AFC Blackpool

Martin Baird
Mechanics Ground

Current Position: 12th

P W D L F A Pts
19 6 5 8 33 44 23

Current Form: 1st

6 1 1 4 7 18

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
25/01/23Bacup Borough (H)W 2-1
07/01/23Pilkington (A)L 1-5
26/12/22Euxton Villa (A)L 1-7
10/12/22Ilkley Town (A)L 1-2
06/12/22West Didsbury & Chorlton (A)L 0-1
03/12/22Daisy Hill (H)D 2-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
04/02/23Garstang (H)15:00
07/02/23Cleator Moor Celtic (A)20:00
11/02/23FC St Helens (A)15:00
14/02/23South Liverpool (H)19:45
18/02/23Runcorn Town (H)15:00
21/02/23Steeton (H)20:00

Latest News:

AFC Blackpool counting the cost after break-in
The Mechanics have had a break-in at Jepson Way
Martin Baird Steps down at AFC Blackpool
The Mechanics boss has stepped down due to work commitments.
Bounty to be had at Jepson Way near the Aero-drome
AFC Blackpool to salute its patrons with a free brew and Chocolate Bar this weekend
JT Makes his PNE Debut
Former AFC Blackpool star Jamie Thomas has recently made his debut in The Championship for Preston North End

