AFC Blackpool safe despite postponement

AFC Blackpool's Easter Monday fixture at Bacup is off ... but so is the pressure.

Monday, 17th April 2017, 7:52 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:54 pm
AFC Blackpool
AFC Blackpool

The Jepson Way club are officially safe from relegation in the Hallmark Security League first division following bottom club Ashton Town’s 2-0 home defeat by Stockport Town on Sunday.

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That result leaves 19th-placed AFC 14 points clear of bottom two Ashton and Eccleshall with only 12 points still up for grabs.

The Bacup match was postponed due a waterlogged pitch and has been rescheduled for Wednesay (7.45pm), when AFC’s neighbours Squires Gate are in premier division action at Darwen.