All posts tagged with: Blackpool FC

Shrimps fortunate in victory

A draw might have been the fairest outcome from Morecambe’s 2-1 win over Blackpool on Saturday, but that won’t matter to Jim Bentley. The Liverpudlian celebrated passionately with the home fans after the victory, which was won by Michael Rose’s late goal. Gary Bowyer appeared a more reserved figure, but it was clear from the… Read more →

Blackpool Season Preview: stopping the rot

The less said about Blackpool’s last few seasons, quite frankly, the better. Terrible running of the club from Karl Oyston, heartless performances and poor management along the way has culminated in two relegations in three years. New manager Gary Bowyer must now re-enthuse a disillusioned home support as he looks to initiate the rebuilding process. Supporter Gareth… Read more →

League Two Season Preview 2016-17

A division where owners are tighter than Wycombe’s midfield, finances are scarce in League Two. Portsmouth and Luton are the money-men, evidenced by the former signing Carl Baker and the latter bringing in star performers at Oxford. Both hope to convert big budgets into promotion but money is not the only factor, as Accrington Stanley… Read more →

Change needed at Blackpool and Crewe

A dramatic finale at Gresty Road saw 10-man Blackpool climb out of the relegation zone with a priceless three points. Crewe’s Marcus Haber cancelled out Jack Redshaw’s first half opener late on, before Tom Aldred’s strike two minutes later proved to be the winner, after Brad Inman’s missed penalty in the dying moments. The away… Read more →

League One Preview: Ferguson’s return to Posh

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for the weekend’s games in League One. Crewe travel to fellow relegation contenders Blackpool, and the Tangerines’ Lancashire neighbours Wigan go to Bradford, in a clash of League One’s in-form teams. Darren Ferguson returns to Peterborough as manager of Doncaster, while at Greenhous Meadow, there is a clash of… Read more →