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”
Having booked our trip to the Kassam Stadium in the semi final of the League One play-offs on Tuesday night, followed by the return fixture on Friday – can the Pool reign victorious in the play-offs once again? I analyse the likelihood of the Tangerines making it to Wembley for a eighth time. With theContinue reading “Opinion: Play-Off Hopes – Can We Go All The Way?”
When you think back to the first few games of the season, many a Blackpool fan will shudder and think of the comments they made on social media – and rightly so. This season was unique in that nobody could voice their opinions in the stand and therefore opinions were amplified online. Back in October,Continue reading “Opinion: What we can learn from our start to the season”
Peter Clarke was one of our prized assets in the early 2000s under Steve McMahon and Colin Hendry. He bravely helped us against relegation in his two full seasons at Blackpool, winning numerous Player of the Year awards and showing fight, desire and commitment to the shirt. So why did he risk his reputation whenContinue reading “Interview: Peter Clarke: “Why I came back””
With just 15 games to go in the League One season, Blackpool currently sit 12th in the table, with promotion to the Championship remaining the priority target. George Wincott considers whether we can still make it. Although recent results have caused doubt amongst a portion of the Pool faithful, the Seasiders remain very much inContinue reading “Opinion: Can Blackpool Still Achieve The Play-Offs?”
Me writing for utmp feels a bit like when some random odd band gets on the telly at tea time cos they’re playing Glastonbury. I feel like it’s a proper football blog with readers, heatmaps, stats, a proper header logo and everything so it’s all a bit daunting when my analysis generally consists of aContinue reading “Opinion: January Review and February Preview by Mitch Cook’s Left Foot”
The January Transfer Window has slammed shut for another year, so who’s come out of it stronger than how they went in? I analysed the done deals in League One and assessed which teams are looking upwards in the table compared to those who have suffered in the window. Accrington Stanley IN: Gary Roberts (BalaContinue reading “Opinion: January Transfer Window: Winners & Losers”
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’s run as the form team in the league continued after a late winner against table-toppers Hull.
Let’s be fair, most Blackpool fans expected us to be right at the top end of the table this season after the summer of recruitment we had. After all, we’re not used to the level of ambition we’ve seen recently under Simon Sadler, so it may have gone to a few of our heads –Continue reading “Opinion: Can we still make the Play-Offs? A comparison to previous seasons”
Blackpool made it eight wins out of nine after a stubborn defensive display gave them all three points at Highbury.
Portsmouth will be heading to Bloomfield Road off the back of four games unbeaten in League One sitting 5th in the table.
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.
Here at utmp we have previewed all 23 of our opponents in League One this season, highlighting their current state of play and ambitions for the upcoming season. We’ve included a League Table of our anticipated standings, showcasing who we feel will be Blackpool’s direct competitors, and who we feel will struggle and we shouldContinue reading “Full League One Season Preview Guide – 2020/21”