All posts tagged with: Blackpool FC

Blackpool v Cheltenham: full-backs key

Gary Bowyer’s smart tactics helped Blackpool on their way to a 1-0 Easter Monday win at Doncaster. After Matty Blair was sent off for the hosts, he resisted assistant Richie Kyle’s suggestion of going from three to four at the back. Instead, he split the three centre-backs and replaced holding midfielder Jack Payne with the… Read more →

Blackpool v Carlisle: why wins will come

Blackpool and Carlisle have won just two games each, but early-season performances suggest results will improve for both teams. In Experimental 361’s analysis of each League Two team’s attacking play (second graph down), Blackpool and Carlisle feature in the box labelled ‘energetically wasteful’. They both have a lot of shots but a relatively low proportion… Read more →