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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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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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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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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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AFC Blackpool were beaten again

WHITCHURCH ALPORT 2 AFC BLACKPOOL 1: Match report

The outcome in Shropshire was all too familiar for Blackpool, though the second-half intervention of a dog was anything but.

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AFC Blackpool 2 Carlisle City 3: Match report

Carlisle won at the Mechanics Ground for the second time this season despite 10-man Blackpool’s second-half fightback.

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Seasiders supporters at AFC Blackpool

BST’s big boost for AFC Blackpool

Seasiders supporters boycotting Bloomfield Road still enjoyed their start-of-season football fix watching Blackpool in the Saturday sunshine.

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Blackpool celebrate their opening goal  Picture: ALBERT COOPER

AFC Blackpool 3 Squires Gate 1

Blackpool completed a North West Counties League double over their resort rivals to give their premier division survival hopes a massive boost.

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Ryan Vaughan clears his lines for Blackpool Picture: STEVE MCLELLAN

AFC Blackpool deeper in relegation trouble

AFC Blackpool dropped deeper into North West Counties League relegation peril last night with a 1-0 home defeat by bottom club Alsager Town.

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