Coasters surge nine points clear

Title boost for AFC Fylde
Title boost for AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde moved closer to the Vanarama National League North title and promotion with an emphatic 4-1 win over Darlington at Mill Farm

The leaders clinched victory thanks to a brace by Danny Rowe and one apiece for Dan Bradley and Sam Finley in front of a crowd of 2,365 spectators.

Events elsewhere gave Fylde a further boost.

Nearest rivals Kidderminster Harriers lost 2-1 at home to Halifax.

Fylde now enjoy a lead of nine points.