Airdrie United Football Club is a club based in the Scottish town of Airdrie in North Lanarkshire. Initially, the club was called Clydebank, and was founded in 1967, but in May 2002, the club changed its name to Airdrie United. The team is nicknamed the Diamonds (due to their team strip: white top with a red diamond) and the Waysiders.
Currently, Airdrie play in the Scottish 2nd Division. Their biggest achievement in the team's relatively short history is being crowned champions of 2nd Division back in 2002/03. The manager of the team is ex-player Kenny Black and the team captain is Paul Lovering. The stadium used for home matches is New Broomfield which has a capacity of 10172 supporters.
Airdrie United is a Scottish club which will be playing in the 2008/09 Scottish First Division, after ranking 2nd in the 2007/08 Second Division and thus gaining promotion [...]
A new sponsorship deal has been announced between Scottish Football League Championship Second Division side Airdrie United and the local regeneration initiative, known as the ARP (Airdrie Regeneration Partnership) [...]
The club's Player of the Years in the past decade including Chris O'Neil, Jamie Bain, Bobby Donnelly, Kevin Watt, Stephen McKenna, Steven McDougall and Willie McLaren.
Airdrie made British league football history by fielding the youngest ever player to be featured in a senior first team game. This was achieved by 14-year old Jordan Allan in a Scottish Football League Division 1 home game v Livingston on 27 April 2013.