• Posted on: 16 January 2013
  • By: isport

The Blackpool manager Michael Appleton has said that he will be making a few changes to the first-team in hopes of keeping the team fresh ahead of the match with Middlesbrough.

This is going to be key encounter for Blackpool in the hopes of finishing in the play-off positions because Middlesbrough are themselves looking to get into the top two of the table. Appleton has said that he is extremely delighted with the performances shown by the likes of Nouha Dicko and Nathan Delfouneso, which could lead to either one of the players starting in the match against Middlesbrough.


  • Posted on: 20 December 2012
  • By: isport

The Blackpool manager Michael Appleton has said that he is getting closer to achieving his first win as a Blackpool manager. The 36-year-old was appointed as a replacement for Ian Holloway, and he has started life at Blackpool with four draws.

The club was recently involved in a draw with Birmingham. However, after the 1-1 draw, the manager said that he is feeling that his first win as a Blackpool manager is not far away. Tom Ince scored the first goal for Blackpool in the match against Birmingham.


  • Posted on: 15 November 2012
  • By: isport

The Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has said that the referee is to take the blame for the defeat they suffered at the hands of Leicester City. Blackpool have made a 100% start to the new season, but this excellent start finally came to an end after they were defeated 1-0 by Leicester City during the weekend.

Speaking after the match, the manager of Blackpool, Ian Holloway said that he is extremely sad after the match because they had to lose as a result of refereeing decisions. Ian Holloway has said that his players and their efforts they put in certainly deserved three points.


  • Posted on: 15 October 2012
  • By: isport

The Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has said that his players showed a lot of fighting spirit in the match against Hull city to win the match 3-2. It was one of the exciting matches of the Championship weekend after Blackpool managed to come back from a losing position with only a few minutes on the clock.


  • Posted on: 23 August 2012
  • By: isport

Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has said that he feels that Arsenal are being left out in the race for the top spot. It has been seven seasons since Arsenal last lifted a major trophy, while it was in 2004 that they lifted the last Premier league trophy.


  • Posted on: 22 June 2012
  • By: isport

Championship club Blackpool have said that they have not received a formal offer from Swansea for their manager Ian Holloway. Ian Holloway managed to guide Blackpool to the Premier league, despite having one of the lowest budgets a few seasons ago.

However, he failed to repeat the heroics this time around after his team lost in the play-offs final to West Ham. Following the play-off final defeat, it has been rumoured that Ian Holloway will be looking at the possibility of moving to a new club in the hope of enhancing his career.


  • Posted on: 1 May 2012
  • By: isport

Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has said that it will be extremely tough for his team to get past the likes of Birmingham City, West Ham and Cardiff City in the play-offs.

Ian Holloway has already experienced joy from the play-offs after taking Blackpool to the Premier league through this way a few seasons ago.

Hence, the tangerines are clearly the favourites to win the play-offs final, but Holloway reckons that it will be tough this time around as well. Blackpool finished in the fifth position in the league and they will be taking on Birmingham city.


  • Posted on: 20 April 2012
  • By: isport

Blackpool are extremely close to securing their place in the play-off position, as they look to bounce straight back into the Premier league on the first attempt.

One of the main reasons for their great season has been the form of Angel Martinez, who has become a first team regular after joining from Espanyol in the summer.

He was initially expected to be a bit part player due to the fact that he was coming into an entirely new league. However, he has adapted brilliantly to the Blackpool way of playing according to manager Ian Holloway.


  • Posted on: 20 March 2012
  • By: isport

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler has rejected an opportunity to return to English football with Blackpool.

Robbie Fowler has been training with Blackpool for a few weeks now and it was very much expected that he would sign a new contract with the club, which would confirm his return to English football after many years.

Robbie Fowler has been playing for leagues in Thailand and Australia over the last few seasons. Even though many have questioned his commitment to the game, his desire to return to English football clearly shows that he puts football ahead in the priority list.