Interview: Thomas Ince: “I’ll try and take some notes from my dad about managing… but not too many”

Former Blackpool winger Thomas Ince has lifted the lid on what it was like to play under his dad when he was at Bloomfield Road, and unsurprisingly it wasn’t easy for him. The then-22 year old infamously played for 11 months under his dad’s management before the duo went on a European tour to tryContinue reading “Interview: Thomas Ince: “I’ll try and take some notes from my dad about managing… but not too many””

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””

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”