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Blackpool goal a bonus for buzzing Mellor

Kelvin Mellor made a goalscoring return from injury but says he was delighted just to be back in action for Blackpool.

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AFC Blackpool (blue) in action at Litherland'Picture: NICK GERRARD

Big fundraiser follows a massive win for AFC Blackpool

Blackpool gave their Hallmark Security League promotion bid a timely boost with a 3-2 victory away to second-placed Litherland.

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Evatt will take charge of Chesterfield for their last three games of the season

Former Blackpool duo placed in temporary charge at Chesterfield

Former Blackpool favourite Ian Evatt has been placed in temporary charge of League Two strugglers Chesterfield until the end of the season.
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Who has been your player of the season?

Vote for your Blackpool player of the 2017/18 season

It’s that time of the year where YOU the reader gets the chance to vote for Blackpool’s player of the season.
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Gossip: Mourinho rules out splashing the cash?

Monday’s transfer stories claim Manchester United will not throw money around this summer....

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Coasters' keeper Jay Lynch called into action       Picture: Steve McLellan

Coasters caught out by the occasion?

AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor admitted his players may have been overawed by the occasion as they drew 1-1 with Solihull Moors.

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Joey Barton watches on during Town's defeat to Wigan Athletic

No Barton blame game for Fleetwood Town boss Sheridan

Fleetwood Town boss John Sheridan refused to use the announcement about Joey Barton’s Highbury arrival as an excuse for their failure to stop Wigan Athletic’s promotion party.

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Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer saw his side win at Gillingham

Blackpool’s players deserve the praise they receive

Gary Bowyer believes Blackpool’s achievement of staying in League One for another year is more of an impressive feat than last season’s promotion.

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Max Rothwell scores the only goal '                Picture: Albert Cooper

Match report: Squires Gate 1 Hanley Town 0

Squires Gate picked up their fourth win in six games on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 win against Hanley Town.

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Nathan Delfouneso scores his eighth of the season to put Blackpool 2-0 ahead

Gillingham 0-3 Blackpool: Five things we learned

Blackpool FC writer Matt Scrafton takes a look at the key talking points from the Seasiders' dominant win at the Priestfield Stadium.

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Andy Bond races away after scoring Fylde's leveller      Picture: Steve McLellan

Match report: AFC Fylde 1 Solihull Moors 1

AFC Fylde’s play-off bid will go down to the last day after a 1-1 draw against Solihull Moors.

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Gillingham have now won just one of their last 12 games

OPPOSITION VIEW: Lovell 'disgusted' by Gillingham display

Gillingham manager Steve Lovell said he felt "disgusted" by his side's display in their 3-0 defeat to Blackpool.

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Blackpool claimed their fourth consecutive win

Bowyer: We made the game harder than it needed to be

Gary Bowyer admits feeling a twinge of frustration at his side's performance despite recording a comfortable 3-0 win at Gillingham.

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Conor McAleny

McAleny wants to halt Wigan promotion party

Fleetwood Town striker Conor McAleny wants to stop his old club from celebrating at his new one this weekend.

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Ash Hunter in actio

MATCH REPORT: Fleetwood 0 Wigan 4

As Wigan Athletic celebrated promotion at Highbury, one man watching on from the stands must have been thinking, ‘What can I do with this bunch to get that reward?’
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Kyle Vassell celebrates after giving Blackpool the lead

MATCH REPORT: Gillingham 0-3 Blackpool

Blackpool confirmed their League One status for next season with a dominant away win at Gillingham.

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Bowyer keeps faith with Kyle Vassell in attack

TEAM NEWS: Seasiders unchanged for visit to Gillingham

Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer has opted to name an unchanged side for today's trip to Gillingham.

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Blackpool drew with Gillingham in November after Kyle Vassell had opened the scoring

Blackpool boss has an enjoyable headache

Gary Bowyer is expecting to have some more tough decisions to make when he names his Blackpool side to face Gillingham today.

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Joey Barton has been backed by Burnley boss Sean Dyche

Dyche backs Fleetwood Town’s Barton call

Joey Barton’s return to football in a management role at Fleetwood Town is not a surprise to one of his former managers in Sean Dyche.

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Blackpool's on-loan keeper Joe Lumley has impressed in his time with the club

Loanee Lumley loving life at Blackpool

Much sought-after goalkeeper Joe Lumley hasn’t ruled out a return to Blackpool next season.

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