Blackpool were left wondering what might have been after a frustrating 1-1 draw against second-placed Hull City. The Tigers took the lead early in the second half but, after Hull went down to 10 men when Reece Burke brought down Ben Woodburn on the edge of the box, the Seasiders equalised through Jerry Yates and had chances to come away with all three points.
An inspired performance from Neil Critchley’s men earned Blackpool their first victory against top flight opposition in the FA Cup since 1976. The Seasiders took the lead late in the first half after a dangerous ball across the face of goal from Bez Lubala was touched home by Jerry Yates.
So lets look into one of the key trends which is the upturn in chance concession in the last few games when Ballard is in the side compared to Gretarsson. I want to see whether this has been a consistent theme for the entire season since both players joined the club.
It has been a mediocre season on the whole for the Seasiders and really that should have been our expectation from the start. Practically an entire new squad was bought in this summer and it was Neil Critchley’s first chance to try and imprint his own mark on the club since his arrival. As weContinue reading “Analysis: A review of Blackpool’s style of play over the season so far”
Blackpool fell to a 1-0 defeat against Shrewsbury after a lacklustre performance away from home. The Seasiders were slow and passive for the majority of the game, with Daniel Udoh striking the killer blow late in the first half
Accrington will be hoping their good form can continue against Neil Critchley’s Blackpool. The 8th place side have lost one of their last five games in a shock defeat to Wigan.
Blackpool’s run as the form team in the league continued after a late winner against table-toppers Hull.
A frustrating afternoon at Bloomfield Road left Blackpool settling for a point against Oxford. Two efforts from CJ Hamilton hit the woodwork in a largely dominate display from Neil Critchley’s side
Oxford will be looking to end a run of four league games without a win as they head to Bloomfield Road to face the Seasiders.
A reserve Blackpool side lost out to Fleetwood on penalties to bow out of the EFL Trophy. Neil Critchley’s side were impressive in the first half but tailed off in the second as Joey Barton brought on more first team players as the game went on.
Blackpool made it eight wins out of nine after a stubborn defensive display gave them all three points at Highbury.
Fleetwood will be looking to home comforts in a bid to bounce back from a midweek defeat against Northampton.
Blackpool put in their best performance of the season to outclass the league’s top scorers Portsmouth at Bloomfield Road.
Portsmouth will be heading to Bloomfield Road off the back of four games unbeaten in League One sitting 5th in the table.
Blackpool eased by Harrogate in a convincing display in Yorkshire to book their place in the third round of the FA Cup.
Harrogate Town will be looking to spring a cup upset this weekend as they face a Blackpool side fresh off an unfortunate 3-2 defeat to Doncaster.
Blackpool left the Keepmoat Stadium frustrated after a second half collapse allowed Doncaster to come from 2-0 down to win 3-2.
Doncaster will be looking to bring results from their ever-improving performances as they face Blackpool at the Keapmoat on Tuesday.
Blackpool made it five wins in a row from all competitions after a superb victory against table toppers, going into the game, Peterborough at London Road. The Seasiders opened the scoring through a composed finish from Jerry Yates early in the first half. Posh fired back with five minutes of normal time remaining through aContinue reading “Review – Peterborough 1-2 Blackpool”
The Seasiders will be looking to continue their fine run of successive victories as they head to London Road to face table-toppers Peterborough United. Posh head into the game off the back of a surprising 2-0 defeat away to Crewe Alexandra. Blackpool boss Neil Critchley will be hopeful that his side can put in aContinue reading “Preview – Peterborough United vs Blackpool”