Category: Opinion

What’s going on with Zabaxe?

The name Zabaxe is a familiar one to most Blackpool fans, synonymous as it is with the £11m director remuneration paid to Owen Oyston back in 2010/11. As a quick refresher, it was Zabaxe Limited who were the recipient of this unprecedent director salary straight out of the Premier League TV money, with the claim being it was for tax planning purposes.


The charade of transparency

“When is supporter outreach not really outreach at all?”

That’s the question I’ve been left pondering following the latest line of events at Bloomfield Road. On October 24th Karl Oyston met with BSA members in another one of their ‘mini-forum’ events. Fans were there, questions were asked and answers provided, but is this really supporter engagement?

In Conversation – Season Preview

A new feature we would like to bring you at Measured Progress this season is entitled ‘In Conversation’. The aim for this recurring feature is to discuss the burning issues at Bloomfield Road in a conversation format, beginning with a preview of the season.

Chris Walker and John Kane examine the re-shaping of the squad including the many departures and the core Paul Ince was left with, the new arrivals and the missing gaps, plus a brief look ahead to tomorrow’s visit to Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium.