Blackpool FC

Blackpool FC

MATCH REPORT: Blackpool 1 Blackburn 1

The sun shone as Gary Bowyer’s new-look side impressed as their quest to lift dark clouds after years of gloom at Bloomfield Road kicked off with a 1-1 draw against Bowyer’s former club Blackburn Rovers.

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Blackpool FC manager Gary Bowyer

Bowyer seeks a show of support

Gary Bowyer has urged Blackpool fans to come and glimpse what his new-look side is made of when they host Blackburn Rovers today.

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Neil McDonald

Blackpool pair McDonald and Taylor could team up with Big Sam for England

Two former colleagues with strong Blackpool connections are in the frame to be reunited with Sam Allardyce when his appointment as England manager is confirmed - Neil McDonald and Mark Taylor.

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Danny Pugh

Pugh is central to Bowyer’s Blackpool plan

Versatile signing Danny Pugh is expected to star in central midfield for the Seasiders this season.

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Owen Oyston

Blackpool fans want truth over ‘takeover’

Blackpool Supporters Trust say they know there are potential investors out there after the club denied a £10m takeover bid had been made.

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Sam Slocombe

Blackpool snap-up experienced keeper

Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer says experienced keeper Sam Slocombe is another strong addition to his squad after the keeper joined the club this evening.

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Danny Pugh Picture: Blackpool FC

Blackpool takeover talk overshadows Pugh signing

Blackpool FC planned to announce a new signing last night but ended up denying a takeover bid.

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Steve Rowland

Blackpool Supporters’ Trust address Wembley summit

It may now seem a long time since the Seasiders last graced Wembley but Blackpool Supporters’ Trust chairman Steve Rowland was there at the weekend for a prestigious gathering.

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Danny Pugh

Blackpool close in on Pugh because versatility is vital

Blackpool are closing in on Danny Pugh after making the Bury midfielder an improved offer.

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Kyle Vassell

Vassell hits hat-trick as Blackpool beat Peterhead

Kyle Vassell’s second-half hat-trick against Peterhead helped Blackpool complete their trip to Scotland with two wins out of two.

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William Watt welcomes Michael Appleton (briefly) to Blackpool FC

William Watt signing off

“If anyone sees Will Watt, tell him I’m going to rip his head off.”

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Gary Bowyer

Bowyer gives Blackpool players a history test

Gary Bowyer wants his squad to be proud to play for Blackpool and will test them on the club’s history.

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Danny Pugh

Blackpool in talks with Bury’s Pugh

Blackpool are in talks with Bury’s Danny Pugh as Gary Bowyer looks to add experience to his squad.

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Sam Allardyce

Allardyce in England talks 20 years after Pool sacking

Sam Allardyce was last night in talks with the FA about the vacant England manager’s job, 20 years after suffering the ultimate indignity of being sacked from Blackpool by a chairman in prison.

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Two-goal Danny Philliskirk

Blackpool win first friendly but keeper quits for a quid

Gary Bowyer begins his search for a new goalkeeper today after getting off to a winning start as Blackpool manager.

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Owen Oyston on Saturday

Blackpool Supporters’ Trust insist Oyston meeting was worthwhile

Blackpool Supporters’ Trust have defended their decision to invite Owen Oyston to a public meeting but admit it hasn’t changed anything.

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Owen Oyston speaking to fans on Saturday afternoon

Oyston heckled during ‘harrowing’ meeting as tensions rise with fans again

Owen Oyston was heckled and abused as he left a ‘harrowing’ meeting with Blackpool’s fans as tensions once again rose between the club and its supporters.

Kyle Vassell

Vassell would love to settle down with Blackpool

New signing Kyle Vassell wants to be loved at Blackpool after years doing the rounds of the lower leagues.

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Blackpool FC in pre-season training

Blackpool head north but Norris seeks new direction

David Norris looks unlikely to extend his stay at Blackpool after missing the deadline on his new contract offer.

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Jim McAlister

McAlister homes in on key week for Blackpool

Blackpool midfielder Jim McAlister heads to his native Scotland with his Blackpool team-mates this week convinced they can mount a League Two title challenge.

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