Bowdon Men’s 3rds 2 – 2 Blackpool Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Men’s first team let a two goal lead slip in the last ten minutes to come away with a hard fought draw away to Bowdon Men’s thirds. In a scratchy affair both sides struggled to create many clear cut opportunities in the first half. Nick Rainbow dealt with any threat in the Blackpool goal, […]

Blackpool Men’s 2s 2-5 Kirkby Lonsdale Men’s 1s

Blackpool’s second team came unstuck at home to Kirkby Lonsdale’s first team, going down 5-2 and losing their unbeaten record in the midst of it. Kirkby came out of the blocks much the stronger and penned Blackpool back in their own half in the opening exchanges however it was the home side who came closest […]

Blackpool Men’s 1sts 3 – 2 Liverpool Sefton Men’s 1sts

After last week’s defeat to Didsbury, Blackpool Men’s first team bounced back with a 3-2 win at home to Liverpool Sefton firsts to send them back to the top of North West Division 1. With a healthy squad of fifteen for the first time this season, Blackpool employed a new formation to maximise the personnel […]

West Derby Men’s HC 2s 1 – 4 Blackpool Men’s HC 2s

Blackpool 2s secured their second win of the season in a competitive yet comfortable performance running out 4-1 winners away at West Derby 2s. Blackpool started slowly with West Derby putting the pressure on early resulting in a short corner, where a well struck bobbly shot managed to beat goalkeeper Graeme Kilshaw. But Blackpool heads […]

Blackpool Men’s 3rds 5 – 0 Leyland & Chorley Men’s 3rds

Blackpool 3’s were at full strength for the first time this season and ran out easy 5-0 winners against their Leyland & Chorley counterparts. Not only did Blackpool 3’s had 15 players but also the luxury of 6 seniors, including Martin Hayes making his seasonal debut with a rare Saturday off work.  It was soon […]

Didsbury Men’s 2nds 4 – 2 Blackpool Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Men’s suffered their first defeat of the season going down 4-2 away to Didsbury Men’s seconds. With Blackpool again suffering from the M60 congestion on an away trip, they arrived at Didsbury with only minutes to spare. The home side showed little sympathy for their visitors, dominating the opening exchanges and quickly going a […]

Blackpool Mens 2nds 9 – 3 Didsbury Men’s 5ths

Blackpool 2s ran riot at Stanley Park to secure their first win of the season with a comprehensive 9-3 victory against Didsbury Northern 5s. Having seemingly enjoyed playing with only ten men last week, Blackpool had to start with only ten players again, due to several players either being stuck in traffic or stuck in […]

Blackpool Men’s 3rds 3 – 2 Southport Men’s 3rds

Blackpool 3’s won their first game of the season away at their Southport counterparts.   They were unlucky to go behind when a shot towards goal was wickedly deflected from Stephen Pope’s stick, looping to the height of the goal, and keeper Toby Jeffery was inches away from stopping it crossing the line. Chances were […]

Blackpool U13’s mixed juniors – v – Oxton u13’s mixed juniors

After a late start on a glorious sunny afternoon, Blackpool u13’s were defending from the start and considering this is only the 2nd time the boys have mixed with the girls they all got stuck straight in. You could see that Oxton were an established team, and from quite early on in the game they […]

Blackpool Men’s 1sts 4 – 3 Wigan Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Men’s firsts had to come from behind to take all three points in a hard fought match against Wigan firsts. Despite a significant boost to the squad from last week’s bare eleven, Blackpool started off just as slowly as the visitors had all the play in the opening ten minutes. Wigan’s high pressing game […]

Liverpool University 2’s 3 – 3 Blackpool Mens Hockey Club 2nds

Who Says Eleven Men Is Better Than 10? The first away game of the season for the Blackpool second team saw a trip to Liverpool which turned out to be more than eventful. Due to injury and unavailability of some club players, Blackpool started the match with a bare 11 with no substitutes. Under a […]

Blackpool Men’s 3rds 3 – 4 Lancaster & Morecambe 3’s

Blackpool 3’s were unlucky to lose against their counterparts from Lancaster & Morecambe in Division 6NN after a last minute winner from the visitors. Blackpool had a full team including a substitute (although only after the last two players finally turned up with a minute to go!) and were bolstered by the experienced Mike Sharp […]