Opinion: What we can learn from our start to the season

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”

Interview: Peter Clarke: “Why I came back”

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””

Opinion: Can Blackpool Still Achieve The Play-Offs?

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?”

Opinion: January Review and February Preview by Mitch Cook’s Left Foot

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”

Opinion: January Transfer Window: Winners & Losers

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”

Analysis: A review of Blackpool’s style of play over the season so far

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”

Opinion: Can we still make the Play-Offs? A comparison to previous seasons

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”

Full League One Season Preview Guide – 2020/21

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”