Player Analysis 2011/12

Now Blackpool are back in the Championship, who will lead them back to the promised land. Here are some features on the players that will feature this season and beyond.


Reds To Bloom In Tangerine

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 in Players 2011/2012 | 3 comments

Reds To Bloom In Tangerine

When Charlie Adam moved to Liverpool in the summer there were rumours that Jonjo Shelvey would move in the opposite direction and end up in a Tangerine shirt. It happened, but not as early as first anticipated. When the deal went through it wasn’t Shelvey who arrived, but instead Gerardo Bruna and Tom Ince came on permanent deals (although not officially as a part of the Adam deal). Shelvey eventually followed a couple of months later and signed a three month loan deal. Latin & out again? Gerardo Bruna has rarely featured for the...

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Hull 0 -1 Blackpool – Gaining Control

Posted by on Aug 6, 2011 in Players 2011/2012 | 8 comments

Hull 0 -1 Blackpool – Gaining Control

Blackpool start the season with a win and a clean sheet, but at times Hull were threatening and had they shown more composure in front of goal then they may have secured a draw. Setting up Hull set up in a standard 4-4-2, with Robbie Brady starting wide left supported by a central midfield duo of Paul McKenna and Tom Cairney with Robert Koren holding position on the right flank. Up front Dele Adebola and Matty Fryatt were given starts. For Blackpool Craig Cathcart lined up in the middle of defence with Alex Baptiste at right back. Barry...

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