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Team News: Unchanged SideNeil Critchley has named an unchanged side as Blackpool face Gillingham at Priestfield for their third League One fixture of the 20/21 season.

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Blackpool head coach explains the signing of Luke GarbuttBlackpool boss Neil Critchley admits the chance to sign Luke Garbutt was too good an opportunity to turn down.

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Gillingham v Blackpool LIVE: Updates from Priestfield Stadium as Seasiders look to make it two wins from two in League OneBlackpool make the long trip down to Kent today aiming to make it two wins from two against Steve Evans' Gillingham side.

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IFollow Details For Gillingham GameMatch passes are now on sale for today's game against Gillingham for £10.

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Blackpool loanee wants to follow up Swindon Town victory at GillinghamBlackpool loanee Dan Kemp says he and his team-mates are desperate to pick up a second consecutive victory at Gillingham today.

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Celebrating more than a century of Blackpool's trams on the Golden MileThey're a familiar site on Blackpool's famous promenade, and this weekend the town's trams are celebrating a very special birthday.

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The big new hotels, including a luxury five star one, changing the face of BlackpoolThe town's first five-star hotel opens in 2021 and will offer stunning views of the Promenade and Irish Sea.

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Gillingham v BlackpoolLive coverage of Saturday's League One game between Gillingham and Blackpool.

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Revellers enjoy final night out in Leeds and Blackpool before new lockdownPeople were seen crowding on pavements outside pubs and bars, while others had a drink or a meal with their friends.

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Gillingham boss Steve Evans labels Blackpool League One's 'big spenders' ahead of tomorrow's encounterGillingham boss Steve Evans has labelled Blackpool League One's &quote;big spenders and quote; ahead of tomorrow's game at the Priestfield Stadium.

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Blackpool FC Community Trust column: Continuing our work in schools and the communityLast week I mentioned we had returned to schools and, in particular, had restarted the delivery of our Fit2Go programme in local primary schools.

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Blackpool boss won't rule out rotation if it's requiredNeil Critchley insists he's not afraid to change a winning team if it increases the chances of his Blackpool side claiming another three points.

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Coronavirus: New measures for Leeds, Blackpool, Wigan and Stockport bringing UK residents in lockdown to 17.5 millionMatt Hancock confirmed there would be new restrictions on inter-household mixing in private dwellings and gardens for Leeds, Stockport, Wigan and Blackpool in a written statement to the Commons.

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Match Preview: GillinghamBlackpool will be aiming to build on their first victory of the 20/21 campaign against Swindon Town last weekend, as they face a tough test against Gillingham on Saturday.

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Blackpool in the Premier League 10 years on: Blackburn Rovers loss should be placed in contextIt's 10 years since Blackpool graced the top flight and we're retelling the story week-by-week of that sensational season in the big time.

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Kemp: Looking Forward To Showing My QualityBlackpool midfielder Dan Kemp insists he is ready to step up to the mark and show his qualities, with the summer arrival targeting a successful season with the Club.

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Links Signs Extend PartnershipBlackpool FC is pleased to announce Links Signs and Graphics partnership continuation into the 20/21 season.

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The Matt Scrafton column: Welcome selection problems for Blackpool boss Neil CritchleyWhen I first heard that Luke Garbutt was signing for Blackpool, my first thought was ‘Wow, where's that come from?

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Brett Ormerod column: Blackpool new boy has hit the ground runningIt was great for Blackpool to pick up their first league win of the season last week against Swindon Town, that will be massive for them.

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Lock In Your Weekend Predictions Now On Sky Bet EFL RewardsFancy yourself to correctly call every Sky Bet Championship result on matchday?

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UK coronavirus: restrictions tighten across country as record new cases reported for second dayHealth secretary announces measures in Leeds, Wigan, Stockport and Blackpool; lockdowns for Cardiff and Swansea; R number rises to between 1.2 and 1.5.

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Blackpool will have extra coronavirus restrictions from midnightThe restrictions have been imposed after coronavirus cases began to rise.

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Blackpool Covid-19 vaccine trials: what to expect if you take partAs phase three Covid-19 vaccine trials begin in Blackpool on Monday here is what you can expect if you sign up to take part.

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Blackpool, Wigan and Stockport to face local lockdown measuresBlackpool will have extra Covid-19 restrictions imposed for the first time from Saturday, with Wigan and Stockport also facing further clampdowns.

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Covid-19: Household mixing ban for Wigan, Stockport and BlackpoolPeople in Stockport, Wigan and Blackpool will no longer be able to mix with other households in homes or gardens.

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Critchley: Looking To Build On Swindon WinNeil Critchley is looking for his Blackpool side to build on their impressive performance against Swindon Town last weekend, as they face Gillingham on Saturday.

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Disappointed Blackpool boss Neil Critchley says: Special feeling has been taken away from usBlackpool boss Neil Critchley says the government's decision to block the return of fans to grounds is "tough to take" given the success of the test event at Bloomfield Road days earlier.

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‘There are some really good players there'Luke Garbutt believes the Ipswich Town squad can learn from their mistakes in 2019/20 and be serious promotion challengers this season.

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One final night out in Blackpool before the 10pm curfew kicked inTourists and locals made the most of the weather and took to Blackpool seafront on Wednesday to enjoy the last night before the new 10pm curfew came into force.

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Big spenders Blackpool in townSteve Evans is ready to welcome the league's big spenders to Priestfield this weekend.

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West Ham loanee Dan Kemp desperate Blackpool aren't waiting too long to see fans back inside Bloomfield Road after successful test eventBlackpool loanee Dan Kemp has his fingers crossed the Seasiders aren't left waiting too long to see fans back inside Bloomfield Road once again.

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Opposition Report: GillinghamBlackpool travel to Gillingham on Saturday in the hope of claiming their second win of the campaign.

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Neil Critchley on the chances of further ins and outs and if Blackpool's transfer budget will be impacted by the government's decision to block returnNeil Critchley is happy with the current state of his Blackpool squad but admits the club could still look to add "one or two more" before the transfer window closes.

