If you are looking to travel to watch your favourite club play Blackpool you will love the atmosphere at Bloomfield Road.

Be sure to check out our in depth guide to Bloomfield Road away fans to find out all of the essential information such as the fastest route to and from, and also if there are any pubs, restaurants and cafés in the local area that are welcoming to visiting fans.

Blackpool FC is a professional football club that play in the Championship which is the second tier of English Football. Managed by Stephen Dobbie who is currently the interim head coach after the sacking of Mick McCarthy.

In our Blackpool Football Club guide, we showcase all of the important information from the squad, upcoming fixtures and results, and also the heritage of Blackpool Football Club.

Blackpool Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Blackpool 2023:

Goal Keepers

Richard O’Donnell7 (0)020
Mackenzie Chapman
Jack Sims
Alex Fojticek
Charlie Monks
Daniel Grimshaw21 (0)020


Jordan Lawrence-Gabriel2 (1)000
Matthew Pennington16 (1)030
Kenneth Dougall19 (4)360
Oliver Casey17 (1)011
Dominic Thompson8 (1)030
Daníel Grétarsson
Andy Lyons9 (4)200
James Husband22 (0)040
Sky Sinclair
Kevin Stewart
Jack Moore
Will Squires2 (0)000
Johnson Opawole
Josh Nyame
Callum Connolly13 (4)030
Kwaku Poku Agyeman Donkor0 (3)000


Oliver Norburn13 (1)031
Lewis Fiorini
Albie Morgan12 (11)210
Karamoko Dembele10 (6)310
Sonny Carey17 (7)420
Matthew Virtue-Thick4 (5)010
Christopher Hamilton21 (1)210
Cameron Antwi
Tashan Oakley-Boothe6 (3)020
Douglas Tharme3 (1)010
Liam Bridcutt
Luke Mariette1 (1)010
Bradley Holmes
Joe Strawn
Dannen Francis
Tayt-Lemar Trusty0 (1)000
Tom Trybull0 (1)010
Donovan Lescott0 (1)000
Jensen Weir9 (5)030
Jake Daniels


Owen Dale14 (8)310
Oliver Sarkic
Kyle Joseph0 (6)100
Shayne Lavery8 (7)510
Kylian Kouassi7 (5)510
Jake Beesley15 (1)810
Gary Madine
Bradley Holmes
Jaden Jones0 (1)000
Josh Miles1 (0)010
Jordan Rhodes16 (1)1320

Current Blackpool Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
Neil Critchley23/05/202302/12/2023193

Blackpool Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 09 15:00CarlisleHome
Sat 16 15:00Cambridge UtdAway
Tue 19 19:45Forest GreenHome
Sat 23 15:00Bristol RoversHome
Tue 26 15:00Burton AlbionAway
Fri 29 19:45Port ValeAway
Mon 01 15:00Lincoln CityHome
Sat 06 15:00Leyton OrientAway
Tue 09Burton AlbionHome
Sat 13 15:00ExeterHome
Sat 20 15:00Bristol RoversAway
Sat 27 15:00CharltonHome
Sat 03 15:00StevenageAway
Sat 10 15:00Oxford UtdHome
Tue 13 19:45CheltenhamAway
Sat 17 15:00PeterboroughAway
Sat 24 15:00BoltonHome
Sat 02 15:00ShrewsburyAway
Sat 09 15:00PortsmouthHome
Tue 12 19:45NorthamptonAway
Sat 16 15:00WiganAway
Sat 23 15:00Fleetwood TownHome
Fri 29 15:00DerbyAway
Mon 01 15:00WycombeHome
Sat 06 15:00Cambridge UtdHome
Sat 13 15:00CarlisleAway
Sat 20 15:00BarnsleyHome
Sat 27 15:00ReadingAway

Blackpool Previous Results

05 Aug 2023Blackpool v Burton AlbionW2-0League One
08 Aug 2023Derby County v BlackpoolW0-2League Cup
12 Aug 2023Exeter City v BlackpoolD0-0League One
15 Aug 2023Blackpool v Port ValeD0-0League One
19 Aug 2023Blackpool v Leyton OrientD0-0League One
26 Aug 2023Lincoln City v BlackpoolL3-0League One
29 Aug 2023Wolverhampton Wanderers v BlackpoolL5-0League Cup
02 Sep 2023Blackpool v Wigan AthleticW2-1League One
05 Sep 2023Barrow v BlackpoolW0-2Football League Trophy
16 Sep 2023Wycombe Wanderers v BlackpoolL2-0League One
23 Sep 2023Blackpool v ReadingW4-1League One
30 Sep 2023Barnsley v BlackpoolW0-1League One
03 Oct 2023Blackpool v Derby CountyL1-3League One
07 Oct 2023Charlton Athletic v BlackpoolD2-2League One
10 Oct 2023Blackpool v Liverpool AcademyW5-2Football League Trophy
14 Oct 2023Blackpool v StevenageW3-0League One
21 Oct 2023Oxford United v BlackpoolD1-1League One
24 Oct 2023Blackpool v Cheltenham TownW3-2League One
28 Oct 2023Blackpool v Peterborough UnitedL2-4League One
01 Nov 2023Fleetwood Town v BlackpoolD3-3League One
04 Nov 2023Bromley v BlackpoolW0-2FA Cup
11 Nov 2023Bolton Wanderers v BlackpoolL1-0League One
14 Nov 2023Blackpool v MorecambeW2-1Football League Trophy
18 Nov 2023Blackpool v Shrewsbury TownW4-0League One
25 Nov 2023Portsmouth v BlackpoolW0-4League One
28 Nov 2023Blackpool v Northampton TownL1-2League One
05 Dec 2023Blackpool v BarnsleyW2-1Football League Trophy
09 Dec 2023Blackpool v Carlisle UnitedLeague One

Popular Questions

When was Blackpool Football Club founded?

