Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Four Thoughts on... Leicester City 2-0 Blackpool

Tuesday night saw Ian Holloway return to his former club Leicester and leave empty-handed after a 2-0 defeat, much to the enjoyment of the home supporters. Here are my observations on the match:

Monday, 21 November 2011

Four Thoughts on... Middlesbrough 2-2 Blackpool

In a thrilling encounter at the Riverside on Saturday, Blackpool did well to emerge with a point against a strong Middlesbrough side. Boro twice took the lead but goals from Ludovic Sylvestre and Jonjo Shelvey secured an away draw for the Seasiders. Here are my observations on the game.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Season Visualiser - October Update

It's been a while since we last looked at the Season Visualiser - an initial idea to re-visit it every month was probably a little too ambitious - but an update right now uncovers some interesting results. For the sake of simplicity, this post will look at the visualiser's accuracy to the end of October, and how Blackpool's season may look like panning out.

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Loan Report - Matt Phillips and Billy Clarke

In a first for this blog, I'm delighted to feature a guest post discussing the recent loan spell at Sheffield United for Matt Phillips and Billy Clarke. Ian Rands, the editor of A United View on Football, has been kind enough to share his thoughts on how Phillips and Clarke did, how they might carry this form into the Championship with Blackpool, and how the Blades will cope without the pair. I'll now hand over to Ian...

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Four Thoughts on... Blackpool 1-0 Millwall

A week after the demoralising 3-1 defeat to Burnley, Blackpool have now racked up back-to-back wins without conceding a goal. Saturday's 1-0 win over Millwall was not a vintage performance, but strong enough over 90 minutes to overcome a resolute, if unexciting, opponent. Here are my thoughts on the match: