Preparations for 2018/2019 begin this week!
Support The Three Lions from the Lancaster Bar in Homelands this weekend.
Late goal rally see Casuals secure play-off spot as United slip to defeat.
United slip to narrow defeat after battling display.
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See below for all the details of the Summer football camp ⬇️ https://t.co/SSur4kFgdo
Come and be a part of our fantastic youth system!
The boys ska back in town…
Hus will be working alongside Ben Coles as an additional physio
Meal and drinks deals both available!
Follow the likes of Clark Woodcock and Brandon Williams from our U18s to the first team.
Ashford’s pre-season curtain-raiser at home to Bromley has been brought forward to a 12.30pm kick-off to avoid a potential World Cup clash.
Current U10s looking for new coach
Leatherhead replace Welling United in Summer match schedule
Thank you Jahmal for your performances last season!
What a signing!
Have you got a few hours spare on a Saturday afternoon?
Will you lend a helping hand this week?
Get down to Homelands for this rearranged event
4 draws took place at the supporters meeting on Thursday evening.
The Spurs Legends side will be taking on the Amateur All-Stars at Homelands Stadium.
Vote for your favourite from these selected 20!
Lancaster Bar the venue for fans’ meeting
Make sure your teams are entered!
Meal & drink deals available during all 3 of The Three Lions’ matches!
The ex England school boy centre mid arrives from fellow Kent side.
New data protection laws mean that some Ashford United supporters will need to ‘opt-in’ before Friday, May 25th in order to continue receiving news and updates from the club.
Fantastic news for the young winger!
Season tickets see a price reduction from last campaign
Josh’s volley versus Greenwich voted fans favourite
Mott a signing!
Ex Greenwich & Sittingbourne left back is Alexander’s 4th Ashford signing
Italian centre back joins from Whyteleafe
Bromley & Welling United just two teams to visit Homelands this Summer
Welcome to last season’s captain at Cray Wanderers!
A huge farewell to Big G
Good luck to Malachi for the future!
From Monday 14th May you will be able to order your 2018/19 Season Tickets.
Our final goal of the month or 2017/2018
The excitement begins!
A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE
The team have come so far in the last four years, from nearly folding, to winning the East Kent Youth League 2nd Division by 5 clear points this season going on a 13-match unbeaten run and scoring 35 goals in the process.
A huge step for the club as we launch our Academy for 2018/2019
The latest draws for the AUFC 100 club have been drawn for April 2018, and they’re below! Week 88 – 7th April 2018 £100 – No.49 – Don Fagg £15 – No.17 – John Davis £10 – No.04 – Brian Spicer Week 89 – 14th April 2018 £100 – No.24 – Jason Whitmore £15 – […]
Now that the 2017/2018 campaign is over, Jason Whitmore took charge of his final game on Saturday when we hosted Walton Casuals, and hands the reigns over to Gary Alexander who will be taking charge for next season. We spoke to the new gaffer earlier today: “It’s my first day in charge of Ashford United […]
Fans can now vote for their Ashford United FC player of the month for April 2018. The four players, as chosen by management staff at Homelands, were all influential last month and helped us pick up 10 points from a possible 18, including 3 wins and our only 2 away league victories of the season. […]
This Sunday 29th April 2018, Homelands Stadium hosts the Bill Hills Premier Division League Cup, 2.30pm kick off. This year’s final is between Market Hotel FC vs Brewmaster FC. The outside tea bar and upstairs drinks bar will both be open and available for all spectators, with entry fee being £5 for adults and £2 […]
This weekend, Saturday 28th April 2018, we welcome Walton Casuals FC to Homelands Stadium, 3pm kick off. It’s been a turbulent season for us Nuts & Bolts, but we’ve achieved what we set out to do by surviving to play in the Bostik League South Division again for next season. We’re currently 4th from bottom, […]
Congratulations to youngster Clark Woodcock whose goal versus East Grinstead Town last month has been voted as the Ashford United FC goal of the month for March 2018. The goal was his first in senior football, and he made sure he has scored for Ashford United at every level from the Under 10s upwards! His […]
Tonight, Tuesday 24th April 2018, we travel away to Surrey to take on Molesey FC, for our final away match of this season, 7.45pm kick off. When we met at Homelands back on 9th September, the away side went home 1-0 winners as they faced an Ashford side who were readjusting after the initial forced […]
Ashford United’s end of season presentation will take place this coming Saturday following our game with Walton Casuals at Homelands. As well as the awards, we would like to invite all of our amazing fans to stay for a bit longer for an end of season party in the Lancaster Bar. This will also be […]
This weekend, Saturday 21st April 2018, we travel to Surrey to take on Chipstead FC, away, 3pm kick off. It’s our second to last away match of this campaign and we’ll be fighting for this opportunity to take home all 3 points in an away league fixture for the first time this season. Chipstead sit […]
It’s time for fans to vote and choose their favourite Ashford United FC goal of the month from March 2018. We were without a win in March but our performances suggested that was an unfair outcome. Two goals vs Phoenix Sports at Homelands came from Dean Grant and Sid Sollis, they’re both included, as well […]
This weekend, Saturday 14th April 2018 we welcome Greenwich Borough to Homelands, 3pm kick off. It’s our penultimate home game of the campaign, which will see ex United coach Paul Barnes on the sideline as he and his Greenwich side will look to secure their play-off place, with 5 teams currently fighting for the 4 […]
Our final two home matches on 14th April and 28th April (versus Greenwich Borough and Walton Casuals respectively) are just around the corner! During these two home games, fans can vote for their Ashford United FC player of the 2017/2018 season via the ballot box which will most likely be found as you go through […]