Blackpool Football Club was founded on July 26, 1887.

What is the nickname of Blackpool Football Club?

The nickname of Blackpool Football Club is “The Seasiders.”

What is the most significant achievement of Blackpool Football Club?

Blackpool Football Club’s most significant achievement was winning the 1953 FA Cup Final against Bolton Wanderers, famously known as “The Matthews Final” due to the outstanding performance of Stanley Matthews, who helped Blackpool win 4-3 after being down 1-3 at half-time.

Manager History

23/05/2023 – 30/06/2027Neil CritchleyEngland18/10/1978
08/04/2023 – 22/05/2023Stephen DobbieScotland05/12/1982
19/01/2023 – 08/04/2023Mick McCarthyIreland07/02/1959
17/06/2022 – 18/01/2023Michael AppletonEngland04/12/1975
02/03/2020 – 01/06/2022Neil CritchleyEngland18/10/1978
13/02/2020 – 01/03/2020David DunnEngland27/12/1979
06/07/2019 – 12/02/2020Simon GraysonEngland16/12/1969
06/08/2018 – 30/06/2019Terry McPhillipsEngland01/10/1968
01/07/2016 – 06/08/2018Gary BowyerEngland26/06/1971
01/07/2015 – 30/06/2016Neil McDonaldEngland02/11/1965
30/10/2014 – 09/05/2015Lee ClarkEngland27/10/1972
28/10/2014 – 29/10/2014Noel BlakeEngland12/01/1962
01/07/2014 – 27/10/2014José RigaBelgium30/07/1957
22/01/2014 – 30/06/2014Barry FergusonScotland02/02/1978
18/02/2013 – 21/01/2014Paul InceEngland21/10/1967
11/01/2013 – 17/02/2013Steve ThompsonEngland02/11/1964
07/11/2012 – 10/01/2013Michael AppletonEngland04/12/1975
03/11/2012 – 06/11/2012Steve ThompsonEngland02/11/1964
21/05/2009 – 02/11/2012Ian HollowayEngland12/03/1963
23/12/2008 – 18/05/2009Tony ParkesEngland05/05/1949
29/11/2005 – 22/12/2008Simon GraysonEngland16/12/1969
26/11/2005 – 26/11/2005Simon GraysonEngland16/12/1969
01/07/2004 – 19/11/2005Colin HendryScotland07/12/1965
07/01/2000 – 06/06/2004Steve McMahonEngland20/08/1961
01/07/1997 – 23/12/1999Nigel WorthingtonNorthern Ireland04/11/1961
01/07/1996 – 30/06/1997Gary MegsonEngland02/05/1959
01/07/1994 – 29/05/1996Sam AllardyceEngland19/10/1954
30/11/1990 – 30/06/1994Billy AyreEngland07/05/1952
20/05/1989 – 30/04/1990Jimmy MullenEngland08/11/1952
01/06/1982 – 28/03/1989Sam EllisEngland12/09/1946
01/07/1981 – 30/06/1982Allan BrownScotland12/10/1926
01/07/1980 – 28/02/1981Alan BallEngland12/05/1945
19/09/1979 – 01/02/1980Stan TernentEngland16/06/1946
01/07/1978 – 30/06/1979Bob StokoeEngland21/09/1930
01/07/1976 – 30/06/1978Allan BrownScotland12/10/1926
01/07/1972 – 30/06/1976Harry PottsEngland22/10/1920
26/10/1970 – 20/12/1970Jimmy MeadowsEngland21/07/1931
01/07/1970 – 30/06/1972Bob StokoeEngland21/09/1930
01/07/1969 – 30/09/1970Les ShannonEngland12/03/1926
01/02/1967 – 15/04/1969Stan MortensenEngland26/05/1921
01/07/1958 – 30/06/1967Ron SuartEngland18/11/1920
01/07/1935 – 30/06/1958Joe SmithEngland25/06/1889
01/07/1930 – 30/06/1933Harold EvansEngland
01/07/1927 – 30/06/1928Sydney BeaumontEngland08/10/1884
06/10/1923 – 30/06/1927Frank BuckleyEngland03/10/1882
01/07/1903 – 30/06/1909Tom BarcroftEngland00/00/1870

Blackpool Trophies

League Division TwoChampion1929-30
League Division TwoRunner-up1936-37
FA CupRunner-up1947-48
FA CupRunner-up1950-51
FA CupWinner1952-53
League Division OneRunner-up1955-56
League Division TwoRunner-up1969-70
Anglo-Italian CupWinner1971
Anglo-Italian CupRunner-up1972
League Division FourRunner-up1984-85
Football League TrophyWinner2001-02
Football League TrophyWinner2003-04


Blackpool Football Club is a professional football team based in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. The club was founded in 1887 and currently plays in League One, the third tier of the English football league system.

Over the years, Blackpool has adopted various styles of play depending on the manager and players at the time. However, they are generally known for their attacking style of play and emphasis on possession-based football. They tend to play with a high tempo, pressing opponents and looking to move the ball quickly through the midfield.

Overall, Blackpool Football Club has a rich history and a reputation for playing an exciting brand of football that is focused on attacking play and keeping possession of the ball.

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