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town (1991 pop. 36,459), Lancashire, NW England. The principal industry is cotton weaving. Textile printing and dyeing and the manufacture of machinery and bricks are also important.
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Accrington upset the odds to knock out Championship high-fliers Preston North End in round one.
Here, BEN ABBISS looks at how to get to the ground, where to drink and other costs ahead of the game: Stadium address: Livingstone Road, Accrington, BB5 5BX Where do away fans drink?
If he wants to march with a few Accrington fans, I'll be with them and at the head of it.
Playing away will hold no fears for Accrington and if anything they probably prefer it given the state of their Crown Ground pitch.
Accrington had little to show for their one-man advantage, but they came close to an equaliser when McQueen scuffed a weak clearance at Conneely.
The hosts dominated proceedings, with McNulty heading against the crossbar and Accrington goalkeeper Jason Mooney making a terrific second-half save from McGurk.
Accrington have released the following statement regarding the alleged incident: "Accrington Stanley can confirm the club has received a complaint about an alleged racist incident after the Skybet League Two Match against Newport County on Friday evening.
My time at Accrington has made me more determined to be a manager," said the five-times capped Beattie, who scored over 140 goals in an 18-year playing career which took in Southampton, Everton, Sheffield United and Stoke among others.
It is based on the true story of the men of Accrington who, in 1914, answered the call to arms and raised a volunteer battalion.
Based on the true story of a group of young men from a small Lancashire mill town, who left their homes and lovers for the trenches of the Somme, The Accrington Pals is a timely reminder never to forget the brave people whose lives were forever changed by conflict.
After back-to-back defeats Newport were staring down the barrel of a gun again after Peter Murphy, with his second of the game, put Accrington 3-2 ahead with just two minutes left at the Crown Ground.