Feature: Rivers Targets German Success

Dan Rivers shot to fame last year when he won two medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Now he is settling into his first season of shooting in the Bundesliga for air rifle. He is the first seed for a team called SV. Hüttenthal who are in the second tier of the league. Dan…

Match Report: Wilson Hat Trick Secures Victory

Macauley Wilson scored a hattrick as the Blackpool Youth Team won 3-1 away to Shrewsbury. The captain led the comeback with two penalties and a sensational free kick in the top corner. For the first penalty the right back sent the keeper the wrong way as he fired in the left hand side of the…

News: Steve Scott wins World Cup Gold

Steve Scott has won gold at the Shotgun World Cup Final after an impressive performance. Tim Kneale was also in action for Team GB in Nicosia Steve shot a remarkable 29/30 in the semi-finals to progress to the gold medal match. In the final he was composed to shoot 27/30 to beat the Qiang Pan…

News: Amber Hill wins World Cup Gold

Amber Hill has won gold at the Shotgun World Cup Final in Nicosia after a phenomenal performance. The British shooter shot an impressive 15/16 in the semi-final stage to finish joint top of the leaderboard and progress to the gold medal match against Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit. In the final Amber matched her score in the previous…

Feature: Roche Looking Forward to Rochdale Test

Last season Barry Roche suffered a hip injury that nearly forced him to retire. Since then he has bounced back to gain full fitness and has been a constant presence between the posts for Morecambe this season. Talking about returning to action the 33-year-old said: “It’s absolutely brilliant! It was very difficult last season to…

News: Jordan Hugill signs extended contract at PNE

Jordan Hugill has signed a contract extension that will tie him to Preston North End until the end of the 2017/18 season. His contract was due to expire at the end of this season but he has added an extra two years to his current deal. The striker has been at the club since June…

Match Report: Blackpool U-18s 0-1 Tranmere Rovers U-18s

Ciaran Donnelly’s side suffered a 1-0 defeat to Tranmere Rovers on Saturday, even though they dominated proceedings. Rovers scored the only goal of the match in the 39th minute when they capitalised on a defensive mistake to extend their lead over The Seasiders to eight points, having played a game extra. Blackpool had many chances…

Feature: The Young Guns

This summer saw youngsters Charlie Bailey and Jack Kelleher sign their first professional contracts and 10 games into the season we have caught up with them to check their progress to date. Bailey became the first ever Morecambe Development Centre graduate to play for the first team when he came off the bench against Walsall…