Hartlepool United manager Dave Challinor discusses AFC Fylde forward Danny Rowe as National League golden boot winner is transfer listed

Hartlepool United manager Dave Challinor watched Danny Rowe score 169 league goals in five years for AFC Fylde – now the forward has been transfer listed.

Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 4:08 pm
Danny Rowe of AFC Flyde celebrates with the trophy at the end of the FA Trophy Final match between Leyton Orient and AFC Fylde at Wembley Stadium on May 19, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

The two time National League player of the year and golden boot winner has been linked with moves to the Football League due to his goalscoring exploits at non-league level yet nothing has materialised.

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Now with just half a season remaining on his contract with Fylde, the 29-year-old has been transfer listed at his own request.

“I had the best goalscorer at this level yet to date he’s not gone to a Football League club, why is that?” Challinor questioned following Tuesday night’s win over Eastleigh.

“What are they looking for? If somebody scored 160 goals in five seasons and a Football League club is not taking them then I’m thinking why that is and maybe I need to do something a little bit different.”