Shouldn’t short corner goals count less than open play ones???

Blackpool 2s travelled to one of the largest clubs in the country, never mind the North West, Brooklands in South Manchester to play their fifth team. Nathan Woodman scored first after some slick passing between him and his fellow striker Martin Hayes. Brooklands responded with a goal from a short corner. Just before half time, […]

Bury outgun Blackpool

Blackpool Men’s 2s 2-3 Bury Men’s 1s by David Wright With the last game of the season and Bury already crowned Div 7N Champions with Didsbury defeating Keswick there was pride still to play for. Dispite a very sandy pitch (almost being compared to South Shore beach) Blackpool started well with captain Simon Allen putting […]

Blackpool still fighting for the promotion places

Mens 1XI Blackpool Men’s First team are not giving up on sneaking into the promotion places after a 4-2 win away at Bebington. The slow pitch wasn’t really suited to Blackpool’s fast break style of hockey, but they quickly found their feet and raced into a two goal lead. The first was Blackpool at their […]

Blackpool brush Leyland and Chorley aside!

Blackpool Men’s 2s 11-0 Leyland and Chorley Men’s 1s by Matthew Atherton Blackpool were needing to keep their winning streak up at home. Blackpool started the strongest but couldn’t break down a rugged defence but it finally came in the form of top goal scorer LAD Chris Hocking. Andrew Mortimer fired home the second and […]

Blackpool travelled away to Warrington Men’s Home ground this week

Blackpool Men’s 2s 4-3 Warrington Men’s 1s by Matthew Atherton The away team knew it was going to be a hard game, even though beating Warrington 5-1 earlier in the season, Warrington’s good home record was always in their thought’s. However, with 8 straight wins up their sleeves, morale was high and the expectancy to […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]