2017–18 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool
2017–18 season
ChairmanKarl Oyston
ManagerGary Bowyer
StadiumBloomfield Road
League One12th
FA CupFirst Round
EFL CupFirst Round
EFL TrophyThird Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Kyle Vassell (11)
All: Kyle Vassell (11)

The 2017–18 season is Blackpool F.C.'s 109th season in the Football League, and their first season back in League One following promotion from the 2016–17 Football League Two Play-Offs, against Exeter. Along with competing in League One, the club is also participating in the FA Cup, League Cup and Football League Trophy.

The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

First-team squad[edit]

No. Name Pos. Nat. Place of Birth Age Apps Goals Signed from Date signed Fee Ends
Goalkeepers
1 Ben Williams GK England Manchester 35 6 0 Bury 3 July 2017 Free 2018
25 Myles Boney GK England 20 4 0 Academy 1 July 2015 Trainee Undisclosed
28 Joe Lumley GK England Harlow 23 18 0 Queens Park Rangers 8 January 2018 Loan 2018
37 Christoffer Mafoumbi GK Republic of the CongoFrance Roubaix 24 6 0 Free State Stars 20 July 2017 Free 2019
Defenders
2 Kelvin Mellor RB England Crewe 27 89 14 Plymouth Argyle 4 July 2016 Free 2018
3 Andy Taylor LB England Blackburn 32 61 2 Walsall 1 July 2016 Free 2018
5 Clark Robertson CB/LB Scotland Aberdeen 24 137 5 Aberdeen 1 July 2015 Free 2018
6 Will Aimson CB/DM England Christchurch 24 69 0 Hull City 14 January 2016 Undisclosed 2018
12 Nick Anderton LB England Preston 22 11 0 Barrow 1 July 2017 £75,000 2019
16 Curtis Tilt CB England Walsall 26 45 1 Wrexham 1 July 2017 Undisclosed 2019
20 Oliver Turton RB England Manchester 25 43 1 Crewe Alexandra 1 July 2017 Free 2019
Midfielders
4 Jim McAlister CM Scotland Rothesay 32 80 1 Dundee 29 July 2015 Free 2018
8 Sessi D'Almeida DM BeninFrance Bordeaux 22 27 1 Barnsley 19 August 2017 Undisclosed 2018
14 Jimmy Ryan CM Republic of IrelandEngland Liverpool 29 38 3 Fleetwood Town 6 July 2017 Free 2019
15 Sean Longstaff CM England North Shields 20 45 9 Newcastle United 21 July 2017 Loan 2018
17 Viv Solomon-Otabor LW NigeriaEngland London 22 46 5 Birmingham City 26 July 2017 Loan 2018
23 Colin Daniel LM England Eastwood 30 85 8 Port Vale 1 July 2016 Free 2019
24 Callum Cooke AM England Peterlee 21 33 2 Middlesbrough 18 July 2017 Loan 2018
44 Jay Spearing DM England Wallasey 29 34 0 Bolton Wanderers 4 October 2017 Free 2018
Forwards
7 Kyle Vassell CF England Milton Keynes 26 71 24 Peterborough United 1 July 2016 Free 2018
9 Mark Cullen CF England Ashington 26 92 22 Luton Town 30 June 2015 £180,000 2018
10 Max Clayton SS England Crewe 23 7 1 Bolton Wanderers 1 July 2017 Free 2019
11 Armand Gnanduillet CF Ivory CoastFrance Angers 25 57 10 Leyton Orient 19 August 2016 Free 2018
18 Danny Philliskirk CF England Oldham 27 72 11 Oldham Athletic 7 January 2016 Undisclosed 2018
19 Jamille Matt CF Jamaica 28 39 3 Fleetwood Town 1 July 2016 Free 2018
21 Dolly Menga CF Angola Verviers 25 8 0 Free agent 10 November 2017 Free 2018
22 Dan Agyei CF England Kingston upon Thames 21 9 0 Burnley 18 January 2018 Loan 2018
27 Scott Quigley CF England Shrewsbury 25 8 0 The New Saints 16 August 2017 £35,000 2019
30 Nathan Delfouneso CF England Birmingham 27 120 22 Swindon Town 21 January 2017 Free 2018
32 Rowan Roache CF Republic of Ireland 18 5 0 Academy 5 December 2016 Trainee 2019
36 Raul Correia CF Angola 25 1 0 Radcliffe Borough 31 January 2017 Undisclosed 2018

