Ashford

The Lilywhites first visited Ashford in Kent in 1966, having never played Ashton Town's predecessors.

Ashford United and Ashford Railway

Founded about 1910, Ashford United was one of the two teams that merged in 1930 to found Ashford Town. The other being Ashford Railway



Homelands Ground, Ashford

Ashford Town

Ashford Town, who first played the Lilywhites in the Southern League during the 1968/69 season, were founded as a result of the merger in 1930 of Ashford United and Ashford Railway. There original home was as Esella Park and it was here they played the Lilywhites until they moved to the Homelands Ground in 1987.

Southern League Division One (NL 2)

17.8.1968                     Ashford Town 0 - 2 Cambridge City                                                                                                       Hayes and Walsh scored for the Lilywhites.

9.11.1968                     Cambridge City 4 - 0 Ashford Town                                                                                                       Goals for the Lilywhites were by Duncan, Walsh and Hayes (2). One of Paul Hayes' goals was from the penalty spot.

30.8.1969                   Cambridge City 1 - 1 Ashford Town                                                                                                                Stan Marshall was the Lilywhites goalscorer.

19.12.1969                 Ashford Town 1 - 0 Cambridge City


Southern League Premier Division (NL 1)

21.11.1970              Ashford Town 1 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                The goalscorer for the Lilywhites was Ian Hunter.

13.3.1971                Cambridge City 4 - 0 Ashford Town                                                                                                                    Stan Marshall scored a hat-trick for the Lilywhites (one was a penalty) and the other came from Bannister.


Southern League Division One South (NL 3)

30.10.1982              Cambridge City 1 - 3 Ashford Town                                                                                                                   The Lilywhites goal was scored by Williams.

12 3.1983               Ashford Town 1 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                Goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Grogan and French.

4.2.1984                  Cambridge City 3 - 4 Ashford Town                                                                                                                    Goalscorers for the Lilywhites were Hancocks, French and Ashworth. This was the last meeting between the two clubs on the Old Milton Road Ground/

27.3.1984                Ashford Town 3 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                               Gary Grogan scored for the Lilywhites.

27.10.1984              Ashford Town 1 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                     Peter Lindsay scored for the Lilywhites.

26.1.1985                Cambridge City 0 - 4 Ashford Town                                                                                                             Played at Ashford.                                 

30.11.1985               Ashford Town 1 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                 Peter Lindsay was the goalscorer for the Lilywhites.

14.12.1985              Cambridge City 1 - 1 Ashford Town                                                                                                                 Keith Moore scored for the Lilywhites as they met Ashford Town for the first time at the New Milton Road Ground.


South Premier League (NL 2)

5.3.1987                  Ashford Town 0 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                 The goalscorer for the Lilywhites was Low.

27.4.1987                Cambridge City 0 - 3 Ashford Town                                  

12.11.1988              Cambridge City 1 - 1 Ashford Town                                                                                                                The goalscorer for the Lilywhites was Turner.

1.1.1989                   Ashford Town 3 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                                  Steve Fallon scored the Lilywhites only goal.

30.12.1989              Cambridge City 2 - 1 Ashford Town                                                                                                             Goals scored for the Lilywhites by Steve Gawthrop and kevin Wilkin

7.4.1990                    Ashford Town 1 - 1 Cambridge City                                                                                                            Kevin Wilkin scored for the Lilywhites

4.4.1997                    Ashford Town 2 - 2 Cambridge City                                                                                                                     Cambridge City team: Daniel Kelly, Andy Jeffrey, Michael Halsall, Andy Taylor, Steve Gawthrop, Andy Pincher, Keith Lockhart, Chris Tovey, Neil Harris, Mickey Bennett and James Reilly. No subs used. Both goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Neil Harris.

22.4.1997                  Cambridge City 4 - 0 Ashford Town                                                                                                              Cambridge City team: Kelly, Jeffrey, Richard Chattoe, Taylor, Gawthrop, Pincher, Lockhart, Tovey, Harris, Bennett and Reilly. Subs used were Mario Ippolito, Neil Cogger and Rutter. All four goals for the Lilywhites were scored by Neil Harris in the 19th, 31st, 50th and 68 minute.

14.3.1998                  Cambridge City 2 - 0 Ashford Town                                                                                                           Cambridge City team: Kelly, Harriott, Hercock, Carter, Jeffrey, Adams, Pincher, Reeder, Harris, McCammon, and Cogger. Only sub used was Stock for Harriott. Harris and McCammon were the goalscorers.

7.4.1998                    Ashford Town 1 - 2 Cambridge City                                                                                                           Cambridge City team: Kelly, Harriott, Hercock, Carter, Jeffrey, Reeder, Pincher, Bennett, McDougald, Stock and Cogger. Subs used were Byatt for Reeder and Chattoe for Cogger. Pincher and McDougald were the Lilywhites goalscorers.


F.A. Cup

26.11.1966                  Ashford Town 4 - 1 Cambridge City                                   4th Qualfying Round                                 Cambridge City team: Dave Bevis, Alec Moyse, A Dennis, J Lye, Jackie McGugan, Brendan McNally, Matt McMcVittie, G Ward, Eddie Bailham, J Stevens and B Wall.  The lilywhites could have been two up before Ashford Town's left winger, Tim Souter, opened the scoring in the 34th minute. Ashford then went two up, five minutes later, before a minute before half time Matt McVittie scored the Lilywhites only goal fo the match.