AFC Blackpool

FORMED
1947
MANAGER
Martin Baird
GROUND
Mechanics Ground
TWITTER
@AFCBlackpool

Current Position: 4th

P W D L F A Pts
4 2 1 1 7 5 7

Current Form: 4th

P W D L F A
4 2 1 1 7 5

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
17/08/19AFC Liverpool (H)W 2-0
13/08/19Nelson (A)W 2-1
06/08/19Cleator Moor Celtic (H)D 2-2
03/08/19Steeton (H)L 1-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
20/08/19Holker Old Boys (H)19:45
24/08/19St Helens Town (A)15:00
26/08/19Atherton LR (A)15:00
31/08/19Redcar Athletic (H)15:00
07/09/19Holker Old Boys (A)15:00
10/09/19Prestwich Heys (H)19:45

Latest News:

Local community step in for AFC Blackpool
Vandalism had left the ground in no state to host football, just weeks before the season was due to begin.
Baird project building at The Mechanics
AFC Blackpool boss wants his side to take care of the old cliches
Martin adapting well to management
New AFC Blackpool manager Martin Baird is adjusting well to life in the dug out, after taking over the managerial reins a few weeks ago.
Christmas Day party at AFC Blackpool
The club house at AFC Blackpol will be alive with the sound of party celebrations on Christmas Day, when the club hosts a Christmas dinner for local senior citizens.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 03/08/19Steeton H15:00L 1-2 Joe Robinson (35)
Tue 06/08/19Cleator Moor Celtic H19:45D 2-2 Ben Duffield (50p)
Mark Buchan (60)
Sat 10/08/19NelsonA15:00Postp
Tue 13/08/19Nelson A19:45W 2-1 Daniel Pickering (4)
Benedict Fishwick (23)
Sat 17/08/19AFC Liverpool H15:00W 2-0 Own Goal (15)
Billy McKenna (53)
Tue 20/08/19Holker Old BoysH19:45 
Sat 24/08/19St Helens TownA15:00 
Mon 26/08/19Atherton LRA15:00 
Sat 31/08/19Redcar AthleticH15:00 
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 07/09/19Holker Old BoysA15:00 
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Tue 10/09/19Prestwich HeysH19:45 
Sat 14/09/19ChaddertonH15:00 
Sat 21/09/19PilkingtonA15:00 
Sat 28/09/19Lower BreckH15:00 
Sat 12/10/19Golcar UnitedA15:00 
Sat 19/10/19Daisy HillA15:00 
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 26/10/19Emley AFCA15:00 
Sat 02/11/19Bacup BoroughH15:00 
Sat 09/11/19AFC DarwenA15:00 
Sat 16/11/19Atherton LRH15:00 
Sat 23/11/19ShelleyH15:00 
Sat 30/11/19Holker Old BoysA15:00 
Sat 07/12/19St Helens TownH15:00 
Sat 14/12/19ChaddertonA15:00 
Sat 21/12/19Ashton TownH15:00 
Thu 26/12/19GarstangA15:00 
Sat 28/12/19NelsonH15:00 
Sat 04/01/20Daisy HillA15:00 
Sat 11/01/20Lower BreckA15:00 
Sat 25/01/20Emley AFCH15:00 
Sat 01/02/20AFC LiverpoolA15:00 
Sat 08/02/20PilkingtonH15:00 
Sat 15/02/20Golcar UnitedH15:00 
Sat 29/02/20SteetonA15:00 
Sat 07/03/20Ashton TownA15:00 
Sat 14/03/20AFC DarwenH15:00 
Sat 21/03/20ShelleyA15:00 
Sat 04/04/20Daisy HillH15:00 
Sat 11/04/20Cleator Moor CelticA15:00 
Mon 13/04/20GarstangH15:00 
Sat 18/04/20Prestwich HeysA15:00 
Sat 25/04/20Bacup BoroughA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
03/08/19Steeton (H) L 1-2
06/08/19Cleator Moor (H) D 2-2
10/08/19Nelson (A) Postp
13/08/19Nelson (A) W 2-1
17/08/19AFC Liverpool (H) W 2-0
20/08/19Holker OB (H) 19:45
24/08/19St Helens Town (A) 15:00
26/08/19Atherton LR (A) 15:00
31/08/19Redcar Athletic (H) 15:00
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
07/09/19Holker OB (A) 15:00
(The First Division Cup 1)
10/09/19Prestwich Heys (H) 19:45
14/09/19Chadderton (H) 15:00
21/09/19Pilkington (A) 15:00
28/09/19Lower Breck (H) 15:00
12/10/19Golcar United (A) 15:00
19/10/19Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
(The Macron Cup 1)
26/10/19Emley AFC (A) 15:00
02/11/19Bacup Borough (H) 15:00
09/11/19AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
16/11/19Atherton LR (H) 15:00
23/11/19Shelley (H) 15:00
30/11/19Holker OB (A) 15:00
07/12/19St Helens Town (H) 15:00
14/12/19Chadderton (A) 15:00
21/12/19Ashton Town (H) 15:00
26/12/19Garstang (A) 15:00
28/12/19Nelson (H) 15:00
04/01/20Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
11/01/20Lower Breck (A) 15:00
25/01/20Emley AFC (H) 15:00
01/02/20AFC Liverpool (A) 15:00
08/02/20Pilkington (H) 15:00
15/02/20Golcar United (H) 15:00
29/02/20Steeton (A) 15:00
07/03/20Ashton Town (A) 15:00
14/03/20AFC Darwen (H) 15:00
21/03/20Shelley (A) 15:00
04/04/20Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
11/04/20Cleator Moor (A) 15:00
13/04/20Garstang (H) 15:00
18/04/20Prestwich Heys (A) 15:00
25/04/20Bacup Borough (A) 15:00

Matchday Information

Ground: Mechanics Ground

Address: Jepson Way, Common Edge Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2019/20 Admission Prices:

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Directions: M6 to M55, exit at junction 4. At roundabout turn left along A583 to traffic lights, turn right into Whitehill Road, to traffic lights (2 miles). Go straight across the main road into Jepson Way, ground at top

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Nearest Railway: Squires Gate

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: Number 17 from Blackpool Town Centre

Parking Facilities: Parking facilities at the side of the ground

Ground Facilities: Bar and Catering facilities

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated


Ground: Mechanics Ground

Address: Jepson Way, Common Edge Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721


Website: http://www.afcblackpool.org.uk/

Twitter: @AFCBlackpool


Registered Colours: Tangerine Shirts, Tangerine Shorts, White Stockings

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

Alternative Colours: White and Royal Blue Shirts, Royal Blue Shorts, White Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Lime Green Shirt, Lime Green Shorts, Lime Green Socks


Secretary: Billy Singleton

Chairman: Henry David Baldwin

Manager: Martin Baird

Programme Editor: Antony Clegg

Committee / Directors: Billy Singleton, John Sanderson, Henry Baldwin, Valerie Singleton, Carole Webster, Kerry Rowe, Alan Lowe, Justin Singleton


County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1947

Record Attendance: 4,300 v FC United (18/02/06 at Bloomfield Road), 503 v Bootle (21/03/15 at The Mechanics)

Previous Leagues:

Fylde League
Blackpool & Fylde Combination
West Lancashire League
Lancashire Combination

Honours:

NWCFL Division 1 Champions 2010/11
NWCFL Division 3 Champions 1985/86
Lancashire County FA Shield Winners 1957/58, 1960/61
West Lancashire League Champions 1960/61, 1961/62
Lancashire Combination Bridge Shield Winners 1972/73

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