2 June ~ Blackpool supporters are no doubt enjoying the close season. However, in WSC 157 (March 2000) John Secker was having to remain optimistic following the club's extended period in the bottom two divisions

In the good old days of the Sixties and before, Blackpool were one of the teams who could lay claim to a First Division place pretty well permanently. Along with teams like Preston, Burnley and Bolton, they were part of a Lancashire tradition of strong town teams that went back to Victorian times. Read more

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