What is Blackpool?

  • (noun): A resort town in Lancashire in northwestern England on the Irish Sea; famous for its tower.

Blackpool

Blackpool i/ˈblækpuːl/ is a borough seaside town, and unitary authority area of Lancashire, in North West England. It is situated along England's west coast by the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 17.5 miles (28.2 km) northwest of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north of Liverpool, 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Bolton and 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Manchester. It has an estimated population of 142,100, and a population density that makes it the fourth most densely populated borough of England and Wales outside Greater London.

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Michael D'Agostino - Club Career - Return To Blackpool
... After returning to Blackpool, on 7 May 2008 Blackpool activated an option to extend his contract with the club by one year ... On 16 December 2008 he was released by Blackpool ...
Blackpool, New Zealand
... Blackpool is a settlement on Waiheke Island in northern New Zealand ... It was named after Blackpool, which is a large town in England ...
Billy Benton
... He spent eleven years at Blackpool in the 1920s and 1930s, making over 350 Football League appearances for the club ... Benton made his debut for Blackpool on 30 August 1920, in the second league game of the 1920–21 season, a 2–1 defeat at home to Bristol City ... Benton's other three strikes all came in Blackpool victories ...
Barrie Martin - Blackpool
... Martin made his debut for Joe Smith's Blackpool in the penultimate league game of the 1957–58 season, in a single-goal defeat by Everton at Bloomfield Road on 23 ... Joe Smith retired after 23 years as Blackpool manager at the end of 1957–58 ... It was Martin's third season at Blackpool, 1959–60, that he properly broke into the team ...
Augustus Kenderdine - Sources
... The Blackpool Times 25 November 1891, page 5e f 30 November 1892, page 8f-g 21 November 1894, page 5h 28 November 1894, page 5d-e 4 March 1896, page 6e-f 18 March 1896, page 7i 8 November 1899. 1897, page 8e f 6 November 1897, page 5b-f 31 January 1899, page 3e The Blackpool Herald 1 January 1886, page 8e 3 December 1901, page 5b-c The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 4 December 1901, page 5f g ...