AFC Darwen

Reformed 2009
Kenny Langford
WEC Group Anchor Ground

Current Position: 3rd

P W D L F A Pts
7 4 0 3 20 16 12

Current Form: 9th

6 3 0 3 13 13

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
28/12/20Ashton Town (H)W 2-0
19/12/20AFC Blackpool (A)W 4-2
04/11/20Lower Breck (H)L 0-1
24/10/20Chadderton (H)W 3-1
17/10/20Bury AFC (A)L 2-6
14/10/20Golcar United (H)L 2-3

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

AFC Darwen clarify managerial situation
The NWCFL First Division North side have announced that Kenny Langford will be taking charge of the First team for the time being
Second managerial casualty of the day as another NWCFL boss leaves
AFC Darwen are now searching for a new manager after Luke Evans leaves the club
Evans hoping to make Anchor Road a fortress
With a new state of the art 3G pitch near completion AFC Darwen boss is hoping they can make their ground a difficult place to come
Success for AFC Darwen in Buildbase Transfer Deal

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Tue 01/09/20Barnoldswick Town H19:45L 2-4 Ryan Steele (66)
Kiel Lonsdale (75)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 19/09/20Staveley Miners Welfare N15:00WON
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
  (0-0 after 90 mins, AFC Darwen won 5-6 on pens)
Sat 03/10/20AFC Blackpool H15:00W 7-3 Daniel Ashburner (5)
Jamie Edwards (17)
Ryan Steele (25p)
Ryan Steele (44p)
Sam Knowles (61)
Ryan Steele (67)
Leon Creech (75)
Wed 07/10/20St Helens TownH19:45Postp
Sat 10/10/20Runcorn Town H15:00L 0-2
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Wed 14/10/20Golcar United H19:45L 2-3 Ryan Steele (39p)
Ryan Steele (44)
Sat 17/10/20Bury AFC A15:00L 2-6 Matthew Johnson (49)
Leon Creech (58)
Wed 21/10/20Holker Old BoysH19:45Postp
Sat 24/10/20Chadderton H15:00W 3-1 Sam Knowles (12)
Rio Wilson (23)
Kiel Lonsdale (82)
Wed 04/11/20Lower Breck H19:45L 0-1
Sat 19/12/20AFC Blackpool A15:00W 4-2 Ben Langford (8)
Daniel Ashburner (33)
Leon Creech (58)
Leon Creech (90+1)
Mon 28/12/20Ashton Town H15:00W 2-0 Samuel Holt (15)
Rio Wilson (87)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
01/09/20Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 2-4
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
19/09/20Staveley MW (A) W
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
(0-0 after 90 mins, AFC Darwen won 5-6 on pens)
03/10/20AFC Blackpool (H) W 7-3
07/10/20St Helens Town (H) Postp
10/10/20Runcorn Town (H) L 0-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
14/10/20Golcar United (H) L 2-3
17/10/20Bury AFC (A) L 2-6
21/10/20Holker OB (H) Postp
24/10/20Chadderton (H) W 3-1
04/11/20Lower Breck (H) L 0-1
19/12/20AFC Blackpool (A) W 4-2
28/12/20Ashton Town (H) W 2-0

Matchday Information

Ground: WEC Group Anchor Ground

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 2HX

Telephone: 07778191788

Midweek Night: Wednesday

2020/21 Admission Prices: £6 Adults, £3 Concessions, £2 Children but FREE if accompanied by Adult

Programme Price: £1.50

Directions: M65 to junction 4. At traffic lights turn left onto A666 (signposted Darwen). After approx 1/2 mile turn left between Anchor Car sales and the Anchor Pub. Bear right and ground is on the left.

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Nearest Railway: Darwen

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: BLACKBURN Town Centre to BOLTON Bus Route via Ewood ask for Anchor stop, Darwen

Parking Facilities: Crown Paints Car Park is a large car park which is adjacent to the ground

Ground Facilities: Male and Female Officials Changing rooms, Home and Away Team Changing rooms, Club House, Café area, Stand, Office, Football Pitch, Turnstiles

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: AFC Darwen Limited C/N 05388225

Ground: WEC Group Anchor Ground

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 2HX

Telephone: 07778191788


Twitter: @AFCDarwen1

Registered Colours: Red Shirts, Red Shorts, Red Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Light Grey Shirt, Light Grey Shorts, Black Socks

Alternative Colours: Navy Blue Shirts, Navy Blue Shorts, Navy Blue Socks

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

Secretary: Sarah Hindle

Chairman: Sarah Hindle

Manager: Kenny Langford

Programme Editor: Steve Hart

Committee / Directors: Kenny Langford, Sarah Hindle, David Ainsworth, Elaine Littler, Graham Walsh, David Littler, Stan Clucas, Steve Hart, Gary McGurk, Simon Littler, Cath McGurk, Jo Cooney, Joanne Duckworth.

County Affiliation: Lancashire

Year Formed: Reformed 2009

Record Attendance: 842 v Hanley Town (Play off Final 2015)

Previous Leagues:

West Lancashire Football League Football Alliance Football League Division 1 Lancashire Combination Cheshire League


Marsden Cup Winners 1880
East Lancs Cup 1884
Promotion to Division 1 Football League 1893
F.A. Cup Semi Finalists 1881
Lancashire League Champions 1902
Lancashire Combination Champions 1931, 1932,1973, 1975
Lancashire Combination Cup Winners 1930,1931, 1975
Lancashire Junior Cup Winners 1973
George Watson Trophy Winners 1973
LFA Youth Cup Winners 1975
NWCFL Challenge Cup Winners 1983
Lancashire Floodlight Trophy Winners 1990
NWCFL Reserve Division Cup 1993-94
Blackburn &
Dist. Youth League Winners 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97
Blackburn &
Dist. Youth League Cup Winners 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97
ATS Trophy Winners 1933
Runners-Up 1930, 1948,1999
North West Alliance Cup Winners 1996
NWCFL Reserve Division Runners-Up 2000
NWCFL Reserve Challenge Cup Winners 2013/14
The Reusch First Division Cup Winners 2014/15
First Division Play Off Final Winners 2014-15.

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