We are excited to announce that Paul Stewart has agreed to host an evening with all proceeds to go into a ring fenced fund for safeguarding at the club. In 2019 the club entered a partnership with Paul’s ‘SAVE Association’ which was created to increase standards in safeguarding. Spirit was one of a handful of 

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Playing with glasses

As agreed by the club’s Committee at the recent AGM, our signed players are NOT PERMITTED to play in ‘ordinary’ glasses. To ensure our players play in the safest environment possible the club has agreed to pay up to £50.00 towards the cost of sports glasses once a receipt is provided. This should cover most 

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Winter Training

We are pleased to announce that all age groups from U11 and above will be returning to Winter Training at AFC Fylde’s training complex at Mill Farm (Fylde Sports & Education Centre) from Tuesday 15th October and every week through until Spring. It’s a great modern facility and the staff can’t do enough for us.

Spirit 2019 AGM

Thanks to those who attended the Club’s AGM on Monday 15th July 2019 which saw the following committee appointments: Chairman: Stephen Knowles Treasurer: Jonathan Barrett Membership Secretary: Rob Prentice Fundraising Officer: Marie Walton Head of Football (Foundation): Vacant (but Kris Perry will cover temporarily) Head of Football (Development): Kris Perry Welfare Officer (Development): Kevin Rawding 

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Thanks to the parents and players who attended our signing on day today. This saw the completion of player registration, player conduct and direct debit forms in addition to our chairman’s welcome, a talk from Paul Stewart and two safeguard videos. Paul gave a great talk on the importance of safeguarding and the role of 

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We are hosting some free goalkeeper training sessions for our signed players. The first dedicated goalkeeper training session will be on SATURDAY 6th JULY, 1.30pm at MARTON PRIMARY SCHOOL. This will be for any goalkeepers within the club who want to improve their game. All they will need to bring is a drink and their 

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A great session today which saw us host the FA’s Futsal Level 1 course at Highfield Leadership Academy. We put 11 of our coaches through the course and also saw attendance from Graham and Emily from St Anne’s and Will from Clifton Rangers and two lads Dan and George from Myerscough. Thanks to our tutors 

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We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Dean Stevely has agreed to return to the club as our Youth Development Officer. Dean is one of the most experienced and qualified coaches on the Fylde Coast and he will be taking our youngest age group (ages 4-6) on Saturday mornings – teaching their ABC’s and learning 

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On Saturday 29th June we will be holding our annual signing on day at Marton Primary Academy (Whernside, Blackpool, FY4 5LY). The day will be broken down into three separate sessions, as follows: 10-11am: U7, U8, U9, U10 11-12am: U11, U12, U13 12-1pm: U14, U15 (please note the above are 2019/20 age groups – for 

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