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Blackpool’s transformation begins with Gary Bowyer

  • Posted on: 16 July 2016
  • By: content

Blackpool suffered relegation from the English League One and will now have to compete in the English League Two.


The underwhelming season that Blackpool experienced which saw them being relegated to the 4th tier of English football occurred when Neil McDonald was in charge of the club and he eventually decided to leave his managerial position.

Gary Bowyer was selected as the new manager of Blackpool and the club seems to have initiated a transformation process as the English outfit is making a number of changes within the association and it’s aimed towards helping out the quality and organization of the club and get back to the higher tiers English Leagues.

Besides the appointment of Bowyer, another change that occurred was involving Alex Cowdy as he was promoted to the role of chief executive.

Alex Cowdy has been serving as the club secretary but was recently appointed with a new position in the club and he said: “I am delighted to expand my role and become involved in other areas of the club’s operations.”
Gary Bowyer was officially named as the new manager of Blackpool on June 1 of 2016 and he did not waste time in trying to upgrade his squad as the English coach went on to sign a few players including: Colin Daniel, Jamille Matt and Kyle Vassell. That’s 1 midfielder and 2 strikers respectively but the signings are far from over as Bowyer stated that he still wants to sign a few more players.

“We are targeting a couple of defenders, experienced ones, and a man in midfield who can grab hold of the ball and get us playing. I’m very pleased with the business we’ve done but I’m now looking to build on that.” Gary Bowyer said as he expressed his desire to sign players that can upgrade the defensive department of his new team.