Great pitch, shame about the game

Blackpool Men’s 1s 0-4 City of Manchester Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer Blackpool fought hard in the first half against tough opposition on the beautiful Commonwealth Games pitch at Belle Vue, and were most unlucky to concede in the last strike of the half, when a penalty corner wasn’t cleared properly. Having gone one goal […]

From the (vice) Captain’s Mouth …

Blackpool Men’s 2s 0-5 Carlisle Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer Blackpool took 12 players to Carlisle, which is a rare luxury for this fixture but typifies the new commitment which has been evident all season. With automatic promotion already secured for Carlisle, Blackpool perhaps went into the game with a degree of complacency and expectation […]

Captain Morgan’s Rum Day

Blackpool Men’s 1s 5-3 Lancaster University Men’s 1st by Peter Latimer Blackpool had possibly their best game of the season beating Lancaster University. With relegation already confirmed they were able to play freely without pressure and have some fun. In his last game as captain, Dave Morgan scored a hat-trick and confirmed his place as […]

Carlisle beware – Blackpool are scoring for fun and want some more hat-tricks!

Blackpool Men’s 2s 14-2 Morecambe Men’s 3s by Peter Latimer Blackpool 2nd’s are in a vein of form having scored 13 goals in the last two matches with different players scoring hat-tricks. This week it was Martin Hayes’ turn to grab a hat-trick, and not content with one he actually actually gained a rare double […]

God punishes Blackpool with Relegation and a Great Flood

Blackpool Men’s 1s 0-3 South Cheshire Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer After two demoralising defeats on the road, Blackpool 1st’s were back at home for a must win game against fellow relegation strugglers South Cheshire. A full squad, including a record four subs, looked promising. They started well with good passing, but a series of […]

Double over Leigh helped by Ryan Lynch hat-trick

Blackpool Men’s 2s 7-0 Leigh Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer 3rd placed Blackpool outplayed 4th placed Leigh with a convincing 7-0 victory, although Leigh only fielded 9 players. Lancashire U15 star Ryan Lynch grabbed his first league hat-trick with his third goal coming minutes before the end. The team’s top scorer Martin Hayes claimed two, […]

Worst defeat for 10 years, is there any hope left?

Blackpool Men’s 1s 1-10 Neston South Wirral Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer After last week’s 7-1 defeat, demoralised Blackpool fell to their worst loss in 10 years (12-1 away to Bangor Uni in 97/98 being the worst in recorded history although older members of the club may be able to tell stories of even worse […]

Atherton hat-trick helps Blackpool bounce back

Blackpool Men’s 2s 6-1 West Derby Men’s 3s by Peter Latimer Blackpool pressed on with their promotion campaign with an excellent start as the home side took the lead after just 3 minutes from a strike from Alex Rowe. Blackpool doubled their lead only a couple of minutes later as Paul Atherton slipped in behind […]

Tameside home 9-0-0 (+31) v Blackpool away 0-2-7 (-20) = a drubbing

Blackpool Men’s 1s 1-7 Tameside Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer Relegation threatened Blackpool travelled to league leaders Tameside who have not dropped any points at home all season. The resulting 7-1 loss was crushing with just Kieron Morrow scoring for Blackpool. The team remain second to bottom. We now need 3 wins out of 3 […]

Seasiders outshine Merseyside outfit

Blackpool U15 Boys 3-1 Northern Badgers U16 by David Wright Blackpool played host to a strong Liverpool Northern side that they had played many times in the past. An ever increasing Blackpool squad saw the introduction of Chris Brookes and Lee Warburton who made their debut for the Seasiders right from the off Blackpool stepped […]

Promotion hopes dashed by being a player short?

Blackpool Men’s 2s 1-2 Southport Men’s 5s by Peter Latimer Blackpool travelled to 3rd bottom Southport with only 10 players, due to a series of unfortunate circumstances. However despite being a man short they played very well as a team. In fact they took the lead at a short corner after Mitch Blakemore’s initial shot […]

Morrow Brothers to the rescue of Blackpool’s stricken season

Blackpool Men’s 1s 2-1 Bangor University Men’s 1st by Peter Latimer Blackpool gained their first win of 2008 when it mattered most in a relegation dog-fight with Bangor University. Kieron Morrow and Liam Morrow scored the vital goals for Blackpool, in a convincing performance which gives hope that the team can avoid relegation. The win […]