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Post by Jimmymaccer » Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:25 am

Good on ‘em.........

hope they enjoy their day today.............

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Re: Blackpool

Post by gawthorpe_view » Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:23 am

12,000 meeting at the tower before marching to the ground in time for kick-off, should be quite a spectacle.
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Re: Blackpool

Post by bfccrazy » Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:58 am

gawthorpe_view wrote:12,000 meeting at the tower before marching to the ground in time for kick-off, should be quite a spectacle.
It’ll probably look like Burnley fans when we played them on Good Friday :lol:

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Lord Rothbury » Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:58 am

Lets hope Southend spoil the party

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Duffer_ » Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:12 am

Lord Rothbury wrote:Lets hope Southend spoil the party
Boooo. As one who lived in Blackpool for a while, has been chased by their fans and had to restrain my Dad in the home end at Bloomfield Road, I still wish them well for today.

Oh, also got a tenner on them at evens.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by ClaretTony » Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:53 am

Absolutely brilliant for them today. They have stuck to their guns with their fight against Oyston, even when they won promotion a couple of seasons ago. They deserve today and they will feel like winners no matter what the result.
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Re: Blackpool

Post by theroyaldyche » Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:54 am

aye, come on southend

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Re: Blackpool

Post by COBBLE » Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:56 am

There is a message of hope here for real supporters everywhere. Professionally and unselfishly run, with a good business plan, this club could
be more successful than most in towns much larger.

Like many on here I have memories of trips to Bloomfield Rd following BFC including trying to sleep in a lifeboat on the prom after a night in Jenkinsons in the middle of winter. Didn't last long.
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Re: Blackpool

Post by Cubanclaret » Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:57 am

Never minded Blackpool, I liked the tangerines - goes back to the 4th division days when we rivals for promotion, plus one of my best mates at school in 6th form was a Pool fan and a diamond geezer. Always brought a decent following to Turf too.
Good luck to em.
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Re: Blackpool

Post by tim_noone » Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:03 pm

COBBLE wrote:There is a message of hope here for real supporters everywhere. Professionally and unselfishly run, with a good business plan, this club could
be more successful than most in towns much larger.

Like many on here I have memories of trips to Bloomfield Rd following BFC including trying to sleep in a lifeboat on the prom after a night in Jenkinsons in the middle of winter. Didn't last long.
Jenks....Happy days!
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Re: Blackpool

Post by Duffer_ » Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:34 pm

Jenks...Family Cat, Charlatans, Bradford, Carter USM..some great nights. Didn't ever know it as 'Jenkinsons' tbh.

Edit: they used to sell poppers behind the bar for a while - ha ha

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Re: Blackpool

Post by icu81b4 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:34 pm

Jenkinsons (Jenks) was a great live music venue, I played in there often.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Tribesmen » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:42 pm

Hope they win well today .
Best of luck to the fans who stuck by what they believed .
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Re: Blackpool

Post by tim_noone » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:47 pm

icu81b4 wrote:Jenkinsons (Jenks) was a great live music venue, I played in there often.
Became "rumours" after....preferred it as jenks..I'm sure i was in when the Tourists played there. The Adam n Eve and 007 all popular in the seventies.followed by a trip to the shari grill facing the old odeon cinema.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Duffer_ » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:27 pm

Just Ji's anyone? Alternative night on Mondays, near the bus station. A smallish but loyal crowd sustained a scene in Blackpool for a while.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Goody1975 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:29 pm

Expecting a crowd of 41,000 this afternoon.
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Re: Blackpool

Post by tim_noone » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:38 pm

Duffer_ wrote:Just Ji's anyone? Alternative night on Mondays, near the bus station. A smallish but loyal crowd sustained a scene in Blackpool for a while.

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There was a night club right next to the Bus station ..where sainsburys is...can't think for the name of me what it was called?a great night out in the seventies/ eighties for Locals .lived in Blacpool for seven good years!

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Re: Blackpool

Post by ClaretTony » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:51 pm

COBBLE wrote:There is a message of hope here for real supporters everywhere
Absolutely - they've stuck to their guns, fought for what was right. It has taken time but they've won. No matter what happens to their club now, through them it is Oyston free.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by ElectroClaret » Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:59 pm

Sounds like a great atmosphere on R/lancs.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Duffer_ » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:00 pm

tim_noone wrote:There was a night club right next to the Bus station ..where sainsburys is...can't think for the name of me what it was called?a great night out in the seventies/ eighties for Locals .lived in Blacpool for seven good years!
It was, as you say right next to the bus station, down the stairs. All mirrors and black interior, compact and intimate, bar on the left, dancefloor on the right. I used to go from about 1989/90 onwards.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Bosscat » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:24 pm

Oooops are Sarfend going to spoil the Tangerine Dream

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Re: Blackpool

Post by tim_noone » Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:25 pm

Duffer_ wrote:It was, as you say right next to the bus station, down the stairs. All mirrors and black interior, compact and intimate, bar on the left, dancefloor on the right. I used to go from about 1989/90 onwards.

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Yes went there.... But there was another bigger place over two floors to the Left further up.. It will come to me..tbh it was Like the circ over 2 floors. Utc! Got it.....The Squires nightclub on Cookson st.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Leisure » Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:03 pm

2 - 2. Southend score own goal in the 96th minute.

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Pimlico_Claret » Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:21 pm

tim_noone wrote:Yes went there.... But there was another bigger place over two floors to the Left further up.. It will come to me..tbh it was Like the circ over 2 floors. Utc! Got it.....The Squires nightclub on Cookson st.
Disinfectant bath required after a night in there

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Re: Blackpool

Post by ClaretTony » Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:57 pm

Bosscat wrote:Oooops are Sarfend going to spoil the Tangerine Dream
That was impossible today - the result hardly mattered at all - the dream was an Oyston free club and they've got it. Fantastic attendance too of 15,871.
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Re: Blackpool

Post by tim_noone » Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:01 pm

Pimlico_Claret wrote:Disinfectant bath required after a night in there
You were probably a trader jacks type..

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Re: Blackpool

Post by Pimlico_Claret » Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:48 pm

tim_noone wrote:You were probably a trader jacks type..
You know all the places Tim, hope you have sorted your medical problems out since moving away :D

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Re: Blackpool

Post by tim_noone » Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:59 pm

Thats a Rash comment but yes a Clean bill of health thanks.

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