Michael Appleton is back for a second spell as Blackpool’s head coach, with a remit to “kick-on” and continue Blackpool’s progress in the Championship. But what has he been up to over the last decade, and what should Blackpool fansContinue reading “Opinion: Michael Appleton – 10 Years On”
Us Blackpool fans are riding the crest of a wave at the moment. The recent news about the long-awaited training ground and East Stand plans getting underway, closely followed by the club’s handling of the Jake Daniels news as heContinue reading “Opinion: Assessing the potential outgoings”
After back to back defeats effectively ended our season, focus now turns to the summer Transfer Window. I take a look at the positions that require strengthening in order for Blackpool to compete at the top end of the championshipContinue reading “Opinion: Sadler’s Summer Shopping List”
Blackpool’s form has tailed off recently, dropping to 17th in the Championship. We’ve analysed our performances over the last few games compared to those in our previous good run and found that the number of defenders is a key issue.Continue reading “Analysis: The Curse of the Back Three”
This is the third article in a series looking at Blackpool’s set-up across the pitch. The previous pieces looked at how Blackpool replicate the world’s elite by attacking with five players and use an effective “double pivot” in midfield. InContinue reading “Analysis: Cats and Dogs living Harmony? Examining Blackpool’s centre-backs “
This is the second in a series looking at Blackpool’s tactics in all aspects of the game. The previous piece, published in September, looked at how Blackpool replicate the world’s elite by attacking with five players. In this article, we’llContinue reading “Analysis: Blackpool’s pivotal midfield”
International breaks give you the chance to sit back and consider where we’re at as a football club. What a joy it is to study the Championship league table and see us sat nicely in the top half, above PNEContinue reading “Opinion: utmp’s Christmas Wish List”
Well, we’ve waited eight years to reclaim the bragging rights from that lot down the M55 and it was exactly how we’d hoped and expected it would be. A fantastic atmosphere, a far superior show of quality from both theContinue reading “Review: Five Good, Five Bad – PNE (h)”
Throughout preseason and the early games of this season, I’ve been astounded by the amount of negativity around our fanbase from some supporters. It’s easy for me to sit and write a blog after two wins in three games whichContinue reading “Opinion: Why the doubters keep getting proven wrong”
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