By Kevin Koczwara
Blackpool made its triumphant return to England’s top league with a bang after 39 years of dwelling in the lower league. The Seasiders’ thrashed Wigan Athletic, 4-0, at home to open their Premier League season. To say the least, it was an unexpected result but a welcomed surprise for most.
To say Blackpool FC is a small club in the Premier League is an understatement. The Tangerines’ home ground, Bloomfield Road, has a meager capacity of 12,555 seats — the stadium is in a remodeling phase and the club will add 5,000 or so seats in the future, many of which have already been added.