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23 Ivybridge Town Apl 9_Layout 1 14/04/2014 14:47 Page 4 Today’s visitors Ivybridge Town runners-up in the League on two occasions, and have won both the Charity Shield and the most prestigious Cup competition in Devon, the Premier Cup. HISTORY Ivybridge Town Football Club was founded in 1925 and has been a member of the Plymouth and District League since 1926/27. Throughout that time the club has run various teams in Senior (men’s) football. Ivybridge Town also won the Plymouth & District Combination League Premier Division in 2003/04. The club has won many honours during that time, including the Senior Victory Cup and League, and have been runners-up of both the Premier and Division 1 Leagues. In addition to the Senior set-up at Ivybridge Town, the club also have a Junior section. Ivybridge Town Juniors was founded in 2004 and currently run five youth teams ranging from Under-9 Mini-Soccer through to an Under-13s Girls team. In 1992/93 the club made the decision to move into the newly formed Devon County League, originally called the “Westward Developments Devon League”, and later known as the Axworthys’ Office Supplies Devon League. The FA Charter Standard Ivybridge Town Football Club has been awarded the FA Charter Standard Community Club status. This proved a formidable task for the club because they were facing sides who were run on a semi-professional basis. Ivybridge, along with Elmore, are one of a small number to have achieved this status across Devon. For the first nine years in the Devon League, Ivybridge Town stru