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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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Blackpool police officer convicted for possession of child sex images

A Blackpool police officer has been given a conditional discharge after he was convicted of possession of indecent images of children.
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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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Thornton Whites v Lytham Maroons

Blackpool and District Youth Football League match of the week: Thornton Whites Under-13 v Lytham Maroons

Thornton Whites won through to the final of the Under-13 Hogan Plate, beating Lytham Maroons 7-4 in a game of three hat-tricks.

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Lytham U16 v Kirkham

Fylde coast youth football review: BDYL, YMCA and girls’ games

Kirkham Blues U13s will meet Thornton Cleveleys Whites in the final of the Hogan Plate after beating BJFF Vipers 4-0 in their semi-final clash.

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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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AFC Fylde captain Josh Langley

Coasters’ Langley cannot wait

Captain Josh Langley says his AFC Fylde team can’t wait for tomorrow’s crunch clash at Boston United despite all the pressure of the National North promotion race.

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George v King Edward

Fylde coast amateur football update: Budd are Sunday champs again

Blackhurst Budd have been crowned Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance champions for the third time in four years.

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Matt Blinkhorn equalises against Bradford PA

It’s all come down to one game, says Fylde hero Blinkhorn

AFC Fylde supersub Matt Blinkhorn believes the season has come down to one game as they look to secure the National League North title.

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Free £5 FA Cup bet for every reader

The FA Cup semi-finals are fast approaching, featuring Premier League heavyweights Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City and Arsenal.

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Matty Blinkhorn celebrates Fylde's equaliser

AFC Fylde 1 Bradford Park Avenue 1: Match report and reaction

Substitute Matty Blinkhorn saved what could prove a crucial point for Fylde with his second 97th-minute equaliser in a month.

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A group of fans police would like to speak to after AFC Fylde fans' coaches were attacked

Witness appeal after football coaches attacked

Two coaches carrying football fans back to Lancashire were attacked with bricks and bottles.

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James Hardy

Finishing the job can be the hardest part, says AFC Fylde boss

So near and yet so far. That was the scenario facing AFC Fylde as they entered the clash with FC Halifax Town at The Shay on Friday.

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Team of the month BJFF Blades Under-13s

Fylde coast youth football: Blackpool and District League, YMCA and girls’ games

BJFF Blades scored a stunning 17 goals without reply against Thornton Cleveleys Reds in the Under-13 Alpha Gold division of the Blackpool and District Youth League.

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