The transfer window slammed shut at 6pm last Tuesday..or so Sky Sports News would have you believe, anyway. The reality was that with deals still being finalised in the final frantic minutes, it wasn’t until two days later that the Seasiders announced their last transfer … Continue reading Incoming
I’ll be the first to hold my hands up – I was cautious about the signing of Luke Varney. I’ve always liked him as a player, but taking someone on loan who is out of favour at a team in a lower division is an … Continue reading Seaside Strategy – Fulham home
Given the fact we played with ten men for the majority of the game against one of the best sides in Europe, it seems somewhat churlish to go picking holes in the Blackpool performance. This is not what I’m aiming to do – as fans … Continue reading Seaside Strategy – Arsenal away
Yes, that’s the sound of the Seasiders coming crashing back down to Earth. Unlike last week at the DW Stadium, yesterday was a more realistic welcome to what we can expect from life in the Premier League. We were soundly beaten, and in the end were lucky to keep the scoreline down to six. That’s how emphatically better Arsenal were than us. The sheer pace the Gunners break forward at is frightening and as a football purist, it was hard not to admire, however painful it is to see your team go down 6-0.
Today saw the following press release: “Blackpool FC can confirm Karl Oyston has stood down as Chairman and Director of the Football Club with immediate effect. The 43-year-old will remain at Bloomfield Road as acting Chief Executive until the end of the season, or in … Continue reading Oyston Out!
When I set up this blog, I said that one of my main motivations was to offer something different from the other sites dedicated to Blackpool FC. While they all do their jobs well in different ways, one area often overlooked is a detailed insight … Continue reading Seaside Strategy: Wigan Athletic away
…well, until Chelsea played. Yesterday was like a dream. As bad as Wigan were – and they were abject – it was destined to be Blackpool’s day. To be top of the league for just three hours was more than I could ever have hoped … Continue reading We are top of the league…