Month: November 2016

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EFL cancels talks over 100-team plan for 5 divisions

Plans for a shake-up of English football to create 100 teams in five divisions have been cancelled after talks between the English Football League and the Football Association broke down.

Fleetwood Town chairman Andy Pilley:”Delighted to see EFL ‘Whole Game Solution’ proposal shelved. It’s not broken so leave it alone.”

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“We’re building a relationship with Southport”

Fleetwood Town chairman Andy Pilley has said that the club is now building a closer relationship with Southport after an ‘intense rivalry’ six years ago.

The two sides play each other in the FA Cup first round on Monday night, the first time they have ever met in the competition. Fleetwood are now a Sky Bet League One side and a Southport win could potentially be described as a giant-killing, something that seemed unimaginable less than 10 years ago.

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BES Utilities welcomes a new Managing Director

Nick Dilworth joined BES‘ senior management team in April 2016 and recently replaced the former Managing Director, Andy Pilley, who has now taken up the role of Chairman.

Nick will work alongside the Chairman and existing Board of Directors, and his appointment follows a series of senior appointments over recent months as the business continues its focus on compliant growth.

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