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Pope outperforming his rivals in Premier League

Nick Pope is statistically one of the best-performing goalkeepers in the Premier League.

Andy Mangan

Mangan poised for AFC Fylde debut

Striker Andy Mangan is in line for a swift debut in AFC Fylde colours against struggling Torquay United at Mill Farm tomorrow.

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Lytham Tae Kwon-do medallists at the British Championships: Tim Hall, Ruby Russell and Sofia Urwin

Lytham Tae Kwon-do girls are best of British

A team of 11 from Lytham Tae Kwon-Do competed alongside 1,500 other martial artists in the TAGB British Tae Kwon-Do Championships at the Birmingham Indoor Arena and two of them returned with two goal medals each.

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Chris Walker on the ball for Baines

A big hand for Garstang at Carr Hill

The sport of handball takes centre stage for Wyre and Fylde secondary schools over this half-term with a series of competitions at Carr Hill High School and Cardinal Allen.

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Poulton man of the match Aaron Pope on the attack

Blackpool Youth League match of the week: Lytham Junior Blues Under-14 1 Poulton FC 7

Poulton U14 made the most of being able to field a full side with a complete performance at Ballam Road.

Foxhall Under-14s v South Shore

Fylde coast youth football round-up: Blackpool and District League, BFC girls and YMCA

Kirkham Reds had another convincing win in the Blackpool and District Youth League Under-13s division, beating Warton Typhoons 8-0. Liam Geraghty scored five, Daniel Parker two and Theo Cunliffe the other. Daniel Rawcliffe and Benny Dodd shared the man of the match award

Dave Challinor

Fylde boss so pleased with his bounce-back boys

Manager Dave Challinor welcomed AFC Fylde’s return to winning ways ahead of the coming week's National League double-header against Torquay and Guiseley.
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Isaac Towers

Blackpool race hero Isaac's elite funding for Paralympic dream

Teenager Isaac Towers has been named among the track and field elite to receive funding from British Athletics as part of the sport’s world programme.

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Matt Blinkhorn scores his second

Match report: Bolton 1 AFC Fylde 3

A Matt Blinkhorn double ensured that Fylde won their first Lancashire Senior Cup tie at the expense of a youthful Bolton Wanderers side.

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I won't buy Blackpool FC vows AFC Fylde owner Haythornthwaite

Multi-millionaire AFC Fylde owner David Haythornwaite says he has “no interest whatsoever” in buying Blackpool Football Club.
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Station Lytham v AFC Jewsons Blackpool

Fylde coast amateur football review: Sunday Alliance and West Lancs League

In the last 16 of the Gledhill Cup there were some big games and none bigger than Broomheads Estate Agency against The Saddle with the latter coming out on top after extra time.

Tom Carleton on the attack for Fylde

Desire in defence pleases Fylde coach

Fylde RFC head coach Warren Spragg commended his side’s resilience even though they suffered the frustration of another defeat at the hands of Blackheath.
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Danny Rowe equalises for Fylde at Aldershot

Match report: Aldershot 2 AFC Fylde 1

Will Evans' late goal sealed the points and ended Fylde four-match winning streak in a bad-tempered National League contest which saw both sides reduced to 10 men.
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Kirkham captain Ben Russell tries to break clear of Brandon Smith

Blackpool Youth League match of the week: FC Rangers Blues Under-14 v Kirkham Blues

FC Rangers’ Under-14s registered their third win in four Blackpool and District Youth League games in this battle of the Blues – and the result was never in doubt after their blistering start against Kirkham Blues.

Polish Junior Reds v South Shore Youth Panthers

Fylde coast youth football round-up: Blackpool and District, YMCA and girls' reports

A bigger Blackpool and District Youth League programme following the half-term break included some excellent under-7 football.

TV cameras will be at Mill Farm on December 1

BBC to televise AFC Fylde v Wigan FA Cup clash

AFC Fylde's FA Cup tie at home to Wigan Athletic has been chosen for live TV broadcast.
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Brad Sim caught this spurdog

A fishing first for the Fylde coast?

The picture above is a certainly a rarity and may even be unique in Fylde coast angling history.

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Lytham Ladies' Heidi Williams

Fylde coast hockey review: Blackpool, Lytham, Garstang

Blackpool Hockey Club face an uphill battle to avoid relegation after losing 7-3 at home to fellow North West division one strugglers Bebbington.

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Luke Burke

Burke: AFC Fylde's real chance of a cup shock

AFC Fylde full-back Luke Burke admits he had mixed emotions following the FA Cup draw.
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Highlands v King Edward

Fylde coast amateur football review: Blackpool Sunday Alliance and West Lancs

In the Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Football Alliance Premier Division FC Shovels remain five points clear.

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