Feature: Sport Highlights of 2015

From England’s women claiming bronze at the World Cup, to Tyson Fury becoming the IBF, IBO and WBO World Heavyweight Champion, Pluto looks back at 2015 in sport. Below are five events we picked out as the defining moments of the past year. Women’s World Cup The Women’s World Cup was a massive success in…

Feature: Blackpool Academy Update

This week we move away from the Under-18s to take a look at how some of the other academy teams have fared this season. Simon Wiles, who is the Lead Youth Development Phase Coach, spoke about his work with the teams and how they’ve been getting on so far. “I oversee the under-13s up to…

Feature: Sport Highlights of the Weekend

Coming up we take a look at another weekend packed full of sporting action. From the International Premier Tennis League to the PDC World Darts Championship there is a variety of sport on offer. Inter Milan v Lazio (Sunday, 19:45) Inter Milan host Lazio at the San Siro in a match that could define where…

Feature: Blackpool Youth Team Mid-Season Review

The youth team have made a good start to their season so far, having reached the final of the Lancashire FA Youth Cup recently Currently fifth in the North West Youth Alliance, Ciaran Donnelly’s side can also pride themselves on the fact that they have the joint second best defensive record in the league. Despite…

Match Report: PNE 1-0 Reading

Joe Garner scored a penalty to secure a 1-0 win for Preston North End against Reading at Deepdale. The penalty was awarded early in the second half after Garner was fouled by Paul McShane. This was North End’s second win of the season at Deepdale as they move up to 16th in the table. PNE…

Match Report: Blackpool Youth Team Reach Lancashire FA Youth Cup Final

The Blackpool youth team beat Rochdale 4-3 on penalties this afternoon to reach the final of the Lancashire FA Youth Cup. With the score level at 2-2 after 90 minutes, the tie went straight to a shoot-out to decide the winners. Rochdale had opened the scoring in the first-half when Pratt scored with an effort…

Match Report: Youth Team Lose Out At Port Vale

Ciaran Donnelly’s side suffered a 1-0 defeat away to Port Vale in a closely contested tie on Saturday. Vale’s goal came just before the break when a ball over the top played in Dan Turner one-on-one with Myles Boney. It was a disappointing defeat for the team, who went agonisingly close on a couple of…