Accrington Stanley

If you are looking to travel away to watch your beloved team play Accrington Stanley you will love the atmosphere at the Wham Stadium.

Be sure to check out our in depth guide to Wham Stadium away fans to find all of the essential information like the fastest route to and from the stadium, and also if there are any pubs, restaurants and cafés in the local area that are welcoming to visiting away fans.

Accrington Stanley FC is a professional football club that plays in League One which is the third tier of English Football. Managed by John Coleman the side are having a very difficult season and the club are sitting in the relegation zone.

In our Accrington Stanley Football Club guide, we showcase all of the important information from the squad, upcoming fixtures and results, and also the history of Accrington Stanley Football Club.

Accrington Stanley Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Accrington Stanley 2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
Radek Vítek8 (0)000
Louis Hood
Liam Isherwood
Toby Savin10 (0)020
Oliver Riva
Jack McIntyre4 (2)000
Jack Buckley

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
Lewis Shipley22 (2)071
Jay Rich-Baghuelou19 (2)091
Kelvin Mellor21 (1)020
Phil Edwards
Brad Hills37 (1)3122
Joseph Gubbins25 (6)050
Jake Bickerstaff6 (0)010
Jack Bolton
Seamus Conneely17 (6)180
Zehn Mohammed
Bailey Sloane0 (1)000
Yeboah Amankwah
Connor O’Brien17 (1)030
Baba Fernandes
Stephen Sama
Aaron Pickles4 (8)000

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Lamine Sherif
John O’Sullivan
Shaun Whalley21 (6)650
Ben Woods27 (4)2100
Joe Pritchard18 (3)520
Liam Coyle10 (0)030
Dylan Moonan
Tommy Leigh28 (3)670
Tom Scully
Dan Martin25 (5)0100
Daniel Martin
Rhys-James Fenlon
Luke Stowe
Rosarie Longelo24 (3)330
Oliver Patrick1 (4)000
Jack Nolan34 (8)1220
Gary Roberts
Emerich Poilly
Sebastian Quirk6 (4)011
Korede Adedoyin11 (6)640
Alex Henderson5 (8)210
Joe Maguire

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Oliver Sarkic
Kyle Joseph13 (12)200
Shayne Lavery13 (14)630
Kylian Kouassi9 (9)520
Jake Beesley23 (3)1020
Gary Madine
Jaden Jones0 (1)000
Jordan Rhodes26 (3)1430
Josh Miles1 (0)010

Current Accrington Stanley Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
John Coleman18/09/201417/02/20243439

Accrington Stanley Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 09 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Tue 12 19:45SwindonAway
Sat 16 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 23 15:00Sutton UtdAway
Fri 29 14:00Accrington StanleyAway
April
Mon 01 14:00MansfieldAway
Sat 06 14:00Accrington StanleyAway
Tue 09 18:45Newport CountyAway
Sat 13 14:00DoncasterAway
Sat 20 14:00StockportAway
Sat 27 14:00Accrington StanleyAway

Accrington Stanley Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
05 Aug 2023Accrington Stanley v Newport CountyW3-0League Two
08 Aug 2023Accrington Stanley v Bradford CityL1-1 (1-4)League Cup
12 Aug 2023Gillingham v Accrington StanleyL1-0League Two
15 Aug 2023Accrington Stanley v BarrowD1-1League Two
19 Aug 2023Accrington Stanley v Harrogate TownW2-1League Two
26 Aug 2023Salford City v Accrington StanleyW1-2League Two
02 Sep 2023Notts County v Accrington StanleyL3-1League Two
05 Sep 2023Accrington Stanley v Carlisle UnitedW1-0Football League Trophy
09 Sep 2023Accrington Stanley v Mansfield TownL0-3League Two
16 Sep 2023Accrington Stanley v Sutton UnitedW4-1League Two
23 Sep 2023Tranmere Rovers v Accrington StanleyL2-0League Two
30 Sep 2023Accrington Stanley v Stockport CountyL1-3League Two
03 Oct 2023Morecambe v Accrington StanleyD1-1League Two
07 Oct 2023Accrington Stanley v Forest Green RoversW2-1League Two
10 Oct 2023Harrogate Town v Accrington StanleyW3-5Football League Trophy
14 Oct 2023Grimsby Town v Accrington StanleyW0-2League Two
21 Oct 2023Accrington Stanley v Milton Keynes DonsW1-0League Two
24 Oct 2023AFC Wimbledon v Accrington StanleyW2-4League Two
28 Oct 2023Accrington Stanley v Colchester UnitedL0-1League Two
04 Nov 2023Doncaster Rovers v Accrington StanleyD2-2FA Cup
11 Nov 2023Crawley Town v Accrington StanleyL3-1League Two
14 Nov 2023Accrington Stanley v Doncaster RoversL1-2FA Cup
18 Nov 2023Accrington Stanley v WrexhamW2-0League Two
21 Nov 2023Accrington Stanley v Nottingham Forest AcademyL1-2Football League Trophy
25 Nov 2023Bradford City v Accrington StanleyL1-0League Two
28 Nov 2023Accrington Stanley v Swindon TownL3-4League Two
09 Dec 2023Accrington Stanley v Doncaster RoversD0-0League Two
12 Dec 2023Accrington Stanley v Lincoln CityW1-0Football League Trophy
16 Dec 2023Crewe Alexandra v Accrington StanleyD3-3League Two
23 Dec 2023Accrington Stanley v WalsallW2-1League Two
26 Dec 2023Harrogate Town v Accrington StanleyL2-1League Two
29 Dec 2023Barrow v Accrington StanleyD1-1League Two
01 Jan 2024Accrington Stanley v Salford CityW3-0League Two
10 Jan 2024Accrington Stanley v Bolton WanderersL1-3Football League Trophy
13 Jan 2024Accrington Stanley v GillinghamL1-2League Two
27 Jan 2024Forest Green Rovers v Accrington StanleyW0-1League Two
03 Feb 2024Accrington Stanley v Grimsby TownD0-0League Two
10 Feb 2024Milton Keynes Dons v Accrington StanleyL2-1League Two
13 Feb 2024Accrington Stanley v AFC WimbledonW2-0League Two
17 Feb 2024Colchester United v Accrington StanleyD1-1League Two
24 Feb 2024Accrington Stanley v Crawley TownL0-1League Two
27 Feb 2024Walsall v Accrington StanleyL2-1League Two
02 Mar 2024Wrexham v Accrington StanleyL4-0League Two

