AFC Fylde

association football club in Wesham in England, UK

AFC Fylde is a football club in Lancashire, England.

AFC Fylde
Full nameAFC Fylde
Nickname(s)The Coasters
Founded1988; 36 years ago (1988)
(as Kirkham & Wesham)
GroundMill Farm
ChairmanDavid Haythornthwaite
ManagerJim Bentley
LeagueNational League North
2020–21Season abandoned
WebsiteClub website

Currently, the club plays in the National League North, and it is 6th to the significance of the division in the Football League system of England.

History change

The club was formed in 1988 after the merger of the Football teams Kirkham Town and Wesham and was named Kirkham & Wesham.[1][2]

They started playing in the Division One of the West Lancashire League, in 1998 the League was reorganized, and its Division One was renamed Prime Division.[3]

The club won the Northern Counties Cup in seasons 2004/05, 2005/06 and 2006/07.[4]

Before the start of the 2008/09, the Club changed the name to the A.F.C. Fylde.[5]

Records change

  • Best FA Cup performance: 2019–20
  • Best FA Trophy performance: Winners, 2018–19
  • Best FA Vase performance: Winners, 2007–08
  • Record attendance: 3,858 vs Chorley, National League North, 26 December 2016[6]
  • Biggest victory: 10–0 vs Droylsden, Northern Premier League Premier Division, 29 October 2013[7]

References change

  1. "Kirkham & Wesham Football Club". 2007-12-12. Archived from the original on 2007-12-12. Retrieved 2021-05-13.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "Who are non-league clubs in FA Cup first round?". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 2021-05-13. Retrieved 2021-05-13.
  3. "Football Club History Database - Kirkham & Wesham". Archived from the original on 2020-02-19. Retrieved 2021-05-13.
  4. "Northern Counties Cup". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2021-05-13.
  5. "A.F.C. Fylde". Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2021-05-13.
  6. "3,858 vs Chorley". AFC Fylde. Archived from the original on 2021-01-23. Retrieved 2021-05-13.
  7. "This Week In Coasters History". AFC Fylde. 2014-10-28. Archived from the original on 2021-05-13. Retrieved 2021-05-13.