Students edge a win over the Seasiders

Blackpool Men’s 1s 1-2 Lancaster University Men’s 1st by David Wright Blackpool’s promotion push stuttered this week as they went down 2-1 at Lancaster University. In windy conditions, Blackpool dominated the first ten minutes with were soon ahead through Ian Swaine’s penalty corner strike. It was very nearly two as a neat touch from Dave […]

Physicality almost pays off in this disgrace of a game with Liverpool Sefton

Blackpool Men’s 1s 1-0 Liverpool Sefton Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer I’ve been playing the beautiful game of hockey for probably 30 years (I started young!) and come across some tough physical opposition before (Leigh springs to mind) but this game was the ugliest I can remember. And yet it didn’t need to be so, […]

5 divisions apart = 5 goal loss

Blackpool Men’s 1s 1-6 Formby Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer Blackpool travelled to Formby for a quarter final clash in the Lancashire Cup. With Formby playing in the Northern Premier League, five divisions higher than Blackpool, it was always going to be a difficult match but conceding a goal from a penalty corner in the […]

Griffiths steals 3 points for Preston

Blackpool Men’s 3s 2-3 Preston Men’s 6s by Alex Diver A Sam Owen Wonder Goal was not enough to earn Blackpool 3XI a point, as local rivals Preston snatched an undeserved win in a very even game. Despite having the better of possession, play, chances, colour of kit, town, captain, food etc Blackpool lost a […]

BHC become unstuck

Blackpool Men’s 1s 1-6 Keswick West Cumbria Men’s 1s by David Wright Blackpool Mens firsts came unstuck at league leaders Keswick West Cumbria losing 6-1. Despite taking the lead early in the first half through top scorer Dave Morgan, Blackpool spent most of the half on the back foot. Keswick got themselves back into the […]

Blackpool Men given mountain to climb

BLACKPOOL Men gave themselves a mountain to climb at Timperley, where they trailed 3-0 after only ten minutes to their hosts’ second team in North West division three. Ian Swaine pulled one back, hammering his shot through the keeper’s legs, but the three-goal cushion was restored by half-time. Blackpool threw caution to the wind in […]

Too Far, Too Wet; 10 Things to remember about my birthday

Blackpool Men’s 3s 0-2 Keswick West Cumbria Men’s 3s by Alex Diver 1. 8 Hour Round Trip 2. Horrific Driving Conditions 3. More Than Horrific Playing Conditions 4. A Poor Performance from most 5. Nicola Zigic scoring a late equalizer at Bloomfield Road 6. Janet Devlin’s two horrific songs on X-Factor 7. Being able to […]

Blackpool 1st Bounce Back

Blackpool Men’s 1s 10-0 Bebington Men’s 2s by David Morgan After two disappointing defeats, Blackpool Mens firsts looked to get their season back on track against Bebington at Stanley Park. Despite the unhelpful weather, Blackpool began the game with some flowing hockey and the visitors rarely touched the ball inside the opening ten minutes. Blackpool’s […]

They played well, we played rubbish, enough said.

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Div 3 Blackpool beat top of Div 1 Wigan in 1st round of the Lancashire Cup

Blackpool Men’s 1s 4-3 Wigan Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer Having won the Lancashire Trophy last season, Blackpool had earned the right to play in the Lancashire Cup against the top 15 teams in the county. Their first match was against Division 1 leaders Wigan, so two divisions higher and having suffered their first loss […]

Blackpool hammer West Derby

Blackpool Men’s 2s 16-0 West Derby Men’s 2s by Matthew Atherton This game would have been interesting if West Derby had 11 men and a proper keeper, however both teams still had to play and both teams gave it there all. The game however was dampened by some silly yellow cards for both teams. Can […]

Battle of the seaside towns ends in first defeat for Blackpool

Blackpool Men’s 1s 2-3 Morecambe Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer After Lymm last week, it was always going to be another tough match, this time at home to Morecambe. And so it turned out, a very competitive match, which both sides agreed could and maybe should have ended as a draw, but which Morecambe edged […]