AFC Darwen
Reformed 2009
Kenny Langford/Luke Evans
WEC Group Anchor Ground

Current Position: 9th

P W D L F A Pts
35 16 5 14 73 78 53

Current Form: 10th

6 2 2 2 8 7

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
13/04/19AFC Liverpool (H)L 0-1
06/04/19Carlisle City (H)D 2-2
03/04/19Ashton Town (H)D 1-1
30/03/19Shelley (H)W 2-0
27/03/19Garstang (A)L 0-3
23/03/19Holker Old Boys (A)W 3-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
22/04/19Prestwich Heys (A)15:00
24/04/19Avro (A)20:00
27/04/19Steeton (A)15:00

Latest News:

Success for AFC Darwen in Buildbase Transfer Deal
AFC Darwen on shortlist for Buildbase grant award
300 up for Karl
Karl Turner made his 300th competitive appearance for AFC Darwen in the game against St Helens Town last Saturday.
Joint manager appointment at AFC Darwen
AFC Darwen have announced that Luke Evans has been appointed as joint first team manager.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18Shelley A15:00W 3-1 Adam Heaney (14)
Jamie Edwards (31)
Adam Heaney (48)
Wed 08/08/18AFC Blackpool H19:45L 2-3 Yahya Saeed (69)
Martin Parker (88)
Sat 11/08/18Barnton H15:00W 3-1 Danny Taylor (45)
Adam Heaney (58)
Danny Taylor (82)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Wed 15/08/18Avro H19:45L 1-4 Yayha Saeed (1)
Sat 18/08/18St Helens Town A15:00D 2-2 Adam Heaney (19)
Bradley Cooper (66)
Tue 21/08/18Nelson A19:45D 1-1 Matthew Cain (47)
Sat 25/08/18Trafford H15:00L 1-4 Harrison Green (52)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Mon 27/08/18Garstang H15:00W 2-1 Elliot Pond (18)
Daniel Taylor (81)
Sat 01/09/18Carlisle City A15:00W 3-1 Daniel Taylor (44)
Leon Creech (46)
Leon Creech (90+4)
Tue 04/09/18Chadderton H19:45W 5-1 Elliot Pond (56)
Yayha Saeed (62)
Yayha Saeed (70)
Yayha Saeed (80p)
Elliott Pond (90)
Sat 08/09/18Carlisle City H15:00L 2-4 Leon Creech (67)
Daniel Taylor (74)
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Wed 12/09/18Atherton LR H19:45W 1-0 Yayha Saeed (56p)
Sat 15/09/18Garstang H15:00L 1-2 Matthew Farnworth (47)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 22/09/18Cleator Moor Celtic A15:00L 1-7 Elliott Pond (51)
Tue 25/09/18Colne A19:45L 3-5 Nyle Ellis (2)
Sam Knowles (39)
Sam Holt (90)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 29/09/18Atherton LR A15:00D 4-4 Elliot Pond (12)
Leon Creech (18)
Leon Creech (41)
Elliot Pond (69)
Wed 10/10/18Daisy Hill H19:45Aband
Sat 20/10/18Eccleshall A15:00L 2-3 Jamie Gibson (18)
Kiel Lonsdale (26)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 27/10/18Holker Old Boys H15:00W 2-1 Daniel Taylor (32)
Elliot Pond (70)
Wed 31/10/18Daisy Hill H19:45L 1-3 Leon Creech (12)
Sat 03/11/18Lower Breck A15:00L 0-5
Fri 09/11/18AFC Liverpool A19:45L 2-3 Elliot Pond (14p)
Leon Creech (45)
Sat 17/11/18Longridge Town A15:00W 2-1 Danny Taylor (18)
Sam Knowles (90)
Wed 21/11/18Steeton H19:45L 2-4 Nicholas McNalley (17)
Danny Taylor (51)
Sat 24/11/18Cleator Moor Celtic H15:00W 3-0 Nicholas McNally (41)
Kyle Ellis (60)
Elliot Pond (77)
Sat 01/12/18Ashton Town A15:00W 4-3 Elliot Pond (12)
Elliot Pond (15)
Elliot Pond (32)
Daniel Taylor (62)
Sat 08/12/18Lower Breck H15:00W 3-2 Elliot Pond (51)
Sam Knowles (80)
Sam Holt (90+7)
Sat 15/12/18Daisy Hill A15:00W 3-2 Karl Turner (60)
Corey Harrison (62)
Samuel Knowes (70)
Sat 22/12/18St Helens TownH15:00Postp
Wed 26/12/18Prestwich Heys H15:00L 2-3 Corey Harrison (41)
Elliot Pond (90+7)
Sat 29/12/18Bacup Borough H15:00W 2-1 Elliot Pond (3p)
Elliot Pond (16)
Sat 05/01/19Chadderton A15:00L 0-4
Sat 12/01/19Longridge Town H15:00L 2-6 Kiel Lonsdale (43)
Kiel Lonsdale (57)
Sat 19/01/19AFC Blackpool A15:00L 1-3 Daniel Taylor (80)
Sat 26/01/19St Helens Town H15:00W 7-1 Elliot Pond (23)
Leon Creech (26)
Elliot Pond (40)
Leon Creech (45)
