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Archives: Blackpool

Charlie Adam Takes On Blackpool

Posted on by James Beckett

In a worrying development for Ian Holloway and Blackpool, club captain Charlie Adam will take his club to a Premier League arbitration court next week over unpaid bonuses. Adam is set to take the club to court over unpaid payments … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips – Gameweek 10

Posted on by Stuart Webb

Hello and welcome to EPL Talk’s new weekly Fantasy League tips column. If you are constantly experiencing selection problems ahead of the weekends fixtures this is the column for you (hopefully!). Every week I will do my best to not … Continue reading

Ian Holloway's Best Ever Quotes

Posted on by James Beckett

Ian Holloway this week was in fine form as he hit out at Wayne Rooney for “bullying” Sir Alex Ferguson.  It’s just the latest in a long line of Holloway rants that have made him so popular amongst the media. … Continue reading

Blackpool Shock Liverpool To Give Holloway More Away Day Joy

Posted on by James Beckett

While most of the stories surrounding Blackpool’s shock win at Anfield will be angled at Liverpool’s disastrous performance, I feel the need to praise Ian Holloway’s Tangerines who continued their roller-coaster start to the season. It’s now three wins away … Continue reading

Wolves: So Little To Show For So Much Effort.

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Another Premier League game, another defeat and you’d be mistaken for thinking Wolves were a side struggling to play football. Oddly, Wolves have lost the last 3 league games when they probably deserved so much more for their efforts. After … Continue reading

Houllier Needs To Hit The Ground Running

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So after a somewhat belated start to his managerial career at Villa Park, Gerard Houllier will need little time to assimilate himself back in to the rigours of English football. His six year stint at Liverpool is still fresh in … Continue reading

Chelsea Continue Good Start, But The Big Tests Will Now Start To Arrive

Posted on by James Beckett

After watching the dramatic Manchester United v Liverpool game, my Sunday afternoon Premier League viewing was completed by watching Chelsea cruise past Blackpool. During the later of the games the following comment from my Dad got me thinking.   “Chelsea would … Continue reading

Blackpool Continue Promising Start

Posted on by James Beckett

A relegation certainty was the tag given to Blackpool after their shock promotion to the Premier League. But after the Tangerines continued their stunning start to life in the top flight with an impressive 2-0 victory over Newcastle United, are … Continue reading

Can Martinez Stop The Rot At Wigan?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Last season, the one team who no-one was surprised to see to go down were Hull City. The dreadful run that began in November 2008 saw them go the rest of that season with just two wins, against Middlesbrough and … Continue reading

Who Will Feel The Pain Of Relegation?

Posted on by Shakira Graham

The season is almost over and other then Charlton Athletic, the final relegation spots are still up for grabs by two unlucky clubs. While it has not been made official, it is only a matter of a couple more matches … Continue reading

Championship Club Active In Loan Market

Posted on by Shakira Graham

The transfer window may be closed but Championship Teams are still active in the loan market. Deals that are struck between clubs about transfers won’t go through until Janruary 1st, 2009. Here is the latest activity in the loan market: … Continue reading

Stadiums: Bloomfield Road

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Blackpool FC play their home matches at Bloomfield Road and have since 1899. It has a capacity of 9,941. It is an all seater stadium and one of the smallest in the Championship. It is slowly being expanded to a … Continue reading

The Season Has Begun!

Posted on by Shakira Graham

On Saturday the CCC season officially started as 24 teams battle to win promotion to the English Premier League and the riches that would come with that promotion. For the three promoted teams, Swansea City, Nottingham Forest and Doncaster, they … Continue reading

Round Up Of CCC Transfers 26 July 208

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Barnsley: In: Roberto Colace (Newells Old Boys, Und), Out: Istvan Ferenczi (Ferencvaros, Und) Blackpool: In: Matt Gilks (Norwich, Und), Adam Hammill (Liverpool, loan) Burnley: In: Diego Penny (Coronel Bolognesi, Und) Crystal Palace: In: Calvin Andrew (Luton Town, Und), Jose Fonte … Continue reading

CCC Transfers As Of 18 July 2008

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Here are your updated transfers for all the CCC clubs as of 18 July, 08. Barnsley:   Out: Dwayne Mattis (released) Birmingham City In: Marcus Bent ( Charlton, undisclosed) Out: Daniel De Ridder (Wigan, free), Oliver Kapo (Wigan 2.5m) Blackpool In: … Continue reading

CCC Club Snapshots: Blackpool

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Blackpool  Founded: 1887 Nickname: ‘Pool, The Seasiders Ground: Bloomfield Road ( 9,788) Last Season: 19th in the CCC 54 points FA Cup Winner: 1953 Johnstone’s Paint Trophy: 2002,2004 Division Two/ League One Champions: 1929/30

CCC Transfers As Of 10 July 2008 Part I

Posted on by Shakira Graham

Barnsley In: Luke Steele (West Brom, Free), Ian Hume (Leicester City, 1.2M), Mounir El Haimour (NE Xamax, undisclosed), Darren Moore (Derby, Free) Out: Paul Reid (Colchester, Free) Birmingham City In: Lee Carsley (Everton, Free), Kevin Phillips (West Brom, Free) Out: … Continue reading