Blackpool

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

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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 2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
Richard O’Donnell12 (1)040
Mackenzie Chapman
Alex Fojticek
Charlie Monks
Daniel Grimshaw47 (0)050

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
Jordan Lawrence-Gabriel16 (10)450
Matthew Pennington37 (1)240
Kenneth Dougall19 (5)360
Hayden Coulson17 (1)240
Oliver Casey31 (5)131
Daníel Grétarsson
Andy Lyons17 (8)200
James Husband43 (0)190
Sky Sinclair
Kevin Stewart
Jack Moore0 (1)000
Johnson Opawole
Josh Nyame
Callum Connolly26 (4)090

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Oliver Norburn34 (4)0111
George Byers14 (2)030
Albie Morgan26 (17)660
Karamoko Dembele34 (12)940
Sonny Carey29 (14)620
Matthew Virtue-Thick9 (21)140
Christopher Hamilton41 (8)410
Liam Bridcutt
Luke Mariette1 (1)010
Bradley Holmes
Dannen Francis
Joe Strawn
Tayt-Lemar Trusty0 (1)000
Tom Trybull0 (1)010
Donovan Lescott0 (1)000
Jake Daniels

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Oliver Sarkic
Kyle Joseph15 (20)200
Shayne Lavery17 (18)640
Kylian Kouassi10 (13)520
Jake Beesley32 (4)1120
Gary Madine
Jaden Jones0 (1)000
Jordan Rhodes29 (3)1431
Zac Emmerson
Josh Miles1 (0)010

Current Blackpool Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
Neil Critchley23/05/202320/05/2024363

Blackpool Upcoming Fixtures

Blackpool Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
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 UnitedW3-0League One
16 Dec 2023Cambridge United v BlackpoolL2-1League One
19 Dec 2023Blackpool v Forest Green RoversW3-0FA Cup
23 Dec 2023Blackpool v Bristol RoversW3-1League One
26 Dec 2023Burton Albion v BlackpoolL1-0League One
29 Dec 2023Port Vale v BlackpoolL3-0League One
01 Jan 2024Blackpool v Lincoln CityW2-0League One
07 Jan 2024Nottingham Forest v BlackpoolD2-2FA Cup
10 Jan 2024Blackpool v Burton AlbionW2-1Football League Trophy
13 Jan 2024Blackpool v Exeter CityW2-0League One
17 Jan 2024Blackpool v Nottingham ForestL2-3FA Cup
20 Jan 2024Bristol Rovers v BlackpoolW1-2League One
27 Jan 2024Blackpool v Charlton AthleticD1-1League One
30 Jan 2024Blackpool v Bolton WanderersW0-0 (5-4)Football League Trophy
03 Feb 2024Stevenage v BlackpoolL1-0League One
10 Feb 2024Blackpool v Oxford UnitedD1-1League One
13 Feb 2024Cheltenham Town v BlackpoolL2-0League One
17 Feb 2024Peterborough United v BlackpoolW1-2League One
20 Feb 2024Blackpool v Peterborough UnitedL0-3Football League Trophy
24 Feb 2024Blackpool v Bolton WanderersW4-1League One
27 Feb 2024Leyton Orient v BlackpoolL1-0League One
02 Mar 2024Shrewsbury Town v BlackpoolW0-2League One
09 Mar 2024Blackpool v PortsmouthD0-0League One
12 Mar 2024Northampton Town v BlackpoolW0-1League One
16 Mar 2024Wigan Athletic v BlackpoolL1-0League One
29 Mar 2024Derby County v BlackpoolL1-0League One
01 Apr 2024Blackpool v Wycombe WanderersD0-0League One
06 Apr 2024Blackpool v Cambridge UnitedW1-0League One
09 Apr 2024Blackpool v Fleetwood TownW1-0League One
13 Apr 2024Carlisle United v BlackpoolW0-1League One
20 Apr 2024Blackpool v BarnsleyW3-2League One
27 Apr 2024Reading v BlackpoolL3-2League 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

PeriodManagerCountryborn
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

HonourPositionYear
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

Summary

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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