AFC Darwen

AFC Darwen
Kenny Langford
WEC Group Anchor Ground

Current Position: 13th

P W D L F A Pts
32 14 4 14 65 74 35

Current Form: 4th

6 3 2 1 16 12

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
14/03/20AFC Blackpool (A)W 4-2
07/03/20Chadderton (H)W 4-3
29/02/20Shelley (H)L 0-2
20/02/20Ashton Town (H)D 2-2
15/02/20Holker Old Boys (H)W 3-0
08/02/20Daisy Hill (H)D 3-3

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

AFC Darwen clarify managerial situation
The NWCFL First Division North side have announced that Kenny Langford will be taking charge of the First team for the time being
Second managerial casualty of the day as another NWCFL boss leaves
AFC Darwen are now searching for a new manager after Luke Evans leaves the club
Evans hoping to make Anchor Road a fortress
With a new state of the art 3G pitch near completion AFC Darwen boss is hoping they can make their ground a difficult place to come
Success for AFC Darwen in Buildbase Transfer Deal

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 03/08/19Holker Old BoysA15:00W 6-1 Jack Iley (42)
Aaron Fleming (55)
Luke Holden (57)
Corey Harrison (62)
Jack Iley (66)
Aaron Fleming (73)
Wed 07/08/19Bacup BoroughA20:00W 2-1 Aaron Fleming (54)
Jack Key (56)
Sat 10/08/19Atherton LRA15:00D 2-2 Leon Creech (51)
Jack Iley (74)
Tue 20/08/19ShelleyA20:00L 1-4 Alex Heredia-Kaye (15)
Sat 24/08/19SteetonA15:00W 2-1 Alex Heredia-Kaye (3)
Samuel Holt (36)
Mon 26/08/19Daisy HillA15:00L 1-4 Corey Harrison (87)
Sat 31/08/19Ashton AthleticA15:00L 2-3 Aaron Fleming (20)
Corey Harrison (71)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Wed 11/09/19Lower BreckH19:45L 0-4
Sat 21/09/19Golcar UnitedA15:00L 1-3 Aaron Fleming (32)
Wed 25/09/19GarstangH19:45W 4-1 Corey Harrison (12)
Corey Harrison (27)
Leon Creech (34)
Corey Harrison (70)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 28/09/19NelsonH15:00D 1-1 Sam Knowles (49)
Wed 02/10/19Emley AFCH19:45L 2-3 Leon Creech (21)
Corey Harrison (42)
Sat 05/10/19St Helens TownA15:00L 3-8 Jack Prince (34)
Jamie Gibson (55)
Kiel Lonsdale (62)
  (The Cup 2)
Sat 12/10/19AFC LiverpoolA15:00L 0-8
Sat 19/10/19Congleton TownA15:00W 3-2 Ryan Steele (22)
Ryan Steele (45+3)
Own Goal (56)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 26/10/19GarstangA15:00Postp
Wed 30/10/19PilkingtonH19:45L 1-5 Leon Creech (90)
Sat 02/11/19Cleator Moor CelticH15:00L 0-3
Tue 05/11/19RadcliffeA19:45L 0-1
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Fri 08/11/19Prestwich HeysA19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Wed 13/11/19Prestwich HeysN19:45L 1-2 Jamie Gibson (7)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 16/11/19St Helens TownA15:00L 2-3 Luke Steele (9)
Nyle Ellis (33)
Sat 23/11/19GarstangA15:00W 5-2 Jamie Edwards (17)
Ryan Steele (30p)
Leon Creech (47)
Nyle Ellis (62)
Nyle Ellis (90+2)
Wed 27/11/19AFC BlackpoolH19:45W 2-1 Ryan Steele (58p)
David Hamilton (84)
Sat 30/11/19Atherton LRH15:00W 4-1 Leon Creech (28)
Jamie Edwards (69)
Nathaniel Bond (86)
Leon Creech (90+1)
Wed 11/12/19Emley AFCA19:45L 1-3 Livesey Mason (17)
Sat 14/12/19Bacup BoroughH15:00W 3-1 Own Goal (29)
Nyle Ellis (50)
Leon Creech (81)
Sat 21/12/19Cleator Moor CelticA15:00W 3-1 Leon Creech (40)
Nyle Ellis (77)
Sam Knowles (88)
Thu 26/12/19Ashton TownA15:00Postp
Sat 28/12/19Prestwich HeysH15:00W 2-1 Leon Creech (59p)
Leon Creech (68)
Sat 04/01/20AFC LiverpoolH15:00W 1-0 Daniel Ashburner (66)
Sat 11/01/20ChaddertonA15:00L 3-4 Nyle Ellis (36)
Jamie Gibson (51)
Leon Creech (69)
Sat 18/01/20Prestwich HeysA15:00L 1-2 Jamie Edwards (8)
Sat 25/01/20GarstangH15:00W 3-2 Nyle Ellis (7)
Leon Creech (13)
Daniel Ashburner (23)
Sat 01/02/20Lower BreckA15:00L 0-1
Sat 08/02/20Daisy HillH15:00D 3-3 Niall Ellis (14p)
Niall Ellis (32)
Niall Ellis (33)
Sat 15/02/20Holker Old BoysH15:00W 3-0 Jamie Edwards (18)
Sam Knowles (21)
Ryan Steele (85p)
Thu 20/02/20Ashton TownH19:45D 2-2 Ryan Steele (58p)
Andy Duffy (72)
Sat 29/02/20ShelleyH15:00L 0-2
Sat 07/03/20ChaddertonH15:00W 4-3 Sidi Sonogo Fofana (1)
Own Goal (25)
Jamie Edwards (40)
Livesey Mason (90)
Sat 14/03/20AFC BlackpoolA15:00W 4-2 Sam Knowles (20)
Jamie Edwards (40)
Leon Creech (69)
Leon Creech (85)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
03/08/19Holker OB (A) W 6-1
07/08/19Bacup Borough (A) W 2-1
10/08/19Atherton LR (A) D 2-2
20/08/19Shelley (A) L 1-4
24/08/19Steeton (A) W 2-1
26/08/19Daisy Hill (A) L 1-4
31/08/19Ashton Athletic (A) L 2-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
11/09/19Lower Breck (H) L 0-4
21/09/19Golcar United (A) L 1-3
25/09/19Garstang (H) W 4-1
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
28/09/19Nelson (H) D 1-1
02/10/19Emley AFC (H) L 2-3
05/10/19St Helens Town (A) L 3-8
(The Cup 2)
12/10/19AFC Liverpool (A) L 0-8
19/10/19Congleton Town (A) W 3-2
(The Macron Cup 1)
26/10/19Garstang (A) Postp
30/10/19Pilkington (H) L 1-5
02/11/19Cleator Moor (H) L 0-3
05/11/19Radcliffe (A) L 0-1
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
08/11/19Prestwich Heys (A) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
13/11/19Prestwich Heys (A) L 1-2
(The Macron Cup 2)
16/11/19St Helens Town (A) L 2-3
23/11/19Garstang (A) W 5-2
27/11/19AFC Blackpool (H) W 2-1
30/11/19Atherton LR (H) W 4-1
11/12/19Emley AFC (A) L 1-3
14/12/19Bacup Borough (H) W 3-1
21/12/19Cleator Moor (A) W 3-1
26/12/19Ashton Town (A) Postp
28/12/19Prestwich Heys (H) W 2-1
04/01/20AFC Liverpool (H) W 1-0
11/01/20Chadderton (A) L 3-4
18/01/20Prestwich Heys (A) L 1-2
25/01/20Garstang (H) W 3-2
01/02/20Lower Breck (A) L 0-1
08/02/20Daisy Hill (H) D 3-3
15/02/20Holker OB (H) W 3-0
20/02/20Ashton Town (H) D 2-2
29/02/20Shelley (H) L 0-2
07/03/20Chadderton (H) W 4-3
14/03/20AFC Blackpool (A) W 4-2

