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Tuesday’s transfer stories from at home and abroad

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Eddie Jones gets a big cheer from the youngsters

Fylde quids in with new Hoppers pitch

Fylde RFC have moved smartly to grab the biggest bargain in rugby’s version of the January sale.

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Sam Slocombe

Blackpool not creative enough, says keeper Slocombe

Goalkeeper Sam Slocombe says a lack of creativity is to blame for Blackpool’s misfiring in front of goal.

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Bobby Grant

Grant: Fleetwood must raise their game to make cup history

Forward Bobby Grant says the Fleetwood players are well aware they will need to up their game another notch if they are to create history tonight.

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New lofty heights for AFC Fylde

New lofty heights for AFC Fylde

League leaders AFC Fylde are used to scaling dizzy heights this season – but not like this.

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The WWE United Kingdom Wrestling Championships took place in Blackpool's Empress Ballroom.
Jordan Devlin delivers a high kick.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
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WWE success for resort

Blackpool was today basking in the glow of global TV exposure after the WWE wrestling extravaganza was held in one of the resort’s iconic arenas.

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Blackpool's Tom Aldred walks off the pitch after he was shown a red card by referee Darren Drysdale.

Aldred's red card rescinded

The straight red card Tom Aldred was shown during Saturday's 0-0 draw against Cambridge has been rescinded by the FA.
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Simpson's Selections

Simpson’s Selections

Racing tips for Tuesday, January 17

Horse Racing
Referee Darren England speaks to Bristol Rovers' Tom Lockyer and Fleetwood Town's David Ball

Rosler buoyed by Town fans’ show of support

Fleetwood boss Uwe Rosler hailed the Cod Army after his side stormed to a 3-1 victory over Bristol Rovers in a heated affair at Highbury.

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Murray - through to round two

Murray wide awake to win in Oz

Sir Andy Murray made hard work of his first grand slam match as world number one but still had enough to beat Illya Marchenko and reach the Australian Open second round.

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Blackpool protest as referee Darren Drysdale awards Cambridge United a penalty

Bowyer’s blast for match official

A furious Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer said his players were the victims of a dire refereeing performance during their hard-earned draw against Cambridge.

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David Balls goal on Saturday took him into double figures

Rosler insists Town’s star striker is going nowhere

Fleetwood Town head coach Uwe Rosler says David Ball is staying put in the transfer window after reaching double figures for the first time since the 2013/14 season.

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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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Kyle Vassell tussles for the ball

Cambridge 0-0 Blackpool: Five things we learned

Blackpool FC writer Matt Scrafton takes a look at the key talking points from the Seasiders' hard-earned and controversial 0-0 draw at Cambridge.
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Blackpool midfielder John Herron.

Herron: I've got an issue with Bowyer

Blackpool midfielder John Herron said the root of all his problems at the club can be attributed to manager Gary Bowyer.

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Fylde v Hartpury College

Full time: Fylde 31 Hartpury College 57

Fylde picked up a bonus point in this high scoring National League One encounter against a Hartpury side, who made it 18 wins out of 18.

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Fylde v Hartpury College

Half-time: Fylde 10 Hartpury College 33

Fylde conceded five tries in the first 40 minutes of this National League One encounter at the Woodlands against a Hartpury side bidding to make it 18 wins out of 18

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Uwe Rosler

MATCH REPORT: Fleetwood 3 Bristol Rovers 1

A piece of world-class brilliance from David Ball ensured Fleetwood made it 13 unbeaten as his solo effort clinched a 3-1 win over play-off rivals Bristol Rovers.

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Slocombe makes the crucial penalty save.

MATCH REPORT: Cambridge 0-0 Blackpool

Sam Slocombe was Blackpool’s hero as his penalty save helped his side secure a 0-0 draw away at Cambridge.
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Will Aimson, left, retains his place in the side.

LINE UPS: Aimson keeps place in Pool side

Blackpool have named the same side as the one that drew 0-0 against Barnsley in the FA Cup last week for today's league game against Cambridge United.

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