Royton Town FC was established as the Stotts Benham works side in the Rochdale Alliance League.

Changing their name to Royton Town FC in 1985, the team remained unbeaten for two and a half seasons, progressing to the Lancashire Amateur League in 1994.

The club moved to the Manchester Football league in 1999 and were swiftly promoted to the Premier league, where they have remained since.

Royton Town FC are members of an elite club, that have completed the Manchester League & Gilgryst Cup Double.