Congratulations to George McLennan who has been voted the Ashford United FC player of the month for March 2018. George’s performances last month impressed Nuts & Bolts fans and 58% of those who voted, chose the local Ashford lad! Coming up in the next few days, fans will be able to vote for their Ashford […]
This Saturday 7th April 2018, 3pm kick off we travel to Surrey to take on Whyteleafe FC, away. Set in the leafy hills of East Surrey, Whyteleafe FC’s Church Road ground lies alongside the A22 between Purley and Junction 6 of the M25. By rail, the ground is within easy walk of either Whyteleafe or […]
This Friday, 6th April, 4 piece 60s cover band, “The Berries” take to The Homelands stage. With outstanding vocal harmonies and a totally live authentic sound recreating the songs from the swinging 60s! After many years of working together they continue to be a very sought after act and in demand for repeat appearances. Tickets […]
The Club can confirm that the re-arranged fixture away to Molesey will take place on Tuesday 24th April. 7.45pm Kick Off. The Minibus will be running as usual and seats can be booked for £10 a head. To book please speak to Mark Pratt or call 01233 611838. Address for Molesey FC Molesey Football Club […]
Ashford United are delighted to announce that we have agreed a much needed ground share agreement with our good neighbours Kennington FC. Kennington will become closer to all Ashford United teams and we are sure all teams will benefit greatly. Kennington need a ground fully graded to enable a much deserved promotion up the football […]
It’s now time to vote for your Ashford United Football Club player of the month for March 2018. It’s our penultimate monthly vote for this season, though it wasn’t a great month for our side, there were still some important players who made a good difference to our performances. In March, we won’t need reminding […]
This Monday, 2nd April 2018 Easter Monday we host local rivals Faversham Town at Homelands Stadium 3pm kick off. It’s our community day and our volunteers have done brilliantly promoting it over the last few weeks, with 1,500 tickets going out around to local primary schools in the Ashford area. Local Ashford based band, tHE […]
The club have had confirmation that todays game away to Molesey has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch following a 10.30am pitch inspection. A new date will be arranged and we will put it here when we receive it. Next up, Bank Holiday Monday we welcome Faversham Town to Homelands, 3pm Kick Off. […]
This weekend, Saturday 31st March 2018, we travel away to Surrey to take on Molesey FC, in the first of our Easter weekend clashes, 3pm kick off. With just 6 games remaining of this season for Ashford, we will be looking to end on a high and pick up our first away win of the […]
A few weeks ago we announced that we shortlisted and had made it into the final round of the Buildbase Club Renovation Competition, with the winner winning £50,000s worth of building supplies, courtesy of Buildbase. Before Christmas you may remember we asked you all to vote for the club and we would like to thank […]
Ashford United Community Day Bank Holiday Monday 2nd April 2018 UNDER 16s Go FREE!!! Ashford United vs Faversham Town – 3pm kick off. Next Monday 2nd April (Easter Monday) we welcome Faversham Town FC to Homelands, 3pm kick off in the Bostik League South Division. It’s our 3rd to last home game of the season […]
Congratulations to striker Dean Grant whose goal versus Thamesmead Town in February 2018 has been voted the best in that month. With 33% of votes going towards his goal, he just snatched it away from Will Thomas who had 30% of the votes for his free kick versus Hastings United. Daniel Ajakaiye missed out with […]
Gary Alexander has bought in Joshua Oyinsan to Ashford United. Joshua, who also acts as Paul Pogba’s body double(!!), plays up front and joins from Walton Casuals. He has recent experience with Bostik Premier side Billericay Town, as well as Maldon & Tiptree, Royston Town and Grays Athletic. At 6 foot 4, Josh could prove […]
This weekend Saturday 24th March 2018 we travel away to East Grinstead Town FC, for the first of our 3 away league matches in a row. We are yet to win away in the league this season, with our only away victory on the road this season being back in August when we beat Redhill […]
The Ashford United Marketing Team have been out across Ashford and the surrounding areas this morning handing out Tickets to Primary Schools for our Community Day on Easter Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd April when we take on Faversham Town FC at Homelands Stadium. This has been done to promote that Kids Go Free to all […]
Following months of discussions between Kent FA and children and young people about their game, one comment was persistent throughout – “I wish our coaches would just let us play.” In Kent we have over 5,000 coaches providing football to over 60,000 young players. While the majority of these volunteers create a safe, fun and […]
A few weeks ago we announced that we shortlisted and had made it into the final round of the Buildbase Club Renovation Competition, with the winner winning £50,000s worth of building supplies. Before Christmas you may remember we asked you all to vote for the club and we would like to thank each and everyone […]
This weekend, our Under 16s Kent Youth League team have the opportunity to win the league on Sunday 25th March 2018, against a very tough Faversham Strike Force team. The game is set for an 11am kick off at Homelands Stadium and if you fancy popping down to see how our youth are progressing come […]
Ashford United Community Day Bank Holiday Monday 2nd April 2018 UNDER 16s Go FREE!!! Ashford United vs Faversham Town – 3pm kick off. Join us at Homelands Stadium for a fun filled afternoon as Ashford United take on local rivals Faversham Town in The Bostik League South Division. We will be handing out 1,500 tickets […]
Fans can now vote for their Ashford United FC goal of the month from February 2018. Four goals are up for vote this time around, and you can choose from a Will Thomas free kick against Hastings, a Dean Grant volley vs Thamesmead, or a choice of a Daniel Ajakaiye brace against high flying Cray […]
