Home of Ashton United FC

Opened 1884

Capacity 4,500

Rating: 4.1

(191) Google Reviews

First visit and what a pleasure. Lovely ground with decent facilities and good staff/volunteers. Compact but good club shop. If you're an avid programme collector, you may be in there for some time. The food was more than okay and the beer was as good as it could be. Would happily go there again - and I live four hours away.
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2 months ago
Staff friendly and helpful. Nice social club. Not immediately obvious how to get into the ground though.
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4 weeks ago
A great club with fantastic with excellent staff running the tea kiosk. 🤠📸
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3 weeks ago
A really nice set up at Ashton. Nice new bar area plenty of cover around the pitch, pitch was immaculate. They have spent money upgrading the ground and looks good for it. Well done aufc
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2 years ago
Classic non league ground with plenty of facilities on offer
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5 months ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

The club initially played at Holebottom on Smallshaw, before moving to Rosehill and then to nearby Hurst Cross for their first fixture played on 27 September 1884, making the ground one of the oldest football venues in the world.[3] The following year saw a record crowd of over 9,000 attend a Lancashire Senior Cup match against Blackburn Rovers.[3] Floodlights were installed in 1953 and inaugurated with a 4–3 win over Wigan Athletic on 29 September that year; club record goalscorer Stuart Dimond getting the club's first goal under lights. During the 1954–55 season Hurst Cross staged the first Football Association-approved floodlit competition, the Lancashire and Cheshire Floodlit Cup. Ashton United, Wigan Athletic and Nelson of the Lancashire Combination and MossleyMacclesfield TownDroylsdenHyde United and Stalybridge Celtic from the Cheshire County League were invited to compete for the trophy, eventually won by Hyde United. The competition was repeated the following season with Winsford United taking the place of Wigan Athletic; Hyde United were again successful.

The current capacity is 4,500, of which 250 is seated (in the Sid Sykes Stand) and 750 is covered,
[1] including the Popular Stand on the opposite side of the ground. Open terracing with a small amount of covered standing is available at both ends of the ground.

Things to do nearby.

Stalybridge Buffet Bar.

13 Reviews
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Now, this review is well overdue, but I'm getting around to sharing all these adventures as quickly as I can. So, a few weeks back, a small crew of Yelpers... Read More

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If you are a railway or real ale enthusiast, this is a must visit!! As station buffet bars go, this is right up there with the best of them! The walls are... Read More

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A charming little station pub. I wasn't on the ale trail, just happened to be in the area, so popped in a for a couple of quick pints prior to my... Read More

The Up Steps Inn.

8 Reviews
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I really enjoy the food and not expensive and good prices for the drinks My family like to come in the up steps as well Read More

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As far as wetherspoons go, this place has it right in my view! Always cheap and cheerful and never any trouble to been seen! As like most wetherspoons the... Read More