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MATCH REPORT: Nantwich Town 1-2 Blackpool

Blackpool kicked off today’s friendly double header with a 2-1 win against Northern Premier League Premier Division side Nantwich Town.

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Short takes over from Andy Todd

Blackpool appoint Chris Short as new first-team coach

Blackpool have brought in Chris Short to replace Andy Todd as the club's first-team coach.

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Toby Lester bowled Lancashire to T20 victory against Yorkshire

Lancashire skipper Livingstone’s relief at Roses win

Lancashire skipper Liam Livingstone praised bowler Toby Lester for keeping his cool in Friday’s night’s Vitality Blast win against Yorkshire.

Trainer David O'Meara

Racing tips: Treasure to be found at Redcar?

Giant’s Treasure can spearhead a double for David O’Meara at Redcar.

Horse Racing
AFC Fylde meet Carlisle United today after matches against Preston North End and Squires Gate

AFC Fylde players to step up their preparations

AFC Fylde boss Dave Challinor is expecting to name more of a recognised line-up for today’s pre-season friendly against Carlisle United.

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The prize awaiting this year's World Matchplay champion      Pictire: Lawrence Lustig

Darting stars descend on Blackpool for the World Matchplay

A new era begins for the BetVictor World Matchplay tonight as Michael van Gerwen, Rob Cross, Peter Wright and their fellow stars of the Professional Darts Corporation begin the challenge to succeed the legendary Phil Taylor as 
the king of the Blackpool event.

Joe Dodoo is backed to impress after joining Blackpool on loan from Rangers

New squad’s chance to impress Blackpool supporters

Blackpool fans will get to see their first glimpse of Gary Bowyer’s new-look squad today when they meet Nantwich Town and Port Vale.

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Liam Livingstone set up Lancashire's victory

Lancashire hang on to claim Roses victory

Liam Livingstone hit a stunning 79 from 37 balls as Lancashire beat Yorkshire in a last-ball Vitality Blast finish.

Ched Evans

Fleetwood Town announce Ched Evans and Chris Long arrivals

Fleetwood Town have added to their options up front with the arrivals of Ched Evans and Chris Long.

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Conor McAleny

Conor McAleny can be best in the league says Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton

Fleetwood Town have been linked with Ched Evans but boss Joey Barton believes that in Conor McAleny he already has a striker who can repeat the feats of last season’s League One show-stopper Nick Powell.
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James Wallace

Midfielder James Wallace becomes Joey Barton's sixth Fleetwood Town signing

Midfielder James Wallace has become Fleetwood Town's sixth signing of the summer on a short-term contract.

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Rangers, QPR and Reading have also shown an interest in the Blackpool defender

Ipswich Town likely to make fresh bid for in-demand Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt

Ipswich Town are expected to return with a third bid for in-demand Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt after having their first two offers knocked back by the Seasiders.

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Cardle makes the move to Fylde from Dunfermline

Blackpool-born midfielder Joe Cardle signs for AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde have signed Blackpool-born midfielder Joe Cardle from Scottish Championship side Dunfermline.
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Newbury hosts racing on Saturday

Racing tips: Good Newbury display is tomorrow’s Projection

Projection exceeded expectations in finishing fifth at Royal Ascot and can go well again in the bet365 Hackwood Stakes at Newbury.

Horse Racing
Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling

Gossip: Manchester City set Sterling deadline?

Friday’s football talks claim Premier League champions could sell England winger next year.....

Joshua Boyne and wicketkeeper Richard Staines are two of the young success stories of the season

Fylde coast weekend cricket preview: Young guns hitting the target at St Annes and Blackpool

Blackpool and St Annes occupy two of the top three places in cricket’s Northern Premier League and both clubs have earned a reputation for nurturing top young talent.

Danny Philliskirk

AFC Fylde boss delighted to sign Danny Philliskirk and closes in on another attacker

AFC Fylde boss Dave Challinor is hoping to wrap up a deal for a forward today as he continues to bolster his squad ahead of the new season.

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New Blackpool signing Ryan McLaughlin in action for Oldham at Fleetwood last season

Northern Ireland boss back Ryan McLaughlin's move to Blackpool

Ryan McLaughlin says Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill has given the seal of approval to his move to Blackpool.

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Tilt is a man in demand after enjoying a fine season with Blackpool

Rangers unlikely to make a move for Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt

Reports in Scotland suggest Rangers are unlikely to make a move for in-demand Blackpool defender Curtis Tilt.
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Reid departs having made just one appearance for Fleetwood

Fleetwood Town's Alex Reid departs for Stevenage

Fleetwood Town striker Alex Reid has signed for League Two side Stevenage.
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