Reaction: Slocombe Praises Team-Mates And Manager

Goalkeeper Sam Slocombe was full of praise for his team-mates after Blackpool beat Exeter in the League Two play-off final. The Seasiders were pushed all the way but managed to hold out and win 2-1 against The Grecians. “I’m feeling relieved to be honest. Going through the play-offs is the best way to go up…

Reaction: Osayi-Samuel Loves Wembley Experience

Bright Osayi-Samuel spoke of his delight after helping Blackpool secure promotion to Sky Bet League One at Wembley. The winger came off the bench on the half-hour mark to replace Tom Aldred, who was forced off due to injury. “I feel ecstatic to have won at my first time at Wembley. Words can’t describe this…

Reaction: Tarks Happy To Get Game Time

James Tarkowski was delighted to get some game time under his belt in the FA Cup third round stalemate against Sunderland. The great form of Michael Keane and Ben Mee has limited Tarkowski’s playing time this season. However, the former Brentford defender took his opportunity well in an impressive display in his first start for…

Reaction: Donnelly Delighted With Youth Display

Ciaran Donnelly was delighted with the youth team after they secured a 3-0 win against Tranmere Rovers. The Seasiders had to battle throughout the game but goals from Will Dunne, Ralph Chea and Rowan Roache secured all three points. Speaking post-match, here’s what the academy manager had to say… The challenges of the game. It…

Donnelly Delighted With Dominant Display

Ciaran Donnelly was delighted with the way his side comfortably progressed to the semi-finals of the Lancashire FA Youth Cup with a 4-1 win against Accrington Stanley. Rowan Roache’s double and Finlay Sinclair-Smith’s effort gave Blackpool a commanding lead within half an hour. Despite conceding just before half-time, Donnelly’s side bounced back in the second-half…

Reaction: Donnelly Proud of Young Side

Ciaran Donnelly was proud of his side after they narrowly lost 1-0 to Fleetwood Town in the Lancashire Senior Cup at Poolfoot Farm. The Academy Manager’s team, consisting of Under-18s, plus three recent graduates of the academy, looked to be taking the Lancashire FA Cup tie to penalties but they were beaten by Nick Haughton’s…

Reaction: Turner Looking For More

Dan Turner’s second-half brace helped the Blue Girls onto a 5-1 win against London Bees at the Select Security Stadium. The win keeps Everton in second place at this early stage in the season and three points behind top of the table Bristol City. Despite the win, Turner still sees plenty of room for improvement…

Reaction: “It Was A Super Second Half Response”

Everton Ladies continued their unbeaten start to the WSL2 campaign with a 3-0 win against Watford Ladies at the Select Security Stadium. Claudia Walker tapped in from close range in the first half before Dan Turner and Simone Magill secured the win after the break. The manager Andy Spence wasn’t satisfied with his time in…

Reaction: Hinnigan Pleased With Attacking Options

Everton Ladies captain Michelle Hinnigan was pleased with the attacking display that her side showed during the 3-0 win against Watford Ladies. Goals from Claudia Walker, Dan Turner and Simone Magill moved Everton up to second in the table and continued their unbeaten run in the WSL2. Turner’s goal straight from kick-off in the second…

Reaction: “It’s an honour”

Gabby George celebrated captaining the England Under-19s for the first time by scoring the winner against Austria today. The Everton defender scored the only goal in the opening Euro Elite Qualifying Round match just past the half-hour mark after being on the receiving end of a cross from a free-kick. George said: “It’s obviously an…

Reaction: “I Couldn’t Have Asked For Any More”

Everton Ladies got their WSL2 campaign off to a great start with a 2-1 win against Aston Villa on Thursday evening. After going a goal behind at the Select Security Stadium, striker Simone Magill levelled the game before Georgia Brougham clinched victory with a wonder strike on her league debut for the Blues. Speaking after…

Reaction: Blues Girls boss pleased with side’s performance

Manager Andy Spence was pleased with his side after they progressed to the fifth round of the SSE FA Women’s Cup after winning 5-0 against Nottingham Forest. Goals from Kelly Jones, Claudia Walker, Emily Hollinshead and a double by Michelle Hinnigan secured the win for the Blue Girls. Despite the thumping score line, Spence also…