Fylde


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Fylde

a region in NW England in Lancashire between the Wyre and Ribble estuaries
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Fylde 1 Accrington Stanley 4 NEW Accrington manager Leam Richardson admitted he had challenged Will Hatfield to start finding the back of the net before the striker grabbed four to knock AFC Fylde out of the cup.
Full-back Nick Royle ran in to restore the Fylde lead and the home side then took advantage of their tiring opponents by bagging three more tries in five minutes.
In the Mariners' rearranged quarter-final tie, AFC Fylde emerged victorious on Thursday night with a 3-2 success.
After Dan Maguire was denied early on by Fylde goalkeeper Ben Hinchliffe and Conor Grant thwarted Daniel McGoldrick at the other end, Blyth took the lead on 35 minutes.
Cov were trailing 23-10 but had posted the only score of the second period and were making a better fist of things when Evans went off for the first time midway through the third quarter, and Fylde scored 14 points in his absence.
Fylde were 22-3 up at the break and, although Cov edged the second half 3-2 on tries, the 14 points they conceded while Evans was in the sin bin proved decisive in what was by far their worst display of the season.
Wilson scored seven goals in 34 appearances for the Shaymen, but had yet to feature for Neil Aspin's side this season, and while he has only scored once in seven appearances for Conference North leaders Fylde, the 26-year-old has made a big impact with the Coasters.
Bay boss | Frank Sinclair Fylde, managed by Dave Challinor who guided Colwyn Bay into the Conference as player-boss in 2011, were in front after only three minutes when the home defence failed to clear a cross and Michael Potts scored with ease, and then added a second from a Richie Allen cross just before half-time.
Commenting on the announcement, Tom Hutton, Director of Community Development at AFC Fylde, said: I would like to thank BAE Systems for its continued support throughout the past two years, and the Foundation looks forward to developing flagship development programmes benefitting many Fylde coast residents.
But it doesn't get any easier for them against Fylde, who collected 13 points more than Ashton this season and go into the game on a three-match unbeaten run.
The Spartans missed a penalty when two down, while Fylde put the game to bed with a spot kick in the second half.
In a statement the Fylde MP said: "I have decided to resign as a PPS after a series of allegations were made against me in a Sunday newspaper.