Blackpool fans ride to Burnley for Gary Parkinson

Blackpool Citizen: WHEELY GOOD WORK Former Clarets winger David Eyres (centre) is joined by Blackpool fans (left to right) Matt Smith, John Aspinall and Nick Smith at Turf Moor yesterday, along with Debbie Parkinson, to raise funds for ex-Burnley defender Gary Parkinson

12:05pm Friday 18th November 2011

RIVALRIES were put to one side as Burnley hosted a trio of intrepid Blackpool fans raising money for ex-Claret Gary Parkinson.

Kendal Town 9 Blackpool FC Youth 0

5:57pm Saturday 16th July 2011

GOALS, goals and more goals gave Kendal Town a confidence lift, if they needed it ahead of Wednesday's visit by League One side Preston North End, with a slick 9-0 victory over Blackpool FC's youth team in Saturday's friendly at Parkside.

Blackburn Rovers-supporting politician in bother over 'donkey' remark

Blackpool Citizen: REMARK: Coun Simon Blackburn

9:00am Tuesday 22nd March 2011

A Rovers-supporting politician in Blackpool has been urged to resign after branding his own constituents "Donkey botherers" on Facebook.

Blackpool boss takes in DVDs for battle at Blackburn Rovers

Blackpool Citizen: Blackpool boss takes in DVDs for battle at Blackburn Rovers

8:46am Monday 14th March 2011

BLACKPOOL manager Ian Holloway has insisted that Saturday’s trip to Ewood Park is not a ‘must win’ fixture – but he still spent a weekend break in Scotland preparing for the game by watching DVDs of Blackburn Rovers.

Northern Premier League fixtures 2011

5:28pm Monday 20th December 2010

Here are the Northern Premier League fixtures for Barrow, Blackpool, Carnforth, Chorley, Darwen, Fleetwood, Kendal, Lancaster, LCB, Leyland, Morecambe, Netherfield, Preston, St Annes for 2011.

Chorley pub trashed as Millwall and Blackpool football fans clash

Blackpool Citizen: HURT: Landlord David Hamer suffered minor head injuries and a hurt hand in the violence

2:04pm Sunday 28th November 2010

A PUB was badly damaged and the landlord left injured after trouble broke out between groups of football fans.

Prince William visits Lancashire

Blackpool Citizen: Prince William (left) in the stands during Blackpool vs Wolverhampton Wanderers at Bloomfield Road for the Barclays Premier League.

12:39pm Sunday 21st November 2010

Prince William put his wedding plans on hold as he watched Blackpool's Premier League clash with Wolves on a friend's stag do yesterday.

Hope for Lancashire football hero stroke victim

Blackpool Citizen: Coyle will give Burnley the edge, says Gary Parkinson

10:18am Friday 12th November 2010

CLARETS hero Gary Parkinson started ‘chuckling’ when former team-mate David Eyres relayed memories of Burnley’s promotion adventures in the 1990s.

Ill Lancashire football star's wife to meet man who beat syndrome

Blackpool Citizen: LOCKED-IN: Gary Parkinson

1:00pm Wednesday 6th October 2010

THE wife of critically-ill former footballer Gary Parkinson is planning to meet a man who has recovered from her husband’s condition.

Lancashire football hero has 'slim' chance of recovery

Blackpool Citizen: BRAVE: Ex-Claret Gary Parkinson who is fighting for his life

4:03pm Tuesday 21st September 2010

DOCTORS believe that ex-Claret Gary Parkinson is suffering from a rare and potentially deadly condition following his massive stroke two weeks ago.

Newcastle 0 Blackpool 2

Blackpool Citizen: ON TARGET: Charlie Adam scores Blackpool’s first goal of the game from the penalty spot against Newcastle United on Saturday

9:00am Monday 13th September 2010

Blackpool produced a real smash and grab performance to take all three points in a hard-fought but arguably deserved victory at St James' Park in front of nearly 50,000 fans.

Three Lancashire clubs show support for critical football coach

Blackpool Citizen: LEGEND: Blackpool’s Charlie Adam pays tribute

5:21pm Sunday 12th September 2010

PLAYERS and fans showed their support for Lancashire football legend Gary Parkinson who is still 'very poorly' after suffering a stroke.

