Category Archives: Manchester City

Blackpool’s Number 26

There’s no doubt that when people refer to Blackpool this season they normally mention Charlie Adam in the same breath. He has adapted to life in the Premier League and made many people sit up and take notice. However, where … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool FC, Charlie Adam, Ian Holloway, Liverpool FC, Manchester City, Match Analysis, Midfield, Pass Completion, Players | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

What’s in a pass?

Blackpool have spent most of their inaugural Premier League season sticking to a passing game that was at the centre of their promotion from the Championship. It forms a part of the slightly patronising term, ‘a breath of fresh air’ … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool, Blackpool FC, Ian Holloway, Liverpool FC, Manchester City, Match Analysis, Pass Completion, West Bromwich Albion | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Tangerines aren’t just for Christmas

As 2011 gets underway, Blackpool FC will be looking forward to more of the same which should see the team achieve what was being touted as impossible back in August. Festive fixtures against Sunderland and Manchester City saw similar performances … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool FC, Formation, Ian Holloway, Manchester City, Match Analysis, Pass Completion, Players, Sunderland, Tactics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Blackburn Rovers, Blackpool FC, Chelsea, Formation, Ian Holloway, Liverpool FC, Manchester City, Match Analysis, Players, Tactics | Tagged , , | 2 Comments