ARDROSSAN VIOLETS FOOTBALL CLUB 1893
The Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald of 28 April 1893 carried the report below.
ARDROSSAN VIOLETS 3 - SECOND BRIGADE 0
On Saturday (22 April 1893), a match was played between the Ardrossan Violets and the Second Brigade, resulting in a victory for the Violets by three goals to none.
The Second Brigade could have been the reserve team of Ardrossan Boys' Brigade.
It appears that Ardrossan Violets was formed in April 1893.