Blackpool F.C.

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Fou name Blackpool Football Club
Elk-name(s) The Seasiders,
The 'Pool,
The Tangerines
Foondit 26 July 1887[1]
Grund Bloomfield Road
Blackpool, England
(capacity: 17,338)
Owners Owen Oyston
Valeri Belokon
Chairman Karl Oyston
Manager José Riga
League The Championship
2013–14 The Championship, 20t
Wabsteid Club hame page
Home colours
Away colours
Current season

Blackpool Football Club are a Inglis fitbaw club foondit in 1887 an based in the Lancashire seaside toun o Blackpool. For the 2014–15 Inglis saison, the team are competin in the Football League Championship, the seicont tier o professional football in ingland, for the fowert-consecutive saison. When they reached the Premier League, at the end o the 2009–10 campaign, Blackpool became the first club in Inglis fitbaw tae hae wan promotion frae ivery diveesion o the Fitbaa League via the play-aff seestem.

Honours[eedit | eedit soorce]

Blackpool hae aicht Fitbaa League an fifteen cup honours tae their name. They are:

Honour Number Years
Champions 1 1929–30 (Division 2)
Automatic promotions 3 1936–37 (Division 2 tae Division 1); 1967–70 (Division 2 tae Division 1); 1984–85 (Division 4 tae Division 3)
Promotions via play-affs 4 1991–92 (Division 4 tae new Division 2); 2000–01 (Division 3 tae Division 2); 2006–07 (League Ane tae The Championship); 2009–2010 (The Championship tae the Premier League)
FA Cup winners 1 1953
Anglo-Italian Cup winners 1 1971
Fitbaa League Trophy winners 2 2002, 2004
Sooth Wast Challenge Cup winners 1 2010*
League War Cup winners 1 1943
Lancashire Senior Cup winners 7 1936, 1937, 1942, 1954, 1994, 1995, 1996
Lancashire Junior Cup winners 2 1888, 1891

* denotes maist recent honour

  1. Calley, Roy (20 October 1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887–1992. Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.