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Neil Critchley assesses the chances of Luke Garbutt, James Husband, Matty Virtue and Sullay Kaikai being fit for Blackpool's trip to GillinghamThis week's signing Luke Garbutt won't be available to make his debut for Blackpool at Gillingham this weekend.

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People enjoy a final night out in Blackpool before new lockdown rules startWet and windy weather marred England's last night out before the Government's latest anti-coronavirus measures come into force.

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Former Blackpool forward Brian Peterson passes away in native South Africa, aged 83Ex-Blackpool footballer Brian Peterson has passed away at the age of 83, the club's Former Players' Association has announced.

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Blackpool FC backs resort's campaign to improve residents' mental healthBlackpool Football Club is helping to spread the good mental health message.

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'It's definitely a work in progress at the moment': A closer look at Blackpool's next league opponents GillinghamBlackpool will be looking to build on last week's 2-0 win against Swindon Town when they make the long trip down to Kent this weekend to take on Gillingham.

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Mersey Beatles ready to have audiences enjoying a hard day's night once again in Blackpool with special show at the Opera HouseYeah, yeah, yeah - the world's best-loved Liverpool-born Beatles tribute The Mersey Beatles have announced they are heading to Blackpool.

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Blackpool the right club at right time for Luke GarbuttBlackpool's latest signing Luke Garbutt is looking to put a difficult few months behind him and concentrate on enjoying his football once again.

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Lancashire nostalgia in 1979: Tom Finney; Proud Preston, and The Muppets in BlackpoolWith such superlatives as these Preston Council finally honoured its world-famed citizen Tom Finney with the Freedom of the Borough - 20 years after his retirement from the soccer field where his wizardry "mesmerised both opponents and spectators alike."

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Mathieu Baudry confident Swindon Town's new-look squad will improve after Blackpool defeatThe Frenchman said Town played well for large portions of Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Blackpool but they "lost their way" towards the end.

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Missing West Yorkshire man believed to be in BlackpoolA missing 59-year-old man from Halifax is believed to be in the Blackpool area.

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How to live stream Gillingham FC vs Blackpool: Watch League One onlineWatch the League One match on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

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Mathieu Baudry confident Swindon Town's new-look squad will improve after Blackpool defeatThe Frenchman said Town played well for large portions of Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Blackpool but they "lost their way" towards the end.

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EFL 'disappointed' and 'deeply frustrated' by government's decision to halt the return of fans to football groundsThe outlook for football clubs in the EFL will be "very challenging" unless the government is able to quickly address the financial damage caused by games continuing to be played behind closed doors.

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How Joey Barton's Fleetwood Town tactics sit in the League One 'hoofball' table compared Neil Critchley's at BlackpoolThe 2020/21 League One season is now firmly underway with talk turning towards third-tier sides and how they play.

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Are Blackpool a 'long ball' team compared to Fleetwood Town and Accrington Stanley?The 2020/21 League One season is now firmly underway with talk turning towards third-tier sides and how they play.

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Smiths HireBlackpool FC is pleased to announce the continuation of the partnership with Smiths Hire for the 20/21 season.

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'It's win-win for everyone concerned': Why dedicated group of Blackpool fans continue to volunteer at Bloomfield Road 18 months on from receivershipEighteen months on from the big Bloomfield Road clean-up, a hardy band of volunteers continue to lend their hand in any way they can.

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Ipswich Town expert on what ex-Everton man Luke Garbutt will bring to Blackpool after penning short-term deal at Bloomfield RoadIt's fair to say the arrival of Luke Garbutt came completely out of the blue for Blackpool fans.

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Luke Garbutt signing shows progress Blackpool have made says boss Neil CritchleyNeil Critchley believes Blackpool's latest acquisition Luke Garbutt proves what an attractive proposition the club has become.

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8 arrested after 2 cannabis farms raided in Bispham and BlackpoolSIX men and two boys were arrested on suspicion of committing drugs and human trafficking offences after two cannabis farms worth more than...

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Blackpool and District Youth League: Foxhall Hoops Under-16s make manager so proudHaydyn Ryan scored two goals as Foxhall Hoops Under-16 defeated Wyre Juniors 5-3 in a Blackpool and District Youth League game of two halves at windswept Common Edge.

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Blackpool transfer headlines: Tangerines beat League One rivals to ex-Fulham manThe League One transfer window has been a busy one thus far, with third tier clubs still managing to strengthen their ranks despite the ongoing financial uncertainty in the game, with free agent and loan deals proving especially popular.

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Luke 'who' it is! Blackpool confirm Garbutt signing with cheeky dig at Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti after Italian admitted he didn't recognise the lefLuke 'who' it is! Blackpool confirm Garbutt signing with cheeky dig at Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti after Italian admitted he didn't recognise the left-back's name following his release after 11 years at Goodison Park.

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PorkshopBlackpool FC is pleased to announce ‘The Pork Shop' as the latest official partner for the 20/21 season.

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'I'm not worried. I'm young, I'm healthy': Charlie Adam is relaxed about COVID-19 player testingThe Dundee midfielder, formerly of Liverpool and Stoke, added that he is completely relaxed about the prospect of contracting COVID-19 amongst players who have not been regularly tested.

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PM Boris Johnson hints at 'urgent' financial help for football clubs as planned return of spectators is scrappedPrime Minister Boris Johnson says the government are "urgently" looking at ways of helping football clubs.

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'Joke how Blackpool can afford him but we can't': Sunderland, Everton and Ipswich Town fans react to Luke Garbutt's move to Bloomfield RoadBlackpool have made former Everton and Ipswich Town left-back Luke Garbutt their 12th signing of the summer.

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Garbutt: Blackpool Is The Perfect Platform For MeBlackpool's latest addition Luke Garbutt expressed his delight after joining the Club on a free-transfer, following his release from Everton in June.

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Luke Garbutt: Blackpool sign former Everton defender on 12-month dealLast updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago. From the section Blackpool.

