AFC Blackpool
Martin Baird
Mechanics Ground

Current Position: 13th

P W D L F A Pts
38 13 8 17 57 79 47

Current Form: 12th

6 2 1 3 9 12

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
27/04/19Prestwich Heys (H)W 1-0
22/04/19Holker Old Boys (A)L 0-5
20/04/19Ashton Town (A)L 2-3
13/04/19Chadderton (H)D 0-0
06/04/19Nelson (A)W 4-1
30/03/19St Helens Town (A)L 2-3

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Martin adapting well to management
New AFC Blackpool manager Martin Baird is adjusting well to life in the dug out, after taking over the managerial reins a few weeks ago.
Christmas Day party at AFC Blackpool
The club house at AFC Blackpol will be alive with the sound of party celebrations on Christmas Day, when the club hosts a Christmas dinner for local senior citizens.
Managerial change at AFC Blackpool
AFC Blackpool have announced that manager Dave Worthington has resigned.
Alex Cameron Receives Reusch Goalkeeper of the Month Award
AFC Blackpool stopper reveives August Division One North Award in association with Reusch

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18Cleator Moor Celtic H15:00D 0-0
Wed 08/08/18AFC Darwen A19:45W 3-2 Connor Finlayson (26)
Connor Finlayson (44)
Conah Bishop (76)
Sat 11/08/18Atherton LR H15:00W 1-0 Jack Williams (70)
Sat 18/08/18Steeton A15:00L 0-1
Tue 21/08/18St Helens Town H19:45W 1-0 Ben Bradley (44)
Sat 25/08/18Daisy Hill H15:00D 2-2 Conah Bishop (20)
Ben Bradley (80)
Mon 27/08/18Carlisle City H15:00W 3-0 Benjamin Duffield (4p)
Benjamin Duffield (53)
Elliot Dickson (90)
Sat 01/09/18Nostell Miners Welfare H15:00W 3-1 Benjamin Duffield (51)
Benjamin Duffield (62)
Carnan Dawson (83)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 08/09/18Wythenshawe Town A15:00W 3-2 Martin Bird (31)
Conor Finlayson (37)
Garway Dawson (79)
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Sat 15/09/18Swallownest A15:00L 1-4 Alex Lill (6)
Alex Lill (11)
Alex Lill (33)
Ashley Layne (80)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Fri 21/09/18Longridge TownA19:45Postp
Wed 26/09/18AFC Liverpool A19:45L 1-3 Connor Finlayson (46)
Sat 29/09/18Nelson H15:00W 2-1 Benjamin Duffield (5)
Benjamin Duffield (55p)
Sat 06/10/18Stockport Town H15:00W 2-1 Mike Hall (37)
Isaac Sinclair (45)
  (The First Division Cup 2)
Thu 11/10/18Bacup Borough A20:00L 3-4 Conah Bishop (9)
Conah Bishop (18)
Benjamin Duffield (45)
Sat 13/10/18Holker Old BoysH15:00Postp
Sat 20/10/18Stone Old Alleynians A15:00W 3-1 Connor Finlayson (39)
Ben Bradley (70)
Ben Bradley (90+2)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Wed 24/10/18Longridge Town A19:45D 1-1 Connor Finaylson (27)
Sat 27/10/18Avro A15:00D 3-3 Connor Finlayson (45)
Connor Finlayson (46)
Benedict Fishwick (81)
Sat 03/11/18Shelley H15:00L 1-2 Benjamin Duffield (88p)
Sat 10/11/181874 Northwich A15:00L 0-5
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Tue 13/11/18Holker Old Boys H19:45D 2-2 Benedict Fishwick (15)
Elliot Dickson (60)
Sat 17/11/18Cleator Moor Celtic A15:00L 1-4 Jack Taylor (70)
Tue 20/11/18Garstang H19:45W 3-1 Conah Bishop (15)
Conah Bishop (25)
Jack Sharples (60)
Sat 24/11/18Ellesmere Rangers H15:00L 0-2
