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Champions!!!

A superb afternoon of football. A record competitive crowd for Ashford United at Homelands of 807 witnessed the Nuts and Bolts fire 7 (SEVEN) past Rochester to seal 3 points and win the Southern Counties East Football League! After winning the Kent Senior Trophy earlier this month, it’s been a superb season to remember for […]

Final game of the season

Today we welcome Rochester United to Homelands. It’s come down to the wire as the title race is still open on the final game of the SCEFL 16/17 campaign. Good luck to Lyzee and the players today, who will be going out for a win this afternoon, but only need to match or better Crowborough’s […]

Welford Watch

Following this weekend’s 4-0 win over Croydon, including a hat trick from the man himself, Shaun Welford is now just 3 goals from breaking the record of most goals scored in a single season by an Ashford United player, currently held by Stuart Zanone from the 2014/2015 season. Welford scored his 43rd, 44th, and 45th […]

United welcomes Athletic

We are happy to welcome AFC Ashford Athletic to Homelands for the 2017/2018 season. After a meeting with Stuart Kingsnorth on Tuesday 18th April, it was clear both clubs share the same ethics, and desire Homelands to be the centre of football in the local community. We wish Stuart and his players the best for […]

Shaun Holland urges fans to do what they’re best at.

We caught up with first team coach Shaun Holland before tomorrow’s match away to Croydon FC. “The season is coming to a dramatic end and it looks like it’s going right down to the wire. All we can do is set ourselves up properly and get the positive mindset that will get us over the […]

U18s vs Hythe 1st team

Tonight (Wednesday 12th April) | U18’s Friendly Our high flying U18’s travel to Hythe Town to take on their 1st team at The Reachfields Stadium.  This is undoubtably going to be a tough but great test for the youngsters. Kick Off 7.45pm.

Cup Final This Sunday

This Sunday (9th April) we play in the Kent Senior Trophy Final against Cray Valley PM, 3pm kick off at Maidstone’s Gallagher Stadium. We look forward to a huge following from our great supporters. The supporters club have had agreement from The Phoenix (Tuftton Street, Ashford) that they have very kindly offered to open early […]

Under 18s friendly

Ashford United u18s host Kennington FC in a friendly at Homelands on Thursday 6th April 7.45pm and as always they appreciate your support.

AUFC Family Fun Day & End of season awards

The first annual Ashford United FC Family Fun Day will be taking place, AT HOMELANDS, on Sunday 7th May 2017. With plenty lined up already, including a players & fans football match, an auction of great prizes, a fantastic grand draw raffle, a liscenced bar & open tea bar, loads of fun things for the […]

Tomorrow | Sporting Dinner | John Lukic

Tomorrow night Ernie Warren is hosting a sporting dinner in the company of Ex Arsenal & Leeds United Goalkeeper John Lukic.For those fans that would like to attend but not eat, are invited to join us from 8.30 onwards for an after dinner talk with Mr Lukic and a chance to have a few drinks […]

Sporting Dinner with John Lukic

Places are still available for the sporting dinner in the company of Arsenal & Leeds United legend John Lukic, on Friday 24th March 7pm at Sandyacres. Tickets are £35pp and includes a two course meal. John ‘Webbo’ Webster is the master of ceremonies. To book tickets or a table of 10 please contact Ernie Warren […]

New signings

TWO NEW SIGNINGS….. Joe vines has signed.  Joe brings with him a wealth of experience along with great leadership qualities.  Joe(centre back) is used to being a captain at most clubs his played for so he will add vital organisation for the remainder of the season.  Joe’s previous clubs include, Thamesmead , Cray wanderers and […]

U18s match off tonight

Our under 18s match away to Raynes Park Vale FC under 18s which was due to be played tonight has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. 

