Blackpool - Coidy's chance to shine.
UK time is: 17:18:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Coidy's chance to shine.

Coidy is part of the wallpaper at Bloomfield Road. He has come through the ranks as a youngster and established himself in ten years at the club as Mr. Blackpool F.C.

Now he has made the step up to the Championship with his only club could we see the likeable scouser truly fulfill his potential?

Coidy's versatility has been as much a hindrance as a help to his football career. Danny can and has played in numerous positions in his 260 plus appearances with BFC. Left back, right back, central midfield, right midfield and left midfield, Coidy has played all over the park. His development as a player has surely been hindered by his constant swapping of positions.

The popular 27 year-old (yes he is that old now!)has also struggled with injuries, particularly in the last three years.

Coid made just 15 appearances last season. He started at left back in the final game against Watford and produced an excellent performance given his lack of football throughout the season.

So what chance of Coidy cementing his place in the first team this season? Well, firstly many fans thought they had seen the last of Danny but Simon Grayson gave him a new deal in May. Danny certainly needs to repay Larry's faith in him.

Coidy's talent, technique and workrate, I believe, cannot be questioned. He has what it takes to compete in the Championship. The only problem lies in where he fits into the Blackpool team.

This could be solved if the expected departure of Kaspars Gorkss to QPR goes ahead. Larry may ask Shaun Barker, surely the club's new captain, to play at centre back. Coidy could then compete with new signing Alex John-Baptiste for the right back berth, Danny's supposed favourite position.

Danny has long been adored by Blackpool fans for his loyalty to the club. And for the man who scored Pool's second goal in the LDV trophy win over Southend at the Millennium Stadium in 2004, a season of regular football with his club in the Championship would be just rewards for Mr. Blackpool.

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: TangerineLordy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 6 2008

Time: 3:16PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
With players leaving The Tangerine fans might see more of him in the season ahead
Report Abuse
07/07/2008 20:35:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Blackpool vs Swindon Town (Sunday October 4 2015)

Team vs Swindon (Saturday October 3 2015)

Blackpool vs Chesterfield (Wednesday September 30 2015)

Ranger: 'I Should Have Given More' (Tuesday September 29 2015)

Shrewsbury vs Blackpool (Sunday September 27 2015)

Oyston Meets With Fans Progress Group (Friday September 25 2015)

Still No Future For Ranger (Thursday September 24 2015)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Oldham 11 1 8 2 -4 11
19. Shrewsbury 11 3 2 6 -4 11
20. Scunthorpe 11 3 2 6 -4 11
21. Doncaster 11 2 5 4 -5 11
22. Blackpool 11 3 2 6 -8 11
23. Fleetwood 11 2 3 6 -5 9
24. Crewe 11 1 3 7 -9 6

Breaking League News

Crewe turn to Trophy
Crewe : 06/10/2015 17:05:00
Alex hope for confidence boost
Crewe : 06/10/2015 16:48:01
Skipper out for couple months
Crewe : 06/10/2015 16:39:00
Vital Posh SEPTEMBER Player of the Month (Poll)
Peterborough : 06/10/2015 16:00:00
Video - Long Ahead Of Notts County
Sheff Utd : 06/10/2015 14:35:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 29%
Huddersfield win 56%
Draw 15%