AFC Fylde can confirm that Midfielder Danny Philliskirk has today joined Vanarama National League North side Southport on a two-month loan.

Philliskirk started his career at his hometown club Oldham Athletic before signing a four-year contract with Chelsea in 2007.

During this time, he spent time out on loan at Oxford United and Sheffield United before signing for the Blades in 2011.

Philliskirk made over 40 appearances in the 2019/20 season, scoring a memorable winner away at Solihull Moors in the playoff semi-final to set up a playoff final with Salford City.

Danny has made 209 appearances for the Club and has our best wishes for the duration of his loan at Haig Avenue.