Blackpool - Pitch Inspection Due
UK time is: 13:33:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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!




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: Jerry Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 10 2009

Time: 9:54AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

Blackpool vs Walsall (Friday August 28 2015)

Village Hotels To End Sponsorship (Thursday August 27 2015)

Holloway Has His Say (Tuesday August 25 2015)

Basham On Blackpool (Tuesday August 25 2015)

Transfer Progress Being Made (Monday August 24 2015)

Sheffield United vs Blackpool (Sunday August 23 2015)

Blackpool Transfer Talk- Michael Smith (Thursday August 20 2015)

Blackpool vs Burton Albion (Tuesday August 18 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 1 381
2. Bear1951 244
3. SeasideEssexXile 201
4. Layton_Seasider 180
5. SaskPool 161
6. BobHatton 130
7. Hastings 114
8. SmartBloke 105
9. Albert Ramsbottom 93
10. whitey1942 58

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Sheff Utd 2 - 0 Blackpool
Blackpool 1 - 2 Burton
Blackpool 0 - 2 Rochdale
Colchester 2 - 2 Blackpool

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Peterborough 4 1 0 3 -4 3
19. Shrewsbury 4 0 2 2 -2 2
20. Crewe 4 0 2 2 -3 2
21. Southend 4 0 2 2 -3 2
22. Bradford 4 0 2 2 -4 2
23. Colchester 4 0 2 2 -5 2
24. Blackpool 4 0 1 3 -5 1

Breaking League News

Team News: Peterborough United v Gillingham
Peterborough : 29/08/2015 10:58:01
Latics v Crewe Alexandra Big Game Preview
Wigan : 29/08/2015 10:23:01
Posh Slight Favourites To Beat Gillingham!
Peterborough : 29/08/2015 10:18:00
League One Match Day 5 Preview
Peterborough : 29/08/2015 09:42:00
Can City Make It A Ricoh Hat-Trick?
Coventry : 29/08/2015 09:13:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 18%
Huddersfield win 65%
Draw 17%