Four-goal Will Hatfield gave new Accrington boss Leam Richardson a winning start against AFC Fylde.

The Coasters, playing in the FA Cup first round for the first time, started brightly but went behind when Hatfield headed in Lee Molyneux's cross.

The midfielder met Padraig Amond's centre to make it 2-0 at the break.

Hatfield sealed the win with two close-range finishes, while Adam Farrell netted a late consolation for the Northern Premier League side.

Sixty-seven places separated the two Lancashire teams in the league pyramid, but it was only Accrington's superior finishing that proved the difference in an even first period.

Fylde manager Dave Challinor threw on all three substitutes at half-time, which briefly sparked the non-League side into life, but Stanley eventually ran out comfortable winners.

The victory was the perfect start for 32-year-old Richardson, who presided over Stanley's League Two victory against Bristol Rovers seven days prior to their cup tie at Kellamergh Park and was appointed as Paul Cook's permanent successor on Thursday.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor told BBC Radio Lancashire:

"On the day, they were better than we were. We didn't perform to our best. They're better than what they showed.

"But it's a good learning curve. We aspire to be a side that can pass the ball and keep things simple.

"The lads have given us everything and they can be proud of their efforts to get to this round."

Accrington Stanley manager Leam Richardson told BBC Radio Lancashire:

"Throughout the week we've been talking about professionalism, attutide and desire. You've got to match that against a team flying in their own division like Fylde.

"I thought we showed that throughout the 90 minutes. I'm made up to be in the next round.

"Will has got that habit. He showed last year that he can be a goalscorer. To get four in the FA Cup is something that nobody will ever be able to take away from him."

Lineup, Bookings (0) & Substitutions (6)

AFC Fylde

  • 01 Hinchliffe
  • 02 Haslam
  • 03 Sumner
  • 04 Hughes
  • 05 Steel (Winter - 46' )
  • 06 Taylor
  • 07 Booth
  • 08 Dorney (Dean - 46' )
  • 10 Barnes (Jarvis - 46' )
  • 09 Farrell
  • 11 Allen

Substitutes

  • 13 Tennant
  • 17 Doughty
  • 14 Jarvis
  • 15 Carden
  • 18 Winter
  • 12 Dean
  • 16 McCarthy

Accrington Stanley

  • 25 Dunbavin
  • 02 Murphy
  • 03 Liddle
  • 06 Winnard
  • 24 Molyneux (Osawe - 90' )
  • 29 Atkinson
  • 04 Joyce
  • 10 Hatfield (Barnett - 87' )
  • 12 Miller
  • 23 Amond (Sampson - 82' )
  • 33 Boco

Substitutes

  • 22 Dawber
  • 05 Nsiala
  • 08 Barnett
  • 15 Dixon
  • 07 Lindfield
  • 16 Osawe
  • 20 Sampson
Ref: Coote
Att: 1,213

Match Stats

Shots

8 23

On target

4 9

Corners

2 5

Fouls

3 0

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +1:12 Full time

Full Time The final whistle goes and the game is over.

90:00 +1:10

Shot by Osayamen Osawe (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

90:00 +0:12 Substitution

Substitution Accrington Stanley substitution: Lee Molyneux replaced by Osayamen Osawe (tactical).

89:33

Assist (pass) by Paul Jarvis (AFC Fylde) from left side of penalty area.

89:33 Goal scored

Goal! - Adam Farrell - AFC Fylde 1 - 4 Accrington goal by Adam Farrell (AFC Fylde) right-footed (bottom-right of goal) from centre of penalty area (12 yards).AFC Fylde 1-4 Accrington Stanley.

89:16

Cross by Richie Allen (AFC Fylde),

88:33

Shot by Charlie Barnett (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

88:14

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

87:20

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

86:03 Substitution

Substitution Accrington Stanley substitution: Will Hatfield replaced by Charlie Barnett (tactical).

85:25 Goal scored

Goal! - Will Hatfield - AFC Fylde 0 - 4 Accrington Goal by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) left-footed (bottom-left of goal) from centre of penalty area (12 yards).AFC Fylde 0-4 Accrington Stanley.

85:09

Shot by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) left-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), save (parried) by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

84:50

Cross by Paul Jarvis (AFC Fylde), save (caught) by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

83:53

Defending throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

82:48

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

82:33

Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

81:24

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

81:24 Substitution

Substitution Accrington Stanley substitution: Padraig Amond replaced by Jack Sampson (tactical).

81:09

Shot by Richie Allen (AFC Fylde) left-footed from right channel (18 yards), missed left.

79:28

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

78:46

Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley) to far post, clearance by James Dean (AFC Fylde).

78:36

Cross by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley), clearance by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

78:05

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

76:14 Goal scored

Goal! - Will Hatfield - AFC Fylde 0 - 3 Accrington Goal by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) right-footed (high centre of goal) from centre of penalty area (6 yards).AFC Fylde 0-3 Accrington Stanley.

76:03

Cross by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley), clearance by Michael Taylor (AFC Fylde).

75:25

Cross by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley), blocked by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley) to centre, clearance by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

73:20

Shot by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde) left-footed from right channel (30 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

72:37

Shot by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

72:30

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

71:52

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

69:36

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

69:09

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

68:26

Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) caught offside. Free kick taken right-footed by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde) from own half, resulting in open play.

67:29

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

66:22

Attacking throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

65:59

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

65:32

Defending throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

65:00

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

64:38

Attacking throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

63:50

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

63:24

Defending throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

62:33

Cross by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley), shot by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from right side of penalty area (6 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

62:14

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

61:02

Cross by Richie Allen (AFC Fylde), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

60:47

Cross by James Dean (AFC Fylde), clearance by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

59:49

Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Paul Jarvis (AFC Fylde) to centre, save (punched) by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

59:11

Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Paul Jarvis (AFC Fylde) to near post, clearance by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley).

