Monthly Archives: October 2010

West Brom Preview

At the start of the season, flicking through the fixture list you may well have picked this game out as a chance to pick up some points at home to a fellow promoted side. However, West Brom have started the … Continue reading

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Blackpool Basics – The Formation

The Basics A weekend without football feels strange, but it also gives me a chance to catch up on a load of posts that I’ve been working on for some time. I’m going all John Major with this and going … Continue reading

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Seasons Observations Part Two

Continuing on from part one, I shall pick out my key observations from the next four games. v Chelsea (away) Holloway admitted an error in picking Alex Baptiste in a defensive midfield role, a total diversion in tactics and a … Continue reading

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Seasons Observations Part One

After my first match report from the Birmingham game, I want to run through the previous eight games picking out my key observations from each game to give an insight in to why I think we won, lost or drew … Continue reading

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Battle of the Ibrox Old Boys

v Birmingham (Away) 23rd October 2010 The match against Birmingham wasn’t billed as the meeting of two ex-Glasgow Rangers midfielders, however, at the end of the day Barry Ferguson showed Charlie Adam who was best on the day, which proved … Continue reading

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What is this all about? It’s very easy to answer that, but harder to realise. The short answer is ……. ‘To write about Blackpool matches and tactics’. However, what I want to do may prove harder to do given time … Continue reading

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