We’re in FA Trophy action today, as The First Round Proper kicks off.

Whilst the Coasters take to the field for the first time this season in The Buildbase FA Trophy, this will be Stratford Town’s sixth outing.

But what can Fylde expect? Who is Town’s main man? Read all about it in our match preview.


Today’s match programme features an interview with FA Trophy winner Andy Bond.

Andy talks about his memories of winning at Wembley with Barrow back in 2010, when they beat Stevenage 2-1.

He also talks about how this gave him a platform for his career, and helped him to put the disappointment of his early years behind him.

The programme is available from around the ground today for just £3, and has a whole host of our regular features.

There are updates from Dave Challinor and his backroom team, as well as Chairman David Haythornthwaite, and Chief Executive Jamie Roberts, as well as features on our visitors, our foundation, and much more.

Around The Ground

As ever, there’ll be lots going on around the ground, including the 50/50 draw, where you can win lots of great prizes and our popular golden goal competition – both £1 each to enter.

Bradleys Sports Bar will be open from 11am, as usual, serving the best local food and drink, with Manchester City taking on Everton at 12.30pm.

There’s football to be watched after our game too, as Fulham host West Ham in the Premier League in a London Derby kicking off at 5.30pm,

If you’re looking for somewhere else to grab your pre-match drinks, Springfields, based at the Fylde Sports and Education Centre will be open from 9am, stocked with everything you could need.


Tickets are as little as £5 for adults and £3 for U16’s – so make sure to get yourself down for an afternoon of cup football and a strong Fylde team.  

You can buy these from the club shop, where we will also have lots of Coasters merch to get just-in-time for Christmas!


Coasters fans can follow the action on the radio, with broadcasts from both Fylde Coast Radio and Livesports Fm, as well as our usual coverage on Twitter.