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 30/07/22Runcorn Town A15:00D 1-1 Joshua Winder (40)
Tue 02/08/22Atherton LR H19:45W 3-1 Joshua Winder (29)
Joshua Winder (32)
Billy McKenna (48)
Sat 13/08/22Ashton Town H15:00W 3-0 Liam Birchall (19)
Conah Bishop (65)
Maine Walder (79)
  (void due to ineligible players used)
Sat 20/08/22Nelson A15:00D 2-2 Joshua Winder (20)
Richard Seear (90+1)
Sat 27/08/22Holker Old Boys A15:00L 3-4 Richard Seear (50)
Richard Seear (59)
Richard Seear (70)
Mon 29/08/22Steeton A15:00W 3-1 Joshua Winder (30p)
Joseph Robinson (78)
Richard Seear (90+1)
Sat 03/09/22Darwen FC H15:00W 2-1 Jacob Gregory (87)
Richard Seear (90+4)
Sat 10/09/22Cleator Moor CelticH15:00Postp
Sat 17/09/22Chadderton A15:00W 3-1 Jacob Gregory (46)
Richard Seear (81)
Jacob Gregory (84)
Tue 20/09/22Colne H19:45W 2-0 Jacob Gregory (72)
Jacob Gregory (78)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 24/09/22Barnoldswick Town H15:00L 0-3
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
Tue 27/09/22Ashton Town H19:45D 0-0
Sat 01/10/22Pilkington H15:00L 0-2
Sat 08/10/22FC St Helens H15:00WON Jacob Gregory (39)
  (The Edward Case Cup 2 N)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, AFC Blackpool won 4-2 on pens)
Sat 15/10/22FC St Helens A15:00L 1-2 Adama Sidibeh (31)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 22/10/22Daisy Hill A15:00L 1-3 Benjamin Duffield (31p)
Sat 29/10/22Ilkley Town H15:00D 2-2 Kyle Higham (21)
Benjamin Duffield (56p)
Sat 05/11/22South Liverpool A15:00L 1-5 Benjamin Duffield (9p)
Tue 15/11/22West Didsbury & ChorltonA19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 19/11/22Chadderton H15:00L 2-4 Jacob Gregory (23p)
Jacob Gregory (26)
Tue 22/11/22Cleator Moor Celtic H20:00W 3-0 Billy Dollin (14)
Jacob Gregory (39)
Jacob Gregory (62)
Sat 26/11/22South Liverpool A15:00LOST Robbie Hulme (33)
Jacob Gregory (78)
  (The Edward Case Cup 3)
  (2-2 after 90 mins, South Liverpool won 5-3 on pens)
Sat 03/12/22Daisy Hill H15:00D 2-2 Benjamin Duffield (70p)
Benjamin Duffield (77p)
Tue 06/12/22West Didsbury & Chorlton A19:45L 0-1
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 10/12/22Ilkley Town A15:00L 1-2 Jacob Gregory (13)
Wed 14/12/22Bacup BoroughA20:00Postp
Sat 17/12/22SteetonH15:00Postp
Mon 26/12/22Euxton Villa A15:00L 1-7 Billy Dollin (73)
Sat 07/01/23Pilkington A15:00L 1-5 Robbie Hulme (48)
Tue 10/01/23SteetonH20:00Postp
Sat 14/01/23South LiverpoolH15:00Postp
Sat 21/01/23NelsonH15:00Postp
Wed 25/01/23Bacup Borough H19:45W 2-1 Richard Seear (5)
Jacob Gregory (9)
Sat 04/02/23GarstangH15:00 
Tue 07/02/23Cleator Moor CelticA20:00 
Sat 11/02/23FC St HelensA15:00 
Tue 14/02/23South LiverpoolH19:45 
Sat 18/02/23Runcorn TownH15:00 
Tue 21/02/23SteetonH20:00 
Sat 25/02/23Darwen FCA15:00 
Sat 04/03/23Ashton TownA15:00 
Sat 11/03/23Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Tue 14/03/23NelsonH19:45 
Sat 18/03/23FC St HelensH15:00 
Fri 24/03/23GarstangA19:45 
Sat 01/04/23Atherton LRA15:00 
Mon 10/04/23Euxton VillaH15:00 
Sat 15/04/23Bacup BoroughA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
30/07/22Runcorn Town (A) D 1-1
02/08/22Atherton LR (H) W 3-1
13/08/22Ashton Town (H) W 3-0
20/08/22Nelson (A) D 2-2
27/08/22Holker OB (A) L 3-4
29/08/22Steeton (A) W 3-1
03/09/22Darwen FC (H) W 2-1
10/09/22Cleator Moor (H) Postp
17/09/22Chadderton (A) W 3-1
20/09/22Colne (H) W 2-0
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
24/09/22Barnoldswick Town (H) L 0-3
(The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
27/09/22Ashton Town (H) D 0-0
01/10/22Pilkington (H) L 0-2
08/10/22FC St Helens (H) W
(The Edward Case Cup 2 N)
(1-1 after 90 mins, AFC Blackpool won 4-2 on pens)
15/10/22FC St Helens (A) L 1-2
(The Macron Cup 1)
22/10/22Daisy Hill (A) L 1-3
29/10/22Ilkley Town (H) D 2-2
05/11/22South Liverpool (A) L 1-5
15/11/22West Dids & Chor (A) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
19/11/22Chadderton (H) L 2-4
22/11/22Cleator Moor (H) W 3-0
26/11/22South Liverpool (A) L
(The Edward Case Cup 3)
(2-2 after 90 mins, South Liverpool won 5-3 on pens)
03/12/22Daisy Hill (H) D 2-2
06/12/22West Dids & Chor (A) L 0-1
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
10/12/22Ilkley Town (A) L 1-2
14/12/22Bacup Borough (A) Postp
17/12/22Steeton (H) Postp
26/12/22Euxton Villa (A) L 1-7
07/01/23Pilkington (A) L 1-5
10/01/23Steeton (H) Postp
14/01/23South Liverpool (H) Postp
21/01/23Nelson (H) Postp
25/01/23Bacup Borough (H) W 2-1
04/02/23Garstang (H) 15:00
07/02/23Cleator Moor (A) 20:00
11/02/23FC St Helens (A) 15:00
14/02/23South Liverpool (H) 19:45
18/02/23Runcorn Town (H) 15:00
21/02/23Steeton (H) 20:00
25/02/23Darwen FC (A) 15:00
04/03/23Ashton Town (A) 15:00
11/03/23Holker OB (H) 15:00
14/03/23Nelson (H) 19:45
18/03/23FC St Helens (H) 15:00
24/03/23Garstang (A) 19:45
01/04/23Atherton LR (A) 15:00
10/04/23Euxton Villa (H) 15:00
15/04/23Bacup Borough (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Shakil Ali *0 +10000
Martin Baird0 +10010
Liam Birchall12 +30020
Conah Bishop5 +10020
Sullivan Bishop1 +10000
Liam Bleeker (GK)10000
Joseph Booth7 +10100
Ethan Bradshaw10000
Mikey Caldwell10000
Charlie Carpenter10000
Adam Chippendale *9 +20031
Jake Darnell1 +40000
Josh Dolby-Armstrong13 +50010
Billy Dollin4 +22030
Francis Donaghy110140
Benjamin Duffield17 +25013
Theo Farquharson1 +10000
Aaron Fleming10000
Jacob Gregory1813015
Daniel Hall (GK)240012
Tyler Hallan0 +20000
Robert Harris20000
Kyle Higham15 +21011
William Higham *20001
Fergus Hotchkiss (GK)00000
Jamie Houghton00000
Robbie Hulme72020
Blerti Jacaj20000
Lewis Jordan0 +20000
Freddie Kenyon2 +30000
Finlay Marsh0 +10000
Connor McAuley *0 +20000
Callum McHale *7 +50010
Billy McKenna11000
Alexander McLoughlin11 +20000
Ryan Milne0 +10000
Tarren Moxon9 +20000
Samuel Owens6 +20001
Fraser Poole8 +20000
Dominic Richmond *10000
William Riding *10000
Joseph Robinson191042
Michael Roddy *00000
Richard Seear8 +38020
Thomas Shuttleworth1 +10010
Adama Sidibeh *3 +11110
Matthew Sillett7 +40011
Lewis Simmons30000
Samuel Smedley1 +10000
Ethan Smyth3 +10010
Jordan Spedding00000
Sam Staunton-Turner00000
Adam Sumner1 +10010
Finley Topping0 +30000
Mamudu Touray Touray00000
Tye Turner10010
Maine Walder160000
Ryan White00000
Harry Whitham1 +20010
Regan Whittaker *0 +40000
Joshua Winder95002

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Martin Baird Manager
Joseph Booth Coach
Joseph Collins Coach
Jack Foti Kitman
Robert Harris Coach
Helen Lambe Kitman
Adam Sumner Assistant Manager
Liam Turner Coach

Matchday Information

Ground: Mechanics Ground

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

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2022/23 Admission Prices: £6 Adults, £3 Concessions

Programme Price: £2.00

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

Nearest Railway: Squires Gate (1.8 miles)

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, off Common Edge Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721


Twitter: @AFCBlackpool

Registered Colours: Tangerine Shirts, Tangerine Shorts, Tangerine Stockings

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Green shorts, Green Socks

Alternative Colours: White Shirts, White Shorts, White Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

Secretary: Alan Lowe

Chairman: Henry Baldwin

Manager: Martin Baird

Programme Editor: Mark Ashmore

Committee / Directors: Henry Baldwin, Alan Lowe, William Singleton, John Sanderson, Carole Webster.

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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