Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Festive Fun

Festive Fun

Before the frantic festive footie period starts on the 22nd Decemeber, Pool have to negotiate five more games, including the big derby.

Let's first cast our minds back to this time last year. Pool were about to embark on an awesome run of form which would win Simon Grayson manager of the month. December 2006 was truly special for the Seasiders. Sumptuous football, goals galore and a near perfect set of results - that was the marker that we layed down to the rest of the League. Ultimately we kicked on in the new year and the rest is history.

We cannot expect the same set of results (although it would be nice). However, the next set of five games offer a genuine opportunity to pick up some wins and put some distance between ourselves and our rivals down near the bottom.

Two home games against Norwich and QPR, both below us in the table, are winnable. If we could pick up some points in these two, we could steal a march on these struggling ex - Premiership clubs.

A trip to Scunthorpe next Monday could be a great chance to get that elusive second away win. Then it's the big one. Aside from the obvious local rivalry, in terms of league points and positions it is crucial that we pick up a result at Dumpdale.

Nobody said it would be easy in The Championship. But, we have consistently showed that we are a match for anyone in this league on our day. Our only main problem is sticking the white round thing between the two posts. Start doing that regularly and Pool will move up the table in no time. And that starts on Tuesday night against Norwich at Bloomfield Road.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:TangerineLordy
Date:Sunday November 25 2007
Time: 5:06PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (21/3/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

EFL League Two Team Of 2016 Named

The EFL Awards ceremony is definitely nearing, as is the end of the season, as yesterday saw the three Football League Select XI's of 2016 named.

Bowyer & Lyness Discuss Newport Win

Manager Gary Bowyer and goalkeeper Dean Lyness have been giving their thoughts following Blackpool's victory over Newport County at the weekend.

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)

Newport MotM
Suggested By:
Lyness55%
Mellor0%
Aldred0%
Robertson0%
Daniel0%
Danns0%
Flores0%
Payne0%
Delfouneso0%
Cullen0%
Osayi-Samuel33%
Sub-Matt0%
Sub-Black6%
Sub-Aimson6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 38 23 9 6 78 31
2 Plymouth 38 22 6 10 72 18
3 Portsmouth 38 19 8 11 65 25
4 Stevenage 38 19 4 15 61 12
5 Luton 38 15 15 8 60 20
6 Carlisle 38 15 14 9 59 0
7 Exeter 38 17 7 14 58 16
8 Blackpool 38 14 15 9 57 20
9 Mansfield 38 14 13 11 55 3
10 Wycombe 38 15 10 13 55 1
11 Colchester 38 15 9 14 54 3
12 Cambridge 37 15 8 14 53 6
13 Grimsby 38 14 9 15 51 -2
14 Accrington 37 12 12 13 48 -1
15 Barnet 38 11 15 12 48 -5
16 Morecambe 38 13 7 18 46 -13
17 Yeovil 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Crewe 38 11 12 15 45 -11
19 Crawley 38 12 9 17 45 -16
20 Notts County 38 12 7 19 43 -23
21 Hartlepool 38 10 11 17 41 -15
22 Cheltenham 38 9 12 17 39 -14
23 Newport 38 7 12 19 33 -20
24 Leyton Orient 38 9 5 24 32 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Mar 25 2017 3:00PM : Hartlepool United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Luton Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Grimsby Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Doncaster Rovers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1246
2.SeasideEssexXile206
3.SaskPool196
4.Bear1951137
5.Layton_Seasider78
6.Hastings53
7.BobHatton41
8.suffolknwot17
9.53CODGER16
10.themaclad16
Write for Vital Football