Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

The 26 - year old midfielder signed for Pool on loan from Blackburn in 2003. Danns immediately impressed in the centre of the park, scoring a 30 yard screamer in a league win against Oldham at Boundary Park.

Danns went on to make 14 appearances in his loan stint, scoring two goals.

Unfortunately Steve McMahon couldn`t keep him or his Blackburn team mate Jonathan Douglas after their loans expired.

After finding first team opportunities limited at Ewood Park Neil signed for Colchester United. The midfield maestro helped the U`s clinch promotion to the Championship weighing in with his fair share of goals as the Essex club took everyone by surprise in League One.

In total Danns scored 25 goals in 78 appearances for Colchester - a formidable goal scoring record for a midfielder.

A big money move to Birmingham followed, but sadly for Danns he struggled to make an impact at St Andrew`s. Neil was limited to mainly substitute appearances for the Blues though he did find the net three times.

Neil Warnock snapped up Danns in the January transfer window for Championship rivals Crystal Palace.
If Warnock can get him playing like he did for Pool and Colchester then Palace will have a real player on their hands.
I think Danns has just about everything for an attacking midfield player - flair, vision, energy and a proven goal scoring prowess.
The Seasiders should come up against their former loanee at Selhurst Park later this month. We can only hope that Danns isn`t firing on all cylinders. He is definitely a player I would like to see pull on a Tangerine shirt again in the future.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:TangerineLordy
Date:Tuesday March 18 2008
Time: 8:25PM

Comments

0
Yeah agree is a top quality player, just a pity we couldn't hang on to him.
StevieG Col U
20/03/2008 16:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Oyston Won't Sell

Blackpool Chairman Karl Oyston has insisted he won't be selling Blackpool Football Club and will work to fix the problems at the club

McDonald Looks To Non League

The Blackpool Gazette have reported that Neil McDonald is set to look to the non league for new signings in the hope of finding the next Jamie Vardy

McAlister: 'The Standard Is Very High'

Talking to the official site, Jim McAlister spoke of his admiration for how Blackpool play after getting the first goal and of the high standard in the squad

Fans Groups Invited To Meeting With Club

Karl Oyston has offered Blackpool FC fans groups such as the BSA, BST, Yorkshire Seasiders and Basil a chance to meet him in an effort to improve relations

Archived Vital Blackpool Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Dan Bennett
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Has Been Pool's Best Player So Far This Season?
Suggested By:
Colin Doyle29%
Tom Aldred56%
Brad Potts2%
Mark Cullen4%
Jack Redshaw3%
Other6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 30 20 3 7 63 17
2 Gillingham 31 17 7 7 58 20
3 Walsall 30 16 9 5 57 17
4 Wigan 31 15 11 5 56 21
5 Coventry 31 14 10 7 52 22
6 Millwall 30 15 5 10 50 10
7 Southend 30 13 8 9 47 5
8 Sheff Utd 30 12 9 9 45 5
9 Port Vale 32 12 9 11 45 -1
10 Peterborough 30 13 5 12 44 9
11 Bradford 29 12 8 9 44 1
12 Barnsley 30 13 3 14 42 5
13 Scunthorpe 29 12 5 12 41 -3
14 Swindon 31 11 6 14 39 -2
15 Rochdale 29 10 7 12 37 -3
16 Bury 29 10 7 12 37 -13
17 Doncaster 30 9 9 12 36 -5
18 Blackpool 30 9 6 15 33 -8
19 Shrewsbury 31 9 6 16 33 -14
20 Fleetwood 29 7 9 13 30 -3
21 Chesterfield 30 9 3 18 30 -12
22 Crewe 30 6 9 15 27 -20
23 Oldham 28 4 13 11 25 -13
24 Colchester 30 5 7 18 22 -35
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Oldham Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Swindon Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bradford City (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Chesterfield (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Coventry City (H)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeasideEssexXile170
2.Bear195162
3.SaskPool52
4.premier 142
5.BobHatton38
6.Layton_Seasider29
7.whitey194224
8.Hastings22
9.53CODGER18
10.bfcpete15