Ten percent of the town’s residents regularly attend Fleetwood’s home games, a measure of the club’s continued success. Lee Williams met up with their new(ish) Head Groundsman, Nick Hyndman, to discover what recent developments have taken place in this remote corner of Lancashire. On a very wet and windy day on the Fylde coast, I’m on my way to Fleetwood Town Football Club to look around their new £8m training base at Poolfoot Farm, a state-of-the-art sports and leisure village, in Thornton Cleveleys. I met up with Head Groundsman Nick Hyndman, behind the training ground at the impressive purpose-built groundsman’s shed, which includes an office, brew room, toilets and shower. Before we look around the facility, we decide to sit down in the office and have a brew and a chat hoping the rain will ease off before we go out. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen at any point that day so, once my tour of the training facility was over, myself and Nick were soaked to the bone. The training ground was officially opened on Wednesday 20th April 2016, by Sir Alex Ferguson. The main building has a fully fitted gym, fitness studio, physiotherapy suite, dedic...