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# blackpool-fc - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Limerick-born defender scores and gets sent off as League One outfit fail to topple Arsenal

Paudie O’Connor’s goal was not enough for Blackpool to advance in the EFL Cup.

# blackpool-fc - Friday 6 July, 2018

Irish defender O'Connor drops down to League One in search of regular first-team football

The 20-year-old signed a new deal with Leeds United last week, but will spend next season on loan at Blackpool.

# blackpool-fc - Monday 22 January, 2018

Former England captain and World Cup winner Armfield dies, aged 82 RIP

Former England captain and World Cup winner Armfield dies, aged 82

The Blackpool legend passed away after a long battle with cancer.

# blackpool-fc - Friday 1 September, 2017

‘It was a huge shock… I had been told I was getting a new contract’

Niall Maher on the heartbreak of having to leave Bolton after 14 years, and making a fresh start with Galway United.

# blackpool-fc - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Mixed fortunes for Irish players in tonight's thrilling playoff semi-finals

There was remarkable late drama in both games, with Exeter City and Blackpool ultimately prevailing.

# blackpool-fc - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Five years since they were in the Premier League, Blackpool are now a League Two club

The Seasiders are captained by Corkman Colin Doyle.

# blackpool-fc - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Joy for Dubliner McCann as Wigan seal promotion with emphatic win

Meanwhile, Cork-born goalkeeper and club captain Colin Doyle completed 90 minutes for Blackpool.

# blackpool-fc - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Blackpool player expresses shock after club opts NOT to let him go

It initially appeared as though the troubled striker’s stay at the relegated club was at an end.

# blackpool-fc - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Blackpool's final game of abysmal season abandoned after fans invade pitch in protest

Watch out for the fan on the mobility scooter making his way onto the pitch.

# blackpool-fc - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Former Ireland U21 international goes from the football pitch to the classroom

Ben Burgess once played in front of 80,000 people at Wembley, now he teaches a class full of 8-year-olds.

# blackpool-fc - Friday 7 November, 2014

Lenihan follows in Coleman's footsteps by going on loan to Blackpool

The former Cork City full-back will spend a month with the Championship club.

# blackpool-fc - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Blackpool fans throw 200 tennis balls and tangerines onto the pitch

Fans of the Championship strugglers were protesting against owner Karl Oyston.

# blackpool-fc - Monday 24 February, 2014

In case you missed Andy Keogh's over-the-shoulder volley on Saturday

Blackpool lost (again) but at least Keogh can be happy with this contribution.

# blackpool-fc - Monday 17 February, 2014

Blackpool trialist Freddy Adu on being a Football Manager legend

The former American wonderkid is up there with greats such as Tonton Zola Moukoko and Cherno Samba.

# blackpool-fc - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Paul Ince was sacked by text message, Blackpool admit

The Championship side made the call ‘with a heavy heart’.

# blackpool-fc - Thursday 17 October, 2013

15 'c-bombs' in FA disciplinary report on Paul Ince ban

Ince handed five-match ban after telling fourth official, “I’ll knock you f**king out you c**t.”

# blackpool-fc - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Paul Ince: 'Has someone got to be stabbed before we listen?' Crowd Trouble This post contains videos

Paul Ince: 'Has someone got to be stabbed before we listen?'

A steward was trampled by a police horse as crowd trouble marred last night’s Capital One Cup game between Preston and Blackpool.

# blackpool-fc - Monday 5 August, 2013

VIDEO: Police horse tramples on steward as pitch invasion mars Preston-Blackpool match Chaos This post contains videos

VIDEO: Police horse tramples on steward as pitch invasion mars Preston-Blackpool match

Fortunately, the individual involved wasn’t seriously hurt.

# blackpool-fc - Monday 18 February, 2013

The Guv'nor is back: Paul Ince takes over at Blackpool

We wonder what Thomas will make of being managed by his old man…

# blackpool-fc - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Adam on the way to Reds as deal agreed

Liverpool are about to sign the Blackpool playmaker while Gervinho is currently at Arsenal having a medical.

# blackpool-fc - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

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Who the hell is ... Wes Hoolahan?

With speculation mounting that Giovanni Trapattoni will include the Norwich man in his squad, we take a look at the rise of Ireland’s latest Premier League star.

# blackpool-fc - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

The Morning Score: Tuesday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Tuesday

We’re recovering in a dark room after yesterday’s transfer madness, Declan Kidney prepares to announce his Six Nations team and one inter-county manager reveals the effect the recession has on his squad.

# blackpool-fc - Monday 4 October, 2010

Kuyt sorry for latest Liverpool defeat

Kuyt sorry for latest Liverpool defeat

The Dutch forward apologises to Reds fans after Liverpool’s embarrassing 2-1 home defeat to Blackpool.