Ashfield F.C.

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Ashfield Football Club are a Scottish football club based in the Possilpark area of north Glasgow. The club compete in the West of Scotland League First Division and wear black and white hooped strips.

Quick facts: Full name, Nickname(s), Founded, Ground, Capa...
Full nameAshfield Football and Athletic Club
Nickname(s)The Field
GroundSaracen Park, Hawthorn Street, Possilpark, Glasgow
ChairmanPaul Maxwell
ManagerMichael Oliver
LeagueWest of Scotland League First Division
2022–23West of Scotland League Second Division, 2nd of 16 (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

Formed in 1886, they are based at Saracen Park, which they share with the Glasgow Tigers speedway team; it is located a short distance from Keppoch Park, home of neighbours Glasgow Perthshire. In October 2004, the club lost many historical records and strips as a result of a fire at Saracen Park.

In July 2018 former Ashfield player Paul Maxwell took over as manager with former player Ryan Cairley taking over as assistant.

Ashfield moved to play their home games at the Stepford Football Centre in Easterhouse in December 2022.[1]