A new season and a rare new blog post. Here are my thoughts on Blackpool’s opening day draw with Colchester United.
Here we are then. Another year, another set of accounts to pore over.
As premature as it sounds writing a post about relegation in December, the reality of the situation dictates that it is now not only a possibility, it is a near certainty. A dismal festive season has ensured Blackpool remain rooted to the foot of the Championship and a nine point gap separates Lee Clark’s side from 21st place. Over half the season has now been played and the club have managed to amass just 14 points. By any reasonable measure, it’s a tally worthy of a team set for relegation.
Here we are again. Yes, again. And again! It really is an omnishambles, isn’t it? The latest sorry mess to hit Bloomfield Road is of course the unseemly exchange of text messages between Karl Oyston and a supporter. There is much to condemn, from both Oyston and the supporter in question, but the particularly disgusting element – and the thing which has prompted so much press coverage – is the various references made by Oyston to learning disabilities with comments such as “retard”, “special needs” and “intellectual cripple”.
The nights are drawing in, the days are getting colder, and it’s high time we did our bit at Measured Progress to help at least one lucky reader make it through the winter months with a little bit of style.
What else is there left to say, really? As in, something actually new that is worth my time and energy writing, and your time and energy worth reading? Very little, I imagine. It’s becoming harder and harder to sustain affection for this football club of … Continue reading Blackpool’s latest tragicomedy
Due by the 30th September, the Zabaxe accounts for financial year ending December 31st 2013 were filed late on 2nd October and were made available for viewing by Companies House this morning. For those unfamiliar with the story surrounding Zabaxe, their 2012 accounts were analysed on Measured Progress earlier this year. A very quick analysis of the most recent set of financial statements follows…