This Saturday 17th March 2018, we welcome our old rivals from the Kent League and SCEFL days, Phoenix Sports to Homelands for a 3pm kick off. We faced Phoenix away earlier this season in October though unfortunately went home after a 2-0 defeat. Phoenix won their last game, a 3-1 victory at home to Herne […]
Congratulations to club captain Pat Kingwell who has been voted the Ashford United Football Club player of the month for February 2018. Over 100 voters made their decision on this poll and Pat won with 43% of the overall votes. Pat’s defensive displays impressed fans since returning from injury in late January as he makes […]
We can now confirm the postponed match between Horsham and Ashford United which was called off due to adverse weather conditions last weekend has been rearranged and will be played on Tuesday 27th March, kick off 7.30 at the Sussex County FA Headquarters, Culver Road, Lancing BN15 9AX – where Horsham have been playing their […]
This Saturday 10th March 2018, we welcome top of the table Lewes FC to Homelands for a 3pm kick off. With last week’s away match to Horsham being postponed due to the horrendous snowy conditions, we come into this game still on a high from our great 2-1 home victory over Cray Wanderers. Since then, […]
Ashford United are delighted to welcome both Malachi Robinson & Siao Blackwood to Homelands Stadium. Malachi is a full back that signs from Corinthian Casuals. He can also play on both wings. Previous clubs include Crawley, Dulwich Hamlet and Corinthian Casuals. Siao is a Central Midfielder and signs from VCD Athletic. Previous clubs include Clapton, […]
Fans can now vote for their Ashford United FC player of the month for February 2018. Just 4 games were played in February, with just the one win coming in that time, though some individual performances have led four players to be up for contention for our player of last month. Dean Grant played his […]
In the interest of safety and pragmatism it has been agreed jointly with Horsham FC to postpone tomorrow’s game at Lancing. The weather has and will continue to be disruptive and we all believe the correct decision has been taken. Everyone can now re-plan their weekend and we hope this weather doesn’t cause too many […]
Homelands Stadium are sad to announce that due to the present and expected bad weather we have re-arranged Natalie Ward – Live to Friday 8th June. Anyone who has bought tickets for tomorrow nights event, your current tickets will be honoured for the re-scheduled date. At Homelands, the safety of our players, guests and staff […]
Congratulations to Brandon Williams for winning the Ashford United FC goal of the month for 2018, winning with 57% of votes. The winning goal, versus Hythe, was just his second of the season but beat the likes of Shomari Barnwell, Andrew Dalhouse, George McLennan and Max Watters who’s goals were all up for contention as […]
This coming Friday, 2nd March 2018 we welcome the beautiful and bubbly vocalist & saxophonist Natalie Ward to Homelands. Doors open from 7pm, with the show starting around 8.45pm until late. Covering music from legends such as Patsy Cline, Matt Munro, Shirley Bassey, Brenda Lee, Dusty Springfield, Diana Ross and Celine Dion, to name but […]
This evening the club would like to welcome Sid Sollis and Daniel Ajakaiye as players to Ashford United. Both players can play in the forward role and will be eligible to play against Cray Wanderers on Saturday. Sid has been at Tonbridge Angels, Hythe Town, and more recently playing for Margate U23s. Daniel was at […]
This weekend, Saturday 24th February 2018, we welcome league opponents Cray Wanderers FC to Homelands, 3pm kick off. It’s a chance for the Nuts & Bolts to get revenge on The Wands following our massive 9-1 defeat away in Bromley back on 17th January last month. But since Cray’s great victory against us those weeks […]
Above image: Brandon Williams celebrates his goal scored against Hythe Town in January 2018. Photo credit to The Kentish Express (KM Group). We’ve picked out 6 goals from January 2018 for Ashford United fans to choose from for their first goal of the month in 2018. With goals from 5 different players, including 2 from […]
Ashford United East Kent Youth League under 13s took on Monkton away on Sunday. With United only having 10 players and centre back Joshua Foster-Naisbitt playing in goal, and Daniel Stringer playing centre back it was always going to be a hard game. Ashford started well with some good passing which led to new striker […]
Ashford United have booked in a mid season friendly with Gary Alexanders former and SCEFL side Chatham Town. The game will be played this coming Tuesday, 20th February and will be held at Homelands. Kick Off 7.45pm Admission Prices £3 U16s Free Season Ticket Holders can use their tickets for this game.
We are delighted to welcome Dave Cook back to Homelands for his 3rd spell as an Ashford United player as he was with us in the 13/14 and 15/16 seasons. Dave made his AUFC debut on 7th January 2014 against Erith Town at Home in the SCEFL Challenge Cup 2nd round. In his United career […]
This Saturday 17th February 2018 we travel to Dartford’s Princes Park to take on Thamesmead Town FC in the Bostik League South Division. A familiar stadium for many of our fans as we last travelled there a couple of seasons ago when taking on Greenwich Borough FC away during their groundshare there in the SCEFL. […]
Ashford United are this morning delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted and have made it into the final round of the Buildbase Club Renovation Competition, with the winner winning £50,000s worth of building supplies. Before Christmas you may remember we asked you all to vote for the club and we would like to […]
Congratulations to George Mclennan who has been voted as the Ashford United FC player of the month for January 2018. George put in some fantastic performances last month, and scored 2 goals, one each against Chipstead and Hythe Town at Homelands. George won with 37% of 140 votes, beating the likes of Bingham, Difford and […]
Fans can now view the recent question and answer session from Tuesday 6th February 2018. Hosted by Jamie Reid, fans heard from the likes of Gary Alexander, Jason Whitmore, Don Crosbie, Denise Peach and Derek Pestridge. Watch below, via our YouTube channel.
