Founded in 2001 by Former Chairman Chris Alexander, Washington United FC has gone from strength to strength. Within a year of existence the club was awarded FA Charter status receiving the award from the late, great Sir Bobby Robson at St James Park.
Their teams play in the Russell Foster Youth League and Durham FA leagues. They have approximatley 27 teams ranging from u7s to u17. Very forward thinking club who contribute greatly to the football scene in Washington.