58:49

Shot by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) left-footed from left channel (25 yards), save (blocked) by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

58:17

Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

57:50

Shot by Paul Jarvis (AFC Fylde) left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), comfortable save (caught) by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

57:36

Attacking throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

57:09

Cross by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde), clearance by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley).

56:25

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

55:47

Shot by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley) left-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

54:54

Shot by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) left-footed from left channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

53:50

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

52:28

Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

51:54

Cross by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley), resulting in open play.

51:35

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

51:14

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

51:05

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

50:02

Shot by Padraig Amond (Accrington Stanley) left-footed from left channel (18 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

49:51

Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

49:29

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

49:13

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

48:26

Cross by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley), resulting in ball out of play. Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

47:48

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

47:25

Cross by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde), clearance by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley).

46:49

Attacking throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

46:32

Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

45:50

Shot by George Miller (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), blocked by Matty Hughes (AFC Fylde).

45:01

The match restarts for the second half.

45:01 Substitution

Substitution AFC Fylde substitution: Michael Barnes replaced by Paul Jarvis (injury).

45:01 Substitution

Substitution AFC Fylde substitution: Glenn Steel replaced by Harry Winter (injury).

45:01 Substitution

Substitution AFC Fylde substitution: Jack Dorney replaced by James Dean (tactical).

45:00 +1:15 Half time

Half Time It is the end of the first-half.

45:00 +0:55

Shot by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), blocked by Matty Hughes (AFC Fylde).

45:00 +0:23

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

44:04 Goal scored

Goal! - Will Hatfield - AFC Fylde 0 - 2 Accrington Goal by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from centre of penalty area (6 yards).AFC Fylde 0-2 Accrington Stanley.

43:48

Cross by Padraig Amond (Accrington Stanley), save (fumbled) by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

43:05

Foul by Adam Farrell (AFC Fylde) on Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley). Free kick crossed left-footed by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) from right channel, clearance by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

42:22

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

42:07

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

41:47

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

41:06

Shot by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) left-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

40:44

Luke Joyce takes a shot. Blocked by Glenn Steel.

39:03

Cross by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley), clearance by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

38:21

Cross by Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley), resulting in ball out of play. Defending throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

37:54

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

37:08

Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) to near post, clearance by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

37:00

Cross by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley), blocked by Matty Hughes (AFC Fylde).

35:26

Shot by Adam Farrell (AFC Fylde) right-footed from right channel (18 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

35:11

Cross by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley), clearance by Glenn Steel (AFC Fylde).

34:37

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

34:18

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

34:01

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

33:39

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

33:25

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

33:18

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

32:33

Cross by Richie Allen (AFC Fylde), clearance by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

31:40

Assist (cross) by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) from left wing.

31:40 Goal scored

Goal! - Will Hatfield - AFC Fylde 0 - 1 Accrington headed goal by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) (bottom-left of goal) from centre of penalty area (6 yards).AFC Fylde 0-1 Accrington Stanley.

31:31

Cross by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley),

31:12

Foul by Matty Hughes (AFC Fylde) on Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley). Free kick taken right-footed by Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley) from own half, passed.

30:43

Cross by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley), clearance by Glenn Steel (AFC Fylde).

29:52

Cross by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley), resulting in ball out of play. Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

29:29

Cross by Michael Barnes (AFC Fylde), clearance by George Miller (Accrington Stanley).

28:29

Cross by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley), clearance by Michael Taylor (AFC Fylde).

27:40

Cross by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley), blocked by Richie Allen (AFC Fylde). Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

27:14

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

25:29

Shot by Matty Hughes (AFC Fylde) right-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

25:13

Shot by Jack Dorney (AFC Fylde) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), blocked by Rob Atkinson (Accrington Stanley).

24:46

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

23:56

Cross by George Miller (Accrington Stanley), header by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) from centre of penalty area (6 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

22:40

Floated corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) to centre, header by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), blocked by Adam Farrell (AFC Fylde). Corner from right by-line taken short right-footed by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley).

22:20

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

21:53

Goal kick taken short by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

21:30

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

20:52

Shot by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

20:34

Cross by Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley), resulting in open play.

20:00

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

19:28

Shot by Michael Barnes (AFC Fylde) left-footed from right side of penalty area (6 yards), blocked by Rob Atkinson (Accrington Stanley).

19:12

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

18:58

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

18:12

Cross by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

17:52

Attacking throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

17:07

Shot by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from left channel (25 yards), save (caught) by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

16:19

Cross by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley), resulting in ball out of play. Defending throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

16:02

Attacking throw-in by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

15:18

Cross by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley), save (caught) by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

14:29

Cross by Romuald Boco (Accrington Stanley), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken short by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

12:24

Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

11:45

Attacking throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

11:22

Defending throw-in by Adam Sumner (AFC Fylde).

10:15

Cross by Richie Allen (AFC Fylde), resulting in ball out of play. Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

9:01

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

8:09

Shot by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) volleyed right-footed from right channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

7:26

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

6:27

Goal kick taken long by Ian Dunbavin (Accrington Stanley).

5:54

Cross by Peter Murphy (Accrington Stanley), save (caught) by Ben Hinchliffe (AFC Fylde).

5:32

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

5:13

Defending throw-in by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde).

3:15

Shot by Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), blocked by Matty Hughes (AFC Fylde).

2:31

Foul by Steven Haslam (AFC Fylde) on Will Hatfield (Accrington Stanley). Free kick crossed left-footed by Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) from left wing, clearance by Michael Taylor (AFC Fylde).

1:35

Defending throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

0:58

Attacking throw-in by Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley).

0:00

The game gets underway.

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