Experienced former Sunderland defender who rejoined Ashington in 2016, following spells at the now-defunct Newcastle Blue Star, Ryton & Crawcrook Albion and Consett. Ryan is comfortable playing anywhere across the back or in midfield.
Blanny has played for Ashington for a number of years and had it not been for short spells at Consett and Bedlington Terriers, would’ve been one of our longest serving players. A reliable and experienced player, Blanny can play anywhere across the defence or midfield
Experienced Irish centre half who returns to Woodhorn Lane following a spell at Sunderland RCA. Wayne played in his native Northern Ireland for Lisburn Distillery, before moving to Australia to join Brisbane Olympic and Gold Coast United before returning to the UK to play for Gateshead, before captaining Blyth Spartans. Wayne has also played for our neighbours, Morpeth Town.
One of the league’s top strikers for the past few years, Andrew won the FA Vase with Dunston, scoring both their goals in a 2-0 win, before moving to South Shields in the summer of 2015 before joining the Colliers. A natural striker who knows how to find the back of the net, as he proved on his debut at Durham City where he netted the winner.
Solid and experienced defender who signed from Shildon in October 2013, Ben is a reliable player who attackers find difficult to get the better of. Can play anywhere across the back and is a real leader in the team.
Classy and composed midfielder who is very comfortable on the ball and can pick out a deadly pass. Joined Ashington from Whitley Bay in the middle of the 2013-14 season, and has become a fan favourite. Won both the manager and fans Player of the Year awards for his performances during the 2014-15 season.
Signed for Ashington’s junior team aged 7, before moving on to Bedlington Terriers and AFC Newbiggin. A good box-to-box midfielder with a terrific engine and a sweet left foot which provides a real threat at set plays.
Talented Goalkeeper who joined the club from Blyth Spartans in September 2014. Conor has established himself as the Northern League’s best goalkeeper and a massive favourite with the fans, winning Players Player of the year for 2014-15 and Supporters Player of the year for 2015-16.
Made the short journey across the Wansbeck from Bedlington Terriers to sign for Ashington just before the transfer deadline in March 2016. Adam is a talented young winger who has shown great potential.
Another player who returns to Ashington from Morpeth Town. A skilful winger, Lee played in the final match at Portland Park before he left for Dunston UTS where he played at Wembley in their 2012 FA Vase success and made 175 appearances in total for them.
After proving himself in youth football, Luke moved to the states to play for the University of Vermont whom he went on to Captain. His performances attracted the attentions of the Burlingame Dragons, based in California and who play in the fourth tier of US Professional football. Having led them to the Championship Luke returned to the UK to sign for the Colliers in July 2016. Luke is a full back who likes to get forward and uses his passing ability to create counter attacks and expose the opposition.
Ben is a full back with huge potential. Ben was part of the academy at Newcastle United and had a number of offers from other clubs, however Ben chose to concentrate on his education. Ben was a big part of the New Hartley Junior side which won the league last season at u18 level.
Hugely popular Centre half who returns to Woodhorn Lane following a spell working in London. Scotty’s aerial prowess and strength makes him one of the best defenders in the league and a real handful for opposing strikers to deal with.
Ashington born striker, who joined the Colliers in February 2016 from Second Division Ryhope CW, where he scored 12 goals in 14 games after leaving Guisborough Town. Exciting young prospect with a big future in the game and unbelievable pace.
Former Newcastle United player who joined his hometown club after release from the Magpies. Right sided and versatile, James is comfortable playing anywhere in defence or midfield and is one of the most popular players with fans and team mates alike. His goal against West Allotment Celtic was voted goal of the season for 2015-16 by the fans.