UK time is: 08:29:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Blackpool To Sign 1m Killen?

With various stories circulating that Blackpool are about to lose Wes Hoolahan, Kaspars Gorkss and Stephen Crainey for a combined fee of 750,000 due to the release clauses in their contracts, we have been looking at the players who are rumoured to be lined up for moves to the seaside.

First off it looks like former loanee left back Chris Armstrong is likely to be shown the door by Sheffield United. With the loss of both Paul Tierney and John Hills Blackpool could do a lot worse than look to bring Armstrong back on a permanent deal.

Next up Paul Wootton (above) the defender/midfielder released by Plymouth Argyle. Recently beset by injuries he has attracted the interest of a number of clubs including Leeds United and Brighton. However is he any better than the midfielders we currently have?

Chris Taylor's name has done the rounds in recent days with rumours that an offer in excess of 500k would seal a deal for the Oldham left winger. Ideal replacement for our Irish international? Most certainly.

Two strikers who have been mentioned as possible targets are Liam Dickinson of Play-Off winners Stockport, and former Latic Chris Killen currently at Glasgow Celtic. The fees quoted - 750k and 1m respectively - would be a significant increase on our current record signing of 300k for Stephen McPhee, and if true would signal a departure from Blackpool's almost legendary transfer strategy!

So are we to see the Seasiders finally splash the cash in a bid to survive in the Championship beyond the all important second season? Or is this merely paper talk and we will see the predictable influx of frees and loanees assemble for business at Bloomfield Road in the coming weeks?

Watch this space.....














Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The journalist

Writer: Sandgroanun Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 6 2008

Time: 6:39PM

Your Comments

Chris Porter would be a decent signing, scores quite a few goals for a winger.
dazza71
Chris Porter would be a decent signing, scores quite a few goals for a winger.
dazza71
Chris Porter plays for motherwell and is a striker.
mouldy_old_maki
Chris Porter plays for motherwell and is a striker.
mouldy_old_maki
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Blackpool team v Blackburn (Saturday August 16 2014)

4 years ago ... (Saturday August 16 2014)

Meet the referee Blackburn Rovers (Thursday August 14 2014)

Blackpool fail to register (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 2014)

Season preview (Friday August 8 2014)

Front page poll (Thursday July 31 2014)

Why not join blackpool vital (Thursday July 31 2014)

Pool complete Cubero deal (Thursday July 31 2014)

Blackpool interested in Orlandi (Thursday July 31 2014)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. premier 1 508
2. Bear1951 507
3. SeasideEssexXile 270
4. Layton_Seasider 154
5. SmartBloke 145
6. UAE Seasider 118
7. Bribaba 108
8. Poole-Pool 86
9. Hastings 82
10. bfcpete 81

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Blackpool 1 - 2 Brentford
Blackpool 1 - 2 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Rotherham 3 1 0 2 -2 3
19. Leeds Utd 3 1 0 2 -3 3
20. Huddersfield 3 1 0 2 -5 3
21. Wigan 3 0 1 2 -2 1
22. Bolton 3 0 1 2 -4 1
23. Fulham 3 0 0 3 -3 0
24. Blackpool 3 0 0 3 -4 0

Breaking League News

English strikers to battle out cosmopolitan clash
Leeds Utd : 23/08/2014 08:02:00
LUFC Watford v Leeds United - Over The Years
Leeds Utd : 23/08/2014 07:58:00
LUFC On This Day - August 23rd
Leeds Utd : 23/08/2014 07:27:00
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Blackpool
Wigan : 22/08/2014 23:20:00
Cardiff next test for Wolves
Wolves : 22/08/2014 22:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Burnley
Suggested By:  
Blackpool Win 12%
Draw 22%
Burnley Win 66%