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Arsenal squeeze past Blackpool after Mattéo Guendouzi’s dismissal

Arsenal got a scare from spirited Blackpool before creeping into the Carabao Cup quarter-finals. The hosts seemed at ease when Stephan Lichtsteiner and Emile Smith-Rowe put them two goals up, but Mattéo Guendouzi received a red card before Paudie O’Con…

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Blackpool FC, a Kyrgyzstan money-laundering conviction and a non-takeover

Valeri Belokon thought he had the go-ahead to take over Blackpool from Owen Oyston but a court hearing in Kyrgyzstan – which he says ignored natural justice – has the club in limboWhen the Latvian bank mogul Valeri Belokon won his landmark high court c…

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Football League: Blackpool comeback thriller, horror start for Harry Kewell

MacLaughlin makes historic save, Peterborough stay top Leaders Lincoln lose at Crawley, Newport move levelBlackpool, 2-0 down to Bradford with only six minutes left to play, came back for a 3-2 win. David Hopkin looked on course for a first victory as …

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Bouncebackability: a word coined for the play-offs that fits them perfectly

The best preparation a team can have for a play-off final is the experience of losing one the year beforeBy Richard Foster, author of The Agony and the EcstasyIain Dowie coined the word bouncebackability in the 2003-04 season when describing how his Cr…

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Premier League failed to enforce ban on Owen Oyston at Blackpool

• League took view Oyston did not pass ‘fit and proper person’ test• Oyston was told in 2010 but never complied with disqualificationThe Premier League failed to enforce an official ban on Owen Oyston being the owner and a director of Blackpool followi…

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The curious case of Blackpool versus Football League’s ownership rules | David Conn

Valeri Belokon could release the Oyston grip on the League One club but is barred under the EFL’s owners’ and directors’ testAt Blackpool, a football club that retains a seaside air of old-school dash despite its modern disgraces, an end to the current…

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Karl Oyston steps down as chairman of Blackpool in apparent rift

• Owner’s son had been a director of Blackpool for 20 years• Oyston family owe Valeri Belokon more than £20mThe crisis at Blackpool football club has developed into an apparent rift within the Oyston family who own it, as the chairman Karl Oyston has s…

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Blackpool’s Oystons miss deadline for £10m payment to Belokon

• Blackpool owners ask more time to pay overdue £10m• Payment is second instalment of £31.27m owedOwen Oyston and his son Karl, the owners of Blackpool football club, are understood to have missed the 31 January deadline for the second £10m instalment …

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Quiet, thoughtful and good – Jimmy Armfield was a top manager | Gordon McQueen

Jimmy Armfield didn’t shout when I had to miss Leeds’ 1975 European Cup final through suspension and I’ll never forget how he treated my mum and dadJimmy Armfield’s time in management is often overlooked and that’s understandable in a way because it ca…

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Former England captain Jimmy Armfield dies aged 82 – video obituary

The former England captain Jimmy Armfield has died aged 82. He spent his entire career playing for Blackpool, featuring in more than 600 matches for the club. At one time Armfield was regarded as the best right-back in the world. He was part of Sir Alf…

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Jimmy Armfield obituary

Blackpool and England footballer who was a member of the winning World Cup squad of 1966Around the time of the World Cup quarter-finals in 1966, the footballer Jimmy Armfield, who has died aged 82, was asked what chance he thought England had of winnin…

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Jimmy Armfield, former England captain, dies aged 82

• Armfield played 627 games for Blackpool in 17 years at the club• Defender was part of England’s World Cup squad in 1966The World Cup winner, ex-England captain and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield has died at the age of 82.Armfield, who played 627 matc…

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Said & Done: ‘It was clumsy. But there was no racist intent’ – Alexei Sorokin

The week in football – also featuring: Sam Oyston, Fifa and tapping up Related: Spartak Moscow in racism row after controversial video posted on Twitter Continue reading…

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Said & Done: ‘People think we’re asset-stripping. It’s absolutely ridiculous’

The week in football – also featuring: Karren Brady, Colombia and timid, tiny puppies Karl Oyston: found to have “illegitimately stripped” Blackpool of £26.77m. The ruling came 10 months after he called fans protesting about asset-stripping “a busted f…

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Football League: Portsmouth win five-goal thriller while Bradford slip up

Plymouth Argyle upset Bradford City, Yeovil Town’s 660-mile round trip ends in tears and a 550th appearance for James Coppinger in a Doncaster shirt• Bloomfield Road started the day at the centre of “increased attention” and by full-time, it was much t…

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Football League: Portsmouth win five-goal thriller while Bradford slip up

Plymouth Argyle upset Bradford City, Yeovil Town’s 660-mile round trip ends in tears and a 550th appearance for James Coppinger in a Doncaster shirt• Bloomfield Road started the day at the centre of “increased attention” and by full-time, it was much t…

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Referee Ben Toner dropped from Blackpool game after Oystons court verdict

• Jon Moss takes over at Bloomfield Road due to ‘increased attention’• Ben Toner’s name caused amusement following ruling against OystonsThe referee Ben Toner has been taken off Blackpool’s League One match against Portsmouth, days after the majority o…

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Referee Ben Toner dropped from Blackpool game after Oystons court verdict

• Jon Moss takes over at Bloomfield Road due to ‘increased attention’• Ben Toner’s name caused amusement following ruling against OystonsThe referee Ben Toner has been taken off Blackpool’s League One match against Portsmouth, days after the majority o…

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Blackpool put up for sale by Oyston family

• Owen and Karl Oyston to ‘appeal elements’ of Monday’s high court ruling• Blackpool football club and its properties arm put up for sale by directorsBlackpool have been put up for sale by the Oyston family, who have instructed their counsel to appeal …

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Blackpool’s demise makes a mockery of football’s fit and proper persons test | David Conn

The Oystons’ stewardship of the club has left so much to be desired and the idea the Football League is powerless because of an outdated rule must be addressedAfter the devastating, 163-page ruling of a high court judge that Owen Oyston and his son Kar…