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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.

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.

Blackhurst Budd celebrate Gledhill Cup final victory

Blackhurst Budd take their treble chance

Blackhurst Budd completed a Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Football Alliance treble with victory over Additions in the 50th Gledhill Cup final.

The Foxhall title winners

Fylde coast youth football round-up

The Under-16 division title race went down to the final day in the Gold Bond Blackpool and District Youth Football League.

Dom Turner scores one of his three goals for Kirkham

Blackpool and District Youth League match of the week: Lytham Maroons Under-13s v Kirkham Reds Under-13s

Kirkham Reds ended the season in style with a 7-0 win which saw them finish above rivals Lytham in the Blackpool and District Youth League’s Under-13 Silver Division.

Division One Cup winners Bloomfield Brewhouse

Fylde amateur football review: Blackpool docked points after losing ‘decider’, Sunday cup finals spectacular at Fleetwood

The final weekend of the West Lancashire League season was an anticlimax for Fylde coast clubs.

Wren Rovers' Danny Morris

Blackpool Wren Rovers miss out on treble in last-day drama

Blackpool Wren Rovers manager Matt King can reflect on a successful two-trophy season despite the disappointment of missing out on the West Lancashire League title in agonising fashion on the final day.

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Highbury will stage Sunday's Alliance finals

Blackpool team Shovels dig heels in to wear ‘Oyston Out’ shirts in cup final

Sunday league club Shovels FC have been controversially banned from wearing their normal kit for this weekend’s cup final because of fears it could upset Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston.

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Blackhurst Budd v Kingsfield in the Gledhill Cup Picture: IAN DAVIES

Fylde coast amateur football review: Wren Rovers’ cup triumph and Blackhurst Budd’s perfect league record

Blackpool Wren Rovers go into their final-day title shoot-out in the West Lancashire League buoyed by last night’s cup triumph.

Conor Thompson scores for Millfield

Millfield overcome St Mary’s in cup for Fylde coast schools

The Blackpool Fylde and Wyre School Cup for Year 10 is under way and the first round encounter between St Mary’s and Millfield was the schools’ first meeting for many a year.

St Annes Greens v Poulton

Blackpool Youth League match of the week: St Annes Greens Under-16s v Poulton Under-16s

The Blackpool and District Youth League Under-16 title race looks set to go to the wire and Poulton are very much in the hunt after this emphatic 8-2 victory over St Annes Greens at Blackpool Road North.

Fleetwood Town Rangers U18 v St Annes  Picture: KAREN TEBBUTT

Fylde coast youth football review: Blackpool & District League and YMCA Girls

Poulton have the Gold Bond Blackpool and District Youth Football League Under-16 title in their sights and in their own hands.

Cup action between Kingsfield and Exceptional Kitchens

Fylde coast amateur football review: Sunday Alliance and West Lancs

Broomheads Estate Agency swept to the Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance second division title in style with an impressive 11-1 win at Kirkham Town.

Thornton Whites v Lytham Maroons

Blackpool and District Youth Football League match of the week: Thornton Whites Under-13 v Lytham Maroons

Thornton Whites won through to the final of the Under-13 Hogan Plate, beating Lytham Maroons 7-4 in a game of three hat-tricks.

Lytham U16 v Kirkham

Fylde coast youth football review: BDYL, YMCA and girls’ games

Kirkham Blues U13s will meet Thornton Cleveleys Whites in the final of the Hogan Plate after beating BJFF Vipers 4-0 in their semi-final clash.

Brett Dawson celebrates scoring the winner   PICTURE: ALBERT COOPER

Gate’s late goal secures safety this season

Squires Gate FC secured their Hallmark Security Premier Division status with a 3-2 win over the league’s form team, Runcorn Linnets.

Blackpool FC Under-14 Girls

Blackpool Girls’ league cup glory

Isla Makepeace scored the winning goal for Blackpool Ladies FC Under-14s in the West Lancashire League Cup Final.

George v King Edward

Fylde coast amateur football update: Budd are Sunday champs again

Blackhurst Budd have been crowned Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance champions for the third time in four years.

Joe Noblet opened the scoring for Squires Gate    Picture: Albert Cooper

Match report: Ashton Athletic 2 Squires Gate 1

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Foxhall Hoops Under-13 v BJFF Vipers

Blackpool Youth League match of the week: Foxhall Hoops Under-13 v BJFF Vipers Under-13

The Under-13 Alpha Silver division title race looks to be heading for a thrilling finish, and BJFF Vipers remain very much in the mix after Harley Man’s hat-trick helped them to a 6-0 win over Foxhall Hoops.

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