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Fylde coast amateur football round-up: Sunday Alliance, West Lancs, Anchorsholme

The first round of the Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Football Alliance’s Gledhill Cup produced a fair share of shocks, especially with both of last year’s finalists crashing out.

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EFL Trust Kids Cup action

Blackpool schools battle it out in EFL Trust Kids' Cup

St John’s Vianney and Norbreck Primary Academy will battle it out to represent Blackpool FC Community Trust in the next stage of a national competition.

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Thornton Cleveleys Under-14s v FC Rangers

Blackpool Youth League match of the week: Thornton Cleveleys Under-14s v FC Rangers

Thornton Cleveleys Whites recorded back-to-back wins in the Blackpool and District League’s Under-14 competition with an impressive 4-1 home victory when they came up against FC Rangers at Burn Naze.

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Squires Gate Under-14 v FC Rangers Blues

Fylde coast youth football review: Blackpool and District League, girls' matches, YMCA

Squires Gate Under-14s continued their unbeaten start to the Blackpool and District Youth League season with a 9-1 victory over nearest rivals FC Rangers Blues at School Road.

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Action from BES Utilities (In yellow) v Layton Pub

Fylde coast amateur football review: Sunday Alliance, West Lancs, Anchorsholme

Blackpool Wren Rovers won the West Lancashire League derby with Garstang 1-0 as Bradley Gill scored the only goal five minutes before the break.

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Jack Williams came off the bench to score twice for Squires Gate    Picture: Albert Cooper

Match report: West Didsbury and Chorlton 4 Squires Gate 2

Squires Gate left it too late to mount a comeback on Saturday when they lost 4-2 at West Didsbury and Chorlton.

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Billy McKenna scored the third goal for AFC Blackpool

Match report: AFC Blackpool 3 Abbey Hulton United 1

AFC Blackpool moved up to eighth in the North West Counties First Division table with a 3-1 victory against Abbey Hulton United.

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Ben Rawcliffe tackles Kye Wylie

Fylde coast youth football match of the week: FC Rangers Under-18s v Kirkham U18

Kirkham recorded their first win in the Blackpool and District Youth League’s Under-18 competition in impressive style at Boundary Park.

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FC Rangers Under-13s v Kirkham Junior Reds

Fylde coast youth football review: Blackpool and District League, BFC girls, YMCA

The Blackpool and District Youth League’s Under-18 matches included some very close games.

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AFC Blackpool narrowly lost to Silsden

MATCH REPORT: Silsden 1 AFC Blackpool 0

AFC Blackpool couldn’t prevent the runaway first division leaders from making it 10 wins out of 10, though they were unlucky not to claim a point.

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Warton Under-13s v Wyre Juniors

Blackpool Youth League match of the week: Warton Typhoons Under-13s v Wyre Juniors

Star striker Ethan Armett scored all four as Warton recorded a second successive home win in the Blackpool and District Youth League’s new Saturday morning division for Under-13s.

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Warton Under-13s v Wyre

Fylde coast youth football review: Blackpool and District League, girls’ matches, YMCA

Another weekend of great weather resulted in some sparkling football in the Blackpool and District Youth League.

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Squires Gate U14 v Foxhall

Blackpool and District Youth League match of the week: Squires Gate U14 6 Foxhall 2

It’s two wins out of two for Squires Gate Under-14s, scoring 13 goals to boot, after their 6-2 win over Foxhall.

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Layton Pub v Wesham

Fylde coast amateur football review: West Lancs, Sunday Alliance, Anchorsholme

Kenny Cram’s hat-trick set premier division leaders Broomheads Estate Agency on their way to a 7-1 win at FC Rangers in the Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance.

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Staining v Foxhall Hoops Under-18s

Fylde coast youth football review: Blackpool and District League, girls’ matches, YMCA

The weather was great and so was the football in the Blackpool and District Youth Football League on Saturday and Sunday.

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Shovels v FC Rangers

Fylde coast amateur football round-up: Alliance teams in Lancashire Trophy, West Lancs, Anchorsholme

Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance teams were flying the flag in the Lancashire FA Sunday Trophy.

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The BFC Girls' charity event

Blackpool FC Girls out in force for charity

Blackpool FC Girls teams took part in a special football event to raise money to help children who have lost parents serving in the British Armed Forces.

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FC Rangers Under-14s v South Shore U14

Youth football match of the week: FC Rangers Under-14s v South Shore Under-14s

New recruit Mario Craescu scored a bunch of five as FC Rangers started the season with a thumping 14-4 win over South Shored in the driving rain.

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Under-18 action between FC Rangers and Blackpool Rangers

Fylde coast youth football review: Blackpool League, YMCA, BFC Girls

A new chapter in the Blackpool and District Youth League began last weekend with matches played on Saturday in the Under-7s, U11 and U13 competitions.

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McNaughtons v Kirkham Town Picture: Kyra Nixon

Fylde coast amateur football review: Sunday Alliance, West Lancs, Anchorsholme

Broomheads Estate Agency are the new leaders in the Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Football Alliance after goals from Corey Harrison(3), Dax Hoogerwerf(2), Paul Simpson and Darren Heaney gave them a 7-0 win over 21st Century Windows.

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