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NEWQUAY AFC The club has competed in the FA Cup on over 20 occasions, but has never made it past the qualifying rounds. Four appearances in the second qualifying round (the most recent in 1979-80) have been the best performances. Newquay have also had limited success in the FA Vase, with a run to the fourth round in 1990-91 the pinnacle of their achievement when they were defeated in a replay by Saffron Walden Town. Based in Newquay, Cornwall, nicknamed "The Peppermints". They were the founding members of the South Western League in 1951, and remained there until 2007 when they joined the South West Peninsula League Division One West. Their reserves were founder members of the Cornwall Combination in 1959, and have remained there ever since. For the 2008-09 season the joint managers are Jim Hilton and Symon Winnan. The club can trace its roots back to 1890, although strictly speaking the current formation dates back to 1946. The club have played their home games since 1922 at Mount Wise, situated on Clevedon Road, very close to the town centre. There is a wooden seated stand and a small covered area with some bench seats on the other side of the ground. Floodlights were installed and a spacious clubhouse built in 1988.