Blackpool Football Club: Liam Feeney thrown under the bus as exodus of experience continues

It is assumed and in the main understood in equal measure that football managers on arriving at their next posting will wish to bring in personnel to play in their image, to dovetail with the most suitable component parts of their predecessor's squad. In the pursuit of implementing an ethos as far removed as can…

Blackpool Football Club: Neil Critchley ruthlessly consigns Grayson era to history

The unexpected but game-changing onset of Covid-19 has made 2020 a year like no other. As schools cautiously head back into the unknown this autumn it feels as if we have already been through a year several times its normal length, with still a third of it to elapse. Events 'pre-pandemic', in other words before…

Mired in mediocrity the EFL Championship affords little preparation for the culture shock awaiting those promoted from it

The English Football League(EFL) Championship: highly competitive, much of a muchness, or of such a poor standard that it is merely rearing the next battery farmed, low quality fodder for next season's Premier League? Notwithstanding the enforced Covid-19 break the Championship season is roughly at the mid-April stage, a point where the league table has…

Blogging with purpose, not for self-importance

I do not take credit for this - please see the link below for intellectual property details - but if ever Blogging could for many people be summed up so perfectly, it would go something like this: Blogging: "Never before have so many people with so little to say said so much to so few"…