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FoundedLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_0_0 2007; 13 years ago (2007) (as the London Cobras)London Warriors_cell_0_0_1
LeagueLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_1_0 BAFA National LeaguesLondon Warriors_cell_0_1_1
DivisionLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_2_0 Premier Division SouthLondon Warriors_cell_0_2_1
Team historyLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_3_0 London Cobras (2007–2009)

London Warriors (2009–)London Warriors_cell_0_3_1

LocationLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_4_0 Thornton Heath, LondonLondon Warriors_cell_0_4_1
StadiumLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_5_0 Frant RoadLondon Warriors_cell_0_5_1
ColoursLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_6_0 White Helmets

White and Black Jerseys Black PantsLondon Warriors_cell_0_6_1

Head coachLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_7_0 Tony AllenLondon Warriors_cell_0_7_1
Division titlesLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_8_0 9: 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019London Warriors_cell_0_8_1
Playoff berthsLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_9_0 10:2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019London Warriors_cell_0_9_1
BritBowl titlesLondon Warriors_header_cell_0_10_0 6: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019London Warriors_cell_0_10_1

The London Warriors are an American Football club based in Thornton Heath, London, England, they compete in the BAFA National Leagues Premier Division South, the highest level of British American football. London Warriors_sentence_0

They operate from Frant Road and were formed in 2007 as the London Cobras, but changed their name to Warriors a couple of years later. London Warriors_sentence_1

The Warriors are one of the most successful American football teams in the United Kingdom and since the BAFANL replaced the now redundant British American Football League, The Warriors have been the most dominant team under the League's new guise. London Warriors_sentence_2

They are five-time BritBowl champions, with their most recent victory coming against the Tamworth Phoenix in Britbowl XXXII and have won nine divisional titles in their thirteen-year history. London Warriors_sentence_3

The Warriors have had a number of different notable players including former NFL wide receiver Marvin Allen and Vernon Kay. London Warriors_sentence_4

In 2014 Warriors playing Efe Obada moved to the Dallas Cowboys. London Warriors_sentence_5

History London Warriors_section_0

The London Warriors were formed in 2007 as a senior team of the successful London Warriors youth team, who had won the British Youth American Football Association the previous two years running. London Warriors_sentence_6

After being accepted by the British American Football League as Affiliate Members, they arranged to play the two friendly matches required under BAFL regulations. London Warriors_sentence_7

In October 2007, the Warriors played home and away games against two teams from the British Universities American Football League—the first game was played at home to the Royal Holloway Vikings and ended in a 54–0 victory. London Warriors_sentence_8

One week later, they travelled to play the Loughborough Aces and won again, this time 42–7. London Warriors_sentence_9

After completing their obligations, the BAFL formally accepted the Warriors (the Cobras) application to join the league in December 2007, allowing them to compete as full members for the 2008 season. London Warriors_sentence_10

They were placed into the newly renamed London and South East Conference in Division Two, where they made a huge impact, going on to complete an undefeated season, culminating in victory over the Tamworth Phoenix at Britbowl XXII. London Warriors_sentence_11

Womens Team London Warriors_section_1

In 2015 Head Coach of the London Warriors Tony Allen invested his time to start a women's team. London Warriors_sentence_12

The London Warrior Women compete in both flag and tackle football. London Warriors_sentence_13

In 2015, they won the national flag football championship and in 2016 claimed the title of Southern Conference Champions. London Warriors_sentence_14

Youth Team London Warriors_section_2

In August 2012, the London Warriors Youth Kitted Team won the National Championship. London Warriors_sentence_15

Notable players London Warriors_section_3

From 2008 to 2011 former Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins wide receiver Marvin Allen played for The Warriors. London Warriors_sentence_16

In 2011 he was joined by TV presenter Vernon Kay who played as a cornerback until 2014. London Warriors_sentence_17

Defensive end, Efe Obada, was discovered at The Warriors, and after playing only four games during the 2014 season he moved to the NFL and was briefly signed by the Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons, and most recently Carolina Panthers. London Warriors_sentence_18

Home field London Warriors_section_4

The Warriors play their home games at Streatham-Croydon RFC in the heart of South London. London Warriors_sentence_19

Senior team season records London Warriors_section_5

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SeasonLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_0 DivisionLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_1 WinsLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_2 LossesLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_3 TiesLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_4 PFLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_5 PALondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_6 Final PositionLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_7 Playoff RecordLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_8 NotesLondon Warriors_header_cell_1_0_9
2008London Warriors_cell_1_1_0 BAFL Division Two South EastLondon Warriors_cell_1_1_1 10London Warriors_cell_1_1_2 0London Warriors_cell_1_1_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_1_4 382London Warriors_cell_1_1_5 9London Warriors_cell_1_1_6 1st/6London Warriors_cell_1_1_7 Beat Cornish Sharks 42–3 in quarter-final.

