Edinburgh Academical Football Club

The Edinburgh Academical Football Club, also known as Edinburgh Accies, is a rugby union club in Edinburgh, Scotland. The club is currently a member of the Scottish Premiership, the top tier of Scottish club rugby. Its home ground is Raeburn Place, in Stockbridge, Edinburgh. The team is coached by Iain Berthinussen.

Edinburgh Academical FC
Full nameThe Edinburgh Academical Football Club
UnionScottish Rugby Union
Nickname(s)Accies, Acads
Founded1857; 165 years ago (1857)
LocationEdinburgh, Scotland
RegionEdinburgh
Ground(s)Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh (Capacity: 5,000)
Coach(es)Iain Berthinussen
Captain(s)Callum Black
League(s)Scottish Premiership
2021–22Scottish Premiership, 4th of 10
Team kit
Official website
www.edinburghaccies.com

The club regularly fields three teams and is also involved with Broughton and Trinity Accies in the Edinburgh BATs initiative, a community amateur sports club providing youth rugby across northern Edinburgh.


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