With the deadline for bids to be submitted to the receiver having passed on 15th May, we are ever closer to prospect of new ownership of Blackpool FC. During this period of receivership, there has always been the lingering threat, however remote, that if Owen … Continue reading Oyxit means Oyxit?
After retiring from writing a few years ago I’ve decided to blog again. It might be a fleeting appearance, but such a seismic event makes it feel like the right time to put something down on paper. Here’s the first part of two rambles as … Continue reading The Return: Fan-tastic?
In front of over 15,000 home fans, the Seasiders earned a point at home to Southend United courtesy of a 96th minute own goal. Here are my thoughts on the game.
When the rumours of a potential Gary Bowyer resignation began to surface at around 5pm on Monday afternoon, it didn’t really register. After all, there were the same whispers last week before the season opener at Wycombe and nothing came of it. Indeed, talk of … Continue reading Yet another fine mess
Having failed to meet the Companies House filing deadline for the last two years, one might have expected the club to file its accounts late again given the current situation it finds itself in. Against all expectations then, the 2016/17 financial statements were actually filed … Continue reading The crumbling empire – Blackpool FC’s 2016/17 accounts
It’s been a long five and a half years. As soon as Blackpool FC’s accounts for the 2010/11 season were released back in March 2012, to widespread media scrutiny, it should have been clear for everyone to see exactly what the Oyston family were doing … Continue reading Hate To Say I Told You So…
Blackpool FC’s accounts were made public for the 2015/16 season they spent in League One on 28th March 2017, revealing losses for the first time since their promotion to the Premier League. Here, we will dig into some of the detail.