Advertising sites of varying sizes are available all around the Homelands Stadium at both pitch and elevated levels and in the surrounding environment. Stadium advertising is an extremely cost effective platform for reaching not only a large captive audience of both home and away spectators at every home fixture, but also with the presence of […]
This Saturday 10th February 2018, we travel away to take on our old rivals Hastings United FC in the Bostik League South Division, 3pm kick off. Our opponents sit in a respectable 10th position in the league, with 49 points after 33 games, almost double our own points tally. Hastings are in decent form at […]
Tonight, Friday 9th February we’re looking forward to a real rock ‘n’ roll evening with A Whole Lotta’ Shakin’ at Homelands, in our function suite downstairs. Gavin Stanley and Cody Lee will be bringing us songs from legendary rockers such as Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dion, Billy Fury and more! Tickets £15 per […]
HASTINGS UNITED Our minibus will be running for our away trip down to Hastings this Saturday, 10th February when we take on Hastings United. The minibus will be picking up from the following places. Homelands 1pm Fish Inn 1.10 Chimneys 1.20 **PLEASE BE AWARE, TRAINS ARE NOT RUNNING TO HASTINGS THIS WEEKEND.** THAMESMEAD TOWN Saturday […]
This Tuesday 6th February, we look forward to meeting with fans in the downstairs function hall for a question & answer session with Gary Alexander. The last Q&A back in November 2017 proved successful but of course there have been a few changes since and our future manager would like to answer any queries our […]
Friday 9th February we’re looking forward to a real rock ‘n’ roll evening with A Whole Lotta’ Shakin’. Gavin Stanley and Cody Lee will be bringing us songs from legendary rockers such as Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dion, Billy Fury and more! Tickets £15 per person which includes buffet. Tickets are available on […]
Above photo credit to Andy Dovey Sports Photography via Guernsey FC. Player of the month January 2018 Fans can now vote for their Ashford United Football Club player of the month for January 2018. After a great December, our start of the year was mixed being undefeated at home picking up 4 points in 2 […]
This morning we announce the departure of Cheick Toure from the club. Cheick made his debut 2 months ago today when we beat Thamesmead Town at Homelands back on 2nd December 2017, and in his 10 appearances had a superb impact in our defence. Unfortunately for us, Cheick could not commit long term to the […]
This Saturday 3rd February 2018 we welcome Corinthian-Casuals FC to Homelands, 3pm kick off. After last weekend’s away trip to The Channel Islands, normality resumes as we look forward to an afternoon of football in Kingsnorth. This weekend’s visitors sit in the play-offs in 6th position, 9 points ahead of Phoenix Sports who sit in […]
We can confirm striker Andrew Dalhouse has been released from the club. Regarding the statement from Andrew Dalhouse… “We go out to challenge our players, so we give players tests for their mental and physical fitness levels. He failed the latter as he couldn’t even complete a simple running session which is unacceptable at this […]
Due to unforseen circumstances, tonights scheduled friendly fixture against Folkestone Invicta has now been postponed. Around half of the squad that travelled to Guernsey have returned with food poisoning. We wish these players our best and we hope you are all feeling better soon. A new fixture date will be announced in due course.
We start the week with some great news as we can announce the signing of Jordan Johnson-Palmer. The versatile midfielder joins up with the Nuts & Bolts following his ex Hythe Town team mates Will Thomas and Dean Grant. We spoke with Jordan this morning: “I’m happy to join a club with a great fan […]
Following on from this morning’s announcement signing versatile defender/midfielder Will Thomas, we can now confirm a second signing from Hythe Town as forward player Dean Grant also commits to the Nuts and Bolts. Dean was involved in the 3-3 draw with Hythe last weekend here at Homelands. Both players were involved in training tonight and […]
Manager Jason Whitmore has updated us this afternoon on the fitness of his players going into this weekend’s match with Guernsey, starting with Max Watters. “We are pleased that thankfully Max’s injury is not as bad as first thought. He’s sprained his ankle and should be back training in the next 3 weeks. We are […]
We’re pleased to welcome Will Thomas from Hythe Town. He didn’t feature in our 3-3 draw with The Cannons at the weekend’s derby clash at Homelands, as he was suspended for the match. Will is a versatile defender/midfielder who is available for Saturday’s away trip to Guernsey FC, which coincidentally was Thomas’s last game for […]
Tuesday 30th January, we welcome Neil Cugley and his Bostik Premier side Folkestone Invicta back to The Homelands in a friendly fixture, 7.45pm kick off. We look forward to hosting this Tuesday evening match to see how Whitmore’s reformed side match up against the in-form Invicta. Admission Prices: Adults £3 Kids £1 or FREE […]
Ashford United are pleased to confirm the Q&A session will now take place on Tuesday 6th February 2018 (Time TBC). This is a great opporunity for supporters to meet with Gary and hear his view on the rest of this season and what his aim is when he takes over as Manager next season. We […]
This coming weekend we take on Guernsey FC away at Footes Lane, Guernsey on Saturday 27th January, please take note that kick off is at 2pm. There seems to be a large number of Nuts & Bolts fans travelling to this fixture and we are delighted to hear that. We are all very proud of […]
Ashford United Assistant Manager Gary Alexander would like the opportunity for the fans to come and hear from him on how he will be working with Jason Whitmore and the team this season and also for him to discuss his vision for next season. Four dates are available to be voted for. These are; Tuesday […]
This weekend, Saturday 20th January 2018 we welcome local rivals Hythe Town to Homelands stadium, 3pm kick off. It’s been a tough week for us Nuts & Bolts but we look forward to taking on Hythe, and will be looking for revenge for our 1-0 defeat at Reachfields back in September earlier this season. This […]