Statistics[edit]

As of 6 May 2018[1]
No. Pos Nat Player Total League One FA Cup League Cup League Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK England Ben Williams 6 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
2 DF England Kelvin Mellor 34 6 26+3 5 1 0 0 0 4 1
3 DF England Andy Taylor 13 0 4+3 0 1 0 1 0 3+1 0
4 MF Scotland Jim McAlister 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0
5 DF Scotland Clark Robertson 40 3 39 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
6 DF England Will Aimson 22 0 13+4 0 1 0 1 0 2+1 0
7 FW England Kyle Vassell 29 11 29 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 MF Benin Sessi D'Almeida 27 1 12+11 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
9 FW England Mark Cullen 9 0 3+6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 FW England Max Clayton 7 1 0+2 0 0 0 1 0 4 1
11 FW Ivory Coast Armand Gnanduillet 31 5 9+17 4 0+1 0 1 1 1+2 0
12 DF England Nick Anderton 11 0 3+1 0 1 0 1 0 5 0
14 MF Republic of Ireland Jimmy Ryan 38 3 36 3 1 0 0 0 1 0
15 MF England Sean Longstaff 45 9 37+5 8 0+1 0 1 0 1 1
16 DF England Curtis Tilt 45 1 42 1 0 0 0 0 3 0
17 MF Nigeria Viv Solomon-Otabor 46 5 35+9 5 0+1 0 0 0 1 0
18 FW England Danny Philliskirk 26 6 7+12 2 1 1 0+1 0 5 3
20 DF England Oliver Turton 43 1 41 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
21 FW Angola Dolly Menga 8 0 0+8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 FW England Dan Agyei 9 0 1+8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 MF England Colin Daniel 45 4 43+1 4 0 0 1 0 0 0
24 MF England Callum Cooke 33 2 18+11 2 1 0 0 0 3 0
28 GK England Joe Lumley 18 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
29 DF England Peter Hartley 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
30 FW England Nathan Delfouneso 46 9 29+11 9 1 0 1 0 2+2 0
32 FW Republic of Ireland Rowan Roache 4 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0+3 0
35 FW England Finlay Sinclair-Smith 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+2 1
37 GK Republic of the Congo Christoffer Mafoumbi 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
43 DF England Caleb Richards 2 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0 1 0
44 MF England Jay Spearing 34 0 30+3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Player(s) out on loan:
19 FW Jamaica Jamille Matt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
27 FW England Scott Quigley 14 0 0+9 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
36 FW Angola Raul Correia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Player(s) who left the club:
21 MF Nigeria Bright Osayi-Samuel 4 0 2+2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 GK England Ryan Allsop 23 0 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
34 MF United States Sebastien Des Pres 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Goals record[edit]

As of 6 May 2018
Rank No. Nat. Po. Name League One FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Total
1 7 England CF Kyle Vassell 11 0 0 0 11
2 15 England CM Sean Longstaff 8 0 0 1 9
30 England CF Nathan Delfouneso 9 0 0 0 9
4 2 England RB Kelvin Mellor 6 0 0 1 7
5 18 England CF Danny Philliskirk 2 1 0 3 6
6 11 Ivory Coast CF Armand Gnanduillet 4 0 1 0 5
17 Nigeria LW Viv Solomon-Otabor 5 0 0 0 5
8 23 England LM Colin Daniel 4 0 0 0 4
9 5 Scotland CB Clark Robertson 3 0 0 0 3
14 Republic of Ireland CM Jimmy Ryan 3 0 0 0 3
11 24 England AM Callum Cooke 2 0 0 0 2
12 8 Benin DM Sessi D'Almeida 0 0 0 1 1
10 England SS Max Clayton 0 0 0 1 1
16 England CB Curtis Tilt 1 0 0 0 1
20 England RB Oliver Turton 1 0 0 0 1
35 England CF Finlay Sinclair-Smith 0 0 0 1 1
Own Goals 1 0 0 0 1
Total 60 1 1 8 70

