96 Championship free agents and counting for Blackburn Rovers, PNE & Blackpool to eye

Could any be of interest to our Lancashire clubs?
LANCS.LIVE 3 hours ago

Blackpool's Jake Daniels 'overwhelmed' by love and support he's been shown since coming out

Jake Daniels says he’s been incredibly touched by all the “love and support” he’s received since coming out as gay.
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE 4 hours ago

Blackpool fans' group questions purpose of FA's investigation into Marvin Ekpiteta's historical tweets

Blackpool’s leading supporters’ group has written to the FA questioning the purpose of their investigation into Marvin Ekpiteta’s historical...
LYTHAMSTANNES EXPRESS 4 hours ago

The secret to Marvin Ekpiteta's double award winning Blackpool season

A terrific year on the pitch for the Seasiders centre-half
LANCS.LIVE 4 hours ago

Owner Andy Pilley leads tributes to Fleetwood Town ‘legend’ Barrie McLoughlin

Get all of the latest Football news from Blackpool Gazette. Providing fresh perspective online for news across the UK
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE 5 hours ago

Blackpool's Jake Daniels praised by Preston North End boss Ryan Lowe

The forward recently became the only openly gay professional footballer
LANCS.LIVE 6 hours ago

Jake Daniels has become an overnight icon for bravely coming out – the Blackpool starlet is a credit to football

MANY a football follower has been overcome by back-page boredom from the same old story of Gareth Bale’s constant squabble with the people who run...
THE SUN 16 hours ago

Blackpool FC Community Trust: A fitting finale for Fit2Go

Get all of the latest Football news from Blackpool Gazette. Providing fresh perspective online for news across the UK
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE 20 hours ago

Chris Neal and Luke Conlan sign new AFC Fylde contracts

Get all of the latest Football news from Blackpool Gazette. Providing fresh perspective online for news across the UK
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE 20 hours ago

Blackpool's PFA community champion Jordan Gabriel is motivated to do more on the Fylde Coast

The Seasiders full back has become a face of the club in the local area since his arrival
LANCS.LIVE 24 hours ago

Memory Match: Blackpool humble Premier League Wigan Athletic in the cup as special season beckons

With Blackpool due to renew acquaintances with Wigan Athletic in the Championship next season, The Gazette takes a look back at a previous...
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE May 20

Neil Critchley makes somewhat surprising admission after Blackpool’s Championship return

Neil Critchley has revealed his highlight of the season as Blackpool manager. The Tangerines have had some big results in an otherwise mixed...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK May 20

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FOOTBALLNEWS May 20

'A lot of courage' - Manchester City's Jack Grealish gives verdict on Blackpool's Jake Daniels

The Manchester City star has spoken on Daniels' decision to announce he is gay
LANCS.LIVE May 20

Neil Critchley picks out his highlight of Blackpool's season - and it’s not what you might think

Neil Critchley has revealed one of the major highlights of Blackpool’s return to the Championship actually came in defeat.
LYTHAMSTANNES EXPRESS May 20

Key dates for Blackburn Rovers, PNE and Blackpool including fixture release and World Cup pause

The new campaign will begin on the weekend of 30 July 2022
LANCS.LIVE May 19

Barrhead politician backs gay footballer's "courage"

MSP Paul O'Kane has tabled a Holyrood motion in support of Blackpool's Jake Daniels
DAILY RECORD May 19

Ex-Blackpool loanee John Lundstram believes Rangers 'let everyone down' in Europa League defeat

The Rangers midfielder made 17 appearances for the Seasiders during his time on loan from Everton
LANCS.LIVE May 19

Former Blackpool loanee will be out to rub salt into Rangers' wounds in Scottish Cup final

Former Blackpool striker Ellis Simms has the chance to cap off a memorable couple of seasons with another piece of silverware this weekend.
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE May 19

