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Donington on Bain is a village in the county of Lincolnshiremarker, Englandmarker within East Lindseymarker district.

It is situated in the heart of the Lincolnshire Woldsmarker area of the county. It lies about six miles south-west of the town of Louthmarker and about six miles due north of the town of Horncastlemarker. The Viking Waymarker progresses north-south through the village.

The village sits on the east bank of the River Bain. It is in the Bain valley, and on either side of the valley sits a tower. One is the Belmont mastmarker, the tallest structure in the European Union in June 2009, but due to be reduced in height. The other is a World War II Chain Home radar tower. This is at RAF Stenigotmarker ACE High relay station which was a WW2 Chain Home radar station.

Cadwell Parkmarker racetrack is roughly five miles away. The village pub is the Black Horse on Main Road. The parish church is dedicated to St Andrew which is in the Asterby Group of churches, based in the village. There is a primary school.

Donington on Bain railway stationmarker served the village from 1875 to 1951.

Donington on Bain Football Club

Donington On Bain Rovers Football Club is an English amateur football club. It was founded in 1948 by villagers enthusiastic about football, replacing a succession of unofficial village teams. The club has since its foundation participated in local competitions, winning all but the 'Village Trophy', a contest in which it has several times lost in the final match. The club has traditionally attracted supporters and players from surrounding villages, including Donington On Bain, Louth, and the larger city of Lincolnmarker.

The pitch off Main Road is home for 'The Bainers' and has been since 1948. Although the pitch doesn't have an official name, or capacity it is effectionately called 'Donington Park' by locals, players and staff.

Rivalries

Local Villages Ludford and Scamblesby are 'The Bainers' biggest rivals. This is mainly due to the clubs location to each other, although, as in many other rivalries throughout the country, games have become heated in recent years.

The Players Trophies (Players of the year)

Donington on Bain's Player Of The Season award is voted for by the clubs players and management.
  • 2008-09 Daryl Dunn
  • 2007-08 Donington on Bain Rovers Supporters
  • 2006-07 Robin Nelder
  • 2005-06 Robin Nelder
  • 2004-05 Robin Nelder
  • 2003-04 Andrew Willoughby
  • 2002-03 Robin Nelder
  • 2001-02 Andrew 'Cloughy' Hartley
  • 2000-01 Andrew 'Cloughy' Hartley


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