AFC Blackpool

Martin Baird
Mechanics Ground

Current Position: 13th

P W D L F A Pts
5 2 0 3 12 16 6

Current Form: 8th

6 3 0 3 14 14

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
28/12/20Garstang (H)L 1-3
19/12/20AFC Darwen (H)L 2-4
05/12/20Hallam (A)L 3-4
04/11/20Daisy Hill (H)W 3-1
28/10/20Cleator Moor Celtic (H)W 3-1
10/10/20Esh Winning (A)W 2-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Baird brings in Hurst at Blackpool
AFC Blackpool Manager Martin Baird has strengthened his backroom team with the arrival of Simon Hurst as Joint Assistant Manager
McCaragher jets off back to Sweden to continue professional career
Central midfielder Greg McCaragher's time with AFC Blackpool has come to an end as he flies back to Sweden
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

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 19/09/20Knaresborough Town H15:00W 1-0 John (42)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 03/10/20AFC Darwen A15:00L 3-7 Conah Bishop (40)
John Jo-Morris (45)
Adam Sumner (65)
Tue 06/10/20Bacup BoroughA20:00Postp
Sat 10/10/20Esh Winning A15:00W 2-1 Benjamin Duffield (30)
Benjamin Duffield (70)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Wed 14/10/20Lower BreckH19:45Postp
Sat 17/10/20Prestwich HeysA15:00Postp
Wed 21/10/20PilkingtonA19:45Postp
Sat 24/10/20NelsonH15:00Postp
Wed 28/10/20Cleator Moor Celtic H20:00W 3-1 Jamie Thomas (36)
Benjamin Duffield (67)
Jamie Thomas (72)
Sat 31/10/20HallamA15:00Postp
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Wed 04/11/20Daisy Hill H19:45W 3-1 Jamie Thomas (8)
Jamie Thomas (29)
Jamie Thomas (54)
Sat 05/12/20Hallam A15:00L 3-4 Connor Ikin (3)
Adam Sumner (17)
Jamie Thomas (63p)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Sat 19/12/20AFC Darwen H15:00L 2-4 Billy McKenna (43)
Jamie Thomas (50)
Mon 28/12/20Garstang H15:00L 1-3 Benjamin Duffield (23)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
19/09/20Knaresborough (H) W 1-0
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
03/10/20AFC Darwen (A) L 3-7
06/10/20Bacup Borough (A) Postp
10/10/20Esh Winning (A) W 2-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
14/10/20Lower Breck (H) Postp
17/10/20Prestwich Heys (A) Postp
21/10/20Pilkington (A) Postp
24/10/20Nelson (H) Postp
28/10/20Cleator Moor (H) W 3-1
31/10/20Hallam (A) Postp
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
04/11/20Daisy Hill (H) W 3-1
05/12/20Hallam (A) L 3-4
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
19/12/20AFC Darwen (H) L 2-4
28/12/20Garstang (H) L 1-3

Matchday Information

Ground: Mechanics Ground

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

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2020/21 Admission Prices: £6 Adults, £3 Concessions

Programme Price: £2.00

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

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

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, off Common Edge Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721


Twitter: @AFCBlackpool

Registered Colours: Tangerine Shirts, Tangerine Shorts, White Stockings

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Green shorts, Green Socks

Alternative Colours: White Shirts, White Shorts, Orange Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

Secretary: Alan Lowe

Chairman: Henry Baldwin

Manager: Martin Baird

Programme Editor: Antony Clegg

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

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


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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