Welcome to Glenafton Athletic Junior Football Club.

glens_badge_star_topWe were formed in 1930 at the heart of the miners rows in Connel Park, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland and are known as ‘The Glens’ or ‘The Afton’. Our colours have been red and white since 1960 when we moved to our home at Loch Park in the heart of the village of New Cumnock.  We play in the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association and are the current Premier Division Champions and Scottish Junior Cup holders.

Macron Scottish Junior Cup Draw

Glenafton Athletic will travel to face Cumbernauld United in the Macron Scottish Junior Cup 2nd round on 29th September 2018, KO 2pm. The two clubs have only met once before in the competition with Cumbernauld side winning 4-2 in Season 1967/68 in the 3rd round at Loch Park.

Squad News

Glenafton Athletic squad (18)

Glenafton Athletic are delighted to announce the signing of midfileder Dan Orsi from Kilsyth Rangers. Welcome back to Loch Park, Dan.

Latest Match

Saturday 15th September 2018 KO 2pm

  • West Region Premiership
  •  Match 8
  • Guys Meadow, Cumbernauld
  •  Kirkintilloch Rob Roy 1 Glenafton Athletic 1
  • Report and photos here


In an entertaining game the Glens took a deserved lead on 31 minutes after a wicked free kick by Conor Lynass from the just outside the corner of the penalty box glanced off the head of Darren McLean leaving the keeper stranded at near post as the ball crashed of the inside the back post and into the net.


Darren McLean (far left) looks on as the ball heads for the back post

The visitors started the second half brightly and looked the likelier to add their tally. However Rob Roy came back into the game and on 70 minutes drew level through substitute Graeme Ramage’s rocket shot from 20 yards out.


Graeme Ramage blasts home the equaliser

Neither side were eager to settle for a share of the points and chances came and went as both pursued a winner. In the dying minute Rabs Lee Gallagher was shown a red card after an off the ball kick at Leon Murphy in full view of the assistant referee.

Next Match

Saturday 22nd September 2018 KO 2pm

  • West Region Premiership
  •  Match 9
  • Valefield Park, Kilbirnie
  • Kilbirnie Ladeside v Glenafton Athletic

Next Match

Saturday 29 September 2018 KO 2pm

  • Macron Scottish Junior Cup
  •  2nd Round
  • Guys Meadow, Cumbernauld
  • Cumbernauld United v Glenafton Athletic