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Fleetwood boss: it's only half time

Fleetwood Town manager Graham Alexander says it's only half time in the Cod Army's play off game against York City.

Town take a 1-0 lead into the second leg, after their match last night, which was postponed from Saturday because the Bootham Crescent pitch was waterlogged.

Fleetwood boss Graham Alexander Credit: PA Images

Alexander told the club's official website: “We were really pleased with the performance and obviously the result tonight.

“The clean sheet was very important and it is going to be just as difficult on Friday.

“It’s only half time in a cup-tie between two good teams we need to make sure we produce the same performance on Friday.

“You can see the focus inside them, you can see that in training and with not playing on Saturday there was a lot of pent up emotions and aggression and they wanted to play.

“You could see that in the way they played tonight and if we have to do it all again, we need to prepare right and make sure we are at it on Friday.”


Details for re-arranged Fleetwood play-off game

Fleetwood Town have confirmed the details for the re-arranged first leg Play-Off semi-final at York City on Monday evening.

The game will kick-off at 7.45pm and all supporters who bought tickets for the game can re-use their original ticket, no matter what condition it is in.

Supporters that are unable to attend the re-arranged fixture can get a full refund from the club’s ticket office, which will be open from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday and 9am until 3.30pm on Monday.

Fleetwood Town will also be providing free coach travel to Bootham Crescent, but supporters must make contact with the football club to book their place on the coach.

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"Cod Army" ice cream to celebrate Fleetwood's place in the play offs

The Beach Kiosk has launched a "Cod Army" ice cream. Credit: Fleetwood Town FC.

The Beach Kiosk in Fleetwood has launched a “Cod Army” ice cream to mark the town's footballers securing their place in the Sky Bet League Two play offs.

Midfielder Matty Blair, who scored on Saturday, took time out to enjoy a cone ahead of next weekend's first leg tie at York City.

Fleetwood Town midfielder Midfielder Matty Blair, enjoying a cone. Credit: Fleetwood Town FC

Post mortem exam for body found on Fleetwood beach

Body was found washed up at Fleetwood on February 17th Credit: ITV Granada

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on the body of a man found washed up on the beach at Fleetwood on Monday.

A dog walker called police after discovering the man's body on the beach at Rossall.

His death is still being treated as unexplained.

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