Community Trust to celebrate Blackpool FC’s 48 & 53 cup exploits

Blackpool FC have reached three FA Cup Finals, finally winning the trophy in 1953. Two of these dates coincide with our weekly Sporting Memories sessions and so we plan to use these dates to celebrate these events.

  • Join us on Wednesday 24th April from 10.30am – 12.30pm at The Grange, Bathurst Avenue, Blackpool, FY3 7RW where we will discuss how the 1948 FA Cup run unfolded, which culminated in Blackpool FC reaching their first ever FA Cup Final against Manchester United. To celebrate the anniversary of this event, join us to hear and share stories of both clubs journey to Wembley, including memorabilia, with guest speakers.
  • Also, join us on Thursday 2nd May from 1 – 2.30pm at Bloomfield Road, Sponsors Lounge (enter via Main Reception), Seasiders Way, Blackpool, FY1 6JJ where we will discuss the legendary FA Cup of 1953, which culminated in Blackpool winning the trophy for the first and only time by beating Bolton Wanderers 4-3 in one of the greatest cup finals of all time. To celebrate the anniversary of this event, join us to hear and share stories of this incredible victory with a guest speaker.

For further information, please call Dave on 07786 361238, or the office on 01253 348691 or email jason.white@bfcct.co.uk.