United face AFC Fylde on Saturday at Plainmoor in a 3pm kick-off. We take a closer look at the Coasters.

Opposition Profile | AFC Fylde

Manager: Dave Challinor

Address: AFC Fylde Football Club, Mill Farm, Coronation Way, Wesham, Preston, PR4 3JZ

Capacity: 6,000

Telephone: 01772 682593

Nickname(s): The Coasters

Founded: 1988

Website: http://www.afcfylde.co.uk/

Recent History

2016/17 Finish: 1st (National League North)

The Coasters clinched promotion by 6 points over Kidderminster Harriers who had to settle for the play-offs. They scored 109 goals winning 26 of their 42 games. Forward Danny Rowe was the National League North top scorer with 47 goals, 19 more goals than Danny Newton from Tamworth.

Last Meeting: AFC Fylde 2 – 0 Torquay United 18/11/17

AFC Fylde striker Danny Rowe scored a brace to clinch three points for the Coasters

Current position: 7th (P36 W15 D10 L11)

Last 5 National League Matches: DWLLW

AFC Fylde put two defeats on the bounce aside when they came out 3-1 winners over Dover Athletic at home. Before beating the Whites they were beaten 1-0 by Guiseley and then lost to Leyton Orient by the same margin.

Key Players

Jack Muldoon (Forward): Fylde pulled off a coup when they signed experienced forward Jack Muldoon from Lincoln City at the beginning of the season. After achieving promotion with the Imps, Muldoon adds goals and flexibility to Fylde’s attacking options.

Danny Rowe (Forward): Rowe is leading the National League goal scoring charts with 19 goals so far.

Torquay United Vs AFC Fylde | 03/03/18 | Kick-Off 3pm | To buy tickets click here.