HOW LONG BLACKPOOL HAVE TO SUBMIT THEIR RETAINED LIST

  • Posted on: 20 May 2022
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An encouraging first season back in the Championship ends for Blackpool with a trip to Peterborough United on Saturday. Neil Critchley’s side will be aiming to end the season on a high after losing 2-0 to Derby County last week in their final home outing. Irrespective of this weekend’s result, the Seasiders have looked well at home in the second tier. They secured their safety in March and a win at London Road will see them end the campaign on 63 points.

BLACKPOOL UNBEATEN RUN EXTENDS TO FOUR

  • Posted on: 30 March 2022
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Blackpool are now on a four-match unbeaten run in the English Championship after their goalless draw with Sheffield United at home last week Wednesday. It was the last league game for the Tangerines before the current international break. Blackpool are one of many teams in the hunt for a place in the playoffs and they have not suffered a defeat since they were beaten at London club Queens Park Rangers (QPR) on February 23. The Tangerines were beaten 2-1 by QPR despite the fact that their hosts ended the game with ten men.

BLACKPOOL PLAYER ACCUSED OF RAPE

  • Posted on: 9 February 2022
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Beryley “Bey” Lubala 24 was accused of raping a woman in 2019, which he has denied in court last week. The woman who was 18 at that time was invited by the Blackpool player to his house for “Netflix and chills” before raping her at his home. Lubala was a Crawley player at that time, before making a move to Blackpool a year later.

The woman who cannot be named for legal reasons, had been with the player twice. One was at a hotel in Crawley, and before a second meeting. The woman claimed to have spent the night the first time they met, and had known the player for barely an hour before they had fun together. The relationship ended after the second time they were together, and she blocked the player on social media before he contacted her again via sms.

SIMMS PENS NEW EVERTON DEAL

  • Posted on: 8 December 2021
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Young Everton striker Ellie Simms has put pen to paper on a new long-term contract with the Merseyside club. It was announced earlier this week that the former Blackpool loan star has signed a contract extension at Goodison Park.

Simms had some months to run on his previous Everton contract which was scheduled to expire at the end of this season. The 20-year-old striker would have been a free agent next summer if he didn't sign a new deal with the Toffees. He has since signed a two-year contract extension to take him to 2024 at the Merseyside club.

NO TIMEFRAME FOR INJURED CJ HAMILTON

  • Posted on: 29 October 2021
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Blackpool manager Neil Critchley has refused to put a time-frame on the return of midfielder CJ Hamilton following surgery on his foot. As revealed by his Championship club, Blackpool midfielder CJ Hamilton went under the knife to remove a screw in his foot from a previous operation. The surgery was carried out on the experienced player was done in September.

REVEALED: BLACKPOOL TRIED TO SIGN CHELSEA'S GILMOUR ON LOAN

  • Posted on: 21 August 2021
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Following the break-out season that Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour had last season, he became a wanted man as several clubs showed interest to snap him up on loan this summer. Gilmour was promoted to the Chelsea first team by the Blues former manager Frank Lampard after spotting him in one of the training sessions he had with the first team. Lampard nurtured the young midfielder and handed him his first senior team appearance and he enjoyed a fine debut for the London club. Gilmour continued to impress Lampard and equally continued to earn himself more minutes under the management of the former England international midfielder.

BLACKPOOL FIND OUT NEXT CHAMPIONSHIP OPPONENTS

  • Posted on: 7 July 2021
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Blackpoolare one of the three promoted teams in the English Championship this season and they have found out their next opponents in the English Championship after the fixtures for the 2021/22 season was released by the English Football League (EFL) on Thursday. Blackpool will start the new English Championship season at the home of Bristol City on week one. The new English Championship campaign kicks off on August 7.

EX-BLACKPOOL MAN NAMED INTERIM TRANMERE MANAGER

  • Posted on: 2 June 2021
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Former Blackpool coach Ian Dawes has been appointed to take charge of Tranmere Rovers through the League Two playoffs following the dismissal of Keith Hill.

Tranmere Rovers have made the bold and potentially damaging call of dismissing Keith Hill nine days before they start their playoff campaign against Morecambe. Former Blackpool coach Dawes will take charge of the team for the League Two playoff semi-final tie with Morecambe.

Hill led Tranmere Rovers to seventh position at the end of the regular season in League Two and it was enough for a playoff spot. He paid dearly with his job after a disappointing end to the season that saw the team win just two of the last 11 games.

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