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom

Matchday Information

Ground: WEC Group Anchor Ground

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 0BB

Telephone: 01254 776193

Midweek Night: Wednesday

2019/20 Admission Prices: £6 Adults, £3 Concessions, £2 Children but FREE if accompanied by Adult

Programme Price: £1.50

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.

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Nearest Railway: Darwen

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: BLACKBURN Town Centre to BOLTON Bus Route via Ewood ask for Anchor stop, Darwen

Parking Facilities: Crown Paints Car Park is a large car park which is adjacent to the ground

Ground Facilities: Male and Female Officials Changing rooms, Home and Away Team Changing rooms, Club House, Café area, Stand, Office, Football Pitch, Turnstiles

Additional Visitor Information:

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 Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Light Grey Shirt, Light Grey Shorts, Black Socks

Alternative Colours: Navy Blue Shirts, Navy Blue Shorts, Navy Blue Socks

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

Secretary: Elaine Littler

Chairman: Sarah Hindle

Manager: Kenny Langford

Programme Editor: Steve Hart

Committee / Directors: Sarah Hindle, Kenny Langford, Elaine Littler, Mike Vizzard, David Ainsworth, David Littler, Stan Clucas, Vince Sherry, Leigh Ashworth, Gary McGurk, Catheryn McGurk, Simon Littler, Joanne Cooney, Neil Sears.

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.

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