AFC Darwen
Reformed 2009
Nick Lloyd
WEC Group Anchor Ground

Current Position: 20th

P W D L F A Pts
5 0 2 3 7 17 2

Current Form: 22nd

6 0 2 4 8 19

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
29/08/15West Didsbury & Chorlton (H)D 2-2
25/08/15Barnoldswick Town (A)L 5-1
22/08/15AFC Liverpool (H)D 3-3
18/08/15Colne (A)L 6-1
15/08/15Washington (H)L 1-2
12/08/15Silsden (H)D 2-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
02/09/15Maine Road (H)19:45
05/09/15Bootle (A)15:00
08/09/15AFC Blackpool (A)19:45
12/09/151874 Northwich (H)15:00
16/09/15Squires Gate (H)19:45
19/09/15Abbey Hey (A)15:00

Latest News:

AFC Darwen Matchday Competition
AFC Darwen are launching a new Matchday Competition for the 2015-16 season.
New Manager At AFC Darwen
AFC Darwen have appointed former Blackburn Rovers and Burnley winger Peter Devine as their new manager.
Vacancy At AFC Darwen
AFC Darwen are advertising a vacancy within their management team.
Post Match Reaction From AFC Darwen
Reaction from the AFC Darwen camp after their play off final win.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 08/08/15Ashton AthleticA 15:00L 0-1
Wed 12/08/15SilsdenH 19:45D 2-2 Paul Coote (30p)
Kiel Lonsdale (47)
Sat 15/08/15WashingtonH 15:00L 1-2 Connor Gaul (55)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Tue 18/08/15ColneA 19:45L 1-6 Luke McKenna (6p)
Sat 22/08/15AFC LiverpoolH 15:00D 3-3 Conor Gaul (32)
Paul Coote (35)
Kiel Lonsdale (84)
Tue 25/08/15Barnoldswick TownA 19:45L 1-5 Conor Gaul (55)
Sat 29/08/15West Didsbury & ChorltonH 15:00D 2-2 Paul Coote (56p)
Karl Turner (69)
Wed 02/09/15Maine RoadH 19:45 
Sat 05/09/15BootleA 15:00 
Tue 08/09/15AFC BlackpoolA 19:45 
Sat 12/09/151874 NorthwichH 15:00 
Wed 16/09/15Squires GateH 19:45 
Sat 19/09/15Abbey HeyA 15:00 
Sat 26/09/15Congleton TownA 15:00 
Tue 06/10/15SilsdenA 19:45 
Sat 10/10/15Runcorn TownH 15:00 
Wed 14/10/15ColneH 19:45 
Sat 17/10/15Maine RoadA 15:00 
Wed 21/10/15Barnoldswick TownH 19:45 
Sat 24/10/15AFC BlackpoolH 15:00 
  (The Men United Cup 2)
Tue 03/11/15Squires GateA 19:45 
Sat 07/11/15Alsager TownA 15:00 
Sat 14/11/15Atherton CollieriesH 15:00 
Wed 18/11/15AFC LiverpoolA 19:45 
Sat 21/11/15Abbey HeyH 15:00 
Sat 05/12/15Ashton AthleticH 15:00 
Sat 12/12/151874 NorthwichA 15:00 
Sat 19/12/15AFC BlackpoolH 15:00 
Sat 26/12/15PadihamA 15:00 
Sat 02/01/16BootleH 15:00 
Sat 09/01/16Winsford UnitedA 15:00 
Sat 16/01/16NelsonA 15:00 
Sat 30/01/16Congleton TownH 15:00 
Sat 06/02/16Runcorn TownA 15:00 
Sat 13/02/16Runcorn LinnetsA 15:00 
Sat 20/02/16NelsonH 15:00 
Sat 05/03/16Atherton CollieriesA 15:00 
Sat 12/03/16Cammell Laird 1907A 15:00 
Sat 19/03/16Winsford UnitedH 15:00 
Mon 28/03/16PadihamH 15:00 
Sat 16/04/16Alsager TownH 15:00 
Sat 23/04/16West Didsbury & ChorltonA 15:00 
Sat 30/04/16Cammell Laird 1907H 15:00 
TBCRuncorn LinnetsH 15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
08/08/15Ashton Athletic (A) L 0-1
12/08/15Silsden (H) D 2-2
15/08/15Washington (H) L 1-2
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
18/08/15Colne (A) L 1-6
22/08/15AFC Liverpool (H) D 3-3
25/08/15Barnoldswick Tn (A) L 1-5
29/08/15West Did & Chor (H) D 2-2
02/09/15Maine Road (H) 19:45
05/09/15Bootle (A) 15:00
08/09/15AFC Blackpool (A) 19:45
12/09/151874 Northwich (H) 15:00
16/09/15Squires Gate (H) 19:45
19/09/15Abbey Hey (A) 15:00
26/09/15Congleton Town (A) 15:00
06/10/15Silsden (A) 19:45
10/10/15Runcorn Town (H) 15:00
14/10/15Colne (H) 19:45
17/10/15Maine Road (A) 15:00
21/10/15Barnoldswick Tn (H) 19:45
24/10/15AFC Blackpool (H) 15:00
(The Men United Cup 2)
03/11/15Squires Gate (A) 19:45
07/11/15Alsager Town (A) 15:00
14/11/15Atherton Colls (H) 15:00
18/11/15AFC Liverpool (A) 19:45
21/11/15Abbey Hey (H) 15:00
05/12/15Ashton Athletic (H) 15:00
12/12/151874 Northwich (A) 15:00
19/12/15AFC Blackpool (H) 15:00
26/12/15Padiham (A) 15:00
02/01/16Bootle (H) 15:00
09/01/16Winsford United (A) 15:00
16/01/16Nelson (A) 15:00
30/01/16Congleton Town (H) 15:00
06/02/16Runcorn Town (A) 15:00
13/02/16Runcorn Linnets (A) 15:00
20/02/16Nelson (H) 15:00
05/03/16Atherton Colls (A) 15:00
12/03/16Cammell Laird (A) 15:00
19/03/16Winsford United (H) 15:00
28/03/16Padiham (H) 15:00
16/04/16Alsager Town (H) 15:00
23/04/16West Did & Chor (A) 15:00
30/04/16Cammell Laird (H) 15:00
TBCRuncorn Linnets (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Jon Ashworth0000000
Kallum Banks0000000
Oliver Birchall0100010
Paul Coote5130023
Declan Cunliffe3200000
Adam Douglas2000000
Timothy Drugan0000000
Daniel Fradd (GK)1000000
Conor Gaul7030002
Luke Gornall0000000
Anthony Harkness4000000
Nicholas Hepple1200000
Anthony Hodges4000100
Joel Ilunga0000000
Dylan Jackson-Cooney0000000
Aaron Khan5000010
Jordan Khan0000000
John Leeming2000000
Kiel Lonsdale5120100
Anthony Lynch6000010
Dominic Mahoney3200000
Elliot Mason0000000
Jack McKay2100000
Luke McKenna6110000
Dominic Mulkerrin1000000
Scott Patterson0000000
Edward Pegler0300010
Paul Posteraro0000000
Daniel Taylor2200010
Oliver Telford0000000
Karl Turner5210000
Lee Turner0000000
Bailey Wallace0000000
James Whittingham (GK)0000000
Anthony Windle (GK)6000000
Robert Wong0000000
Kieran Wood6000020

