Maine Walder

Walder is a versatile defender who primarily plays in central defence, but can also play at left-back. Maine was an AFC Fylde player at 14 years of age, coming through our junior academy team, and has continued to develop throughout his four years at the club. He captained his side throughout his final season at […]

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Jamie Stott

Stott joins the Coasters on a season-long loan deal from National League side Stockport County. The left-back is a product of Oldham Athletic’s academy, and gained experience from them at both League One and League Two level. During the 2018/19 campaign, Stott helped Stockport win the National League North title, whilst also collecting the Young […]

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Emeka Obi

Emeka Obi joined AFC Fylde in February 2020 after leaving Wigan Athletic the same month via mutual consent. Aged 15 years and 86 days, he made his professional debut in a Football League Trophy match for Bury on 30 August 2016, coming on as an 85th-minute substitute in a 4–1 win over to Morecambe becoming […]

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Jack Byrne

Academy graduate, Jack Byrne, put pen to paper on his first professional contract at the start of the 20/21 season.  A tall, athletic central defender who has progressed through the academy system, catching the eye of Jim Bentley with some solid performances for the U18’s.  Byrne played an integral role in the Under 18’s 2019/20 […]

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Luke Conlan

The highly-rated, Luke Conlan,  joined The Coasters from Morecambe FC in September 2020. The Northern-Irish defender had originally progressed through Burnley’s academy, before spending time on loan at St.Mirren and Morecambe. Jim Bentley made the move permanent in 2016, and Conlan went on to make 124 appearances in all competitions prior to his reunion with […]

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Alex Whitmore

Coasters captain Alex Whitmore was a product of Burnley’s youth system, where he gained first-team experience out on loan at Chester and Gateshead. Following the experience in the National League, Whitmore made the step up to the Football League with Morecambe on loan, where he made 43 appearances for The Shrimps. After spells with Bury, […]

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