How might Blackpool FC develop over the next 100 years
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?
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
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”.
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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