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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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Lytham St Annes captain Matt Grindley is set for a second season in charge this year

St Annes’ skipper excited for the new season

Lytham St Annes CC go into the new Northern Premier League Division One season with a new professional and hopes of a better season at Vernon Road.

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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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Paul Arnold makes his final appearance at the Woodlands tomorrow

Arnold set for a fond farewell to Fylde

Departing head coach Paul Arnold is, after all, planning to make an emotional farewell appearance at the Woodlands tomorrow, when Fylde bid for a victory over Loughborough Students which would secure their National League One status for next season.

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

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Matty Askin

New date for Askin’s British title fight

Matty Askin’s clash for the vacant British cruiserweight title with Craig Kennedy is back on, having been rearranged for the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on May 26.

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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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Cardle at Thursday's press conference

Lytham’s Cardle bids to become a great Scott

Lytham’s Scott Cardle stands on the threshold of taking his place among an elite band of Fylde boxers.

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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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Fylde schools rally to the sporting cause

A football and netball rally was staged at AKS just before the holidays for Fylde primary schools.

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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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Chris Allen Garages v Highfield

Fylde coast amateur football review: Sunday Alliance and West Lancs

The Saddle remain in contention for a top-two finish in the Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance after a hard-fought 2-1 win against Exceptional Kitchens.

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Dave Challinor

Challinor: Two more wins and the title is Fylde’s

Manager Dave Challinor acknowledged that his AFC Fylde side moved a step closer to the Vanarama National North title without kicking a ball on Tuesday.

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Fylde fans can play vital part

Fans’ key role in final Fylde push

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor and chief executive Neil Joy have called on fans for one final push as the National League North season reaches a thrilling finale.

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Fylde striker takes aim for record-breaking goal

AFC Fylde striker Danny Rowe is just one goal from breaking the league record following his strike in the 2-1 defeat at Stalybridge Celtic at the weekend.

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Fylde fans celebrate their milestone league goal  Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

Stalybridge Celtic 2 AFC Fylde 1: Report and reaction

Fylde’s lead in the National League title race was cut to six points after this disappointing defeat at relegation-threatened Celtic.

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