Jay Spearing is relishing the prospect of playing for Blackpool under new ownership and is determined to be part of something special.
The skipper, speaking following the arrival of new owner Simon Sadler, says that there is a general sense of excitement in the squad.
“I was on holiday when we found out and it was exciting times straight away,” Spearing admitted. “The lads came back to pre-season with a bit of a lift in their step, so it’s exciting times on and off the field.
“The new owner’s a Blackpool fan and the love he has for the club and the town to get us all back together and connected is clear to see. He’s going to back us, he wants us to do well and things are going to change with training facilities etc.”
Now a week in to pre-season training, Spearing has been impressed by the arrival of Head of Sports Science Ross Jones and can’t wait for the new campaign to get underway.”
“The lads have come back in good condition and the new fitness coach is putting us through our paces. We’re enjoying it. The whole town is looking forward and excited.
“It’s a new era at Blackpool Football Club and it’s good to be part of,” he added.