7 Facts About Blackpool

1. On 28 August 2010 Blackpool played Fulham in their first-ever home Premier League game, in front of a crowd of 15,529, the largest attendance for over 30 years at Bloomfield Road.

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2. On 10 November 2017, Blackpool was put up for sale by the Oyston family.

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3. In July 2011, Blackpool smashed their outgoing transfer record when Charlie Adam signed for Liverpool in a £7-million deal.

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4. At that point, all the teams below Blackpool still had games to play, apart from bottom placed Hull City.

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5. On 1 April 1978, with six games to go, Blackpool were in eighth place, nine points off the third relegation slot.

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6. In early 2013, Grime music in Blackpool increased dramatically with the invention of BGMedia.

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7. In January 2011, Blackpool hosted the NEEC Conference, a key date in the education calendar.

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