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Oyston in dock over ‘jackpot’ cash pay-out claims

Owen Oyston was accused of wanting a multi-million-pound payout after the club “struck the jackpot” and won promotion to the Premier League.

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Josh Ezewele

Ezewele is summer signing number six for AFC Fylde

Full-back Josh Ezewele has become the sixth new signing to arrive at AFC Fylde this summer after completing a move from Kidderminster Harriers.

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The Blackpool players get to work on some fitness tests

Blackpool players return for pre-season training

Blackpool players have reported back to Bloomfield Road this morning to take part in their first day of pre-season training.
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Nathan Redmond being consoled by Demarai Gray after his missed penalty meant England went out of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship on Tuesday night

Same old story for England

There are few things more certain in life than England losing a penalty shoot-out to Germany...or indeed almost any other nation.

Aldred in action for Blackpool last season

Is Tom Aldred set to commit his future to Blackpool?

Out-of-contract Blackpool defender Tom Aldred has caused something of a stir on social media after appearing to confirm he will sign a new deal with the club.

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Owen Oyston, whose family owns Blackpool football club arrives at the High Court in London

Owen Oyston to give evidence in High Court battle

Owen Oyston was due to give evidence today in the High Court battle over Blackpool Football Club.
Cian Bolger

Bolger focused on Fleetwood not transfer rumours

Fleetwood defender Cian Bolger has shrugged off rumours about his Town future as simply speculation and stressed he is committed to the club and to preparing for another season at Highbury.

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Jack Payne

Surprised Jack’s Payne-ful Blackpool exit

Jack Payne has admitted he was a “little bit surprised” not to be offered a new deal by Blackpool.

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Jay Lynch

New signing Lynch’s number one ambition with Fylde

Goalkeeper Jay Lynch is ready for the next step in his career after completing his move to newly-promoted AFC Fylde.

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Safe standing in use in Germany

EFL welcomes safe standing developments

The EFL has released a statement welcoming news that League One side Shrewsbury Town are to apply for the introduction of safe standing in their ground.

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Racing tips for Thursday, June 29

Simpson's Selections

Racing tips for Thursday, June 29
OPINION: Blackpool's transfer business hits the right chord

OPINION: Blackpool's transfer business hits the right chord

The general consensus seems to be that Blackpool’s summer recruitment has, thus far, been very good.
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Wednesday tips

Simpson's Selections

Racing tips for Wednesday, June 28
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British and Irish Lions' George North is tackled by Hurricanes' Mark Abbott

Lions let it slip

Hurricanes 31 British & Irish Lions 31

Rory Best refused to criticise referee Romain Poite after the British and Irish Lions were held to a 31-31 draw by the Hurricanes in Wellington.

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George North slides in for the Ljons' second try

Lions surrender lead in Tour setback

The British and Irish Lions compounded two days of acrimony by throwing away victory for a frustrating 31-31 draw with the Hurricanes in Wellington.

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Conor McLaughlin

Millwall in talks with departing Town star McLaughlin

Millwall boss Neil Harris confirmed the Lions are in talks with Fleetwood’s out of contract star Conor McLaughlin - but it is understood they are one of many Championship clubs chasing the full-back’s signature.

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Alex Cairns, Wes Burns and Cian Bolger model Fleetwood Town's new 2017/18 League One kit. Fleetwood Town FC official photo.

Players’ top marks for new Town strip

Fleetwood Town’s new kit has got the seal of approval from star striker Wes Burns.

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Anderton puts pen to paper on his contract

Anderton relishing step up to Football League

Blackpool’s latest recruit Nick Anderton says he is relishing the chance to impress in the Football League.

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Rob Kelly and Uwe Rosler

Kelly follows Rosler in signing new Town deal

Uwe Rosler said they come as a pair and now his assistant head coach Rob Kelly has also committed his future to Fleetwood Town as the duo look to build something special at Highbury.

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Fairhaven - venue for Open qualifying

Birkdale is still the goal for Lancashire golf hopefuls

Three Lancashire golfers have made another step towards making it to the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in July

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