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Blackpool complete impressive deal for former Everton, Ipswich Town and Oxford United defenderBlackpool have signed former Everton left-back Luke Garbutt on a free transfer.

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Ex Ipswich Town loanee Luke Garbutt signs for League One rivals BlackpoolLuke Garbutt has joined Blackpool on a one-year deal. Photo: Blackpool FC.

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Hopes of return to football stadiums dashed for Blackpool and Fleetwood Town fansBlackpool and Fleetwood Town supporters will see their return to grounds delayed - with the government having put the brakes on plans to return spectators to sporting events.

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Garbutt Signs For BlackpoolBlackpool FC is pleased to announce the signing of Luke Garbutt on a 12 month contract.

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Community fund helps pay for new wooden playground boat at Highfield Road Park in BlackpoolA Blackpool park has gained a new playground boat, more than five years after arsonists damaged the previous one.

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Blackpool band Boston Manor to make their debut hometown gig with 'dream set' at the TowerA Blackpool band is to realise one of its biggest ambitions with a first chance to play a venue very close to the heart - the Tower.

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Crowd boost was fan-tastic for Blackpool hero HamiltonCJ Hamilton says the return of Blackpool's fans gave him and his team-mates the boost they needed to secure their first league win of the season.

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Fixing the fountains in Blackpool town centre cost the taxpayer £50,000Fixing the water fountains in St John's Square, which were out of action for more than three years, cost the taxpayer £50,000.

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Luke Garbutt signing shows how well Blackpool are progressingThe 27-year-old defender had been with Everton since 2009. #Soccer #Blackpool #PA.

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Luke Garbutt: Blackpool sign former Everton defender on 12-month dealLast updated on 10 hours ago10 hours ago. From the section Blackpool.

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Boston Manor Have Announced The Details Of A Special Livestream From The Blackpool TowerTheir first ever hometown show is going to be one of their most special shows ever.

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Peter Rhodes on the Blackpool enigma, unwanted photos and the truth about smart metersA reader wrote a wonderfully lyrical letter on the joy of generations. He has photographs of six generations of his own family, from the 1870s to the present day.

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Blackpool crowds ignore Covid 'last blast' warningPeople reported queues for attractions and traffic was gridlocked in Blackpool on Saturday.

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Blackpool fans deliver their verdict on return to Bloomfield Road for EFL test eventBlackpool's 2-0 win against Swindon Town on Saturday was one of just seven EFL games permitted to host fans this weekend.

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Cybele a€“ Club PartnershipBlackpool FC is pleased to announce Cybelé as a new Club partner for the 20/21 season.

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Neil Critchley explains why Sullay Kaikai and Matty Virtue were missing for Blackpool's weekend win against Swindon TownSullay Kaikai and Matty Virtue should both return to training this week after missing Blackpool's clash against Swindon Town.

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Boston Manor Announce Livestream Gig From Blackpool Tower a€” Kerrang!Boston Manor will be performing at their hometown's iconic Blackpool Tower in October.

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A tactical breakdown of how Blackpool won their first league game of the season on Saturday against Swindon TownBlackpool got their league campaign up and running on Saturday with a hard-earned 2-0 victory against Swindon Town.

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Critchley: Great Feeling To Have The Fans BackFollowing Blackpool's victory over Swindon Town on Saturday, Neil Critchley praised the returning fans who played their part in a memorable occasion.

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Blackpool seafront crowded with people as UK temperatures riseVideo updates on the latest news, including politics, sport, finance and showbiz. Plus the most weird and wonderful viral videos the internet has to offer.

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Neil Critchley so pleased to win for Blackpool fans on emotional day at Bloomfield RoadNeil Critchley says it was emotional being able to share Blackpool's first league win of the season with the club's fans.

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Pantomime is back for Christmas in BlackpoolA pantomime IS planned to go ahead this festive season in Blackpool - oh, yes it is!

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People advised not to flock to Blackpool to escape coronavirus restrictionsBlackpool must not become complacent over the risk posed by coronavirus just because it has escaped new restrictions that are being introduced in every other corner of Lancashire.

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Two Blackpool pubs shut after confirmed case of coronavirusTwo popular Blackpool pubs have shut after a confirmed case of coronavirus.

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Coronavirus latest: Revellers warned to avoid BlackpoolBlackpool was besieged by weekend revellers yesterday. Pictures shared on social media showed thousands enjoying the warm weather.

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Visitors flock to Blackpool ahead of Lancashire local lockdownVisitors have flocked to Blackpool this weekend, as the rest of Lancashire prepares for coronavirus restrictions to come into force.

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Squires Gate v AFC Fylde and Blackpool v Swindon Town: Fylde Coast Football and FoodMy birthday week was a discovery of real football, real ale - and a couple of cracking restaurants in Blackpool.

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Hamilton: An Amazing Day All RoundAfter Blackpool's first win of the new season, match winner CJ Hamilton was delighted to score both goals that fired the Seasiders to victory over Swindon Town.

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Blackpool U18 0 PNE U18 6Preston North End U18s produced a stellar performance to run out emphatic 6-0 winners over local rivals Blackpool in the North West Youth Alliance league.

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Crowds ignore lockdown warnings and flock to ‘heaving' Blackpool"Hardly anyone was wearing masks or social distancing - it was shocking"

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Coronavirus: Blackpool 'rammed' as police chiefs expect surge in casesBlackpool has been "rammed" with visitors this weekend despite pleas from the Government for people to follow coronavirus rules.

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Gallery of pictures from Blackpool's Bloomfield Road test event as 1,000 fans return for win against Swindon TownJust under 1,000 Blackpool fans returned to Bloomfield Road yesterday as part of an EFL test event to witness Blackpool beat Swindon Town 2-0.

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Blackpool overrun with visitors before Lancashire lockdown comes inBlackpool was ‘heaving’ this weekend as visitors flocked there ahead of coronavirus restrictions coming into force in the rest of Lancashire.

