Blackpool – the only way is up

Blackpool are currently placed 12th in the Premier League. Ten seasons ago they where 75th in the English football system gaining promotion from level four to level three via the play-offs.

Here’s the details of Blackpool’s rise through the English league system over the last 10 seasons (managers):

  • 2009-10 26 – promoted to level 1 via Play-offs (Ian Holloway)
  • 2008-09 36 – 12th in level 2 (Simon Grayson / Tony Parkes)
  • 2007-08 39 – 15th in level 2 (Simon Grayson)
  • 2006-07 47 – promoted to level 2 (Simon Grayson)
  • 2005-06 63 – 19th in level 3 (Colin Hendry / Simon Grayson)
  • 2004-05 60 – 16th in level 3 (Colin Hendry)
  • 2003-04 58 – 14th in level 3 (Steve McMahon)
  • 2002-03 57 – 13th in level 3 (Steve McMahon)
  • 2001-02 60 – 16th in level 3 (Steve McMahon)
  • 2000-01 75 – promoted from level 4 via Play-offs (Mike Davies / Steve McMahon)

Source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackpool_F.C.

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