Blackpool Tower lit up in support of Jake Daniels

Blackpool Tower is lit up for the rest of this week in respecct and support of Blackpool FC footballer Jake Daniels, who has announced he is gay.
LYTHAMSTANNES EXPRESS May 19

Blackpool fans give Josh Bowler verdict and set targets for next Championship campaign

The Seasiders will look to kick on again in their second Championship campaign
LANCS.LIVE May 19

Former Blackpool assistant Colin Calderwood set to join Russell Martin at Swansea City

The 57-year-old left the Seasiders to join Northampton Town as their assistant last season
LANCS.LIVE May 19

The punishment EFL clubs could face for pitch invasions - following incidents at Nottingham Forest, Huddersfield Town and Northampton Town games

Partial stadium closures could be considered in the EFL next season in an attempt to crack down on pitch invasions.
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE May 19

Jake Daniels forgives Blackpool team-mate Ekpiteta over resurfaced homophobic tweets

Jake Daniels, the 17-year-old Blackpool player who came out as gay this week, signalled forgiveness for team-mate Marvin Ekpiteta over resurfaced...
GOAL.COM May 18

Jake Daniels sends message to Blackpool teammate Marvin Ekpiteta after homophobic tweets

Jake Daniels made the brave decision to come out as gay this week and the Blackpool star has accepted an apology from teammate Marvin Ekpiteta...
MIRROR May 18

Jake Daniels tells Blackpool team-mate Marvin Ekpiteta he is ‘proud’ of him after apology for homophobic posts

Daniels says Ekpiteta's posts 'do not define' him after his team-mate admitted using 'offensive and completely inappropriate language' in historic...
INEWS.CO.UK May 18

Jake Daniels defends Blackpool teammate Marvin Ekpiteta over historic homophobic posts on Twitter

'What you said ten years ago at 17 years old doesn’t define the man you are today.'
METRO.CO.UK May 18

Sunny finale for Blackpool and District Youth Football League

The final matches of the Blackpool and District Youth Football League season were played in glorious sunshine and the teams shone too.
FLEETWOODTODAY.CO.UK May 18

Simon Jordan insists judgement over historical tweets ‘absolutely ridiculous’ as Blackpool player Marvin Ekpiteta apologises for homophobic posts after Jake Daniels announced he is gay

Simon Jordan believes it is ‘absolutely ridiculous’ that players are being punished for historical tweets, after Marvin Ekpiteta deleted and...
TALKSPORT May 18

Jake Daniels sends support to teammate after apologising for historic anti-gay tweets

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels has become the first active gay footballer in the UK for three decades and the teenager has been widely celebrated...
DAILY STAR May 18

Jake Daniels defends Blackpool teammate after old homophobic comments emerge

Jake Daniels shows support for teammate that’s been called out for homophobic comments. In the midst of the...
PUNDITARENA.COM May 18

The most high-profile personalities to offer their support to Blackpool's Jake Daniels - from Jurgen Klopp and Harry Kane to Boris Johnson and Prince William

Two days on from Jake Daniels’ historic announcement, the Blackpool footballer continues to receive a wave of support from people both within and...
LYTHAMSTANNES EXPRESS May 18

Pivotal moment in football – Anita Asante on Jake Daniels coming out as gay

Blackpool forward Daniels made the announcement about his sexuality via a statement published on the club’s official website on Monday.
SHROPSHIRESTAR.COM May 18

Jake Daniels leaps to Blackpool team-mate Marvin Ekpiteta’s defence after deleted homophobic tweets emerge

BLACKPOOL starlet Jake Daniels has defended team-mate Marvin Ekpiteta after the defender’s homophobic tweets emerged online. The 17-year-old...
THE SUN May 18

Jake Daniels publicly backs Marvin Ekpiteta after Blackpool teammate apologises over historical tweets

Jake Daniels has publicly backed his Blackpool teammate Marvin Ekpiteta after the defender issued an apology for historical tweets.
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE May 18