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Blackpool get it right both on and off the pitch: Matt Scrafton's verdict on the Seasiders' richly deserved win against Swindon in front of 1,000 fansWith so much at stake on and off the pitch for the Seasiders, in hindsight, Saturday's game against Swindon Town couldn't have gone much better.

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Visitors flock to Blackpool ahead of Lancashire local lockdownVisitors have flocked to Blackpool this weekend, as the rest of Lancashire prepares for stricter coronavirus restrictions to come into force.

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Blackpool 2 Swindon Town 0A selection of images from Saturdays 2-0 victory over Swindon Town are now online.

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Coronavirus UK: Crowds flock to Blackpool ahead of Lancashire lockdownReports of little social distancing and few people wearing masks.

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Crowds form on sea front after warning 'to keep Blackpool safe'No social distancing anywhere, no masks worn in any amusements or shop... its a joke!

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Matt Scrafton's player ratings: CJ Hamilton in scintillating form against Swindon as Blackpool claim first league victory of the seasonCJ Hamilton bagged an impressive brace as Blackpool claimed their first league victory of the season with a hard-earned 2-0 win against Swindon Town.

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Health official urges people not to flock to 'heaving' BlackpoolFootage shows crowded scenes hours after town was excluded from Covid restrictions.

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Coronavirus: Thousands flock to Blackpool as seaside town is exempt from Lancashire local lockdownVisitors have flocked to Blackpool this weekend, as the rest of Lancashire prepares for coronavirus restrictions to come into force.

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‘It's a joke! ' Woman shares images of crowds in BlackpoolA woman shared images of crowds in Blackpool a town exempt from coronavirus restrictions taking effect in most of Lancashire this week.

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Visitors flocked to Blackpool as rest of Lancashire prepares for coronavirus restrictionsVisitors reported queues for attractions, gridlocked traffic, little social distancing and few people wearing masks indoors.

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Visitors flock to Blackpool ahead of Lancashire local lockdownVisitors have flocked to Blackpool this weekend, as the rest of Lancashire prepares for coronavirus restrictions to come into force.

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'It was a really strange game': Richie Wellens gives his verdict on Swindon Town's defeat to BlackpoolSwindon Town boss Richie Wellens described his side's 2-0 defeat to Blackpool as a &quote;really strange game and quote;.

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'Things are starting to slot into place': Blackpool fans delighted as CJ Hamilton brace against Swindon hands Seasiders their first league winBlackpool got their league season up and running with a deserved 2-0 win against Swindon Town thanks to CJ Hamilton's superb double.

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Neil Critchley delighted to get first win under his belt as Blackpool claim hard-earned three points against Swindon TownNeil Critchley has spoken of his delight at getting his first competitive win as Blackpool's head coach.

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Critchley: We Were Deserved WinnersNeil Critchley was delighted after Blackpool claimed their first win of the 20/21 League One season, with CJ Hamilton scoring twice at Bloomfield Road in a 2-0 win over Swindon Town.

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Blackpool 2-0 Swindon Town: CJ Hamilton double gives Seasiders first league win in front of 1,000 fans inside Bloomfield RoadA superb CJ Hamilton double capped off a winning return to Bloomfield Road for 1,000 Blackpool fans against League One newcomers Swindon Town.

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Report: Blackpool 2-0 Swindon TownCJ Hamilton's double earned Blackpool their first victory of the 20/21 season against Swindon Town at Bloomfield Road.

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Team News: Lubala Makes DebutNeil Critchley has named his team to face Swindon Town in Blackpool's 20/21 curtain raiser at Bloomfield Road.

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Blackpool defender is just happy to be in contentionMichael Nottingham is loving every minute of being heavily involved with Blackpool's first team.

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Blackpool FC Community Trust column: We're going back to schoolThis past week has seen a significant step in the Trust returning to as close to normality as is possible in the new environment.

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Blackpool v Swindon Town AS IT HAPPENED: CJ Hamilton at the double as Blackpool claim first league win in front of 1,000 returning fansBloomfield Road will play host to 1,000 fans today as Blackpool look to kickstart their league campaign against Swindon Town.

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Blackpool v Swindon Town LIVE: Updates as 1,000 fans return to Bloomfield Road for EFL test eventBloomfield Road will play host to 1,000 fans today as Blackpool look to kickstart their league campaign against Swindon Town.

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Neil Critchley delighted to be able to share first Blackpool win with supportersThe match at Bloomfield Road was one of seven across the EFL to take part in a pilot scheme to reintroduce spectators at sporting events, with around 1,000 spread around the stands.

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1,000 Blackpool FC fans set to return to stadium today as rest of Lancs prepares for local lockdownThe Blackpool FC match against Swindon Town is one of seven fixtures in the pilot scheme to get fans back into stadiums.

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Adver Sport assess the performances of the Swindon Town players after their 2-0 defeat to Blackpool in League OneKovar was beaten far too easily at his near post twice, but responded well with a couple of excellent saves to deny further goals.

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Blackpool 2-0 SwindonCJ Hamilton scored both goals as Blackpool picked up their first win of the campaign with a 2-0 victory over Swindon.

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Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool cancelled: Why has Strictly Blackpool Week been cancelled?STRICTLY COME DANCING 2020 will see a massive shake up this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Blackpool's Linda Nolan completes chemotherapySinger Linda Nolan has &quote;rung the bell and quote; to signify the end of her chemotherapy treatment for cancer.

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CJ Hamilton brace helps Blackpool see off SwindonThe match was one of seven in the EFL used as a pilot event to reintroduce crowds on Saturday and they witnessed the Seasiders finally find the net this season after three games without a goal.

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Swindon Town lose 2-0 away at Blackpool in League One after CJ Hamilton doubleFollowing an excellent display against Rochdale on the first day of the season, Swindon were never able to impose a similar level of control on Blackpool, who scored the first competitive goals of the campaign either side of half-time.

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Blackpool fans let back into Bloomfield Road for match dayBlackpool fans social distance during match day at Bloomfield Road.

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Blackpool defender backs fans to make a differenceOllie Turton believes the return of a limited number of fans to Bloomfield Road today will make a huge difference for Blackpool.