Disciplinary record[edit]

As of 6 May 2018
Rank No. Nat. Po. Name League One FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Total
Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card Yellow card Yellow card Yellow-red card Red card
1 16 England CB Curtis Tilt 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
2 14 Republic of Ireland CM Jimmy Ryan 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
3 23 England LM Colin Daniel 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
4 30 England CF Nathan Delfouneso 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0
5 2 England RB Kelvin Mellor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
20 England RB Oliver Turton 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
7 7 England CF Kyle Vassell 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
8 England DM Sessi D'Almeida 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
44 England DM Jay Spearing 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
10 11 Ivory Coast CF Armand Gnanduillet 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
17 Nigeria LW Viv Solomon-Otabor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
28 England GK Joe Lumley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
13 5 Scotland CB Clark Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
15 England CM Sean Longstaff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
18 England CF Danny Philliskirk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 Angola CF Dolly Menga 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 England AM Callum Cooke 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
37 Republic of the Congo GK Christoffer Mafoumbi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 England RB Caleb Richards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
England GK Ryan Allsop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total 55 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 61 0 0

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 LB England Nick Anderton Barrow £75,000 [2]
1 July 2017 SS England Max Clayton Bolton Wanderers Free [3]
1 July 2017 CB England Peter Hartley Bristol Rovers Undisclosed [4]
1 July 2017 CB England Curtis Tilt Wrexham Free [5]
1 July 2017 RB England Oliver Turton Crewe Alexandra Free [6]
3 July 2017 GK England Ben Williams Bury Free [7]
6 July 2017 CM Republic of Ireland Jimmy Ryan Fleetwood Town Free [8]
20 July 2017 GK Republic of the Congo Christoffer Mafoumbi Free State Stars Free [9]
16 August 2017 FW England Scott Quigley The New Saints £35,000 [10]
18 August 2017 DM Benin Sessi D'Almeida Barnsley Undisclosed [11]
4 October 2017 DM England Jay Spearing Bolton Wanderers Free [12]
10 November 2017 CF Angola Dolly Menga Braga Free [13]

Transfers out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2017 DM Scotland Ian Black Skelmersdale United Released [14][a]
1 July 2017 CM New Zealand Henry Cameron Limerick Released [14][b]
1 July 2017 LB England Luke Higham Fleetwood Town Released [14][c]
1 July 2017 CM Scotland John Herron Raith Rovers Released [14][d]
1 July 2017 GK England Dean Lyness Nuneaton Town Released [14]
1 July 2017 CB Republic of Ireland Eddie Nolan Crewe Alexandra Released [14][e]
1 July 2017 CM England Jack Payne Ebbsfleet United Released [14][f]
1 July 2017 CF England Jack Redshaw Salford City Released [14][g]
1 July 2017 GK England Sam Slocombe Bristol Rovers Released [14][h]
1 July 2017 RB England Macauley Wilson Bamber Bridge Released [14][i]
5 July 2017 DF England Christian N'Guessan Burnley Free [24]
6 July 2017 CB Scotland Tom Aldred Bury Free [25]
3 August 2017 CM England Brad Potts Barnsley Undisclosed [26]
1 September 2017 RM Nigeria Bright Osayi-Samuel Queens Park Rangers Undisclosed [27]
19 September 2017 CM United States Sebastien Des Pres Fleetwood Town Free [28]
  1. ^ Ian Black joined Skelmersdale United following his release.[15]
  2. ^ Henry Cameron joined Limerick following his release.[16]
  3. ^ Luke Higham joined Fleetwood Town following his release.[17]
  4. ^ John Herron joined Raith Rovers following his release.[18]
  5. ^ Eddie Nolan joined Crewe Alexandra following his release.[19]
  6. ^ Jack Payne joined Ebbsfleet United following his release.[20]
  7. ^ Jack Redshaw joined Salford City following his release.[21]
  8. ^ Sam Slocombe joined Bristol Rovers following his release.[22]
  9. ^ Macauley Wilson joined Bamber Bridge following his release.[23]

