Fleetwood Town have yet to find their Decimus Burton in the dugout it would appear. There are few flashes of genius emanating from the management team and even fewer coherent after-match sentences which might gee up the Cod Army faithful. Continue reading Sowerby, Morris & The Lack of Room Service at ‘Hotel Fleetwood’
Everything points to the 6th May when Fleetwood Town released a staggering 14 players. It may not feel like it given the less than stellar performances of some on the list or the inconsequentialness of others, but a mood, a group of players was broken up. Continue reading Five Months after the Fleetwood Cull
The Return of 4-4-2 and Hearty Optimism: Town 2 Getafe 0
Fleetwood sought forgiveness from their wailing fans this evening – a sixth effort at pre-season victory in danger (on paper) of becoming the sad march of a funeral cortege. Continue reading Fleetwood’s Iceman Cometh
Fleetwood Frazzled: Town 0 Burnley 2
There was something of the office world in this performance – bland, mechanical, without real invention. Meeting a team two divisions above you (based on 2014/15) is clearly a hard proposition but Fleetwood offered little by way of hunger, impromptu football and penetrative guile. Continue reading Fleetwood Town – Running out of Coke and Crisps?
Pieces on Neil McDonald (Blackpool) and David Ball (Fleetwood) for the discerning reader…
Blackpool FC’s fall from Premier League glamour in 2010/11 to League One obscurity five years later is to many the consequence of blinkeredness and a Kafkaesque environment where only the wrong are right. Continue reading Neil McDonald: Humble Man