Accomplishments

Ashford United is a club with a great and proud history. Amongst the many accomplishments the players and club have achieved ar:

 

Previous Names: Ashford United, Ashford Railway, Ashford Town FC (1930 onwards).
Previous ground: Essella Park (1930 – 1987)

Club Records & Honours:

Attendance:

6525 (at Essella park) V Crystal Palace, FA Cup 1st Rnd 1959.
3363 (at The Homelands), V Fulham, FA Cup 1st Rnd 1994.

Highest Goal Scorers : Dave Arter 197, John Young 172, Mark Stanton 128 & Lee McRobert 105
Most Appearances : Peter McRobert 765

Win : 10 -1 v Barry Town, February 1964

Defeat : 0 – 8 v Crawley Town, November 1964
Fee Paid : £7000 for J Ross & D Arter (Sittingbourne 1994)
Fee Received :  £25,000 for J Ross & D Arter (Hythe Town 1990)
Individual :  £20,000 for Lee McRobert (Sittingbourne 1993)

Best Seasons :
FA Trophy: Semi Final 72-73, 2nd Rnd 96-97, 4th Rnd 2000-01
FA Cup: 2nd Rnd 61-62 (0-3 v QPR )
FA Cup: 2nd Rnd 66-67 (0-5 v Swindon)
FA Cup: 2nd Rnd 95-96 (0-5 v Watford)
FA Cup: 1st round 7 times.

Honours :
Southern League runners up 86-87, 95-96.
League Cup 38-39
Kent Senior Cup 58-59, 62-63, 92-93, 95-96.

Players who have Progressed to the Football League:

Ollie Norris (Rochdale 61),
Howard Moore (Coventry 66),
Tony Godden (WBA 75)
Lee McRobert (Millwall 94),
Lee Bracey, (Hull City & Halifax Town),
Sam Saunders (Dagenham & Redbridge, Brentford),
Frank Ovard (Gillingham 81-82),
Asa Hall (Shrewsbury 07-08 then onto Luton Town),
Matt Carruthers (Mansfield Town 98-99)
Liam Hatch (Barnet, Darlington now Luton Town)
Craig Rocastle (Sheffield Wed, Yeovil, Barnsley, Oldham, Port Vale),
Roy Hodgson (manager of Fulham and Liverpool),
Phil Smith (Swindon),
Adrian Webster (Darlington & New Zealand)