List of Blackpool F.C. players

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The following is a list of notable footballers who have played for Blackpool Football Club. Generally, this refers to players who have played 100 or more Football League matches for the club. Those listed who do not meet this criterion are considered to have made significant contributions to the club's history.[1]

For a list of the current Blackpool squad, see the main Blackpool F.C. article. For a list of all players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Blackpool F.C. players.
This list is complete and up-to-date as of 2 July 2014.

Players are listed alphabetically, but each column is sortable. Appearances and goals apply to league matches only; wartime matches are excluded. Substitute appearances included. Names in bold denote current players.

Name Nationality Position Blackpool career Appearances Goals
Adam, CharlieCharlie Adam1 6 Scotland Scotland MF 2009–2011 91 30
Ainscow, AlanAlan Ainscow2 England England MF 1971–1978 192 28
Alcock, TerryTerry Alcock England England DF 1967–1976 191 21
Anderton, WilliamWilliam Anderton England England MF 1901–1907 102 10
Armfield, JimmyJimmy Armfield1 2 3 England England DF 1954–1971 569 6
Bainbridge, JoeJoe Bainbridge England England DF 1911–1921 114 11
Ball, AlanAlan Ball1 2 England England MF 1962-1966 & 1980-1981 146 45
Bamber, DaveDave Bamber2 England England FW 1979-1982 & 1990-1994 194 89
Banks, SteveSteve Banks England England GK 1995–1999 153 0
Baptiste, AlexAlex Baptiste England England DF 2008–2013 170 8
Bardsley, DavidDavid Bardsley England England DF 1982-1983 & 1998-2000 109 0
Barker, ShaunShaun Barker England England DF 2006–2009 134 5
Barnes, PhilPhil Barnes England England GK 1997–2004 141 0
Barrass, MattMatt Barrass England England MF/DF 1919–1925 168 53
Bent, JuniorJunior Bent England England FW 1997–2001 104 5
Bentley, BillBill Bentley England England DF 1968–1977 296 10
Benton, BillyBilly Benton England England MF 1920–1931 353 24
Bedford, HarryHarry Bedford1 England England FW 1921–1925 169 112
Birkett, BobBob Birkett2 3 England England FW 1896–1906 215 44
Blair, DannyDanny Blair Scotland Scotland DF 1936–1939 121 0
Bonner, MarkMark Bonner England England MF 1992–1998 178 14
Briggs, GaryGary Briggs England England DF 1989–1995 137 4
Britton, IanIan Britton Scotland Scotland MF 1983–1986 106 15
Brown, AllanAllan Brown1 Scotland Scotland MF 1950–1956 157 68
Bryan, MarvinMarvin Bryan England England DF 1995–2000 184 4
Buchan, WillieWillie Buchan Scotland Scotland FW 1937–1948 100 35
Bullock, MartinMartin Bullock England England MF 2001–2005 153 4
Burgess, BenBen Burgess Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland FW 2006–2010 126 23
Burgess, DaveDave Burgess England England DF 1988–1993 101 1
Burns, MickeyMickey Burns England England FW 1969–1974 179 53
Burridge, JohnJohn Burridge England England GK 1971–1975 134 0
Butler, TonyTony Butler England England DF 1996-1999 & 2005-2006 133 1
Campbell, DJDJ Campbell5 England England FW 2009–2011 66 30
Cardwell, LouisLouis Cardwell England England DF 1931–1937 132 6
Carney, DavidDavid Carney1 Australia Australia DF 2010–2011 11 0
Cathcart, CraigCraig Cathcart1 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland DF 2010–2014 112 3
Charles, JohnJohn Charles England England MF 1912–1924 228 30
Charnley, RayRay Charnley1 England England FW 1957–1967 363 193
Clarke, T.T. Clarke England England MF 1906–1912 141 0
Clarkson, PhilPhil Clarkson England England MF 1997–2002 171 35
Coid, DannyDanny Coid England England DF 1998–2011 263 10
Connor, JimmyJimmy Connor England England DF 1905–1914 281 30
Coughlin, RussellRussell Coughlin Wales Wales MF 1987–1990 101 8
Crainey, StephenStephen Crainey1 2 Scotland Scotland DF 2007–2013 214 4
Craven, JohnJohn Craven2 England England MF 1965–1971 163 24
Crewdson, BobBob Crewdson England England DF 1904–1913 209 0
Curtis, JohnJohn Curtis2 England England DF 1973–1977 102 0
Davies, MikeMike Davies2 3 England England DF 1984–1995 310 16
Deary, JohnJohn Deary2 England England MF 1980–1989 285 18
