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10:28, 6 FEB 2013
Accrington Stanley 0 Morecambe 2
Andrew Dawber shone on an otherwise disappointing night for Stanley on Tuesday – but couldn’t celebrate in style.
Stanley defender Toto Nsiala speaks of his concern for family friend Fabrice Muamba
Stanley defender Toto Nsiala was affected more than most by Fabrice Muamba’s cardiac arrest last Saturday.
Personable, top singer, fans’ favourite, dedicated, a laugh – and a winner
After covering his memorable years with the club, Observer sports reporter Dany Robson looks back on the reign of King Coley ...
Stanley legend John Coleman bids farewell
In 13 years of unrivalled success John Coleman has restored pride not just to a club – but to the town of Accrington itself, writes Steve Robson ...
John Coleman: End of an era
John Coleman took charge of Rochdale for the first time on Tuesday morning – and he admitted it felt strange.
Coley and Bryan stars of the month
John Coleman has been nominated for Manager of the Month for December with three wins and a draw but faces stiff competition from Bradford’s Phil Parkinson.
Accrington Stanley 3 Torquay 1
Stanley hero Andy Gouck would have been proud of Jayden Stockley’s wonder goal – but he would have drawn the line at the celebrations.
Help us celebrate Observer's 125th aniversary milestone
The Accrington Observer celebrates its 125th anniversary next month and we are asking for your sporting memories. Accrington has had plenty of sporting stars over the years and has been the scene of sporting dramas, featured in the Observer.
Bid to trace Rossendale-based Accrington Stanley players from 1961/62 season
Accrington Stanley are looking to trace all of the players that represented Stanley in 1961-62 season and find out what happened to them and where they are now.
Stanley's promotion champs: Where are they now?
With the 50th anniversary of Stanley going out of the Football League next March and the club hunting for players from the 1961/62 season, Alex Rowan takes a look at the team which got the Reds promoted back to the league in 2005/06 – and see what they are doing now.
Red-mist moments are (almost) a thing of the past, says Mangan
Hot shot Andy Mangan is hoping to win a second promotion to the Football League with Fleetwood – but he admits he owes a lot of his current success to Accrington.
Ian Craney lifts the lid on Reds
As we have had a break, it’s nice to take a step back and give you the low down on a few of the lads who have joined us this season – and now settled in.
Bell says promotion still on for Stanley
Accrington Stanley’s assistant manager Jimmy Bell has not given up hope of mounting another promotion push this season.
Mum's the word for Craig Lindfield
Craig Lindfield dedicated his first league goal in two seasons to his mum Diane for her 50th birthday.
Joyce: We need to be on the up
Luke Joyce admits the next few games are huge for Stanley if they are to challenge at the right end of the table.
Painting or playing? No choice for Jamie Speare
Stanley legend Jamie Speare had a choice on Saturday – painting the house or turning out for the Reds.
Notts County 4 Accrington Stanley 1
Stanley boss John Coleman came out playing ‘Embarrassment’ by Madness and admitted that summed up his feelings.
Keeper crisis for Stanley
John Coleman has a goalkeeper crisis for tomorrow’s FA Cup first round clash at League One Notts County.
TV star Garner is out for a Cup upset
Accrington's Simon Garner is ready for the biggest football match of his football career – as FC Halifax take on League One pacesetters Charlton in the FA Cup first round on Sunday.
Stanley engage in forward thinking
Stanley assistant manager Jimmy Bell revealed the club have left no stone unturned in their bid to sign an experienced striker.
Crawley 1 Accrington Stanley 1
John Coleman didn’t want to get into a war of words with Crawley boss Steve Evans – he merely enjoyed the exchanges.
Stanley legend Beck returns to Crown Ground
The Crown Ground saw the return of a legend last weekend as former striker Paul Beck was the guest of honour.
Murdoch is out to kick start his career
Goalkeeper Sean Murdoch will certainly not be fazed by any big games Stanley might come across this season.
'On Stanley, On': Time to bring Accrington anthem back to the terraces for play-off crunch match
On Stanley, On, which was written by the two members of the Observer staff became a popular chant for supporters in the 1950s and early 1960s. And the Accrington Observer has tracked down a recording of the song which was made approximately 20 years ago by local band Red Dawn and the Stanley Choir - listen to it here.