Supporters meeting tonight

This year Ashford United will be holding a Family Funday and Club Presentations at Sandyacres on Sunday 7th May. We are looking for committed individuals to join our planning team.  We will be holding a meeting at The Chimney’s in Godinton Park tonight (Thursday 9th March) at 8pm.  If you have any fundraising ideas for […]

Under 18s Cup match tonight

Ashford United under 18s take on Maidstone United u18s tonight away at the Gallagher Stadium in the quarter final of the KYL Invitational Cup. 2 weeks ago, the two teams met at Homelands with Jason Whitmore’s side coming out on top 3-0 winners, the Stones were previously undefeated in the league until then. Kick off […]

Supporters meeting for club funday

This year Ashford United will be holding a Family Funday and Club Presentations at Sandyacres on Sunday 7th May. We are looking for committed individuals to join our planning team.  We will be holding a meeting at The Chimney’s in Godinton Park on Thursday 9th March at 8pm.  If you have any fundraising ideas for […]

SCEFL Challenge Cup semi final dates confirmed

Dates have been confirmed for our 2 legged semi finals games vs Sevenoaks Town this month. We travel away to Sevenoaks for the first leg on Wednesday 15th March 7.45pm kick off, with the reverse fixture at Homelands on Tuesday 28th March 7.45pm kick off. We also take on Sevenoaks in-between with an away visit […]

SCEFL Challenge cup draw

SCEFL CUP SEMI FINALS The draw has been made for the SCEFL challenge cup semi finals as below. We will play Sevenoaks Town over two legs for a place in the final. Sheppey United v Whitstable Town Sevenoaks Town v Ashford United Dates are yet to be confirmed but both legs will be played in […]

Club statement

Club statement The club are sad to hear about the passing away of Ashford United fan Ray Wells. The news broke late last night from his home in Malaysia. Ray will be remembered for being a very long standing supporter of Ashford Town & United.  Some may have met him after a special visit a […]

U18s at home this Thursday

This Thursday 23rd February 2017 7.45pm kick off, our under 18s host Maidstone under 18s. It’s 1st vs 2nd so we’re looking for a great home support to cheer our future Nuts and Bolts stars onto victory.

100 Club results

100 Club Results for 3rd & 4th week of February Draw 1 1st £100 – Don Fagg – No 49 2nd £15 – Maria Woodcock-No 44 3rd £10 – Ernie Warren – No 5 Draw 2 1st £100 – Tony Moran – No 42 2nd – £15 – Don Fagg – No 49 3rd – […]

Application for promotion accepted!

Statement from CEO Denise Peach: AUFC players , supporters and staff will be pleased to hear that the FA have kindly made the decision to allow our application for promotion to be accepted. The sub committee who made the decision for us to appeal followed all the correct protocol in their decision and the appeal gave […]

U18s friendly at Homelands

Jason Whitmore’s Ashford United’s under 18s host Kennington FC in a friendly under the floodlights at Homelands Stadium this Thursday 16th February. Come and check out our future Nuts and Bolts stars!!!

Cray Valley cup game changes date

Our SCEFL Challenge Cup quarter final match vs Cray Valley PM which was due to be played this coming Wednesday 15th February 2017 has been moved to Wednesday 22nd February 2017. Cray Valley, who are also still in the Kent Senior Trophy, were supposed to play Deal Town away yesterday, before the game was postponed […]

GAME ON

Groundsman Graham has looked at the Homelands turf this morning and we can confirm it is GAME ON for this afternoons Semi Final clash with Canterbury. Come on you Nuts and Bolts!!!

Semi final game this Saturday

A big game this weekend as we host Canterbury City in the semi final of the Kent Senior Trophy. We made it to the final last season and we are urging fans to come and support the Nuts and Bolts back to the final again on this occasion! Kick off is 3pm on Saturday 11th […]

Kent Senior Trophy draw

Confirmation that we will play tenants Canterbury City FC at home in the semi final of the Kent Senior Trophy on Saturday 11th February 3pm kick off. Elsewhere, Deal Town will host Cray Valley PM. Following from this, we will announce shortly when our league match vs Erith Town will be rearranged. Come and support […]

Update on Homelands

Fans may have recently read that it has been suggested by some that there are problems connected with Homelands such as lack of insurance cover among other deficiencies. Earlier today (Wednesday 1st February 2017), we received an email from the SCEFL League Secretary Tony Day: “The FA have confirmed that the application for re-entry on […]

Fixture Changes

Confirmation of the following 2 fixtures have been changed: Kent Senior Trophy Quarter Final – Whitstable Town vs Ashford United – Tuesday 31st January 7.45pm kick off SCEFL Challenge Cup Quarter Final – Cray Valley PM vs Ashford United – Wednesday 15th February 7.45pm kick off

Whitstable game OFF!

After earlier today hearing that our Kent Senior Trophy game vs Whitstable will be rescheduled for tomorrow. It seems that decision has been over turned as the frozen pitch at The Belmont ground won’t thaw out in this weather, so will have to be rescheduled again for another day.