Blackpool F.C. avoid an onscreen banana skin but are far from where they should be

A lot has happened in the life of Blackpool Football Club since it last appeared live on BBC television. The tangerines' 3-0 defeat of now established Premier League side Southampton nearly seven years ago formed part of Ian Holloway's attempt to return to the top flight at the first time of asking, following an agonizing…

Blackpool Football Club: The resignation of manager Bowyer the latest in a line of avoidable crises

The recent resignation of Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer is a huge blow to the club, but only the latest in a long line of negative headlines generated by the Oyston regime. To the uninitiated the raw data from Blackpool's dwindling, but still allegedly massaged attendance figures, would suggest that insufficient demand exists on the Fylde…

Premier League 2017/18 season snapshots: Chelsea

Fifth place and thirty points behind albeit runaway champions Manchester City is a far cry from Chelsea’s Premier League triumph but a year ago. The hand dealt Antonio Conte in what must be said to be two haphazard transfer windows since the Blues’ fifth Premier League title begs the question who sourced, and ultimately ratified…

Masterstroke Mitrovic Signing Gives Fresh Impetus to Fulham’s Promotion Credentials

Are two Serbs better than one? At Fulham's Craven Cottage, it would appear so. Benefiting from owner Shahid Khan displaying an element of patience increasing rare in today's game, manager Slavisa Jokanovic has made the Cottagers into realistic promotion contenders and used his Serbian links to recruit, albeit initially on loan, fellow countryman Aleksandar Mitrovic…