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Accrington

(ˈækrɪŋtən)
n
(Placename) a town in NW England, in SE Lancashire. Pop: 35 203 (2001)
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Shahed Mahmood, who is president of the Hyndburn Chamber of Trade, suffered head injuries after an altercation in Accrington on Tuesday, March 6.
ACCRINGTON STANLEY 1 WEST BROM 3 By PAUL SUART At The Wham Stadium paul.
TOWN are trekking across the Pennines to face Accrington Stanley at the Wham Stadium tonight (7pm).
ACCRINGTON chairman Andy Holt was spot on when he told the Premier League to hang their heads in shame and called them "an absolute disgrace to English football" before claiming Football League clubs were like "a starving peasant begging for scraps" from the top flight.
PRESTON and Southend bounced back from final-day heartbreak to win their respective playoff titles last season and Accrington will be looking to them for inspiration in their Sky Bet League Two semi-final first leg at AFC Wimbledon this evening.
ACCRINGTON 1 CARLISLE UNITED 1 CARLISLE United and Accrington met for the second time in the space of ten days and an all-action affair saw both sides reduced to ten men as they battled their way to a share of the spoils.
PORTSMOUTH 1 ACCRINGTON 0 LEAM RICHARDSON dreamed of a thirdround tie with hometown club Leeds after Portsmouth booked their place in tomorrow's draw.
ACCRINGTON Stanley FC are investigating an alleged racist incident that occurred following the League 2 game against Newport County on Friday evening.
FORMER Everton striker James Beattie is determined to get back into management following his colourful spell at Accrington Stanley.
KENILWORTH'S The Priory Theatre is commemorating the First World War with The Accrington Pals, a beautifully-crafted play by Peter Whelan.
The People's Theatre's commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the First World War this week with their staging of Peter Whelan's poignant drama, The Accrington Pals.
3 JUSTIN Edinburgh is adamant his Newport County can start looking towards the play-off places again after ending their mini-slump right at the death at Accrington Stanley.