Badge Of Honour

We’ve commissioned a special commemorative pin badge to raise money for our friends at  Blackpool Supporters Trust. After all, ‘the fans own football’. Buy yours, now! As a Stanley fan, you’d expect any visit to Bloomfield Road, the historic home of Blackpool FC, to be among the highlights of the season. We’ve been there twice…

Stanley’s Going Dutch

Ee, who’d a thowt it? We’d barely finished waving ‘ta’ra’ to Jung Min Yoo, (as he set off for home in Seoul, South Korea), before it was time to say ‘hallo’ to a group of traveling fans from The Netherlands. Ruiz van Twiller, Eric Reumer; Remco van Twiller, Harry van Stappershoef; Max Damen, Sander Luijten;…

Buzzer’s Got It Covered

Last winter, in the teeth of the Beast from the East, keeping the pitch frost-free so that we could fulfill our fixtures was a nightmare. On several occasions, the club asked supporters to lend a hand to get the covers on, or off the pitch – and as those who turned out will tell you:…

Success On A Plate!

When OASSC wanted to mark the milestone event of Coley and Jimmy’s 1,000th game as a management duo, we were in a bit of a quandary. Let’s face it, there can’t be much room left on either man’s mantelpiece, what with all the awards and accolades they’ve amassed during a lifetime’s service to the beautiful…

Prize Guys!

There were lot of things on the agenda at the Christmas get-together of OASSC and one of the most keenly anticipated was the Annual Christmas Draw.  347 tickets had been sold and originally, three prizes were up for grabs: 1st, £500; 2nd, £300; 3rd £200. However, in the spirit of the festive season (and because…

Adam’s Magical Moment

At the end of the previous OASSC open meeting, when Peter announced that the next one would be held on 20 December, Adam Houlden happened to remark, ‘hey, that’s my birthday.’ A nod and a wink later, that particular snippet of information was safely stored away. Nothing more was said publicly but in the background,…