  (The First Division Cup 3)
Tue 27/11/18Prestwich Heys A19:45L 1-8 Ben Duffield (8)
Tue 04/12/18Atherton LR A19:45L 2-3 Daniel Pickering (66)
Benjamin Duffield (75)
Sat 08/12/18Shelley A15:00L 0-3
Tue 11/12/18Chadderton A19:45L 0-3
Sat 15/12/18AFC Liverpool H15:00L 0-2
Sat 22/12/18Ashton Town H15:00W 4-0 Conah Bishop (8)
Tom Preston (42)
Benjamin Duffield (70)
Jack Webster (88)
Sat 29/12/18Lower Breck A15:00L 1-3 Benedict Fishwick (44)
Sat 05/01/19Daisy Hill A15:00W 1-0 Bejamin Duffield (10)
Sat 12/01/19Steeton H15:00D 1-1 Jake Darnell (83)
Sat 19/01/19AFC Darwen H15:00W 3-1 Ryan White (60)
Jake Darnell (85)
Tom Preston (88)
Sat 26/01/19Longridge Town H15:00D 1-1 Conah Bishop (43)
Sat 02/02/19Carlisle CityA15:00Postp
Sat 16/02/19Garstang A15:00W 1-0 Daniel Pickering (26)
Sat 23/02/19Lower Breck H15:00L 2-8 Francis Donaghy (80)
Alex Caunce (85)
Sat 02/03/19Carlisle City A15:00W 2-1 Benjamin Duffield (59)
Own Goal (85)
Sat 09/03/19Bacup Borough H15:00L 2-3 Own Goal (33)
Daniel Morris (36p)
Tue 19/03/19Avro H19:45L 0-4
Sat 30/03/19St Helens Town A15:00L 2-3 Ryan White (4)
Cameron Gourley (90+3)
Sat 06/04/19Nelson A15:00W 4-1 Conah Bishop (3)
Jamie Milligan (11)
Ryan White (38)
Benjamin Duffield (65)
Sat 13/04/19Chadderton H15:00D 0-0
Sat 20/04/19Ashton Town A15:00L 2-3 Daniel Morris (61)
Martin Baird (80)
Mon 22/04/19Holker Old Boys A15:00L 0-5
Sat 27/04/19Prestwich Heys H15:00W 1-0 Benjamin Duffield (87)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18Cleator Moor (H) D 0-0
08/08/18AFC Darwen (A) W 3-2
11/08/18Atherton LR (H) W 1-0
18/08/18Steeton (A) L 0-1
21/08/18St Helens Town (H) W 1-0
25/08/18Daisy Hill (H) D 2-2
27/08/18Carlisle City (H) W 3-0
01/09/18Nostell MW (H) W 3-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
08/09/18Wythenshawe Town (A) W 3-2
(The First Division Cup 1)
15/09/18Swallownest (A) L 1-4
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
21/09/18Longridge Town (A) Postp
26/09/18AFC Liverpool (A) L 1-3
29/09/18Nelson (H) W 2-1
06/10/18Stockport Town (H) W 2-1
(The First Division Cup 2)
11/10/18Bacup Borough (A) L 3-4
13/10/18Holker OB (H) Postp
20/10/18Stone O.A. (A) W 3-1
(The Macron Cup 1)
24/10/18Longridge Town (A) D 1-1
27/10/18Avro (A) D 3-3
03/11/18Shelley (H) L 1-2
10/11/181874 Northwich (A) L 0-5
(The Macron Cup 2)
13/11/18Holker OB (H) D 2-2
17/11/18Cleator Moor (A) L 1-4
20/11/18Garstang (H) W 3-1
24/11/18Ellesmere Rngrs (H) L 0-2
(The First Division Cup 3)
27/11/18Prestwich Heys (A) L 1-8
04/12/18Atherton LR (A) L 2-3
08/12/18Shelley (A) L 0-3
11/12/18Chadderton (A) L 0-3
15/12/18AFC Liverpool (H) L 0-2
22/12/18Ashton Town (H) W 4-0
29/12/18Lower Breck (A) L 1-3
05/01/19Daisy Hill (A) W 1-0
12/01/19Steeton (H) D 1-1
19/01/19AFC Darwen (H) W 3-1
26/01/19Longridge Town (H) D 1-1
02/02/19Carlisle City (A) Postp
16/02/19Garstang (A) W 1-0
23/02/19Lower Breck (H) L 2-8
02/03/19Carlisle City (A) W 2-1
09/03/19Bacup Borough (H) L 2-3
19/03/19Avro (H) L 0-4
30/03/19St Helens Town (A) L 2-3
06/04/19Nelson (A) W 4-1
13/04/19Chadderton (H) D 0-0
20/04/19Ashton Town (A) L 2-3
22/04/19Holker OB (A) L 0-5
27/04/19Prestwich Heys (H) W 1-0