(Above image): Max Watters celebrates doubling our lead against Thamesmead Town on 2nd December 2017. Credit: The Kentish Express (KM Group) Congratulations to Max Watters who has won the Ashford United FC goal of the month for December 2017. Goal C, which was Max’s half volley running towards the Thamesmead Town goal from distance, was […]
Above image credit to Andy Jones & Kent Online [http://www.kentonline.co.uk] We’re delighted to confirm that newly appointed coach Gary Alexander will take over as manager of Ashford United FC next season. Jason Whitmore has spoken with the website this morning… “We’ve brought Gary in for the long term future of the club. I will take […]
The club are ecstatic to announce the return of club legend George Kamurasi. George made 86 appearances for the Nuts and Bolts since making his debut on 17th October 2015 keeping a clean sheet away to Sevenoaks Town, and was at the club almost two full years when he played his last match for us […]
We’re pleased to announce the signing of young defender, Ola Williams, on a dual registration from Bromley! Gary Alexander has made his first impact at the club and has today told us Ola will join us for tomorrow’s match away to Cray Wanderers. “We’re pleased to welcome Ola to Ashford, he’s a young defender but […]
This Wednesday 17th January 2018, 7.45pm kick off we travel away to Cray Wanderers FC. The home side ground share at Bromley FC’s Hayes Lane, so fans will need to take note of the address at the bottom of the post if travelling to the match. After Saturday’s disappointing result away to Walton Casuals, Jason […]
We’re pleased to announce we have FOUR magnificent acts booked in for music nights in 2018 to be performing in the Homelands function hall. Starting on Friday 9th February we’re looking forward to a real rock ‘n’ roll evening with A Whole Lotta’ Shakin’. Gavin Stanley and Cody Lee will be bringing us songs from […]
This weekend, Saturday 13th January 2018 we travel away to Walton Casuals FC, 3pm kick off. Newly appointed coach Gary Alexander will play his final game for Chatham Town tomorrow and will officially start with Ashford United on Monday 15th January, so Jason Whitmore and Gareth Williams will be looking to continue our great form […]
Ashford United FC are delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Alexander, the former Greenwich Borough Gaffer as Jason Whitmore’s no 2. This is most certainly a positive move as this great club continues to push on with the restructuring of its playing staff. Gary brings tremendous experience and football knowledge to AUFC and has […]
It’s that time of the month again we get to vote for our favourite goals from the previous few weeks. With a great December 2017, there’s plenty of goals to choose from, and we’ve chosen our favourite NINE (9) goals. Ira Jackson opened the scoring with a 3rd minute goal vs Thamesmead Town on the […]
Ashford United are sad to announce that Coach Paul Barnes has taken the managers job at Greenwich Borough. Manager Jason Whitmore has provided us with this statement this evening. “Paul was approached by Greenwich and he informed me Monday that they wanted to speak to him about the vacant managers job. After his meeting today […]
We hope all of you are having a great start to 2018! Club Sponsors D&D Autos have been nominated for the Large Garage of the Year in the 2018 CAT Awards. We are asking all of our supporters to help club chairman Derek Pestridge and his team by casting a vote for them using the […]
Congratulations to Rohdell Gordon who has claimed the Ashford United player of the month accolade for December 2017. Rohdell made 6 appearances for us in December, including his debut when we beat Thamesmead Town at home on 2nd December. Within those 6 games, his standout would arguably be Boxing Day vs Sittingbourne at home, when […]
This Saturday, 6th January 2018 we welcome Chipstead FC to Homelands Stadium for our first home match of the new calendar year. Kick off is at 3pm, and the Nuts & Bolts will be looking to continue the good form as they showed over the Christmas period. Our best run of the season so far, […]
It was our best month of this season so far, and now fans can choose their player of the month for December 2017. We started off with a superb 4-1 win at home over Thamesmead Town, thanks to a Max Watters hat trick. We travelled away to top of the table Lewes the following weekend […]
This Saturday Ashford United welcome Chipstead FC to Homelands Stadium in the Bostik League. 3pm Kick Off. After several supporters commenting on the holes that have formed in each of the car parks, the club are now taking action. However, projects like this do not come cheap. What we are asking from all supporters on […]
Ashford United would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone associated with the club a very Happy New Year!! 1st Team Coach Paul Barnes has sent our loyal supporters this message this evening. “For all your loyal support and commitment to get behind the team and club, The Ashford United FC 1st Team Squad […]
This weekend, Saturday 30th December 2017, it’s our final match of the calendar year and it’s a big one! 3pm kick off, we welcome bottom of the table Shoreham FC to Kingsnorth as we witness 23rd vs 24th in this end of December battle for 3 points. After a great few days for the Nuts […]
Ashford United Football Club would like to welcome all supporters, players and officials to join us on Sunday 31st December 2017 for our New Years Eve Party. The club will be opening up the Lancaster Bar and this will be a FREE event. Lets all get together and say goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 […]
This weekend, Saturday 23rd December 2017 we travel up the motorway to take on VCD Athletic away at The Oakwood ground, Crayford. Kick off is at 3pm. VCD, depending which way you look at it, are probably the most inconsistent team in our division, having only drawn 1 league game all season, winning 9 and […]
Congratulations to Matt Day who has won the Ashford United goal of the month for November 2017 with a fantastic strike against Faversham Town for the U23s. Matt won with 60% of all votes beating the likes of Andrew Dalhouse, Ira Jackson and Max Watters whose goals were all up for contention.
