Blackpool - Blackpool's management conundrum
UK time is: 17:10:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Blackpool's management conundrum

It's been interesting watching how the votes have fluctuated over the last seven days. Support for the new management team was pretty strong, particularly in the build up to the Coventry game. Three new loan signings had boosted the optimism of the fans.

But since the 2-1 reverse at the Ricoh Arena, the voting has swayed towards the third option - We need a new manager. 55 per cent of you went with that option whereas 32 per cent are happy to give Parkes and Thompson until the end of the season.

Going back to the Wolves game at the end of December and the atmosphere at Bloomfield Road on a freezing cold night was terrific. 'Tony Parkes' Tangerine Army!' echoed around the North and West stands - the Blackpool fans were right behind the new boss.

But just two games and two defeats later serious question marks are being put against the manager's head. Whether Messrs Parkes and Thompson are the right combination to take BFC forward in the future is open to debate. But we must get behind the management team and the players because league points are all that matters for now. We need to re-create the atmosphere from the Wolves game on Saturday against Birmingham. Let's roar the Tangerines on to the double over the Blues and get us moving up the table.




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:Tuesday January 20 2009

Time: 7:46PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Jurys still out. Onwards + Upwards
SeasideEssexXile
Report Abuse
21/01/2009 17:45:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackpool Articles

McDonald Pleased With Morecambe Test (Thursday July 30 2015)

St Johnstone 0-1 Blackpool (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Owen Oyston Issues Bid Response (Thursday July 23 2015)

Ross County vs Blackpool (Wednesday July 22 2015)

BST Bid Ignored (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Squires Gate Undergoing Work (Tuesday July 21 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)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Burton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bury 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

DRFC Donny lose seven-goal thriller
Doncaster : 01/08/2015 16:51:00
DRFC Furman - From Blackburn to Bury
Doncaster : 01/08/2015 15:54:01
DRFC Doncaster 2-3 Wolves Half Time Report
Doncaster : 01/08/2015 15:50:00
Walsall Team To Face Luton
Walsall : 01/08/2015 14:52:00
Spanish Trialist Unveiled
Walsall : 01/08/2015 14:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackpool win 19%
Huddersfield win 64%
Draw 17%