Urmston Men’s 1sts 2 – 4 Blackpool Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Men’s first team got off to the perfect start in North West Division 1 with a 4-2 win away to Urmston firsts. After a shambolic arrival due to a combination of congestion on the M60, incorrectly used satnavs and delays in other fixtures players were umpiring in, the match eventually got underway with Blackpool […]

Blackpool Men’s 2nds 1 – 1 Warrington Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Men’s seconds battled to a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Warrington firsts in their first game in Division 4 North having won promotion last season. Warrington dominated the opening exchanges at Stanley Park and were able to move the ball at will as they kept the home side penned back within their own half. As […]

Keswick Men’s 3rds 4 – 2 Blackpool Men’s 3rds

Blackpool 3’s had their longest journey to an away game with a 220 mile round trip to play Keswick in Cockermouth as their first game of the season. With the usual selection issues, there was only the minimum 11 players, with just two seniors to compliment the developing youngsters.  However they were a match for the […]

Neston Under 13’s 5 – 4 Blackpool Under 13’s

Neston took an early lead and by the end of the first third were leading 4 nil.  Blackpool regrouped in the second quarter with some excellent play by Ryan Nicholls.  Blackpool quickly pulled two goals back.  Some outstanding defending and saves by Alfie Roberts prevented the home side from increasing their lead.  A further two […]

2016/17 Season is coming

ANYONE INSPIRED BY THE GB WOMENS OLYMPIC SUCCESS AND GOLD MEDALS? (Best not mention the Men)  If so,  why not get yourself down to the club and start playing. We welcome all ages and skill levels from absolute beginners to people wanting to get back into the sport after some time away. First training session […]

Southport Men’s 1sts 3 – 1 Blackpool Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Mens First Team’s season came to a tame end with a disappointing 3-1 defeat away to Southport first team. With little to play for in their final fixture, Blackpool were noticeably off the boil, with a lack of conviction in their play in all areas of the pitch. Southport quickly raced into a two […]

Blackpool Men’s 2nds 3 – 2 Kirkby Lonsdale 1sts

Blackpool 2’s, secure in 2nd place in Division 5NN, beat champions Kirkby Lonsdale 3-2 in their last game of the season, with another last minute goal. The combination of an early start time, a flat battery and bad motorway traffic meant that captain Graeme Kilshaw, exiled in Oldham, only arrived 20 minutes after the match […]

Keswick Men’s 3rds 2-1 Blackpool Men’s 3rds

Blackpool’s third team were defeated 2-1 away to Keswick third team. Blackpool had the better of a scrappy first half but were unable to take advantage of a number of short corner opportunities, Steve Pope coming closest with a shot that hit the outside of the post with the goalkeeper beaten.  At the other end […]

Blackpool Men’s 1sts 3 – 1 Northern Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Men’s first team overcame Northern Men’s fists 3-1 in a scrappy affair at Stanley Park. With the weather at its best for weeks, neither side had any excuses for the stop-start play with countless loose passes and lack of discipline shown in the first half. Blackpool dominated the first fifteen minutes with goalkeeper Nick […]

Formby Men’s 3rds 2 – 3 Blackpool Men’s 2nds

Blackpool 2’s travelled to Formby knowing that a win would guarantee them 2nd place in the league but anything less would not be a enough as Formby 3’s were level on points with a better goal difference. A full squad of 14 had been assembled, although missing regular defender Stan Morrison after his injury last […]

Blackpool Men’s 3rds 1 – 14 Preston Men’s 5ths

Unfortunately for Blackpool Men’s third team, it was a classic men vs boys scenario when faced with promotion chasing Preston Men’s 5ths, going down 14 – 1. With a side containing 9 juniors, Blackpool battled till the end but struggled against their far more experienced opponents. However, Keiffer Walker-Earnshaw did provide one bright moment for […]

Blackpool Men’s 1sts 4 – 1 Rhyl Men’s 1sts

Blackpool Men’s firsts returned to winning ways with a comfortable 4-1 victory over Rhyl at Stanley Park. With a host of midfield options missing for Blackpool, Nick Rainbow shuffled his squad around, including pushing Dec O’Hara up into midfield to cover for the absent Simon Thomas. The new look side started sluggishly with a number […]