Blackpool - Foot In Both Camps - Brett Ormerod
UK time is: 09:26:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Foot In Both Camps - Brett Ormerod

Brett Ryan Ormerod began his professional football career at Accrington Stanley. However he was quickly snapped up by Blackpool in March 1997 for £50000, one of the few positives to come out of Gary Megson's brief reign.

Brett's four years at the seaside demonstrated both the highs and lows of professional football, with him battling back from a badly broken leg to star in the promotion side of 2000-1, under Steve McMahon.

The following season on the back of an exceptional scoring record Premiership side Southampton bought him for a club record £1.75 million.

Despite appearing in an FA Cup Final Brett found first team opportunities limited, and was loaned out to the likes of Leeds United and Wigan Athletic.

After Southampton's relegation to the Championship he was able to play more often after the sale of various teammates who had kept him out of the side.

On January 28, 2006 Blackpool's arch-rivals Preston North End snapped Brett up on a free transfer. Unfortunately he again broke his leg in May 2006, during the Play Off Semi Final with Leeds United.

This season he has been very much involved in Preston's first team with 12 appearances to date, and one goal.

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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The journalist

Writer: Sandgroanun Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 23 2007

Time: 1:12PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
One player I would welcome back to Bloomers with open arms.
Report Abuse
23/11/2007 21:47:00

Provide he is fully fit, I'd agree Arksy!
Report Abuse
23/11/2007 21:52:00

Abit injury prone? And inconsistent? :)
StevieG Col U
Report Abuse
23/11/2007 21:57:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackpool Articles

McDonald Under Pressure As Pool Lose Again (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Lack Of Goals Costing Blackpool (Monday November 23 2015)

McDonald Talks To BBC Radio Lancashire (Thursday November 19 2015)

McDonald To Appear On Radio Lancashire (Wednesday November 18 2015)

Preston Striker Joins Blackpool On Loan (Tuesday November 17 2015)

Cameron Ruled Out For The Season (Saturday November 14 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. SeasideEssexXile 291
2. Bear1951 217
3. premier 1 212
4. BobHatton 114
5. Layton_Seasider 112
6. Morbid 52
8. whitey1942 30
9. Hastings 29
10. Albert Ramsbottom 28

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Shrewsbury 18 6 2 10 -3 20
19. Colchester 19 5 5 9 -15 20
20. Swindon 19 5 4 10 -9 19
21. Oldham 19 3 10 6 -9 19
22. Barnsley 19 5 2 12 -9 17
23. Blackpool 19 4 4 11 -13 16
24. Crewe 19 4 4 11 -15 16

Breaking League News

DRFC Decent Priced Rovers To Halt League Leaders?
Doncaster : 28/11/2015 09:00:01
DRFC Coventry City v Doncaster Rovers - History
Doncaster : 28/11/2015 09:00:00
So Mediocre It's Almost Embarrassing
Sheff Utd : 28/11/2015 08:06:00
On Your Way To Southend, Or Just Can't Wait Until 3pm?
Wigan : 28/11/2015 07:30:01
Davis must decide on striker
Crewe : 27/11/2015 22:46:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Has Been Pool's Best Player So Far This Season?
Suggested By:  
Colin Doyle 57%
Tom Aldred 11%
Brad Potts 5%
Mark Cullen 5%
Jack Redshaw 11%
Other 11%