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”

Interview: Neil Critchley: One Year In Charge

Neil Critchley became Blackpool manager last March, on the eve of the COVID-19 pandemic, swapping the comforts of Liverpool’s academy setup for League One, Blackpool and Squires Gate. It’s clear that there’s been a culture change at the club during that time, as we’ve come out of the pandemic far stronger than we went intoContinue reading “Interview: Neil Critchley: One Year In Charge”

Interview: DJ Campbell: “Blackpool’s the club which is closest to my heart”

DJ Campbell has spoken about his three spells with Blackpool, confessing that it’s the club where he holds the happiest memories from throughout his career. The London-born striker stole the hearts of the tangerine faithful during his three spells in tangerine, and has finally confessed that the feelings are mutual. DJ was speaking to theContinue reading “Interview: DJ Campbell: “Blackpool’s the club which is closest to my heart””

Interview: Keith Southern: “Chairman left a voicemail to let me know I wasn’t needed after 10 years”

We sat down with Keith Southern to chat all things tangerine. Keith chatted through his ten years with the club, which included two promotions, three play-off campaigns and a season at the top table of English football. Keith also spoke of the disappointing way he left the club in 2012 when his mind was madeContinue reading “Interview: Keith Southern: “Chairman left a voicemail to let me know I wasn’t needed after 10 years””

Interview: Alex Baptiste: “Blackpool chairman jumped in a fountain to sign me for a cut price”

Alex Baptiste has explained how an agreement between then-Mansfield chairman Keith Haslam and the Blackpool chairman led to him joining Blackpool for a cut price deal. Baps signed for just £20,000 following the Stags’ relegation from the Football League, which has gone down as one of our best signings of the 21st Century. But theContinue reading “Interview: Alex Baptiste: “Blackpool chairman jumped in a fountain to sign me for a cut price””

Interview: Charlie Adam: Why I didn’t come home

Charlie Adam has given his perspective on the homecoming that didn’t quite happen in the summer of 2019. Widely rumoured to be seeking a return to Blackpool following the end of his contract with Stoke City after seven years, Adam was spotted at a pre-season friendly between Blackpool and AFC Fylde, and seemed destined toContinue reading “Interview: Charlie Adam: Why I didn’t come home”

Interview: Jamie Milligan on Fleetwood v Blackpool

Ahead of the upcoming fixture between Fleetwood Town and Blackpool, utmp caught up with former midfielder and current Bamber Bridge manager Jamie Milligan. Jamie spent two years at Bloomfield Road, between 2001-03, before going on to play 200 games at Fleetwood where he became a club legend at Highbury, helping them to four promotions inContinue reading “Interview: Jamie Milligan on Fleetwood v Blackpool”