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Stanley set for relegation scrap

The Reds have lost their last four matches, with Saturday’s home game with Northampton Town ending in a humiliating 5-1 defeat. It leaves Coleman’s team just five points clear of the League Two relegation zone, and he insists that survival is now the aim this season.

Coley: We don't need hired gun

Stanley have scored just four goals in their last seven matches, leaving them 15th in the League Two table.

Coley confirms Einstein theory

Stanley were beaten 3-0 by Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park last Saturday, passing up a host of opportunities and conceding soft goals along the way.

Promotion can be our revenge

Yeovil scored two late goals to win Tuesday night’s second-round replay at Huish Park and deny the Reds a dream tie at home to Manchester United in the third round.

Coley puts cup dreams on hold

The draw for the third round was made on Monday night so Stanley travel to Yeovil for Tuesday’s replay knowing that if they win, United will visit Accrington on the weekend of January 3/4.

Accrington Stanley fan aims for full set of British football club programmes

Avid programme collector Dave Reynolds set himself the Herculean task after battling back from a brain tumour

Police called to eject Mansfield Town fans from Accrington Stanley match

Officers were alerted by the ground safety officer

Rovers star David Dunn open to Accrington Stanley switch

The former England ace will leave Blackburn Rovers this summer and admits he could move to the Store First Stadium this summer

Lancashire League review

Enfield go level with Church in third place after crushing derby win on Sunday.

Lancashire League 20/20 review

Enfield set up battle for semi-final spot this Friday

Tariq heads to Church as Zaidi secures a deal with Sussex for 2014

Ashar Zaidi
Ashar Zaidi had committed to Church for 2014 after a stunning season with Lancashire League rivals Accrington this year.

Sport in Pictures

Rik Waddon with Accringotn Academy students

Rik and Jenna inspire Accrington Academy students

Rik Waddon and Jenna Downing visited as part of its Sky Sports Living for Sport project and were joined by Graham Jones, MP for Hyndburn on a special day for the school in Queens Road West, Accrington.

No Half measures as Anthony Gotts eyes Commonwealth glory in Glasgow

Anthony Gotts trying to focus before the start of the Lisbon race
Gotts enjoyed a pleasant surprise on Sunday as he discovered his preparations for next year’s Commonwealth Games are ahead of schedule with his performance in the Lisbon Half Marathon.

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