Currently Playing In:
Northern Premier League Premier Division
Another club from the Manchester area that has worked its way through the local leagues since its formation in 1878. After playing in The Manchester League, three spells in the Lancashire Combination, one with The Midland League and two with the Cheshire County League, ‘The Robins ‘ joined the North West Counties League in 1982.
With regular changes of management, Ashton United found it difficult initially and were relegated after two seasons. However, after four years of rebuilding, a return to Division One brought regular challenges at the top of the table and under the guidance of Dave Denby ‘United’ were promoted into The Northern Premier League Division One as Champions.
Nine of the next ten seasons brought top ten finishes and in 2002 promotion was gained in time to be involved in the league restructuring, which brought them a place in the newly formed Conference North
Sadly, that proved to be the peak of achievement so far for Ashton United. They have now settled down in the Northern Premier League Premier Division in which they have consistently held a place in mid table.
- Previous Name(s):
- Hurst 1878-1947
- Hurst Cross, Surrey Street, Ashton under Lyne OL6 8DY
- 0161 339 4158 (Club). 0161 330 1511 (Social)
- Website Address:
- From the M62 (approx 7.5 miles) Exit at Junction 20, take A627M to Oldham exit (2.5 miles) Take A627 towards Oldham town centre At King Street Roundabout take Park Road Continue straight onto B6194 Abbey Hills Road Follow B6194 onto Lees Road Turn right at the stone cross memorial and 1st right into the ground. From the M60 (approx 2.5 miles); Exit at Junction 23, take A635 for Ashton town centre Follow by-pass to B6194 Mossley Road. At traffic lights turn left into Queens Road Continue onto B6194 Lees Road Turn left at the stone cross memorial and 1st right into the ground.
- Record Attendance:
- 11,000 v Halifax Town - FA Cup 1st Round 1952.
- Most Recent Senior Honour:
- Northern Premier League Cup 2010-11.
Click on a year to see photos, articles and more details about the season.
|1977-1978||Cheshire County||6th||Eddie Hopkinson|
|1978-1979||Cheshire County||17th||Eddie Hopkinson|
|1979-1980||Cheshire County||4th||Eddie Hopkinson|
|1980-1981||Cheshire County||11th||Eddie Hopkinson|
|1981-1982||Cheshire County||19th||Derek Partridge|
|1982-1983||North West Counties Division One||13th||Derek Partridge|
|1983-1984||North West Counties Division One||19th||Glyn Watson|
|1984-1985||North West Counties Division Two||4th||Bill Chell|
|1985-1986||North West Counties Division Two||14th||Jim Fletcher|
|1986-1987||North West Counties Division Two||3rd||Albert Pike|
|1987-1988||North West Counties Division Two||1st||Albert Pike|
|1988-1989||North West Counties Division One||17th||Dave Lees|
|1989-1990||North West Counties Division One||9th||Mike Hilton|
|1990-1991||North West Counties Division One||3rd||Dave Denby|
|1991-1992||North West Counties Division One||1st||Dave Denby|
|1992-1993||Northern Premier League Division One||3rd||Dave Denby|
|1993-1994||Northern Premier League Division One||3rd||Kevin Keelan|
|1994-1995||Northern Premier League Division One||8th||Kevin Keelan|
|1995-1996||Northern Premier League Division One||9th||Phil Staley|
|1996-1997||Northern Premier League Division One||9th||Phil Staley|
|1997-1998||Northern Premier League Division One||3rd||John Coleman|
|1998-1999||Northern Premier League Division One||3rd||John Coleman|
|1999-2000||Northern Premier League Division One||14th||John Coleman|
|2000-2001||Northern Premier League Division One||3rd||Gerry Quinn|
|2001-2002||Northern Premier League Division One||3rd||Gerry Quinn|
|2002-2003||Northern Premier League Premier Division||16th||Gerry Quinn|
|2003-2004||Northern Premier League Premier Division||14th||Gerry Quinn|
|2004-2005||Conference North||21st||Gerry Quinn|
|2005-2006||Northern Premier League Premier Division||15th||Gerry Quinn|
|2006-2007||Northern Premier League Premier Division||18th||Scott Green|
|2007-2008||Northern Premier League Premier Division||10th||Danny Johnson|
|2008-2009||Northern Premier League Premier Division||9th||Danny Johnson|
|2009-2010||Northern Premier League Premier Division||12th||Danny Johnson|
|2010-2011||Northern Premier League Premier Division||14th||Danny Johnson|
|2011-2012||Northern Premier League Premier Division||12th||Danny Johnson|
|2012-2013||Northern Premier League Premier Division||10th||Danny Johnson|
|2013-2014||Northern Premier League Premier Division||5th||Danny Johnson|
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