Blackpool F.C.

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Full name Blackpool Football Club
Nickname(s) The Seasiders,
The 'Pool,
The Tangerines
Foondit 26 July 1887[1]
Ground Bloomfield Road
Blackpool, Ingland
Ground Capacity 17,338
Owners Owen Oyston
Chairman Natalie Christopher
Manager Gary Bowyer
League League One
2017–18 League One, 12t o 24
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

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
League
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)
Cups
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.