This Saturday 16th December 2017 we welcome Bostik League South Division side Horsham FC to Homelands for a mid December league fixture, 3pm kick off. Our second meeting of this season following on from our defeat against The Hornets in The Emirates FA Cup 1st qualifying round back in September when we lost 6-0 in […]
Today we are pleased to announce the signings of Shomari Barnwell and Reece Simpson. Shomari Barnwell is a 23 year old Centre Forward, previously of Dagenham & Redbridge, Bishop Stortford and Solihull Moors. Reece Simpson is a 23 year old Central Midfielder, previously of St Albans City, Telford and Southend. Both go into the squad […]
Ashford United are holding a Raffle on Friday 29th December. This will be drawn live on Facebook and winners can collect their prizes at the home game against Shoreham the following day. Tickets can be purchased at various locations in the ground at both of our home games over Christmas starting with Horsham on Saturday […]
Ashford United would tonight like to announce two new signings, George McLennan and Arinse Uade. George is a speedy 22 year old Left Back and previous clubs include Reading, Sutton United and Cheltenham Town, where he was a member of the conference title winning squad in 2015/16. George has also represented Scotland at Under 19 […]
It’s that time of the month again when fans can vote for their favourite goal of the month, this time for November 2017. Since the arrival of new signings including assistant manager Paul Barnes, goals have been more frequent in the last few weeks. Watch the video below via our Youtube channel and vote in […]
After closing the recent poll, we can announce the Max Watters is the player of the month for November 2017. Our closest vote yet, which closed at midday earlier today, we received a huge total of 774 votes, with both Max and Ira Jackson both receiving 45% of the vote, but the former England schoolboys […]
We can cater for a wide range of events and functions, providing a banqueting suite which accommodates up to 320 people, or a smaller facility for up to 90 guests. Whether you want a wedding reception, conference venue, meeting facility or any other indoor event, Homelands can provide a venue with every care and attention […]
This Saturday 9th December 2017 we travel down to East Sussex to take on top of the league Lewes FC at The Dripping Pan. Having played in the National League (which was known as the Conference Premier) back in 2007/2008, the Rooks have dropped down 3 times in recent years and finished in 9th place […]
This week sees both the senior side and U18s in action. Firstly, the U18s are in action at Homelands Stadium tomorrow evening, (Tuesday 5th December) where they take on Maidstone United U18s in The Bostik Youth East League. Kick Off 7.45 Admission Prices Adults £3 U16s go FREE with a full paying adult. On Saturday […]
We’re delighted to welcome 21 year old Ryan Richefond from Bishops Stortford. The ex Crawley Town centre midfielder plays has also recently played for Margate and Grays Athletic. Jason Whitmore has told us he is continuing to look at more experience and we may see a couple signings to follow.
It’s that time of the month again, to vote for your best player of the last month! November 2017, a month that saw the likes of Andrew Dalhouse and Ira Jackson Jr join the Nuts & Bolts, and they’re included in this poll! Along with them, Joe Bingham and Max Watters are in contention, who […]
Ashford United are pleased to announce the signing of Central Defender Cheick Toure from Bostik Premier Division side Burgess Hill Town. He played in the Emirates FA Cup fixture back in the 2016/17 season for Burgess Hill when they defeated United 2-1 and until his departure was their captain. He also scored the winner earlier […]
News has reached us here this afternoon that we are saying goodbye to Ben Davisson. Davisson made 84 appearances (79 starts, 5 subs) for us since making his debut on 27th Feburary 2015, also scoring 5 goals in that time. Ben was a huge part of our double winning squad last season and played almost […]
This weekend, Saturday 2nd December 2017, we welcome ex Nuts & Bolts defender Tommy Warrilow back to Homelands as manager of visiting opposition Thamesmead Town FC. This will be our first competitive match in 14 days since our 3-0 away defeat against high flying Corinthian-Casuals on 18th November. Our visitors haven’t been shy in front […]
Ashford United will welcome Eastbourne United to Homelands tomorrow evening ( Tuesday 28th November) The first team will be in action against Eastbourne United who play in The Southern Combination Premier League. 7.45 Kick Off Bar and Tea Bar will be open. Admission Prices £3 Adults £1 U16s or FREE with a paying adult.
Tomorrow (Monday 27th November) Our Under 18s welcome Woking U18s to Homelands Stadium as both sides battle it out for a place in the 3rd round of the Youth League Cup. Last time out, our under 18s won 6-3 against Corinithian. Please come down and support our youngsters. Admission Prices Adults £3 U16 £1 or […]
ASHFORD UNITED coach Paul Barnes believes the club can get out of relegation trouble. The club were promoted to the Bostik South after winning the Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division title under Danny Lye in April but Lye was only in charge of two games at the start of the season and Jason […]
Our Bostik South league match away at Cray Wanderers that was originally due to be played tomorrow (Saturday 25th November) will now take place on Wednesday 17th January, 2018, Kick Off 7.45pm.
Ashford United would like to welcome experienced goalkeeper Michael McEntegart to Homelands Stadium. Ashford United’s stadium announcer caught up with Michael after tonights training session and the video can be found on the official Ashford United Facebook and Twitter pages.
Due to Cray Wanderers winning their Buildbase FA Trophy Fixture 4-1 against Moneyfields this evening, our game away to Cray has now been Postponed. A new date will be scheduled shortly. Next League game for United will be at Homelands Stadium on Saturday 2nd December when we take on Thamesmead Town. 3pm Kick Off
Congratulations to Tommy Cooney who has won the goal of the month for October 2017. The Irishman, who scored on his debut with a free kick to earn us a point at home to East Grinstead last month, has won the accolade with 50% of fans’ votes, beating the likes of Matt Day and Tyrell […]
This week Ashford United Under 18s welcome Corinthian Under 18s to Homelands Stadium on Tuesday (21st November) 7.45pm Kick Off…. This Wednesday (22nd November) our Under 23 Development Squad welcome Margate to Homelands Stadium in the Bostik Development South League. With no 1st team game on Tuesday, why not come down and cheer on the […]
The Corinthians were founded in 1882 by N.L.”Pa” Jackson, Asst. Hon. Sec. of the Football Association. His aim was to develop a club side capable of challenging Scotland at international level. Within four years, calling on the best amateurs from the public schools and universities, there were nine Corinthians in the England team. Twice, the […]
Tonight our U23 Development Squad welcome Ramsgate to Homelands Stadium. See the likes of Matt Kirby, Tom Draper, Clark Woodcock and Matt Day in action in the Bostik Development League. A great opportunity to see the future Nuts & Bolts in action. Kick Off is at 7.45pm. Admission Prices Adult: £3 Kids-U16: £1 or Free […]
We at Ashford United FC, wish to sadly report the death of Phil Castle, former Ashford Town Chairman and Clerk of Works in building of the Homelands in 1988. We send our thoughts to his wife Ann, son Pip and daughters Amanda and Lynn, grandchildren and his family and friends. This evening we will be […]
For the third time already this season we take on Herne Bay as we welcome them to Homelands Stadium, on Tuesday 14th November 7.45pm kick off in the Bostik League South Division. We took them on at the Altira Park stadium back in August and lost 2-0 in Jason Whitmore’s second game in charge with […]
Our Q&A session from last Thursday was filmed and is now ready and available to view on our YouTube channel. Please find video here below:
Fans can now view our 5 favourite goals from October 2017 on our YouTube channel or by viewing below. Thank you to Dave Jones for filming. View the video here at vote below! *NOTE* We realise we’ve made a mistake. The 2 goals Matt Day scores for the U23s are against Whyteleafe U23s and NOT […]
This weekend, Saturday 11th November 2017 3pm kick off, we welcome old rivals Hastings United to Homelands in the Bostik League South Division! This will be the first of 2 home games in 4 days, as newly appointed first team coach Paul Barnes will experience his first Homelands match day when we take on The […]
We are extremely pleased to welcome the return of young forward Ira Jackson Jnr! Ira made 10 appearances in the 2013-14 season under Paul Chamber’s management, with his final appearance coming again Whyteleafe. Ira will be available for Saturday’s match vs Hastings United, along with today’s other new signing Kwabena Osei.
