Scottish flag Asa Hartford

Born24 October 1950, Clydebank
NationalityScottish
PositionMidfielder

Scotland International

With Manchester City, League Cup winner 1976. Moved to Nottingham Forest in July 1979 and returned to Manchester City via Everton in October 1981.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1979-80 Everton FA Cup 5
1
1979-80 Everton League Cup 3
1979-80 Everton League Division One 35
1
1980-81 Everton FA Cup 6
1980-81 Everton League Cup 3
1980-81 Everton League Division One 39
5
1981-82 Everton League Division One 7


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
01 Sep 1979 Everton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1979 Cardiff City v Everton L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Stoke City v Everton W 2-3 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
22 Sep 1979 Ipswich Town v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Everton D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1979 Everton v Bristol City D 0-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1979 Coventry City v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
09 Oct 1979 Everton v Aston Villa W 4-1 League Cup 3rd round replay
13 Oct 1979 Everton v Crystal Palace W 3-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1979 Everton v Middlesbrough L 0-2 League Division One
13 Nov 1979 Everton v Leeds United W 5-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1979 Arsenal v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
24 Nov 1979 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1979 Everton v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division One
15 Dec 1979 Southampton v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
22 Dec 1979 Everton v Manchester City L 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1979 Bolton Wanderers v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
29 Dec 1979 Everton v Derby County D 1-1 League Division One
01 Jan 1980 Everton v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1980 Everton v Aldershot W 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1980 Aston Villa v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1980 Everton v Wigan Athletic W 3-0 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
09 Feb 1980 Everton v Ipswich Town L 0-4 League Division One
16 Feb 1980 Everton v Wrexham W 5-2 FA Cup 5th round
19 Feb 1980 Bristol City v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1980 Crystal Palace v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
01 Mar 1980 Everton v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division One
15 Mar 1980 Everton v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1980 Everton v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1980 Middlesbrough v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
28 Mar 1980 Everton v Arsenal L 0-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1980 Manchester City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1980 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1980 Everton v West Ham United D 1-1 FA Cup Semi-final
16 Apr 1980 Everton v West Ham United L 1-2 FA Cup Semi-final replay
19 Apr 1980 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
26 Apr 1980 Everton v Southampton W 2-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1980 Everton v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division One
03 May 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
09 May 1980 Nottingham Forest v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
16 Aug 1980 Sunderland v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
19 Aug 1980 Everton v Leicester City W 1-0 League Division One
23 Aug 1980 Everton v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
26 Aug 1980 Everton v Blackpool W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
30 Aug 1980 Ipswich Town v Everton L 4-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1980 Blackpool v Everton D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
06 Sep 1980 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1980 Aston Villa v Everton W 0-2 League Division One
20 Sep 1980 Everton v Crystal Palace W 5-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1980 Everton v West Bromwich Albion L 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 1980 Coventry City v Everton W 0-5 League Division One
07 Oct 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Everton W 1-3 League Division One
11 Oct 1980 Leeds United v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
18 Oct 1980 Everton v Liverpool D 2-2 League Division One
21 Oct 1980 Everton v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1980 Manchester United v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
01 Nov 1980 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
08 Nov 1980 Norwich City v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1980 Leicester City v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1980 Everton v Sunderland W 2-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1980 Arsenal v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
29 Nov 1980 Everton v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
06 Dec 1980 Stoke City v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
13 Dec 1980 Everton v Brighton and Hove Albion W 4-3 League Division One
26 Dec 1980 Everton v Manchester City L 0-2 League Division One
27 Dec 1980 Middlesbrough v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
03 Jan 1981 Everton v Arsenal W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1981 Everton v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
17 Jan 1981 Everton v Ipswich Town D 0-0 League Division One
24 Jan 1981 Everton v Liverpool W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 1981 Nottingham Forest v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
07 Feb 1981 Everton v Aston Villa L 1-3 League Division One
14 Feb 1981 Southampton v Everton D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1981 Everton v Southampton W 1-0 FA Cup 5th round replay
21 Feb 1981 Everton v Coventry City W 3-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1981 Crystal Palace v Everton W 2-3 League Division One
07 Mar 1981 Everton v Manchester City D 2-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
11 Mar 1981 Manchester City v Everton L 3-1 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
14 Mar 1981 Everton v Leeds United L 1-2 League Division One
17 Mar 1981 Southampton v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1981 West Bromwich Albion v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
11 Apr 1981 Everton v Norwich City L 0-2 League Division One
18 Apr 1981 Everton v Middlesbrough W 4-1 League Division One
20 Apr 1981 Manchester City v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1981 Everton v Stoke City L 0-1 League Division One
02 May 1981 Birmingham City v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
04 May 1981 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1981 Everton v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1981 Leeds United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1981 Southampton v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1981 Everton v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division One
19 Sep 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1981 Everton v Notts County W 3-1 League Division One
26 Sep 1981 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
West Bromwich Albion 01 Nov 1967 01 Aug 1974
Manchester City 01 Aug 1974 01 Jul 1979
Nottingham Forest 01 Jul 1979 01 Aug 1979
Everton 01 Aug 1979 01 Oct 1981
Manchester City 01 Oct 1981 01 Oct 1984
Norwich City 01 Oct 1984 01 Jul 1985
Bolton Wanderers 01 Jul 1985 01 Jun 1987
Stockport County 01 Jun 1987 01 Mar 1989
Oldham Athletic 01 Mar 1989 01 Aug 1989

