AFC Blackpool

Martin Baird
Mechanics Ground

Current Position: 11th

P W D L F A Pts
3 2 0 1 9 9 6

Current Form: 4th

5 4 0 1 12 10

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
04/11/20Daisy Hill (H)W 3-1
28/10/20Cleator Moor Celtic (H)W 3-1
10/10/20Esh Winning (A)W 2-1
03/10/20AFC Darwen (A)L 3-7
19/09/20Knaresborough Town (H)W 1-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
05/12/20Hallam (A)15:00
19/12/20AFC Darwen (H)15:00
26/12/20Garstang (A)15:00
02/01/21AFC Liverpool (H)15:00
09/01/21Bacup Borough (H)15:00
23/01/21Holker Old Boys (H)15:00

Latest News:

Baird brings in Hurst at Blackpool
AFC Blackpool Manager Martin Baird has strengthened his backroom team with the arrival of Simon Hurst as Joint Assistant Manager
McCaragher jets off back to Sweden to continue professional career
Central midfielder Greg McCaragher's time with AFC Blackpool has come to an end as he flies back to Sweden
Local community step in for AFC Blackpool
Vandalism had left the ground in no state to host football, just weeks before the season was due to begin.
Baird project building at The Mechanics
AFC Blackpool boss wants his side to take care of the old cliches

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 19/09/20Knaresborough Town H15:00W 1-0 John (42)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 03/10/20AFC Darwen A15:00L 3-7 Conah Bishop (40)
John Jo-Morris (45)
Adam Sumner (65)
Tue 06/10/20Bacup BoroughA20:00Postp
Sat 10/10/20Esh Winning A15:00W 2-1 Benjamin Duffield (30)
Benjamin Duffield (70)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Wed 14/10/20Lower BreckH19:45Postp
Sat 17/10/20Prestwich HeysA15:00Postp
Wed 21/10/20PilkingtonA19:45Postp
Sat 24/10/20NelsonH15:00Postp
Wed 28/10/20Cleator Moor Celtic H20:00W 3-1 Jamie Thomas (36)
Benjamin Duffield (67)
Jamie Thomas (72)
Sat 31/10/20HallamA15:00Postp
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Wed 04/11/20Daisy Hill H19:45W 3-1 Jamie Thomas (8)
Jamie Thomas (29)
Jamie Thomas (54)
Sat 05/12/20HallamA15:00 
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Sat 19/12/20AFC DarwenH15:00 
Sat 26/12/20GarstangA15:00 
Sat 02/01/21AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Sat 09/01/21Bacup BoroughH15:00 
Sat 23/01/21Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Sat 30/01/21ChaddertonA15:00 
Sat 06/02/21Bury AFCA15:00 
Sat 13/02/21Golcar UnitedH15:00 
Sat 20/02/21Ashton TownH15:00 
Sat 27/02/21NelsonA15:00 
Sat 06/03/21St Helens TownH15:00 
Sat 13/03/21Cleator Moor CelticA15:00 
Sat 20/03/21Atherton LRA15:00 
Wed 31/03/21PilkingtonH19:45 
Sat 03/04/21SteetonA15:00 
Mon 05/04/21GarstangH15:00 
Sat 10/04/21PilkingtonA15:00 
Sat 17/04/21Lower BreckA15:00 
Sat 24/04/21ChaddertonH15:00 
Sat 01/05/21Holker Old BoysA15:00 
Mon 03/05/21Golcar UnitedA15:00 
Sat 08/05/21Prestwich HeysH15:00 
Tue 11/05/21Ashton TownA19:45 
Sat 15/05/21Daisy HillA15:00 
Tue 18/05/21Bacup BoroughA20:00 
Sat 22/05/21SteetonH15:00 
Mon 24/05/21NelsonH19:45 
Sat 29/05/21AFC LiverpoolA15:00 
Mon 31/05/21Lower BreckH15:00 
Sat 12/06/21Atherton LRH15:00 
TBCPrestwich HeysA 
TBCSt Helens TownA 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
19/09/20Knaresborough (H) W 1-0
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
03/10/20AFC Darwen (A) L 3-7
06/10/20Bacup Borough (A) Postp
10/10/20Esh Winning (A) W 2-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
14/10/20Lower Breck (H) Postp
17/10/20Prestwich Heys (A) Postp
21/10/20Pilkington (A) Postp
24/10/20Nelson (H) Postp
28/10/20Cleator Moor (H) W 3-1
31/10/20Hallam (A) Postp
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
04/11/20Daisy Hill (H) W 3-1
05/12/20Hallam (A) 15:00
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
19/12/20AFC Darwen (H) 15:00
26/12/20Garstang (A) 15:00
02/01/21AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
09/01/21Bacup Borough (H) 15:00
23/01/21Holker OB (H) 15:00
30/01/21Chadderton (A) 15:00
06/02/21Bury AFC (A) 15:00
13/02/21Golcar United (H) 15:00
20/02/21Ashton Town (H) 15:00
27/02/21Nelson (A) 15:00
06/03/21St Helens Town (H) 15:00
13/03/21Cleator Moor (A) 15:00
20/03/21Atherton LR (A) 15:00
31/03/21Pilkington (H) 19:45
03/04/21Steeton (A) 15:00
05/04/21Garstang (H) 15:00
10/04/21Pilkington (A) 15:00
17/04/21Lower Breck (A) 15:00
24/04/21Chadderton (H) 15:00
01/05/21Holker OB (A) 15:00
03/05/21Golcar United (A) 15:00
08/05/21Prestwich Heys (H) 15:00
11/05/21Ashton Town (A) 19:45
15/05/21Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
18/05/21Bacup Borough (A) 20:00
22/05/21Steeton (H) 15:00
24/05/21Nelson (H) 19:45
29/05/21AFC Liverpool (A) 15:00
31/05/21Lower Breck (H) 15:00
12/06/21Atherton LR (H) 15:00
TBCPrestwich Heys (A)
TBCSt Helens Town (A)

Matchday Information

Ground: Mechanics Ground

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

Postcode: FY4 5DY

Telephone: 01253 761721

Midweek Night: Wednesday

2020/21 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

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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, off 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, Green shorts, Green Socks

Alternative Colours: White Shirts, White Shorts, Orange Socks

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

Secretary: Alan Lowe

Chairman: Henry Baldwin

Manager: Martin Baird

Programme Editor: Antony Clegg

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

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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