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Men identified after Blackpool attack which left victim with broken jawBlackpool police have identified two men seen in CCTV images in connection with an attack.

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Blackpool holiday at Auntie Bettie'sChildhood memories of holidays by the sea are still held dearly by one family who frequently visited Blackpool in the 1950s.

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Blackpool v Swindon TownLive coverage of Saturday's League One game between Blackpool and Swindon Town.

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Blackpool defender on being one of the Seasiders' senior citizensOllie Turton admits the influx of youngsters at Blackpool over the summer has made him take on a more senior role at the club.

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Blackpool Supporters' Trust column: Trying to make the best of an unsatisfactory situationAt last, the 2020/21 season has begun and while Blackpool didn't get the result we wanted, we know that things are looking very good on the pitch.

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Blackpool boss: It's down to us to entertain the fansNeil Critchley says it's down to him and his players to give Blackpool fans something to cheer about on their return to Bloomfield Road.

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Get Vocal Announced As Third Kit SponsorsBlackpool Football Club is delighted to announce the continuation of the sponsorship agreement that will see the branding of GET VOCAL adorn the front of the limited edition third kit.

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Blackpool in the Premier League 10 years on: Chelsea show Premier League champion qualityIt's 10 years since Blackpool graced the top flight and we're retelling the story week-by-week of that sensational season in the big time.

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Critchley: Fans Coming Back To Bloomfield Road Will Give Us Massive LiftNeil Critchley is delighted to see football slowly returning to a sense of normality, with 1,000 fans to be admitted into Bloomfield Road for Saturday's League One fixture against Swindon Town.

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OPINION: Blackpool will not require any extra motivation against Swindon TownBloomfield Road plays host to the oddest rivalry in League One this weekend as Blackpool look to kickstart their season with a win.

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Brett Ormerod column: Blackpool's players will relish playing in front of fans againIt's fantastic to see that Blackpool has been chosen to host a pilot event for this weekend's game against Swindon Town.

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Match Preview: Swindon TownBlackpool host Swindon Town in their 20/21 League One curtain raiser at Bloomfield Road on Saturday.

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The reason Blackpool resort is exempt from Lancashire's lockdown restrictionsFrom next week, new coronavirus measures will come into force in Lancashire - but why isn't Blackpool included?

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Coronavirus: Don't go to Blackpool for a 'last blast' before lockdown is tightened, police warnThe town is exempted from the new rules set to take effect in most of Lancashire on Tuesday.

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What this weekend's pilot event at Bloomfield Road will look like for Blackpool fansSeven matches in the EFL will welcome paying spectators for the first time since March this weekend as the EFL carries out a number of pilot events.

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Critchley Meets Blackpool FC Sports College StudentsLast week saw the return of our Blackpool FC Sports College students to Bloomfield Road following many months away from face to face education due to the national lockdown.

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Blackpool boss had made plans if Liam Feeney was to leave Bloomfield RoadNeil Critchley admits Blackpool have always been prepared for the possibility of Liam Feeney departing the club.

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How did Blackpool manage to avoid being part of Lancashire lockdown?The seaside resort managed to not be part of the county's new rules, but how?

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Is Blackpool exempt from the Lancashire lockdown?Blackpool residents are concerned whether or not the Lancashire lockdown will affect them.

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Cork city fire brigade tackle blaze in Blackpool at hair salon3 Degrees Hair Salon in Blackpool Co Cork will be closed for several weeks following the incident.Â.

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10 reactions as Lancashire to enforce Covid restrictions but party town of Blackpool avoids measures"It turns out that the coronavirus can't get you if you're at school, in the office, drinking in Wetherspoons or spending money in Blackpool."

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Bongo's Bingo moves to the great outdoors with two new shows at Blackpool Pleasure BeachThe resort will play host to a big night in the great outdoors with Bongo's Bingo set to present its first open air event at the Pleasure Beach.

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Blackpool on the dancefloor… from Elstree Studios. How Strictly Come Dancing plan to recreate Tower Ballroom magic in 2020 show special.It's the resort's annual showcase where Blackpool is under the spotlight and glitterball, beamed into millions of homes nationwide.

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Swindon Game Update20/21 season ticket holders should now have received an email from the Club confirming either their admission to Saturday's match or details of their promo code to watch the fixture on iFollow.

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IFollow Details For Swindon Game20/21 season ticket holders have now received their unique promo code which grants access to watch Saturday's Sky Bet League One fixture with Swindon Town, via iFollow.

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Neil Critchley says Keshi Anderson and Jerry Yates shouldn't get sidetracked by reunion with former club Swindon TownNeil Critchley says Blackpool duo Keshi Anderson and Jerry Yates need to concentrate on their own games and not get caught up in the emotion of playing against their former club.

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Blackpool boss Neil Critchley: We won't be changing our approach just because of opening day defeatNeil Critchley insists there's no chance his Blackpool side will change their style of play as a knee-jerk reaction to their opening day defeat.

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Ollie Turton explains why he knew early on why Blackpool boss Neil Critchley would be a success in managementOllie Turton believes Blackpool boss Neil Critchley was always destined to enjoy a successful career in management.

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Liam Feeney: Tranmere Rovers sign Blackpool midfielder on loanBlackpool midfielder Liam Feeney joins League Two side Tranmere Rovers on a season-long loan deal.

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Swindon expert on Robins' hopes for the season, Jerry Yates and Keshi Anderson and the mini 'rivalry' with Blackpool ahead of Saturday's clash at BlooBlackpool welcome League One newcomers Swindon Town to Bloomfield Road on Saturday for their opening home league game of the season.

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Opposition Report: Swindon TownBlackpool aim to bounce back to winning ways on Saturday as they welcome Swindon Town to Bloomfield Road.

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From Blackpool's player of the season to being deemed surplus to requirements: How Liam Feeney's move to Tranmere Rovers came aboutAt the start of July, Liam Feeney was voted Blackpool's player of the season - a deserved accolade following an impressive campaign.