Blackpool's Jake Daniels supports Marvin Ekpiteta as FA investigate historic homophobic tweets

The centre half posted a number of inappropriate tweets from 2012 to 2013 which he deleted following Jake Daniels announcement
LANCS.LIVE May 18

Jake Daniels' Blackpool teammate apologises after historical homophobic posts emerge

Earlier this week the 17-year-old Blackpool player came out to the footballing world and was met with plenty of support and acceptance from many...
MIRROR May 18

Jake Daniels: Reaction as professional footballer at Blackpool publicly comes out as gay

Daniels’ brave decision to come out marks a potential turning point in English football.
THE STAR May 18

This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield praises gay Blackpool FC player Jake Daniels for coming out

Get all of the latest People news from Blackpool Gazette. Providing fresh perspective online for news across the UK
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE May 18

This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield as praised gay Blackpool FC player for coming out

Phillip Schofield praised Blackpool footballer Jake Daniels as 'amazing' after he came out earlier this week.
LYTHAMSTANNES EXPRESS May 18

League of Ireland hero praises first openly gay player in 30 years Jake Daniels

Danny Ventre has coached Daniels at Blackpool since the striker was 12
IRISH MIRROR May 18

Blackpool captain Chris Maxwell 'so proud' of Jake Daniels and expects fans to support striker

The 17-year-old made the decision to become the only openly gay active professional men's footballer in a TV interview on Monday
LANCS.LIVE May 18

Blackpool captain Chris Maxwell says club will allow Jake Daniels to thrive - on and off the pitch

Blackpool captain Chris Maxwell says the club will strive to create a safe environment for Jake Daniels to thrive in - both on and off the pitch.
FLEETWOODTODAY.CO.UK May 18

EFL commends Blackpool for the way it dealt with Jake Daniels' decision to come out as gay

The EFL has commended Blackpool Football Club for the way it dealt with Jake Daniels’ decision to come out.
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE May 18

FA investigating historic tweets by Blackpool's Marvin Ekpiteta after Daniels came out as gay

The Seasiders central defender apologised for the comments he made as a 17-year-old
LANCS.LIVE May 18

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp sends message to Jake Daniels after Blackpool star comes out as gay

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels came out as gay in a televised interview on Monday afternoon
LIVERPOOL ECHO May 18

Blackpool's Ekpiteta apologises for and deletes homophobic social media posts after team-mate Daniels comes out as gay

Blackpool's Marvin Ekpiteta has apologised for and deleted a series of homophobic social media posts after seeing his team-mate Jake Daniels come...
GOAL.COM May 18

'Really proud' - Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's support message for Blackpool's Jake Daniels

The Seasiders youngster has become the only active gay professional footballer in the UK
LANCS.LIVE May 18

Blackpool captain sorry after deleting homophobic tweets on day Jake Daniels came out

17-year-old Jake Daniels came out in an historic TV interview earlier this week, becoming just the second openly gay British footballer in history...
DAILY STAR May 18

Jurgen Klopp says he is '100 per cent sure' football will support Blackpool forward Jake Daniels

The Blackpool striker became the first openly gay male footballer in Britain to come out while still playing since Justin Fashanu in 1990 after...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE May 18

Marvin Ekpiteta apologises for historical tweets that emerged after Blackpool teammate came out as gay

Blackpool’s Marvin Ekpiteta has apologised for “offensive” and “completely inappropriate” historical tweets that emerged after Jake Daniels came...
FLEETWOODTODAY.CO.UK May 18

Football will support openly gay Blackpool forward Jake Daniels, says Liverpool boss Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp commended Blackpool forward Jake Daniels after the 17-year-old publicly revealed he was gay earlier this week.
GOAL.COM May 18

Blackpool’s Marvin Ekpiteta apologises for ‘offensive and inappropriate’ tweets

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels had become the first Briton in the men’s professional game to come out publicly as gay since Justin Fashanu in 1990.
NEWSCHAINONLINE.COM May 17

