Andy Ainscow

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Andy Ainscow
Personal information
Full name Andrew Paul Ainscow[1]
Date of birth (1968-10-01) 1 October 1968 (age 50)
Place of birth Orrell, Lancashire, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1989 Wigan Athletic 22 (4)
1989–1990 Rotherham United 1 (0)
1990–? Garswood United[2] ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andrew Paul Ainscow (born 1 October 1968) is an English former football striker. He played in the Football League for Wigan Athletic and Rotherham United.

A product of the youth system at Wigan Athletic, Ainscow made his debut against the Doncaster Rovers, scoring on debut in a 2-1 victory at Springfield Park.[3] He made 22 Football League appearances for the club, scoring four goals.[2][4] After leaving the club he made a single appearance for Rotherham before dropping out of the league in 1990 to sign for Garswood United.[2] He subsequently turned out for Altrincham.[5] During the 1990s he was on the books of League of Wales club Rhyl.[6]

In 2013 Ainscow was listed as the under-15s coach for Wigan Athletic L.F.C,[7] before becoming the open-age team manager.[8][7]


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  2. ^ a b c Andy Ainscow at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  3. ^ Houghton, Ashley. "Wigan Athletic 1987-88 season". Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  4. ^ Latic, John Patrick Heeley - Cockney. "Andy Ainscow - Wigan Athletic - Player Profile - Cockney Latic". Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  5. ^ Laidlar, John. "Altrincham FC Official Web Site, Altrincham FC A to Z part 4". Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Conwy". Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Andy Ainscow WALFC Open Age Manager". Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Wigan Athletic Ladies nets sponsorship with logistics firm". Retrieved 27 March 2017.