Loans in[edit]

Start date Position Nationality Name From End date Ref.
18 July 2017 GK England Ryan Allsop AFC Bournemouth 30 June 2018 [29]
18 July 2017 AM England Callum Cooke Middlesbrough 30 June 2018 [30]
21 July 2017 CM England Sean Longstaff Newcastle United 6 January 2018 [31]
26 July 2017 LW Nigeria Viv Solomon-Otabor Birmingham City 6 January 2018 [32]

Loans out[edit]

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
15 July 2017 DF England Denzel Williams Bamber Bridge TBA [33]
21 July 2017 GK England Jack Sims Skelmersdale United TBA [34]
25 July 2017 CF Angola Raul Correia Guiseley 2 January 2018 [35]
2 August 2017 AM Republic of Ireland Rowan Roache Southport TBA [36]
29 August 2017 CF Jamaica Jamille Matt Grimsby Town 30 June 2018 [37]
31 August 2017 CB England Peter Hartley Motherwell 30 June 2018 [38]
13 September 2017 DF England Caleb Richards Warrington Town 8 October 2017 [39]
2 December 2017 LB England Caleb Richards Southport 2 January 2018 [40]

Competitions[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

As of 1 June 2017, Blackpool have announced five pre-season friendlies against Southport, Macclesfield Town,[41] Salford City, Radcliffe Borough and Chorley.[42]

League One[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
10 Southend United 46 17 12 17 58 62 −4 63
11 Bradford City 46 18 9 19 57 67 −10 63
12 Blackpool 46 15 15 16 60 55 +5 60
13 Bristol Rovers 46 16 11 19 60 66 −6 59
14 Fleetwood Town 46 16 9 21 59 68 −9 57
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
28 8 9 11 34 38  −4 33 5 4 5 20 21  −1 3 5 6 14 17  −3

Last updated: 13 January 2018.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchday[edit]

Matchday1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundAHAHHAAHAHAAHHAHAHAHHAAHHAAHAAHAHAAHHA
ResultLWDWWDWWLDLDWLLLWDDLLLDLDWLDLDDWDWLWDD
Position1610118775466911791213121010111316161616161616
Updated to match(es) played on 13 January 2018. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

On 21 June 2017, the league fixtures were announced.[43][44]

FA Cup[edit]

On 16 October 2017, Blackpool were drawn at away to Boreham Wood for the first round.[46]

EFL Cup[edit]

On 16 June 2017, Blackpool were drawn away to Wigan Athletic in the first round.[47]

EFL Trophy[edit]

On 12 July 2017, the group stage draw was completed with Blackpool facing Wigan Athletic, Accrington Stanley and Middlesbrough U23s in Northern Group B.[48][49] After winning their group, Blackpool were drawn at home to Mansfield Town in the second round.[50] A third round away trip against Shrewsbury Town was next on the cards for the Seasiders.[51]

Pos Lge Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 L1 Blackpool (Q) 3 2 0 1 0 7 3 +4 7 Round 2
2 L2 Accrington Stanley (Q) 3 2 0 0 1 8 4 +4 6
3 L1 Wigan Athletic (E) 3 1 1 0 1 5 6 −1 5
4 ACA Middlesbrough U21s (E) 3 0 0 0 3 4 11 −7 0
Updated to match(es) played on 7 November 2017. Source: EFL.com
(E) Eliminated; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

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