3
Mt. Maunganui
1992
One
bye
Two
bye
Three
3-1
University
Four
1-0
Waitakere City
Five
2-1
Ellerslie
Six
3-1
Christchurch United
Semis
2-0
Tawa
Final
1-3
Miramar Rangers
runners-up
1993
One
bye
Two
bye
Three
3-0
Onerahi
Four
1-2
Pakuranga Town
1994
One
bye
Two
bye
Three
5-5
Central
lost 5-4 on pens.
1995
One
bye
Two
1-0
Taupo
Three
2-0
Melville
Four
3-0
Tauranga City
Five
1-3
North Shore United
1996
bye
Rds One-Three incl.
Four
0-8
Ngaruawahia United



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