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Fleetwood Town FC courtesy of Phil Heywood
Fleetwood Town FC courtesy Phil Heywood

Fleetwood Town FC

Profile on the Fishermen who - after gaining promotion in 2005/2006 - are now playing in the UniBond Premier Division.

Strip:

Red Shirts, White Shorts & White Socks

Manager:

Tony Greenwood

Assistant manager:

Nigel Greenwood

Club Characters:

Richie Allen is particularly popular with the fans. Operations manager Paul Cambridge  nicknamed him 'Ronaldinho' but its not really caught on! He was top goal-scorer last season. Local player Stuart Beech is the pin up of the side and notorious for always wanting to look his best on the field.

Star Players:

Contact details

2005-06 skipper, Steve Macauley, was formerly with Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra, Rochdale and Macclesfield Town and was once the subject of a £1 million bid from Brian Clough when manager of Nottingham Forest. Macauley is player/coach at the club.

Ian Stevens who saw league action with clubs such as Carlisle United and Bury and joined us from Gretna.

Jamie Milligan played in the Premiership for Everton.

Phil Robinson made a handful of 1st team appearances for Blackpool.

Chris Beech was with Huddersfield Town and is now on the coaching staff at Bury.

Other key players are left back Lee Pryers, goalkeeper Andy Banks, forward Richie Allen, midfielder Nathan Pond and striker Mickey Saunders.

Assistant Manager Nigel Greenwood is an ex Sheffield Wednesday striker. His brother, Tony, played for Fleetwood  in the late 80's and early 90's and leading them to two successive promotions.

Local pubs to the club:

Their own Social Club. The Jolly Sailor is the closest pub to the ground, but the ones where most Fleetwood fans drink are the Fleetwood Arms, Strawberry Gardens and The Queens.

And also:

Work has started on building Fleetwood Town’s new stand. The Football Foundation  awarded £58,740 to the club which will fund a new covered terrace located behind the goal at the south end of the ground plus a revamp of the dressing rooms and installing new showers.

last updated: 12/11/06
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