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Wembley wins the best of all for Blackpool great Brett

Nothing compares to achieving promotion at Wembley.

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The front and back pages of the play-off final programme

Special programme commissioned for Blackpool's play-off final

A special one-off match day programme has been designed for this weekend's League Two play-off final between Blackpool and Exeter City.

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Jordan Tunnicliffe

Defender is AFC Fylde’s first summer signing

Highly-regarded central defender Jordan Tunnicliffe has become AFC Fylde’s first signing of the summer.

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New head groundsman Nick Hyndman and Dale Frith

Fleetwood confirm more pre-season games

Fleetwood Town have unveiled more details of their 2017/18 pre-season schedule.

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The captains of St Bede's and St George's both have a hand on the Harry Johnston Cup

Schools share cup after Blackpool FC showpiece

This year’s Harry Johnston Cup final at Bloomfield Road was contested by St George’s and St Bede’s and was a game to inspire any young footballer.

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Cup winners Foxhall Under-9s

Foxhall’s Coulton cracker

A dream came true for Foxhall Juniors Under-9s as they won the Coulton Cup at the first attempt, edging out Clifton Rangers Hornets 4-3 in the most dramatic of finals at Fleetwood Town’s Highbury Stadium.

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Nick Hyndman with departing long-serving groundsman Dale Frith.

Fleetwood announce new groundsman

Fleetwood Town have promoted Nick Hyndman to the role of head groundsman after the departure of long-serving groundsman Dale Frith.

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Uwe Rosler

Fleetwood announce pre-season fixtures

Fleetwood Town have added two further fixtures to their pre-season schedule.

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Exeter City boss Paul Tisdale

Exeter boss: I always believed in these players

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale said he always believed this current crop of players was among the best he’s ever coached - even when they were bottom of the league.

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Blackpool are on their way to Wembley

Share your Wembley experience with The Gazette

Are you heading to Wembley this weekend for Blackpool's play-off final? If so, get involved by sharing your journey with us!

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Having spent big on Paul Pogba last summer, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is set to splash the cash again

Gossip: Griez is the word for Mourinho

Friday’s football stories claim French forward could head to Old Trafford....

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Fleetwood Town fans celebrate winning promotion to League One

Three years on from Fleetwood’s Wembley joy

Three years ago today, Fleetwood owner Andy Pilley’s celebrated his 44th birthday by celebrating his side’s historic promotion to League One.

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Fleetwod Town chairman Andy Pilley celebrates their promotion

Happy anniversary for Town owner Pilley

Three years ago today Fleetwood Town chairman Andy Pilley got one of the best birthday presents an owner could ask for; a historic first promotion to the third tier of English football.

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Gary Bowyer, his staff and players should be thanked for their efforts

BST column: Proud to support Pool - but we can’t go to Wembley

BST COLUMN

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AFC Fylde striker Danny Rowe

Coasters’ prize guy Rowe hails his team-mates

AFC Fylde striker Danny Rowe admits his season ‘couldn’t have gone any better’ after winning acclaim on a club and personal level.

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Blackpool striker Mark Cullen helped fire the Seasiders to Wembley

Seasiders’ striker wants to make more memories

The memories of Blackpool’s last-gasp win at Luton Town were good – but the players want to create even better ones at Wembley this weekend.

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Conor McLaughlin

No rest for Town defender McLaughlin

He’s had a limited pre-season break in the last couple of seasons and Fleetwood Town’s Conor McLaughlin is preparing for another summer without his feet up as he weighs up his club future.

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New radio rights deal makes TalkSport home of EFL

The EFL has announced new three-year deals for national radio rights with TalkSport and the BBC.

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Pool boss Gary Bowyer

Bowyer: I didn't expect us to progress this quickly

Gary Bowyer has admitted his Blackpool side have progressed a lot quicker than he could ever have anticipated.

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Wembley Stadium

Police reveal how many tickets Blackpool have sold for Wembley

Blackpool's ticket sales for their League Two Wembley play-off final against Exeter City have passed the 5,000 mark.

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