UK time is: 08:22:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Blackpool Interview Falkirk's Hughes?

It is rumoured thatFalkirk boss John Hughes has had a formal interview with Blackpool today about the vacant manager's post.

'Yogi' is regarded as one of the brightest young managers in Britain, and has been gaffer at the wonderfully named 'Falkirk Stadium' for five years.

It is thought that his great friend and former co-manager at Falkirk, Owen Coyle, wrote the reference sent to Blackpool.

Hughes, who turned 44 in September, has performed miracles at the club - promoting them in 2005 from the First Division as Champions, whilst winning the Scottish Challenge Cup in the same year.

He has also guided The Bairns to two CIS cup semi finals in three years and they play Rangers later this month for a place in the final.

There won't be any problems with Hughes settling in at Blackpool, and not least because of his big character, because Falkirk's ground has only three sides as well!

Speculation surrounding other possible management material such as Paul Simpson and Jim Gannon is ongoing.




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: Editor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 6 2009

Time: 3:07PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Meet the Ref: Ipswich Town (Thursday October 30 2014)

Head to Head: Ipswich (Thursday October 30 2014)

Blackpool announce Clark (Thursday October 30 2014)

Clark pools target? (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Riga exits Bloomfield Road (Monday October 27 2014)

Is Val about to buy? (Sunday October 26 2014)

Blackpools awful start (Sunday October 26 2014)

Half Time: Reading 1-0 Blackpool (Saturday October 25 2014)

Blackpool team to face Reading (Saturday October 25 2014)

On this day: 1991 (Saturday October 25 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11
24. Blackpool 14 1 3 10 -14 6

Breaking League News

Howe: It's great to have so much competition
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 08:12:00
Cook: Finding another level
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 08:07:00
LUFC On This Day - October 31st
Leeds Utd : 31/10/2014 07:15:00
Lennon: Adams Was The Right Choice
Norwich : 31/10/2014 07:00:00
Rowett Attention to Detail Revealed
Birmingham : 31/10/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can blackpool get their first 3 points?
Suggested By:  
Yes 48%
No 52%