Other Squad Members

Timothy Barnes Goalkeeper Coach
John Dawson Physio
Kevin Gallagher Coach
Sarah Hindle Secretary
Nicholas Lloyd Manager
Steve McKelvey Vice Chairman
Matthew Pilkington Coach
Wayne Wild Chairman

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Jon Ashworth00000
Kallum Banks00000
Timothy Barnes00000
Oliver Birchall00000
Paul Coote00000
Declan Cunliffe00000
John Dawson00000
Adam Douglas00000
Timothy Drugan00000
Daniel Fradd (GK)00000
Kevin Gallagher00000
Conor Gaul00000
Luke Gornall00000
Anthony Harkness00000
Nicholas Hepple00000
Sarah Hindle00000
Anthony Hodges00000
Joel Ilunga00000
Dylan Jackson-Cooney00000
Jordan Khan00000
Aaron Khan00000
John Leeming00000
Nicholas Lloyd00000
Kiel Lonsdale00000
Anthony Lynch00000
Dominic Mahoney00000
Elliot Mason00000
Jack McKay00000
Steve McKelvey00000
Luke McKenna00000
Dominic Mulkerrin00000
Scott Patterson00000
Edward Pegler00000
Matthew Pilkington00000
Paul Posteraro00000
Daniel Taylor00000
Oliver Telford00000
Lee Turner00000
Karl Turner00000
Bailey Wallace00000
James Whittingham (GK)00000
Wayne Wild00000
Anthony Windle (GK)00000
Robert Wong00000
Kieran Wood00000

