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AFC Fylde 2 Dagenham and Redbridge 2: Match report and reaction

Draw specialists Fylde were again denied their first win in the National League as Sam Ling’s leveller deep into stoppage time maintained Dagenham and Redbridge’s unbeaten record.

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Dave Challinor

We’re competing but need defenders says Fylde boss

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor hopes to bring players in as soon as possible but believes his current squad deserves more points.

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Lewis Montrose  Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

Montrose: No time for Fylde to dwell on defeat

AFC Fylde midfielder Lewis Montrose has urged his team-mates not to dwell on their first defeat of 2017 at Mill Farm.

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Lewis Montrose scores for Fylde Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

AFC Fylde 1 Maidenhead United 4: Match report and reaction

Ten-man AFC Fylde suffered their first National League defeat of the season at the hands of a Dave Tarpey-inspired Maidenhead.

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Henry Jones celebrates

Fylde’s Jones calls for realistic targets

AFC Fylde midfielder Henry Jones goes into the Coasters’ game against Maidenhead United tonight by claiming a top-half finish would constitute a good season.

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JoJo Siwa gets ready for Slimefest, coming to Blackpool Pleasure Beach Arena in October

It's ready, set, BOW as JoJo prepares for Slimefest

Teenage social media superstar and trendsetter JoJo Siwa can’t wait to head to Blackpool - telling fans Slimefest is going to be ‘awesome’.
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The cast of Cinderella at the Grand Theatre, from left Olivia Birchenough, JJ Hamblett, Steve Royle and Melanie Walters

All-star cast shall go to the ball

A boy band idol, kids' TV host and Gavin And Stacey star will join Grand panto favourite Steve Royle in this year's seasonal extravaganza.
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Sam Finley scores Fylde's third goal of the first half  Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

Ebbsfleet United 3 AFC Fylde 3: Match report

Fylde had to settle for a third successive National League draw after conceding a heartbreaking 89th-minute equaliser in Kent.

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Dave Challinor

AFC Fylde boss bids to scupper the Fleet

It will be a case of two of a kind tomorrow when Vanarama National League new boys Fylde and Ebbsfleet meet in Kent.

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Jack Muldoon

Hitman Muldoon backs Rowe to return to goal trail for Fylde

Summer signing Jack Muldoon was delighted to get off the mark in AFC Fylde’s 1-1 draw at Chester on Tuesday and believes strike partner Danny Rowe will soon be back among the goals too.

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Muldoon and Finley celebrate Fylde's goal

Chester 1 AFC Fylde 1: Report and reaction

AFC Fylde earned a solid point at Chester in their first away trip of the new National League season.

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Josh Langley

Fylde finding feet after nervy start says skipper

AFC Fylde captain Josh Langley admits that his side will have to adapt quickly to life in the National League as they look forward to their first away match at non-league football’s elite level tonight.

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Jonny Smith's equaliser earns Fylde a point  Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

AFC Fylde 2 Boreham Wood 2: Full match report

AFC Fylde had to settle for a share of the spoils on their National League debut at Mill Farm.

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James Hardy and manager Dave Challinor

Delight as Hardy commits to the Coasters

James Hardy has handed AFC Fylde a pre-season boost by signing an extended deal with the club.

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Dave Challinor is looking forward to the future

FA fallout has bonded Coasters’ dressing room

Manager Dave Challinor has spoken of the exciting challenge facing his AFC Fylde side on an historic day at Mill Farm tomorrow.

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Former Coaster Caspar Hughes

Lid lifted on Hughes’ bets

Two AFC Fylde players caught up on an FA charge over alleged breaches of betting regulations turned out to be losing punters, writes STEVE SIMPSON.

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Neymar who? Sir Stanley Matthews' first contract where he was paid £5 per week to be auctioned

Stanley Matthews’ first ever professional football contract which states he will earn £5 per week is to be auctioned off.

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FA charges

FA charge Fylde players with misconduct after betting probe

Five past and present AFC Fylde players - David Morgan, Matty Hughes, Caspar Hughes, Brendon Daniels and Richard Baker - have been charged with misconduct by the FA relating to allegations of breaching strict betting rules.
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Simon Grand with AFC Fylde boss Dave Challinor

Coasters’ new boy will add experience

AFC Fylde new man Simon Grand was delighted to get a deal over the line after signing a one-year contract with the club.

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