League One play offs: Blackpool FC entertain the football world and quieten any of coach Critchley’s lingering critics

In my junior years, Lincoln biscuits represented a rare treat that to this day are sadly missed, both for their unique taste and ubiquity of availability. Putting aside the obvious but lazy dreaming spires and punting on the Isis(river) cliches, Oxford is brought to my mind for reasons of Robert Maxwell, the old Manor Ground,…

Play-off contenders or otherwise, perspective is needed by supporters of Blackpool Football Club

In the last of a series of articles reflecting on Neil Critchley's first full season that is now nicely coming to the boil, I ask myself: have I been too harsh on what Blackpool's head coach has sought to achieve, and how he has gone about it? Most would answer that question with a resounding…

Calamity James fails to overshadow the many doubts surfacing from Critchley’s poor start to life at Blackpool FC.

It was tacitly assumed from our remote vantage points that the sending off of James Husband after 58 seconds would set the tone of last night's game at Bloomfield Road, as Blackpool took on Charlton Athletic. A backs to the wall rearguard action against presumably emboldened Addicks would surely only be a case of damage…

Blackpool Football Club: Backed to the hilt Neil Critchley and the squad of his choosing must now deliver owner Sadler’s vision

Four competitive games into his managerial career at Blackpool Football Club Neil Critchley will have long since defined the very different world of the third-tier professional game from a starkly contrasting hothouse atmosphere within Liverpool's youth set up. The dramatic change from working on Merseyside for the best domestic team in world football to a…

Have Blackpool Football Club actually benefited from an unprecedented churn of personnel during the January Transfer Window?

Whether or not the now former Blackpool F.C. manager Simon Grayson had remained in situ at Bloomfield Road his January transfer window business warrants critical scrutiny, from which it is arguable that the club have failed to secure the expected commensurate uplift from an unprecedented churn of 25 players. Many have suggested that Grayson should…