This morning the club are pleased to welcome defensive midfielder Kwabena ‘Kwabs’ Osei from Folkestone Invicta to Ashford United. Jason Whitmore says: “Kwabs has Bostik League Premier experience in the middle of the park and will add strength in depth to the squad.” This news follows the departure of defender Sam Zanone and the gaffer […]
This Thursday 9th November at 9pm the club are hosting an open Q&A for fans to attend and are free to ask questions to senior members of Ashford United, such as Don Crosbie, Jason Whitmore and newly appointed first team coach Paul Barnes. First team training takes place prior to this meeting so we welcome […]
Congratulations to our young shot-stopper Aaron Lee-Wharton for winning the Ashford United player of the month for October 2017. Aaron has impressed all United fans since the departure of George Kamurasi and has really taken his opportunity to show what he can do. Aaron saw off Davisson, Richardson-Brown and Watters in claiming the accolade for […]
This afternoon the club can announce the signing of Andrew Dalhouse, a striker who will be available for tonight’s match vs Ramsgate FC. Dalhouse is an addition to another recent signing, after the arrival of defender James Fitchett who also recently joined and will be available tonight. Jason Whitmore spoke with this editor earlier: “Dalhouse […]
Tonight, Tuesday 7th November 2017, our first team take on Ramsgate FC away in the Bostik League South Division, 7.45pm kick off. But also tonight, our under 18s host Tunbridge Wells under 18s at Homelands 7.45pm kick off in their league clash. If you can’t make the senior’s away match then please come and support […]
This Saturday Ashford United welcome Hastings United to Homelands Stadium for this Armistice Day tie. To mark the 11/11 date, Ashford United are proud to be offering FREE ADMISSION to all those currently serving in our Armed forces and also our Veterans. On behalf of everone here at Ashford United we would like to thank […]
This Tuesday 7th November 2017 we travel away to Ramsgate FC in the Bostik League South Division, 7.45pm kick off. Back in September, our first league win of the season came against the Rams as we beat them 1-0 at home thanks to a Matt Day 64th minute strike. Managed by ex Nuts & Bolts […]
Today the club can welcome new first team coach Paul Barnes to Ashford United. Paul Barnes joins Jason Whitmore’s backroom as first team coach, and will be ever present at tomorrow’s league match away to Ramsgate. Barnes, who holds a UEFA A coaching badge, is highly respected in the non league football scene having coached […]
Ashford United Manager Jason Whitmore has tonight confirmed the release of two players. Firstly Jason Hollick. Hollick joined us in September and has been in each matchday squad since then. Secondly, Luke Eldridge. Luke was a fan favourite here at Homelands and was part of the League & Cup Double winning team last season. Whitmore […]
Ashford United Manager Jason Whitmore has tonight announced the signing of Defender James Fitchett from Phoenix Sports on social media site Twitter. With recent results not going our way, we are sure he will be a welcome addition to our team. Welcome James….
This afternoon, Ashford United can confirm the news that Tyrell Richardson-Brown has left the club. Tyrell has been a big part of the squad this season, making 18 appearances in all competitions and scoring 3 goals. We would like to wish Tyrell all the best in his next venture with Walton Casuals.
This Saturday 4th November 2017 we travel away to Greenwich Borough FC in the Bostik League South Division 3pm kick off. Having already taken on the Borough earlier this season, we will be looking for revenge after a 2-0 home defeat in the first round of the Velocity Sports Trophy. Saturday’s hosts are in form, […]
Fans can now vote for their Ashford United FC player of the month for October 2017. Having played our last game of the month vs Whyteleafe FC at the weekend, the options are below! There can only be one winner, and supporters can vote between midfielder Ben Davisson, young goalkeeper Aaron Lee-Wharton, or wingers Tyrell […]
Tonight we can deny any rumour that the now ex Phoenix Sports manager is coming to Ashford and that Jason Whitmore will remain with AUFC for the rest of the season unless he chooses otherwise. We have a rebuilding programme that we are committed to and we are all confident that results will improve with […]
This Saturday 28th October 2017 we welcome Whyteleafe FC to Homelands in the Bostik League South Division, 3pm kick off. This weekend’s visitors form doesn’t seem to have much consistency coming into this match. Though Whyteleafe sit in 6th, their recent results would suggest otherwise, having won 2, drawn 3 and lost 3 in their […]
A quick annoucement to fans to make note that our Boxing Day match vs Sittingbourne at Homelands is now a 1pm kick off. A vote went to fans and majority agreed that an earlier kick off was more suitable for this Christmas period and 1pm has now been confirmed with both clubs and the league.