Dodds, JockJock Dodds Scotland Scotland FW 1939–1946 154 134
Downes, PercyPercy Downes England England MF 1925–1931 152 32
Durie, DaveDave Durie2 England England FW 1952–1964 301 84
Dyer, AlexAlex Dyer2 England England DF 1983–1987 108 19
Eardley, NealNeal Eardley1 Wales Wales DF 2009–2013 104 2
Ellis, TonyTony Ellis England England FW 1994–1997 147 55
Evatt, IanIan Evatt England England DF 2006–2013 204 9
Eyres, DavidDavid Eyres2 England England MF 1989–1993 147 38
Farm, GeorgeGeorge Farm1 Scotland Scotland GK 1948–1960 461 1
Farrow, GeorgeGeorge Farrow England England DF 1936–1948 148 15
Fenton, EwanEwan Fenton2 Scotland Scotland DF 1946–1959 195 20
Finan, BobbyBobby Finan2 Scotland Scotland FW 1933–1947 173 85
Fiske, WilliamWilliam Fiske England England GK 1907–1914 217 0
Gardner, PaulPaul Gardner England England DF 1976–1982 152 1
Garner, AndyAndy Garner England England MF 1988–1992 160 37
Garrett, TommyTommy Garrett1 2 England England DF 1946–1961 308 3
Gilks, MattMatt Gilks1 Scotland Scotland GK 2008–2014 182 0
Gouck, AndyAndy Gouck England England MF 1990–1996 148 22
Gore, IanIan Gore England England DF 1988–1995 200 0
Gorkšs, KasparsKaspars Gorkšs1 Latvia Latvia DF 2006–2008 51 7
Grant, WilliamWilliam Grant Scotland Scotland DF 1927–1935 220 0
Gratrix, RoyRoy Gratrix2 England England DF 1953–1964 400 0
Grayson, SimonSimon Grayson England England DF 2002–2005 126 6
Green, JohnJohn Green England England MF 1960–1967 135 9
Green, TonyTony Green1 Scotland Scotland FW 1966–1971 123 13
Greenall, ColinColin Greenall2 England England DF 1981–1986 183 9
Groves, PaulPaul Groves England England MF 1990–1992 107 21
Hampson, JimmyJimmy Hampson1 2 England England FW 1927–1938 361 248
Harrison, SteveSteve Harrison England England DF 1971–1978 146 2
Hart, PaulPaul Hart England England DF 1973–1978 143 15
Hatton, DaveDave Hatton England England MF/DF 1969–1976 251 7
Hayward, EricEric Hayward England England DF 1937–1952 275 15
Hesford, IainIain Hesford England England GK 1977–1983 202 0
Hetzke, SteveSteve Hetzke England England DF 1982–1986 140 18
Hills, JohnJohn Hills England England DF 1994–1995, 1998-2003 & 2007-2008 167 16
Hoolahan, WesWes Hoolahan1 Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland MF 2007–2008 87 13
Horne, DesDes Horne England England MF 1960–1966 118 17
Horner, PhilPhil Horner England England DF 1990–1996 187 22
Hughes, EmlynEmlyn Hughes1 2 England England DF 1964–1967 28 0
Hughes, IanIan Hughes Wales Wales DF 1997–2003 160 4
Hull, ArthurArthur Hull England England GK 1902–1906 116 0
Hutchison, TommyTommy Hutchison Scotland Scotland MF 1967-1973 & 1987-1988 171 10
James, GlynGlyn James1 2 3 Wales Wales DF 1960–1975 399 22
Johnston, HarryHarry Johnston1 2 3 England England DF 1937–1955 398 11
Jones, JimmyJimmy Jones2 England England DF 1912–1920 113 0
Jones, SammySammy Jones1 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland DF 1933–1939 165 6
Jones, TommyTommy Jones England England FW 1933–1938 153 38
Jørgensen, ClausClaus Jørgensen Faroe Islands Faroe Islands MF 2006–2009 100 6
Keenan, HaroldHarold Keenan England England DF 1913–1922 101 3
Kelly, HughHugh Kelly1 3 Scotland Scotland DF 1943–1960 428 8
Kelly, JimmyJimmy Kelly England England DF 1954–1961 200 9
Kingson, RichardRichard Kingson1 Ghana Ghana GK 2010–2011 20 0
Lea, LeslieLeslie Lea2 England England MF 1960–1967 160 13
Leaver, JimmyJimmy Leaver England England DF 1920–1926 106 4
Linighan, DavidDavid Linighan England England DF 1995–1998 100 5
Matthews, StanleyStanley Matthews1 England England MF 1947–1961 391 17
McEwan, StanStan McEwan Scotland Scotland DF 1974–1982 213 24
McGinn, SandySandy McGinn England England MF 1919–1925 132 2
McIlhargey, SteveSteve McIlhargey Scotland Scotland GK 1989–1993 101 0
McPhee, JohnJohn McPhee Scotland Scotland MF 1962–1970 259 15
Martin, BarrieBarrie Martin England England DF 1957–1964 187 1
Mee, GeorgieGeorgie Mee England England MF 1920–1925 216 21
Mellon, MickyMicky Mellon Scotland Scotland MF 1994–1997 124 14
Meredith, JackJack Meredith England England MF 1923–1928 190 27
Mingay, HarryHarry Mingay England England GK 1919–1924 155 0
