Mighty Blackpool

Mighty Blackpool

Leagues Played
Sierra Leone Premier League 6


Sierra Leone Premier League 05/15 16:30 - Mighty Blackpool v Bo Rangers FC L 0-1
Sierra Leone Premier League 05/05 16:30 - FC Kallon v Mighty Blackpool D 0-0
Sierra Leone Premier League 04/30 16:30 - Mighty Blackpool v Kahunla Rangers W 5-0
Sierra Leone Premier League 03/19 16:15 - Mighty Blackpool v Lamboi L 0-2
Sierra Leone Premier League 02/27 16:15 - Mighty Blackpool v Bhantal FC D 0-0
Sierra Leone Premier League 02/06 16:15 - Mighty Blackpool v Luawa FC L 0-2


Matches played 6 5 1
Wins 1 1 0
Draws 2 1 1
Losses 3 3 0
Goals for 5 5 0
Goals against 5 5 0
Clean sheets 3 2 1
Failed to score 5 4 1

Wikipedia - Mighty Blackpool F.C.

Mighty Blackpool is a Sierra Leonean football club based in the capital Freetown. They play in the Sierra Leone National Premier League, the top football league in the country. Blackpool represents the West End of Freetown and their home games are played at the National Stadium in Freetown.

The club was founded in 1923 under the name Socro United and they are the oldest and most successful football club in Sierra Leone, having won the Premier League fifteen times and the FA Cup four times. They changed their name to Mighty Blackpool in 1954 to show their admiration for the former Blackpool and England player Sir Stanley Matthews.

Mighty Blackpool have an intense rivalry with city rivals East End Lions.


Although Mighty Blackpool have won the league title fifteen times, the last time they were league champions was in the 2001 season after a dramatic finish to the season saw them finish one point ahead of Old Edwardians.

In 1989 Mighty Blackpool reached the quarter-final stages of the African Cup of Champions Clubs; the first time a club from Sierra Leone had reached that stage. In the first round they beat reigning champions ES Sétif from Algeria and on the second round beat Djoliba Athletic Club from Mali, before losing to Tonnerre Yaounde from Cameroon in the quarter finals.

In the 2007 league campaign, a 2–0 win over Golf Leopards on 15 July meant that Blackpool were on 24 points from 12 games.

Mighty Blackpool's record in the African Cup of Champions Clubs has mostly seen them eliminated in the early rounds. In 1968 they were due to play Congolese club, Étoile du Congo in the preliminary round but withdrew from the competition before the matches were played handing Étoile du Congo a walkover, and in 1975 they lost 3–0 on aggregate to Djoliba Athletic Club of Mali in the first round. In 1979 they again lost in the first round, drawing 4–4 with Accra Hearts of Oak SC of Ghana on aggregate but losing out on penalties 4–2. And in 1980 they lost to ASF Police of Senegal 4–1 on aggregate in the first round.

In 1989 they reached the Quarterfinal stage of the African Cup of Champions Clubs. In the preliminary round they had a walkover, when Benfica withdrew from the competition. In the first round they beat Algerian club ES Sétif 5–3 on penalties after the two matches ended all square at 1–1. In the second round they met Djoliba Athletic Club again, this time winning 2–1 on aggregate. They went out of the competition in the Quarter Final stage losing 4–1 to Cameroon club, Tonnerre Yaoundé. In 1992 they were again eliminated in the first round, this time by Canon Yaoundé of Cameroon after beating LPRC Oilers of Liberia in the preliminary round.

In 2006 they played in the CAF Confederation Cup, losing to CSS Richard-Toll of Senegal in the preliminary round

Mighty Blackpool is a professional soccer team based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Established in 1923, the team has a rich history and is one of the most successful and popular clubs in the country.

The team's nickname, "Mighty Blackpool," reflects their strong and powerful style of play on the field. Known for their physicality, speed, and technical skills, they have earned a reputation as a formidable force in Sierra Leonean football.

Mighty Blackpool boasts a passionate and dedicated fan base, with supporters known for their unwavering loyalty and vibrant chants during matches. The team's home stadium, the National Stadium in Freetown, is often filled with enthusiastic fans, creating an electric atmosphere that adds to the excitement of the game.

Over the years, Mighty Blackpool has achieved numerous successes, winning multiple Sierra Leone Premier League titles and domestic cups. Their success has also extended beyond national borders, with notable performances in regional competitions such as the West African Club Championship.

The team's iconic black and white striped jerseys are instantly recognizable, symbolizing their strength and unity on the field. The players, both past and present, have become local heroes and role models for aspiring young footballers in Sierra Leone.

Mighty Blackpool is not only focused on their on-field performance but also actively involved in community development initiatives. They regularly engage in charitable activities, promoting education, health, and social welfare in Sierra Leone.

With a rich history, passionate fan base, and a commitment to excellence both on and off the field, Mighty Blackpool continues to be a dominant force in Sierra Leonean football, representing the spirit and pride of the nation.