Ashington looking for something in reserve

04 Feb 2019 in General News

Ashington looking for something in reserve Ashington looking for something in reserve

By Brian Bennett

Ashington CFC are putting the final touches to a project which will hopefully see the re-launch of a reserve outfit next season.

Club Chairman Brian Shotton broke the news to supporters at a fans forum on Saturday and said: “We will applying to a local league and the team will play out of Woodhorn Lane, so having an Ashington side would give the public the opportunity to watch a game every week. First and foremost, we are looking at basically bridging the gap between juniors and seniors by forming a development squad which would see us get a reserve team back out on the pitch.”

He continued: “With that in mind, the club would invite expressions of interest from anybody with aspirations to be the manager or head coach of the reserve team - with applications to the football club.”

The previous reserve side - under the name of Ashington Colliers – played in the premier division of the Northern Alliance League for many years until they tendered their resignation at the end of last season.

Anyone who wishes to apply or discuss the opportunities further can contact football@ashingtonafc.com

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