AFC Blackpool

AFC Blackpool
Martin Baird
Mechanics Ground

Current Position: 10th

P W D L F A Pts
29 13 2 14 58 60 41

Current Form: 16th

6 2 0 4 11 15

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
14/03/20AFC Darwen (H)L 2-4
07/03/20Ashton Town (A)L 0-2
14/02/20Golcar United (N)W 3-1
08/02/20Pilkington (H)W 4-1
01/02/20AFC Liverpool (A)L 2-4
25/01/20Emley AFC (H)L 0-3

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
04/04/20Daisy Hill (H)15:00
11/04/20Cleator Moor Celtic (A)15:00
13/04/20Garstang (H)15:00
18/04/20Prestwich Heys (A)15:00
25/04/20Bacup Borough (A)15:00

Latest News:

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
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.

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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 Boys H19:45D 1-1 Daniel Morris (17)
Sat 24/08/19St Helens Town A15:00L 2-4 Jamie Thomas (15p)
Mark Buchan (54)
Mon 26/08/19Atherton LR A15:00L 0-1
Sat 31/08/19Redcar Athletic H15:00W 2-1 Francis Donaghy (24)
Mark Buchan (80)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 07/09/19Holker Old Boys A15:00W 3-0 Billy McKenna (28)
Benjamin Duffield (79)
Daniel Pickering (90)
  (The Cup 1)
Tue 10/09/19Prestwich Heys H19:45W 4-1 Robbie Bromley (1)
Conah Bishop (50)
Kayode Leyland (60)
Joe Robinson (72)
Sat 14/09/19Longridge Town A15:00L 1-3 Kayode Leyland (22)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 21/09/19Pilkington A15:00W 2-1 Mark Buchan (49)
Joe Robinson (80)
Tue 24/09/19Chadderton H19:45L 1-3 Daniel Morris (70)
Sat 28/09/19Lower BreckH15:00Postp
Sat 05/10/19Emley AFC A15:00L 0-4
  (The Cup 2)
Sat 12/10/19Golcar UnitedA15:00Postp
Sat 19/10/19Daisy Hill A15:00W 6-3 Bejamin Duffield (10)
Joe Robinson (50)
Joe Robinson (52)
Jamie Thomas (58)
Billy McKenna (63)
Bejamin Duffield (90)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 26/10/19Emley AFC A15:00L 1-4 Benjamin Duffield (57)
Tue 29/10/19Lower Breck H19:45W 2-1 Ryan Vaughan (8)
Jamie Milligan (55)
Sat 02/11/19Bacup Borough H15:00W 3-2 Joe Robinson (35)
Jamie Milligan (60)
Ryan Vaughan (65)
Sat 09/11/19St Helens Town A15:00W 1-0 Ryan Charnley (13)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 16/11/19Atherton LR H15:00L 2-3 Benjamin Duffield (76)
Robbie Bromley (90)
Sat 23/11/19Shelley H15:00W 3-1 Lewis Simmons (40)
Ryan Vaughan (60)
Billy McKenna (75)
Wed 27/11/19AFC Darwen A19:45L 1-2 Mark Buchan (83)
Sat 30/11/19Holker Old Boys A15:00W 6-2 Benedict Fishwick (17)
Billy McKenna (24)
Benedict Fishwick (36)
Benedict Fishwick (73)
Ryan McLean (81)
Benedict Fishwick (83)
Sat 07/12/19Ellesmere Rangers H15:00L 1-2 Benjamin Duffield (85)
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Sat 14/12/19Chadderton A15:00W 3-2 Benjamin Duffield (29)
Benjamin Duffield (51)
Jamie Thomas (65)
Sat 21/12/19Ashton Town H15:00W 2-0 Jamie Thomas (1)
Carnan Dawson (88)
Thu 26/12/19GarstangA15:00Postp
Sat 28/12/19Nelson H15:00L 1-5 Daniel Pickering (40)
Sat 04/01/20Daisy Hill A15:00W 2-1 Benjamin Fishwick (30)
Gregory McCarrager (31)
Sat 11/01/20Lower Breck A15:00L 3-4 Lewis Simmons
Billy McKenna (43)
Conah Bishop (87)
Tue 14/01/20St Helens TownH19:45Postp
Sat 18/01/20Golcar United H15:00L 1-2 Billy McKenna (70)
Sat 25/01/20Emley AFC H15:00L 0-3
Sat 01/02/20AFC Liverpool A15:00L 2-4 Jamie Thomas (27)
Billy McKenna (56)
Sat 08/02/20Pilkington H15:00W 4-1 Jamie Thomas (20)
Benjamin Roberts (23)
Billy McKenna (43)
Lewis Simmons (45)
Fri 14/02/20Golcar United N20:00W 3-1 Billy McKenna (8)
Jamie Thomas (28)
Benedict Fishwick (43)
Tue 18/02/20St Helens TownH19:45Postp
Sat 22/02/20GarstangA15:00Postp
Sat 29/02/20SteetonA15:00Postp
Sat 07/03/20Ashton Town A15:00L 0-2
Sat 14/03/20AFC Darwen H15:00L 2-4 Joseph Robinson (30)
Mark Buchan (57)
Wed 18/03/20SteetonA20:00Postp
Sat 21/03/20ShelleyA15:00 
Wed 25/03/20GarstangA19:45 
Sat 28/03/20St Helens TownH15:00 
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) D 1-1
24/08/19St Helens Town (A) L 2-4
26/08/19Atherton LR (A) L 0-1
31/08/19Redcar Athletic (H) W 2-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
07/09/19Holker OB (A) W 3-0
(The Cup 1)
10/09/19Prestwich Heys (H) W 4-1
14/09/19Longridge Town (A) L 1-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
21/09/19Pilkington (A) W 2-1
24/09/19Chadderton (H) L 1-3
28/09/19Lower Breck (H) Postp
05/10/19Emley AFC (A) L 0-4
(The Cup 2)
12/10/19Golcar United (A) Postp
19/10/19Daisy Hill (A) W 6-3
(The Macron Cup 1)
26/10/19Emley AFC (A) L 1-4
29/10/19Lower Breck (H) W 2-1
02/11/19Bacup Borough (H) W 3-2
09/11/19St Helens Town (A) W 1-0
(The Macron Cup 2)
16/11/19Atherton LR (H) L 2-3
23/11/19Shelley (H) W 3-1
27/11/19AFC Darwen (A) L 1-2
30/11/19Holker OB (A) W 6-2
07/12/19Ellesmere Rngrs (H) L 1-2
(The Macron Cup 3)
14/12/19Chadderton (A) W 3-2
21/12/19Ashton Town (H) W 2-0
26/12/19Garstang (A) Postp
28/12/19Nelson (H) L 1-5
04/01/20Daisy Hill (A) W 2-1
11/01/20Lower Breck (A) L 3-4
14/01/20St Helens Town (H) Postp
18/01/20Golcar United (H) L 1-2
25/01/20Emley AFC (H) L 0-3
01/02/20AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-4
08/02/20Pilkington (H) W 4-1
14/02/20Golcar United (A) W 3-1
18/02/20St Helens Town (H) Postp
22/02/20Garstang (A) Postp
29/02/20Steeton (A) Postp
07/03/20Ashton Town (A) L 0-2
14/03/20AFC Darwen (H) L 2-4
18/03/20Steeton (A) Postp
21/03/20Shelley (A) 15:00
25/03/20Garstang (A) 19:45
28/03/20St Helens Town (H) 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:

Programme Price:

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


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: Billy Singleton

Chairman: Tommy 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


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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