Danny Taylor (61)
Elliot Pond (70)
Karl Turner (90+4)
Sat 02/02/19Bacup BoroughA15:00Postp
Sat 23/02/19Nelson H15:00W 2-1 Leon Creech (7)
Leon Creech (40)
Sat 02/03/19Bacup Borough A15:00L 2-3 Leon Creech (65p)
Daniel Taylor (82)
Wed 06/03/19Avro A19:45Aband
Sat 23/03/19Holker Old Boys A15:00W 3-0 Elliot Pond (12p)
Leon Creech(19)
Aspen Feathers (85)
Wed 27/03/19Garstang A19:45L 0-3
Sat 30/03/19Shelley H15:00W 2-0 Daniel Taylor (40)
Elliot Pond (86p)
Wed 03/04/19Ashton Town H19:45D 1-1 Aspin Feathers (78)
Sat 06/04/19Carlisle City H15:00D 2-2 Elliot Pond (32)
Elliot Pond (35)
Sat 13/04/19AFC Liverpool H15:00L 0-1
Mon 22/04/19Prestwich HeysA15:00 
Wed 24/04/19AvroA20:00 
Sat 27/04/19SteetonA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18Shelley (A) W 3-1
08/08/18AFC Blackpool (H) L 2-3
11/08/18Barnton (H) W 3-1
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
15/08/18Avro (H) L 1-4
18/08/18St Helens Town (A) D 2-2
21/08/18Nelson (A) D 1-1
25/08/18Trafford (H) L 1-4
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
27/08/18Garstang (H) W 2-1
01/09/18Carlisle City (A) W 3-1
04/09/18Chadderton (H) W 5-1
08/09/18Carlisle City (H) L 2-4
(The First Division Cup 1)
12/09/18Atherton LR (H) W 1-0
15/09/18Garstang (H) L 1-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
22/09/18Cleator Moor (A) L 1-7
25/09/18Colne (A) L 3-5
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
29/09/18Atherton LR (A) D 4-4
10/10/18Daisy Hill (H) Aband
20/10/18Eccleshall (A) L 2-3
(The Macron Cup 1)
27/10/18Holker OB (H) W 2-1
31/10/18Daisy Hill (H) L 1-3
03/11/18Lower Breck (A) L 0-5
09/11/18AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-3
17/11/18Longridge Town (A) W 2-1
21/11/18Steeton (H) L 2-4
24/11/18Cleator Moor (H) W 3-0
01/12/18Ashton Town (A) W 4-3
08/12/18Lower Breck (H) W 3-2
15/12/18Daisy Hill (A) W 3-2
22/12/18St Helens Town (H) Postp
26/12/18Prestwich Heys (H) L 2-3
29/12/18Bacup Borough (H) W 2-1
05/01/19Chadderton (A) L 0-4
12/01/19Longridge Town (H) L 2-6
19/01/19AFC Blackpool (A) L 1-3
26/01/19St Helens Town (H) W 7-1
02/02/19Bacup Borough (A) Postp
23/02/19Nelson (H) W 2-1
02/03/19Bacup Borough (A) L 2-3
06/03/19Avro (A) Aband
23/03/19Holker OB (A) W 3-0
27/03/19Garstang (A) L 0-3
30/03/19Shelley (H) W 2-0
03/04/19Ashton Town (H) D 1-1
06/04/19Carlisle City (H) D 2-2
13/04/19AFC Liverpool (H) L 0-1
22/04/19Prestwich Heys (A) 15:00
24/04/19Avro (A) 20:00
27/04/19Steeton (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Lewis Ashworth0000000
Kallum Banks7000000
James Brindle (GK)1100000
Aaron Brown0000000
Elliott Brown0000000
Fenton Brown0100000
Gary Brown2600010
Matthew Cain8310011
Liam Cole5700010
Bradley Cooper1101000
Joshua Cosgrove (GK)2000001
Leon Creech321150014
Kahiel Crosdale0500000
Adam Douglas0100000
Henry Eadie5400010
Jamie Edwards32210010
Nyle Ellis27220031
Matthew Farnworth30100040
Aspen Feathers0501010
Sami Fisk0000000
Jon Fraser11600030
Jamie Gibson14210000
Jordan Gidley (GK)32000012
Harrison Green15320021
Corey Harrison5410010
Adam Heaney8230000
Anthony Hodges13000250
Samuel Holt16020191
Dylan Jackson-Cooney0000000
Luke Jarrold4200010
Sam Knowles22131210
Bobby Langford1000010
Raphael Lewis0000000
Kiel Lonsdale221300113
Casey McLellan0000000
Nicholas McNally *9120102
Adam Monk0000000
Lewis Nixon0000000
Samson Ogundaisi0000000
Joshua Oneill0000000
Martin Parker11210120
Elliot Pond292230017
Kyle Preece1100000
Jack Prince61200020
Samuel Reeves *0000000
Yahya Saeed *10133012
Joshua Senior0000000
Elliott Smith2000000
Daniel Taylor333121199
Karl Turner151011011
Ryan Tweddle (GK) *3000000
Scott Walsh1200000
Elliot Welsh0000000
James Whittingham (GK)3000000
Kieran Wood12000030
Matthew Wright (GK)0100000
Marcus Young0000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

