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primarily in South Ayrshire 
through football

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Latest News


Football Reminiscence Group Meeting

The Alzheimer’s Scotland Football Reminiscence Group from the South Ayrshire Service met on Wednesday 17th June in Ayr United’s Boardroom. The Reminiscence meetings bring members together to swop stories with others who are passionate about the game and this annual visit to Somerset Park, organised by the Academy, is only one of many sessions organ
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Ayr United Football Academy

Summer Camps 2015 Confirmed!!!!

  Ayr United Football Academy are running six weeks of football coaching camps throughout the Summer Camps for kids aged 3-15 years. The coaching camps are for kids to come and enjoy playing football with SFA qualified coaches and Ayr United First team players. During a week players can expect to receive high quality coaching based around skil
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Ayrshire Royalty – And the Academy

Ayrshire Royalty – And the Academy!! Last weekend the word was out! Ian Welsh, Chair of the Football Academy, had been awarded the accolade of Order of the British Empire for his services to public life by Her Majesty the Queen. Ian’s energy, natural enthusiasm and talent has been spread widely across Public and Third Sector life here in Ayrshire a
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Winning team at the 2015 Golf day

Inaugural Academy Golf Event June 12th 2015

The Academy held its first Golf Day on Friday and we were lucky enough that the gods were smiling on us. With blue skies and a slight wind and St. Cuthbert’s Golf course in fantastic condition, 13 teams eagerly teed off to enjoy a great day of golf and fun. And, judging by some of the team scores and the number of beer bottles in the bins, fun was
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Become a Dementia Friend.

Do you want to become a Dementia Friend     Ayr United Football Academy is committed to supporting those living with Dementia. We host an annual Football Reminiscence Pie and Bovril event at Somerset and next month we will be launching our Walking, Talking and Drawing Programme with our partners Alzheimer South Ayrshire and the Little Art
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Girls Match Reports

13s Girls Scottish Cup run comes to an end at hands of Elgin City

Saturday the 13th of June Ayr United U13s Girls hosted Elgin City Girls in the third round of the Scottish Cup.   An unsure start from Ayr saw them go down 1-0 within the opening minutes, as while they were still trying to find their feet, Elgin pressed high up the pitch to score
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A Goal Search for Ayr United U11s Girls at Kilbirnie Ladeside

Sunday 7th June 2015, Ayr United Girls U11s travelled away to play Kilbirnie Ladeside for their Jo Love South West League fixture eight.   It was a promising start from Ayr, as they scored from the first move of the game, when they passed the ball up the park as a unit to allow L
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Unbeaten on Somerset Park for Ayr United U9s White Team

Monday 25th May 2015, Ayr United U9s Girls White Team played two games on the pitch at Somerset Park, against Clark Drive A and B, in Ayr United Girls Somerset Development Festival. Game 1: Ayr United White v Clark Drive A In the first half of this game, the girls were passing the bal
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2 Games, 2 Wins, 2 Clean Sheets, 2 Hat-tricks & 2 Debuts for U9s Yellows on Somerset Park

Monday 25th May 2015, Ayr United U9s Girls Yellow Team played two games on the pitch at Somerset Park, against Clark Drive A and B, in Ayr United Girls Somerset Development Festival.   Game 1: Ayr United Yellow v Clark Drive B Ayr United U9s yellow team commenced their night on S
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Effortless Performance from Ayr United U11s Girls at Cumnock Juniors

Sunday 31st May 2015, Ayr United U11s Girls travelled to Townhead Park to take on Cumnock Juniors in game seven of the Jo Love South West League.   The opening few minutes proved to be nervy ones for Ayr, as the girls witnessed a fast break away descend down on them, but Kerri Mc
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Ciara Beveridge

Ayr United U13s Girls host Caledonian at Somerset Festival

Monday 25th May Ayr United U13s Girls hosted Caledonian on the pitch at Somerset Park in the Ayr United Girls Somerset Development Festival.   Ayr were first to make an impact in this game when Ciara Beveridge (pictured) gained possession of the ball to then pick out Caitlin Litt
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Boys Match Reports

Academy 11s travel to the North East for Post-Season Friendly

Sunderland AFC u12 development squad v Ayr United 11s Billy Alexander’s Team Squad: Kurtis McCubbin, Lyle Kirkland, Euan McInally, Harley Barnes, David Lynn, Kier Ronney, Ross Smith, Ben Strain,
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Robbie McBlane

Academy 11s end Season against The Spiders

Ayr United 11s v Queens Park 11s Billy Alexander and Stewart Bells team Game 1: Ayr United under 11s played Queen’s Park under 11s for last game of the season on Saturday 9th May 2015. The openi
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Academy 12s End of Season Somerset Finale

Ayr United 12s v Rangers 12s Ayr United Starting 11: Ryan Cairns, Dean Sutherland, Jack Edwards, Callum Wardrope, Tristan Stirling, Cody Hastings, Stewart Morgan, Tyler Burns, Lewis Black, David Blyth
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