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Coasters sign Spireites defender

.AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor has high hopes for defender Laurence Maguire, who has completed a one-month loan move to Mill Farm from League One side Chesterfield
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Let’s stick together says Fylde boss

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor is urging his squad to stick together as the season heads towards a climax.

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Dan Jones

Fylde’s new boy back in action

AFC Fylde new boy Dan Jones admits he is delighted to be back playing football following his loan move from Grimsby Town.

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Dan Bradley fires Fylde in front  Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

AFC Fylde 1 AFC Telford United 1: Match report and reaction

Fylde’s bid to bounce back from their shock 5-0 defeat at Salford was frustrated by Telford at Mill Farm.

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Fylde need to learn lessons fast

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor is banking on his side learning harsh lessons from their 5-0 defeat at the hands of Salford City, arguably the biggest surprise of the season in Vanarama National League North.

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Lane Ends v Highfield

Fylde football round-up: Sunday Alliance and West Lancs

There was a surprise as the Berry’s Bed Divisional Cup competition got under way for premier division teams in the Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance, with second-placed team The Saddle knocked out by A&P Autos.

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Sam Finley

Premier League star helps Fylde’s Finley on road to recovery

AFC Fylde ace Sam Finley has received a huge boost in his recovery from illness, after encouraging medical reports and a morale-boosting chat with a Premier League star.

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Fylde remain nine clear

Coasters maintain big lead

AFC Fylde are still nine points clear at the top of Vanarama National League North

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Josh Langley

Fylde hope four will return for bounce-back test with Telford

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor could have up to four of his injured stars available for the visit of AFC Telford this weekend.

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Dave Challinor

Fylde need signings this week, says Challinor

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor is desperate to bring in new faces after Saturday’s humiliating 5-0 defeat away to promotion rivals Salford City.

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Danny Rowe tries to get a shot away at Salford

Salford City 5 AFC Fylde 0: Manager slams ‘most abject’ Fylde

Manager Dave Challinor described Fylde’s heaviest defeat of the season “the most abject performance I’ve ever been associated with as a manager”.

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Quiz: which of these players have scored 100 or more Premier League goals?

Peter Crouch became the 25th Premier League centurion on Wednesday with a tap in versus Everton.

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Rossall's Grace Gordon

Fylde coast girls’ football: Blackpool FC, YMCA and Rossall

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Layton's Cameron Walker

Fylde youth football match of the week: Lytham Under-15s v Layton Lions

It’s been a tough start to the year for the Under-15s of Lytham and Layton following promotion to the premier division of the Poulton and District Primary League, but four-goal captain Bradley Jones ensured Lytham got their first win in style.

Kirkham Under-16s v Spiritof Youth

Fylde coast youth football round-up: Blackpool and Poulton leagues

Lytham Juniors Home Heat hit double digits as they consolidated their lead at the top of the Gold Bond Blackpool and District Youth Football League U16 Division with a win against newcomers Fleetwood Gym.

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Fylde coast amateur football review: Wren Rovers in Shield final

Blackpool Wren Rovers will contest the final of the Lancashire Amateur Shield after defeating Tempest United 1-0 in last night’s first semi-final.

Tom Holland

Fylde’s new signing ready for baptism of fire

Fylde new boy Tom Holland believes his loan spell at the club will help kick-start his footballing career.

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Thomas Holland with Fylde boss Dave Challinor

Fylde sign midfielder from Premier League Swansea

AFC Fylde have signed 19-year-old Swansea City midfielder Thomas Holland on loan until the end of the season.

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Danny Rowe celebrates his first goal against Altrincham  Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

Rowe delighted to be back in goalscoring groove for Fylde

AFC Fylde star Danny Rowe is delighted to be back among the goals after helping his side to a comfortable 4-1 victory over struggling Altrincham at the weekend.

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Blackpool and Blackburn fans protest about club owners
Photo: Tangerine Knights

Blackpool and Blackburn fans join forces in protest

Blackpool supporters stood shoulder to shoulder in the rain with fans from Lancashire rivals Blackburn Rovers in a joint protest about the running of their football clubs.

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