The club enjoyed a golden run beginning in the 1972 Chatham Cup final against Mount Wellington, still considered the most dramatic final in the long illustrious history of the knockout tournament.
United's first national league title in 1973 was followed up by a Chatham Cup victory in '74, followed by a historical 1975 season.
That season, Christchurch United became the first New Zealand club to win the national league and Chatham Cup final in the same year.
The record-breaking side, coached by Terry Conley, featured a number of well-renowned players including Ian Park, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Amey and Ken France, to name only a few.
The side of the 70s and 80s catapulted Christchurch United into domestic stardom in the game of football.
Many of its players went on to represent New Zealand against international teams - a feat repeated throughout the decades as some of Christchurch’s top talents came through
the blue and white uniform.