Alliance champions North End open with big win

Last updated : 14 August 2012 By Tony Scholes

Preston were the biggest winners on the opening day of the season, followed by Carlisle who themselves recorded a 3-1 win against Accrington.

In the other games, there were wins for Shrewsbury at Rochdale and Bury at Burnley, which was reported here on Saturday, whilst the other three games ended in draws.

That meant a point for newcomers Fleetwood Town who were held to a 1-1 home draw in a west coast derby against Morecambe.

Fleetwood face their first away game of the season this coming Saturday with a trip to Gawthorpe when we can only hope that some of our injured players are fit to return to strengthen Terry Pashley's options.

Below are the results from last Saturday and this Saturday's forthcoming fixtures.


Saturday 11th August 2012
Burnley 2 Bury 3
Carlisle 3 Accrington 0
Fleetwood 1 Morecambe 1
Macclesfield 0 Wrexham 0
Port Vale 0 Walsall 0
Preston 5 Blackpool 1
Rochdale 1 Shrewsbury 2


Saturday 18th August 2012
Bury v Blackpool
Burnley v Fleetwood
Carlisle v Preston
Morecambe v Accrington
Tranmere v Port Vale
Walsall v Macclesfield
Wrexham v Shrewsbury