Tonight, Tuesday 24th October 7.45pm kick off we travel to familiar territory as we face Phoenix Sports FC away! We last met on Saturday 11th April 2015, when a large number of Ashford United fans travelled to Barnehurst to witness a 2-1 away victory for the Nuts & Bolts, as United played with ten men […]
Ashford United are now linked with myclubbetting.com! https://ashfordunitedfc.myclubbetting.co.uk/ Fans who enjoy a bet every now and again can help earn Ashford United revenue by placing bets via this platform. My Club Betting provide an efficient FREE betting site for our club. This gives our fans & supporters their very own, easy-to-use betting service that helps us […]
The club can today announce that we will say goodbye to midfielder David Botterill. Botterill was a huge part of our double winning campaign last season and we wish him all the best for the future. Dave made his debut for Ashford United on 22nd October 2016 in our 8-0 away victory over Rochester United, […]
This Saturday 21st October 2017 we travel away to Carshalton Athletic in the Bositk League South Division 3pm kick off. Recent new signings for the Nuts & Bolts have been a sign of good things to come for us with the likes of Stuart Zanone and Jack Healey returning to the club, and Tommy Cooney […]
Woolwich Arsenal 12-0 Ashford United We took on Woolwich Arsenal in the 1st Qualifying round of the FA Cup on this date in 1893 and got thrashed by the now Premier League club. They had just changed over from Royal Arsenal to Woolwich Arsenal at the start of that season as they had joined the […]
Stuart Zanone and Jack Healey return to Homelands and could be involved in tomorrow’s match! The club are extremely pleased to welcome back ex striker and record holder Stuart Zanone! Above image credit to: Gary Browne @ Kentish Express (KM Group) Zanone (32) scored 47 goals in 39 games (3,345 minutes) for Ashford United, mainly […]
This Saturday 14th October 2017 we welcome East Grinstead Town FC to Homelands Stadium in the Bostik League South Division. Kick off is at 3pm, and it’s a massive game for both sides as AUFC and EGTFC currently sit 22nd and 24th in the league respectively. A disapointing result on Tuesday away to Shoreham in […]
We are pleased to announce that ‘A Kind of Mercury’ will be appearing at Homelands on Friday 10th November 2017 as we continue our music nights for all to enjoy. From 7pm until late in the downstairs function hall, for just £10 per person you can come and enjoy this fantastic Freddie Mercury tribute with […]
Above photo credit to: Ian Scammell, Oyster Bay Photography AUFC shotstopper George Kamurasi has sadly departed the club. ‘Big George’ has been a fantastic servant to our club since making his debut on 17th October 2015, against Sevenoaks Town away in the Kent Senior Trophy, winning 3-0. George kept 31 clean sheets across 86 appearances […]
This Tuesday 10th October 2017, our first team travel down to the West/East border of Sussex as we take on bottom of the Bostik League South Divison table Shoreham FC at The Taxi-Link Community Ground on Middle Road. Kick off is at 7.45pm, and it’s a 6 pointer for both teams as they will look […]
This weekend, Saturday 7th October 2017, we welcome Sittingbourne FC to Homelands, 3pm kick off in the Preliminary Round of The Buildbase FA Trophy. This is the first time we’ve appeared in this competition since 2009, when we lost 3-1 away at Bognor Regis. Last season, Sittingbourne went out in this stage of the Trophy […]
Fans wishing to travel away to Shoreham FC please take note that this fixture is on this Tuesday 10th October 7.45pm kick off, NOT the 17th October as originally arranged. A match preview will be available typically the day before the game for travel information. It’ll be an important league fixture as both sides sit […]
Fans can now view our 4 favourite goals from September 2017 on our YouTube channel or by viewing below. Goal A Alfie Hacker (under 18s) vs Chatham Town under 18s Goal B Rowan Shardlow (under 14s) vs Whyteleafe under 14s Goal C Matt Day vs Guernsey Goal D George Humber vs Guernsey VOTE BELOW! […]
A big congratulations to big George Kamurasi who has been voted the Ashford United player of the month for September 2017. Kamurasi played a big part in our two league wins last month vs Ramsgate and Guernsey, making numerous fantastic saves in the first half in both matches to keep clean sheets when we went […]
This Thursday 5th October 2017, England play Slovenia at Wembley but fans can watch the match from the comfort of the Lancaster Bar upstairs at Homelands Stadium from 6.30pm. The Ashford United first team will be training at the same time so fans are welcome to come and watch training whilst keeping an eye on […]
This Tuesday (3rd October 2017) evening we welcome South Park FC to Homelands for a Bostik League South Division fixture 7.45pm kick off. South Park will be the first team we’ve played our second league fixture with this season after we faced them in August this season. That result didn’t particularly go how we would’ve […]
Fans can now vote for the Ashford United player of the month for September 2017. The poll is available at the bottom of the home page on the club website and will close later this week. The 4 Ashford United players up for the vote are: Ben Davisson – he’s been an engine this month […]
Today we look at an ex player who many may not be aware of, Gilbert Godsmark. Gilbert played for Ashford United over 100 years ago, and was sold to Newton Heath (now Manchester United) before he died just one year later. (Main image above) The Newton Heath team of the year 1900/1901. We got in touch […]
Our Bostik League South Division match away to Phoenix Sports has been rearranged and will be played on Tuesday 24th October, 7.45pm kick off. Originally it was due to be played on Saturday 30th September but was postponed due to the host’s run in the Emirates FA Cup. A match preview will be available a […]