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

Current Position: 12th

P W D L F A Pts
3 1 0 2 6 8 3

Current Form: 7th

4 2 0 2 9 9

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
15/08/18Avro (H)L 1-4
11/08/18Barnton (H)W 3-1
08/08/18AFC Blackpool (H)L 2-3
04/08/18Shelley (A)W 3-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
18/08/18St Helens Town (A)15:00
21/08/18Nelson (A)19:45
25/08/18Trafford (H)15:00
27/08/18Garstang (H)15:00
01/09/18Carlisle City (A)15:00
05/09/18Chadderton (H)15:00

Latest News:

Joint manager appointment at AFC Darwen
AFC Darwen have announced that Luke Evans has been appointed as joint first team manager.
Emblematically Speaking - AFC Darwen
A torse, three bolls and a man with a pick axe catch Stewart Taylor's attention this week, as he explores the history behind the AFC Darwen emblem.
Development Squad Trials At AFC Darwen
AFC Darwen are holding open trials at the WEC Group Anchor Ground this coming Saturday 23rd April, for their new development squad.
AFC Darwen Achieve Charter Standard Status
AFC Darwen have been awarded FA Charter Standard status at community level by the Lancashire FA, the highest status that can be awarded to a club.

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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 TownA15:00 
Tue 21/08/18NelsonA19:45 
Sat 25/08/18TraffordH15:00 
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Mon 27/08/18GarstangH15:00 
Sat 01/09/18Carlisle CityA15:00 
Wed 05/09/18ChaddertonH15:00Postp
Sat 08/09/18Carlisle CityH15:00 
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Wed 12/09/18Atherton LRH19:45 
Sat 15/09/18GarstangH15:00 
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 22/09/18Cleator Moor CelticA15:00 
Sat 29/09/18Atherton LRA15:00 
Sat 13/10/18SteetonH15:00 
Sat 20/10/18EccleshallA15:00 
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 27/10/18Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Wed 31/10/18Daisy HillH19:45 
Sat 03/11/18Lower BreckA15:00 
Sat 10/11/18AFC LiverpoolA15:00 
Sat 17/11/18Longridge TownA15:00 
Sat 24/11/18Longridge TownH15:00 
Sat 01/12/18Ashton TownA15:00 
Sat 08/12/18Lower BreckH15:00 
Sat 15/12/18Daisy HillA15:00 
Sat 22/12/18St Helens TownH15:00 
Wed 26/12/18Prestwich HeysH15:00 
Sat 29/12/18Bacup BoroughH15:00 
Sat 05/01/19ChaddertonA15:00 
Sat 19/01/19AFC BlackpoolA15:00 
Sat 26/01/19Cleator Moor CelticH15:00 
Sat 02/02/19Bacup BoroughA15:00 
Sat 16/02/19AvroA15:00 
Sat 23/02/19NelsonH15:00 
Sat 09/03/19GarstangA15:00 
Sat 16/03/19Carlisle CityH15:00 
Sat 23/03/19Holker Old BoysA15:00 
Sat 30/03/19ShelleyH15:00 
Sat 13/04/19AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Sat 20/04/19SteetonA15:00 
Mon 22/04/19Prestwich HeysA15:00 
Sat 27/04/19Ashton TownH15:00 

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) 15:00
21/08/18Nelson (A) 19:45
25/08/18Trafford (H) 15:00
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
27/08/18Garstang (H) 15:00
01/09/18Carlisle City (A) 15:00
05/09/18Chadderton (H) Postp
08/09/18Carlisle City (H) 15:00
(The First Division Cup 1)
12/09/18Atherton LR (H) 19:45
15/09/18Garstang (H) 15:00
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
22/09/18Cleator Moor (A) 15:00
29/09/18Atherton LR (A) 15:00
13/10/18Steeton (H) 15:00
20/10/18Eccleshall (A) 15:00
(The Macron Cup 1)
27/10/18Holker OB (H) 15:00
31/10/18Daisy Hill (H) 19:45
03/11/18Lower Breck (A) 15:00
10/11/18AFC Liverpool (A) 15:00
17/11/18Longridge Town (A) 15:00
24/11/18Longridge Town (H) 15:00
01/12/18Ashton Town (A) 15:00
08/12/18Lower Breck (H) 15:00
15/12/18Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
22/12/18St Helens Town (H) 15:00
26/12/18Prestwich Heys (H) 15:00
29/12/18Bacup Borough (H) 15:00
05/01/19Chadderton (A) 15:00
19/01/19AFC Blackpool (A) 15:00
26/01/19Cleator Moor (H) 15:00
02/02/19Bacup Borough (A) 15:00
16/02/19Avro (A) 15:00
23/02/19Nelson (H) 15:00
09/03/19Garstang (A) 15:00
16/03/19Carlisle City (H) 15:00
23/03/19Holker OB (A) 15:00
30/03/19Shelley (H) 15:00
13/04/19AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
20/04/19Steeton (A) 15:00
22/04/19Prestwich Heys (A) 15:00
27/04/19Ashton Town (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Lewis Ashworth0000000
James Brindle (GK)1100000
Elliott Brown0000000
Fenton Brown0000000
Gary Brown0000000
Matthew Cain0200000
Liam Cole1300000
Bradley Cooper0000000
Joshua Cosgrove (GK)1000000
Kahiel Crosdale #0000000
Jamie Edwards4010000
Sami Fisk0000000
Jon Fraser0100000
Harrison Green3110000
Corey Harrison2000010
Adam Heaney4020000
Anthony Hodges1000000
Dylan Jackson-Cooney0000000
Sam Knowles3000100
Bobby Langford1000010
Raphael Lewis0000000
Kiel Lonsdale4000020
Casey McLellan0000000
Adam Monk0000000
Lewis Nixon0000000
Samson Ogundaisi0000000
Martin Parker3010010
Elliot Pond0000000
Jack Prince0000000
Yahya Saeed4020001
Joshua Senior0000000
Daniel Taylor4020032
Karl Turner2200010
Elliot Welsh0000000
James Whittingham (GK)2000000
Kieran Wood4000000
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 

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: @AFCDarwen

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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