James Brindle 
Gary Brown 
Luke Evans 
Sinead Garvin$ 
Kenneth Langford 
Simon Littler 
Joseph McGurk 
Gemma Seddon 

Matchday Information

Ground: WEC Group Anchor Ground

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 0BB

Telephone: 01254 776193

Midweek Night: Wednesday

2018/19 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions. Under 16`s FREE when accompanied by an adult.

Programme Price: £1.50

Directions: M65 to junction 4. At traffic lights turn left onto A666 (signposted Darwen). After approx 1/2 mile turn left between Anchor Car sales and the Anchor Pub. Bear right and ground is on the left.

Please click here to obtain step by step directions from any UK postcode

Nearest Railway: Darwen

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: BLACKBURN Town Centre to BOLTON Bus Route via Ewood ask for Anchor stop, Darwen

Parking Facilities: Crown Paints Car Park is a large car park which is adjacent to the ground

Ground Facilities: Male and Female Officials Changing rooms, Home and Away Team Changing rooms, Club House, Café area, Stand, Office, Football Pitch, Turnstiles

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: AFC Darwen Limited C/N 05388225

Ground: WEC Group Anchor Ground

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 0BB

Telephone: 01254 776193


Twitter: @AFCDarwen1

Registered Colours: Red Shirts, Red Shorts, Red Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Light Grey Shirt, Light Grey Shorts, Light Grey Socks

Alternative Colours: Navy Blue Shirts, Navy Blue Shorts, Navy Blue Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Socks

Secretary: Elaine Littler

Chairman: Robert Eccles

Manager: Kenny Langford/Luke Evans

Programme Editor: Steve Hart

Committee / Directors: Mike Vizzard, David Ainsworth, David Littler, Stan Clucas, Derek Wildeman, Trevor Maxfield, Vince Sherry, Leigh Ashworth, Sinead Garvin

County Affiliation: Lancashire

Year Formed: Reformed 2009

Record Attendance: 842 v Hanley Town (Play off Final 2015)

Previous Leagues:

West Lancashire Football League Football Alliance Football League Division 1 Lancashire Combination Cheshire League


Marsden Cup Winners 1880
East Lancs Cup 1884
Promotion to Division 1 Football League 1893
F.A. Cup Semi Finalists 1881
Lancashire League Champions 1902
Lancashire Combination Champions 1931, 1932,1973, 1975
Lancashire Combination Cup Winners 1930,1931, 1975
Lancashire Junior Cup Winners 1973
George Watson Trophy Winners 1973
LFA Youth Cup Winners 1975
NWCFL Challenge Cup Winners 1983
Lancashire Floodlight Trophy Winners 1990
NWCFL Reserve Division Cup 1993-94
Blackburn & Dist. Youth League Winners 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97
Blackburn & Dist. Youth League Cup Winners 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97
ATS Trophy Winners 1933
Runners-Up 1930, 1948,1999
North West Alliance Cup Winners 1996
NWCFL Reserve Division Runners-Up 2000
NWCFL Reserve Challenge Cup Winners 2013/14
The Reusch First Division Cup Winners 2014/15
First Division Play Off Final Winners 2014-15.

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