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Cod Army Chairman provides experience of a lifetime for Highfurlong student

Jack, a football-mad student from Highfurlong School, was given the opportunity of a lifetime when he was invited to Poolfoot Farm to spend the morning with Fleetwood Town’s manager and players.  After pledging his support for local special school, Highfurlong, Chairman of Fleetwood Town Football Club, Andy Pilley, made a real connection with 16-year-old Jack when he visited the school last month to launch the partnership.  Andy chatted …

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Christmas Festival to be held at Poolfoot Farm

Fleetwood Town is hosting a special football tournament this Christmas for footballers between 7-12 years old on the Fylde Coast. Young footballers are invited to the Cod Army’s training complex – Poolfoot Farm – to take part in a Christmas football festival, which will take place Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 December 2019. FA mini-football …

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Lytham Hall Park crowned EFL Kids Cup champions after successful tournament

Fleetwood Town Community Trust, alongside partners Wyre & Fylde School Sorts hosted the annual EFL Kids Cup football tournament at Poolfoot Farm. On Friday morning, 30 teams entered the competition from a number of primary schools across the Fylde Coast to earn the right to represent Fleetwood Town Community Trust at the Regional Finals in …

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Trust to host open day for new Foundation Degree

Following the success of the Community Sports College course, the Community Trust will be hosting an Open Day on Thursday 14 November to showcase their new Foundation Degree qualification. As part of the Education provision within the Community College, the course will be running a Foundation Degree in Sports Coaching and Development in conjunction with …

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Fleetwood Town Flyer Neil Willetts features for England Over 70s

Fleetwood Town walking footballer Neil Willetts was over the moon when he heard about his call up to play for England Over 70s in early November. The 74-year-old – who has played for the Fleetwood Town Flyers for three years – played in England’s first-ever international friendly in the Over 70s group against Guernsey, which …

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BTEC student gets call-up to train with Cod Army keepers

Fleetwood Town Community Sports College student Matty Garrett got the opportunity of a lifetime to train with the Fleetwood Town first team goalkeepers after showcasing his skills at Poolfoot Farm. Matty, 16, joined the Sports College in September after leaving High School, and got the opportunity on Monday afternoon to train with first team goalkeeper …

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New U21s football league to start on Wednesday nights

Poolfoot Farm are delighted to announce that a new U21s football league will take place on Wednesday evenings from 7pm. The idea for the new U21s league format is to make it more convenient for students to play football with their friends, but also to make kick-off times more appealing with matches starting from 7pm. …

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