Lymm invincibles meet their match

Blackpool Men inflicted Lymm’s first defeat for two years with a remarkable 4-1 away win. It was also a revenge victory over the only side to have beaten Blackpool in league or cup last season. Both sides had won their first six matches in North West division three and Blackpool had a let-off after barely […]

Solid Defensive Performance leads to first win of campaign

Blackpool Men’s 3s 3-1 Preston Men’s 6s by Alex Diver Once again Blackpool Thirds fielded a youthful side as they made their trip to Preston 6s. Missing a number of senior players, Blackpool were able to give a first appearance of the season to Dec O’Hara to assist the defensive unit of Hughes, Hughes and […]

BOOM! Blackpool finally beat Lymm and their 25 month unbeaten run

Blackpool Men’s 1s 4-1 Lymm Men’s 1s by Peter Latimer Lymm are a fine example of a hockey club. Having only started out as recently as 2005 [http://www.lymmhockey.com/our_history_69.html], they already boast of 3 mens & 3 ladies teams, and each of these teams seems to dominate their divisions with promotions and championships. [http://www.lymmhockey.com/a_71.html] So many […]

Blackpool run riot with 17 goals, 8 from Dave Morgan

Blackpool Men’s 1s 17-0 Urmston Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer It’s strange times when a large well established club like Urmston with 5 teams has to shed 2 teams and is now even struggling to get 3 teams out. This means they’re now suffering big defeats in both their 2nd and 3rd teams, although strangely […]

Goals Galore but Blackpool too strong

Blackpool Men’s 2s 8-5 University of Liverpool Men’s 2nd by Matthew Atherton Blackpool 2XI welcomed University of Liverpool 2XI to Stanley Park with Blackpool looking to build on from last weeks away win. Liverpool started brightly carving a number of chances resulting in many efforts on the Blackpool goal. They soon took the lead but […]

Blackpool Bounce Back

Blackpool Men’s 2s 4-0 Didsbury Northern Men’s 5s by David Morgan On Saturday Blackpool 2XI travelled to Manchester to play Didsbury Northern in conditions that were quite a contrast from last weekend. However, Blackpool wanted to bounce back from last weekends defeat at home to Bury and it showed early on that the wet pitch […]

Goals coming easy for Blackpool but didn’t quite make double-figures.

Blackpool Men’s 1s 9-2 Neston South Wirral Men’s 2s by Peter Latimer Blackpool continued their 100% start to Division 3 with a 9-2 victory against Neston. They were two up after just five minutes, with James Slater pouncing on a chance to flick over the goalie, then Ian Swaine fed Steve Whitley to score with […]

Blackpool to Hot to Handle

Blackpool Men’s 1s 8-1 Liverpool Sefton Men’s 2s by David Morgan Blackpool 1st team squad travelled to Liverpool Sefton looking to build on last weeks hard fought home win. Despite the temperature gauge at Liverpool Seftons’ ground indicating a ridiculously hot 29 degrees, Blackpool started quickly, pressurising their opposition into mistakes and keeping them in […]

Blackpool’s promotion teams continue their winning ways…

Blackpool 1XI 5 – 4 Lancaster Uni Back in Division 3, Blackpool found themselves up against old foes Lancaster Uni and their history of high scoring close games continued. Despite Blackpool making the early pressure it was the students who scored first when scrambling in a shot from a short corner. Blackpool continued to attack […]

Pool struggle on opening day

Blackpool Men’s 3s 0-10 Blackburn Northern Men’s 2s by Alex Diver Blackpool 3rds travelled to last years champions bosting 7 Under 16s, however the experienced Blackburn team gelled from the start and were 3-0 up at Half Time. In a 5 minuite spell after the break, the score had increased to 7-0 after some mis-communication […]