200 miles for nothing

Blackpool Men’s 1s 2-3 Carlisle Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer Blackpool got off to the worst start by conceding within a couple of minutes to a fired up Carlisle team. Carlisle continued to have the best of the first half, constantly causing problems and only some mighty saves from keeper Graeme Kilshaw keeping Blackpool in […]

2nd’s match v Lytham

Blackpool Men’s 2s 2-2 Lytham St Annes Men’s 5s by David Wright Blackpool came away from Lytham knowing that they would be in the horrible 3rd position for the second season in a row. Although Promotion would have been unlikley at the start of affairs, After one of the worst performances of the season Blackpool […]

League Leaders pushed close by the Relegation Battlers of Blackpool

Blackpool Men’s 1s 0-1 City of Manchester Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer Blackpool were always going to have an extremely tough game against the league leaders. Blackpool were after a win to stave off relegation whereas City of Manchester were looking to secure promotion. Blackpool Council had rudely bumped Blackpool off their home pitch at […]

The Great Escape is back on for Blackpool after Welsh Blitz

Blackpool Men’s 1s 7-1 Northop Hall Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer Blackpool needed three wins from their final three games to avoid relegation and their final away trip was to Wales to face Northop Hall who were after four wins to guarantee themselves promotion. The first half was played into a stiff Welsh wind and […]

Blackpool come back from behind three times before securing the win

Blackpool Men’s 2s 4-3 Morecambe Men’s 3s by Peter Latimer Blackpool gave them self a slight chance of promotion after coming back from behind 3 times to record a 4-3 win over bottom of the table Morecambe side. Although Blackpool defended poorly, Blackpools attacking threat meant that they were able to come out on top, […]

Failure to close games will lead to relegation for Blackpool

Blackpool Men’s 1s 4-4 Liverpool Sefton Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer Blackpool threw away two vital points by only drawing after going ahead by two goals twice during their home game against promotion hopefuls Liverpool Sefton. Dave Morgan opened the scoring, continuing his good run of form. Sefton retaliated with a well taken shot from […]

Keswick 3 Goals from 5 attacks – Blackpool 2 Goals from numerous attacks

Blackpool Men’s 2s 2-3 Keswick West Cumbria Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer With the two first choice strikers unavailable, the fixture against Suprise league leaders Keswick was not going to be easy, With Martin Hayes at a New York Training Camp, and League leading scorer Alex Diver ruled out through injury, Blackpool failed to convert […]

Fighting against Relegation the hard way

Blackpool Men’s 1s 5-3 Triton Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer Blackpool continued from last week to score a second successive away win in their outside bid to escape from relegation. Yet again they started poorly conceding a goal by being asleep. They responded by a well worked Dave Morgan short corner. They fell behind once […]

Dave’s 100th goal and the Return of El C

Blackpool Men’s 1s 4-2 Lytham St Annes Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer Blackpool came into this game against their local rivals knowing that a win was necessary in their fight against relegation. They were buoyed by the presence of their greatest ever captain Andy Gerrard who had to retire several years ago due to the […]

1st Half Domination 2nd Half Capitulation

Blackpool Men’s 1s 1-3 Oxton Men’s 3s by Peter Latimer Blackpool dominated in the first half of a game they had to win against fellow relegation strugglers Oxton. Twin strikers Dave Morgan and David Wright were combining well. Morgan just missed a certain goal when a cross from Wright eluded his dive at the post, […]

Diver’s Hat-Trick of Hat-Tricks wronged by Wright

Blackpool Men’s 2s 3-0 Wigan Men’s 3s by Peter Latimer Goals from Blackpool forwards Alex Diver and Martin Hayes gave Blackpool a deserved 3-0 victory over a resilliant Wigan side. Following good performances the previous week, Captain Bancroft promoted Ben Mortimer and Alex Rowe into the starting XI for the divisions bottom team’s visit to […]