Ashfield Football and Athletic Club
Michael Oliver, Ashfield FC Manager
In May 2022 after 4 successful years as Ashfield Manager, Paul Maxwell stepped down to concentrate on developing the Ashfield Academy Project & `Maxi`s` successor will be Michael Oliver, who has joined us following a successful period as Manager of Harestanes AFC. Michael is a UEFA Qualified Coach who has cultivated an impressive Portfolio of achievements at Amateur and elite Professional Academy level in Scotland. Michael has demonstrated a commitment to developing players and their progress from Academy rank into a First Team environment.
Michael`s own playing career spanned from 2011 to 2017 making over 60 appearances for Clyde FC in his first spell with the Club before injury. Michael also played with Cumbernauld Colts and East Stirling and has played under influential Managers such as Jim Duffy, Barry Ferguson and John Sludden. Michael will be supported by his Assistant Jamie Broadfoot who had a short spell with Ashfield a decade ago. We welcome Michael and Jamie to the `field in what will be an exciting new era for the Club.
Website Player of the Year
Peugeot Ashfield Stadium (Saracen Park)
Saracen Park or Ashfield Stadium, also known as Peugeot Ashfield Stadium for sponsorship reasons, is a stadium in North Glasgow, Scotland. It is currently shared by Ashfield F.C. for football and the Glasgow Tigers for speedway. It has also previously been a venue for greyhound racing. The ground was originally opened for football in 1937 & was sold in 2015 to Allied Vehicles Ltd. (Please note that Ashfield FC are currently playing their home games at Stepford Football Centre, 1514 Edinburgh Road, Glasgow G33 4NU)
Ashfield FC Website from Oct 2006 - Jun 2018
Ashfield`s original Website:- www.ashfieldafc.wikifoundry.com is still available to view covering the above period.
Ashfield`s Player of the Year Dance was held on the 27th May 2023 at the Anniesland Bowling Club. A fantastic turn out saw Jonny Black awarded the Club Website Player of the Year for Season 2022-23. Well done Jonny ! The previous recipients of this award have been Ryan McManus for Season 2021-22, Graeme Hearton for Season 2018-19, Paul Maxwell for Season 2017-18, Kyle Lochhead for Season 2016-17 and Michael Giblin for Season 2015-16. Special mention to the 2019-20 Season brought to a stop due to COVID19 where Centre Forward Callum Graham scored an amazing 42 Goals. A wonderful achievement - Callum is now plying his trade at Clydebank.
Website Manager:- Ewan Murray