UK time is: 16:59:39
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 Articles

Meet the Referee v Burnley (Thursday April 17 2014)

Leeds Review (Thursday April 17 2014)

Fans display their anger (Thursday April 10 2014)

Relegation Battle Looms (Monday April 7 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Yeovil (Sunday April 6 2014)

All Square at Loftus Road (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Battling pool earn Priceless Point (Wednesday April 2 2014)

Full time: Blackpool 1-0 Huddersfield (Saturday March 22 2014)

Archived 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 1 278
2. Poole-Pool 170
3. SaskPool 162
4. SeasideEssexXile 159
5. Bear1951 154
6. Albert Ramsbottom 133
7. UAE Seasider 82
8. BobHatton 73
9. nodrogaty 58
10. 53CODGER 53

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Birmingham 42 11 10 21 -11 43
19. Doncaster 43 11 10 22 -28 43
20. Millwall 43 10 13 20 -29 43
21. Charlton 42 10 12 20 -24 42
22. Blackpool 43 10 12 21 -27 42
23. Barnsley 43 9 12 22 -29 39
24. Yeovil 43 8 13 22 -25 37

Breaking League News

Glovers v Huddersfield - Preview
Yeovil : 20/04/2014 16:26:00
Bolton : 20/04/2014 14:58:00
Cherries travel to Ipswich
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 14:00:00
JOIN Vital Huddersfield Today!
Huddersfield : 20/04/2014 14:00:00
Surman: There will be another twist
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 13:36:00
Meet the Ref: Ipswich away
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 13:36:00
Howe: It's going to be a big game
Bournemouth : 20/04/2014 13:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you agree with last nights protests?
Suggested By:  
Totally agree 63%
Other ways to show it 37%