Match Report: Burnley End The Season With A Loss

West Ham came back from a goal down to win 2-1 against Burnley at Turf Moor on the final day of the Premier League season. Sam Vokes put the Clarets ahead midway through the first half before Slaven Bilic’s side levelled the score thanks to Sofiane Feghouli and took the lead in bizarre circumstances through…

Match Report: Youth Team Go Two Points Clear

The youth team went two points clear the top of the North West Youth Alliance table with a 4-0 win against Wrexham on Saturday. After a goalless first-half, Will Dunne broke the deadlock to put Blackpool ahead before Rowan Roache doubled the lead. Ralph Chea, who was playing in his last game for the club,…

Match Report: Youth Team Stay Top

A 4-0 Fylde coast derby victory against Fleetwood Town ensured that the youth team remained top of the North West Youth Alliance table over the weekend. Ewan Bange broke the deadlock shortly after the half-hour mark before Roache’s second-half double and a goal from Sebastien Des Pres added gloss to the scoreline. With Lancashire rivals…

Match Report: Youth Team Maintain Title Push

The youth team recorded a 2-0 win against Lancashire rivals Accrington Stanley to maintain their title push yesterday. Finlay Sinclair-Smith and Will Dunne struck either side of half-time to give The Seasiders a hard-fought victory. The game started evenly with both sides winning several corners, though the first chance fell to Ciaran Donnelly’s side. It…

Match Report: Burnley 0-2 Tottenham

Burnley were beaten by Tottenham as second-half goals from Eric Dier and Heung-Min Son gave the visitors a 2-0 win at Turf Moor. After an uneventful first half, Spurs were much improved after the interval and broke the deadlock through Dier’s powerful shot from a corner that wasn’t cleared effectively. Son came off the bench…

Match Report: Sumner At The Double For Youth Team

The youth team got their title push back on track with a 2-0 win against Port Vale. Dylan Sumner struck either side of half-time to give Ciaran Donnelly’s side a deserved victory in tough conditions. The opening period of the first-half was a quiet affair, with neither side able to craft any opportunities on goal…

Match Report: Youth Team Edged Out In Lancashire Derby

Ethan Walker’s late goal saw the youth team lose out 1-0 to local rivals Preston North End. Blackpool, without Rowan Roache who is away on international duty, started the game well and created several opportunities in the early stages. Just minutes into the match, Seb Des Pres went on a run from midfield until he…

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

The youth team advanced to the final of the Lancashire FA Youth Cup for the third time in four years with a 1-0 win against Rochdale. Tyler Rufus’ second-half header was enough for Blackpool to win a scrappy game and setup a final meeting with Bury, who beat Preston North End earlier in the day….

Match Report: Youth Team Beaten By Wigan

Two early goals left the youth team shell-shocked as they succumbed to a 2-0 loss against Wigan at Christopher Park. The home side struck twice within the opening 10 minutes of the game and comfortably saw out the victory. Just three minutes into the tie, some sloppy defending proved to be fatal as Tom Powell…

Youth Team Fight Back To Beat Burnley

The youth team came back from behind in dramatic fashion to win 2-1 against Lancashire rivals Burnley on Saturday. The Clarets went ahead in the first-half through Tinashe Chakwana’s tap-in from a corner, but Dylan Sumner headed Ciaran Donnelly’s side level after the interval. With the game heading for a draw, Seb Des Pres tricked…

Match Report: Cup Semi-Final Heartbreak For Donnelly’s Side

The youth team were cruelly knocked out of the Youth Alliance Cup semi-finals on penalties, as Wigan Athletic edged the tie 5-4. After going behind from a Wigan penalty in the first-half, Rowan Roache scored from the spot to level the match and take it to a shootout. Despite the encounter being a big cup…

Match Report: Vokes Scores Late Winner Off The Bench

Super-sub Sam Vokes scored a late winner to give Burnley a 1-0 win against Leicester City at Turf Moor. It was an end-to-end start to the game with both sides having chances in the first 10 minutes. Riyad Mahrez had a shot blocked from Christian Fuchs’ cross which was cleared only for Leicester to put…