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Ayr United Football Club are a Scottish association football team based in Ayr that plays in the Ladbrokes Championship which is the Second Tier of the Scottish Professional Football League. Formed in 1910 after the merger of former clubs Ayr Parkhouse FC and Ayr FC (the latter being a prior merger of Ayr Thistle FC and Ayr Academicals FC in 1879) and have played at Somerset Park since the clubs inception, their nickname is "The Honest Men", taken from a line in the poem "Tam o' Shanter" by Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns ('Auld Ayr, wham ne'er a Toon surpasses for Honest Men and Bonnie Lassies'). Most widely regarded as the clubs most successful manager was the great Ally MacLeod.

The club have spent 34 seasons in Scotland's First Tier, the last being 1977–78, and have been the champions of the Second Tier on six occasions, of the Third Tier three times and have never played in the Fourth Tier or below.

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Surprise move to minnows after Rangers exit explained by ex-Ibrox ace - HITC - Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, Music - - 2021/06/24 08:30

Surprise move to minnows after Rangers exit explained by ex-Ibrox ace  HITC - Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, Music...

Rangers connection with Kevin Thomson was behind Jamie Barjonas’ Kelty Hearts move - The Courier - - 2021/06/23 16:30

Rangers connection with Kevin Thomson was behind Jamie Barjonas’ Kelty Hearts move  The Courier...

Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Celtic battling over Aston Villa youth goalkeeper Viljami Sinisalo - Bavarian Football Works - - 2021/06/23 00:30

Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Celtic battling over Aston Villa youth goalkeeper Viljami Sinisalo  Bavarian Football Works...

New Caley Thistle boss Billy Dodds encouraged by team spirit ahead of first game in charge - Press and Journal - - 2021/06/22 18:51

New Caley Thistle boss Billy Dodds encouraged by team spirit ahead of first game in charge  Press and Journal...

Transfer Rumours - June 22 - expressandstar.com - - 2021/06/22 14:50

Transfer Rumours - June 22  expressandstar.com...


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