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Charlie Adam Takes On Blackpool

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 after the Seasiders avoided relegation from the Championship. While Adam […]

Ian Holloway's Best Ever Quotes

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. Let’s take a look at some of Ollie’s best ever […]

Blackpool Shock Liverpool To Give Holloway More Away Day Joy

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 from Bloomfield Road for Holloway’s side, and for a team […]

Blackpool Continue Promising Start

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 Ian Holloways men primed to prove all the doubters wrong? […]

Blackpool Have Nothing To Lose Next Season

Ever since Blackpool won promotion in that pulsating Championship Play-Off Final back in May, things have been a little quiet in the North West. Even Ian Holloway, the manager who is known and loved for his bizarre and occasionally weird post match comments has been a little shy. There is […]

A Beginner's Guide To Blackpool F.C.

So Saturday will see which one of two former top flight clubs return to the top level of English football with the Championship Play-Off final. As neither have troubled the top division in quite a long time, newer fans to Premiership football may be left scratching their heads as to […]

Blackpool Dreams of Promotion to Premier League

The Coca-Cola Championship Playoff Final is called the richest match in football as the winner will be promoted to the so called glory land of the EPL – and with it all the riches … estimated at 90 million pounds sterling. SO who are Blackpool, the team I support… because […]

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World Cup Group B Preview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

Argentina’s turbulent qualifying ride is over, and now they look to be one of the stronger teams at the World Cup. To look at the Albiceleste and their group – which includes Greece, Nigeria, and South Korea – I was joined by Laurence McKenna and Kartik Kishnaiyer to break down […]

Behind The Scenes At Opta, The Sports Data Company

In the kindest way possible, Opta is a soccer geeks dream-come-true. The sports data company headquartered in London is the hub of statistical data that is provided to companies worldwide. It is the engine that drives so much of the data to Sky Sports, The Guardian’s chalkboard, Twitter (via Opta […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]