Ashley Grimes

Date of birth02 August 1957
Place of birthDublin
NationalityIrish
PositionMidfielder

A lanky midfielder with a sweet left-foot. Ashley proved useful in a variety of positions (1977-83).

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Mar 1977 01 Aug 1983
Coventry City 01 Aug 1983 01 Aug 1984
Luton Town 01 Aug 1984 01 Jan 1992

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1977-78 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1977-78 Manchester United League Cup 1
1977-78 Manchester United League Division One 7
6
2
1977-78 Manchester United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup
2
1978-79 Manchester United FA Cup 3
1
1978-79 Manchester United League Cup 2
1978-79 Manchester United League Division One 5
11
1979-80 Manchester United League Cup 1
1979-80 Manchester United League Division One 20
6
3
1980-81 Manchester United League Division One 6
2
2
1980-81 Manchester United UEFA Cup 2
1981-82 Manchester United League Division One 9
2
1
1982-83 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1982-83 Manchester United League Cup 2
1982-83 Manchester United League Division One 15
1
2
1982-83 Manchester United UEFA Cup 2
1983-84 Coventry City League Cup 3
1
1983-84 Coventry City League Division One 29
3
1
1987-88 Luton Town League Cup
1
1988-89 Luton Town League Cup 1


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
20 Aug 1977 Birmingham City v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
27 Aug 1977 Manchester United v Ipswich Town D 0-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1977 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-2 League Cup 2nd round
14 Sep 1977 Saint Etienne v Manchester United D 1-1 ECW Cup 1st round 1st leg
19 Oct 1977 FC Porto v Manchester United L 4-0 ECW Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Oct 1977 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
05 Nov 1977 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
26 Nov 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
03 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1977 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest L 0-4 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Everton v Manchester United W 2-6 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Carlisle United v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
08 Apr 1978 Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 Manchester United v West Ham United W 3-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1978 Bristol City v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1978 Stockport County v Manchester United W 2-3 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1978 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1978 Manchester United v Watford L 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
07 Oct 1978 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-2 League Division One
14 Oct 1978 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
21 Oct 1978 Manchester United v Bristol City L 1-3 League Division One
28 Oct 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 2-4 League Division One
04 Nov 1978 Manchester United v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1979 Manchester United v Chelsea W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
03 Mar 1979 Bristol City v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
14 Mar 1979 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
18 Apr 1979 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
21 Apr 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Norwich City W 1-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Derby County D 0-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1979 Southampton v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
05 May 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
07 May 1979 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
16 May 1979 Manchester United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
08 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Derby County W 1-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
26 Sep 1979 Norwich City v Manchester United L 4-1 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1979 Manchester United v Stoke City W 4-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1979 Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division One
10 Oct 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
13 Oct 1979 Bristol City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
20 Oct 1979 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
27 Oct 1979 Everton v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
03 Nov 1979 Manchester United v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
10 Nov 1979 Manchester City v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
17 Nov 1979 Manchester United v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Division One
24 Nov 1979 Manchester United v Norwich City W 5-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
08 Dec 1979 Manchester United v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1979 Liverpool v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
02 Feb 1980 Derby County v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
09 Feb 1980 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1980 Stoke City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1980 Manchester United v Bristol City W 4-0 League Division One
27 Feb 1980 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1980 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 6-0 League Division One
12 Mar 1980 Manchester United v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
15 Mar 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
22 Mar 1980 Manchester United v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1980 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
16 Aug 1980 Manchester United v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
13 Sep 1980 Manchester United v Leicester City W 5-0 League Division One
17 Sep 1980 Manchester United v Widzew Lódz D 1-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
20 Sep 1980 Leeds United v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
27 Sep 1980 Manchester United v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
01 Oct 1980 Widzew Lódz v Manchester United D 0-0
Agg: 1-1
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
11 Oct 1980 Manchester United v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester United W 1-4 League Division One
29 Nov 1980 Manchester United v Southampton D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1982 Manchester United v Liverpool L 0-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1982 Everton v Manchester United D 3-3 League Division One
12 Apr 1982 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1982 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Division One
20 Apr 1982 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1982 Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
01 May 1982 Manchester United v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
05 May 1982 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
08 May 1982 West Ham United v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
12 May 1982 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United W 0-3 League Division One
15 May 1982 Manchester United v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division One
15 Sep 1982 Manchester United v Valencia D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1982 Southampton v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1982 Manchester United v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
29 Sep 1982 Valencia v Manchester United L 2-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
02 Oct 1982 Luton Town v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1982 Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
09 Oct 1982 Manchester United v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division One
16 Oct 1982 Liverpool v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
26 Oct 1982 AFC Bournemouth v Manchester United D 2-2
Agg: 2-4
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Oct 1982 West Ham United v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
11 Dec 1982 Manchester United v Notts County W 4-0 League Division One
28 Dec 1982 Coventry City v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1983 Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1983 Arsenal v Manchester United W 1-2 FA Cup Semi-final
19 Apr 1983 Everton v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
23 Apr 1983 Manchester United v Watford W 2-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1983 Norwich City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
02 May 1983 Arsenal v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
07 May 1983 Manchester United v Swansea City W 2-1 League Division One
09 May 1983 Manchester United v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division One
11 May 1983 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1977-78 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1
1977-78 Republic of Ireland Representative
1
1977-78 Republic of Ireland Under-21 1
1978-79 Republic of Ireland Toulon Under-21 4
1
1979-80 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1979-80 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1979-80 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1979-80 Republic of Ireland Under-21 1
1
1980-81 Republic of Ireland B v A
1
1980-81 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1981-82 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1982-83 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1
1983-84 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1983-84 Republic of Ireland Kirin Japan Cup 2
1
1987-88 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1987-88 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 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
21 Sep 1977 Republic of Ireland v League of Ireland W 2-1 Representative
08 Mar 1978 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 U21
05 Apr 1978 Republic of Ireland v Turkey W 4-2 International Friendly
12 Apr 1978 Poland v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 International Friendly
21 May 1978 Norway v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Jun 1979 Republic of Ireland v USSR L 0-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
20 Jun 1979 Republic of Ireland v Argentina L 1-4 Toulon Under-21 Group B
22 Jun 1979 Republic of Ireland v Hungary L 0-3 Toulon Under-21 Group B
23 Jun 1979 Republic of Ireland v Yugoslavia L 1-2 Toulon Under-21 7th
12 Sep 1979 Republic of Ireland v Poland D 1-1 U21
17 Oct 1979 Republic of Ireland v Bulgaria W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 Oct 1979 Republic of Ireland v USA W 3-2 International Friendly
21 Nov 1979 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
06 Feb 1980 England v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
26 Mar 1980 Cyprus v Republic of Ireland W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Group 2
29 Apr 1981 Republic of Ireland v Czechoslovakia W 3-1 International Friendly
21 May 1981 West Germany v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 B v A
24 May 1981 Poland v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 International Friendly
28 Apr 1982 Algeria v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
17 Nov 1982 Republic of Ireland v Spain D 3-3 UEFA European Championship Group 7
27 Apr 1983 Spain v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
04 Apr 1984 Israel v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 International Friendly
23 May 1984 Republic of Ireland v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
27 May 1984 Japan Universities v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 Kirin Cup Group B
01 Jun 1984 Internacional Porto Alegre v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 Kirin Cup Group B
09 Sep 1987 Republic of Ireland v Luxembourg W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
23 Mar 1988 Republic of Ireland v Romania W 2-0 International Friendly


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