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””

Rewind: Barry Bannan’s loan spell at the Seaside

Barry Bannan has had a solid Championship career since coming to Bloomfield Road as a 21-year-old on loan from Aston Villa. Now with Sheffield Wednesday following a successful spell with Villa and a short time with Crystal Palace – signed by Ian Holloway – Bannan has made 27 Scotland caps. He’s fondly remembered by BlackpoolContinue reading “Rewind: Barry Bannan’s loan spell at the Seaside”