Seven points from nine for Blackpool 2XI and 3XI

Men 2s Blackpool Seconds once again came up trumps and won 6-1 against West Derby. There was never any danger in the result as Chris Hocking grabbed 4 and Nathan Woodman with 2 on his return to the 2nds. The win was marred by Blackpool not keeping a clean sheet, however another 3 points in […]

Blackpool keep promotion hopes alive

Blackpool Men’s First Team kept their promotion hopes alive with a 4-1 win away at league leaders Morecambe.  With several team members nursing injuries (and a spot of food poisoning) Blackpool started slowly and soon found themselves under pressure, with the in-form Morecambe side dominating the early stages of possession. The homes side came inches […]

Positive signs for hockey in Lancashire

Blackpool U13 Boys 2-1 Preston City of Preston Beavers by Peter Latimer Blackpool’s Juniors friendly saw a strengthened Preston Beavers team following their previous weeks defeat early on Sunday morning. It was clear from their initial play and pressing that they wanted revenge. Preston took the lead with a well worked goal, and a rather […]

Goal fest at Northern

Blackpool Men’s 3s 4-4 Northern Men’s 3s by Alex Diver Blackpool dug deep into the club to field a side in the rearranged game against Northern. With plenty of new faces into the 3rds, Northern coasted to a 3-0 lead by half time. After the break Nick Rainbow and Alex Diver both scored from open […]

Clean Sheet Earns Blackpool Win

Blackpool Men’s 3s 1-0 Keswick West Cumbria Men’s 3s by Alex Diver Blackpool 3s produced their best performance yet as they ground out a 1-0 win against the dangerous Keswick Side. Alex Diver’s Penalty Corner Goal was all that seperated the sides as Blackpool kept their first clean sheet of the season. 13 year old […]

Blackpool wipe out West Derby

Blackpool Men’s 2s 6-1 West Derby Men’s 2s by Matthew Atherton Once again Blackpool cam up trumps and they won 6-1 against West Derby. There was never any danger in the result as Chris Hocking grabbed 4 and Nathan Woodman with 2 on his return to the 2nds. The win was marred by Blackpool not […]

Blackpool came up trumps in tough local derby.

Blackpool Men’s 2s 3-1 Lytham St Annes Men’s 4s by Matthew Atherton Blackpool needed to carry on getting the points if they wanted promotion. Blackpool started poorly failing to string passes together. It finally clicked and Blackpool exploited the Lytham wings but their centre backs stood strong. Blackpool finally broke the resistance from captain Simon […]

Lymm gain their revenge on Blackpool and end their promotion hopes

Blackpool Men’s 1s 2-3 Lymm Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer The first of several 6-pointers between the Div 3 promotion rivals began with Lymm travelling to Blackpool for an early midday start. Lymm were desperate for a win as Blackpool had beaten them convincingly during the autumn, following their joint promotion from Div 4 last […]

5-4 Thriller!!!

Blackpool Men’s 2s 5-4 University of Liverpool Men’s 2nd by Matthew Atherton Blackpool’s 2XI travelled away to play a strong Liverpool University side. Yet Blackpool started the match quickly, getting on the front foot with two early Chris Hocking goals! However Liverpool came back strongly to pull the game level at 2-2. The game continued […]

Morgan’s new warm gloves lead to hat-trick, cruely denied by the umpires

Blackpool Men’s 1s 3-1 South Lakes Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer Another freezing day, but Stanley Park’s pitch was free of frost and playing beautifully, and Dave Morgan had bought a new pair of gloves to keep his little hands warm after frost-bite on the Wirrall the previous week. Blackpool struggled to generate real pressure […]

Nice and freezy does it for Blackpool

Blackpool Men’s 1s 6-2 Neston South Wirral Men’s 2s by David Wright Blackpool Men braved the cold to play Neston Seconds on the Wirral, where a 6-2 win warmed them up for the return journey. The win also left Blackpool within three points of the top two as other games in North West division one […]