Methven, ColinColin Methven Scotland Scotland DF 1986–1990 175 11
Moore, DavidDavid Moore England England DF 1984–1986 115 1
Morgan, SteveSteve Morgan England England DF 1986–1990 144 10
Mortensen, StanStan Mortensen1 2 England England FW 1946–1955 317 197
Mudie, JackieJackie Mudie1 2 Scotland Scotland FW 1947–1961 324 144
Munro, AlexAlex Munro1 Scotland Scotland FW 1936–1950 136 17
Murphy, JohnJohn Murphy England England FW 1999–2006 229 83
Oates, GrahamGraham Oates2 England England MF 1961–1968 121 26
Ormerod, BrettBrett Ormerod2 England England FW 1997–2001 & 2009–2012 212 65
Parker, KeiganKeigan Parker Scotland Scotland FW 2004–2008 141 34
Parkinson, JackJack Parkinson2 England England FW 1896–1910 365 55
Parry, RayRay Parry England England FW 1960–1965 128 27
Pashley, TerryTerry Pashley England England DF 1978–1983 201 7
Perry, BillBill Perry1 2 England England MF 1949–1962 394 119
Peterson, BrianBrian Peterson South Africa South Africa FW 1956–1962 101 16
Preece, AndyAndy Preece England England FW 1995–1998 129 35
Quinn, JamesJames Quinn1 Northern Ireland Northern Ireland FW 1993–1998 151 36
Quinn, PeterPeter Quinn England England MF 1910–1920 152 16
Rachubka, PaulPaul Rachubka England England GK 2002–2011 118 0
Ramsay, StanStan Ramsay England England DF 1927–1932 105 2
Rodwell, TonyTony Rodwell England England MF 1990–1994 137 19
Ronson, BillyBilly Ronson England England MF 1974-1979 & 1985-1986 131 12
Rowe, GrahamGraham Rowe2 England England DF 1963–1971 105 12
Scott, JackJack Scott England England DF 1898–1909 309 15
Shimwell, EddieEddie Shimwell1 England England DF 1946–1957 283 5
Siddall, BarryBarry Siddall England England GK 1983–1989 117 0
Sinclair, TrevorTrevor Sinclair2 England England MF 1990–1993 112 15
Southern, KeithKeith Southern England England MF 2002–2012 321 25
Stewart, PaulPaul Stewart2 England England FW 1981–1987 201 56
Stirzaker, HarryHarry Stirzaker2 3 England England DF 1894–1903 154 14
Suart, RonRon Suart2 England England DF 1946–1949 103 0
Suddaby, PeterPeter Suddaby2 England England DF 1970–1980 331 10
Suddick, AlanAlan Suddick England England MF 1966–1976 310 65
Taylor, ErnieErnie Taylor1 England England FW 1951–1958 217 53
Taylor, MarkMark Taylor England England FW 1986–1992 121 43
Taylor, ScottScott Taylor England England FW 1998 & 2002-2004 116 43
Taylor-Fletcher, GaryGary Taylor-Fletcher England England FW 2007–2013 215 36
Thompson, TommyTommy Thompson England England DF 1961–1970 152 1
Thorpe, PercyPercy Thorpe England England DF 1924–1928 113 5
Threlfall, EdwardEdward Threlfall England England DF 1900–1911 320 10
Tremelling, BillyBilly Tremelling2 England England DF 1925–1930 114 43
Tulloch, BertBert Tulloch2 3 England England DF 1914–1924 178 0
Vaughan, DavidDavid Vaughan1 Wales Wales MF 2008–2011 105 4
Waiters, TonyTony Waiters1 2 England England GK 1959–1967 257 0
Wallace, JockJock Wallace Scotland Scotland GK 1934–1948 243 0
Walsh, MickeyMickey Walsh1 2 Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland FW 1973–1978 180 72
Walsh, MikeMike Walsh England England DF 1984–1989 153 5
Watmough, DickieDickie Watmough England England MF 1934–1937 100 31
Watson, AlbertAlbert Watson2 England England MF 1923–1936 373 22
Watson, AndyAndy Watson England England FW 1993–1996 115 43
Watson, PhilPhil Watson1 Scotland Scotland DF 1932–1937 171 11
Wellens, RichieRichie Wellens England England MF 2000–2005 188 16
Weston, JimmyJimmy Weston England England MF 1975–1980 105 8
Witham, DickDick Witham England England DF 1934–1938 149 0
Wood, GeorgeGeorge Wood England England GK 1971-1977 & 1989-1990 132 0
Wright, JackieJackie Wright England England DF 1948–1959 157 1

Notes[edit]

  • GK = Goalkeeper
  • DF = Defender
  • MF = Midfielder
  • FW = Forward
  • ^1 Represented his country as a Blackpool player
  • ^2 Began professional career at Blackpool
  • ^3 Spent entire professional career at Blackpool
  • ^4 Only includes pre-War statistics
  • ^5 Blackpool's record signing
  • ^6 Blackpool's record sale

References[edit]

Specific
  1. ^ Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X. 
General