Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

The Engine Room

The Engine Room

Opposing midfielders Leon Britton and Adrian Forbes give their views on the 1-1 draw between Blackpool and Swansea City.

Leon Britton - Swansea City

"There's a big responsibility on the strikers, but the service coming through to them wasn't great.'

"We really battled for that point, though, and it's not a bad result away at Blackpool."

"The back four did really well all game, they were strong and stood up to everything that was thrown at us."

'Our goal did come against the run of play. Alan Tate's trying to claim it, but he's getting some stick for that! I'm pretty sure it was an own goal.'


Adrian Forbes - Blackpool

'It was a cracking game for the neutral - real end-to-end stuff - but we were relieved to get that equaliser.'

'I think we were the stronger team on the day, but we had to show the character to keep going for that goal after putting them under so much pressure with no reward."

'It's very tight at the top of the table with everyone capable of beating each other."

'We have to set our stall out and maintain our form to stay up there.'


Talk about this on the BFC forum

We will have the fans reaction tommorrow afternoon. Read views from Tuesday night.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Editor
Date:Sunday December 10 2006
Time: 6:27PM

Comments

0
i thought britton was one of swanseas better players on the day, lets hope forbes can counutine playing like he did on saturday
j_campbell
10/12/2006 19:44:00
0
It's funny how opinions differ, as I thought Forbes had a bad game, and was a bit clueless on the ball!
toronto_pool
10/12/2006 20:18:00
0
Forbes was always going to be up for this game, lets hope he carries it on to Friday. Onwards + Upwards
SeasideEssexXile
10/12/2006 21:44:00
0
Leon Britton showed touches of his quality on Saturday. However I believe they miss the craft of Kevin McLeod.
sandgroanun
11/12/2006 08:55:00
0
Thought Akinfenwa looked unfit, wonder if qwe are still interested in him? Onwards + Upwards
SeasideEssexXile
11/12/2006 09:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackpool Articles

Vital View - League 2, 29th April 2017

Plymouth moved to the top - they'll battle with Doncaster & Portsmouth to be crowned Champions. It looks as if Hartlepool will join Leyton Orient in Non-League.

Stats: Notts County v Blackpool

All the stats from Notts County (1) vs (0) Blackpool, Meadow Lane, 29/4/17 Att: 7,108

Notts County v Blackpool - Follow Live On Twitter

Blackpool go to Meadow Lane as the visitors to Notts County today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Match Day Officials v Notts County (29/4/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Notts County this Saturday.

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Notts County MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Slocombe0%
Mellor0%
Aldred0%
Robertson0%
Taylor0%
Delfouneso0%
Danns0%
Payne50%
Daniel0%
Potts0%
Cullen0%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel0%
Sub - Vassell0%
Sub - Flores50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Plymouth 45 26 8 11 86 25
P Doncaster 45 25 10 10 85 31
P Portsmouth 45 25 9 11 84 34
4 Luton 45 19 17 9 74 25
5 Exeter 45 21 8 16 71 20
6 Carlisle 45 17 17 11 68 0
7 Blackpool 45 17 16 12 67 21
8 Stevenage 45 20 7 18 67 7
9 Cambridge 45 19 9 17 66 9
10 Colchester 45 18 12 15 66 8
11 Wycombe 45 18 12 15 66 4
12 Mansfield 45 17 14 14 65 4
13 Accrington 45 16 14 15 62 0
14 Grimsby 45 17 10 18 61 -4
15 Barnet 45 14 15 16 57 -4
16 Notts County 45 16 8 21 56 -21
17 Crewe 45 13 13 19 52 -12
18 Morecambe 45 14 10 21 52 -18
19 Yeovil 45 11 17 17 50 -13
20 Cheltenham 45 12 14 19 50 -15
21 Crawley 45 13 11 21 50 -18
22 Newport 45 11 12 22 45 -23
23 Hartlepool 45 10 13 22 43 -22
R Leyton Orient 45 10 6 29 36 -38
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

May 6 2017 5:30PM : Leyton Orient (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Vital Football Comment