Ashton United 6 Ramsbottom United 0, 12/01/2016. Hurst Cross stadium, Northern Premier League. A groundsman sweeping a dressing room corridor after the fixture between Ashton United (in red) and Ramsbottom United in the Northern Premier League premier division. The match was played at Ashton's Hurst Cross stadium, the club's ground. The club was originally founded in 1878 as Hurst F.C. and by 1880 the club were playing at Hurst Cross, their current ground which makes their home one of the oldest football grounds in the world. Ashton won the match 6-0, watched by a crowd of 178. Photo by Colin McPherson.