Blackpool defender Marvin Ekpiteta apologies for decade-old tweets after teammate comes out as gay

The centre half posted a number of inappropriate tweets from 2012 to 2013 which he deleted following Jake Daniels announcement
LANCS.LIVE May 17

We'll look after Jake Daniels, English football is finally ready for this

You will know Jake Daniels by now. He is 17, he is Blackpool academy's top scorer with 30 goals and a Blackpool supporter. With the club since he...
DAILY MAIL ONLINE May 17

Daniels' team-mate Ekpiteta apologises for historical social media posts

Blackpool defender Marvin Ekpiteta has apologised for historical homophobic social media posts which have left him embarrassed in the wake of...
SKYSPORTS May 17

Blackpool FC’s captain deleted homophobic tweets on the day teammate Jake Daniels revealed he was gay

BLACKPOOL FC’s captain deleted homophobic tweets on the day teammate Jake Daniels revealed he was gay. Defender Marvin Ekpiteta, 26, wiped the...
THE SUN May 17

Blackpool captain deleted homophobic tweets on the day teammate Jake Daniels revealed he was gay

BLACKPOOL FC’s captain deleted homophobic tweets on the day teammate Jake Daniels revealed he was gay. Defender Marvin Ekpiteta, 26, wiped the...
THE SCOTTISH SUN May 17

Jake Daniels’s decision to come out gives young fans the role model they need

The decision by Jake Daniels, a 17-year-old striker for Blackpool FC, to speak openly about his sexuality is one that has meant an enormous amount...
THETIMES.CO.UK May 17

Saudi-owned Newcastle United face backlash for tweet supporting gay footballer Jake Daniels

Blackpool FC player Daniels, 17, yesterday became only the second British football player in history to come out while still playing.
DAILY MAIL ONLINE May 17

Former Preston North End and Blackpool boss Simon Grayson favourite for job at Hartlepool United

Grayson was most recently at Fleetwood Town where he was sacked in October 2021 after seven defeats in his last eight games.
LANCS.LIVE May 17

Stonewall condemn homophobic abuse against Blackpool forward Jake Daniels after revealing he is gay

The 17-year-old made the brave announcement in a television interview on Monday evening
LANCS.LIVE May 17

Cardiff City finalise transfer swoop for 28-y/o

Cardiff City have signed Jak Alnwick on a free transfer from St. Mirren. #CardiffCity have signed former #NUFC goalkeeper Jal Alnwick from St...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK May 17

Leeds United LGBT supporters group Marching Out Together applaud landmark Blackpool striker Jake Daniels

Leeds United LGBTQ+ supporters group Marching Out Together have championed the response to Blackpool forward Jake Daniels coming out as gay
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST May 17

Duke of Cambridge praises Blackpool footballer Jake Daniels who has come out as gay

Jake is the first professional in the UK men's game for more than 30 years to come out while still playing
HULL LIVE May 17

Former Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer sacked by Salford City after missing out on League Two play-offs

Former Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer has been sacked as manager of League Two side Salford City.
LYTHAMSTANNES EXPRESS May 17

Jake Daniels’ former teacher commends ‘inspirational bravery’ as teenager becomes first openly gay professional footballer in 30 years

Get all of the latest Football news from Blackpool Gazette. Providing fresh perspective online for news across the UK
BLACKPOOL GAZETTE May 17

Former Blackpool boss considered for Hartlepool job alongside ex-Newcastle United and Watford defender

Former Blackpool boss Simon Grayson is being considered for the vacant Hartlepool United job, according to reports.
LYTHAMSTANNES EXPRESS May 17

Prince William praises Blackpool's Daniels for coming out

Britain's Prince William offered praise and support to Jake Daniels after the Blackpool forward came out as gay, saying he hoped the groundbreaking...
INDIATIMES.COM May 17
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