Preston Men’s 5ths 2-0 Blackpool Men’s 3rds

Blackpool’s third team travelled to Preston and were defeated 2-0 despite putting up a creditable fight. Blackpool knew that despite already having secured a victory earlier in the season over Preston 6th Team, a visit to a high flying Preston 5th Team would be a tougher task. Preston started off with confidence, their front 3 […]

Blackpool Mens Christmas Social – 12 December 2015

This years Christmas Social will be on 12th December 2015, starting at 19:30 at Blackpool Cricket Club. This years theme is “WWE Universe”. Thats means costumes including Wrestlers, managers, refs, announcers, tables, chairs, ladders, cages, Divas (Rob Abbott!), basically if it features in wrestling, you can come as it!!! Fines will be given for anyone […]

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

Blackpool Men’s firsts came away from a tricky fixture on Merseyside with a 1-1 draw at Northern Men’s firsts. In a game lucky to escape the worst of the dire weather over the weekend, the home side looked the more confident in the early stages, with a freedom of movement in their attacking play giving […]

Blackpool Men’s 2’s 2 – 2 Formby Men’s 2’s

Division 5 leaders Formby 3’s came to Blackpool on an increasingly wet and windy day to compete in their toughest game to date, and by the end of the match were happy to hold on to a single point in a 2-2 draw. It was a tight match with both sides having possession and attacking, […]

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

Blackpool’s Third Team gained their second win of the season after edging a 7 goal thriller with Keswick’s Third Team. Missing several of their regular experienced players, Blackpool struggled to find their passing rhythm in the opening minutes and it was the visitors who took the lead. An initial shot was saved by Toby Jeffrey […]

Blackpool Mens 1st 4 – 2 Southport Mens 1st

Blackpool Men bounced back from their first consecutive losses in nearly 4 years with a 4-2 win against Southport firsts at Stanley Park. Before all supporters could make their way down, Blackpool were already two goals to the good. Twice Ian Swaine was provider, firstly to Dave Morgan, and second to Steve Whitley after two […]

Springfields Men’s 2nds 5-1 Blackpool Men’s 3rds

Blackpool’s 3rd team made the short trip to Preston to play table topping Springfields 2nd team and were defeated 5-1. Blackpool made a promising start in the opening few minutes, passing the ball around well in midfield and quickly winning the ball back when it fell to a Springfields stick. However Springfields soon started to […]

Kirkby Lonsdale 3 – 0 Blackpool 2nds

3rd place Blackpool 2’s travelled to 2nd place Kirkby Lonsdale to contest a match that could make a big difference to both side’s promotion hopes in Division 5. After some sweeping of excess leaves from the pitch, and changing in a mud-filled school changing room, the match was ready to start. Blackpool had a disastrous […]

Windermere Men’s 2’s 4 – 5 Blackpool Men’s 2’s

Blackpool 2nd team travelled to Cumbria for the second match in succession and again managed a single goal victory by beating Windermere 2’s 5-4 in a closely fought match. Windermere started strongly but it was Blackpool’s counter attacking which led to the first two goals, the first from some fine skill by Chris Hocking, and […]

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

Blackpool Men’s firsts had a disappointing afternoon, losing 3-2 at home to fellow promoted side Bowdon thirds. Blackpool dominated the opening then minutes without making a breakthrough, before the visitors took the lead after the Blackpool defence were reluctant to give away a penalty corner and failed to challenge the Bowdon attacker. Blackpool spurred back […]

Colwyn Bay Men’s 1sts 4 – 2 Blackpool Men’s 1sts

An under-strength Blackpool side returned from Wales empty handed after going down 4-2 to league leaders Colwyn Bay. A combination of unavailability, injuries and no umpire meant Blackpool had to call upon Sam Robinson and Jack Boniface from the seconds to bolster their side against a fellow promoted side who’d won all five games so […]

Blackpool Men’s 3rds 3 – 6 Rochdale Men’s 2nds

Quality is Better the Quantity Blackpool’s third team were expecting a tough game at home to the pre-season title favourites Rochdale second team, a team fresh from a 13-0 victory the week before. However Blackpool were given an unexpected pre-game boost when presented with the opposition team card to find they had travelled with only […]