TITLE

BLACKPOOL ON THE SLIDE AND IT'S NOT FAIR

AUTHOR(S)
Martin Samuel
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Daily Mail;4/28/2014, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
THE Oyston family, and related companies, have been paid £26million since Blackpool were promoted to the Premier League in 2010. In that time they have overseen a first-season relegation and a steady slide through the Championship. A play-off final defeat was followed by a slump to 15th, and Blackpool faced the very real prospect of falling into League One this season until Saturday's surprise win at Wigan. Karl Oyston, the chairman, paid for 3,000 tickets in the away end at the DW Stadium, but he can probably afford it. The ballpark figure of Blackpool's earnings, on the back of promotion and the resulting parachute payments, stands at £80m. Yet the club are stuffed with loan signings and have appointed no permanent manager since sacking Paul Ince in January. Isn't financial fair play wonderful? Had the Oystons wanted to put £80m into Blackpool, and not ask for a penny in return, the clowns in charge of the Football League would not have allowed it.
ACCESSION #
95754620

 

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