• 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.


  • Posted on: 16 March 2012
  • By: isport

Championship club Blackpool are set to hold talks with former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler over a potential deal till the end of the season.

Robbie Fowler has been training with the Championship club for quite a while now with a view of getting a permanent contract till the end of the season. Robbie Fowler was last seen in English football with Blackburn Rovers where he failed to score in six appearances in the Premier league.


  • Posted on: 20 February 2012
  • By: isport

Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has said that his team will be playing with their best efforts in the match against Everton. Blackpool will be facing Merseyside club Everton in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Ian Holloway will be aware of the fact that any progress into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup will mean that there will be like a distraction from the job at hand – returning to the Premier league.


  • Posted on: 16 February 2012
  • By: isport

Blackpool have entered into the last 16 of the FA Cup after comfortably beating Sheffield Wednesday.

Blackpool came into the match against Sheffield Wednesday with a real chance of getting into the last 16 of the FA Cup. Blackpool did not do well in the FA Cup last season mainly because of their priorities for the Premier league survival. However, this season, they are focusing on the FA Cup.

Millwall also entered into the draw for the last 16 of the FA Cup. Millwall have been drawn against Bolton at home, which is a fixture the London club will be looking forward to.


  • Posted on: 19 January 2012
  • By: isport

Fleetwood Town manager Micky Mellon says there have been offers for the striker Jamie Vardy.

Vardy has been the subject of many transfer rumours at the start of this transfer window, with Blackpool reportedly one of the first clubs to register an interest in the striker, but their offer of £ 750,000 was initially rejected.

It was immediately followed by interest from Scottish club Rangers, but the manager Micky Mellon has said that there have been no new offers for the striker.


  • Posted on: 10 January 2012
  • By: isport

It’s that time of the year when the transfer window opens up (to the excitement of football fans everywhere). This time the Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston and the club’s manager Ian Holloway seem to have decided that they need to be active in the transfer markets, with both recognizing the importance of getting some fresh faces through the door.


  • Posted on: 4 January 2012
  • By: isport

Birmingham City manager Chris Hughton has said that Blackpool have the ability to become promotion contenders, despite them struggling in the Championship this season. Blackpool dropped out of the Premier League after just one season in the top flight, but they are in a good position to launch a promotion bid.

They are currently one place behind sixth placed the Reading, which is the final position that will ensure the ability to play in the play-offs. Blackpool came to the Premier League after winning the play-offs and it is something that they would want to try once again.

Blackpool left frustrated

  • Posted on: 19 December 2011
  • By: isport

Blackpool were left lamenting “one of those days” after being frustrated by a struggling Watford side.

The Seasiders would have been hopeful of grabbing three points to bolster their efforts to secure a play-off spot, but according to Ian Evatt the side’s luck in front of goal let them down.

Speaking to the club’s official website he said: “It was very frustrating. It seemed to be one of those days today, we hit the post twice and had some great chances.


  • Posted on: 29 November 2011
  • By: isport

Ian Holloway has said that he is very much delighted to have the services of in-form winger Matt Phillips back in his squad. Even though Matt Phillips was not up to his best during the initial parts of the campaign, he has since recovered to score six goals in as many games, and has risen to become one of the important members of the squad.


  • Posted on: 1 November 2011
  • By: isport

Blackpool boss Ian Holloway may be under pressure from fans, but that doesn't mean that he's going to be doing anything differently.

Whilst the Tangerine men have struggled to re-assert themselves in the Championship following their relegation from the Premier League, Holloway maintains that he is the right man for the job, and that the team can and will get better.

Speaking to the local radio station, Holloway said that whilst he acknowledges that some fans have issues, it won't change the way he approaches the game.