Beat Cambridgeshire Cats 32–0 in semi-final. Beat Tamworth Phoenix 30–6 in final.London Warriors_cell_1_1_8

Conference champions.

Division Two champions. Promoted to Division One.London Warriors_cell_1_1_9

2009London Warriors_cell_1_2_0 BAFL Division One South EastLondon Warriors_cell_1_2_1 8London Warriors_cell_1_2_2 0London Warriors_cell_1_2_3 1London Warriors_cell_1_2_4 286London Warriors_cell_1_2_5 45London Warriors_cell_1_2_6 1st/10London Warriors_cell_1_2_7 Beat Doncaster Mustangs 66–0 in quarter-final.

Beat Cambridgeshire Cats 22–6 in semi-final. Beat East Kilbride Pirates 8–0 in final.London Warriors_cell_1_2_8

Conference champions.

Division One champions.London Warriors_cell_1_2_9

2010London Warriors_cell_1_3_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_3_1 5London Warriors_cell_1_3_2 5London Warriors_cell_1_3_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_3_4 161London Warriors_cell_1_3_5 129London Warriors_cell_1_3_6 4th/6London Warriors_cell_1_3_7 London Warriors_cell_1_3_8 London Warriors_cell_1_3_9
2011London Warriors_cell_1_4_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_4_1 7London Warriors_cell_1_4_2 1London Warriors_cell_1_4_3 1London Warriors_cell_1_4_4 165London Warriors_cell_1_4_5 31London Warriors_cell_1_4_6 2nd/10London Warriors_cell_1_4_7 Lost in Final to London BlitzLondon Warriors_cell_1_4_8 Runners-upLondon Warriors_cell_1_4_9
2012London Warriors_cell_1_5_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_5_1 8London Warriors_cell_1_5_2 0London Warriors_cell_1_5_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_5_4 232London Warriors_cell_1_5_5 26London Warriors_cell_1_5_6 1st/5London Warriors_cell_1_5_7 Lost in Final to London BlitzLondon Warriors_cell_1_5_8 Runners-upLondon Warriors_cell_1_5_9
2013London Warriors_cell_1_6_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_6_1 10London Warriors_cell_1_6_2 0London Warriors_cell_1_6_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_6_4 510London Warriors_cell_1_6_5 59London Warriors_cell_1_6_6 1st/6London Warriors_cell_1_6_7 Beat London Blitz 26-23 to become National Champions 2013London Warriors_cell_1_6_8 National ChampionsLondon Warriors_cell_1_6_9
2014London Warriors_cell_1_7_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_7_1 8London Warriors_cell_1_7_2 0London Warriors_cell_1_7_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_7_4 454London Warriors_cell_1_7_5 19London Warriors_cell_1_7_6 1st/9London Warriors_cell_1_7_7 Beat London Blitz 10-8 to become National Champions 2014London Warriors_cell_1_7_8 National ChampionsLondon Warriors_cell_1_7_9
2015London Warriors_cell_1_8_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_8_1 7London Warriors_cell_1_8_2 1London Warriors_cell_1_8_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_8_4 328London Warriors_cell_1_8_5 29London Warriors_cell_1_8_6 1st/5London Warriors_cell_1_8_7 Beat London Blitz 20-19 to become National Champions 2015London Warriors_cell_1_8_8 National ChampionsLondon Warriors_cell_1_8_9
2016London Warriors_cell_1_9_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_9_1 10London Warriors_cell_1_9_2 0London Warriors_cell_1_9_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_9_4 503London Warriors_cell_1_9_5 29London Warriors_cell_1_9_6 1st/6London Warriors_cell_1_9_7 Beat London Blitz 34-15 to become National Champions 2016London Warriors_cell_1_9_8 National ChampionsLondon Warriors_cell_1_9_9
2017London Warriors_cell_1_10_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_10_1 8London Warriors_cell_1_10_2 2London Warriors_cell_1_10_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_10_4 398London Warriors_cell_1_10_5 135London Warriors_cell_1_10_6 2nd/6London Warriors_cell_1_10_7 London Warriors_cell_1_10_8 London Warriors_cell_1_10_9
2018London Warriors_cell_1_11_0 BAFA Premier SouthLondon Warriors_cell_1_11_1 10London Warriors_cell_1_11_2 0London Warriors_cell_1_11_3 0London Warriors_cell_1_11_4 421London Warriors_cell_1_11_5 33London Warriors_cell_1_11_6 1st/6London Warriors_cell_1_11_7 Beat Tamworth Phoenix 48-34 to become National Champions 2018London Warriors_cell_1_11_8 National ChampionsLondon Warriors_cell_1_11_9


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