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AFC Fylde break transfer record to capture Croasdale

AFC Fylde have broken their transfer record in signing England C skipper Ryan Croasdale from Kidderminster Harriers.

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Neels Bergh

Fylde coast cricket preview: Bergh feasts on second helpings at Fleetwood

He’s the top run-scorer in the division, and for Fleetwood Cricket Club hotshot Neels Bergh the secret is a second term in the Northern Premier League and the recruitment of coach Liam Castellas.

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A St Annes wicket

Fylde Under-11s maintain fine form against St Annes

Fylde Cricket Club made it five wins out of five in the Under-11 Palace Shield following their  33-run home win over St Annes.
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Manager Dave Challinor (right) signs his new contract with AFC Fylde owner David Haythornthwaite    Picture: AFC Fylde

Dave Challinor extends contract as AFC Fylde manager

Dave Challinor has signed a two-year contract extension as AFC Fyde manager, keeping him at Mill Farm until June 2021.
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Chalana-de-Silva

Defeat for Earby and Barnoldswick

Barnoldswick and Earby both slipped to defeat in a rain-affected Ribblesdale League programme on Saturday.

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Carr Hill v St Bede's

Lytham St Annes school's rounders glory at the double at Rossall

Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College won both tournaments as Rossall School staged a rounders extravaganza last week.

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Captains and winners at Fairhaven charity day

Fylde coast golf round-up: New Lancashire Senior champion crowned at Blackpool North Shore

Tony Flanagan capped his return from major surgery by being crowned Lancashire Seniors county golf champion for the first time at Blackpool North Shore.

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Harry Kane won it for England with an injury-time header

WATCH: Best celebrations of England's World Cup win

England left it late last night to claim a dramatic 2-1 win against Tunisia in their opening World Cup group game.

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Steven Croft had his best day yet for Lytham CC

Fylde coast cricket review: Fleetwood win T20 group, Lytham topple leaders, Palace Shield update

Fleetwood won through to the semi-finals of the Readers T20, pipping Blackpool on net run rate after both clubs won at St Annes on the deciding day of the Fylde coast group.

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Andy Bond has signed a new deal with AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde midfielder signs on at Mill Farm

AFC Fylde midfielder Andy Bond has signed a new deal with the club.

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Valeri Belokon

Waiting game for ex-Pool director Belokon in court battle with former wife

The former director of Blackpool FC is waiting to see whether he has won a High Court battle over money with his former wife who is fighting for millions of pounds.

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Ben Saunders

Captain Saunders set for Lytham charge: Fylde coast cricket preview

Lytham CC captain Ben Saunders hopes Saturday’s home game against league leaders Northern can be the start of a push to the top four.

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Dave Challinor

AFC Fylde pre-season schedule pleases boss Dave Challinor

Manager Dave Challinor is relishing AFC Fylde’s opening pre-season fixture at home to Preston on Saturday, July 14.

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World champion Andrew Rigby

St Annes powerhouse lifts world bench press crown

A St Annes powerlifter has lifted the world title for the second time in Finland, breaking his own record in the process.

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Bradley's Bar, Wesham

Lancashire recommends...The best sports bars in Lancashire

Lancashire's pubs will be full with lively fans watching the World Cup over the next few weeks.

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Dave Challinor

Challinor: So tough to compete for transfer targets at AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor admits money talks as his preparations continue for the club’s second National League season.

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Steven Croft

Fylde coast cricket: Lancashire's Croft helps Lytham to vital victory; Palace Shield round-up

Lytham eased to a much-needed nine-wicket win at bottom club New Brighton which lifted them four places up the Liverpool Competition table.

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The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
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Dave Challinor

Challinor's challenge in increase AFC Fylde fanbase

AFC Fylde boss Dave Challinor insists home support will once again be key as the Coasters prepare for the new National League season.

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