Ayr Thistle F.C.

Ayr Thistle Football Club were a Scottish football team from the town of Ayr. Founded in 1872, Ayr Thistle played at the Low Green, before moving to Thistle Park in 1875 and eventually Robbsland Park in 1876.[1] In 1877, Thistle reached the Semi-Final of the Scottish Cup, being defeated 9–0 by Vale of Leven at Kinning Park, then home of Rangers.[2] In 1879, Ayr Thistle merged with Ayr Academicals to form Ayr.[3] Who, in 1910, merged with Ayr Parkhouse to form Ayr United.

Ayr Thistle
Full nameAyr Thistle Football Club
Founded1872
Dissolved1879
GroundLow Green (1872–1875)
Thistle Park (1875–1876)
Robbsland Park (1876–1879)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Club Mergers". Ayr-United.co.uk. 2012-02-03. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "History of Ayr FC". AyrUnitedFC.co.uk. 2012-02-03. Archived from the original on August 6, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  3. ^ "Club Mergers". Ayr-United.co.uk. 2012-02-03. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2012.