Blackpool anger grows over quiet deadline day

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With no transfer deadline day deals and a summer of troubles on & off the pitch the Blackpool fans are still not happy with the way the club is run, and who can blame them.

With Blackpool still in a state where they need to build up a team for the new season loyal Seasiders were expecting a flurry of transfers on deadline day, but despite manager Jose Riga claiming he needed four new signings nothing materialised.

According to the Blackpool Gazette the Seasiders even put an offer in for Huddersfield winger Danny Ward and the offer was up to £400,000 but nothing came of it due to personal terms. A same old sorry story for Blackpool fans. Blackpool also failed with a French striker and a Belgian defender who were not named.

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Silver lining is too small for Riga

On the plus side for Blackpool there were no out goings in an already depleted side, despite interest for Steven Davies, Tom Barkhuizen and Charles Dunne.

Riga however, seems far from impressed with the side he has had to build basically from scratch and claims it will be "very very difficult to keep this side in the Championship".

Twitter backlash

Blackpool fans took to the social media tool twitter to show their views on the current state of affair at Blackpool. Here are a few tweets from berating Blackpool fans:

"One day to save our season. Well done @BlackpoolFC, utter shambles. Let's hope for some quality today and not bottom of the barrel stuff"

"Oyston is to blame for our situation. Not Riga, not the team, not the fans, not Barry Ferguson, not Paul Ince. Oyston 100%. #OystonOut"

"This can't be allowed to continue. Disgusting. #OystonOut"

"One thing I can say in all certainty is that we are working on some form of protest for the Cardiff game...that's all I can say at this time"

Even other fans joined in to show their annoyance at how Blackpool is run:

"Don't usually tweet about other clubs but karl oyston is absolutely destroying blackpool fc . Not fair on the loyal fans. #OystonOut"

Loan deadline a tiny crumb of comfort

Blackpool fans may be happy to hear and more than likely already know that the loan window is open from the 8th September to 25th November, but long-suffering fans want the players now because with Blackpool on a barren run of six games without a win (including League Cup loss to Shrewsbury) this season, things need to change quickly.


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