AFC Fylde will play in the National League North next season, a division the Coasters were promoted from as champions in the 2016/17 season.


We take a look at next season’s opponents, as Jim Bentley and his side look to secure promotion back to the National League.

Our next team ‘under review’, is Farsley Celtic.


Celtic, The Celt Army


The Citadel (Previously known as Throstle Nest) (Capacity 4,000)

2019/20 League Position:


Star Player 19/20:

Danny Ellis – The Farsley captain has plenty of experience at National League North level having spent most of his career playing for Guiseley and Harrogate Town, coming up against the Coasters on several occasions.


Adam Lakeland – The former Northwich Victoria manager return from an 18 month hiatus to take over at the Yorkshire club in 2018 and guide them to the West Riding County Cup and later the Northern Premier League title in his first season.

Last Played:

The two sides last met in the Northern Premier League Division One North, where they shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw at Kellamergh Park in October 2011.

Last Played Home: 15/10/2011 – AFC Fylde 2-2 Farsley Celtic

Last Played Away: 10/09/2011 Farsley Celtic 2-0 AFC Fylde


The distance from Mill Farm to The Citadel is 76.1 miles via the M55, M61 and M62 motorways and should take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to drive.