Burnley hero Parkinson in 'critical' condition

Blackpool Citizen: Coyle will give Burnley the edge, says Gary Parkinson

6:50pm Friday 10th September 2010

UPDATE: Clarets legend Gary Parkinson is tonight fighting for life in hospital after suffering a stroke.

Blackburn brewer backs Blackpool FC

2:07pm Tuesday 1st June 2010

THWAITES have celebrated Blackpool’s promotion to the Premier League by bringing out a special beer.

Holloway hailed as the rock on which Blackpool’s success built

Blackpool Citizen: CHAMPAGNE MOMENT: Ian Holloway celebrates guiding Blackpool into the Premier League

11:06am Monday 24th May 2010

IAN Holloway received the plaudits from his players after leading Blackpool to the Barclays Premier League with a 3-2 Coca-Cola Championship play-off final win over Cardiff.

Padiham star Fildes wins Golden Boot - and joins AFC Fylde

Blackpool Citizen: Padiham star Fildes wins Golden Boot - and joins AFC Fylde

8:57am Tuesday 30th June 2009

PADIHAM striker Paul Fildes has joined AFC Fylde after claiming the Lancashire Telegraph’s Golden Boot award for 2008/09.

Full-time: Blackpool 0 Burnley 1

Blackpool Citizen: MATCH WINNER: Christian Kalvenes slots home Burnley’s late winner against Blackpool before toasting his first ever Clarets goal.        Pic: CLIVE LAW

10:05pm Tuesday 3rd March 2009

Christian Kalvenes timed his first Burnley goal to perfection with an 85th-minute winner to plunge Lancashire rivals Blackpool deeper into the Coca-Cola Championship relegation mire.

Squires Gate 2 Nelson 2

9:00am Wednesday 18th February 2009

NELSON earned a 2-2 draw at Squires Gate last night despite playing for 30 minutes with 10 men.

Darwen 0 AFC Blackpool 1

Blackpool Citizen: TUSSLE: Darwen, in all red, challenge for possession

10:13am Monday 9th February 2009

CRISIS club Darwen were beaten in what many feared might be their last ever game against AFC Blackpool on Saturday.

AFC Fylde 3 Bacup Borough 1

10:29am Wednesday 4th February 2009

BACUP Borough went out of the Vodkat League Cup on Tuesday night as they were beaten 3-1 by AFC Fylde.

Parkes hoping to take plunge with Blackpool

Blackpool Citizen: ROVERS DAYS: Tony Parkes

10:40am Friday 2nd January 2009

FOOTBALL’s most experienced caretaker manager could finally be ready to take the plunge into full-time management after more than two decades of being the perennial bridesmaid.

Christmas presents opportunity for Blackpool

Blackpool Citizen: OPPORTUNITY: Pool midfielder Keith Southern in action

4:10pm Friday 19th December 2008

Swansea City are the visitors to Bloomfield Road this Saturday as the Seasiders’ Christmas period gets under way and the second half of the league programme begins.

Points vital in Preston v Fylde derby clash

4:11pm Friday 19th December 2008

Fylde travel to meet local rivals Preston Grasshoppers on Saturday, with a large seasonal crowd expected to turn out for the derby game.

Fleetwood look to get back in action

4:12pm Friday 19th December 2008

Fleetwood are next in action in Saturday's Blue Square North visit to Hucknall Town.

Blackpool's Tony Parkes: Paul Ince needs more time at Blackburn Rovers

Blackpool Citizen: BACKING: Tony Parkes

11:24am Tuesday 16th December 2008

TONY Parkes believes Rovers’ playing squad have to shoulder most of the blame for their Premier League peril – insisting under-fire boss Paul Ince deserves more time.

Nottingham Forest 0 Blackpool 0

4:41pm Monday 15th December 2008

Blackpool had goalkeeper Paul Rachubka to thank as he produced a string of fine saves to frustrate Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

Blackpool and Forest managers praise Paul Rachubka

4:44pm Monday 15th December 2008

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson admitted his side were indebted to goalkeeper Paul Rachubka’s display in picking up a point at Nottingham Forest.

Blackpool sign Ian Harte

11:17am Friday 12th December 2008

Blackpool have signed experienced defender Ian Harte.

Nottingham Forest v Blackpool: Seasiders face key match

5:14pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Blackpool travel to take on Nottingham Forest this weekend for a match that marks the half-way point of the season and could have a significant impact on the second half.

Blackpool boss blames ref for Reading defeat

3:31pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson insisted that referee Jarnail Singh cost his side the points in a 1-0 Coca-Cola Championship defeat at Reading.

