Club Profile

Salford City

​​A little club that was purchased by some big names and raced up the pyramid, Salford City today are an established League Two club.

LOCATION: Salford is a city in Greater Manchester.

CONTACT:, no phone listed, #SalfordCity

NICKNAMES: The Ammies, which comes from their old name Salford Amateurs.


It’s not that long ago that Salford City were the Wrexham of the moment, when celebrity owners took over a club previously unknown to much of the wider world, pumped money into it, and starred in TV shows, thus attracting a lot of attention and no small bit of resentment. Eventually, though, the media spotlight moves on, leaving the Ammies to…


There are many clubs in the general area around Manchester – Oldham, Bolton Wanderers, Accrington Stanley, etc. – although none of these rivalries are too heated, as they are fairly new. The older non-league rivals have been left…

Women's Team

The Salford City Lionesses, founded in 2018, compete in the North West Women’s Regional Football League Premier Division, tier 5 of the pyramid. Home games are at Partington Sports


Their theme song, played as the teams come out, is “Dirty Old Town,” written by local folksinger Ewan McColl. The version used here was recorded by The


Moor Lane, officially known as Peninsula Stadium, has been their home since 1979, but was completely rebuilt in 2017, going from 1,600 standing spots to 5,108 total, with 2,246 seats. It is a simple affair, with each side hosting six rows of plastic seats and each end with terracing. Away fans will stand in the east end, home rowdies in the west….

Going to a Game at Salford City

GETTING THERE: The nearest MetroLink station is about 1.5 miles away, so the best way to get there is a bus from Manchester Victoria Station; take line 97 or 98 for 20 minutes to the Moor Lane stop, then walk about five minutes. Or just get a taxi, which is also a much better call for after the game, especially if you reserve something….

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