Opinion: Assessing the potential outgoings

Us Blackpool fans are riding the crest of a wave at the moment. The recent news about the long-awaited training ground and East Stand plans getting underway, closely followed by the club’s handling of the Jake Daniels news as he became the first gay professional footballer in the UK in over 30 years, has genuinelyContinue reading “Opinion: Assessing the potential outgoings”

Opinion: utmp’s Christmas Wish List

International breaks give you the chance to sit back and consider where we’re at as a football club. What a joy it is to study the Championship league table and see us sat nicely in the top half, above PNE and with a nice cushion between ourselves and the relegation zone. We’re only a pointContinue reading “Opinion: utmp’s Christmas Wish List”

Review: Five Good, Five Bad – PNE (h)

Well, we’ve waited eight years to reclaim the bragging rights from that lot down the M55 and it was exactly how we’d hoped and expected it would be. A fantastic atmosphere, a far superior show of quality from both the manager and the players, and three points taking us up the table. Five good ComposureContinue reading “Review: Five Good, Five Bad – PNE (h)”

Opinion: Why the doubters keep getting proven wrong

Throughout preseason and the early games of this season, I’ve been astounded by the amount of negativity around our fanbase from some supporters. It’s easy for me to sit and write a blog after two wins in three games which have essentially made it a steady start to the season, but now feels like theContinue reading “Opinion: Why the doubters keep getting proven wrong”

Interview: Alan Nixon gives transfer update on Embleton and Gabriel

Things are likely to come to a head on Elliot Embleton and Jordan Gabriel in the next couple of weeks according to reputable journalist Alan Nixon. Blackpool have been rumoured to be chasing the two former loanees, who helped fire the Pool to the Championship last season, all summer but both have returned to parentContinue reading “Interview: Alan Nixon gives transfer update on Embleton and Gabriel”

Transfer News: Introducing Callum Connolly

Last week, Blackpool welcomed sixth summer signing Callum Connolly to Bloomfield Road on a two-year deal with a one-year extension. One that has gone under the radar with many Blackpool fans, for those who pay a keen eye to the Championship and League One will have been aware of the combative displays this young manContinue reading “Transfer News: Introducing Callum Connolly”

Interview: Casey Explains Why He Signed for Pool

“With a club like Blackpool, you might as well go permanently. – especially the way the club is going. It’s on the up and has ambition, so why not?” Those are the words of new defender Olly Casey, who was brimming with excitement when we caught up with him on Sunday morning. Olly travels toContinue reading “Interview: Casey Explains Why He Signed for Pool”

Transfer News: Lavery Jubbly

Derek Spence, James Quinn, Craig Cathcart, Daniel Ballard, Shayne Lavery. We have a good history of Northern Irish players and that trend looks set to continue as the 22-year-old striker joins from Linfield in his home country after a prolific two-year spell since leaving Everton. It was a case of three is the magic numberContinue reading “Transfer News: Lavery Jubbly”

Opinion: A Thank You to Simon Sadler

A week on from our success at Wembley, it still hasn’t sunk in what has happened and that Blackpool FC are in the Championship.. I felt compelled to summarise my thoughts and thank Simon Sadler – and everyone else associated with the club – for what’s happened over the last couple of years, but ofContinue reading “Opinion: A Thank You to Simon Sadler”

Analysis: A look at Blackpool’s Record in Finals

We all know how good our play-off record is going into the game this Sunday against Lincoln, but how does our record in finals stand up against the rest of the clubs in the country? Paddy Power have done the research to find out. The research looks at the Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup,Continue reading “Analysis: A look at Blackpool’s Record in Finals”