Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Hull or Bristol for the Premier League

Hull or Bristol for the Premier League

Bristol City will meet Hull City at Wembley to decide who will play Premier League football next season.

Bristol beat Crystal Palace 4-2 on aggregate. While Hull hammered Watford 6-1 over the two legs, four of those goals coming at the KC stadium last night.

Many Pool fans will not be surprised to see Watford eliminated after the Hornets' average performance against the Seasiders in the last game of the season.

Bristol City's performance throughout the season has surprised everyone in the Championship. After coming up from League One with Scunthorpe and ourselves, City have remained consistent all the way through the campaign. Despite many suspecting City would slip up Gary Johnson's side have defied the odds to reach Wembley.

It is interesting to compare the fortunes of the three promoted teams this year. As City prepare to take on Hull for a place in the Premier League, Scunthorpe head straight bak to League One. The Mighty have another season of Championship football to look forward to, meaning all three clubs could be in different leagues next season.

But who would have thought that Hull and Bristol City would be competing the play-off final? Early in the season both sides visited Bloomfield Road with Pool drawing 1-1 with Bristol and beating Hull 2-1 in the last minute. In fact the Tangerines took four points off Phil Brown's side this season.

The final looks to be too close to call with both teams in fine form. Bristol City do have a habit of capitulating in the play-offs so I will go for a narrow win for Hull.
What do you think?



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

Writer:TangerineLordy
Date:Thursday May 15 2008
Time: 10:23AM

Comments

0
Nothing against Hull, But i think Bristol City could do something in the Prem....
quietman
15/05/2008 22:52:00
0
I hope for your sake you are wrong!
sandgroanun
18/05/2008 23:04:00
0
Whichever of the 2 go up. If they manage to stay up then surely that gives the rest of the clubs in the Championship hope for the following season, as it stands Derby are the benchmark for a promoted side, and boy will they be remembered for all the wrong reasons.
Dean1
19/05/2008 05:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Blackpool Articles

Longstaff In Team Of The Week (22/8/17)

Blackpool are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

2017/18 Diving Ban Panel Announced

Following on from the news that the Football Association would look at retrospective action for diving this season...

EFL Introduces ABBA For 2017/18

The EFL yesterday confirmed that it would support the trial of the reformed ABBA penalty format for the new season.

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)

PO - Exeter MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Slocombe7%
Aimson7%
Aldred2%
Robertson1%
Payne4%
Mellor1%
Danns23%
Potts22%
Daniel2%
Cullen25%
Vassell2%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel1%
Sub - Black1%
Sub - Flores2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.SeasideEssexXile181
2.premier 1168
3.SaskPool119
4.Hastings65
5.BobHatton52
6.AbelBFC37
7.bfcpete34
8.Bear195128
9.Morbid26
10.whitey194220
The Vital Football Members League