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Liam Feeney: Tranmere Rovers sign Blackpool midfielder on loanBlackpool midfielder Liam Feeney joins League Two side Tranmere Rovers on a season-long loan deal.

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'Tranmere are becoming Blackpool B! ': Fans have their say on the departure of player of the season Liam FeeneyLiam Feeney joined Ian Dawes, Jay Spearing and Calum Macdonald in making the move to League Two side Tranmere Rovers, on loan from Blackpool for the season.

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Blackpool's player of the season joins Tranmere Rovers to become 18th player to depart Bloomfield Road this summerLiam Feeney has left Blackpool to join League Two side Tranmere Rovers on a season-long loan deal.

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Strictly Come Dancing champion siblings Kevin and Joanne Clifton can't wait to share new show "An Evening with…" in their 'second home' BlackpoolIt's been a while since dance favourites and brother and sister Kevin and Joanne Clifton dusted off the dance shoes.

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Blackpool FC chief executive outlines how Bloomfield Road pilot event will work and how 1,000 fans have been selectedBlackpool chief executive Ben Mansford spoke to the media via a Zoom call this afternoon following the news that Bloomfield Road will play host to a test event for the return of a limited number of fans on Saturday.

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Feeney Loaned To TranmereLiam Feeney has joined Sky Bet League Two side Tranmere Rovers on a loan deal until the end of the season.

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Here are the Blackpool dates and how to buy your tickets for John Bishop's new world tour 'Right Here, Right Now'North west comedy superstar John Bishop has announced his new world tour ‘Right Here, Right Now' for 2021 and beyond and will play a warm up gig and two nights of shows in the resort.

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No new concerns for Blackpool ahead of Swindon clashOpponents Swindon are without Dion Conroy, Mathieu Baudry and Tom Broadbent. #Soccer #Blackpool #Preview #PA.

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Hull and Blackpool have highest jobless rates in UKBlackpool and Hull have the highest rates of unemployment in the UK as the pandemic causes disproportionate economic damage on the towns and cities at the heart of the government’s levelling-up agenda.

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Tranmere take Liam Feeney on loan from Blackpool"Liam comes across very well and he is hungry to succeed. He has the ability to play off both the left and right-hand side, and he also played wing-back last season too."

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Blackpool part of trial urging people to call 111 before going to A&EPatients requiring A&E will be urged to book an appointment first through NHS 111 as part of a shake-up of emergency services.

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Swindon Match InformationThe Seasiders' match with Swindon Town on Saturday has been selected to be a part of the ongoing ‘return of fans' pilot programme, meaning that 1,000 supporters will be able to watch the game live in Bloomfield Road.

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Supporters' bar named in honour of Jimmy Armfield to open for Blackpool fans near Bloomfield Road stadiumA new supporters' bar named in honour of club legend Jimmy Armfield is to open for Blackpool fans just a stone's throw away from Bloomfield Road.

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The EFL CONFIRM Blackpool's game against Swindon Town at Bloomfield Road will be played in front of 1,000 fansUp to 1,000 fans will be allowed to watch Blackpool's game against Swindon Town at Bloomfield Road on Saturday.

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Could Blackpool host test event at Bloomfield Road to allow 1,000 fans to watch weekend game against Swindon Town?Swindon Town boss Richie Wellens has suggested a limited number of fans could be allowed to attend Saturday's game against Blackpool at Bloomfield Road.

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Club StatementBlackpool FC is delighted to confirm 1000 supporters will be admitted into Saturday's League One match with Swindon Town.

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Blackpool head coach sees positive signs despite opening league defeatBlackpool might have got their league campaign off to a losing start but head coach Neil Critchley remains satisfied with how his players are acclimatising to his style of play.

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1000 home fans are able to attend Blackpool v Swindon Town in League One this weekendSWINDON Town's League One match away at Blackpool this weekend will see up to 1000 fans allowed in as part of the EFL's 'return of fans' pilot programme.

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One in 10 unemployed in Blackpool, Hull and BirminghamBlackpool, Birmingham and Hull have the highest rates of unemployment in the UK, with around one in 10 people in the towns claiming unemployment benefits last month.

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Blackpool dad accidentally suffocated baby son after rolling on top of him in co-sleeping tragedyA four-month-old baby was suffocated when his sleeping dad rolled on top of him. Now Blackpool's coroner says young parents are ignoring warnings about the dangers of co-sleeping - as the youngster's death is the fourth in the resort in just one year.

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Coronavirus in Blackpool: More cases recorded in resort as Lancashire total reaches 12,7511,171 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Blackpool, as Lancashire's total reaches 12,751.

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Hull and Blackpool have highest jobless rates in UKUnemployment worse in already struggling areas but rate is rising rapidly elsewhere.

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Blackpool stages special tribute to mark Battle of Britain anniversaryBlackpool has staged a special tribute to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain Day.

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'We don't want to rush and make a mistake': Neil Critchley provides latest update on Blackpool's search for reinforcementsBlackpool remain on the lookout for further reinforcements but, with just over a month until the transfer window closes, Neil Critchley has warned against rushing into doing more business.

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Blackpool boss on leaving out Nathan Shaw out of his side for league opener, what he made of Demetri Mitchell's debut and latest on James Husband's inNeil Critchley admits it was tough having to leave Nathan Shaw out of his Blackpool squad for the league opener against Plymouth Argyle.

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VacancyAn exciting opportunity has arisen for Blackpool FC Academy to appoint a new Head of Coaching.

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Blackpool defender rues Seasiders' slow start at Plymouth ArgyleBlackpool can't afford to start games so slowly if they're to enjoy a successful season in League One.

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Coronavirus in Blackpool: More cases recorded in resort as Lancashire total reaches 12,6141,171 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Blackpool, as Lancashire's total reaches 12,614.

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Blackpool flies the flag for Battle of Britain Day with Illuminations and a Hurricane fly-pastBlackpool has staged a spectacular tribute to mark the 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain Day.

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Government announce funding for Blackpool Tram service to boost capacityBlackpool Tram is to receive over £300,000 to help increase its service capacity.