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Martin Baird17411040
Stephen Betteridge30700080
Conah Bishop28490052
Jack Bishop0100000
Ben Bradley111440060
Jonathan Broadstock (GK)3000100
Jack Burgoyne0000000
Alex Cameron (GK)41000014
Matthew Cassidy0000000
Alexander Caunce13701070
Jake Darnell9020100
Carnan Dawson8820010
Elliot Dickson9520000
Francis Donaghy22410170
Benjamin Duffield353160057
Connor Finlayson *13470002
Benedict Fishwick22131112
Callum Gellatly3300000
Cameron Gourley17210011
Matthew Griffiths1200000
Michael Hall19010023
Gary Hargreaves0000000
Martin Holdolay0000000
Daniel MacDonald1000000
Samuel Maddox7000000
Ryan McLean11100010
Cian Menzies4500030
Jamie Milligan10010004
Jordan Milligan0000000
Ashley Moreau0000000
Daniel morris5020000
Daniel Mottram16200050
Jamie Nay0000000
Declan Penn0000000
Alexander Pickering6000000
Daniel Pickering390200104
Tom Preston11120032
Jordan Salthouse3400000
Sidi Fofana Sanogo Fofana2000000
Marcus Schofield0000000
Jack Sharples3210010
Isaac Sinclair *3210000
Connor Smith0100000
Andrew Speight (GK)0000000
Jack Taylor17410130
George Thomason *8300000
Jacob Treasure0000000
Ben Turton3100000
Ryan Vaughan16200062
Jack Webster11410061
Ryan White10030032
Jack Williams *4110012
Simon Williams4300000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Martin Baird 
Ian Falkingham 
Kallan Green 
Joel Kilgallon$ 
Andrew Long 
Ashley Moreau 
Andrew Speight 
Mark Williams 
David Worthington 

Matchday Information

Ground: Mechanics Ground

Address: Jepson Way, Common Edge Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2018/19 Admission Prices:

Programme Price:

Directions: M6 to M55, exit at junction 4. At roundabout turn left along A583 to traffic lights, turn right into Whitehill Road, to traffic lights (2 miles). Go straight across the main road into Jepson Way, ground at top

Please click here to obtain step by step directions from any UK postcode

Nearest Railway: Squires Gate

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: Number 17 from Blackpool Town Centre

Parking Facilities: Parking facilities at the side of the ground

Ground Facilities: Bar and Catering facilities

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: Mechanics Ground

Address: Jepson Way, Common Edge Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721


Twitter: @AFCBlackpool

Registered Colours: Tangerine Shirts, Tangerine Shorts, White Stockings

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Socks

Alternative Colours: White and Royal Blue Shirts, Royal Blue Shorts, White Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Lime Green Shirt, Lime Green Shorts, Lime Green Socks

Secretary: Billy Singleton

Chairman: Steve Whitehouse

Manager: Martin Baird

Programme Editor: Antony Clegg

Committee / Directors: Billy Singleton, John Sanderson, Henry Baldwin, Valerie Singleton, Carole Webster, Kerry Rowe, Alan Lowe, Justin Singleton

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1947

Record Attendance: 4,300 v FC United (18/02/06 at Bloomfield Road), 503 v Bootle (21/03/15 at The Mechanics)

Previous Leagues:

Fylde League
Blackpool & Fylde Combination
West Lancashire League
Lancashire Combination


NWCFL Division 1 Champions 2010/11
NWCFL Division 3 Champions 1985/86
Lancashire County FA Shield Winners 1957/58, 1960/61
West Lancashire League Champions 1960/61, 1961/62
Lancashire Combination Bridge Shield Winners 1972/73

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