Nickname: The Ammies
Ground: Moor Lane (2000)
2015/16 Average Attendance: 642
Position Last Year: Northern Premier League play off winners
Last Season’s Result: N/A
Salford City joined the 6th tier of English football with a fantastic victory in the play-off final against Workington in May 2016. The highest position they’d ever reached in their 77 year history.
For a team that had just an average attendance of 650 last year, the club has been receiving quite a bit more media attention at the moment than it might normally expect to. This is, of course, mainly down to the ‘class of 92’ factor, whereby many of Manchester United’s golden era players took an active interest in the club and are currently part-owners.
It’s not just off the pitch that the Ammies are making headlines, their run to the FA cup first round and promotion to the national league north mean that they’re certainly a team on the up.
Fans making the trip to Moor Lane should expect a 30 minute drive or a quick train journey changing at Manchester Piccadilly. With the capacity of the ground so low, it might be advisable to get tickets early for this one, especially if County are doing well.