Robins appoint Michael Clegg as new manager

“The board at Ashton United is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Clegg as first-team manager. He will take training from next week and his first match in charge will be away against Basford United. 

Joint Chairman David & Jonathan Burke said, ‘Despite broad interest in our vacancy from a number of outstanding individuals Michael fits the ethos and ambition of our club perfectly. We look forward to him taking the reigns and introducing new impetus to the club as we look to quickly climb the league. 

Welcome to Hurst Cross Michael.’

Ashton United would like to thank and acknowledge the support of Atherton Collieries FC who, despite losing their very successful and ambitious Manager, have not presented any barriers to Michael moving across Greater Manchester We wish them well for the future.”

Josh Wilson will take interim charge of the team this weekend against Radcliffe assisted by Damian Crossley and Kieran Bentley.