Squad Details

Player Name Apps Goals
Jon Ashworth00
Kallum Banks00
Timothy Barnes00
Oliver Birchall00
Paul Coote00
Declan Cunliffe00
John Dawson00
Adam Douglas00
Timothy Drugan00
Daniel Fradd (GK)00
Kevin Gallagher00
Conor Gaul00
Luke Gornall00
Anthony Harkness00
Nicholas Hepple00
Sarah Hindle00
Anthony Hodges00
Joel Ilunga00
Dylan Jackson-Cooney00
Jordan Khan00
Aaron Khan00
John Leeming00
Nicholas Lloyd00
Kiel Lonsdale00
Anthony Lynch00
Dominic Mahoney00
Elliot Mason00
Jack McKay00
Steve McKelvey00
Luke McKenna00
Dominic Mulkerrin00
Scott Patterson00
Edward Pegler00
Matthew Pilkington00
Paul Posteraro00
Daniel Taylor00
Oliver Telford00
Lee Turner00
Karl Turner00
Bailey Wallace00
James Whittingham (GK)00
Wayne Wild00
Anthony Windle (GK)00
Robert Wong00
Kieran Wood00

Matchday Information

Ground: WEC Group Anchor Ground

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 0BB

Telephone: 01254 776193

Midweek Night: Wednesday

2015/16 Admission Prices: Adults £5, Senior Citizen £3, Children £1

Directions: M65 to junction 4. At traffic lights turn left onto A666 (signposted Darwen). After approx 1/2 mile turn left between Anchor Car sales and the Anchor Pub. Bear right and ground is on the left.

Please click here to obtain step by step directions from any UK postcode

Club Information

Legal Entity: AFC Darwen Limited C/N 05388225

Ground: WEC Group Anchor Ground

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 0BB

Telephone: 01254 776193


Twitter: @AFCDarwen1

Registered Colours: Red Shirts, Red Shorts, Red Stockings

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Stockings

Alternative Colours: Navy Blue & Yellow Shirts, Navy Blue & Yellow Shorts, Navy Blue & Yellow Stockings

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Stockings

Secretary: Sarah Hindle

Chairman: Wayne Wild

Manager: Nick Lloyd

Programme Editor: Steve Hart

Committee / Directors: Wayne Wild, Sarah Hindle, Emma Vizzard

County Affiliation: Lancashire

Year Formed: Reformed 2009

Record Attendance: 842 v Hanley Town (Play off Final 2015)

Previous Leagues:

West Lancashire Football League Football Alliance Football League Division 1 Lancashire Combination Cheshire League


Marsden Cup Winners 1880
East Lancs Cup 1884
Promotion to Division 1 Football League 1893
F.A. Cup Semi Finalists 1881
Lancashire League Champions 1902
Lancashire Combination Champions 1931, 1932,1973, 1975
Lancashire Combination Cup Winners 1930,1931, 1975
Lancashire Junior Cup Winners 1973
George Watson Trophy Winners 1973
LFA Youth Cup Winners 1975
NWCFL Challenge Cup Winners 1983
Lancashire Floodlight Trophy Winners 1990
NWCFL Reserve Division Cup 1993-94
Blackburn & Dist. Youth League Winners 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97
Blackburn & Dist. Youth League Cup Winners 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97
ATS Trophy Winners 1933
Runners-Up 1930, 1948,1999
North West Alliance Cup Winners 1996
NWCFL Reserve Division Runners-Up 2000
NWCFL Reserve Challenge Cup Winners 2013/14
The Reusch First Division Cup Winners 2014/15
First Division Play Off Final Winners 2014-15.