A.F.C. Telford United are an English football club based in Telford, Shropshire, playing in the Conference North league at the sixth level of the English football pyramid. The story of Telford United began in late 1872, when the Wellington Parish Church Institute was formed. By March of 1873, the Institute was running its own football team, but in 1879, the 'PCI' team changed its name to Wellington Town. The Club changed its name to Telford United in 1969, when the New Town of Telford was designated. That season also marked the inauguration of the FA Challenge Trophy competition.
The home matches are played in the Wellington at The New Bucks Head, the stadium was completed in 2003 and is the 111th largest football ground in England with a capacity of 5400. AFC Telford are often referred to as “The Bucks” or “Lillywhites” and have always played in black and white home colours.