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Jack Critchley
Blackpool fan who enjoys a spot of the football league. I follow Championship through to League Two.

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Why Antonio Conte should take Giovinco to France
15:00 Thursday 26th May 2016

Italian head coach Antonio Conte announced his 30- man squad this week and there were a couple of notable omissions. Guiseppe Rossi's name wasn't on the list, whilst it comes as no surprise to see Mario Balotelli will be spending this summer…

5 Pointers for this weekend's Football League action
13:36 Saturday 9th April 2016

As we lurch into the final throes of the Football League, there's plenty at stake for teams up and down the country and we've picked out five pointers if you're thinking of having a bet this weekend. 1. Don't expect a goal-fest at Stadium MKIt…

Can Blackpool Avoid "Doing A Yeovil"?
09:00 Wednesday 23rd March 2016

The remaining fixtures this season are now into the single figures and Blackpool are flirting with relegation once again. If you'd shown the Tangerine clad revellers this situation back in 2011, they wouldn't have believed you. Gracing the…

League One
League One Preview
12:02 Tuesday 5th August 2014

League One looks as competitive as ever this year with none of the three relegated teams, Barnsley, Doncaster or Yeovil looking like obvious contenders for an instant return to the Championship. Joining them are Rochdale, Scunthorpe, Chesterfield…

Championship Preview 2014/15 - Who Will Make The Leap To The Premier League And Who Is League One Bound?
13:41 Wednesday 30th July 2014

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil may have occupied most of our time and interest this summer, but it's back to the important business of the Football League season on the 9th August as 24 teams battle to reach the Premier League or avoid League…

This Is My Club
Will 8 be the magic number for Blackpool?
13:03 Tuesday 15th July 2014

There have been a number of articles written this week about the goings-on, or lack of, on the Fylde Coast, Jack Critchley shares his thoughts on the goings on Blackpool and there less than swelling ranks. It wasn't long ago that Blackpool…

10 Things That We Have Learnt From The Football League Season
17:53 Thursday 29th May 2014

Another season drew to a close earlier in the week as Fleetwood Town secured their place in League One. The summer breaks allows us chance to reconvene and collect our thoughts before we kick off again on August 9th. Here are some of the conclusions…

Football League Permutations
13:05 Thursday 1st May 2014

The season is once again almost over so Jack Critchley rounds up the action in each of the divisions of the Football League. Sadly, this weekend wraps up the Football League season for another season. However, there are still a few issues to…

This Is My Club
Blackpool - The Golden Mile of disappointment...
13:09 Tuesday 8th April 2014

At this present time, it's unclear which division Blackpool will start the 2014/15 season in. Yes, they are six points clear of the dreaded dropzone, but (and it is a big but...) they are in the poorest form out of any of their relegation threatened…

Trouble Brewing For Leeds And Charlton In The Championship
11:28 Wednesday 12th March 2014

It was a good day for teams in the lower echelons on Saturday as QPR were the only team to pick up three points in the top half of the table.The shock of the day came at Elland Road where Bolton put five past Leeds with only a late consolation…

Queens Park Rangers Lose Ground On League Leaders Leicester City
10:58 Monday 3rd March 2014

The top two teams still remain unbeaten at the top in their last 10 games as Derby, QPR and Forest all lose ground in getting to the second automatic promotion slot, Jack Critchley bring us his review of the weekend action in the Championship.…

Championship Opening Day Fixtures
21:28 Tuesday 26th June 2012

There's nothing like a fixture release list to break up the domestic football dearth that is Summer.Whilst we have been treated to an entertaining Euro 2012 which has distracted us, the fixture release day always creates the illusion that the…

Match Report: Blackpool 1-2 West Ham
23:25 Tuesday 29th May 2012

Blackpool football club face another season in the Championship after failing to complete an instant return to the Premier League.Prior to facing the Hammers, the Seasiders were in a buoyant and ebullient mood after managing to remain unbeaten…

Match Report: Southampton 2 - 2 Blackpool (Blackpool Fan's Perspective)
19:43 Saturday 10th December 2011

Southampton were protecting an unbeaten home record stretching back to December 2010 heading into their clash with visitors Blackpool. The Tangerines have been consistent in being inconsistent this season, although the same accusation could…

Ollie Needs To Be Tinker-Free This Weekend
11:53 Saturday 5th November 2011

The bookies will have been rubbing their hands with glee on Wednesday evening as Blackpool raced into an unassailable 3-0 lead over Leeds United. Leeds have a formidable home record at Elland Road and Blackpool  who have been thoroughly inconsistent…