Academy Staff Changes Confirmed29 October 2018
John Murphy has been appointed Blackpool's new Head of Coaching for the Academy following a successful stint in charge of the under-18s.
Youth Team Draw 2-2 With Shrewsbury Town14 October 2018
John Murphy reflected on a game of two contrasting halves, as the youth surrendered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at Shrewsbury Town.
Murphy: Players Should Be Extremely Proud of Achievements17 April 2018
John Murphy says Blackpool’s youth players should be extremely proud of their achievements in the FA Youth Cup this season.
Murphy: Like The World Cup Final16 April 2018
John Murphy says Blackpool’s FA Youth Cup semi-final, second leg at Arsenal this evening will be like a World Cup final for the under-18s.
Murphy: Belief Was Key21 March 2018
John Murphy stressed the importance of belief following his side’s 2-2 draw with Arsenal in their FA Youth Cup semi-final, first leg at Bloomfield Road last night.
Murphy: We'll Give It Everything We've Got20 March 2018
John Murphy insists his under-18 side will embrace the challenge of facing Arsenal in the first leg of the FA Youth Cup semi-finals this evening.
Murphy: Couldn't Be Proud Enough7 March 2018
John Murphy was once again beaming with pride following another sensational night for the under-18s in the FA Youth Cup.
Rearranged Youth Cup Tie Tonight6 March 2018
Blackpool's rearranged FA Youth Cup quarter-final tie against Blackburn Rovers takes place at Ewood Park tonight, kick-off 7pm.
Murphy: Biggest Game In Blackpool Youth History27 February 2018
John Murphy has labelled the under-18s’ FA Youth Cup quarter-final against Blackburn Rovers tomorrow (Wednesday) as the ‘biggest game in youth history’ for Blackpool.
Murphy: Team Continue To Surprise31 January 2018
John Murphy says his Blackpool youth side continues to surprise and surpass expectation in this season’s FA Youth Cup.
Murphy: So Proud17 January 2018
John Murphy was full of pride after watching his youth side secure a place in the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup by defeating Southampton on penalties.