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Most popular TikTok of all time soundtracked by Blackpool grime songA Blackpool grime song has now become the soundtrack to the most popular TikTok, from the Hawaii-based Bella Poarch.

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Blackpool FC Community Trust column: Coming together for a new academic year… and tackling lonelinessOver the summer school holiday period we delivered a very successful Blackpool Summer of Fun programme in partnership with Blackpool Council.

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Tactical breakdown shows why Blackpool fans are right to feel encouraged despite opening day defeat to PlymouthTwo days on, Blackpool fans will no doubt still be feeling downbeat about Saturday's defeat to Plymouth Argyle.

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Celtic news: Whelan drops Leeds claim as Rangers and Hoops chase 22yoIn the latest Celtic news Noel Whelan claims Hoops and Rangers target Bright Osay-Samuel was "wanted by Leeds" and expects the player to remain in England.

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These graphs show which areas of Blackpool are seeing an increase in coronavirus casesCases are still on the rise in across the Fylde coast and Lancashire as the Government's 'rule of six' comes into force in parts of he UK.

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Hunt for two men after teenager suffers a broken jaw in late night street attackPolice have released a CCTV image of two men they want to speak to following an attack which left a teenager with a broken jaw.

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Blackpool's potential promotion rivals to miss out on £500k-rated striker as League One clubs eye dealsThe 2020/21 League One campaign is now underway, with the transfer window still in full swing until October.

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Blackpool boss Neil Critchley says: I'm still hugely optimisticNeil Critchley says there are plenty of positives to take from Blackpool's league opener against Plymouth Argyle despite the 1-0 defeat.

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Join Big Conversation and tell us your thoughts on lockdown life in Blackpool and beyondThose months when we could only leave the home for essential tasks were tough - but they also meant that we got to know our neighbours and began to appreciate the freedoms we had lost.

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Plymouth Argyle v Blackpool: Plymouth PubbageA virtual pub crawl of Plymouth, featuring monkey racing, Tiger Prawn, Chilli and Lime Crisps, a pubdog - and a fire poker being wielded as a weapon.

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Avro 2 AFC Blackpool 1: Oldham club have the edge in friendlyAFC suffered a second defeat of pre-season in a tight encounter against a side from the level above them in the North West Counties League.

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Nottingham: Learn From Where We Went Wrong And Go AgainMichael Nottingham believes Blackpool presented themselves with a difficult task, after they conceded early on and fell to a narrow defeat against Plymouth Argyle.

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Plenty of positives despite another blank: Why Blackpool fans shouldn't feel too disheartened about opening day defeat to PlymouthWith Blackpool 1-0 down after three minutes, the pre-season optimism that has engulfed Bloomfield Road in recent weeks and months evaporated in front of our very eyes and, judging by social media, it was the end of the world as we know it.

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Weekly Community Trust UpdateOver the summer school holiday period, in partnership with Blackpool Council, we delivered a very successful Blackpool Summer of Fun programme.

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U18 Report: Blackpool 2 Accrington Stanley 4The U18's suffered defeat in their first game of the season against Accrington Stanley in the North West Youth Alliance.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2020 Blackpool week cancelled"We'll be unable to physically go to Blackpool this series" a BBC spokesperson said - but a Blackpool-themed week may replace the usual trip to the Tower Ballroom.

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Plymouth Argyle's case for the defence in season-opening win against BlackpoolThe defensive trio of Will Aimson, Scott Wootton and Kelland Watts dug deep for the Pilgrims.

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Plymouth Argyle v Blackpool AS IT HAPPENED: Updates as Seasiders start 2020/21 League One campaign with long trip to Home ParkBlackpool make the 642-mile round trip to Devon today to begin their 2020/21 League One campaign against Plymouth Argyle.

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Matt Scrafton's player ratings: Encouraging signs from Demetri Mitchell on debut despite Blackpool's frustrating defeat to PlymouthBlackpool endured a frustrating start to the new season as they went down to a 1-0 defeat at Plymouth Argyle.

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Strictly Come Dancing's Blackpool special cancelled for 2020Strictly Come Dancing will not be visiting Blackpool in 2020, the BBC has confirmed. The traditional trip to the Blackpool Tower ballroom has been.

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'Blackpool will feel like they should have won': Ryan Lowe gives his take on Plymouth's narrow opening day win against the SeasidersRyan Lowe concedes Blackpool will feel rightly aggrieved they've left Home Park empty-handed after suffering a frustrating 1-0 defeat against his Plymouth Argyle side.

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'Just needed to convert one or two of those 18 shots! ': Blackpool fans have their say on frustrating opening day defeat to PlymouthBlackpool were made to pay for a host of missed chances as they went down to a frustrating 1-0 defeat to Plymouth Argyle in their opening game of the season.

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Strictly Come Dancing axes Blackpool show first time in 16 yearsSTRICTLY COME DANCING descends on Blackpool every year for a special instalment and its the episode every contestant wants to be part of.

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'It's a feeling of real frustration': Neil Critchley delivers his verdict on Blackpool's disappointing opening day defeat to PlymouthNeil Critchley spoke of his frustration after Blackpool were made to pay for some glorious missed chances in their opening day defeat to Plymouth Argyle.

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Critchley: Didn't Get What We DeservedNeil Critchley was left frustrated after Blackpool fell to a defeat in their 20/21 season opener against Plymouth Argyle, despite the visitors controlling large parts of the game.

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Plymouth Argyle 1-0 Blackpool: Seasiders made to pay for missed chances in hugely frustrating season openerBlackpool suffered a hugely frustrating defeat to Plymouth Argyle in their opening league game of the season.

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Report: Plymouth Argyle 1 Blackpool 0Blackpool suffered a narrow defeat in their 20/21 curtain raiser against Plymouth Argyle on a frustrating afternoon at Home Park.

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'Let's see how good Demetri Mitchell is': Blackpool fans react as ex-Man Utd defender is handed debut in Blackpool's opener at PlymouthWith James Husband ruled out through injury, Neil Critchley has opted to hand a debut to former Manchester United defender Demetri Mitchell at left-back.

