Annan Athletic

Annan Athletic Football Club is a Scottish association football club based in the town of Annan, Dumfries and Galloway. The club was founded in 1942 and competes in Scottish League Two as a member of the Scottish Professional Football League.

The club competed in Scottish junior football and English regional leagues before becoming a member of the Scottish Football Association in 1978 which made the club eligible to compete in the Scottish Cup for the first time. Annan Athletic won the South of Scotland League twice and the East of Scotland League four times before successfully applying to join the Scottish Football League (SFL) in 2008.[3]

Annan Athletic’s best finish in the SPFL was second in League Two in 2013–14 whilst its best result in the Scottish Cup was reaching the third round on three occasions, most recently in 2011–12. The club is managed by Peter Murphy and plays its home games at Galabank in the north of Annan.[2]