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Blackpool Wren Rovers


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Match Report


Blackpool Wren Rovers

Danny Morris (1)

Mickey Clark (1)

Ric Seear (2)

Sat 21 Mar, 2015

Attendance: 42




Vickerstown CC

Today saw the visit of Walney Island based Vickerstown in a must win game for Wrens if they were to retain an outside chance of the league title, but other results mean that Charnock Richard retained their title a full 2 weeks before Easter.


The match started with both sides trying to gain the upper hand and Vickerstown refused to let Wrens dominate by creating various chances and on 31 minutes their tenacity paid off as they went 1 - 0 up increasing the pressure on Wrens to get their 10th home win of the season and despite the introduction of Ben Seear on 38 minutes it was Vickerstown who went into the interval with a 1 goal lead.


The half time cuppa did the trick as Wrens came out revitalised and on 51 minutes an unmarked Danny Morris levelled the scores. Wrens then took control of the match and further pressure finally paid off as Mickey Clarke gave the home side the lead. Prolific goal scoring machine Ric Seear then stepped up to the plate as he scored a brace on 77 and 80 minutes, the first of which being his 10th successful penalty of the season. Vickerstown added a 2nd on 81 minutes to remind Wrens that they weren't going to have it all their own way. But the match finished Wrens 4 Vickerstown 2.


Charnocks 3 - 0 win at home to Hesketh Bank and Slynes 2 - 0 defeat at Burnley means that Charnock are confirmed as champions leaving Wrens and Slyne to fight it out for the runners up position.


Wrens don't have a game next week. So their next match is on Easter Saturday away at Crooklands Casuals with a 3pm kick off.

Starting line up

  • Mark Smith

  • Nick Corless

    Nick aka 'Nashers the cowardly lion' is another youngster who came up through the Under 18's and Reserves like his brother Chris, and has firmly established himself as a first team regular. Nashers began life in the first team as a right bac...

  • Jordan Dowthwaite

  • Fran Donaghy

  • Chris Morris

  • Danny Pickering

    Danny, better known as 'Pickers' or 'Picklesby', is a very intelligent footballer. As a youngster he played upfront, reputedly scoring many goals, but now operates very successfully in a deep-lying central midfield ro...

  • Ric Seear


  • Anthony Pearson

    Tony "Prizefighter" Pearson is a fearsome competitor who takes his football very seriously. Tony has excellent defensive attributes - adores a tackle, knocks a great ball, has good positional sense, is always up for a battle with any str...

  • Danny Morris

  • Mickey Clark

  • Lee Tobin

Substitutes used

  • Ben Seear

  • Gary Pett

    Mr Pett has made an instant impression following his move to the club in the 2014/2015 season. His workrate is an example for every single player to follow. He scores goals. He is versatile. He doesn't have a big ego. He doesn't winge. We haven't...

Substitutes not used

  • Nick Greenall

    Nick is a quality left-sided player with a cannon for a left foot. Operates comfortably at left back and also in midfield when needed. Has all the attributes to be a good defender, being strong in the tackle, quick, good in the air with good posit...

  • Conn Methven

    Conn has brought a wealth of quality and experience to the club since signing from Kirkham & Wesham (AFC Fylde) in 2008. He has enjoyed a fairly illustrious career at this level, with 5 LFA Shields, 4 Northern Counties Cups...

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