Sunderland have been knocked from the FA Cup by second-tier Bolton Wanderers after losing their third-round replay with a score of 2-0.
Blackpool will take a slender lead into the second leg of their Championship playoff semi-final after beating Birmingham City 1-0.
Two goals from Frank Lampard and another from John Terry gave Chelsea a 3-1 win at Blackpool on Monday.
Dimitar Berbatov hailed Manchester United's mental strength on Tuesday after his brace helped the side come from two goals down to beat Blackpool 3-2.
Kenny Dalglish admitted he has some "big challenges" ahead after Blackpool condemned Liverpool to a 2-1 defeat on Wednesday.
Dazzling lights, an Eiffel Tower of its own and the constant "ker-ching" of slot machines make Blackpool Britain's answer to Las Vegas. But unlike the booming extravagant resort in the Nevada desert, Blackpool is fading fast, and the seaside town is gambling on a Vegas-style super-casino makeover to save it.