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Strictly cancels Blackpool show because of COVID-19Strictly Come Dancing been forced to swerve its show in the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom because of COVID-19.

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Strictly Come Dancing won't be going to Blackpool for 2020 seriesStrictly Come Dancing axes iconic Blackpool Week for 2020 series due to social distancing measures.

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Team News: Mitchell Makes DebutNeil Critchley has named his team to face Plymouth Argyle in the first game of the 20/21 League One season.

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Plymouth Argyle v Blackpool LIVE: Updates as Seasiders start 2020/21 League One campaign with long trip to Home ParkBlackpool make the 642-mile round trip to Devon today to begin their 2020/21 League One campaign against Plymouth Argyle.

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Neil Critchley believes the goals will come for BlackpoolBlackpool are yet to catch fire in front of goal in the competitive games Neil Critchley has been in charge of but the club's head coach insists he's not unduly concerned.

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Strictly Come Dancing axe Blackpool special for first time in show's history due to coronavirusThe Blackpool show, which is one of the main highlights of the programme has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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A look at Blackpool's opening day record ahead of today's curtain raiser against Plymouth ArgyleAhead of today's curtain raiser at Plymouth Argyle, The Gazette has taken a look back at Blackpool's recent record in opening day fixtures.

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Strictly cancels trip to Blackpool due to Covid-19Strictly Come Dancing has cancelled its annual trip to Blackpool for the BBC One shows Tower Ballroom special due to the Covid-19 emergency.

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Plymouth Argyle vs Blackpool LIVE: Pilgrims win League One season openerLuke Jephcott celebrates with Frank Nouble after giving Argyle a 1-0 lead in the third minute of their League One game against Blackpool at Home Park - Photo: Dan Mullan / Getty Images.

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Blackpool Supporters' Liaison Officer's column: It's like wartime football with modern technologyAnd so it begins, possibly the strangest football season since those regional wartime leagues we've all been told about but are too young to remember.

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Blackpool goalkeeper Chris Maxwell says: If we do our job at Plymouth we'll winIf Blackpool perform to the levels they know they're capable of they will win today's League One opener at Plymouth Argyle.

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Blackpool job centre deal stallsA bid by Blackpool Council to buy a former job centre has stalled after agreement over the price could not be reached.

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Meet the man who changed all the bulbs on Blackpool TowerThis year will be the first time in more than two years that lights on all four sides of the Tower are visible, as last year the lights were dimmed during the illuminations for a bulb replacement project.

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Plymouth Argyle v BlackpoolLive coverage of Saturday's League One game between Plymouth Argyle and Blackpool.

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Coronavirus: New Blackpool to London rail route plans axedThe new route would have linked Blackpool, Preston, Nuneaton, Milton Keynes and London Euston.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Blackpool special cancelled for 2020Contestants will not physically go to Blackpool but they will "celebrate" the venue, the BBC says.

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Blackpool v Barrow Part Deux: Armchair Football v Live FootballSo we're stuck at home for the foreseeable. Is Armchair Football really all that bad?

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Match Preview: Plymouth ArgyleBlackpool face a challenging test as they travel to Plymouth Argyle in the 20/21 League One season opener on Saturday.

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The Brett Ormerod column: Blackpool look good but that increases pressureBlackpool are certainly looking good ahead of the new season.

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Blackpool in the Premier League 10 years on: Victory at Newcastle overshadowed by sadnessIt's 10 years since Blackpool graced the top-flight and we're retelling the story week-by-week of that sensational season in the big time.

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Under 18's Preview: Accrington StanleyThe under 18's get their Youth Alliance season underway this weekend, as they welcome Accrington Stanley to Myerscough College.

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The Matt Scrafton column: An extraordinary season in so many ways for BlackpoolSo here we are, approaching the dawn of yet another season. Only this one promises to be like no other.

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Blackpool boss Neil Critchley ponders new challenge at Plymouth with no home fans to keep quietHaving to face newly-promoted Plymouth Argyle without fans could be considered an advantage for Blackpool, but head coach Neil Critchley believes it's a huge shame they will begin their league campaign without spectators.

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EFL 2020-21: How can I watch or follow my team this season?As the new English Football League season begins on Friday behind closed doors, how can fans follow their club?

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Avanti remains 'committed' with Blackpool to London route after Grand Central axe plansAvanti West Coast said it will continue to run its services between Blackpool and London despite rival Grand Central axing plans to run the route.

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Matchday Prizes, Predictions And MoreAs the new campaign gets underway, the Sky Bet EFL Rewards App returns with even more prizes, features and opportunities for Blackpool fans to be rewarded for their never-ending support this season.

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Critchley: Important We Look To Stamp Our Authority On The GameNeil Critchley is anticipating a difficult contest against Plymouth Argyle on Saturday, but hopes his Blackpool side can kick off the season on a positive note.

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Council and MPs remain optimistic about rail services on the Fylde coast after Blackpool to London route plan is scrappedMPs and Blackpool Council are remaining optimistic about rail services in the resort after a planned £21m train service project linking Blackpool to London hit the buffers.

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Lancashire news LIVE: Missing mum-of-eight not seen since last FridayKeep track of what is is happening in and around Lancashire today.

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Plymouth Argyle expert on Green Army's hopes for the season, summer transfer activity and Ryan Hardie ahead of league curtain raiser against BlackpoolLeague One newcomers Plymouth Argyle are Blackpool's first league opponents this weekend.

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Blackpool woman completes mammoth triathlon to raise awareness around women's reproductive healthA woman from Blackpool has completed a huge triathlon in the French Alps to raise awareness of women's reproductive health.

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Tower InsuranceBlackpool FC is pleased to announce Tower Insurance Brokers as the Club's new short sponsors for the 20/21 season.

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Neil Critchley: Long wait for league action is almost over and we're ready to goNeil Critchley says his Blackpool side are itching to return to league action some 185 days on from their last outing.

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