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Champagne toast to Blinkhorn’s sparkling strikes

Star striker Danny Rowe scored 50 goals for National North champions AFC Fylde, but two of the season’s most important goals came from the man who had to play second fiddle to the League’s Player of the Year.

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James Hardy

Fylde’s Hardy ready to take game to next level with Danny

AFC Fylde’s young player of the year James Hardy is looking forward to carrying on his fruitful partnership with Danny Rowe in the top flight of English non-league football next season.

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Danny Rowe

Rowe dominates Fylde awards night

AFC Fylde striker Danny Rowe cleaned up at the club’s end-of-season awards evening.

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Danny Rowe believes AFC Fylde can make their mark in 2017/18

Rowe backs Coasters to make their mark

AFC Fylde striker Danny Rowe believes his side can put pressure on the National League’s top clubs next season.

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Challinor in his Tranmere days

Fylde boss Challinor’s mixed feelings over Rovers return

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor admits watching his former club Tranmere Rovers suffer defeat in the National League play-off final left him with mixed emotions.

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Dave Challinor

Fylde boss gets to grips with ‘ruthless’ new world

Manager Dave Challinor is hoping to boost his squad by the end of the week as AFC Fylde prepare for their debut season in the top tier of English non-league football.

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Thornton Cleveleys Whites with the Under-13 Hogan Plate

Cup final fever at Fylde for the Blackpool Youth League

The Blackpool and District Youth League staged a thrilling day of showpiece action at AFC Fylde, where the three Hogan Cup finals and two Hogan Plate finals were staged. Here are reports on all five matches.

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Dave Challinor

Challinor ready for biggest step up with Fylde

Manager Dave Challinor insists AFC Fylde will not be making up the numbers in the National League next season and believes the club is more than ready for the challenge.

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Richie Baker

Baker exit as Fylde ‘turnaround’ begins

Attacking midfielder Richie Baker has confirmed his departure from AFC Fylde as manager Dave Challinor gets to grips with the “nasty part” of his job – letting players go.

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David Haythornthwaite

Fylde on course to hit Football League target, says chairman

AFC Fylde chairman David Haythornthwaite believes his club is well on course to reach its target of a place in the Football League within five years.

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Dan Bradley celebrates with Brendon Daniels

Roller-Coasters ride for Fylde’s Bradley

AFC Fylde record signing Dan Bradley was delighted to secure the National League North title after a roller-coaster end to the season.

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Champions AFC Fylde celebrate with the trophy

AFC Fylde celebrate ‘amazing’ season

Dave Challinor couldn’t hide his delight as he celebrated a third promotion as AFC Fylde boss, one which leaves the ambitious club just one step away from a dream place in the Football League.

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Danny Rowe scores his 50th goal of the season  Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

AFC Fylde 4 Worcester City 2: Full match report

Danny Rowe’s 50th goal of the season helped to ensure that National North champions AFC Fylde signed off in style as they celebrated their title triumph on the final day of the season at a packed Mill Farm.

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Dave Challinor

Challinor plans for Fylde’s future in National League

A celebration and a summit meeting about the future are the next items on the agenda for triumphant AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor.

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Dave Challinor with chairman David Haythornthwaite

Relieved Challinor cherishes Fylde’s promotion party

AFC Fylde boss Dave Challinor is relishing the opportunity to celebrate with the home fans when his side get their hands on the National League North trophy on Saturday.

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Josh Langley

Crowning glory of Langley’s career at Fylde

AFC Fylde captain Josh Langley described Saturday’s title triumph as the “best day of his career”

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Danny Rowe

Record-breaker Rowe targets another Fylde landmark

Danny Rowe was “buzzing” after AFC Fylde secured the National League North title with Saturday’s 3-0 win at Boston.

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AFC Fyldes players celebrate their promotion to the top tier of non-league football after Saturdays win at Boston United     PICTURE: STEVE MCLELLAN

Coasters’ boss thrilled at promotion prize

Delighted manager Dave Challinor couldn’t hide his emotions as AFC Fylde secured promotion to the National League in convincing style after suffering play-off agony in the last two seasons.

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Fylde celebrate their title

AFC Fylde crowned champions with 3-0 win at Boston United: Match report and reaction

Champions AFC Fylde sealed the National League North title in style with an emphatic 3-0 victory at Boston United.

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AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor

Coasters’ boss is ready to make history

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor knows just 90 minutes of football separates his side from achieving the biggest honour in the club’s history.

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