NUNHEAD glittered briefly on the non-league stage, but for a while, they were one of amateur football’s most respected clubs. Originally founded as Wingfield House in 1888, the club changed its name in 1904. In 1907, they were one of the founder members of the Spartan League but they only stayed one season in that competition before joining the recently-formed Isthmian League. The club finished runners-up in the first post WW1 Isthmian, losing out on goal average to local rivals Dulwich Hamlet. In 1926-27, the club established a non-league record when they beat Kingstonian 9-0 in the first round of the FA Cup, but went out in round two to Poole Town. They also reached the last eight of the FA Amateur Cup in…