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1968-69 Scotland UEFA Under-18 2
2
1969-70 Scotland Under-23 1
1970-71 Scotland Under-23 1
1971-72 Scotland British Championships 1
1
1971-72 Scotland Independence 1
1971-72 Scotland International 1
1971-72 Scotland Under-23 1
1972-73 Scotland Independence 2
1972-73 Scotland Under-23 2
1
1975-76 Scotland British Championships
1
1975-76 Scotland European Championship 2
1976-77 Scotland British Championships 3
1976-77 Scotland FIFA World Cup
2
1976-77 Scotland International 4
2
1976-77 Scotland UEFA Under-21 1
1977-78 Scotland British Championships 2
1977-78 Scotland FIFA World Cup 5
1
1977-78 Scotland International 2
1978-79 Scotland British Championships 3
1978-79 Scotland European Championship 4
1978-79 Scotland International 1
1979-80 Scotland European Championship 1
1979-80 Scotland International 1
1
1980-81 Scotland British Championships 3
1980-81 Scotland FIFA World Cup 1
1
1981-82 Scotland British Championships 3
1
1981-82 Scotland FIFA World Cup 4
1981-82 Scotland International 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
20 May 1969 Austria v Scotland W 1-2 UEFA U18 Group D
24 May 1969 East Germany v Scotland L 2-1 UEFA U18 Semi-final
14 Jan 1970 Scotland v Wales D 1-1 U23
13 Jan 1971 Wales v Scotland L 1-0 U23
16 Feb 1972 England v Scotland D 2-2 U23
26 Apr 1972 Scotland v Peru W 2-0 International
24 May 1972 Scotland v Wales W 1-0 British Championships
27 May 1972 Scotland v England L 0-1 British Championships
29 Jun 1972 Scotland v Yugoslavia D 2-2 Independence Group 4
02 Jul 1972 Scotland v Czechoslovakia D 0-0 Independence Group 4
05 Jul 1972 Brazil v Scotland L 1-0 Independence Group 4
13 Feb 1973 Scotland v England L 1-2 U23
14 Mar 1973 Wales v Scotland W 1-2 U23
29 Oct 1975 Scotland v Denmark W 3-1 European Championship Group 4
17 Dec 1975 Scotland v Romania D 1-1 European Championship Group 4
08 May 1976 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 3-0 British Championships
13 Oct 1976 Czechoslovakia v Scotland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
17 Nov 1976 Scotland v Wales W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
30 Mar 1977 Switzerland v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA U21 Group
27 Apr 1977 Scotland v Sweden W 3-1 International
28 May 1977 Wales v Scotland D 0-0 British Championships
01 Jun 1977 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 3-0 British Championships
04 Jun 1977 England v Scotland W 1-2 British Championships
15 Jun 1977 Chile v Scotland W 2-4 International
18 Jun 1977 Argentina v Scotland D 1-1 International
23 Jun 1977 Brazil v Scotland L 2-0 International
07 Sep 1977 East Germany v Scotland L 1-0 International
21 Sep 1977 Scotland v Czechoslovakia W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
12 Oct 1977 Wales v Scotland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 7
22 Feb 1978 Scotland v Bulgaria W 2-1 International
17 May 1978 Scotland v Wales D 1-1 British Championships
20 May 1978 Scotland v England L 0-1 British Championships
03 Jun 1978 Peru v Scotland L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
07 Jun 1978 Iran v Scotland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
11 Jun 1978 Netherlands v Scotland W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
20 Sep 1978 Austria v Scotland L 3-2 European Championship Group 2
25 Oct 1978 Scotland v Norway W 3-2 European Championship Group 2
29 Nov 1978 Portugal v Scotland L 1-0 European Championship Group 2
19 May 1979 Wales v Scotland L 3-0 British Championships
22 May 1979 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Championships
26 May 1979 England v Scotland L 3-1 British Championships
02 Jun 1979 Scotland v Argentina L 1-3 International
07 Jun 1979 Norway v Scotland W 0-4 European Championship Group 2
12 Sep 1979 Scotland v Peru D 1-1 International
21 Nov 1979 Belgium v Scotland L 2-0 European Championship Group 2
25 Mar 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Apr 1981 Scotland v Israel W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
16 May 1981 Wales v Scotland L 2-0 British Championships
19 May 1981 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 2-0 British Championships
23 May 1981 England v Scotland W 0-1 British Championships
09 Sep 1981 Scotland v Sweden W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
14 Oct 1981 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
18 Nov 1981 Portugal v Scotland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
24 Feb 1982 Spain v Scotland L 3-0 International
28 Apr 1982 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 British Championships
24 May 1982 Scotland v Wales W 1-0 British Championships
29 May 1982 Scotland v England L 0-1 British Championships
18 Jun 1982 Brazil v Scotland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 6


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.