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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1891
Reformed: 1968
Turned Professional: 1919

Current Division: EFL League One
Home Stadium: Wham Stadium (Crown Ground)
Address: Livingstone Road, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 5BX

Nicknames: Stanley, Accy Stanley
Main Sponsors 2020/21: Wham
Club Mascot: Winstanley

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History and Honours

Stadium History

Wham Stadium (Crown Ground) (1968-Present) / View Stadium
Peel Park (1919-1966)

Club Honours

League 2 Champions: 2017/18
Conference National Champions: 2005/06
Northern Premier League Champions: 2002/03
Northern League Division 1 Champions: 1999/00
Northern Premier League Cup Winners: 2001/02
Northern Premier League Shield Winners: 2002/03
Cheshire County Division 2 Champions: 1980/81
Lancashire Combination Champions: 1973/74, 1977/78
Lancashire Combination Cup Winners: 1971/72, 1972/73, 1973/74, 1976/77
Lancashire Combination League Cup Winners: 1971/72

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1st Team Squad

Aji Alese (Defender, On loan from West Ham United) /  Soccerbase  
Benny Ashley-Seal (Forward, On loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers) /  Soccerbase  
Courtney Baker-Richardson (Forward, On loan from Swansea City) /  Soccerbase  
Ben Barclay (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Colby Bishop (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Josef Bursik (Goalkeeper, On loan from Stoke City) /  Soccerbase  
Wilson Carvalho (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Dion Charles (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Jordan Clark (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Seamus Conneely (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Sadou Diallo (Midfielder, On loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers) /  Soccerbase  
Phil Edwards (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dimitar Evtimov (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Sam Finley (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Zaine Francis-Angol (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Bobby Grant (Midfielder, On loan from Wrexham) /  Soccerbase  
Mark Hughes (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Callum Johnson (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Maguire (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Sean McConville (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jerome Opoku (Defender, On loan from Fulham) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Pritchard (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Harvey Rodgers (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Toby Savin (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Lamine Kaba Sherif (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Connor Simpson (Forward, On loan from Preston North End) /  Soccerbase  
Erico De Sousa (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ross Sykes (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Offrande Zanzala (Forward) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Honorary President: Peter Marsden
Owner: Andy Holt
Directors: Andy Holt, David Burgess, Tom O'Neill, Virginia Hargreaves
Managing Director: David Burgess

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: John Coleman (Age 58 years) / Appointed 18th September 2014 (6 years, 6 months, 26 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager: Jimmy Bell
Coach: John Doolan

Former Managers

Paul Stephenson (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2014)
James Beattie (Jul 2013-Sep 2014) /  Soccerbase  
Leam Richardson (Oct 2012-May 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Cook (Feb 2012-Oct 2012) /  Soccerbase  
John Coleman (Jul 1999-Jan 2012) /  Soccerbase  
Wayne Harrison (Dec 1998-May 1999)
Billy Rodaway (Jul 1998-Dec 1998)
Leighton James (Sep 1997-Jan 1998)
Tony Greenwood (Aug 1996-Sep 1997)
Stan Allan (Feb 1995-Aug 1996)
Eric Whalley (Mar 1994-Jan 1995)
Ken Wright (Nov 1993-Mar 1994)
Phil Staley (Nov 1990-Nov 1993)
David Thornley (Oct 1989-Nov 1990)
Gary Pierce (Jul 1988-Oct 1989)
Frank O'Kane (Jul 1985-Apr 1986)
Gerry Keenan (Player/Manager, Jul 1984-May 1985)
Pat Lynch (Jul 1983-May 1984)
Dennis Cook (Oct 1982-Jul 1983)
Mick Finn (Player/Manager, Mar 1982-Oct 1982)
Dave Baron (Jan 1978-Mar 1982)
Don Bramley (Jul 1975-Jan 1978)
Jimmy Hinksman (Jul 1970-May 1975)

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Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Lancashire: (95.5, 103.9 & 104.5 FM / 855 & 1557 MW / 12A (223.936MHz) DAB)
/ BBC Radio Manchester: (95.1 & 104.6 FM / 12C (227.360MHz) DAB)

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