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Fylde coast hockey review: Lytham St Annes, Blackpool, Rossall

League leaders Lytham Ladies kept their 100 per cent record alive with a 3-0 win against Leyland and Chorley in North Hockey division two.

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AFC Lane Ends Blackpool  v Anchorsholme

Fylde coast amateur football round-up: Sunday Alliance, West Lancs, Anchorsholme

The first round of the Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Football Alliance’s Gledhill Cup produced a fair share of shocks, especially with both of last year’s finalists crashing out.

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Dave Challinor

Fylde boss welcomes FA Cup clash with old rivals

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor believes his club has been handed a favourable draw in the Emirates FA Cup first round.

AFC Fylde
Dave Challinor

Fylde manager wants FA Cup win to kick-start league campaign

Manager Dave Challinor hopes his Fylde side can use their FA Cup win over Wrexham as a springboard to boost their league campaign.
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Adam Lewis

Fylde coach questions players after 64-0 defeat

Fylde coach Warren Spragg questioned the ability and desire of the players to get out of their worsening predicament after the devastating loss to league leaders Coventry.

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Danny Rowe scores Fylde's FA Cup winner

FA Cup report: AFC Fylde 1 Wrexham 0

Danny Rowe’s first-half strike was enough to seal an FA Cup victory over National League rivals Wrexham as Fylde won through to the first round proper for the fourth time in six seasons.
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New signings George Edmundson and Jamie Stott with AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor

Latics loan pair to make Coasters Cup bow?

AFC Fylde have bolstered their depleted defensive unit by signing Oldham Athletic duo Jamie Stott and George Edmundson on loan.

AFC Fylde
Dave Challinor

Fylde target double deal in FA Cup build-up

AFC Fylde were poised to seal a couple of loan deals in the run-up to tomorrow’s FA Cup-tie with Wrexham at Mill Farm

AFC Fylde
Squires Gate Under-14 v FC Rangers Blues

Fylde coast youth football review: Blackpool and District League, girls' matches, YMCA

Squires Gate Under-14s continued their unbeaten start to the Blackpool and District Youth League season with a 9-1 victory over nearest rivals FC Rangers Blues at School Road.

Football
Dave Challinor

FA Cup a timely tonic for AFC Fylde boss

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor believes the FA Cup has come at a good time for his side.

AFC Fylde
Rhiannon Lovelace, from St Annes, is travelling to North Carolina to compete against the world's best strongmen competitors.

Strongman mission for power pair competing in the States

The power of love and the gym is propelling a couple across the Atlantic to compete in the world’s pinnacle Strongman competition.
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Sir Bobby Charlton, one of football's great champions

Few have left a greater mark on football than mesmerising midfielder and all-round gentleman Sir Bobby Charlton, who turned 80 this week.
Sport
Lytham's Alex Beauchamp

Fylde coast hockey review: Blackpool, Lytham St Annes, Rossall, Garstang

Blackpool Men were beaten 7-2 in North West division one away to a City of Manchester team relegated last season.

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Action from BES Utilities (In yellow) v Layton Pub

Fylde coast amateur football review: Sunday Alliance, West Lancs, Anchorsholme

Blackpool Wren Rovers won the West Lancashire League derby with Garstang 1-0 as Bradley Gill scored the only goal five minutes before the break.

Football
Scott Cardle celebrates his points victory at Manchester Arena on Saturday

Scott wants a shot at British title

Lytham boxer Scott Cardle had a message for the newly-crowned British lightweight champion Lewis Ritson: “Do the right thing and give me a title shot.”

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Lewis Montrose faces a two-game ban 	Picture: Steve McLellan

Coasters have no defence for goals conceded

AFC Fylde boss Dave Challinor blamed poor defending for his side’s 2-1 defeat to Sutton United on Saturday.

AFC Fylde
Fyldes Tom Grimes saw a try ruled out in the second half

Match report: Ampthill & District 35 Fylde 12

Ampthill & District 35

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Simon Grand pulls a goal back but it was too little too late   Picture: Steve McLellan

Match report: Sutton United 2 AFC Fylde 1

Sutton United 2 AFC Fylde 1

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Lewis Montrose

Plastic pitch holds no fears for AFC Fytde

AFC Fylde will be boosted by the return from suspension of Lewis Montrose and Andy Bond for the trip to Sutton United and a Vanarama National League clash on the artificial surface at Gander Green Lane

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Ben Rawcliffe tackles Kye Wylie

Fylde coast youth football match of the week: FC Rangers Under-18s v Kirkham U18

Kirkham recorded their first win in the Blackpool and District Youth League’s Under-18 competition in impressive style at Boundary Park.

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