Redditch United v Fleetwood Town postponed

5:11pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Fleetwood Town’s away Blue Square North league match against Redditch United was postponed on Tuesday night due to a waterlogged pitch.

Fylde coach delighted at talent available

5:11pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Fylde director of rugby Mark Nelson was pleased with his side’s performance last weekend but thinks they can still raise their game.

Alfreton Town 3 Fleetwood Town 3

5:12pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Fleetwood drew 3-3 with Alfreton last Saturday.

Fylde 27 Bradford & Bingley 8

Blackpool Citizen: CLEAN THROUGH: Craig Aikman breaks through the visitors’ defence to score. Picture by Chris Farrow

5:10pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Fylde closed the gap on divisional leaders Caldy to four points with this maximum points win.

Reading 1 Blackpool 0

Blackpool Citizen: SUBSTITUTED: Midfielder Adam Hammill was substituted in the second half against Reading

3:31pm Thursday 11th December 2008

Captain for the night Ivar Ingimarsson was the unlikely hero as his fine goal gave Reading a scrappy Coca-Cola Championship win over 10-man Blackpool.

Squires Gate 3 Ramsbottom United 0

10:30am Monday 8th December 2008

RAMSBOTTOM United did not enjoy their day out in Blackpool after a heavy defeat at Squires Gate in the Vodkat Premier Division.

Charlton Athletic boss: Blackpool were better side

10:59am Monday 8th December 2008

CARETAKER Charlton Athletic boss Phil Parkinson was clearly deflated by the loss.

Blackpool look to build on win

10:57am Monday 8th December 2008

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson hopes the 2-0 win over struggling Charlton can give his side some much-needed momentum.

Blackpool 2 Charlton Athletic 0

11:00am Monday 8th December 2008

Liam Dickinson scored a second-half brace to take his tally to four goals in two games as Blackpool increased Charlton’s Coca-Cola Championship relegation fears.

Flag set to make Blackpool bow

8:40am Saturday 6th December 2008

Making its Bloomfield Road debut today will be a huge tangerine flag.

Blackpool look to see off struggling Charlton

8:40am Saturday 6th December 2008

The visit of Charlton Athletic to Bloomfield Road today provides an opportunity for the Seasiders to start turning around their poor home form.

Loan star Dickinson leads the way for Blackpool

5:43pm Friday 5th December 2008

Floundering after four successive defeats, Blackpool boss Simon Grayson last week asked Karl Oyston to dip into the club’s coffers to help put the team back on the rails – and can already claim he spent the money wisely.

Prop forward Davies joins Fylde from Sale

Blackpool Citizen: PROP: Ross Davies

2:25pm Friday 5th December 2008

Prop forward Ross Davies has joined Fylde from Sale Sharks.

Hull Ionians 10 Fylde 21

Blackpool Citizen: NO WAY THROUGH: The Fylde defence was in no mood to concede at Hull Ionians.

5:51pm Friday 5th December 2008

Two first half tries by Oliver Brennand plus one by Tom Albinson, all converted by Steve Nutt, sealed the points for Fylde against Hull Ionians at foggy Brantingham Park.

Blackpool 39 Carnforth 17

5:49pm Friday 5th December 2008

Blackpool started slowly in this North Lancashire Division 2 fixture and were behind in the first minute - but that was as good as it got for their visitors.

New Fleetwood v Bacup Borough trophy date

10:51am Wednesday 3rd December 2008

BACUP Borough’s Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy second round visit to Fleetwood has been rearranged for December 16.

Fleetwood Town 2 Hartlepool 3

5:48pm Friday 5th December 2008

TWO goals in a minute at the start of the second half effectively ended brave Fleetwood Town’s FA Cup adventure.

Grayson's delight as Blackpool end poor run

2:40pm Wednesday 3rd December 2008

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson believed his side deserved to end their four-match losing streak with a 2-1 win at Plymouth.

Rise in football-related violence among Lancashire teams' fans

Blackpool Citizen: Home Office Minister Vernon Coaker

1:22pm Wednesday 26th November 2008

THE number of fans arrested for football-related violence increased last season, according to a report.

Blackpool RUFC 0 – Garstang 58

9:21am Monday 24th November 2008

The wheels well and truly came off the Blackpool wagon after the promise of a good result against this Garstang side.







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