League Two Fleetwood Town, managed by Scotsman Mickey Mellon, have begun an ambitious move to sign Blackpool's former Rangers and Scotland captain Barry Ferguson, 34, on loan.
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Fleetwood TownWalsall20FTGame DetailsLive football odds with bet365. Bet Now »GameCastLineups and StatsJohn Sheridan's reign at Fleetwood ended on a high with a well-deserved 2-0 win over Walsall.A draw with Bradford saw the Saddlers secure their League One status in midweek so with both sides safe from the drop, this game had a pre-season friendly feel in the basking Fylde coast sun.There was pride to play for, though, and the Fleetwood players stepped up to the plate to ensure Sheridan's spell ended with a victory.The ex-Oldham man took over from Uwe Rosler in February and has steered the team away...Jack Marriott nets again as Posh end losing run
Peterborough UnitedFleetwood Town20FTGame DetailsLive football odds with bet365. Bet Now »GameCastLineups and StatsPeterborough snapped a four-match losing run when enjoying a final home hurrah by beating Fleetwood 2-0.League One's leading scorer Jack Marriott and George Cooper provided the second-half goals at the ABAX Stadium.Marriott produced a fine full-stretch finish six minutes into the second half to register his 33rd goal of a prolific campaign.And Cooper sealed the points with 12 minutes to go when delivering an exquisite finish to a fine cross from recently-introduced substitute Danny Lloyd.Only the...Wigan clinch promotion to the Championship with Fleetwood triumph
Fleetwood TownWigan Athletic04FTGame DetailsLive football odds with bet365. Bet Now »GameCastLineups and StatsWigan clinched promotion to the Championship with a convincing 4-0 victory over Fleetwood at Highbury.Fleetwood's new head coach Joey Barton watched on from the stands as the side he will take over on June 2 were not strong enough against the Champions elect, who steamrolled them in the second half.And Paul Cook's men did it all without star man Nick Powell as Shrewsbury's draw with Bury ensured they could no longer be caught by Paul Hurst's outfit with a 10-point cushion and just three games left...
Barton was released by Burnley in May 2017, as he was banned from football for 18 months after admitting a Football Association charge in relation to betting.Joey Barton has taken on his biggest challenge yet by making the first step into management as head coach at Fleetwood, according to the midfielder's former boss Sam Allardyce.The 35-year-old, who was most recently at Burnley, has signed a three-year contract from June 2, when his suspension for breaking Football Association betting rules expires.Barton played for Allardyce at Newcastle from the summer of 2007 to January 2008."I think he was too young at that time [when at Newcastle], he was...Joey Barton appointed Fleetwood Town manager on three-year deal
Joey Barton, most recently at Burnley, has been appointed Fleetwood Town's next manager.Former Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton has been appointed the next manager at League One side Fleetwood Town, the club have announced.Barton, 35, most recently played for Burnley, who terminated his contract after he was banned by the Football Association in April 2017 for admitting to betting on football matches.Originally banned for 18 months, Barton had the term reduced to 13 months on appeal after the FA agreed the initial term was excessive -- leaving him able to return to football...Blackpool leave it late to see off Fleetwood
BlackpoolFleetwood Town21FTGame DetailsLive football odds with bet365. Bet Now »GameCastLineups and StatsArmand Gnanduillet struck a stoppage-time winner as Blackpool scored two goals in the final six minutes to beat Fylde Coast neighbours Fleetwood 2-1.After a competitive opening, the Seasiders came within inches of taking the lead in the 25th minute as Jay Spearing's 25-yard shot struck the right-hand upright.Fleetwood had an opportunity on the counter after an hour when Blackpool goalkeeper Joe Lumley came out of his area but was rounded by Wes Burns, who spurned the chance to shoot when presented...