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AFC Blackpool 1 Bacup Borough 2: Report and reaction

Blackpool suffered back-to-back home defeats in the Hallmark Security League first division, letting a half-time lead slip against Bacup at the Mechanics Ground.

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AFC Blackpool 1 Silsden 3: Report and reaction

Blackpool couldn’t build on the opening day’s 3-1 win at Oswestry Town, going down by the same scoreline to the West Yorkshire side in an entertaining game at the Mechanics Ground.

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Dave Worthington made a winning start

Oswestry Town 1 AFC Blackpool 3: Match report

Having taken two months to record their first win last season, relegated Blackpool took three points at the first attempt in the Hallmark Security League first division, defeating a side who had a promising debut season.

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Henry Jones

Non-league action: Fylde ace’s dream start, Squires Gate friendly, AFC Blackpool signing

AFC Fylde new boy Henry Jones was delighted to make a dream start to his Coasters career with a stunning goal in the 5-0 friendly win over Marine.

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Dave Worthington

All change at the top for AFC Blackpool

It’s all change at the top at AFC Blackpool as Dave Worthington becomes manager in place of Stuart Parker, who has been appointed chairman.

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AFC Blackpool safe despite postponement

AFC Blackpool’s Easter Monday fixture at Bacup is off ... but so is the pressure.

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Rick Tomlinson scored AFC's winner

Atherton LR 1 AFC Blackpool 2: Match report

After a hard-fought draw at home to Stockport Town on Saturday it was over to Atherton on Tuesday night as AFC Blackpool took on Laburnum Rovers, who are just a place below them in the Hallmark Security League first division relegation battle.

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Rick Tomlinson opens the scoring for Blackpool

AFC Blackpool 2 Stockport Town 2: Match report

A bumper crowd of 252 saw Blackpool concede an agonising equaliser in the eighth minute of stoppage time.

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Picture: Steve McLellan

AFC Blackpool given vital support in bid for bumper crowd

AFC Blackpool hope for a bumper attendance at Saturday’s home match with Stockport Town in a high-profile bid to boost the cash-strapped club.

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AFC Blackpool

Sandbach United 1 AFC Blackpool 0: Match report

Two crucial penalty decisions in the final 15 minutes of a fairly drab Hallmark Security League first division encounter left AFC empty-handed.

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Jack Williams opens the scoring for AFC Blackpool  Picture: Steve McLellan

Match report: AFC Blackpool 2 Sandbach United 1

It’s taken until mid-January but AFC have finally got the monkey off their back and won a game at home.

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City of Liverpool 6 AFC Blackpool 2: Match report

City of Liverpool 6 AFC Blackpool 2: Match report

“England’s number one!”was the chant from the Liverpool fans at the end of this one-sided game – directed at AFC stand-in Carl Duffy, who donned the gloves and produced a man-of-the-match display after Callum Kirkland was injured early in the game.

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Vandals force AFC Blackpool to postpone match

Vandals force AFC Blackpool to postpone match

The year ended on a depressing note for AFC Blackpool after vandalism forced the postponement of Saturday’s home fixture against Widnes in the Hallmark Security League.

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AFC Blackpool

Charnock Richard 2 AFC Blackpool 3: Match report

High-flying Charnock Richard were knocked out of their stride by a wonderful opening 45 minutes from visitors AFC Blackpool.

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AFC Blackpool 0 Chadderton 0: Match report

Callum Kirkland’s late penalty save secured a clean sheet and a vital point for a Blackpool side who had conceded 12 in their last two games.

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AFC Blackpool

Prestwich Heys 0 AFC Blackpool 1: Match report

Dean Ing’s late header sealed a third win of the season for Blackpool in the Hallmark Security League, avenging the Prestwich’s 5-0 win at the Mechanics Ground in September.

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AFC Blackpool 1 Cheadle Town 1: Match report

Most other games in the Hallmark Security League first division fell victim to the weather, meaning AFC were able to close the gap on the teams above them slightly with this battling point against a well organised Cheadle.

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Eccleshall 0 AFC Blackpool 4: Match report

Eccleshall 0 AFC Blackpool 4: Match report

AFC Blackpool finally hit the winning trail again with an all-round performance that was far too strong for fellow Hallmark Security League strugglers Eccleshall.

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Daisy Hill 1 AFC Blackpool 0: Match report

Blackpool’s long wait for their second win of the Hallmark Security League first division season continues after this recurring nightmare at Westhoughton.

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AFC Blackpool still can't win at home

AFC Blackpool 0 Holker Old Boys 1: Match report

AFC were left to rue a host of missed chances as they fell to a sucker punch in this Hallmark Security League clash played in torrential rain.

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