Seasiders Podcast

Seasiders Podcast

We are an independent Blackpool FC fans podcast covering match previews, reviews, news, features and player interviews in audio and video shows. We are the original Blackpool fans podcast and have been talking all things tangerine since 2010.

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Play off preview : Oxford United (a)

Play off preview : Oxford United (a)

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Blackpool 1 - Bristol Rovers 0 : "Fireworks & Finale"

Blackpool 1 - Bristol Rovers 0 : "Fireworks & Finale"

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Bristol Rovers preview and play-off stuff

Bristol Rovers preview and play-off stuff

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Blackpool 2 - Doncaster 0 : "Play offs"

Blackpool 2 - Doncaster 0 : "Play offs"

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Sunderland 0 - Blackpool 1 : "Makemed"

Sunderland 0 - Blackpool 1 : "Makemed"

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Blackpool 0 - Shrewsbury Town 1

Blackpool 0 - Shrewsbury Town 1

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The Not-so Super League

The Not-so Super League

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Preview : Shrewsbury Town (h)

Preview : Shrewsbury Town (h)

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Rochdale 1 - Blackpool 0 : "Rank at Rochdale"

Rochdale 1 - Blackpool 0 : "Rank at Rochdale"

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Out of Contract 'Pool Players

Always an interesting debate and sometimes determined more by a club’s financial position than a clubs league position so it will be interesting to…

Statement: Social media blackout

We at the Seasiders Podcast were appalled to read about the vile abuse Grant Ward received following the superb victory at Sunderland, in which he was wi…

Blackpool FC - 2021 season run in fixtures

An analysis of Blackpool FC's remaining eleven fixtures of the 2020/21 EFL Leauge one season, including result predictions.

About the Hosts

John Aspinall

Producer, Host

Producer & presenter on the Seasiders Podcast.

"Been an avid 'Pool fan since my Dad first took me on the Kop and was mesmerised by the Man City fans chucking bits of the decaying stadium over the fence towards us in an FA Cup tie in 1984!"

Nick Smith

Presenter

Presenter and been on the pod since the very early days of passing a single mic around in John's box room! Often referred to as the "voice of reason" on the show. And in his own, dulcet tones:

" Still vividly remember my first game (around 1980) in the East Paddock, when I nearly choked on a Spangle (forgot to take the cellophane off) Developed a habit of missing goals, usually due to being in the bar. Love a Jolly Boys Outing."

Tim Fielding

Presenter, Wordsmith

Our elder statesman and resident wordsmith. Tim originally joined the team to provide legal analysis during 'The Litigation Years' and we haven't be able to get rid of him since! Known perhaps best for the repeated use of the phase "those of a certain vintage", and has a pathological dislike of the trend towards multiple substitutions. And in the words of the great man:

"I started following the Pool in 1978 after being captivated by a classic 0-0 draw v Plymouth Argyle. Occasionally I also make a valid point about the game."

Tom Mayne

Presenter

The newest member of our team and co-presents the Friday Night Preview show with Sam.

Sam Fielding

Host, Commentator

Son of Tim and runs the Friday Night Preview show along with Tom.

Matt Smith

Presenter, Writer

Matt is another "old skool" presenter and joined the pod in it's early days not long after Nick. And in his own words:

"Hooked after watching ‘Pool lose a classic 3-2 home defeat to Tranmere on Boxing Day 1983. Obviously a lucky charm as promotion followed the next season! Loves an away day with the lads and can’t wait for these to start again!"