Month: March 2017

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Thousands turn out in support of Fernando Ricksen in Fleetwood

An England Select side featuring Darren Anderton and Lee Hendrie beat Rangers Legends 3-2 in a star-studded friendly to raise money for Fernando Ricksen’s MND foundation.

Former Gers and Holland star Ricksen was diagnosed with an aggressive Motor Neurone Disease in 2013 and watched the game from a dugout.

To read the full story, visit the original ‘Thousands turn out in support of Fernando Ricksen as Rangers Legends beaten by England Select XI at Fleetwood‘ story.

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Conor ready for a massive game

Conor McLaughlin has secured a place in the EFL League One team of the season and now the Northern Ireland international is preparing to represent Fleetwood Town on the international stage once again.

Town boss Uwe Rosler was also crowned the EFL’s manager of the season for League One, the results based on votes submitted by a regional media representative of each of the 72 EFL clubs.

To read the full story, visit the original ‘Fleetwood’s McLaughlin in team of season and ready for one of the matches of the year‘ story.

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Bobby full of praise for Andy Pilley

Fleetwood midfielder Bobby Grant hailed chairman Andy Pilley as he committed his future to the club until 2019.

Grant made the short trip along the Fylde coast from Blackpool to Town in 2015 and has not looked back since. The Seasiders have dropped into the fourth tier and Town are in the midst of a historic season and a potential promotion to the second tier for the first time.

To read the full story, visit the original ‘Grant praise for Town chief Pilley‘ story.

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Fleetwood will be ready for promotion

Town are exceeding Andy’s expectations as they prepare for the business end of the season battling at the right end of League One.

Uwe Rosler’s side are unbeaten in 17 league games and remain third after last night’s favourable results.

They are preparing for Saturday’s trip to Scunthorpe, who are still above them on goal difference only after last night’s 2-1 home defeat by Wimbledon, and Pilley will provide free coach travel for 50 Fleetwood High School students to encourage the next generation to join the Cod Army.

To read the full story, visit the original ‘Pilley: No targets but if Fleetwood go up we’ll be ready‘ story.

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