Blackpool - Steady Eddie
UK time is: 14:18:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Steady Eddie

The summer signing from Wolves has been a revelation so far and he fully deserves to lead the team out as Captain.

Edwards is obviously a player Simon Grayson rates highly, handing him the Captain's armband over loyal Pool servants Keith Southern and Shaun Barker. And given Edwards' start to his Blackpool career, Grayson's trust in the former Wolves man looks well placed.

Rob has been a commanding presence at the heart of the defence, bringing the best form we have ever seen from defensive partner Ian Evatt.

Edwards' composure in possession must have also increased the confidence of Paul Rachubka behind him. No wonder the three wins so far this season have been built upon clean sheets.

Pool lacked a composed central defender last year. Michael Jackson and Kaspars Gorkss both did exceptionally well for Pool but they have different qualities. Neither looked entirely convincing with the ball at his feet.

But Edwards is different. He looks a cut above the rest, and at £275,000, Grayson has bagged a beauty of a bargain.




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




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

The journalist

Writer: TangerineLordy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 23 2008

Time: 4:10PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Aldred Steps Up Recovery (Thursday May 21 2015)

Blackpool Handed FA Charge (Wednesday May 20 2015)

More Talent Departing (Wednesday May 20 2015)

FA Rule On Huddersfield Game (Saturday May 16 2015)

Defender Set To Be Released (Thursday May 14 2015)

Holloway Return Not Wanted (Wednesday May 13 2015)

Orlandi Moving On? (Tuesday May 12 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)

1. premier 1 311
2. Bear1951 304
3. SeasideEssexXile 179
4. BobHatton 85
5. SaskPool 74
6. bfcpete 73
7. whitey1942 68
8. Layton_Seasider 67
9. Albert Ramsbottom 61
10. Hastings 59

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51
19. Reading 46 13 11 22 -21 50
20. Rotherham 46 11 16 19 -21 49
21. Brighton 46 10 17 19 -10 47
22. Millwall 46 9 14 23 -34 41
23. Wigan 46 9 12 25 -25 39
24. Blackpool 46 4 14 28 -55 26

Breaking League News

Team Line-Ups: Middlesbrough v Norwich
» Middlesbrough : 25/05/2015 14:13:01
Boothroyd calls for focus from Demarai Gray
» Birmingham : 25/05/2015 11:04:01
Ex Owls boss, Laws on Chansiri, Gray and Promotion Aim
» Sheff Wed : 25/05/2015 10:18:01
Special relationship could end Leeds move for Beckford
» Leeds Utd : 25/05/2015 09:06:01
LUFC Former favourite would love return to Leeds
» Leeds Utd : 25/05/2015 08:32:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 12%
Huddersfield win 77%
Draw 11%