Popular Questions

When was Accrington Stanley FC founded?

Accrington Stanley FC was founded in 1968, as a continuation of the original Accrington Stanley club, which had been dissolved in 1966. The new club was formed by local fans who wanted to revive the footballing traditions of the town.

What is the home stadium of Accrington Stanley FC?

The home stadium of Accrington Stanley FC is the Wham Stadium, also known as the Crown Ground. It is located in Accrington, Lancashire, England, and has a capacity of 5,057 spectators. The stadium has been the home of Accrington Stanley since its opening in 1968.

What are some notable achievements of Accrington Stanley FC?

Accrington Stanley FC has a relatively short history compared to many other English football clubs, but has still achieved a number of notable accomplishments over the years. Some of these include winning the Football Conference (now National League) in 2006 and gaining promotion to the Football League for the first time since the original Accrington Stanley’s demise in 1962. In addition, the club has had some memorable cup runs, including reaching the semi-finals of the Football League Trophy in 2019. Accrington Stanley also has a reputation for being one of the most community-focused clubs in English football, with a strong emphasis on local involvement and engagement.

Manager History

PeriodManagerCountryborn
18/09/2014 – 30/06/2024John ColemanEngland12/10/1962
12/09/2014 – 17/09/2014Paul StephensonEngland02/01/1968
01/07/2013 – 11/09/2014James BeattieEngland27/02/1978
25/10/2012 – 30/06/2013Leam RichardsonEngland19/11/1979
13/02/2012 – 24/10/2012Paul CookEngland22/02/1967
26/01/2012 – 31/01/2012Leam RichardsonEngland19/11/1979
01/07/1999 – 23/01/2012John ColemanEngland12/10/1962

Accrington Stanley Trophies

HonourPositionYear
Lancashire CombinationChampion1973-74
Lancashire CombinationChampion1977-78
Cheshire League Division TwoChampion1980-81
Northern Premier League Division OneChampion1999-2000
Northern Premier League CupWinner2001-02
Northern Premier LeagueChampion2002-03
ConferenceChampion2005-06
League TwoChampion2017-18

Summary

Accrington Stanley Football Club was founded in 1968 by local fans who wanted to revive the football traditions of the town. The club has played their home games at the Wham Stadium, also known as the Crown Ground, since its opening in 1968. The stadium is located in Accrington, Lancashire, England and has a capacity of 5,057 spectators.

In terms of their style of play, Accrington Stanley FC is known for their direct, attacking style of play, with a focus on high pressing and quick counter-attacking football. They have a reputation for being a hard-working and gritty team that punches above its weight, despite having limited resources compared to many other clubs in the Football League.

Accrington Stanley FC has a relatively short history compared to many other English football clubs, but has still achieved a number of notable accomplishments over the years, including winning the Football Conference (now National League) in 2006 and gaining promotion to the Football League. The club is also known for their strong community involvement and engagement, with a focus on local initiatives and community outreach. Overall, Accrington Stanley FC is a respected and beloved institution in the world of English football, known for their passionate supporters and their commitment to an exciting, attacking style of play.

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