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Wanstead Flats, home of Senrab FC footballers production line.
Location: Wanstead, e12 5db
Description: Wanstead Flats are the southernmost point of Epping Forest and contains grassland, forest, scrub and a portion of football pitches. It's an area close to London renowned for it's natural beauty.
The most famous football club to play on it's pitches is Senrab FC (Barnes backwards) who have produced a long list of many professional and semi pro footballers that have worn their famous Red & Black. The club started in 1961 and still continue in moulding players of a high standard:
Ade Akinbiyi, Lee Bowyer, Sol Campbell, Gary Chivers, Jermain Defoe, Ugo Ehiogu, Jonathan Fortune, Leo Fortune-West, Fitz Hall, Vince Hilaire, Terry Hurlock, Kemal Izzet, Muzzy Izzet, Ledley King, Leon Knight, Paul Konchesky, Kevin Nicholls, Darren Purse, Jlloyd Samuel, Terry Skiverton, John Terry, Bobby Zamora, Tony Carr, Alan Curbishley, Dario Gradi, Ray Wilkins.
In April 2011, former Senrab player John Terry donated an undisclosed sum to the club to keep it running.