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 2023:

Goal Keepers

Louis Hood----
Liam Isherwood----
Toby Savin9 (0)010
Jack McIntyre1 (0)000
Jack Buckley----


Lewis Shipley2 (0)010
Jay Rich-Baghuelou7 (0)040
Phil Edwards----
Kelvin Mellor7 (0)000
Ryan Astley----
Brad Hills10 (0)030
Joseph Gubbins2 (2)000
Jack Bolton----
Seamus Conneely8 (0)030
Zehn Mohammed----
Bailey Sloane----
Connor O'Brien1 (1)000
Yeboah Amankwah----
Baba Fernandes----
Stephen Sama----
Aaron Pickles1 (3)000


Lamine Sherif----
John O'Sullivan----
Shaun Whalley6 (4)210
Ben Woods0 (1)000
Joe Pritchard0 (1)100
Liam Coyle10 (0)030
Dylan Moonan----
Tommy Leigh8 (1)220
Tom Scully----
Dan Martin2 (0)010
Daniel Martin----
Rhys-James Fenlon----
Luke Stowe----
Rosarie Longelo7 (3)120
Oliver Patrick0 (2)000
Gary Roberts----
Jack Nolan7 (2)200
Emerich Poilly----
Korede Adedoyin2 (4)110
Sebastian Quirk5 (3)011
Joe Maguire----


Owen Dale2 (5)000
Oliver Sarkic----
Kyle Joseph0 (1)000
Shayne Lavery5 (0)200
Kylian Kouassi0 (1)100
Jake Beesley8 (0)210
Gary Madine----
Bradley Holmes----
Jordan Rhodes2 (1)100

Current Accrington Stanley Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
John Coleman18/09/201422/09/20233291

Accrington Stanley Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 23 15:00TranmereAway
Sat 30 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Tue 03 19:45MorecambeAway
Sat 07 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Tue 10 19:45Harrogate TownAway
Sat 14 15:00GrimsbyAway
Sat 21 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Tue 24 19:45AFC WimbledonAway
Sat 28 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 11 15:00Crawley TownAway
Tue 14 19:45Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 18 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 25 15:00BradfordAway
Tue 28 19:45Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 09 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 16 15:00CreweAway
Sat 23 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Tue 26 15:00Harrogate TownAway
Fri 29 19:45BarrowAway
Mon 01 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 06 15:00Newport CountyAway
Sat 13 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 20 15:00WalsallAway
Sat 27 15:00Forest GreenAway
Sat 03 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 10 15:00MK DonsAway
Tue 13 19:45Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 17 15:00ColchesterAway
Sat 24 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 02 15:00WrexhamAway
Sat 09 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Tue 12 19:45SwindonAway
Sat 16 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 23 15:00Sutton UtdAway
Fri 29 14:00Accrington StanleyAway
Mon 01 15:00MansfieldAway
Sat 06 15:00Accrington StanleyAway
Sat 13 15:00DoncasterAway
Sat 20 15:00StockportAway
Sat 27 15:00Accrington StanleyAway

Accrington Stanley Previous Results

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

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

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

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
League TwoChampion2017-18


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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