Vital Football

Latest Blackpool FC News

Pitch Inspection Due

Pitch Inspection Due

Referee Steve Tanner is scheduled to have a walk around the pitch at 10am this morning to assess whether the playing surface is suitable for playing on for today's game with Premiership-hopefuls, Birmingham City.

It's been yet another freezing night in Blackpool and - looking out of my windows in North Shore - the grass football pitch across from my humble abode are suitably frozen over, as are the rooftops of houses all around!

Plymouth's game against Crystal Palace has already fallen foul to the weather today and, seemingly, we'll find out shortly whether ours has followed in kind.

The last time a game was called off - if memory serves me correctly - because of a frozen pitch was back in our League One days when a game against Oldham (whom we beat in the playoffs, of course) was called off because of a frozen pitch.

Judging by temperatures of -3 showing on my little desktop 'widget', it's safe to say that should the pitch be declared as playable, multiple pairs of socks, scarves, hats, gloves and a thick coat will be the attire for the day in the stands at Bloomfield Road!



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

Writer:Jerry
Date:Saturday January 10 2009
Time: 9:54AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackpool Articles

Storm Caroline To Disrupt Weekend Action?

Fans are being urged to pay attention to the weather reports this weekend with parts of the United Kingdom set for snow.

EFL Trophy Third Round Draw (8/12/17)

The draw for the third round of this season's EFL Trophy took place earlier today.

EFL Trophy 3rd Round Ball Numbers Known (7/12/17)

The third round draw for this season's EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon and the ball numbers for the draw are now known.

2017/18 EFL Trophy 3rd Round Draw On Friday

The third round draw for this season's EFL Trophy will take place on Friday afternoon.

Blackpool Archived Articles

Vital Blackpool articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Blackpool
Write For Vital Blackpool
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Long Before The New Owners Are Announced
Suggested By: SeasideEssexXile
0-2 Weeks1%
2-4 Weeks27%
1 Month_12%
No-One Will Buy Us60%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackpool Results (view all)

Blackpool Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.premier 1100
2.SaskPool90
3.SeasideEssexXile75
4.Bear195134
5.Hastings23
6.bfcpete12
7.BobHatton11
8.suffolknwot10
9.nodrogaty9
10.themaclad7
The Vital Football Members League