Hamilton Academical

Founded : 1874
Country: Scotland
Stadium: Fountain of Youth Stadium
Stadium Capacity: 6018

Hamilton Academical are a Scottish football team who currently play in the Scottish Premiership. The Accies were founded in 1874, when the Hamilton Academy school team became professional and they remain the only club in Britain to originate from a school team. Originally the club began playing in the Scottish Cup and Qualifying Cup before joining the Scottish Football League in 1897. They play their home fixtures at the New Douglas Park holding 6,018.